Craig Sports Briefs for March 26, 2014: Craig BCA Standings through 23 weeks |

Craig Sports Briefs for March 26, 2014: Craig BCA Standings through 23 weeks

Heading into a short break, team Git R Done has opened its lead to the largest of the season, all but locking up a first-place finish in the Craig BCA billiards league.

With 23 weeks of play finished the team sits at 3,823 points, more than 150 ahead of the current runner-up, One Eyed Bandits. The Bandits have 3,667 points in second place.

Uh-Oh is in no mans land, in third place for now, 60 points behind the Bandits and 53 ahead of Odd Ballz at 3,607.

Before that, the bottom half of the league had pulled within 20 points of Uh-Oh, but Odd Ballz now sits in fourth and Out 4 Blood dropped to fifth place by one point, with 3,553.

No Ex-Cue-Ses dropped off the pace a bit but still is within 50 of Odd Ballz. It sits in sixth place with 3,506 on the season.

The league plays at 6 p.m. Mondays at Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. It will go on a two-week break from playing for the beginning of spring and resume April 14.

For more information, call Jolene Walls at 970-620-0056 or email the league at

Parks and Rec seeking baseball, softball umpires

Craig Parks and Recreation is hiring umpires for the upcoming youth baseball and youth softball leagues.

Applicants must be at least 14 years old and possess a working knowledge of the game to start. Certification classes will be offered before the start of the season.

Youth baseball has three leagues for children ages 8 to

15, and there are coach pitch and player pitch girls softball leagues. Softball leagues will begin May 5 and baseball starts May 19.

For more information, call Parks and Rec at 970-826-2006 (baseball) or 970-826-2004 (softball).

Youth turkey hunt to take place near Craig through CPW

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will take two youth hunters on a spring turkey hunt this May.

The hunt will be mentored by CPW and focus on teaching

more inexperienced hunters about respect for wildlife, the outdoors and the hunting tradition in Colorado. Anyone younger than 18 with a hunter safety card is invited to apply.

Those interested must send a letter with their name, address, Hunter Education card number and a phone number to reach their parent or guardian. They also must submit an essay in the letter indicating why they think they should be picked for the hunt.

A press release from CPW said all hunters are encouraged to apply but those who are less experienced will be prioritized in the selection process.

Applicants should send their letter by April 15 to Craig District Wildlife Manager Mike Swaro, 815 Ashley Road, Craig, CO 81625. For more information, call the CPW office in Meeker at 970-878-6090.