Craig Sports Briefs for May 21, 2014: One Eyed Bandits take city pool championship |

Craig Sports Briefs for May 21, 2014: One Eyed Bandits take city pool championship

After a marathon day of tournament pool play, The One Eyed Bandits emerged victorious.

The runners up from the regular season of the Craig BCA pool league, the Bandits beat out Uh-Oh to win the city championship and earn a spot in the national tournament in Las Vegas.

Git R Done had dominated the regular season and beaten One Eyed Bandits by more than 100 points, but the Bandits were best when it mattered most.

With another 8-ball season wrapped up, there is not much time off for BCA. The league is planning a 9-ball season beginning June 1 that will play at 5 p.m. Sundays.

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

Junior golf open for registration at Yampa Valley GC

The junior golf program at Yampa Valley Golf Course will begin in early June and is open for registration.

The PGA Sports Academy will be open to all youth golfers ages 6 to 17 of all skill levels. It will follow a Professional Golf Association curriculum to teach all aspects of the game to the next generation of golfers.

The program will begin June 10 and continue from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday for eight weeks. It will culminate in the Soda Pop Open, a tournament for the youths.

Lunch and snacks will be provided each day of class and there will be a cookout following the tournament.

YVGC will host an open house from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 3 for parents and children to register, tour the area and get acquainted with new golf pro Bob Mueller.

Registration is $95 and now is open at the YVGC pro shop. Contact Mueller at 970-824-3673 or for more information.

Youth volleyball camp next week at MCHS

Sara Linsacum will host a youth volleyball camp at Moffat County High School for three days next week.

The camp will teach all aspects of volleyball, including passing, serving and footwork. Fundamentals will be the focus for campers of all skill levels. The camp is for girls entering first through eighth grades next fall.

First- through third-graders will work from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, with camp from 9 to 10 a.m. for fourth through sixth grade, and 10 a.m. to noon for seventh- and eight-graders.

For more information or to register, call Linsacum at 970-819-7434.

Youth tennis lessons beginning in June

Craig Parks and Recreation will host tennis lessons for local youths at the Lincoln Street Tennis Courts.

The lessons are for children ages 8 to 12 and will be Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from June 2 through June 26. Participants must be able to bring a racquet and have tennis shoes that won’t mark the courts.

Registration has ended. For more information, call Parks and Rec at 970-826-2029.

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