Craig Sports Briefs for March 5, 2014: Week 19 pool league standings |

Craig Sports Briefs for March 5, 2014: Week 19 pool league standings

Through 19 weeks in the Craig Billiards Congress of America Pool League, it’s still a one-team race at the top and a battle for second place.

Git R Done saw its lead diminish slightly in the past week, but at 3,119 points it still sits far ahead of the rest of the Craig teams. One Eyed Bandits is in second with a score of 3,032.

Uh-Oh and and Odd Ballz have continued their see-saw battle for third place, with Uh-Oh reclaiming the lead this week. At 2,991 points, it holds a more comfortable lead ahead of Odd Ballz’s 2,962.

No Ex-Cue-Ses remains in fifth place, with 2,910 points, while Out 4 Blood has come all the way back to the field in the past couple weeks. After being behind by a big margin since the start of the season, it is just two back of Ex-Cue-Ses with 2,908.

The league plays at 6 p.m. Mondays at Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. For more information, call Jolene Walls at 970-620-0056 or email the league at

Craig youth baseball open for registration

Craig Parks and Recreation is taking registration from youth baseball. Leagues are available for children 8 to 15 years old, with an 8 to 10 group, 11 to 12 league and 13 to 15 league.

Games will be played in the evening, and travel to Hayden, Meeker and Rangely will be required in the younger leagues. The 13 to 15 league will travel to those locations, as well as Rifle, Glenwood, Eagle, Carbondale, Steamboat Springs and Rawlins, Wyo.

The deadline for signing up is March 26, and practice and the season begin in May.

For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2029.

Parks and Rec offers water aerobics sessions

Locals looking to get a different method of exercise can do so at the MCHS pool with water aerobics through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Water aerobics offer low-resistance exercise and can improve fitness and flexibility. The current session began Jan. 27 and runs through March 26. Classes are 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Signing up for the entire session costs $45, or individual classes are $4. For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2017.

Lifeguard training course is this month

A training course for anyone interested in being certified as a lifeguard is coming up in March.

Prospective lifeguards must be at least 15 and be capable swimmers. A pre-course swimming test will be administered March 18 at the Moffat County High School pool. That also is the deadline to register.

Afterward, the main course will go from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31 through April 3.

For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2017.

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