Craig Sports Briefs for June 22, 2016: Stelios Peroulis takes to gridiron for final time in All-State game
Stelios Peroulis, a 2016 Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School graduate, played in the graduate, played in the Colorado High School Coaches AssociationColorado High School Coaches Association All-State football game June 10 in Alamosa. All-State football game June 10 in Alamosa.
Peroulis, who was honored in the sport last fall as the 2A Western Slope North League Player of the Year, among other distinctions, was part of the roster for the South team, which took a 9-0 defeat to the North side.
The former Bulldog is the second MCHS athlete in a row to play in the annual football game, which Matt Hamilton participated in last year.
Peroulis — who competed against and alongside regional rivals such as Steamboat Springs’ Joe DeLine, Rifle’s Tyler Bosshardt and Meeker’s TJ Shelton one last time — said the experience is one he hopes all MCHS athletes will strive to achieve.
Moffat County’s Leah Camilletti, a 3A Western Slope League Player of the Year and multiple All-State honoree, was also invited to participate in CHSCA’s All-State event for girls basketball but was unable to attend.
The organization recognizes the top players around the state based on coaches’ recommendations within the activities of football, hoops, softball, cross country, volleyball, wrestling and spirit.
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. this Saturday at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave. from 6 to 9 p.m. this Saturday at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.
Bowl-for-Kids fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. this Saturday 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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