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Moffat County High School awards fall athletes

Moffat County High School fall sports teams recently acknowledged athletes for their hard work in football, volleyball, cross country, boys soccer and boys golf. Additional fall sports including rodeo and cheer will feature awards later in the school year. The following is a list of Bulldog athletes who earned participation awards, varsity letters or additional honors.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 21, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 21, 2016: Moffat County hoops headed to Pepsi Center

Tickets are available for the Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball league opener, which will take place Dec. 23 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Those who purchase admission for the school’s dual games against Coal Ridge will also get a ticket to the evening’s Denver Nuggets game with the Atlanta Hawks. Girls start at 1:15 p.m., boys at 3 p.m. with the Nuggets game at 7 p.m.

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Hayden prepares for Turkey Day

Hayden residents were earning their turkey next week with the second annual Turkey Trot on Saturday at Dry Creek Park.

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Craig elementary schools splash into swim classes

A first-time swimmer may test the waters very cautiously, but by the end of a short period of classes, they’ll be diving headlong into the pool. Craig elementary students have strengthened their aquatic proficiency over the course of October and November at the Moffat County High School pool through swimming classes.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 19, 2016: Moffat County rifle teams keep progressing

As part of the Orion National Air Rifle League, Bears Ears Sportsman Club’s youth shooting program split in two virtual meets with competitors across the country.

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Moffat County High School 2016-17 winter sports schedules

The schedules for Moffat County High School wrestling, girls swimming, boys and girls basketball and Craig Youth Hockey Association's 18 and under Midget team.

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Weekend Roundup: A treat of a show, fun fellowship and turkey to boot

The weather’s getting colder to be sure, but Northwest Colorado residents rarely allow a dip in the temperature to keep them getting out and about.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 18, 2016: Hayden Turkey Trot returns Saturday

Hayden Valley Elementary Health and Wellness Team will host its second annual 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run. Work up an appetite for Thanksgiving ahead of time with the running event, which starts rain, snow or otherwise at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden’s Dry Creek Park. Prizes will be available for the quickest 5K runners as well as for kids able to grab a turkey feather during the Fun Run. Drawings for more prizes and refreshments will also be included.

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Meghan Francone dives back into coaching Moffat County High School swimming

Starting this week, the Moffat County High School pool welcomed back a swimmer who has logged many hours both in and around the water. Meghan Francone will coach both the girls and boys Bulldog swim teams at MCHS after a two-year hiatus.

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Yampa Valley Golf Course seeks taker for restaurant space

Mulligan’s shuts down operations at golf course due to overload for owners

Yampa Valley Golf Course is currently in its final week of operations for 2016 and during the off-season will be on the lookout for someone to pick up a new dining establishment come spring. Mulligan’s Bar & Grill will not return to YVGC in 2017, a decision made by owners due to the difficulty of running both Mulligan’s and downtown Craig restaurant Carelli’s.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 16, 2016: Craig Trap Club hosting weekly fun shoots

Craig Trap Club will host a weekly fun shoot event for shotgun shooters from 6 p.m. until dark each Thursday through December at its headquarters at US Highway 40 and Moffat County Road 64. Games include singles, doubles, handicap, Annie Oakley and more and will feature five to 25 rounds per night.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: Fantasy football shuffle

Somewhere before my sixth year of playing fantasy football, I started to think that owning more teams meant more chances for success. I remember having 12 teams during the 2006 season and even more the season after that. It's a good thing this game can be played for free.

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Combined Craig, Steamboat hockey team Northwest Colorado Blizzard storms the ice

Opening weekend for Bantam group takes three losses to West Elk; players adjusting

The first weekend for a brand new regional team wasn’t easy, but coaches anticipate the joining of two towns will only get better. The Northwest Colorado Blizzard took the ice for the first time as a group Saturday and Sunday with games against West Elk in both Steamboat Springs and Craig.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 14, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.