Craig Sports Briefs for March 27, 2015: Hunting application deadline approaching, class offered to assist in process |

Craig Sports Briefs for March 27, 2015: Hunting application deadline approaching, class offered to assist in process

The deadline to apply for limited licenses from Colorado Parks & Wildlife for this year’s hunting seasons is April 7, and CPW will host “License Application 101” for those who need assistance with the endeavor.

The class will take place at 6 p.m. April 1 at the Steamboat Springs CPW and Forest Service office, 925 Weiss Dr., in Steamboat.

When applying, hunters should remember basic details such as desired location, season, type of big game, method of take and other items of information.

Those applying will need the following to apply for and purchase a license online:

• Valid photo ID

• Proof of hunter education certification

• Proof of Colorado residency (if applicable)

• 2015 Habitat Stamp (available online during application process)

• Social Security number (new customers ages 12 and older)

• Hunt codes (up to four for each species)

• Method of payment

Those who miss the deadline for limited licenses or choose otherwise can purchase an over-the-counter license beginning July 21 with no application necessary. Leftover limited licenses will go on sale starting Aug. 4.

For more information, visit

Deadline approaching for baseball, softball signups

Parks & Recreation’s seasons for Craig Youth Baseball, girls slow pitch softball, T-ball and coach pitch are coming up soon.

The deadline is April 8 and the fee is $40 for softball, T-ball and coach pitch. Ages are 5 to 6 for T-ball, 7 to 8 for coach pitch and girls ages 8 to 18 for softball The season will start May 4.

Registration is available at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St. or online at

For more information, call 970-826-2029.

Craig Youth Baseball is available for ages in divisions of 8 to 10, 11 to 12 and 13 to 15. Ages 8 to 12 will travel to Hayden, Meeker and Rangely at least once during the season, while road games for the older teams will be decided in April. A meeting for parents and players will take place before practice starts in late April or early May. Games will start May 18.

The deadline is April 15 and the fee is $50 to sign up for baseball. Registration is available at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St. or online at

For more information, call 970-826-2006.

Craig billiards league scores — Week 19

BCA Pool Leagues has gone through 19 weeks of play, starting its season in early September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, with a Sunday 9-ball league and a Monday 8-ball league.

The 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 8, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.

Breaks in league play on March 28 and 29 and April 5 and 6 will lead to several more weeks of play before the city championships May 2 and 3, as the top teams face off for who will go to the larger event in Las Vegas.

For more information, call 970-620-0056 or visit For scoring, visit


Team — Games Won/Lost

Mario — 280/233

Steve H. — 265/248

Ebee — 257/256

Kenny — 257/256

James M. — 249/264

Roy — 231/282


Team — Total Points

Rack ‘em N Scratch ‘em— 3099

Kim — 3009

One-Eyed Bandits — 2991

Young Bucks — 2944

Roy — 2913

Out 4 Blood — 2911

Craig Daily Press offers March Madness contest

If you’ve got a head for college basketball in the biggest tournament of the year, you can still catch the fever online with the Craig Daily Press Battle of the Brackets.

Visit to sign up for the free event, which is part of the national UPICKEM program, offering prizes at the local and national levels, a $1 million prize at stake for those who correctly predict the winner of every game of the NCAA Men’s Division I event.

Participants can pick before each game instead of setting their entire bracket from the start. VIP pickers include Shane Camilletti of Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, Ryan Duran of Eastside Liquor, Steve Maneotis of Victory Motors, Brett Etzler of Carelli’s Pizzeria & Pasta and Andy Bockelman, Daily Press sports reporter.

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