Craig Sports Briefs for May 7, 2014: Craig BCA end-of-season standings
May 6, 2014
Team Git R Done has finished off a season in the Craig BCA pool league with a victory after leading almost the entire way.
After 27 weeks of regular season play, Git R Done earned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming city tournament with 4.427 points. They won the session by over 100 points, with runner-up One Eyed Bandits at 4,322 points.
Uh-Oh was third this session with 4,252 points, while Out 4Blood pulled away just slightly from its other competitors in the final weeks to take fourth (4,185).
Odd Ballz finished fifth with 4,154 points while No Ex-Cue-Ses had 4,2138 in sixth.
All six teams still have a chance to extend their season, however. The league will play in the city championship tournament Saturday, where the winners could receive the opportunity to play in a national tournament in Las Vegas.
After the current 8-ball season ends, BCA is planning a 9-ball league beginning June 1 that will play at 5 p.m. Sundays.
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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 email@example.com.
Parks and Rec seeking baseball, softball umpires
Craig Parks and Recreation is hiring umpires for the upcoming youth baseball and youth softball leagues.
Applicants must be at least 14 years old and possess a working knowledge of the game to start. Certification classes will be offered before the start of the season.
Youth baseball has three leagues for children 8 to 15 years old, and there are coach pitch and player pitch girls softball leagues. Softball leagues started Monday, and baseball starts May 19.
For more information, contact Parks and Rec at 970-826-2006 (baseball) or 970-826-2004 (softball).
Youth tennis lessons begin in June
Craig Parks and Recreation will host tennis lessons for local youth 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 bring a racket and have tennis shoes that won't mark the courts.
Registration ends May 14, and the fee is $40. For more information, call Parks and Rec at 970-826-2029.
Fly-fishing courses coming up soon
A popular leisure activity on the Yampa and White Rivers, fly-fishing lessons will be offered by Craig Parks and Recreation.
The lessons are for anyone 12 and older and will teach the basics of tying knots, casting, presentation and equipment. Parks and Rec Director Dave Pike will give expert instruction June 3 and 4.
For $15, those participating will receive instruction and a booklet about fly-fishing. Space for the course is limited, and the registration deadline is May 21. For more information, call 970-826-2004.