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Moffat County High School pool, football coaches, recognitions discussed at school board meeting

The future of the Moffat County High School swimming pool, football coaches and recognitions were just a few of the things discussed at the Moffat County School District Board of Education meeting Thursday evening at Ridgeview Elementary School.

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Craig Middle School basketball trumps Baggs, Wyoming

Teams nearing final tourney

The Bulldogs swept the Rattlers, of Baggs, Wyoming, in three straight games Thursday night at CMS. The visiting squad from Little Snake River School fielded one team made up of students in multiple grades to play the seventh-grade A- and B-teams and the eighth-grade A-team.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 21, 2014: Weekend hockey tourney canceled

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Midget team will not host its tournament planned for Saturday and Sunday at the Loudy-Simpson Park Ice Arena due to scheduling conflicts with visiting teams.

Craig Trap Club fired up for annual Turkey Shoot

Craig Trap Club will host its annual Turkey Shoot starting at 10 a.m. Sunday at its gun range west of Craig, north of Highway 40.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 17, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 17, 2014: Girls on the Run sees large turnout

The 2014 Girls on the Run program for young female runners had a great deal of participation from local athletes. Joining in with 5K races in early November in Steamboat Springs and Telluride, 93 girls from five Craig schools were able to join in the activity for grades three through eight, which involved training for 10 weeks.

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New coach dives into work with Moffat County swim teams

Jeff Wert to head girls, boys teams

Jeff Wert will fill the role of coach for the MCHS girls and boys swim teams during the winter and spring seasons. The girls group first began practices Wednesday afternoon.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 12, 2014: Gymnasts featuring cartwheel fundraiser

Rising Star Youth Training Center is hosting a Cartwheel-a-Thon in order to raise money for new gym equipment. Each day during classes this week, gymnasts will have five minutes to perform as many cartwheels as they can. Each gymnast is seeking sponsors, and those interested can either pledge an amount per cartwheel or a larger overall sum, which they can bring to the facility at 538 Pershing St.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 10, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 10, 2014: Winter sports meeting planned for parents of Moffat County athletes

Moffat County High School will host a parents meeting for those involved in the school’s winter sports at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 in the MCHS library.

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Moffat County rodeo ropers lasso $35,000 at national contest

Cutter Barnes, Dusty Taylor prepare for winter full of rodeo events

Cutter Barnes and Dusty Taylor received a total $35,000 for their sixth place finish in the finals of the United States Team Roping Championships, which took place from late October to early November in Oklahoma City. The Shoot-Out event in which they competed had a purse of $532,000, part of a larger amount of winnings of more than $5 million in the weeklong rodeo gathering.

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Honors are many for Moffat County fall sports

Achievement was the word of the evening Thursday as Moffat County High School hosted its fall sports awards banquet. Table after table filled the MCHS gym in a collaborative event among all the sports teams as friends and family of young athletes came out to show their support for all the work put forth throughout the past few months.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 7, 2014: Hockey program offering introductory day

Craig Youth Hockey Association will host Try Hockey for Free Day on Saturday as part of USA Hockey’s national effort. The program begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Loudy-Simpson Ice Arena and includes free equipment for kids ages 4 to 9 to test out and determine if the sport is for them.

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Craig Middle School hoops season starts in style

8th-grade boys 8-0 after Tuesday win against Meeker

The CMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams have found a great deal of victories between them, most recently in home games Tuesday, hosting Meeker.

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Craig youths claim 1st bucks on hunting trips

Tiana Nichols and Blake Juergens both harvested their first deer in October during the second season, and neither had to travel too far to do so.