Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 17, 2014: Spring sports meeting for MCHS parents

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The spring sports season is starting soon in Colorado, and Moffat County High School will host another parents night before the beginning of practice.

Under Colorado High School Activities Association rules, practice for baseball, girls soccer, girls golf, boys swimming and track and field can begin Feb. 24. MCHS will host a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday led by Rick Schmitz, the school district’s athletic director, to discuss expectations for spring sports athletes and teams.

Team coaches also will be in attendance for parents to meet. The meeting will take place at the high school commons.

Middle school wrestling parents meeting this week

With the wrestling season at Craig Middle School approaching parents can meet the coaches and learn more about the sport this week.

The school district will host a parents night for wrestling at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the CMS commons. The schedule and expectations for athletes will be discussed, and parents will have a chance to meet the team’s coaches for the 2014 season.

MCHS girls swimming results from regionals

The girls swimming team took 11th place at the Western Slope 4A regional meet Feb. 7 and 8 and missed out on qualifying for the state meet.

The Bulldogs scored 44 points in the meet and had several athletes come up just short of state standard times. Micah Espinosa took made the finals and swam the eighth-fastest time in the finals of the 100-yard breast stroke with a 1:21.02.

Marisa Hulstine was 10th in the finals of the 500 freestyle, finishing in 6:16.36, while Alex Samuelson swam a 28.04 in the 50 free finals to take 13th place.

In the relays, Moffat County made the finals of the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays. They took 11th place in both, swimming 2:17.71 in the medley and 4:26.77 in the 400 free.

Water aerobics exercise available at Moffat County High

Locals looking to get a different method of exercise can do so at the MCHS pool with water aerobics through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Water aerobics offer low-resistance exercise and can improve fitness and flexibility. The current session runs through March 26. Classes are 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Signing up for the entire session costs $45, or individual classes are $4. For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2017.

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