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Archery tips for hunting in Northwest Colorado

Tips for hunters looking to bag game with a bow

It’s archery season in Northwest Colorado and the hunt is on to fill freezers, bag trophies and make memories. Two Craig businesses that are authorized archery equipment dealers are offering tips for a successful hunt.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Sept. 5, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 5, 2016: Moffat County boys soccer falls in weekend game

The Moffat County High School boys soccer team took a 2-1 loss Saturday in Carbondale against Roaring Fork.

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Moffat County football rocks Ridge View Rams in shutout game

Bulldogs take 44-0 win, move to 1-1 on season

Moffat County High School varsity football was prepared for a whole different ball game Friday night than their previous outing. And, these Dogs delivered. MCHS hosted Watkins’ Ridge View Academy in its first home game, taking down the Rams, 44-0, to improve to 1-1.

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Northwest Colorado rodeo athletes finish summer, start fall

Moffat County High School team hosts home event, fundraiser starting Sept. 10

Summer has nearly run its course, but for a sport like rodeo, the changing of the seasons means little for athletes who compete for most of the year if not all of it. Northwest Colorado cowboys and cowgirls have shifted gears moving from one season to another.

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Craig Kiwanis, Boys & Girls Club’s Yahoo fundraiser drops Sept. 10

Ball drop fundraiser, golf tournament has brought in $200,000 over 15 years

Northwest Colorado’s precipitation can be quick and intense in the fall, and if you happen to be in the right spot next weekend, you might just catch a sudden shower of golf balls. The Yahoo Golf Tournament and Ball Drop takes place Sept. 10 at Yampa Valley Golf Course as a fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club of Craig and Craig Kiwanis Club.

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Moffat County volleyball vying for victory

Senior players provide guidance during season of transition

It’s a young team, but with some solid senior leadership, the Moffat County High School volleyball team looks to set up a program that will keep getting stronger. Lady Bulldog volleyball has come out swinging with a mixture of seasoned varsity players, eager beginners and everyone in between taking to the court in a year that’s full of changes.

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Moffat County football starting fresh against Ridge View Academy

Bulldogs prepare for home opener, seek to avenge previous week's loss

Last week held some unpleasant surprises for the Moffat County High School varsity football team, and this weekend will see the Bulldogs get their focus back in front of a home crowd. The first home game of the season brings in Ridge View Academy, of Watkins, the first of three opponents the Dogs will host during September.

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Weekend Roundup: A labor of leisure

With the approach of Labor Day, plans are already being made for some to make the most of an extended weekend, but if you haven’t already charted out your plans for the following days, Northwest Colorado has some options.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 2, 2016: Moffat County cross country ready for Rawlins race

Moffat County High School cross country runners will compete in the Rawlins Invitational Friday at 10 a.m. Friday, held at the Sinclair Golf Course in Sinclair, Wyoming. Earlier schedules listed the Bulldogs as attending the Delta Invitational the same day. The Craig Middle School cross country program will also run in the event to open its season.

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Craig athletes snap into action for Doak Walker football

New rules for youth gridiron program take safety into account

If you love the Broncos but can’t stand that they only play once per week, come on by Woodbury Sports Complex Tuesdays and Wednesdays to find the likenesses of the Denver franchise and plenty more who might make it to the NFL one day. Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program started another season this week, with the gridiron community gathering getting into gear for grades three through six.

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Second half lifts Sailors over Bulldogs 3-0

Steamboat pulled out a gritty win Tuesday in its home opener, beating U.S. Highway 40-rivals Moffat County 3-0 in the Bulldogs’ season opener.

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Moffat County volleyball hit hard by West Grand

Coach: Loss to Mustangs in first home game provides valuable data

Despite a crowd that was very much on their side Tuesday night, Moffat County High School volleyball struggled in their first home game of the season. The Lady Bulldogs were swept in three sets by the West Grand Mustangs, the Kremmling school taking totals of 25-20, 25-16 and 25-9.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 31, 2016: Adult volleyball league looks for signups by Friday

Craig Parks & Recreation will begin its co-ed fall volleyball league, open to ages 15 and older. Games take place in two separate leagues: the competitive league plays Monday nights, with semi-competitive Tuesdays and Thursdays. All games are in the Craig Middle School gym, 915 Yampa Ave, starting Sept. 12. The deadline to register is this Friday, and the cost is $200 per team, plus $20 per player.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: Mixed bag of news and notes

This week, I'm going to dive into some news from around the fantasy baseball scene and the football world. With about a month left in baseball and football gearing up, I thought it was a good time to just scope the scene in both sports and see what's going on that may be of value to fantasy players.