Craig Sports Briefs for June 18, 2016: Wake the Whittler 5K runs Saturday
Saturday is the fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Runfifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the as part of the Whittle the Wood RendezvousWhittle the Wood Rendezvous, at Loudy-Simpson Park., at Loudy-Simpson Park.
fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, at Loudy-Simpson Park.
Wake the Whittler, the first in a series of summer running events hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education, starts registration at 7:15 a.m., with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m. and the Fun Run following.
All runners will receive a t-shirt and the top male and female runners in each age group will take home prizes. The cost is $20 for adults, free to ages 17 and younger.
Funds benefit FMCE’s work with local schools. Registration can be dropped off at Eastside Liquor or mailed to PO Box 985, Craig, CO 81626.
Kickball tournament plays during Whittle the Wood
Grand Futures Prevention CoalitionGrand Futures Prevention Coalition will host a Slip ‘n Slide kickball tournament during Whittle the Wood Rendezvous Saturday in Loudy-Simpson Park. will host a Slip ‘n Slide kickball tournament during Whittle the Wood Rendezvous Saturday in Loudy-Simpson Park.
Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host a Slip ‘n Slide kickball tournament during Whittle the Wood Rendezvous Saturday in Loudy-Simpson Park.
Registration starts at 10 a.m., with the first half of the tourney for middle-schoolers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. High school students will play from 2 to 4 p.m.
The cost of the event is free but is separate from Whittle the Wood.
For more information, call 970-824-5752.
Register by Monday for Cottonwood Classic
The 49th annual Cottonwood Classic hosted by Yampa Valley Golf Course tees off June 24 to 26.
Registration is currently open for the three-day men’s tournament, with an entry fee of $180, plus an additional $10 for those wishing to enter the senior flight.
The cost of a cart is $18 per day or $54 for the tourney.
Golfers must provide information such as United States Golf Association handicap and other relevant details.
Forms are available at yampavalleygolf.comyampavalleygolf.com and the deadline to register is Monday. Send forms and registration fees to: and the deadline to register is Monday. Send forms and registration fees to:
yampavalleygolf.com and the deadline to register is Monday. Send forms and registration fees to:
Yampa Valley Golf Course
PO Box 1110
Craig, CO 81626
For more information, call 970-824-FORE (3673).
Bowling fundraiser to benefit child advocates group
Northwest Rocky Mountain Colorado CASA — Court Appointed Special Advocates — will host the Bowl-for-Kids fundraiserBowl-for-Kids fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. June 25 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave. from 6 to 9 p.m. June 25 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.
Bowl-for-Kids fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. June 25 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.
The evening will include door prizes, bake sale and silent auction, as well as multiple rounds on the lanes.
Registration comes in several packages. The Spare is $100 for a team of five and is available to students, nonprofit groups or families and friends. The Strike is a corporate-sponsored team of five for $500.
The Deuce is available for $200 for companies wishing to display a banner at the event, while the Turkey is a corporate team of five, banner and additional sponsorship benefits for $750.
Prices include shoe rentals and three games of bowling.
Funds will go toward CASA’s work with abused and neglected children in Moffat, Routt and Grand counties.
For more information or to register, call 970-819-6233.
Moffat County cheerleaders offer free clinic
The Moffat County Thunder Cheer team will host a free clinic June 27 through July 1 at Suite 119 of Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.
Registration will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. June 27 with sessions from 5 to 7 p.m. each day.
Girls and boys who participate will learn basic cheer and tumbling techniques and will perform with the team in the Fourth of July parade. Parents need to sign a liability waiver before their child participates.
For more information or to pre-register, visit the team’s Facebook pageFacebook page or call 970-846-9054 or 970-756-0588. or call 970-846-9054 or 970-756-0588.Facebook page or call 970-846-9054 or 970-756-0588.
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