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From bold Bulldog to eager Eagle: Moffat County’s Eddie Smercina signs with Chadron State football

It’s a nickname that’s already taken by another sportsman, but friends and family may be sorely tempted to start calling him Eddie the Eagle. Moffat County High School’s Eddie Smercina signed Wednesday to play football for Chadron State College this fall.

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Moffat County swimmers rely on relay skills: Craig Sports Briefs for March 29, 2017

Moffat County High School placed fourth during the Southwest Boys High School Relay Meet in Montrose. The Bulldogs had the best results in the 200-yard freestyle relay with Jacob Briggs, Devin McIntosh, Nathan Cooper and Steamboat Springs’ Brooks Birkinbine placing third with a season best of 1:48.44.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of March 27, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Weekend warriors: Craig wrestling teams rack up results at home, away

Bad Dogs Classic has huge turnout Saturday; middle school team qualifies 14 for state

All along the Western Slope, Craig and Moffat County athletes were busy doing amazing things Saturday, not only experiencing victory but also giving back to a former wrestling great.

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Moffat County track and field building speed, strength, character

The season began slowly for Moffat County High School track and field, but once athletes return from Spring Break, they’ll be kicking into high gear. As MCHS track moves into full competition, Bulldog runners, hurdlers, jumpers and throwers are prepped to amp up the speed and build up their distances to make a well-rounded year, which follows one of the best ever for the program.

Bad Dogs Wrestling to hit mat for home tourney: Craig Sports Briefs for March 24, 2017

The 10th annual Bad Dogs Wrestling Classic takes place Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. With teams including hosting Bad Dogs, Moffat County Youth Wrestling and more from the region, the day will include three sessions, starting with grapplers 6 and younger at 8:30 a.m. Ages 7 to 10 begin at 10:30 a.m. and 11 to 14 at 12:30 p.m.

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Moffat County AAU girls basketball winds through Wyoming competition

7th-graders win Casper tournament; 8th-graders hold strong with tough opponents

Heading over the border paid off well for members of Moffat County AAU basketball. The seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams recently competed in the 27th annual Casper Youth Tournament Casper, Wyoming, among more than 100 teams and multiple age groups from Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana, Utah and Nebraska.

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Moffat County girls golf roster fits to a tee

The Moffat County High School girls golf team has yet to compete in a tournament so far this season, but given the welcoming outdoor climate, their coach sees them as being way ahead of schedule compared to last year. Earlier access to the links at Yampa Valley Golf Course have been beneficial to Bulldog golfers as they harness their drives, correct their chipping and perfect their putting.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of March 20, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County girls soccer falls in Grand Junction: Craig Sports Briefs for March 20, 2017

The Moffat County High School girls soccer team took a 7-0 loss Thursday while on the road at Central High School in Grand Junction. Bulldog defense held strong for about the first 30 minutes of the game, though the Warriors held a 3-0 lead at halftime before coming back even harder. MCHS girls are 1-1 to start the season and will not be competing this week during Moffat County spring break.

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Craig Middle School wrestlers keep championship streak alive

Bulldogs dominate district tourney with eight individual champions

Craig Middle School wrestlers have cleaned up during the regular season, exemplified by the sweep of every tournament they’ve attended so far. CMS defended its district title Saturday at the Western Slope Championships in Meeker, finishing as the top school among nine competing teams.

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Moffat County athletes on track during Rifle meet

Keenan Hildebrandt hits new best with win in discus; Riley Allen, Morgan Nelson place 2nd

With its first official meet of the season in the books, the athletes of Moffat County High School track and field now have good sense of their footing. Bulldog boys placed ninth and girls 11th of 22 schools at Friday’s Rifle Invitational.

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Moffat County baseball swinging for the fences this season

Moffat County High School athletes are back out on the diamond, and the Bulldogs are looking to make this season a real jewel. The MCHS baseball season is underway, with the Dogs ready to chase after a successful schedule of America’s Pastime.

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Legion Fitness hosting weekend competition: Craig Sports Briefs for March 18, 2017

The Wyoming/Colorado Fitness Competition hosted by Legion Fitness takes place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Legion’s gym at 583 Yampa Ave. Judges should arrive at 7:30 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. Multiple teams will be competing in the endeavor, with community members welcome to watch. An awards ceremony follows.

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