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Craig Sports Briefs for June 29, 2016: Craig Youth Baseball wraps season, names champs

The championship game for Craig Youth Baseball’s 8- to 10-year-old division wrapped up the season Monday at Woodbury Sports Complex. Facing off for the title were Country Living Realty and Neal Brothers, Inc. In the first of two games, league frontrunner Country Living took their only defeat of the year, 2-1, forcing a second game, which they won, 4-3.

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Jeb Savage earns win in 49th Cottonwood Classic

The 49th annual Cottonwood Classic finished its three-day run Sunday, with 97 competitors vying for the title of the best of the bunch in the Craig men's tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: 2016 baseball prospects and rookies

Every year there is a new group of rookies that take the stage in Major League Baseball. They all come with expectations of high performance and a lot of promise. Some of them actually live up to the hype, while others, maybe not so much. This year, there have been several rookies and prospects that have caught my eye. There seems to be a lot of talent centered around the shortstop position this year as two rookies that have really made impacts have both been from that position. Let's take a look.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 27, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County community rolls out for CASA bowling fundraiser

Organization seeking greater awareness for work with abused children

A regional organization struck out this weekend — in a good way. The lanes were packed Saturday evening at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center as the inaugural Northwest Rocky Mountain Colorado CASA Bowl-for-Kids fundraiser brought in plenty of community support.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 27, 2016: Craig Youth Baseball crowns winner Saturday

The championship game for Craig Youth Baseball’s 11- to 13-year-old division took place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, with Moffat Limestone Company defeating Hayden, 5-4. Coached by Brian Spears, Mindy Spears, Justin Duzik and Bennie Brackett, the players who were in the final game included Garrett Anson, Lance Brackett, George Chavez, Nick Cookston, Ryan Duzik, Cody Eckhoff, Levi Greenhow, Blake Juergens, Miles Simpson, Greg Spears, Tucker Sterle and Gio Tarango.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 25, 2016: Saturday bowling fundraiser to benefit child advocates group

Northwest Rocky Mountain Colorado CASA — Court Appointed Special Advocates — will host the Bowl-for-Kids fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave. The evening will include door prizes, bake sale and silent auction, as well as multiple rounds on the lanes.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 24, 2016: Moffat County cheerleaders offer free clinic

The Moffat County Thunder Cheer team will host a free clinic June 27 through July 1 at Suite 119 of Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way. Registration will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. this Monday with sessions from 5 to 7 p.m. each day. Girls and boys who participate will learn basic cheer and tumbling techniques and will perform with the team in the Fourth of July parade. Parents need to sign a liability waiver before their child participates.

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Craig Sea Sharks pool talents for ABC Meet

The members of Craig Sea Sharks showed their capability for aquatic awesomeness during their home event, the ABC Swim Meet, Saturday and Sunday. Craig swimmers won 47 individual races while in their own pool, a result that earned them fourth place overall as a team among 11 total groups at the ABC Meet at Craig City Pool Complex, including Steamboat Springs, Meeker, Rangely, Delta, Grand Junction and Wyoming.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 22, 2016: Stelios Peroulis takes to gridiron for final time in All-State game

Stelios Peroulis, a 2016 Moffat County High School graduate, played in the Colorado High School Coaches Association All-State football game June 10 in Alamosa. Peroulis, who was honored in the sport last fall as the 2A Western Slope North League Player of the Year, among other distinctions, was part of the roster for the South team, which took a 9-0 defeat to the North side.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: 2016 Daily fantasy baseball picks

It's been a while since I've talked about daily fantasy sports, but I'm back with some baseball picks for this week. I pored over the stats for a bit and found some players I think will produce for you and your team this week.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 20, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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CNCC’s soccer program takes next step, hires new coach

Program head Lance Noble planning tryouts for men’s, women’s teams, local athletes welcome

A new program at Colorado Northwestern Community College is coming up fast, even more so now that it’s got a new leader. The CNCC men’s and women’s soccer teams now have a coach, with Lance Noble recently hired to take on the sport, new for the Craig campus.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 18, 2016: Wake the Whittler 5K runs Saturday

Saturday is the fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, at Loudy-Simpson Park. Wake the Whittler, the first in a series of summer running events hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education, starts registration at 7:15 a.m., with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m. and the Fun Run following.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 17, 2016: Register by Monday for Cottonwood Classic

The 49th annual Cottonwood Classic hosted by Yampa Valley Golf Course tees off June 24 to 26. Registration is currently open for the three-day men’s tournament, with an entry fee of $180, plus an additional $10 for those wishing to enter the senior flight. The cost of a cart is $18 per day or $54 for the tourney.

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