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Moffat County baseball powers through Pirates for first win

Bulldogs split with Olathe in Saturday doubleheader

Mild Saturday weather was most welcome for the members of the Moffat County High School varsity baseball team, but even more welcome was their first win. The Bulldogs were 1-1 in a weekend doubleheader at home as Olathe came to Craig, taking both a 13-7 win and a 7-2 defeat.

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Yampa Valley Golf Course tees up 2016 season

New restaurant Mulligan’s plans to welcome customers in mid-April

Friday may have been April Fool’s Day, but the developments at Yampa Valley Golf Course were no gag. The course is officially open in its entirety as of this week, all 18 holes available to the public.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 2, 2016: Deadlines approaching for Craig Parks & Rec baseball, softball, t-ball programs

Craig Parks & Recreation is seeking participants for the spring and summer sports of baseball, softball, coach pitch and t-ball.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 1, 2016: CNCC rodeo hosting home event in Rangely

The Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo program recently competed at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, their results putting the Spartan men at second place in the Rocky Mountain Region and third in the nation. This weekend, the Spartans will host their home event, taking place at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Rangely’s Columbine Park.

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Moffat County track stays steady amid changes

JV athletes excel in Glenwood Springs; varsity copes with Brighton cancellation

With spring snow sweeping the area, Moffat County High School track and field has a few possible changes in store for the coming week.

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Tournaments galore in store for Craig wrestlers

Middle school athletes headed to state; Bad Dogs Classic takes place Saturday

Near and far, the young wrestlers of Northwest Colorado are gearing up for a busy weekend. Grapplers with Colorado Middle School are preparing to attend the state tournament Friday and Saturday in Denver, expecting to place well if their previous performance is any indication.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 30, 2016: Moffat County girls golf sees improvement Monday

The Moffat County High School girls golf team took third place of four teams at the Black Canyon Invitational Monday in Montrose with a total of 344. Freshman Hali Reyes led the team with the lowest score, posting a 112 in her first full tournament.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: 2016 overvalued players in fantasy baseball

Last week, I checked out the undervalued players in 2016 fantasy baseball drafts, so this week, I'll be looking at overvalued players. An overvalued player is just a player who is being drafted too high or is just rated a little too high for what he's going to give you this year. Basically, they're just giving the drafting manager very little value for where they are being drafted. It's not like these players are going to be bad or should be avoided, it's just a head’s up as to who might not live up to their expected average draft position.

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Moffat County boys swim strong in Glenwood Springs

Friday home meet in Craig canceled

Moffat County High School boys swimmers came home with some fine results this weekend after the Glenwood Springs Demon Invitational.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 28, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 28, 2016: Craig wrestlers named regional champs

Members of the Craig Middle School wrestling team attended the Colorado Middle School Region 6 Tournament Saturday, hosted in Grand Junction by Rocky Mountain Nationals. Michael Voloshin and Daniel Caddy finished the day in first place in the 100- and 105-pound weight classes, respectively, Voloshin taking four straight wins by decision and Caddy two pins and a decision, ending with a 13-0 major decision.

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Moffat County track speeds forth in Hotchkiss

Bulldogs win five events; boys, girls each place 3rd

Perhaps it was being at a meet that bore their name, but either way the Moffat County High School track and field teams saw lots of success Saturday. MCHS boys and girls each took third place at the Hotchkiss Bulldog Invitational, picking up wins in five events.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 26, 2016: BCA pool results — Week 20

BCA Pool League continues its season at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. The league has played 20 weeks of games, with The Untouchables, now led by James Barrett, atop the 9-ball league scores, while Kenny Thompson and One Eye Bandits have taken the top spot in the 8-ball series. The league will be on break for the next two weeks, picking up again April 3.

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Moffat County’s Garrett Uptain ready to ride for Wyoming college rodeo

MCHS senior prepared to defend ranking as state’s top saddle bronc competitor

Garrett Uptain has had some wild times in the rodeo arena atop bucking horses and bulls, but now the sport he loves will be giving him a different kind of ride — a full ride scholarship. The Moffat County High School senior recently signed to compete as part of the Sheridan College rodeo team in Sheridan, Wyoming.

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Moffat County winter teams honor athletes

Basketball, swimming distribute awards; wrestling ceremony to take place after Spring Break

The Moffat County High School winter sports teams recently announced their list of awards. Boys and girls basketball and girls swimming provided varsity letters and honors such as All-Conference and All-State following the season. The MCHS wrestling program will announce its awards following Spring Break.