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Steamboat bookseller, retired pharmacologist signs letter to move 2016 Rio Games

A Steamboat Springs bookstore owner and retired pharmacologist is among 230 medical professionals and scientists urging the World Health Organization to recommend moving or postponing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games because of Zika virus.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 13, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 13, 2016: TMH Foundation golf tourney successful

The 16th annual golf tournament for The Memorial Hospital Foundation featured 23 teams Friday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Winning first place overall was the foursome of Heather Cannon, Rob Cannon, Edward Cannon and Jeff Boss, while Orvie Zimmerman, John Martinez, David Mucha and Chris Mucha had the best net total.

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Victory Motors shows drive for healthier Moffat County

Cancer Drive includes 5K Color Run, Denver Broncos cheerleaders, NFL Play 60

When a problem presents itself, being able to tackle it as a community is a sign of strength. The third annual Victory Motors Cancer Drive took place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson as Craig people of all ages turned out for the Moffat County Cancer Society fundraiser that had lots to offer.

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MCHS graduate awarded travel grant

Salus University student Trevor Simones, a Moffat County High School graduate and Craig resident, was recently awarded a travel grant to present research at the Association of Research in Otolaryngology Mid-Winter Meeting from the Salus University Alumni Association. Simones is currently a third year student in the audiology program at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

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Moffat County’s Ary Shaffer to run for Oregon college

Recent graduate will compete in track at George Fox University

After four years of running for Moffat County High School, Ary Shaffer is ready for a new challenge and a new location. The newly graduated MCHS student will be starting off her college career on the right foot, competing in track and field for George Fox University, of Newberg, Oregon.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 11, 2016: Victory Motors Cancer Drive takes over Loudy-Simpson

Victory Motors of Craig hosts its third annual Cancer Drive throughout the day Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park with multiple happenings for families.

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Football up and running for Moffat County

Amid summer camps, senior Bulldogs ponder future in sport

The off-season is what athletes make it, and members of Moffat County High School sports plan to make it a time to fine-tune and be better than ever this fall. With activities like MCHS football’s summer skills camp and the NFL/Broncos Football Camp and NFL Play 60 Challenge through the Victory Motors Cancer Drive, the gridiron has been busy this week.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 10, 2016: Run for good causes with Color Run, Wake the Whittler 5K events

Craig residents will have multiple opportunities the next two weekends to get moving while supporting a worthy endeavor with upcoming 5K races. The 5K Color Run/Walk takes place at 8 a.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. to begin the Victory Motors Cancer Drive, while June 18 will see the fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, also at Loudy-Simpson.

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Craig stays in step for Steamboat Marathon

Half-marathon: Todd Trapp 10th, Carter Severson 2nd in age group

The running of the 35th annual Steamboat Springs Marathon took place Sunday, and among the harriers from across the country who took part in the tradition were a number of neighbors to the west. Craig runners had good showings in the event’s three races, which included the full 26.2 miles, the half-marathon and the 10-kilometer.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 8, 2016: Kayla Pinnt speeds to great finish in New Mexico

Recent Moffat County High School graduate Kayla Pinnt excelled during the 41st annual Great Southwest Track and Field Classic Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico, placing first in her division in the 100-meter dash at a time of 12.03 seconds.

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Fall sports schedules announced for Moffat County High School

League changes affect Bulldog football, volleyball, soccer

The athletes of Moffat County High School are already training for the fall season, and though the lineup of events may see some minor adjustments between now and August, some considerable changes are in store for many of the Bulldog teams. MCHS recently released its fall sports schedules including football, volleyball, boys soccer, boys golf and cross country.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: Trendy pickups In fantasy baseball

Sometimes, all it takes to win in fantasy baseball is to make a couple key changes. It's also knowing what or who to change. Taking note of your team's weakness and making it a priority to fix it can help you make a jump in the standings. Now is probably a good time to make changes to your fantasy baseball team because we've seen what everyone has to offer and we also see where all the potential is and is going to be in the near future. At this point, it's easy to drop struggling players and replace them with someone more productive, so don't be scared to shake up your team a bit and make some moves on the waiver wire.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 6, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 6, 2016: Registration Tuesday for Yampa Valley Golf’s PGA kids clinic

Yampa Valley Golf Course will host an open registration day starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday for its PGA Junior Golf Academy. The six-week program runs six weeks meeting Tuesdays beginning June 14. Boys and girls ages 5 to 7 will have courses at 9 a.m., ages 8 to 10 at 10:30 a.m., and ages 11 and older will start at noon. The cost is $75 per child, and parents are asked to provide golfers with sunscreen and water bottles each day. YVGC can provide clubs if necessary for golfers.