7th-graders claim 1st win, 36-13; 8th-graders, 37-15
There was plenty of bark and bite alike Thursday night for the Craig Middle School girls basketball teams as the Bulldogs hosted the Little Snake River Valley School Rattlers of Baggs, Wyoming. Both the seventh- and eighth-grade teams claimed wins after defeats earlier in the week.
The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball C-Teams have been busy in the past week, attending a tournament at Gypsum’s Eagle Valley High School last Saturday and competing Wednesday in Grand Junction against Central High School.
The Bulldogs dominated the visiting Coal Ridge Titans, 61-12, in a Tuesday evening dual that saw the team fight hard and in many cases, finish off their opponents fast.
The Moffat County High School girls swim team placed fifth at the Montrose Invitational this weekend. Among the top finishers in individual events were Marissa Hulstine second in the 500-yard freestyle, at six minutes 17.21 seconds; Micah Espinosa third in the 100-yard breaststroke, 1:22.45; and the team of Hulstine, Espinosa, Bailey Kurz and Alex Samuelson fourth in the 200-yard freestyle relay, clocking in 2:03.60.
Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Midget team lost twice to Steamboat Sunday, but not without putting up a fight.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
The Craig Youth League is back in action at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., after a winter break. The weekly activity features games for all age groups.
The wrestlers of Moffat County High School fought tough at the Bill Thoman Jr. Memorial Duals on Friday and Saturday in Green River, Wyoming.
Bulldogs still undefeated in league play
It can be lonely at the top, but the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team doesn’t have to worry about that when they’re in their own gym. The first home game of the season was a solid one for the boys, who beat Basalt, 56-32, to go to 4-0 and remain tied for first place in the 3A Western Slope League.
It may be a cliché, but the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team took the bull by the horns Friday night. The MCHS girls claimed a huge win in their first home game of the year, defeating the Basalt Longhorns, 75-27.
Craig education briefs for Jan. 17, 2015: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ shows Saturday at Moffat County High School
The curtain will go up for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.
8th-graders defeat Hayden, Steamboat Springs; 7th-graders still seeking win
Thursday games hosting Hayden went in both extremes for the CMS hoops teams, as the seventh-graders fell, 28-5, followed by a 34-9 win by the eighth-graders.
Weekend duals in Wyoming next for Bulldogs
A 49-21 loss in Meeker started the week out on the wrong foot for the wrestlers of Moffat County High School, but they hope to learn from their mistakes and apply their knowledge heading into this weekend.
The Chuck-a-Duck Fundraiser series will begin Friday as the teams host Basalt at MCHS. This is a feature that will be part of every home game this season.
Boys, girls teams to play 1st home match Friday
Tuesday night games translated to wins for MCHS boys and girls varsity alike, with the boys taking down Coal Ridge, 75-57, following the girls’ defeat of the Titans at 47-30.