8th-graders defeat Hayden, Steamboat Springs; 7th-graders still seeking win
Thursday games hosting Hayden went in both extremes for the CMS hoops teams, as the seventh-graders fell, 28-5, followed by a 34-9 win by the eighth-graders.
Weekend duals in Wyoming next for Bulldogs
A 49-21 loss in Meeker started the week out on the wrong foot for the wrestlers of Moffat County High School, but they hope to learn from their mistakes and apply their knowledge heading into this weekend.
The Chuck-a-Duck Fundraiser series will begin Friday as the teams host Basalt at MCHS. This is a feature that will be part of every home game this season.
Boys, girls teams to play 1st home match Friday
Tuesday night games translated to wins for MCHS boys and girls varsity alike, with the boys taking down Coal Ridge, 75-57, following the girls’ defeat of the Titans at 47-30.
The Summit Invitational on Saturday saw great results for MCHS swimmers, who finished third overall as a team and picked up first-place honors in four events.
The Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Midget and Squirt teams each had away matches over the weekend against West Elk and Vail, respectively.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
There is still time to sign up your child for Craig Parks and Recreation basketball. The registration deadline is now Monday for boys and girls in kindergarten through second-grade.
Bad 1st quarter holds girls to 64-59 loss
Following a dual victories Friday night, the Moffat County High School varsity basketball teams had different results as the weekend continued. MCHS boys varsity won, 71-51, while the girls lost, 64-59, as the Bulldogs took on the Olathe Pirates Saturday afternoon.
While the varsity level teams were otherwise engaged on the road this weekend, the younger players of the Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball programs hit the court at home. The MCHS C-teams hosted a Saturday tournament with visiting Steamboat Springs, Coal Ridge, Battle Mountain and Uintah High School.
Girls win 68-27, boys 60-40 in Gunnison
The Moffat County High School basketball teams won across the board Friday night in Gunnison, with varsity and JV squads each coming out on top against the Bulldogs’ first league opponents of the season. The girls claimed a 68-27 victory to start the varsity level off right, and the boys finished the night with a 60-40 win.
Girls soccer in Colorado will add a fourth classification in the spring, essentially turning what was the Class 3A Western Slope League into a hybrid Class 3A/2A Western Slope League. It also increases the postseason opportunities for the smaller schools that are dropping into the newly formed, 23-team 2A classification.
On Dec. 21, Tyler Francetich got his Christmas present early, becoming part of the elite ranks of those who have bowled a perfect game at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center.
The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball C-teams will play against Steamboat Springs, Coal Ridge, Battle Mountain and Vernal, Utah, during their home tournament Saturday. The Bulldogs will play each of their games at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane, while games between visiting teams will take place at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.
Garrett Ferguson, Brodey Gutierrez raising funds to play in Europe
This fall, Garrett Ferguson and Brodey Gutierrez were tapped to participate in the Colorado Premier Hockey Selects Tour in mid-March. The program allows high school-age players to compete internationally in Engelberg, Switzerland against teams from central Europe.