The Moffat County High School rodeo team is looking to show how great a group from a small town can be. The group of Bulldogs has made its mark all over the Colorado high school rodeo scene during the 2013 season. Now, it’s about finishing strong for the group of seniors whose high school careers are coming to an end.
Mark Dockstader, a 2011 graduate of MCHS and current sophomore at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Ill., began play Tuesday at the National Junior College Athletic Associaiton Division II National Championships in golf. Dockstader and four teammates are playing at the four-day event at Goose Pond Colony Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala.
Moffat County’s high school boys swimming team finished its season last weekend at the 2013 state championships, but the next swimming season in Craig already had begun.
The top 12 teams for the City Championships in pool are set, with matches beginning June 1. A presentation on mule deer population research in Rio Blanco and Moffat Counties will take place in Meeker next week, with all members of the public invited.
No Moffat County track athletes stood atop the podium on the final day of the state meet, but there was tons of good to take away from the meet for a young group that outperformed its regular season in almost every event at state.
Matt Hulstine’s swimming career was cut short Saturday morning when he ended up in an emergency room for an eye infection.
It has been a full two days for Moffat County athletes at the 2013 state track meet, and they have done well enough to have another busy one on the meet’s final day.
The afternoon started rough for the Moffat County boys swimming team at the first day of the state meet, but the Bulldogs turned it around in the second half of the competition.
Doolin, the 2013 Yampa Valley Male Athlete of the Year, doesn’t scream and shout. His competitive heart doesn’t beat in your face. It smolders, burning on and on.
While much of her competitive time has been spent elsewhere on the Western Slope, when you produce results like Eryn Leonard does, the news tends to make it back home all the same.
As Peter White has navigated his junior year of playing soccer, skiing Alpine and Nordic and playing lacrosse, there isn’t a person who can say White ever took a practice or a game off.
Despite missing the fall volleyball season and half the basketball season recovering from an ACL tear to her left knee, Nikki Fry showed why she is an elite athlete.
Brentten “Bubba” Ivers has seen success in everything he’s done. It’s why the Moffat County senior never is satisfied with being just good.
Coach Michelle Wilkie said basketball was where Savannah Williams’ distance-running heart shined through.
The spotlight was nothing new for Nic Paxton as he prepared for his senior year. Paxton jumped onto the Soroco stage as a sophomore, assuming playmaker roles on the Rams football and basketball teams.