Craig Youth Hockey Association hosting New Year’s event: Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 22, 2017
Craig Youth Hockey Association will host its annual New Year’s Eve party from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at Moffat County Ice Arena, 600 S. Ranney St.
The evening will include open skating, games and food.
The cost is $6 per person for skating and $6 for refreshments with special rates for families.
For more information, call 970-629-2380.
Moffat County basketball teams to tip off at Pepsi Center in January
Tickets are available for the Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball league opener, which will take place Jan. 5 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Those who purchase admission for the school’s dual games against Aspen will also get a ticket to the evening’s Denver Nuggets game with the Utah Jazz.
Girls start at 1:15 p.m., boys at 3 p.m. with the Nuggets game at 7 p.m.
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit MCHS hoops programs. Prices range from $20 to $51 for tickets that can normally sell for as much as $66 and are available for purchase at nuggetstix.com/bulldogs15 or through MCHS’s athletic director Rich Houghton, who can be contacted at 970-826-6553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parks and Rec offers basketball for younger ages
Registration is now open for boys and girls in kindergarten through second-grade to play Craig Parks and Recreation basketball.
The cost is $45, and the season will take place from late January to March. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 3, and those who register late will be placed on a waiting list with no guarantee of placement, as well as an extra fee.
For more information, visit the Parks and Rec office at 300 W. Fourth St. or call 970-826-2004.
Thunder Rolls welcomes Craig kids for youth bowling league
Youth bowling leagues are available for the season, from 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave.
Age groups include Pee Wees for ages 3 to 6, Bantams 7 to 12 and High Rollers ages 13 to 20.
Prices are $2.50 per session for Peewees. Bantams and High Rollers are $7 and also include a one-time membership fee.
Signups for Thunder Rolls’ adult leagues is open but requires a full four-person team before registering. League events include women’s Tuesday nights, men’s Wednesday nights, co-ed Thursday nights and coffee league Thursday mornings.
For more information and league rates, call 970-824-BOWL (2695) or visit thunderrollsbowlingcenter.com.
Football challenge available through Craig Press
As the NFL’s regular season continues, the Craig Press will feature a free online forum for football fans to predict weekly results and win prizes by doing so.
Participants can register at CraigDailyPress.com/football through the UPICKEM system and can update their selections throughout the season. Compare your pigskin knowledge with VIPs including Mason Updike of Masterworks Mechanical, Trent Told of Shepherd & Sons, Jessie and Tom Cramer of Cramer Flooring, Danny Griffith of JW Snack’s Bar & Grill, and Craig Press sports reporter Andy Bockelman.
Those with the most accurate picks can win prizes locally including $25 each week and a tailgate package grand prize worth $500.
For more information, call 970-875-1782.
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