Sports Briefs: Western Slope weekend schedule |

Sports Briefs: Western Slope weekend schedule

Pigskin season continues on the Western Slope with varsity football going strong.

Rifle (5-1 overall, 3-0 Western Slope League) looks to keep their winning streak up tonight against visiting Delta (3-2, 1-1), who is fresh off a shutout of Eagle Valley (2-3, 1-2), who will host Palisade (4-1, 1-1).

Glenwood Springs (5-1, 3-0) heads to Steamboat (0-6, 0-3), while Moffat County (2-4,1-2) treks to Battle Mountain (1-5, 0-4).

In local games, Hayden (3-3, 2-0) faces off at Hotchkiss (5-1, 2-0), and Rangely (0-5, 0-2) settles in for a home game against Meeker (4-2, 1-1).

The eight-man Soroco team (5-1, 2-1) is on the road at West Grand (5-2, 3-1). Baggs, Wyo. (6-0, 5-0), meanwhile, continues a powerhouse season, hosting Midwest (3-3, 3-3) on Saturday afternoon.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

CNCC soccer team boasts 2-0 record

The Craig campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College won its second soccer game of the season against the Rangely campus during a Sunday afternoon contest at Sawer Soccer Park on First Street.

The Craig team won, 6-1, with scoring led by Martin Ayala, Javier Contreras, Felipe Nunez and Ben Canda.

Craig previously defeated Rangely, 8-1, in an away game.

For more information about CNCC’s soccer program, call coach Bill Sawer at 824-0116.

Craig BCA Pool League weekly score update

The following are the latest scores for the Craig Billiards Congress of America Pool League following the fifth week of play. Tournaments are at 5 p.m. Sundays and at 6 p.m. Mondays at The Popular Bar.

Sunday night 8-ball:

(Team, Total score)

Motley Cue, 932

Poke-N-Hope, 826

HD Ballbusters, 815

Jean’s Angels, 778

Out 4 Blood, 707

Crazy B’s, 695

Miscues, 695

Monday night 8-ball:

Up Against the Walls, 863

No Excueses, 847

Good Guys, 842

Over 60’s, 826

Git-R-Done, 768

PMS, 748

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