Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 5, 2015: Pistol certification course available |

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 5, 2015: Pistol certification course available

As part of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7.

To register, call Mary Morris at 970-824-1135. For more information, call 970-326-7580.

CNCC rodeo gets ready for bull-riding event

The sixth annual Rangely Rockin’ Bulls gets going at 7 p.m. Saturday at Rangely’s Columbine Park.

Jed Moore, Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo coach, describes the evening as the “most action-packed night” in Rio Blanco County.

Tickets are $20 for the VIP treatment, $10 for general admission for adults, $5 for children and students and free to those under 3.

For more information, call 970-629-3581.

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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