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Fantasy Sports Fix: Late season waiver additions

The 10th week of fantasy pigskin is upon us. This can be a turning point for fantasy teams as strength of schedule becomes a big factor and choosing a player with the best schedule down the stretch can improve your chances of making it into your league's playoffs and beyond.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 7, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Peewee power: Craig Cougars start hockey season with Saturday split

12U team comes back from 7-0 loss to win 4-3 vs. Grand Junction Coyotes

The first game of the season didn’t quite go the way the Craig Cougars wanted, but it didn’t take long for them to heat up the ice from there. The 12 and under Peewee team for Craig Youth Hockey Association split two Saturday games against Grand Junction as their opener to the schedule as well as the first overall hockey event of the winter at Moffat County Ice Arena.

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Craig Middle School basketball bombards Baggs

Bulldogs take wins of 23-6, 43-1, 32-16 over Rattlers

Saturday saw another round of success for the Craig Middle School boys basketball teams. CMS boys swept the Rattlers of Little Snake River Valley School in three games over the weekend, including eighth-grade A-Team and seventh-grade A- and B-Teams.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 5, 2016: Moffat County High School to host winter sports meeting

Moffat County High School will host a meeting for athletes and parents planning to play winter sports at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the MCHS gym. Parents and players can meet coaches for winter sports through the school, which include boys and girls basketball, wrestling and girls swimming. Official practices begin Nov. 11.

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Moffat County hoops shooting for big turnout for December games at Pepsi Center

Tickets for Bulldog basketball part of package deal for Dec. 23 Denver Nuggets game

The winter season for Moffat County High School athletics is about to start, and two of the Bulldog teams are already eyeing a game that will take place in December. And, given the details, it’s hard to blame them for seeing that as the biggest, shiniest Christmas present under the tree. MCHS boys and girls basketball teams are selling tickets for a Dec. 23 set of games that will take place at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The Bulldogs will take on the Coal Ridge High School Titans in the afternoon, leading up to NBA action as the Denver Nuggets host the Atlanta Hawks.

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Craig kids learn to overcome obstacles, stay strong in Girls on the Run

Those who pick up an activity like running at an early age will set themselves on pace for a healthier lifestyle, and the benefits are many for those who engage in the Girls on the Run program. More than 50 Craig girls will participate in the Girls on the Run 5K event Saturday morning in Steamboat Springs, among dozens more who have been involved in the program along the Western Slope this year.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: NBA notes and NFL picks

It's pretty strange starting another fantasy basketball season without some very familiar names on the court. Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan all hung up their shoes after last season, but they all entered their prime around the same time and ushered in the post-Jordan era of the NBA.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 2, 2016: Bears Ears shooting teams put up points

Youth air rifle teams with Moffat County’s Bears Ears Sportsman Club recently competed in virtual meets as part of an ongoing national tournament in the Orion National Air Rifle League.

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Craig Middle School basketball has a blast with Steamboat, Rangely

There was plenty of hoops hoopla Saturday in the gyms at Craig Middle School and Sandrock Elementary School. CMS boys basketball teams hosted Steamboat Springs and Rangely for an all-day triangular in a round robin format that gave the athletes of the three Northwest Colorado schools a workout.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Oct. 31, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig runners scared silly at Grand Futures’ Zombie 5K

A warm autumn Saturday afternoon at Loudy-Simpson Park suddenly shifted into a situation that would make your blood run cold. Creatures with rotting flesh and an unfriendly disposition were lurking around the natural landscape. The only solution to get out alive? Get moving. And fast. The second annual Grand Futures Prevention Coalition Zombie 5K took over the park as a staging of a zombie apocalypse brought in about 50 runners of all ages to fight for their lives against the undead.

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Moffat County cross country lays it on the line at state championships

Every step, every breath, every moment of struggle led to one thing for Moffat County High School cross country teams Saturday as they ran their final race of the year at the 3A State Championships. After going all the way this season, Bulldog runners were at the ultimate level at Colorado Springs’ Norris Penrose Event Center, with boys placing ninth as a group and girls 15th, both out of 20 teams.

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Moffat County football shuts down Skiers to close winning season

Bulldogs celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Senior Night in final game with Aspen

Moffat County High School varsity football finished its season 5-4 with a 48-22 win Friday night at home against Aspen, a game that was all about creating a memory to last a lifetime knowing it could be their last time together as a team.

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Craig Halloween Happenings: Spooky stuff, colorful costumes, fun for everyone

Halloween is Monday, but odds are you’ll be celebrating this weekend and the day of, so here are some things to do in Northwest Colorado for all ages to enjoy.