High school sports


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Moffat County girls burn Coal Ridge in high-score Friday blowout

Bulldog boys take one-point, last-second loss to league-leading Titans

Friday night in Craig may have been one of the greatest point differences ever seen between two subsequent basketball games. Moffat County High School hosted Coal Ridge, with the results being polar opposites as Bulldogs took on the Titans.

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Moffat County wrestling powers through opening day at regional tourney

7 Bulldog grapplers remain in championship contention

After one day of competition, Moffat County High School wrestling stands at second place as a team in the 3A Region 4 Tournament, with several Bulldog athletes keeping their mind on the championship.

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Moffat County wrestlers ranked highly heading into regionals

Moffat County High School wrestlers are ready and raring to go this weekend for what may be the final competition of the year for some and the stepping-stone to state for others. The 3A Region 4 Tournament takes place Friday and Saturday in Montrose, with the Bulldogs among 14 teams that will attend, including Basalt, Bayfield, Coal Ridge, Delta, Eagle Valley, Grand Valley, Gunnison, Montezuma-Cortez, Olathe, Pagosa Springs, Rifle, Sheridan and Steamboat Springs.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 12, 2016: Dodgeball league crowns first champion

The Craig Parks & Recreation co-ed dodgeball league held its final round of competition Wednesday, as the team Beastie Balls was named the best of the bunch. The group tore through the championship with a 15-1 victory over Walks Team to meet with the Rubber Chuckers, who won eight games to DSM’s six in the semifinals. The fast-paced last set of the season went to 18 games as Beastie Balls took it, 13-5.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 10, 2016: Parent meeting Wednesday for Craig Middle School wrestlers

The Craig Middle School wrestling program will host a parent meeting for boys and girls in grades six through eight interested in joining the team this season. The meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the CMS auditorium, 915 Yampa Ave. Practices will start Feb. 16, the first tournament taking place Feb. 27 in Hayden.

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Craig hockey teams net wins during weekend

Each of the Craig Youth Hockey Association teams saw success over the weekend as they all come to the last stretch of their seasons.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Feb. 8, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 8, 2016: Kids’ cheer, dance team seeks energetic performers

The fourth annual mini-cheer squad and dance team performance is open to boys and girls ages 12 and younger. Practices will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Moffat County High School cafeteria, 900 Finley Lane, for a show during halftime of the MCHS boys varsity basketball game against Coal Ridge Friday. The cost is $10 per child, and parents can register at 5 p.m. Tuesday at MCHS.

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Western Slope Championships see Moffat County swimmers place 11th

Coach: Athletes set 18 new personal bests to complete season

The season is complete for Moffat County High School girls swimming, and though none of the Bulldogs will continue to state, many on the team made a splash at the regional event. MCHS placed 11th of 12 teams at the 4A Western Slope League Championships Friday and Saturday in Grand Junction, one of the smaller schools to attend.

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Moffat County girls bounce back with big win vs. Basalt

Lady Bulldogs retain 1st place in conference, seek to keep it that way

Before they even stepped foot in the Moffat County High School gym Saturday, the Basalt girls basketball team knew they would have a trying day, but the Lady Bulldogs had some frustrations to work out beyond the normal gameplay. MCHS girls varsity hoops corralled the Longhorns, 77-36, to move to 12-3 overall and 9-1 in the 3A Western Slope League.

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Moffat County boys blow away Basalt in high-energy hoops game

Bulldogs take 4th consecutive win, move to 4th place in league

Bulldog basketball was in fine form at home this weekend as the boys varsity team triumphed 50-37 against the Basalt Longhorns.

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Olathe Pirates provide pushback for Moffat County basketball

Girls take 1st conference loss, boys achieve third win in a row

Fortunes were varied Friday night for Moffat County High School hoops teams, as varsity basketball traveled to Olathe.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 6, 2016: CNCC softball starts strong in Nevada tourney

The Colorado Northwestern Community College women’s softball team recently started its season, 4-2, at the Las Vegas Classic Tournament in Henderson, Nevada.

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Moffat County boys C-Team stomps Steamboat Springs in final game

The season is in the books for Moffat County High School boys C-Team basketball, and that book reads 14-3. The younger Bulldogs finished their year with a home game against Steamboat Springs, taking a 55-30 victory, the fourth win over the Sailors this season.

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Rifle dual proves promising for Moffat County wrestling

Bulldogs take 45-23 win over Bears, celebrate seniors, look to regionals

When there’s one last chance to prove yourself in front of your fans, you better bet you’ll do all you can to make it count. Moffat County High School wrestling had the home crowd in hysterics Thursday night with a 45-23 win against Rifle, the final event home or otherwise for the Bulldogs in their regular season leading up to the regional tournament.