Craig sports briefs for Nov. 27, 2013: Craig Cougar Bantams drop 3 at Summit |

Craig sports briefs for Nov. 27, 2013: Craig Cougar Bantams drop 3 at Summit

The U14 hockey team from Craig played three games at Summit during the weekend, losing all three, each by three goals.

The Cougars played once Saturday and twice Sunday, losing 4-1, 6-3 and 5-2, never able to match Summit’s consistency throughout a game.

In the Saturday game, Cassett Yeager scored the Cougars’ lone goal on an assist from Riley Allen. In the first Sunday game, Allen scored a goal along with Jesse Earle for the Cougars, on assists by A.J. Barber and Demmeniqc Bell, respectively.

In the final game of the weekend, Craig was tied 2-2 after period but gave up three goals to Summit in the second frame. Allen put away two more goals, both with the help of Chance Rankin, and Dakota Kenyon scored unassisted in the third period.

In all three games, the Cougars gave up more penalty minutes than their opponents.

Craig’s next game will be Dec. 7 vs. Aspen at the Moffat County Ice Arena.

Open gym basketball at CMS underway

Craig Parks and Recreation hosts open gym basketball during the winter at Craig Middle School.

Pickup games and shoot-arounds are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 13. Anyone 15 and older is welcome to attend. Those interested can purchase a punch pass or can pay a gym fee of $2.50 to supervisors each night they attend.

For more information, contact Parks and Rec at 970-826-2004.

Lifeguard training coming up during winter break

Teens or adults looking to be lifeguards during the summer at the pool or during water events during the school year can get certified this winter break through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Those interested must be at least 15 years old and pass a swim test before the course. The swim test will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10, and the lifeguard classes will begin during the school district’s winter break.

Registration will close Dec. 10, once the swim test date passes. The fee is $125. For more information, call Parks and Rec at 970-826-2017.

Winter water aerobics at the high school

Registration for water aerobics during the winter now is open through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Water aerobics offer a low-resistance method of exercise and can improve fitness and flexibility. The classes, held at Moffat County High School are from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Classes run through Jan. 15 and will not occur this week or during winter break. Signing up for the session costs $45, or those interested can attend individual classes for $4. For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2017.

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