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Craig Sports Briefs for March 3, 2017: Fifth Quarter skating follows Friday basketball

Bear River Young Life and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host a Fifth Quarter gathering after regional rounds of girls basketball Friday night at Moffat County High School. The event is a skating party and takes place from 8 to 10 p.m. at Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St. Admission is open to high school ages, and the cost is $5 with skate rental or $3 without rentals.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 1, 2017: Win big in Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest

Do you attend every single Bulldog sporting event? Now is your chance to earn some bragging rights as well as other prizes as part of the Craig Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest. Each week, the newspaper will run a crowd photo from a local sporting event and highlight one of the spectators. Watch for the ad to run each week to see if your loyalty to the blue and white has paid off, and come by the Daily Press office at 466 Yampa Ave. if you’re the lucky winner.

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Northwest Colorado Mule Deer Foundation banquet raises big bucks

Just as the deer and elk of Moffat County find safety in numbers, so too do the people who want to keep wildlife thriving gather in large numbers. The turnout was sizable Saturday for the annual banquet hosted by Northwest Colorado Chapter of Mule Deer Foundation at Clarion Inn & Suites.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 24, 2017: Sign up for Moffat County Youth Wrestling through Feb. 27

Registration is now open for Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s season. The program is offered for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 to learn and grow in the sport. Eligibility is based on a child’s age as of March 25, 2017, though 14-year-olds in high school do not qualify. Forms are available on the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Facebook page and will be accepted through Feb. 27. Official practices begin in March, with the junior team for ages 4 through 8 working Mondays and Wednesdays and senior team 9 to 14 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Weekend Roundup: On the hunt for fun in Northwest Colorado

Whether you’re an aspiring artist, a wildlife enthusiast or just want to kick back for some tunes, you can find something to do this weekend in Northwest Colorado.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 22, 2017: Safari Club banquet takes place March 18

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host its annual fundraiser banquet March 18 at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. as cocktails are served, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and an auction to follow. Among the items up for bid are hunting trips and other valuable packages.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 17, 2017: Mule Deer Foundation banquet Feb. 25

The annual banquet for Northwest Colorado Chapter of Mule Deer Foundation takes place Feb. 25 at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Doors open at 4 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The night includes an auction with multiple hunting trips up for bid including a a turkey shoot and pheasant hunt, as well as many specialty firearms among other items. Tickets are $38 per person or $70 for a couple. Tickets are available at Craig Chamber of Commerce, Thunder Run Survival or Northwest Pawn.

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Happy ending for prepared Wyoming snowmobiler in Moffat County

What could have been a life-threatening crisis turned out to be simply an unexpected overnight camping trip for 61-year-old snowmobiler Chris Zigler.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 15, 2017: Registration still open for Moffat County Youth Wrestling

Registration is now open for Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s season. The program is offered for boys and girls age 4 to 14 to learn and grow in the sport. Eligibility is based on a child’s age as of March 25, 2017, though 14-year-olds in high school do not qualify. Forms are available on the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Facebook page and will be accepted through Feb. 27. Official practices begin in March, with the junior team for ages\ 4 through 8 working Mondays and Wednesdays and senior team age 9 to 14 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. Meets will begin in April and will include a home event hosted by MCYW. Costs includes $40 for the program — with discounts for siblings — a $50 pre-registration tournament fee for the season — not including the MCYW home event, free to members — and a $50 refundable deposit for equipment. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from all tournaments.

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Missing Wyoming snowmobiler found by Moffat County rescuers

A 61-year-old Wyoming man was reported overdue by his fiancé around 2 a.m. Monday morning when he hadn’t yet returned home from snowmobiling in the Bakers Peak area.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 8, 2017: Craig hockey teams to finish seasons this weekend

The Craig Youth Hockey Association 12 and under Peewee team recently played in Grand Junction Saturday, swept in a doubleheader with the Coyotes, 6-2 and 4-1.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 20, 2017: Try your luck at Saturday’s snowmobile Poker Run

Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club’s annual Poker Run fundraiser takes place this Saturday, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Freeman Reservoir Trailhead parking lot, about 10.5 miles north of Craig on Colorado Highway 13.

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Weekend Roundup: Cool times in Northwest Colorado

Another weekend in Northwest Colorado, another round of chilly weather. But, the cold is no excuse to not find something to do in the area.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 18, 2017: Moffat County swimmers speed along at Summit

Moffat County High School girls swimming took sixth of seven teams Saturday at the Lady Tigers Invitational hosted by Summit High School in Frisco. Among the top results for Bulldog swimmers were a fifth-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of two minutes, 19.80 seconds for Isabel Enzi-Feichter and Kolbi Franklin — both competing for MCHS from Meeker — and Molly Neton and Marisa Hulstine.

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Enjoy winter landscape with Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club Poker Run Jan. 21

Some in Colorado may not love the recent waves of precipitation to hit the region. However, providing the powder lasts, others may feel like they’ve hit the jackpot in more ways than one. Enjoy the winter wonderland while speeding through the snow as part of Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club’s annual Poker Run fundraiser Jan. 21, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Freeman Reservoir Trailhead parking lot, about 10.5 miles north of Craig on Colorado Highway 13.