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Moffat County swimmers rely on relay skills: Craig Sports Briefs for March 29, 2017

Moffat County High School placed fourth during the Southwest Boys High School Relay Meet in Montrose. The Bulldogs had the best results in the 200-yard freestyle relay with Jacob Briggs, Devin McIntosh, Nathan Cooper and Steamboat Springs’ Brooks Birkinbine placing third with a season best of 1:48.44.

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Free turkey hunt available through Women Afield program: Craig Sports Briefs for March 25, 2017

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Hunter Outreach Program is offering special spring turkey hunts throughout Colorado. These free hunts provide early skills and education for novice hunters and are designed to encourage novice youth and women to participate in developing their hunting and shooting sport skills. Applicants must be 18 or older with a habitat stamp and spring turkey license. Hunters should also have completed a CPW Hunter Education Course within the past three years.

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For a reel good time in Northwest Colorado, hook a 2017 Colorado fishing license, on sale now

Warm spring weather has seen area creeks, ponds, lakes and rivers thaw just in time for the beginning of this year’s fishing season.

Bad Dogs Wrestling to hit mat for home tourney: Craig Sports Briefs for March 24, 2017

The 10th annual Bad Dogs Wrestling Classic takes place Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. With teams including hosting Bad Dogs, Moffat County Youth Wrestling and more from the region, the day will include three sessions, starting with grapplers 6 and younger at 8:30 a.m. Ages 7 to 10 begin at 10:30 a.m. and 11 to 14 at 12:30 p.m.

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March heat blows Elk River record out of water

Elk River flows over-heated

“It’s crazy how high the flows are for this time of year," hydrologist Ashley Nielson says of the Elk River.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of March 20, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Legion Fitness hosting weekend competition: Craig Sports Briefs for March 18, 2017

The Wyoming/Colorado Fitness Competition hosted by Legion Fitness takes place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Legion’s gym at 583 Yampa Ave. Judges should arrive at 7:30 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. Multiple teams will be competing in the endeavor, with community members welcome to watch. An awards ceremony follows.

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Try your luck at the lanes with St. Patrick’s bowling: Craig Sports Briefs for March 17, 2017

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., will host a St. Patrick’s Day event starting at 5 p.m. Friday. Among the holiday offerings are a three-game set complete with shoe rental for $10, drink specials in the bar and a meal of corned beef and cabbage. Bowlers should be sure to wear green.

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Colorado big-game hunting license deadline is April 4

A variety of over-the-counter hunting licenses are offered in Colorado, however many big game tags — limited licenses — are only available through an annual drawing.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 15, 2017: Saturday 5K to benefit Craig Middle School track

Craig Middle School will host the Sprint Into Spring 5K as a fundraiser for CMS track and field. The running event takes place at 8 a.m. Saturday with the starting line at Veterans Memorial Park by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265. Early registration is available at http://tinyurl.com/j77wpz3 and is $10 per runner. The cost is $15 the day of the race with registration beginning at 7 a.m.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 13, 2017: Parents meeting Monday for Craig Middle School track

Craig Middle School will offer running sessions after school leading up to the track and field season. Those who wish to participate should meet in front of the school at 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Runners need to dress appropriately for the weather with shoes, hats, gloves and any other items needed for the cold. Track officially begins March 27, and coaches will host a meeting for interested athletes and parents at 6 p.m. March 13 at CMS, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 11, 2017: St. Patrick’s bowling event takes place March 17

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., will host a St. Patrick’s Day event starting at 5 p.m. March 17. Among the holiday offerings are a three-game set complete with shoe rental for $10, drink specials in the bar and a meal of corned beef and cabbage. Bowlers should be sure to wear green.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 10, 2017: Safari Club banquet canceled

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International has canceled its annual fundraiser banquet. The event was originally scheduled to take place March 18 at Clarion Inn & Suites. Organizers hope to host the banquet as planned next year.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 8, 2017: Thursday CMS wrestling dual cancelled

Thursday's dual meet with Meeker hosted by Craig Middle School wrestling has been canceled. It is not yet known if the meet will be rescheduled. The Bulldogs will still attend Saturday's Soroco tournament in Oak Creek.

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Hell’s Half Mile on the Green River devilish in 2017?

The rapid on the Green river in Lodore Canyon known as Hell’s Half Mile, guarded by Lucifer’s Rock, will likely be energized during the 2017 floating season.

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