Humane Society of Moffat County bowling event rolls Sept. 16: Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 8, 2017 |

Humane Society of Moffat County bowling event rolls Sept. 16: Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 8, 2017

The fourth annual bowling fundraiser sponsored by Humane Society of Moffat County and Bank of Colorado will take place Sept. 16 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave.

The night begins at 6 p.m. and features multiple games, dinner, dessert and door prizes.

Registration is $25 per person, $50 per couple or $100 per team of four. Space is limited to the facility’s 16 lanes.

Bank of Colorado will match up to $2,500 of the money raised for the Humane Society.

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

Moffat County golfers take on Grand Junction, Vail courses

The Moffat County High School boys golf shot Aug. 29 at Tiara Rado Golf Course in Grand Junction hosted by Central High School.

Connor Etzler led with an 87, Torin Reed 92, Tyler Burkett 103, Jack Doane 115 and Tanner Etzler 150.

The Bulldogs also played Tuesday at Vail Golf Club as hosted by Vail Mountain.

Connor Etzler and Reed were again in front, notching 85 and 86, respectively, while Josh Townsend shot 114 and James DeWald 120.

MCHS’s final tournament before regionals will be Sept. 13 at Lakota Canyon in New Castle. 

Get your tickets for Yahoo Golf Tourney, Ball Drop

The Yahoo Golf Tournament and Ball Drop takes place this Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course as a fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club of Craig and Craig Kiwanis Club.

The event features a golf ball drop, starting the morning with an airplane flying over the course and unloading thousands of golf balls registered to participants for a variety of prizes.

The event has raised more than $200,000 since its inception in 2001.

Tickets for this year’s ball drop — which takes place at 8:30 a.m. performed by Mountain Air Spray — are $10 for one white ball, $50 for five white and one red, or $100 for one dozen white and three red. White ball prizes range from Denver Broncos tickets to gift certificates for local businesses, while the high stakes red ball prizes include, among other items, a golf package, an iPad, a barbecue grill and a grand prize of $1,000 in a combination of cash and Spree Bucks.

Following the ball drop is the tournament itself, featuring men’s, women’s and mixed flights. Entry is $130 per team or $65 per player. Registration includes 18 holes, cart rental, range usage, breakfast and a barbecue lunch.

Signups are limited to 60 teams.

Ball drop tickets are available at Boys & Girls Club of Craig, and tournament forms can be found at YVGC. For more information, call 970-826-0411 or 970-824-FORE (3673).

Football challenge available through Craig Press

As the NFL’s regular season begins, 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 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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