Craig sports briefs for Oct. 2, 2013: Craig pool league Sunday session canceled
Craig — The Craig Billiards Congress of America now is three weeks into play, with some separation starting to take place in its Monday league.
One-Eyed Bandits have held the top spot in the league at 521 points. They are trailed by Git R Done (501) in second place.
Odd Ballz jumped from sixth to third in the past couple of weeks, sitting a 493 points. Team Uh-Oh has fallen the fastest, now in last place at 454. Out 4 Blood (478) and No Ex-Cue-Ses (457) are in fourth and fifth, respectively.
BCA has chosen to cancel its Sunday league for now because of a lack of interest. According to an email from the league, it may restart during the winter.
Craig BCA plays at 6 p.m. Mondays 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.
Snake River looking to rebound from slow start
The Little Snake River Valley School six-man football team had a rough start to its season and is working on turning things around.
The Rattlers, participants in each of the past three state championship games in Wyoming, were replacing two consecutive classes of seniors and struggled mightily in their first two games. They lost to Saratoga, 58-12, in Week One and then to Meeteetse, 57-8, the following week.
Since then, Snake River has won two in a row, beating Farson-Eden, 38-16, and St. Stephens, 63-0. The Rattlers have four games remaining this season, starting with a game at Hanna Elk Mountain on Friday in Hanna, Wyo.
Parks and Rec basketball signups open
The youth basketball leagues through Craig Parks and Recreation are open for registration.
The leagues for third- and fourth-grade boys and girls and fifth- and sixth-grade boys and girls will focus on teaching children the basics of the game and help develop an understanding of the rules of basketball.
Dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding and offensive and defensive principles all will be covered.
Games will begin this month.
Parks and Rec seeking football, basketball officials
The Craig Parks and Recreation youth football season is approaching quickly, and the league is looking for officials.
The youth basketball leagues for third- through sixth-graders also are coming up, and Parks and Rec is seeking officials for that, as well. For basketball, prospective officials must inquire about the 2013 season by Oct. 16.
Officials must be at least 14. For more information about football, call Craig Parks and Rec at 970-826-2006. For basketball, call 970-826-2004.
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