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Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 24, 2016: Doak Walker tackle football results — Week 4

Craig Parks & Recreation’s youth pigskin program continues its season with games Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Woodbury Sports Complex. The following are the details from games Sept. 20 and 21.

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BLM to bait-trap Sand Wash Basin wild horses in October

News on BLM wild horse bait-trap happening in October.

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Craig briefs: Video slated to screen at 1:30 p.m. Saturday

The Preserving the Last Frontier will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, located at 633 Ledford St. The group will watch a video that was produced by Wyoming PBS on “The Blizzard Of 1949.” For more information, call 970-824-6761.

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Grand Valley tests mettle of Moffat County volleyball

Bulldogs rally late in 3-0 loss; teams to play weekend doubleheader in Basalt

The first 10 minutes and the last half-hour of Thursday night was exactly how Moffat County High School coach Erin Knez wants her varsity volleyball team to play. What happened in between — well, there’s always room for improvement. MCHS hosted Grand Valley High School, taking a 3-0 defeat in three sets that could not have been more varied.

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Elderly man doing 'OK' after tractor ran him over in Moffat County

Lynn Bower had several broken bones in his face, arms and ribs

The man who was run over by his tractor in Moffat County earlier this month is doing much better, according to his family.

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On the record for Sept. 22

On the record for Sept. 22.

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Weekend Roundup: Military honors, music and magic

The days are getting shorter now that autumn has definitively arrived, but whether it’s during daylight hours or late into the night, here are several options for weekend happenings.

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Former Craig police officer suspected of third-degree assault and child abuse

A former Craig Police Department Officer has been charged with third-degree assault and child abuse, according to court documents.

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High-ranking Resurrection Christian to provide challenge for Moffat County football

The last non-conference game of the season could be the toughest one yet for Moffat County High School football, but a victory will have them in an enviable spot as they move toward taking on Western Slope teams. MCHS hosts Resurrection Christian Friday with back-to-back junior varsity and varsity games.

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Craig Middle School football splits with Steamboat

Bulldog 7th-graders take double OT victory; 8th-graders slammed by Sailors

Craig Middle School’s eighth-graders will be marking their calendars for Oct. 1, setting their sights ahead with one thing in mind: revenge. CMS football teams hosted rival Steamboat Springs Tuesday night as part of the school’s fall sports night, honoring athletes on the gridiron, as well as those in volleyball, cheer and cross country.

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Group forms with hopes to save Luttrell Barn in Craig

A group of individuals interested in preserving the Luttrell Barn convened Tuesday afternoon to discuss the status of the barn and how it can be saved.

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Moffat County soccer takes it to the Tigers

Coach: Players showed great teamwork, skill in 4-2 loss

The last time they faced a Grand Junction team at home, Moffat County High School boys soccer ran away with it from the start, but Tuesday afternoon was a much better all-around effort, if you ask their coach. The Bulldogs fell, 4-2, to the 5A Grand Junction Tigers in a match-up that was closely contested and a fine test of Moffat County’s skill set.

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Commissioners enter bid for Rural Philanthropy Days convention

The Board of Moffat County Commissioners agreed to support an effort to bring the 2017 Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days conference to Moffat County.

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Elkhead Reservoir net to be installed Friday

A special, $1.2 million net is being installed to guard the spillway at Elkhead Reservoir on Friday.

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BLM Northwest District gets new field manager

The Bureau of Land Management has selected a new field manager for Colorado’s Northwest District.