Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 13, 2016: Bulldog hockey opens year, to play at home this weekend

The Moffat County Bulldog hockey team opened its season 1-3 against two league opponents this past weekend, playing West Elk and Telluride in a series of four games in Gunnison.

Fantasy Sports Fix: 2016 underrated and overrated fantasy hoops stars

Sometimes, you come across a player who you think should be ranked higher or deserves some praise. Sometimes that player comes through with a great performance or sustains a run of his own that proves he's worthy of some sort of fame. I'd call these guys underrated. Other players might seem to be ranked too highly or just produce more of the same old, same old. You might call these players overrated. Overrated doesn't mean they're bad at all, it just means they are already well known for what they do.

9News distributing free Denver Broncos materials Tuesday in Craig

The Denver Broncos will head into the NFL postseason Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and in honor of another year in the playoffs, 9News will be distributing free "United in Orange" magnets to fans at King Soopers and City Market stores across the state. Craig's City Market, 505 W. Victory Way, is scheduled to hand out the materials at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 11, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County wrestlers stay strong at Tournament of Champions

Bulldogs take multiple honors at Vernal, Utah, event

Another weekend, another grapple with glory. Moffat County High School wrestlers took on another big tournament to begin 2016, and again the Bulldogs visited the podium. The Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah, saw MCHS athletes finish highly in both the varsity and junior varsity tiers.

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Moffat County basketball ousts Olathe Saturday

Girls pummel Pirates, 53-44; boys claim 1st league win at 74-51

Moffat County High School hoopsters are feeling pretty confident after Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs swept the floor with visiting Olathe during the second set of weekend games, one of which had a sense of urgency.

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Moffat County hoops has thrilling games with Gunnison

Girls win, 66-20; boys KOed by Cowboys, 43-41

There was a rip-roaring feeling in the Moffat County High School gym Friday night as varsity basketball returned. The Bulldogs hosted Western Slope League opponent Gunnison in a night that had mixed results.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 8, 2016: Poker Run takes place Jan. 30 at Freeman Reservoir

The Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club will host its annual Poker Run Jan. 30 at Freeman Reservoir. Registration begins at the trailhead parking lot at 9:30 a.m. The event’s card stations are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $10 per hand or three hands for $25. Prizes will be awarded at the awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. at The O.P. Bar and Grill, 534 E. Victory Way. Proceeds go to the local student scholarship fund.

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2016 season opponents narrowed down for Moffat County football

Sailors back in same league as Bulldogs as Steamboat, Delta drop to 2A

It may be more than six months away, but the Moffat County High School football schedule is already looking a lot different. The 2016 season for MCHS will be shaken up by several factors, including the recent realignment of the football divisions by Colorado High School Activities Association. The Bulldogs will remain within the 2A classification, but nearby schools will be seeing changes that will affect Moffat County.

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Moffat County boys basketball back in action

C-Team outlasts Coal Ridge, 36-32, in home opener

If things go as well for the rest of the Bulldog basketball players this week as they did Tuesday night, the Moffat County High School hoops teams will be in fine shape. In the first athletic event following the winter break, the boys C-Team won its first home match, 36-32, against Coal Ridge.

Fantasy Sports Fix: Waiver wire adds for fantasy basketball

I've made one transaction in fantasy basketball so far this year. I dropped PJ Tucker to pick up Kent Bazemore. Although, Bazemore has been a good pickup and played well, I need to be more active on the waiver wire.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 6, 2016: Peewee hockey rings in New Year with win

The Peewee 12 and under team for Craig Youth Hockey Association won its first game of 2016 Saturday with a 5-3 victory at Steamboat Springs’ Howelsen Ice Arena.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 4, 2016: Start Smart Athletics gives young children good foundation

Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation’sStart Smart Athletics, aimed at ages 3 through 5. The early sports program teaches kids skills in games and develops confidence in their abilities with fundamentals like throwing, catching, kicking and dribbling. The first installment of the six-week class takes place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40. The registration fee is $20.

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Moffat County winter sports breaking back into action

Moffat County High School athletes have had some time to chill out during their seasonal break the past two weeks, and winter sports teams are ready to go back into the fray after their R and R period.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 4, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.