The Yampa River is expected to dip to 500 cfs Friday, within commercial tubing range, as 86 youth baseball teams settle in to Northwest Colorado. Before the tournament is over, teams will have played in Hayden and Oak Creek as well as in Steamboat and Craig.
A large group of Craig residents made their way out to Wyman’s Living History Museum on Saturday to pick up some tricks of the trade when it comes to outdoor recreation.
The coming week in sports in Craig.
Whittle the Wood’s Saturday festivities began with a healthy community run through Loudy-Simpson Park. Friends of Moffat County Education hosted the Wake the Whittler 5K run and walk as well as a 1-mile family fun run.
Good weather has kept golfers both near and far coming to Yampa Valley Golf Course so far this summer. The course, which opened in April, saw snowstorms, which shut it back down for a week. Yet, it recovered with a strong month of May. Nearly 2,500 rounds were played in May, which is up from 2,200 rounds for the same month last year, according to the course.
The latest sports news from Craig, including Moffat County soccer players participating in a Western Slope all-star game.
Next week, girls from Moffat County’s girls basketball teams will head to their final summer camps at the University of Wyoming and University of Northern Colorado, and after that they will be on their own until the winter sports season begins. Unless something drastically changes the team’s outlook like an injury, it will be the most in-the-dark head coach Matt Ray has ever felt about his team exiting the summer season.
Seven wrestlers from Craig tested their skills against some of the best wrestlers in Colorado and the surrounding areas over the weekend. The group of wrestlers from Craig was at the fourth-annual Paonia Summer Duals, an event that attracted over 500 wrestlers from six different states to Western Colorado for three full days of wrestling June 7 through 9.
Monday was the first day of summer basketball in Craig, with the upcoming generation of Bulldogs working on their skills. High school boys head coach Eric Hamilton, along with other coaches and players from the Moffat County basketball program, began the youth basketball mini-camp Monday, teaching elementary and middle schoolers the fundamentals and keys to being successful in hoops.
The coming in week in sports in Craig
Results are in from Saturday's Sheriff's Scramble Golf Tournament.
Craig welcomed a grand master of martial arts to town this week, and by the end of the weekend Craig will have a Master to call its own. Northwest Colorado Tae Kwon Do, which teaches Kom Do Kwan at Holistic Health and Fitness was founded by Paul Cruz in Craig in 2009. While Cruz is the top dog in Craig, this week his master Jason Thomas came to visit and administer black belt tests.
Fast-pitch softball hasn’t been in Moffat County for over 30 years, but it’s making a return to Craig this summer. A group of girls from Craig Middle School and Moffat County High School have been gathering in the early morning hours at Woodbury Sports Complex to get ready for their first ever fast-pitch season.
The latest sports news from Craig. The BCA pool league playoffs came to a close, with plenty of sports camps and learning opportunities for young and old in the coming months.
A strong contingent from Craig showed up to test their training on the difficult, hilly courses of the Steamboat marathon, half marathon and 10-kilometer race. According to the results online, 25 people from Craig finished at the three distances.