Sports Briefs for June 17, 2011: 3-day junior golf clinic starts Monday |

Sports Briefs for June 17, 2011: 3-day junior golf clinic starts Monday

Yampa Valley Golf Course is hosting a junior golf clinic from Monday to Wednesday.

The clinic will be split into three time segments — 8 to 9 a.m., 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — based on the number of youth who register.

Golfers of any skill level from ages 5 to 17 are encouraged to attend the clinic.

Registration is $30, which includes all three days of lessons.

For more information, call Yampa Valley Golf Course at 824-3673.

Registration now open for Doak Walker

Craig Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration for the 2011 Doak Walker tackle football season.

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Registration is open to all third- through sixth-graders.

Registration is $50 and must be turned in by July 20.

Practices begin the week of Aug. 8.

A mandatory skills day, official weigh in and equipment check will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 25 for third- and fourth-graders, and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 26 for fifth- and sixth-graders at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

To register, visit For more information, call 826-2029.

Youth hockey teams looking for coaches

The Craig Youth Hockey Association is looking for coaches for the 2011-12 season.

The job would be a non-paying, volunteer position. All leagues — house, squirts, peewee, bantams and midgets — will be looking to fill positions.

Joanie Walt, president of the Craig Youth Hockey Association, said the organization is looking for candidates with a little hockey experience who want to be in a position to make a change in a young child's life.

For more information, call Rick Villa at 824-6627 or 629-9367.

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