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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 30, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 30, 2015: Craig Middle School girls hoops hosting parent meeting

Craig Middle School will host an informational meeting for parents at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the CMS cafeteria, 915 Yampa Ave., for seventh- and eighth-grade girls interested in playing basketball this season. Practices will begin Dec. 7 with games starting in January.

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Moffat County High School cheerleaders making some noise

As members of Moffat County High School sports teams take to the field or the court to sprint, catch, tackle and more, there are also those who are also putting their athleticism to the test in rooting them on to victory. The MCHS cheerleaders will be back in action this winter, using their brief break between football season and basketball and wrestling to regroup and reenergize to put on the best possible experience for fans of the Bulldogs.

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Moffat County High School's Selena Hernandez to make leap to college track

Senior to compete for University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

Moffat County High School senior Selena Hernandez sees her favorite sport as an ideal metaphor for persistence when the going gets tough. Though she has yet to clear every obstacle of her high school career, she’s nearing a finish line that will also serve as the starting line for something even bigger and better. Hernandez signed her letter of intent Monday to run track for University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, competing in hurdles and relays.

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Moffat County wrestlers ready for action

It didn’t take long for Moffat County High School wrestlers to get back on their feet, ready for another exciting season, and that’s exactly what their coaches want to see. The Bulldogs are gaining strength and speed in the first few weeks of practice as they focus on a slate of meets that will test their mettle, and head coach Tanner Linsacum believes his team is more than up to the challenge.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 18, 2015: Moffat County cheer team seeks spirit for tryouts

The Moffat County High School cheerleaders will host tryouts from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday in the MCHS second floor commons area, 900 Finley Lane, for slots available for the winter sports season. Coach Stacey Ortega said those hoping to join should wear something comfortable for physical activity, as well as provide lots of energy to bring to the squad.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 13, 2015: Shoot hoops at open gym

Craig Parks & Recreation is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School. 915 Yampa Ave, running through February. The cost is $2.50 per person at the door, with punch cards available.

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Life in the fast lane: Moffat County’s Kayla Pinnt signs for college track

State champion Bulldog runner to compete for Colorado State University

Kayla Pinnt is running toward a goal, and this week saw her take a huge step toward it. As part of National Letter of Intent Day, the Moffat County High School senior completed the paperwork Wednesday to run track for Colorado State University. The temptation to sign the letter early was great for the accomplished speedster, who didn’t win six state championships and multiple school records over the past two years by standing still.

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Moffat County High School honors accomplishments of fall sports season

The Moffat County High School gym was full of people and full of pride Tuesday night as the fall sports teams acknowledged its many triumphs. Teams including football, volleyball, cross country, boys soccer, boys golf and rodeo handed out awards as part of the evening, while the spirit team — who will receive awards following the winter season — and MCHS girls who participate in Meeker’s varsity softball team also received acknowledgement.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 11, 2015: MCHS winter sports commence practices

Moffat County High School’s winter sports teams officially begin practices for their respective seasons Thursday afternoon, in accordance with the rules of Colorado High School Activities Association. The wrestling, girls basketball and girls swimming teams will start their practices this week, while boys basketball’s sessions will not begin until Monday.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 9, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Football playoffs: Moffat County falls to Brush, 48-27

Strong second half for Dogs can’t overcome 21-0 Beetdigger first quarter

In a face-off between old adversaries, the same team stayed in front, but it was a much more exciting match this year. Moffat County High School varsity football lost its opening round Saturday game of the 2A State Playoffs, falling, 48-27, to the Brush Beetdiggers.

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Moffat County football primed for postseason

Bulldogs look to bury Beetdiggers in second consecutive playoff game

They’ve fought and clawed their way to where they are now with weeks of blood, sweat and tears paying off in reaching a bigger goal. They’ve been in blazing afternoon heat and cool evening temperatures alike, experienced fantastic victories, learned from humbling defeats, and the time is now for them to show they’ve got what it takes to be among the best. The second season is here. Moffat County High School varsity football enters the 2A State Playoffs Saturday, with a 1 p.m. kickoff at the Bulldog Proving Grounds against the Brush Beetdiggers, a game that will be the last of the year for the loser and a ticket to the quarterfinals round for the winner.

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Moffat County Bulldogs speak up

The Craig Daily Press surveyed Moffat County High School football players and coaches about being in the playoffs. Here are some of their responses.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 6, 2015: Football playoff game ticket prices announced

Moffat County High School will host a first round 2A State Playoff game Saturday afternoon as the varsity football program strives to move on to the quarterfinals by defeating the Brush Beetdiggers at the MCHS Bulldog Proving Grounds, 900 Finley Lane. Kickoff is 1 p.m., and spectators are reminded that ticket prices are higher for playoff games. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and free to children under 7. Those with verified Colorado High School Activities Association and Colorado High School Coaches Association identification will also be admitted free of charge.