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Moffat County soccer kicks into gear with 4-1 win in Grand Junction

The Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team took it to their first opponent of the season Tuesday, winning, 4-1, against the Warriors of Grand Junction’s Central High School.

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Moffat County rifle, archery teams hit mark at state

Moffat County shooters aimed big recently at the 4-H competition at the State Fair, and their skills were apparent. The yearly test of talent saw Moffat County marksmen score well in the rifle and archery competitions held in Pueblo Aug. 22 and 23.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 2, 2015: Fifth Quarter offers events Wednesday, Friday

Bear River Young Life and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host several Fifth Quarter events in the coming weeks following Moffat County High School football games. The Grand Futures giant Slip N Slide has been rescheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at MCHS. Fifth Quarter will also take place with a kickball tournament offered Friday after the Bulldogs host Rifle, as well as a bowling event after the Oct. 9 Homecoming game with Basalt.

Fantasy Sports Fix: Injured players who can and can't make a return this season

The NFL season is a little over a week away now and there are several key players who are injured and you need to be aware of them before you draft your team. Some of them are scheduled to be ready for Week 1, but others are lost for a little time or will be out for the whole season.

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Dinosaur 2015 brings global competition

Hang glider pilots from around the world eager to compete in the vast skies of Colorado and Utah were grounded on Sunday morning due to thunderstorms.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Aug. 31, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 31, 2015: Get moving with Girls on the Run

Registration is open through Sept. 4 for the running program Girls on the Run, available to female athletes in grades three through five. Additionally, the sister team, Heart & Sole, is open to girls in grades six through eight. The after-school program trains girls in the sport over 10 weeks and teaches them how to stay physically strong during running while also building a healthy body image and having fun, eventually participating in a 5K in November.

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Rain soaks Moffat County golf in Rifle

Moffat County High School athletes had a tough day on the links this past Thursday when both the varsity and JV boys golf teams competed at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

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Quick start to season for Moffat County cross country

Ary Shaffer, Ashley Suits lead Bulldog runners

Moffat County High School cross country got a good start on the season Friday when runners took on the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede in Colorado Springs.

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Moffat County football tackling challenges head-on

Last season saw Moffat County High School’s football program coping with some major alterations, not the least of which included a new coaching staff and a move to the 2A division of CHSAA. A year later, the head of the team has gotten more settled in to the area, and both he and players are ready to defend their title as the champions of the Western Slope North League.

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Moffat County football sinks Sailors, 27-0, in season opener

Moffat County High School was the place to be Friday night for the start of football season and the continuation of the ongoing rivalry between the MCHS Bulldogs and the Steamboat Springs High School Sailors that culminated in a 27-0 win for Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Meeker softball season has home games Saturday

The Meeker High School varsity softball team will play its home opener Saturday with a varsity doubleheader against Grand Junction’s JV team, games at noon and 2 p.m. in Meeker.

Hunting briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Safari Club selling tickets for drawing

Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing as part of its efforts to support 4-H shooting sports, work with disabled veterans and other projects in the area. The prize available is a Teton four-burner gas grill. Singles are $5 apiece, while a book of five is $20. Tickets can be purchased from Mountain Man Taxidermy, Rummel Chiropractic or from Ken Fleming or Karl Huntsman. The drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Mountain Man Taxidermy, and entrants need not be present to win.

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Moffat County Bulldogs ready to rip apart Steamboat rivals

You couldn’t ask for a more appropriate beginning to the varsity football season in Northwest Colorado. Moffat County High School opens its schedule Friday night with a Zero Week match against its Highway 40 foes, the Steamboat Springs Sailors, duking it out at the Bulldog Proving Grounds.

Hang gliding competition takes flight in Dinosaur

Starting on Sunday, the five-day Dinosaur 2015 hang gliding competition “brings serious competition back to the big air of western Colorado,” according to organizers.

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