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Moffat County winter sports start their seasons

Swimming, basketball, wrestling travel for weekend events

The winter sports season goes underway this weekend, as each of MCHS’s teams begins their year, including wrestling, girls swimming and boys and girls basketball.

Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 3, 2014: Craig billiards league scores — Week 9

BCA Pool Leagues has gone through nine weeks of play, starting its season in early September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, with a Sunday 9-ball league and a Monday 8-ball league.

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Moffat County, Hayden runner Chris Zirkle named all-American

Chris Zirkle flew to 19th place in the NAIA National Championship cross country race Nov. 22 at Rim Rock Farm outside Lawrence, Kansas. The results earned him all-American honors on behalf of Northwest Christian University.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Dec. 1, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Hayden boys hoops still rebuilding, this time with new coach

Hayden High School boys basketball still is rebuilding after a 21-win season in 2012-13. This winter, the Tigers will have to take the next step with a brand-new coach and patches of experience.

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Hayden wrestling leaders aiming to finish what they started

The Hayden High School wrestling team is by far the deepest squad in Routt County this winter, and the Tigers have a singular goal of finishing what they couldn't in last year's postseason.

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Moffat County girls swim team sets sights on winning

The Moffat County High School girls swim team is seeing the first wave of changes for the school’s aquatic sports, but they’re powering through and vying for both a strong start and finish to their season.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 24, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 24, 2014: No youth basketball on Thanksgiving

Craig Parks & Recreation’s youth basketball games for third- through fifth-graders will take place Monday and Tuesday this week at the normal times at Sunset and Sandrock Elementary Schools, but Wednesday and Thursday games will not take place due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Moffat County High School pool, football coaches, recognitions discussed at school board meeting

The future of the Moffat County High School swimming pool, football coaches and recognitions were just a few of the things discussed at the Moffat County School District Board of Education meeting Thursday evening at Ridgeview Elementary School.

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Craig Middle School basketball trumps Baggs, Wyoming

Teams nearing final tourney

The Bulldogs swept the Rattlers, of Baggs, Wyoming, in three straight games Thursday night at CMS. The visiting squad from Little Snake River School fielded one team made up of students in multiple grades to play the seventh-grade A- and B-teams and the eighth-grade A-team.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 21, 2014: Weekend hockey tourney canceled

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Midget team will not host its tournament planned for Saturday and Sunday at the Loudy-Simpson Park Ice Arena due to scheduling conflicts with visiting teams.

Craig Trap Club fired up for annual Turkey Shoot

Craig Trap Club will host its annual Turkey Shoot starting at 10 a.m. Sunday at its gun range west of Craig, north of Highway 40.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 17, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 17, 2014: Girls on the Run sees large turnout

The 2014 Girls on the Run program for young female runners had a great deal of participation from local athletes. Joining in with 5K races in early November in Steamboat Springs and Telluride, 93 girls from five Craig schools were able to join in the activity for grades three through eight, which involved training for 10 weeks.