Craig Sports Briefs for July 30, 2016: Bowler Sheyenne Cromer competes at national level
Craig’s Sheyenne Cromer took on the biggest bowling tournament of her life last week as part of the Junior Gold ChampionshipsJunior Gold Championships from July 18 to 22 in Indianapolis. from July 18 to 22 in Indianapolis.
Junior Gold Championships from July 18 to 22 in Indianapolis.
Cromer tied for 476th out of 792 competitors in the girls 20 and under division, which included four days with four games each in the opening rounds.
Her best day was her first, with a peak score of 213, a 729 total and 182.25 average to rank at 105, but the following days were different, which she owed to organizers’ use of varying oil patterns on the lanes.
“After I did one game, I’d have to move down eight or 10 lanes, and a lot of the girls I bowled with were right-handed, so the oil broke down differently,” she said. “It made it hard to adjust.”
Cromer’s final score was a 2576 and a 161 average.
The recent Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School graduate will attend Colorado State University this fall and hopes to continue in the sport for many years. graduate will attend Colorado State University this fall and hopes to continue in the sport for many years.
Moffat County High School graduate will attend Colorado State University this fall and hopes to continue in the sport for many years.
Hearing professional bowlers speak at Junior Gold about their early struggles inspired her to stay persistent.
“I’m going to keep working at it,” she said. “I want to be a role model for kids in Craig to let them know they can make it far.”
Over the Line tournament takes place during Balloon Festival
The Colorado State Over the Line Championship is seeking registration for the tournament that will be in action Aug. 6 at Loudy-Simpson Park during Moffat County Balloon FestivalMoffat County Balloon Festival..
This is the second year the game Over the Line has been part of Balloon Festival, and winners will be the official state champs.
The game Over the Line was originally created by Old Mission Beach Athletic Club, a variation of bat and ball games like baseball and softball that involves three-person teams.
Hitters do not run any bases, and the field consists of a triangle in place of home plate and a rectangle for fielders. A batter’s teammate serves as the pitcher and tosses them the ball — a modified version of a softball — which they hit into the field of play.
Anything not caught by opposing fielders landing in the field qualifies as a hit, with three hits scoring a point. A home run is anything hit past and clearing all fielders without them touching it.
For a full explanation of the setup and rules, visit http://www.ombac.org/over-the-line/otl-rules-of-the-gamehttp://www.ombac.org/over-the-line/otl-rules-of-the-game..
The cost is $75 per team for a group of three. Teams can be co-ed, and women are allowed to wear gloves while fielding. Players must be 12 or older.
The deadline to register is July 31, and forms are available at Jackson’s Office Supply, 106 W. Victory Way.
For more information, call Derek Cleverly at 970-629-8499.
Adult kickball league coming up
Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation is starting a co-ed kickball league for ages 15 and older. The sport will feature games at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Woodbury Sports Complex. is starting a co-ed kickball league for ages 15 and older. The sport will feature games at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Woodbury Sports Complex.
Craig Parks & Recreation is starting a co-ed kickball league for ages 15 and older. The sport will feature games at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Woodbury Sports Complex.
Teams of men and women must include at least eight members ages 15 or older, with a registration cost of $100 per group or $20 per individual player.
The deadline to register is Aug. 1, with games beginning Aug. 8. Forms are available at 300 W. Fourth St.
For more information, call 970-826-2004.
Race for good cause with Elevate Education 5K
The Elevate Education 5KElevate Education 5K hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education will take place at 7 a.m. Aug. 6 at Loudy-Simpson Park, shortly after the balloon launch for Moffat County Balloon Festival. hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education will take place at 7 a.m. Aug. 6 at Loudy-Simpson Park, shortly after the balloon launch for Moffat County Balloon Festival.
Elevate Education 5K hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education will take place at 7 a.m. Aug. 6 at Loudy-Simpson Park, shortly after the balloon launch for Moffat County Balloon Festival.
Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and the price is $20 per runner, with kids under 18 free.
The proceeds will benefit FMCE’s work with local schools.
Young Life tourney swings into action Aug. 6
The Bear River Young Life 2016 Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 6 at Yampa Valley Golf CourseYampa Valley Golf Course. The four-person scramble features an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.. The four-person scramble features an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.
Yampa Valley Golf Course. The four-person scramble features an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.
The tournament costs $240 per team fee for greens fees, catered lunch and cart fees. There is a $1,700 payout, as well as many fun twists throughout the course during the day. Also, a $42,000 prize is available from 360 Insurance for a hole-in-one on YVGC’s seventh hole.
Register online at bearriver.younglife.orgbearriver.younglife.org or at the golf course. or at the golf course.
bearriver.younglife.org or at the golf course.
Ladies golf fundraiser takes place Aug. 10
The Rally for the Cause Ladies Golf Tournament tees off Aug. 10 at Yampa Valley Golf Course as a fundraiser for Moffat County Cancer Society with sponsorship by The Memorial HospitalThe Memorial Hospital..
The day begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start, and play is a four-person scramble format.
Foursomes can be entered, or organizers can place people with teams if necessary.
Entry is $40 and includes lunch, though players are responsible for green fees and cart rental.
Players are also encouraged to wear pink.
Registration is due by noon Aug. 8, and sign-up is available on the bulletin board at YVGC.
Softball tourney moved to Aug. 20, 21
The Yampa Valley Young Professional Balls Out Co-Ed Softball Tournament has been rescheduled to take place Aug. 20 and 21.
Organizers opted to push the fundraiser event back to give people more time to sign up and have also lowered the registration price, which is now $150 down from $200 per team.
Players must be 18 years old or older, or 14 and older with parental consent. The deadline to sign up is Aug. 13.
The tournament is scheduled to start pool play Aug. 20, with the field location currently undetermined, followed by a single elimination tournament the next day.
People looking for a team can visit https://www.facebook.com/YampaValleyYoungProfessionalshttps://www.facebook.com/YampaValleyYoungProfessionals..
For more information or to register, call Amanda Tomlinson at 970-629-8578 or Tori Pingley at 970-629-2544.
Moffat County High School is on the lookout for a new head coach for the Bulldog wrestling program after this week.