The winter is going by fast for Craig’s AJ Stoffle, who returns to the National Sport I and II divisions of AMSOIL Championship Snocross, complete with sponsorship by Ski-Doo, among other companies. Stoffle is 18th of 57 racers in his circuit and competes in Deadwood, South Dakota, this weekend at the US Air Force Deadwood Snocross. Among his accomplishments this year have been 12th-place overall finishes in the AMSOIL Snocross National in Duluth, Minnesota, and the Pirtek Snocross National in Shakopee, Minnesota.
The a cappella class at Moffat County High School was devised by Choir Teacher Grace Pomeleo, in her first year of teaching, and veteran staff members say they can’t recall any a cappella class at the high school before.
Girls 5-0 in league after 63-20 win; boys lose heartbreaker, 47-44
With a loss behind them in each of their most recent games, the Moffat County High School basketball teams were ready to turn things around Friday night as Carbondale’s Roaring Fork came to Craig.
Low numbers hurt Hayden score, but Tigers still provide fight
In a sport where the objective is to force your opponent into submission, Moffat County High School wrestlers were top dogs in more ways than one Thursday night. A triangular event in Craig earned two team victories for MCHS as the Bulldogs went back to back against Basalt and Hayden.
The Cleveland Cavaliers' star guard, Kyrie Irving, has finally made it back from a fractured kneecap he sustained in last year's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. He's one of the most electrifying players in the league and is on a team that has a sole focus of winning an NBA title this year. It's just nice to see such a gifted player back on the court, and it really makes watching their games on television a worthwhile venture.
The Moffat County High School home basketball games against Roaring Fork will feature a quacking good time for the crowd. The Chuck-a-Duck fundraiser for the program is available at all home events and features numbered rubber ducks available for $1 apiece or six for $5 at the door. Buyers can toss their ducks into the MCHS Bulldog collar at center court during halftime of the varsity boys game, with multiple prizes going to those who hit the target.
Bulldogs prepare for triangular with Basalt, Hayden
With week after week going by seeing competitors from every conceivable school from Colorado and even Utah and Wyoming, Tuesday was something of a relief for Moffat County High School wrestlers to be back in their own setting. The Dog House was loud and proud Tuesday night as MCHS hosted a dual with Meeker.
The schedule is set for the Moffat County High School varsity football 2016 season.
The Aspen High School meet was a productive one for the Moffat County High School girls swim team. The Bulldogs placed fourth of five teams Saturday, breaking into the top three rankings in individual events for the first time this season.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
Bulldogs host first home event Tuesday
The Moffat County High School varsity wrestlers tied for 10th place at the 31-team Mel Smith Husky Invitational this past weekend, placing two individual Bulldogs.
Ladies lasso Longhorns; boys can’t come back from 1st half deficit
Friday flew by for Moffat County High School basketball players, but the idea that time flies when you’re having fun wasn’t quite true for all Bulldogs.
The Polar Bear League at Craig Trap Club is available to local shotgun shooters and runs through March, with shooting events each week at 10 a.m. Sundays and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Training is available for shooters, and all ages are welcome to participate in a family friendly atmosphere, though kids under 12 require parental supervision.
Jim Loughran and Steve Maneotis will host a basketball camp for boys in grades five through seven Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:35 to 5 p.m. at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St, starting Tuesday. There is no cost for this program, which will teach basic skills in the sport and help players develop a love for the game. The clinic will last about a month and organizers plan to host a tournament at the end of the run.
Adult co-ed program successful for Parks & Recreation
Many sports require athletes to keep a ball in their hands in order to score points, but there is a game where never once making contact with a colorful sphere will help bring about a win. Craig Parks and Recreation recently began a co-ed dodgeball league for adults, and there’s been no missing the fun during the games in the Craig Middle School gym.