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Moffat County High School releases fall sports schedules

Homecoming Week takes place Oct. 5 to 9

Moffat County High School recently announced its schedules for the fall sports seasons of the 2015-16 school year, including football, volleyball, boys soccer, boys golf and cross country.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 15, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig’s Steve Walls catches large mackinaw in Flaming Gorge

Walls lets 40-year-old fish go, urges fishers to catch and release

Craig resident Steve Walls has a good fishing story to tell, but he also has photographic proof of his catch. However, his snapshot won’t help any copycats accomplish the same feat of picking up a big mack. And, no, not the one from McDonald’s.

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Moffat County High School soccer players kick it for good cause

Moffat County High School soccer players Ulises Silva and Kaylynn Haefs recently participated in the All-Star games of the Emily Johnson Play-It-Forward Soccer Tournament last week at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 12, 2015: Craig Sea Sharks hosting home meet

The Craig Sea Sharks youth swimming program will host its ABC Meet at 8 a.m. June 20 and 21 at the Craig Pool Complex, 605 Washington St. The meet will bring together multiple teams from across the region and is $10 for local kids to compete. The Sea Sharks team, who will also swim at Aspen this weekend, are still seeking registration from local swimmers ages 5 and older.

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Moffat County Little Britches ready to ride this weekend

Black Mountain Junior Rodeo offers weekly happenings

If your child thinks they’re getting a bit too big for their britches, this weekend may be the perfect test to test their mettle. The Moffat County Little Britches Rodeo hits Northwest Colorado this weekend, running Friday through Sunday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The national organization for young riders and ropers has a considerable calendar for the summer months, including the national finals in mid-July.

Chris Gingrich: Fantasy baseball standings bring excitement

It's a new week and another chance to move up in the standings for your fantasy baseball team. With this week’s edition, I'm going to focus on players who are having a slow start but are beginning to turn it around and a few players on the waiver wire who might be able to boost specific stat categories.

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Hayden grad eyes Ninja Warrior challenge

Mitch VeDepo, a 2009 graduate from Hayden High School, competed on the show American Ninja Warrior and is eager to see his episode air Monday night.

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Moffat County girls track takes multiple All-State honors

Kayla Pinnt named Athlete of the Year

Recently, Colorado State High School Activities Association named the All-State track and field teams, and five Moffat County High School runners were on the list. Kayla Pinnt, Lauren Samuelson, Emma Samuelson, Ary Shaffer and Selena Hernandez were given All-State distinctions for their championship efforts this season.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 8, 2015: Yampa Valley Golf Course hosting PGA Academy for kids

Yampa Valley Golf Course’s Junior Golf PGA Sports Academy begins this week, running for six weeks each Tuesday. The course is open to young golfers of all skill levels from ages 6 to 17. Sessions will begin at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 8; 10:30 a.m. for ages 9, 10 and 11; and noon for ages 12 and older.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 8, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Golfers, students win big with Moffat County Sheriff tourney

It was the usual suspects and then some in attendance at the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office tournament Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course as 16 teams of four hit the links to support scholarships for local students.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 6, 2015: Moffat County’s Matt Hamilton to play in All-State football game

Moffat County High School Class of 2015 graduate Matt Hamilton will represent Moffat County High School at the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s 59th All-State Games next week at Adams State University in Alamosa. CHSCA will host the top athletes from across the state Tuesday through Saturday for events in football, basketball, softball, wrestling, cross country, volleyball and spirit.

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Hit the ice for tryouts with Moffat County semi-pro hockey team

The Moffat County Vigilantes will feature a tryout and evaluation seminar Friday at Howelsen Ice Arena in Steamboat Springs. The event includes a 5 p.m. check-in followed by a session on the ice and a Q&A period for interested players. The cost is $30, and players are responsible for their own equipment, as well as any costs should they make the team. All participating should be ready for full contact hockey.

Andy Bockelman: A year in the life of a Moffat County sports reporter

The last nine months have been a whirlwind, and it looks like the cycle will start up once again before too long, but before we get back into the eye of the storm, I wanted to share my thoughts about what it’s been like covering a full school year of athletics at Moffat County High School.