Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 8, 2016: Moffat County girls basketball to host ball drop, youth camp
The Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School girls basketball program will host a golf ball drop fundraiser during the Homecoming football game Oct. 14. girls basketball program will host a golf ball drop fundraiser during the Homecoming football game Oct. 14.
Moffat County High School girls basketball program will host a golf ball drop fundraiser during the Homecoming football game Oct. 14.
Entries will be on sale throughout the night at a cost of $10 per ball, with the drop taking place after the game. The winner will be closest to the pin and will take home $1,000.
MCHS Lady Bulldogs players and coaches will also host a free camp for girls grades three through six involved in Craig Parks & Recreation hoops, teaching fundamental skills in the sport.
The camp will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.
For more information, call coach Kenley Nebeker at 970-826-6612.
CNCC rodeo has fine fall season
The Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s rodeo teams recently completed the fall portion of their year men’s and women’s rodeo teams recently completed the fall portion of their year
Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s rodeo teams recently completed the fall portion of their year
The Spartans’ Johnny Pavkov is ranked fourth nationally in all-around men’s points, as well as second in the Rocky Mountain region. He is 13th in the country and third in the region in steer wrestling, as well as being ranked 14th nationally and second in the region in team roping alongside JD Slagowski, who is fifth in the region in the tie down.
Colt Spidle is now fifth in the Rocky Mountain region following a silver finish in Utah State University Eastern’s rodeo Sept. 25 and 26, contributing to the men’s fourth-place regional ranking.
Among the women, Teague Crane won the USU Eastern breakaway roping, now second in the region and 14th in the country, while in barrel racing, Shawnie Stone-Swedberg is 10th in the region, the team now 10th among Rocky Mountain groups.
CNCC rodeo will pick back up competitively in March.
Safari Club raffle offers big prizes
The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club InternationalYampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host a ticket drawing as a fundraiser for its yearly activities. will host a ticket drawing as a fundraiser for its yearly activities.
Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host a ticket drawing as a fundraiser for its yearly activities.
The grand prize is a Smith and Wesson rifle complete with adjustable stock, adjustable barrel and 4,000 rounds of ammunition. Second prize is a pair of tickets to SCI’s annual convention in Las Vegas held February 2017.
Tickets are $10 apiece or $50 for six and are available at Rummel Chiropractic, Chapman’s Automotive, Northwest Pawn Shop, Mountain Man Taxidermy, Big Cat Taxidermy and Steamboat Springs Chamber of Commerce.
The drawing will take place at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Mountain Man Taxidermy. Winners do not need to be present.
Projects funded by Yampa Valley Chapter include 4-H shooting sports, Cast n’ Blast, youth programs and Colorado moose transplant.
For more information, call Karl Huntsman at 970-819-2531.
Win big in Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest
Do you attend every single Bulldog sporting event? Now is your chance to earn some bragging rights as well as other prizes as part of the Craig Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest.
Each week, the newspaper will run a crowd photo from a local sporting event and highlight one of the spectators. Watch for the ad to run Wednesdays to see if your loyalty to the blue and white has paid off, and come by the Daily Press office at 466 Yampa Ave. if you’re the lucky winner.
For more information, call 970-875-1782.
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