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Rally for the Cause golf tourney Aug. 16: Craig Sports Briefs for July 28, 2017

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.

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

For more information, contact 970-824-9656 or kutz@amug.org.

Young Life golf tourney tees up Aug. 5

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.

Register online at bearriver.younglife.org 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 ylbear_river@yahoo.com.

Unarmed, armed defensive classes available

A series of courses led by Defenders USA will take place in Craig this weekend.

Defenders USA teaches self-defense in both unarmed combat and tactical firearms training, as offered by Adam Winch, whose experience includes a tenure as a Grand Junction police officer and military police in the US Army, Army Reserve and Colorado National Guard.

The courses available include an unarmed self-defense class from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Ringer Fitness, 13 W. Victory Way, which costs $50 per person.

A concealed carry weapons class starts runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman Club on Moffat County Road 7, with an afternoon session in defensive handgun training following at 2 p.m.

Concealed carry is $60 and defensive handgun $75.

A combat and defensive rifle applications course will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Bears Ears for $225.

For more information, call Thunder Run Survival at 970-620-4940 or visit defenders-usa.com.

Athletics Day Aug. 3 for Moffat County School District

Moffat County School District will host Athletics Day Aug. 3 for sports participants and families in Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School.

The day is intended to be a full day of preparation for the fall sports season, complete with conditioning, physicals, concussion testing and more.

Representatives from Positive Coaching Alliance will also provide guest speakers for parents and athletes.

Students are asked to wear athletic clothing and shoes, bring their own water bottle and eat lunch before attending. The majority of activities will take place starting at 11 a.m. at MCHS with physicals in the afternoon at Memorial Regional Health Clinic.

Parents can fill out paperwork and pay sports fees between 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

The schedule follows:

• CMS students

11 a.m. Meeting with coaches for football, volleyball, cross country and cheer

Noon Conditioning and warmup

1 p.m. Sports nutrition presentation

1:30 p.m. Positive Coaching Alliance: Triple impact competitor presentation

2:30 p.m. Concussion and baseline testing

3:30 p.m. Sports physicals at MRH Clinic

6:30 p.m. Positive Coaching Alliance presentation

• MCHS students

11 a.m. Concussion and baseline testing, conditioning and warmup

1 p.m. Sports nutrition presentation

1:30 p.m. Positive Coaching Alliance: Triple impact competitor presentation

2:30 p.m. Sports physicals at MRH Clinic

5 p.m. Meeting with coaches for football, volleyball, cross country, boys golf, boys soccer and cheer

6:30 p.m. Positive Coaching Alliance presentation

For more information, call 970-826-6358 or email sara.linsacum@moffatsd.org or rich.houghton@moffatsd.org.