Right out of the gate, the Moffat County High School rodeo team has already proved themselves a dominant force in the arena. The Labor Day weekend competition at Cortez’s Montezuma County Fairgrounds was a productive one for the group of Northwest Colorado kids as they made their mark on the fall season.
Moffat County High School volleyball is ready to bump it up to the next level this week. The Lady Bulldogs had their first look at the season’s competition this past weekend, as varsity headed to a tournament in Rangely and junior varsity and C-Team attended their own event at Grand Valley High School in Parachute.
The Yahoo Golf Tournament and Ball Drop, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Craig and Craig Kiwanis Club, takes place Saturday morning at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The ball drop takes place at 8:30 a.m. with about 2,000 balls being dropped on the 18th fairway by plane, and entrants can purchase white or red balls — $10 for a white ball, $50 for one red and five whites or $100 for a dozen whites and three reds — that can win them some serious prizes, including custom fitted Calloway irons, Denver Broncos tickets, gift cards and more.
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The Moffat County High School boys soccer teams have pushed back their home openers.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
Running teams building early in seasons
As Labor Day comes around, the runners of local cross country programs can rest easy knowing they put their all into their sport this weekend. Moffat County High School and Criag Middle School cross country both competed over the weekend, with MCHS at the Delta Invitational Friday and CMS traveling to the Rawlins (Wyoming) Invite.
Saddles secured, spurs shined and Stetsons snugly on their heads, the members of the Moffat County High School rodeo team are ready to ride this fall. The beginning of the Colorado State High School Rodeo Association’s official season may be this weekend, but regional rodeo kids have been spending all summer immersed in the sport, from events like Little Britches to Black Mountain Junior Rodeo to the national high school finals and many more instances of things like barrel racing, team roping, bronc riding and plenty more.
The Bulldogs knew they were in for one of the tougher matches of the season Friday night, but that didn’t make the eventual defeat any easier to take. Moffat County High School moved to 1-1 after a 41-0 loss to Rifle at the Bulldog Proving Grounds.
MCHS, Steamboat coaches: Good event for JV players
A change of plans was an opportunity for something different and very beneficial Friday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Moffat County High School was scheduled to host the Bulldog Invitational, but when teams including Summit, Basalt and more were unable to attend, coach Justin Folley opted to turn the tournament format into a match-play event between his Moffat County golfers and the Steamboat Springs team.
As part of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7.
The Yahoo Golf Tournament & Ball Drop, with over $7,500 in prizes, is set for Sept. 12 at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Craig and Craig Kiwanis Club.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team got a 4-1 win at home against Moffat County on Thursday night thanks to a hat trick from sophomore Will Beurskens.
The golfing boys of Northwest Colorado aren’t ready to slow their roll yet. A team of young golfers playing in a nationwide PGA Junior tournament opened the eyes of even parents and coaches when they beat teams from Grand Junction, Colorado Springs and Denver to advance to a sub-regional final. The team is comprised of golfers from 9 to 13 years of age. There are 10 from Steamboat Springs, including Tommy Henninger, Max Rotermund, Ollie Rotermund, Jack Thompson, Colton Sankey, Caleb Anderson, Travis Seitz, Mike Dinapoli and Zach Walsh, and two playing from Craig, Ryan Peck and Dave Andujo.
The second week of Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football league took place this week, with plenty of action for players in grades three through six.