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Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 19, 2015: Couples golf tourney tees off in September

Registration is open for the No Down, Low Down Couples Showdown Sept. 5 and 6 at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The weekend event begins at 11 a.m. Sept. 5, and the fee of $190 per team includes two days of golf in a Chapman format, prizes, a Saturday barbecue and a Sunday breakfast. Cart fees are $36 per day. Forms are available at YVGC or at http://www.yampavalleygolf.com/files/2014/04/COUPLES-SHOWDOWN-ENTRY-FORM.pdf. The deadline to register is Aug. 31.

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Moffat County grad grits teeth for final football season

Brady Conner coming up on senior year as tight end at Adams State University

Brady Conner has his eyes on the goal line, both on and off the field. Conner, a 2011 Moffat County High School graduate, will be embarking on his final football season this fall as he enters another season with the Grizzlies of Adams State University.

Fantasy Sports Fix: Quarterbacks to keep your eye on

The case could be made for several quarterbacks to go with the top pick in this position. There is all kinds of talent and maybe even a sense of depth at the quarterback position this year in fantasy football. There's a handful of veterans still trying to get you to think they belong on fantasy teams at all, and there are also several newcomers who will try to prove owners right hoping to be late round fantasy gold.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Aug. 17, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 15, 2015: Special access archery hunts available

Colorado Parks & Wildlife, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Western Colorado Wildlife Habitat Association are sponsoring six limited, special access archery hunts in the Grand Valley this fall.

Public and private shooting ranges in Northwest Colorado

Public and private shooting ranges available in Northwest Colorado.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 14, 2015: Cast, Blast and Twang starts Saturday at Wyman Museum

The Family Cast, Blast and Twang takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wyman Living History Museum, sponsored by Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter and Brother’s Custom Processing.

Chris Gingrich: It’s not too early for NBA

I know it's a little early for basketball, but it's never too early to evaluate a few first round picks to see what kind of impact they might have in their rookie year. The NBA Draft may have happened almost two months ago, but now is the time to start getting prepared for t he 2015-16 fantasy hoops season by checking out some rookies who could end up on fantasy rosters this fall.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Aug. 10, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 10, 2015: Concealed carry certification class available Saturday

As part of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7. The $65 class includes about six hours of instruction and one to two hours of shooting.

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Craig Relay For Life small but mighty

This year’s Craig Relay For Life brought out cancer survivors young and old Friday evening to celebrate, remember lost loved ones, and rally for a cure.

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Craig Sea Sharks tear up state meet in Fort Morgan

Swimmers place 14th; team to host state gathering in 2016

The Craig Sea Sharks recently swam at the CSI Seasonal Club Championships in Fort Morgan, placing 14th overall out of 21 teams with 304 total swimmers at the meet.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 8, 2015: Get moving with Trapper Fitness 5K at Moffat County Fair

Moffat County Fair and Trapper Fitness Center will host a 5K Family Fun Run at 8 a.m. Aug. 8 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the Pavilion parking lot. The cost to run is $15, which includes a t-shirt and ticket for door prizes. Registration is due at sign-up.

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Moffat County's Black Mountain Junior Rodeo concludes season next week

It’s been another busy summer, but pretty soon the head of one of Moffat County’s equine institutions will be letting someone else take the reins. The Black Mountain Junior Rodeo summer series is nearing the end of its year after meeting nearly every week since June at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 7, 2015: Moffat County High School, Craig Middle School to host fall sports meetings

Moffat County High School’s fall sports teams will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the MCHS auditorium. The meeting, which will include coaches and athletic department personnel, is for parents of students planning to participate in football, volleyball, cross country or boys soccer.