Craig Sports Briefs for May 15, 2015: Annual bike ride to Maybell gets in gear
The early morning “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bicycle event hosted by Craig Parks & Recreation will take place starting at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Northwest Storage parking lot, 1592 W. Victory Way, in Craig.
The free ride will set out along US Highway 40, with a second starting point available at 7:30 a.m. at Western Knolls, and cyclists will head 30 miles to the community of Maybell, ending at the local park.
There they will be greeted with a pancake breakfast provided by Bear River Young Life, food available for $6 per person and proceeds going toward the youth organization.
Riders have the option of biking back to Craig or paying $5 for transportation.
For more information, call 970-826-2029.
Dude Dent awards night scheduled for May
Moffat County High School will host its annual Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award Selection Dinner at 6 p.m. May 21 at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.
The event honors the top male and female senior athletes for their prowess in both sports and academics. The Dude Dent is named in honor of Dent who was a scholar athlete in Moffat County in the 1930s before being killed in action during World War II.
The ceremony will also award younger students at MCHS who have achieved a great deal throughout the year in sporting and scholastic endeavors.
The evening is $15 per plate. Tickets can be purchased through the school’s first floor athletic office.
For more information, call 970-824-7036.
Moffat County High School sports offers physicals
The Moffat County High School athletics department will be getting ahead of the game by offering early physical examinations this year for incoming and returning athletes from 5 to 7 p.m. May 27 at The Memorial Hospital Clinic, 785 Russell St.
Both MCHS students and those planning to play sports through Craig Middle School can pick up registration at the MCHS first floor athletic office at 900 Finley Lane.
This session will be in lieu of the physicals hosted in July, which will not take place this year.
For more information, call 970-824-7036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Next week, Colorado Northwestern Community College and Moffat County are hosting a free day-long seminar for local ranchers and agriculture producers.