For the Wagner family, the beginning of spring means less and less and eventually none of their favorite activity until the next winter, but they’ll have some vivid memories. The Wagners recently completed a season of snowmobile racing, with youngest member Tallyn doing especially well. The kid who just turned 10 revved his engine with some of the best young talent around, most of them much older than he is.
The Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter aimed for a big turnout this year at its seventh annual fundraiser, and it hit its target and then some. It was a considerable crowd Saturday evening for the SCI banquet at the Clarion Inn & Suites, as residents dove in to dinner and more provided by the group, which focuses on promoting hunting and wildlife conservation.
The season is far from over for the wrestlers of Craig Middle School. The Bulldogs claimed a title as the best of twelve schools in the area at the Western Slope Championship Saturday in Meeker.
A rocky first game is a distant memory for the members of the Moffat County High School girls soccer team, now ready to play a lengthy, solid season. Now four games into their year, the Bulldogs are tearing up their new home field and loving it with a 3-1 record to date.
The mild spring weather has allowed Yampa Valley Golf Course to open early, its first day of business Friday. Serious golfers have already overtaken the course to get a jump on tee times.
The young grapplers of Craig Middle School wrestling are on track to complete their season at the highest levels. The Bulldogs took second as a team and placed 13 individual members of the team March 14 at the district tournament in Oak Creek. Five CMS wrestlers took home the gold — Dagan White, Phoenix Harris, Isaiah Herod, Jared Atkin and Jefferson Piatt.
Craig Sports Briefs for March 20, 2015: Tickets available Friday for inaugural season of planned hockey team
A semi-professional hockey team is in the works for Craig, and residents have the chance to get free tickets to the first home game in October at Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.
Another competition, another solid finish for the members of Moffat County Thunder Cheer. The local cheer team’s latest appearance was at the CHEERSPORT Denver Grand Championships Sunday at 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, as the smallest members of the team, the Minis, won their competition, with coaching by Amber Snow and Hannah Mannon.
League opener puts Bulldogs at 1-0 in 3A Western Slope
MCHS girls are 3-1 overall after their second win this week, a 4-2 victory against Basalt, marking the first Western Slope League game of the season, the Bulldogs now 1-0 in the conference.
Girls 800-meter sprint medley team wins, all athletes making strides
The Moffat County High School track and field teams continue to find success as their seasons progress, the girls placing sixth and the boys 17th at the Rifle Invitational held March 13.
One of Moffat County High School’s own is moving on to the next level. Surrounded by his coaches and parents, Matt Hamilton signed papers today at MCHS to play football for Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.
Many were the honors Monday night as the Moffat County High School winter sports teams gave their athletes a collective pat on the back for seasons well done. MCHS basketball, wrestling, girls swimming and cheer teams were the center of attention during a ceremony to cap off the winter sports year, as was the Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team, consisting primarily of MCHS students.
Craig Sports Briefs for March 16, 2015: Moffat County High School hosting winter sports night awards
Moffat County High School will honor its winter sports teams during an awards night for athletics and activities at 6:30 p.m. March 16 at MCHS. Families will be assigned desserts and beverages to contribute. For more information, call 970-824-7036 or 970-629-3628.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
The Moffat County High School baseball team doubled up on wins Saturday in its first two home games, 9-2 and 6-5, against Aspen.