Craig Sports Briefs for May 30, 2015: Basketball camp open to Craig, Moffat County kids
The Moffat County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams will host the Progressive Basketball Academy’s “Fun with Fundamentals” Basketball Day Camp Sunday and Monday at the MCHS gym, 900 Finley Lane.
The intensive sessions run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day for players who will be entering second- through ninth-grade in the fall. The camp offers coaching in basic skills of the game, ranging from shooting and passing to footwork and defense to concepts like setting goals, developing confidence and teamwork.
Among Progressive’s staff is Camp Director Mike Moskowitz, who has served as head coach for multiple college hoops teams, most recently Western State Colorado University.
The camp costs $125 for players and includes a basketball, shirt, water bottle and written analysis of individual skills. Kids must provide their own lunch.
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Advance online registration is preferred, but parents can also sign up their children the day of the camp, as well.
For more information, call 605-354-1825.
Registration open for The Memorial Hospital Foundation golf tourney
Check-in time is 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon for the event, a four-man team scramble format benefiting TMH Foundation. Teams may buy mulligans, and the mulligan tickets will be used in a drawing for prizes.
Registration for the tournament costs $60 per person or $240 per team. The price includes 18 holes of golf, cart, appetizers and a chance to win cash prizes.
Carts are guaranteed for the first 25 teams.
Team prizes include $75 in Spree Bucks per person for first place winners gross and net, $50 in Spree Bucks for second and $25 for third. Contests include straightest drive and closest to the pin.
Deadline for registration is June 5. Registration forms are available at YVGC and TMH and can be submitted with payment to:
The Memorial Hospital Foundation
P.O. Box 1203
Craig, CO 81626
For more information, call Eva Peroulis with TMH Foundation at 970-826-2424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org,.
Tryouts for Moffat County semi-pro hockey team offered
The Moffat County Vigilantes will feature a tryout and evaluation seminar June 12 at Howelsen Ice Arena in Steamboat Springs.
The event includes a 5 p.m. check-in followed by a session on the ice and a Q&A period for interested players. The cost is $30, and players are responsible for their own equipment. All participating should be ready for full contact hockey.
A two-day camp in Denver is also in the works for the team, which is planning to play games at Moffat County Ice Arena starting this fall. A tryout application can be downloaded at http://www.teamlr.com/VigilanteHockey/Document.
Volleyball camps offered for Moffat County, Craig athletes
The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School volleyball programs will host camps for players July 29 to 31. Current and incoming high school players will attend MCHS, 900 Finley Lane, and CMS will be in the gym of Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.
Overseeing the program will be Chris Wells, head coach for the Chadron State College volleyball team. Girls from outside Moffat County are also invited to attend.
MCHS will also be attending a camp in mid-June in Baggs, Wyoming.
The cost to register is $105. To register your child, please compile the following information: player’s name and grade as of Sept. 1, home address, school the player attends, a waiver of liability for school and camp officials, as well as player and parent signatures.
Starla Jensen, MCHS Volleyball
PO Box 31
Baggs, WY 82321-0031
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