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.
The gymnastics scene in Craig is stepping up its game, with a new facility and new coaches. Rising Star Youth Training Center had its grand opening Monday at 538 Pershing St., next to the post office,
Another season of racing began at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park Friday and Saturday, and while the dirt track is running smoothly, it's still not getting the car turnout its owner would like. The track is now beginning its third summer of operation in Craig with hobby stock, sport stock and modified cars racing Saturday.
The coming week in sports for Craig.
Men’s tournament play returned to Yampa Valley Golf Course on Saturday for 27 holes of doubles play. The golf course kicked off June with 24 teams playing 18 holes of best ball followed by nine holes of Chapman-style golf, where teammates shoot from each other’s previous shots.
Several groups gather at the Craig Trap Club and the Cedar Mountain Range Sportsman Club to test their speed or accuracy (sometimes both) with various firearms. All these groups share passion for having fun shooting guns.
Moffat County High School graduate Tiffany Schulze will go to Grand Island, Neb. for the 2013 National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational June 23 through 28 and shoot in the compound archery competition. She earned a spot nationals for placing high enough at the Colorado 4-H archery competition last August.
The latest sports news in Craig, with a wide variety of youth sports camps open for registration.
Moffat County High School graduate Alicia Nelson added to her growing list of accomplishments at the collegiate level last weekend, taking two individual national titles at the NCAA Division II 2013 Outdoor Track and Field Championships. That brought the former Bulldog and current Adams State University runner’s tally of national championships to four in the 2012-13 sports season, a number that would represent an excellent career total for most athletes.
New Yampa Valley Golf Course head pro David Hardison has always enjoyed working with children, so he decided to introduce a new summer-long golf program for kids in Moffat County.
Craig showed off its Western heritage and sports prowess Saturday evening as part of Grand Olde West Days. The Wild West Weekend that took place at the Moffat County Fairgrounds on Saturday delivered a full slate of rodeo events and performances before a crowd of hundreds. Those attending were treated to bronc riding by cowboys young and old, as well as watching the youngest group of cowboys take on mutton busting and sheep hooking.
With all they have accomplished off the field this year, members of Moffat County High School’s Class of 2013 made sure to get their money’s worth on the field in the final seasons of their high school careers. In a school year that saw eight varsity teams make the regional or state rounds in postseason tournaments, MCHS athletics were buoyed by tremendous participation from this year’s senior class.
Every year, students get involved with managing Moffat County High School's sports teams and taking care of all sorts of behind-the-scenes work. For the past four years, the football and basketball teams have had it good with Erica Dilldine as their trainer and manager.
Moffat County High School graduate Mark Dockstader and his teammates didn’t get the dream finish they were looking for at the golf national championships, but it was an unforgettable way to finish a college career.