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Shoot Aug. 12 in Sheriff’s Office golf event: Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 4, 2017

Shoot Aug. 12 in Sheriff’s Office golf event

The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 12 as officials and community members alike join to apprehend a dimpled suspect on the links of Yampa Valley Golf Course.

The tourney features a 9 a.m. shotgun start with a registration fee of $60 per person or $240 per team for the range, green fees and carts.

The event is limited to 36 team with gross and net payouts. Door prizes and a silent auction will be offered.

Proceeds will go toward the agency’s high school scholarship fund.

Registration is available at Moffat County Public Safety or at YVGC.

For more information, contact 970-826-2302.

Elevate Education 5K runs Saturday

The Elevate Education 5K and One-Mile Fun Run hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education will take place at 7 a.m. Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, shortly after the balloon launch for Moffat County Balloon Festival.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and the price is $20 per runner, with kids under 18 free.

The proceeds will benefit FMCE’s work with local schools.

For more information, contact

Young Life golf tourney tees up Saturday

The Bear River Young Life 2017 Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 5 at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The four-person scramble features an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

The tournament costs $65 per person or $260 per team for greens fees, catered lunch and cart fees.

There is a $1,700 payout, as well as many fun twists throughout the course during the day, as well as a $24,000 prize for a hole-in-one on the seventh hole.

Register online at or at the golf course. Fees are due by the day of the event, but players are encouraged to do so in advance.

For more information, call 970-620-1975 or email

Rally for the Cause golf tourney Aug. 16

Rally for the Cause Ladies Golf Tournament will tee off Aug. 16 at Yampa Valley Golf Course as a fundraiser for Moffat County Cancer Society, sponsored by Memorial Regional Health.

The event is a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. All experience levels are welcome and no handicap information is required to register.

The cost is $40 for entry — not including greens fees and carts — and lunch.

Players are encouraged to wear pink.

Also included this year is a silent auction for a golf package for four at Steamboat Springs’ Catamount Ranch. Bids start at $400.

Registration is available at YVGC with a deadline of noon Aug. 14.

For more information, contact 970-824-9656 or


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