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Craig Sports Briefs for March 1, 2017: Win big in Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest

Do you attend every single Bulldog sporting event? Now is your chance to earn some bragging rights as well as other prizes as part of the Craig Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest. Each week, the newspaper will run a crowd photo from a local sporting event and highlight one of the spectators. Watch for the ad to run each week to see if your loyalty to the blue and white has paid off, and come by the Daily Press office at 466 Yampa Ave. if you’re the lucky winner.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Feb. 27, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Northwest Colorado Mule Deer Foundation banquet raises big bucks

Just as the deer and elk of Moffat County find safety in numbers, so too do the people who want to keep wildlife thriving gather in large numbers. The turnout was sizable Saturday for the annual banquet hosted by Northwest Colorado Chapter of Mule Deer Foundation at Clarion Inn & Suites.

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Craig Middle School wrestlers pin down team win at home tourney

Bulldogs to travel to Montrose, will host March 9 dual with Meeker as season continues

As one wrestling season ends another gets started, and Craig Middle School athletes began with a boom. CMS won its home tournament Saturday in the gym at Moffat County High School, taking the top overall spot against eight visiting teams.

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Moffat County girls basketball holds on to district title

Lady Bulldogs defeat Grand Valley to move on to regional round

Regular season wins and losses are a thing of the past now, and Moffat County High School girls basketball has only one thought on their mind at this point — time for regionals. MCHS girls won the 3A Western Slope League district championship Saturday in a highly physical 40-34 game against the Grand Valley Cardinals.

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Our view: Moffat County wrestling is Bulldog pride at its best

Sports provide an atmosphere for young people that instills confidence, perseverance and other positive values, and when athletes have strong support through and through, there’s no telling what they can do. The editorial board would like to take this opportunity to recognize wrestling as a positive part of the Moffat County community.

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Moffat County girls basketball seeking 5th straight district title

Friday win against Cedaredge puts Lady Bulldogs in championship game

Moffat County High School basketball has seen many victories on its home court, but during the past several years, the wins on the floor of Central High School in Grand Junction mean almost as much given the time of the season. MCHS girls hoops secured a spot in the 3A Western Slope League district championship after a Friday win in the semifinals against Cedaredge at Grand Junction.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 25, 2017: Indoor soccer tournament Saturday

A special Fifth Quarter event will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday as Bear River Young Life hosts an indoor soccer tournament at Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40. Registration is open to middle school and high school ages, and the cost is $5 for a co-ed team of five. Refreshments will be provided and spectators are welcome.

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Making a Difference: Moffat County Booster Club raises funds, promotes school pride

When funding for certain school programs in Northwest Colorado becomes difficult, one group is there to provide a little boost. Moffat County Booster Club works to bring in money to support various athletic and extracurricular endeavors. The group, which was first formed in 2012, is a non-profit organization with a mission statement to enhance school spirit and promote Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School by providing resources wherever needed.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 24, 2017: Sign up for Moffat County Youth Wrestling through Feb. 27

Registration is now open for Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s season. The program is offered for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 to learn and grow in the sport. Eligibility is based on a child’s age as of March 25, 2017, though 14-year-olds in high school do not qualify. Forms are available on the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Facebook page and will be accepted through Feb. 27. Official practices begin in March, with the junior team for ages 4 through 8 working Mondays and Wednesdays and senior team 9 to 14 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Craig hoopster aiming high for state Elks Free Throw Contest

It may be a long trip this weekend, and though he won’t be behind the wheel himself, Craig’s Cort Murphy has plenty of drive to succeed. Murphy will compete Saturday in the state round of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest in Salida.

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Moffat County hoops heads into district mindset

Lady Bulldogs top Roaring Fork to move to semifinals; boys fall to Aspen

The regular season is in the books for Moffat County High School basketball as one set of Bulldogs moves along to the district round of the playoffs.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 22, 2017: Safari Club banquet takes place March 18

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host its annual fundraiser banquet March 18 at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. as cocktails are served, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and an auction to follow. Among the items up for bid are hunting trips and other valuable packages.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 20, 2017: Moffat County High School spring sports teams to meet Wednesday

Moffat County High School will host a meeting at 8 p.m. this Wednesday in the MCHS gym, 900 Finley Lane, for parents of athletes interested in spring sports. Spring sports teams include baseball, track and field, boys swimming, girls soccer and girls golf.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Feb. 20, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.