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Craig Middle School volleyball dominates districts

Bulldog football takes losses in Rifle to finish season

Craig Middle School fall sports are officially finished, with Bulldog volleyball and football finding some varied results in the their last weekend on the road. Of the four CMS volleyball teams, two came home from Meeker’s Saturday district tournament with a championship, seventh-grade A-Team and eighth-grade B-Team each taking the top honor of the tourney.

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Moffat County Homecoming parade rumors put to rest

Community rumors about parade restrictions deemed false by officials

Moffat County School officials addressed rumors that this year’s Moffat County High School Homecoming parade would be cancelled or that parade floats would be banned. There will be a parade including parade floats. Float building will commence the morning of the parade with the parade beginning at 1 p.m. Friday.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: Surprising starts

So many times in fantasy football, you expect one thing and get another. Such is the case with this season so far. Most of us expected great things from top picks like Adrian Peterson, Cam Newton, Dez Bryant and Todd Gurley. What fantasy owners have received from these players and others is inconsistent play, injuries, low scores and plenty of frustration.

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Moffat County JV football tackle Titans to start Homecoming Week

Young players lose, 13-6, prepare for Friday’s game with Steamboat Springs

On Monday, Moffat County High School football players looked to make a Friday win against Coal Ridge twice as nice with another victory, this time at home, and while it may not have happened, there could still be ample time in the following days for younger Bulldogs to prove their gumption. MCHS Homecoming week began with a gridiron meeting between the junior varsity team and Titans, with Coal Ridge winning, 13-6.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Oct. 10, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 10, 2016: Win big in Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest

Do you attend every single Bulldog sporting event? Now is your chance to earn some bragging rights as well as other prizes as part of the Craig Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest. Each week, the newspaper will run a crowd photo from a local sporting event and highlight one of the spectators. Watch for the ad to run Wednesdays to see if your loyalty to the blue and white has paid off, and come by the Daily Press office at 466 Yampa Ave. if you’re the lucky winner.

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Moffat County teams tickled pink for October games

Bulldog volleyball, soccer, football prepare for Pink Games to raise cancer awareness

As is bound to happen in a sport like football, Jared Baker and his teammates have had more than a few moments of physical discomfort this season. Yet, it’s keeping in mind that others have had an even tougher time that helps keep things in perspective. As part of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Moffat County High School athletics teams will be showing their support for survivors and victims of the disease by sporting pink apparel and hosting Pink Games this month.

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CNCC soccer stays on attack in Utah games

Men’s, women’s teams travel Wednesday, Thursday, home Saturday

The Colorado Northwestern Community College soccer teams remain winless this season, but personal victories over the past weekend keep the program ever hopeful. CNCC Spartans were back on the road Friday and Saturday in Price, Utah to meet the Golden Eagles of Utah State University Eastern.

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‘Ready, set, glow!’ — The Memorial Hospital Glow Run lights up night

Running event benefits Moffat County Cancer Society, TMH Foundation

For those who enjoy running, all that might be necessary is an open stretch of land and a pair of supportive shoes, but dressing like a superhero or a children’s book character covered in glow sticks certainly doesn’t make the experience any less pleasant. The Memorial Hospital’s third annual Glow Run 5K provided luminescence, laughs and more Saturday night as about 150 participants sped along the property of TMH and Colorado Northwestern Community College.

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Moffat County runners breaking away late in season

High school cross country hits new bests in Northglenn; Craig Middle School finishes in Delta

Friday saw one group of Northwest Colorado runners finish the season on a high note and another just starting to peak as they come into the final weeks. Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School cross country teams excelled at recent meets, as MCHS traveled to the Front Range for the large-scale Pat Amato Classic in Northglenn and CMS completed their year at the Delta Pantherfest.

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Moffat County volleyball outgunned by Gunnison

Moffat County High School varsity volleyball lost Saturday in three sets while on the road in Gunnison. With defeats of 25-15, 25-17 and 25-21 in their latest, the Lady Bulldogs move to 5-12 overall and 2-7 in the 3A Western Slope League.

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Moffat County football crushes Coal Ridge

Bulldogs move to 2-0 in Western Slope League play with 28-3 win

Two teams enter, one team leaves — it wasn’t quite the Thunderdome, but only one could remain standing undefeated in the 3A Western Slope League. Moffat County High School improved to 2-0 in conference play, 3-3 on the season Friday with a 28-3 win against Coal Ridge in New Castle. Both teams opened league play with Sept. 30 road victories, MCHS 36-33 against Roaring Fork and 1-5 Coal Ridge 31-22 against Aspen, Titans now 1-1.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 8, 2016: Moffat County girls basketball to host ball drop, youth camp

The Moffat County High School girls basketball program will host a golf ball drop fundraiser during the Homecoming football game Oct. 14. Entries will be on sale throughout the night at a cost of $10 per ball, with the drop taking place after the game. The winner will be closest to the pin and will take home $1,000. MCHS Lady Bulldogs players and coaches will also host a free camp for girls grades three through six involved in Craig Parks & Recreation hoops, teaching fundamental skills in the sport. The camp will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Moffat County Homecoming promises good time next week

Sports, bonfire, parade, more in store for week of Bulldog pride

Moffat County High School hosts its annual Homecoming Week festivities starting Monday. This year’s theme is “New York, New York,” and many favorite activities will make a return, including dress-up days for MCHS and Craig Middle School, though CMS will host its own separate days.

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Puck drops next week for Craig Youth Hockey season

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s season will officially begin this Tuesday at Moffat County Ice Arena, 600 S. Ranney St., as practices begin for the 2016-17 year.