Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 2, 2015: Fifth Quarter offers events Wednesday, Friday

Bear River Young Life and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host several Fifth Quarter events in the coming weeks following Moffat County High School football games.

The Grand Futures giant Slip N Slide has been rescheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at MCHS. A kickball tournament offered Friday after the Bulldogs host Rifle.

A Fifth Quarter bowling event will also be available after the Oct. 9 Homecoming game with Basalt.

For more information, call 970-629-9600 or 970-824-5752.

Get moving with Girls on the Run

Registration is open through Friday for the running program Girls on the Run, available to female athletes in grades three through five. Additionally, the sister team, Heart & Sole, is open to girls in grades six through eight.

The after-school program trains girls in the sport over 10 weeks and teaches them how to stay physically strong during running while also building a healthy body image and having fun, eventually participating in a 5K in November.

The fee to sign up is $55 for all materials and apparel, and team sizes are limited. Registration is available at For more information, call 970-257-9267.

Co-ed volleyball registration open

Craig Parks & Recreation’s fall co-ed volleyball season begins soon, with two leagues: competitive teams play Monday nights, semi-competitive Tuesdays.

Sign-up is $200 per team and $20 per player, and the deadline to register is Friday.

For more information, call 970-824-2004.

Safari Club selling tickets for drawing

Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing as part of its efforts to support 4-H shooting sports, work with disabled veterans and other projects in the area.

The prize available is a Teton four-burner gas grill. Singles are $5 apiece, while a book of five is $20.

Tickets can be purchased from Mountain Man Taxidermy, Rummel Chiropractic or from Ken Fleming or Karl Huntsman. The drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mountain Man Taxidermy, and entrants need not be present to win.

For more information, call Fleming at 970-824-6806 or Huntsman at 970-819-2531.

Bowling fundraiser rolling into place

The Humane Society of Moffat County will host its second annual bowling fundraiser at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave.

The cost to register is $25 per player or $100 per team, four bowlers to a lane, with a limit of 16 lanes, and spots will be given to those who sign up the earliest. The night features dinner, dessert and plentiful prizes.

Bank of Colorado will match the night’s proceeds up to $2,500. Organizers are also looking for additional sponsors.

The deadline to register is Friday.

For more information, contact Ann Anderson at 970-620-2014 or For registration forms, visit

Billiards league getting organized for fall

BCA Pool League will begin its seventh season in September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and teams are already forming and seeking players.

The 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 13, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 14, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.

Players must be 21 and over and can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights.

Yearly fees are $20 to play in both leagues and in all other events. Nightly fees are $5 for 9-Ball and $6 for 8-Ball, plus the cost of coins.

For more information call Roy Butler at 970-824-9938 or visit

Youth basketball prepping for season

Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation’s youth basketball program for boys and girls in grades three through six.

Practices will begin the week of Oct. 19. The fee is $40, and the deadline is Sept. 16 to sign up at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

For more information, call 970-824-2004.

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