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Double trouble: Moffat County, Steamboat baseball split games in Craig

Sailors win first game 17-13, Bulldogs come back to take second 5-1

The Highway 40 rivalry continued anew Thursday night on the home diamond of Moffat County High School as the Steamboat Springs Sailors came to play, but a doubleheader between the blue and red saw each team earn both a win and a loss — Sailors winning 17-13 and Moffat County 5-1.

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Weekend Roundup: Holiday happenings, sporting chances

Easter weekend in Craig brings with it some holiday fun as well as other opportunities to get out enjoy the springtime.

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Moffat County Youth Wrestling tournament Saturday: Craig Sports Briefs for April 14, 2017

Moffat County Youth Wrestling will host its home event, the Levi Weber Memorial Youth Tournament all day Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Weigh-ins begin at 6:30 a.m. for athletes 8 and younger, with matches starting at 9 a.m. Weigh-ins for the 10U, 12U and 14U ages are at 11 a.m. with bouts at 1 p.m. First place honors in each bracket include a medal and champion t-shirt, with medals also going to second and third place. Concessions will be available all day and admission is $3 per person, free to kids under 5.

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Awards many for Moffat County winter sports

Bulldog athletes break school record, take league, state honors

Though Spring Break and the start of a new slate of sports schedules have taken the spotlight recently, Moffat County High School winter sports teams acknowledged athletes for a wide range of accomplishments, and Bulldogs have a great deal to be proud of both within their hometown and beyond.

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Moffat County baseball toughs it out in tight, 10-inning win over Titans

Bulldogs take it all the way in win against Coal Ridge; team will face Steamboat Springs, Olathe this week

The full experience of the big leagues isn't always guaranteed during preps baseball, but Moffat County High School went into the reaches of the pros' format. An overtime game Tuesday saw MCHS win 9-7 over the visiting Coal Ridge Titans.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of April 10, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County swimmers earn 4th in Glenwood Springs: Craig Sports Briefs for April 10, 2017

Moffat County High School boys swimming took fourth place and hit some of their best times of the season Saturday during the Glenwood Springs Invitational.

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Palisade meet holds many wins for Moffat County track

Bulldog girls 4th, boys 7th, including five wins; several athletes lead league rankings

The numbers are starting to matter more and more as the Moffat County High School track and field season continues, and the Bulldogs are looking out for No. 1. And, in most cases, they’re finding it. MCHS took multiple victories Saturday during Palisade’s Frank Woodburn Invitational in Grand Junction. Bulldogs won a total five events, with girls placing fourth and boys seventh overall.

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Northwest Colorado rodeo teams ride hard for spring season

Recent events near and far showed in the past showed that the rodeo world of Northwest Colorado is back in full swing. The Moffat County High School and Colorado Northwestern Community College teams both competed in the past weekend with the high school group starting their spring session across the state in Lamar and CNCC hosting their home event March 31 and April 1 in Rangely.

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Moffat County soccer sticks it out in defeats to Basalt, Grand Valley

Time on the road in the past week included both struggles and improvements for Moffat County High School girls soccer. The Bulldogs took a pair of losses this week, starting with a 10-0 blowout Tuesday in Basalt.

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Craig wrestlers take all comers during Middle School State Championships

Team finishes 16th overall, Kaden Hixson, Dylan Zimmerman Joe Neal place in tourney

Meeting competition tougher than any they’ve faced all year took its toll on the wrestlers of Craig in terms of season records. Yet, they know it will only serve to make them better at the sport they love. Craig athletes finished 16th of 172 teams during the Colorado Middle School State Championships March 31 and April 1 in Denver. With 11 kids competing, nearly all of them picked up points in the large-scale tournament hosted by Rocky Mountain Nationals.

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Deadline Wednesday for Craig Parks and Rec t-ball, coach pitch, softball programs: Craig Sports Briefs for April 5, 2017

Craig Parks and Recreation is seeking participants for the spring and summer sports of baseball, softball, coach pitch and t-ball. T-ball is available for boys and girls ages 5 and 6 and coach pitch for ages 7 and 8. Teams will begin practicing in early May with games Tuesdays and Thursdays at Woodbury Sports Complex. Player eligibility is based on their age as of Aug. 31, 2017. Slow-pitch softball is open to girls ages 8 to 18, practices starting in early May, games Tuesdays and Thursdays at Loudy-Simpson Park. Registration is $45 for the t-ball and coach pitch seasons, and $50 for softball, all with the deadline this Wednesday.

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Going the distance: Moffat County’s Riley Allen signs for college track, cross country

Runner plans to compete for Trinidad State Junior College, study environmental science

Another Moffat County High School runner is on the path to bigger things. MCHS senior Riley Allen signed his letter of intent Monday to run track and cross country for Trinidad State Junior College this fall.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of April 3, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Wins in discus mark Moffat County track’s time in Grand Junction: Craig Sports Briefs for April 3, 2017

Moffat County High School track and field competed Saturday in the Mickey Dunn Invitational Saturday hosted by Grand Junction High School at Stocker Stadium. With more than 20 schools attending, Bulldog girls placed 10th overall and boys 11th. MCHS won both discus events as Keenan Hildebrandt and Morgan Nelson each hit new personal bests with throws of 154 feet, four inches and 102 feet, eight inches, respectively. Nelson also reached a new peak in the shot put at 30’ 2” to place fourth, while Hildebrandt was fifth at 44’ 6”.