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Craig Sports Briefs for July 1, 2015: Fourth of July shooting event offered Saturday

Bears Ears Sportsman Club and Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will host the Freedom Fun Shoot from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Bears Ears range on Moffat County Road 7 north of Craig. The event includes multiple gun activities, including usage of the .22 rifle and long range rifle, the pistol bowling pin shoot and kid’s shoot. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Shooters are expected to bring their own firearms, ammunition and protective equipment. Tickets are $2 per person per game.

Craig Sports Briefs for June 29, 2015: Yampa Valley Golf Course’s Cottonwood, Silver Bullet tourneys approaching

The time is now to sign up for two of Yampa Valley Golf Course’s biggest tournaments, coming up in July, the 48th annual Cottonwood Classic and the 29th annual Silver Bullet Ladies Golf Classic. The three-day Cottonwood Classic runs this week from Friday to Sunday, and players will be going after a $12,000 purse, providing registration is high. The $165 entry fee includes a demo day Thursday, meals and entry in multiple contests throughout the event.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 29, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Baggs’ Tanner Jensen to play in international football game

Tanner Jensen, recent graduate of Little Snake River Valley School, will represent the Baggs, Wyoming, gridiron program next week in the Can-Am Bowl in Saskatchewan, Canada. The program, which runs from Monday through July 4, takes the best in the nation among six-man football teams to test their mettle against our neighbors to the north.

Craig Sports Briefs for June 27, 2015: CNCC rodeo rides hard at national finals

The Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo team recently competed in the College National Finals Rodeo, held June 14 to 20 in Casper, Wyoming. CNCC Rodeo ranked three athletes in the top 12 in the nation and as a team were 26th in the country.

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Moffat County’s Hugh Turner signs to play baseball for Michigan school

Hugh Turner, recent graduate from Moffat County High School, committed this week to play baseball for Finlandia University, a private school on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Hugh will be receiving a partial scholarship for the NCAA Division school, where he plans to study sports medicine, physical therapy and sports management, possibly achieving a doctorate in the former two programs.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 26, 2015: Matt Hamilton plays in All-State football game

Recent Moffat County High School graduate Matt Hamilton represented the Bulldogs at the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s 59th All-State Games at Adams State University in Alamosa.

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VeDepo just short on American Ninja Warrior

He traveled so far and came oh-so-close, but Mitchell VeDepo said one late mistake didn’t ruin his experience on the NBC TV show American Ninja Warrior.

Craig Sports Briefs for June 22, 2015: Barrel racing event to hit Moffat County Fairgrounds

The 14th annual Tri-State Barrel Racing Classic hosted by Riding in the Rockies will take place throughout the weekend at Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way. Riders of all ages — including divisions of peewee, youth, senior, novice and the open class — will compete starting at 4 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 22, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County High School releases fall sports schedules

Homecoming Week takes place Oct. 5 to 9

Moffat County High School recently announced its schedules for the fall sports seasons of the 2015-16 school year, including football, volleyball, boys soccer, boys golf and cross country.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 15, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County High School soccer players kick it for good cause

Moffat County High School soccer players Ulises Silva and Kaylynn Haefs recently participated in the All-Star games of the Emily Johnson Play-It-Forward Soccer Tournament last week at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs.

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Hayden grad eyes Ninja Warrior challenge

Mitch VeDepo, a 2009 graduate from Hayden High School, competed on the show American Ninja Warrior and is eager to see his episode air Monday night.

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Moffat County girls track takes multiple All-State honors

Kayla Pinnt named Athlete of the Year

Recently, Colorado State High School Activities Association named the All-State track and field teams, and five Moffat County High School runners were on the list. Kayla Pinnt, Lauren Samuelson, Emma Samuelson, Ary Shaffer and Selena Hernandez were given All-State distinctions for their championship efforts this season.

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