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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 9, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County wrestling places seven athletes at Tournament of Champions

Miki Klimper places highest in 4th at Vernal, Utah; Elias Peroulis wins Second Chance event

A weekend that included a little sweet revenge here and there as well as a return to the mat for one of their own had one common denominator for all Moffat County High School wrestlers: a great weekend in the sport. MCHS varsity wrestlers placed 10th of 27 scoring teams and placed seven individuals at Tournament of Champions, Friday and Saturday in Vernal, Utah, a three-state event that brought together Utah, Colorado and Wyoming schools for a full grappling extravaganza.

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Moffat County swimmers power through Delta meet

Coach: Girls team avoids injury in accident in Delta pool

As far as competitions go when coming back from a vacation, the first meet back in the water was undoubtedly memorable for members of the Moffat County High School girls swim team. MCHS placed fifth Friday at the Delta Invitational, an event which nearly turned terrifying when one of the pool’s starting blocks collapsed midway through the Bulldogs’ 200-yard medley relay race.

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Moffat County basketball teams treat Aspen to blizzard of points

Even with temperatures in free fall this week all over Colorado, things were heating up in the Moffat County High School gym. MCHS basketball teams hosted Aspen Friday night in Craig for the first outing in weeks for either team following the holiday break.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 7, 2017: Vintage, classic snowmobiles to race Saturdays in Hayden

Vintage & Classic Oval Snowmobile Racing takes place all day this Saturday and Jan. 21 at Hayden Speedway. The event, hosted by X-Treme Mountain Racing and Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Club of Colorado, will highlight older sleds on the track.

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Hayden falls to larger Moffat County roster in Tigers’ lone home meet

Northwest Colorado teams to attend weekend's Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah

It’s a rare occasion when the Hayden High School wrestling team is able to host its own meet, but that only made it more noteworthy for athletes. Moffat County High School braved Highway 40 Thursday to visit the Tigers, heading back home with a 62-7 victory in one of the quickest duals the Bulldogs will have this season.

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Weekend Roundup: Snow place like the outdoors

With a heavy hit of winter weather in Northwest Colorado, the region is blanketed in snow, which may send some people indoors while others prefer the cold outside and the opportunities it affords.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 6, 2017: Colorado Preps Network highlights Moffat County girls basketball

Moffat County High School girls basketball coach Kenley Nebeker was interviewed this week by Colorado Preps Network on the Lady Bulldogs’ carryover of success in the start of the schedule following last season’s entry into the state tournament.

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Moffat County sports have busy first week back in action

Basketball, wrestling, swimming, hockey ready for weekend events

The holiday break has provided a respite for winter sports teams in Craig and Moffat County, but far from being in a hibernation state, area athletes are ready to get right back into the swing of things both.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 4, 2017: Deadline Wednesday for youth basketball registration

Craig Parks and Recreation has open registration for its youth basketball program, available for boys and girls in kindergarten through second-grade. Players will learn early skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding, as well as teamwork. Games take place at Sunset Elementary School with girls will play Mondays and Wednesdays, boys Tuesdays and Thursdays. Organizers are also seeking volunteer coaches. The cost is $40 per child and the deadline to register is this Wednesday. Kids signed up after the deadline will be wait-listed and registration will cost $55.

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Moffat County sports 2016 review: Part 2

As 2017 begins, the clock resets as we ready for more moments of sporting greatness. Before that, we look back on the latter half of the past year, celebrating all that was noteworthy in Moffat County athletics from July to December.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 2, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig players sharpen skills for coming hockey season

With shifts in coaches and league alignments, the members of the Craig Youth Hockey Association’s 18 and under Midget team continue to cope with changes year after year. But, like the ice on which they skate, the Bulldogs stay solid.

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Moffat County sports 2016 review: Part 1

With 2016 ending, now is the time we look back on the year in sports in Moffat County, full of sizable achievements for local athletes, as well as some sports seasons that ended with the sentiment, “there’s always next year.” With wins and losses alike, here are some of the highlights of the past 12 months, starting with January through June.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 31, 2016: BCA Pool League — Week 11 results

Craig’s BCA Pool League’s season has been in full swing at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and with results tallied through the week of Dec. 12, Misfits lead the eight-ball league and Dru Nielson continues to stay at the top of the nine-ball teams.