Stelios Peroulis, Brady Springer picked for CHSAA honor
A pair of Bulldogs were recently named to the Colorado High School Activities Association All-State lineup.
The season may be starting later than they wanted, but the members of the Moffat County Bulldogs club hockey team will hardly be going into competition cold. Practicing since October, the players for the 18 and under team are as sharp as their skates when it comes to their skills, ready for games starting in January.
The Polar Bear League at Craig Trap Club aims to start its season of winter shooting with a meeting at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at the club, located on Moffat County Road 64 off US Highway 40. The series is available to shotgun shooters and runs through March, with shooting events each week at 10 a.m. Sundays and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Training is available for shooters, and all ages are welcome to participate in a family friendly atmosphere, though kids under 12 require parental supervision.
Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 25, 2015: Basketball program offered to kindergarten through 2nd-graders
The Craig Parks & Recreation Junior Youth Basketball program is open for registration for boys and girls in kindergarten, first-grade and second-grade. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 6 for games that will run February through April, girls playing Mondays and Wednesdays and boys Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $40 per child.
Final meet of 2015 sees strong Bulldog performances
After a week with no competition, the members of the Moffat County High School girls swim team were ready to burst forth in their final meet before winter break, doing much more than the dog paddle. The Bulldog aquatic athletes placed sixth of 10 teams Friday and Saturday at the Montrose Invitational.
Adult coed drop-in hockey games will be on hiatus through the holidays and will commence again Jan. 3. Games are available at 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and at 7:15 p.m. Sundays at the Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St. Rates are $10 per game or $240 for the season, and all ability levels are welcome.
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The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
Stelios Peroulis places 1st at Warrior Classic; JV takes two 2nd-place honors in Fruita
Dec. 25 may not have come yet, but one of the Moffat County High School varsity wrestlers got his Christmas present early.
The Moffat County High School boys hoops team has a lot to live up to from last season, including championship titles in both the 3A Western Slope League and the subsequent district tournament, and the guys on the squad have what it takes.
Mikinzie Klimper, Stelios Peroulis have best results in Day 1 of Grand Junction tourney
Central High School may want to invest in some new wrestling mats because Moffat County was busy Friday tearing up everything in sight. The opening day of the Warrior Classic in Grand Junction was full of battles for the Bulldog varsity wrestlers, some hard-won and others quick and painless as the Craig kids moved along the brackets as one of 38 schools to attend the Western Slope tournament.
Because of the holiday season, BCA Pool League will not have games Dec. 20, 21, 27 and 28 at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. Normal play will resume the first week of 2016.
Girls down Coal Ridge 86-28; boys outdone, 63-61, in overtime
Thursday night will be a memorable one in the ongoing mythos of Moffat County High School basketball. The MCHS boys and girls varsity teams met with their first opponent within the 3A Western Slope League, the Titans of Coal Ridge also their last match of 2015.
Stand at the line, focus, toss the ball through the hoop. It’s something the average kid might do multiple times during gym class or recess, but the stakes are a little higher this weekend. The Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest takes place in Craig Dec. 19 at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the contest is free and open to boys and girls ages 8 to 13, proof of age required. Each participant will shoot five practice throws and 25 regular free throws.
Wins at weekend duals, JV tournament pump up Bulldog confidence
The remedy for the wintertime doldrums is to get active, and the Moffat County High School wrestlers are making sure they’ve earned their upcoming seasonal break. The Bulldogs will complete the 2015 portion of their schedule this weekend as they head into their one of their most competitive weekends yet with the Warrior Classic for the varsity-level athletes and the Fruita Monument JV Tournament.