High school sports


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Moffat County basketball sweeps Skiers

Bulldogs take solid wins at home vs. Aspen; restart league schedule in Gunnison

For most skiers, snowfall has mostly positive associations, but when the team of the same name came to Craig, a blizzard of points against them wasn’t what they wanted. Moffat County High School hoops recorded four straight wins Friday night, hosting Aspen teams, as the Bulldogs defended their home court against the last school in the Western Slope League they had yet to see.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 30, 2016: BCA pool results — Week 14

BCA Pool League is back in action at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. The league has played 14 weeks of games, with Jean Haskins and The Untouchables staying at the top of the 9-ball league scores, while Jay Harris and Out 4 Blood lead the 8-ball series.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 29, 2016: Craig hockey teams prepped for weekend games

The Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St., will be busy this weekend as the Mite Jamboree through Craig Youth Hockey Association brings in several teams of skaters ages 8 and under. The event for the young players will feature two half-ice games — one on either side of the rink — every half-hour starting at 8:30 a.m. with opponents from Oak Creek, Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Vernal, Utah, with a zamboni break mid-morning.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 27, 2016: Dodgeball league results

The Craig Parks & Recreation co-ed dodgeball league is five games into its inaugural season. The adult recreation program will feature another set of games this Wednesday and Feb. 3. A playoff game will take place Feb. 4 followed by a championship tournament Feb. 10. Teams in the league are set, but spectators are welcome, all games starting at 6 p.m. at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 25, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County girls basketball boasts league lead with win over Grand Valley

In the gym of Grand Valley High School Saturday, two teams hit the floor undefeated in conference play, but only one walked out that way.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 23, 2016: AJ Stoffle having strong season on snowmobile circuit

The winter is going by fast for Craig’s AJ Stoffle, who returns to the National Sport I and II divisions of AMSOIL Championship Snocross, complete with sponsorship by Ski-Doo, among other companies. Stoffle is 18th of 57 racers in his circuit and competes in Deadwood, South Dakota, this weekend at the US Air Force Deadwood Snocross. Among his accomplishments this year have been 12th-place overall finishes in the AMSOIL Snocross National in Duluth, Minnesota, and the Pirtek Snocross National in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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Moffat County students stretch voices, a cappella style

The a cappella class at Moffat County High School was devised by Choir Teacher Grace Pomeleo, in her first year of teaching, and veteran staff members say they can’t recall any a cappella class at the high school before.

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Moffat County hoops has rocking games with Roaring Fork

Girls 5-0 in league after 63-20 win; boys lose heartbreaker, 47-44

With a loss behind them in each of their most recent games, the Moffat County High School basketball teams were ready to turn things around Friday night as Carbondale’s Roaring Fork came to Craig.

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Moffat County wrestling 2-0 in triangular with Hayden, Basalt

Low numbers hurt Hayden score, but Tigers still provide fight

In a sport where the objective is to force your opponent into submission, Moffat County High School wrestlers were top dogs in more ways than one Thursday night. A triangular event in Craig earned two team victories for MCHS as the Bulldogs went back to back against Basalt and Hayden.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 22, 2016: Activities available during, after Friday MCHS hoops

The Moffat County High School home basketball games against Roaring Fork will feature a quacking good time for the crowd. The Chuck-a-Duck fundraiser for the program is available at all home events and features numbered rubber ducks available for $1 apiece or six for $5 at the door. Buyers can toss their ducks into the MCHS Bulldog collar at center court during halftime of the varsity boys game, with multiple prizes going to those who hit the target.

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Home sweet home for Moffat County wrestlers during Meeker dual

Bulldogs prepare for triangular with Basalt, Hayden

With week after week going by seeing competitors from every conceivable school from Colorado and even Utah and Wyoming, Tuesday was something of a relief for Moffat County High School wrestlers to be back in their own setting. The Dog House was loud and proud Tuesday night as MCHS hosted a dual with Meeker.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 20, 2016: Bulldog football solidifies fall season

The schedule is set for the Moffat County High School varsity football 2016 season.

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Moffat County swimming earns fourth in Aspen

The Aspen High School meet was a productive one for the Moffat County High School girls swim team. The Bulldogs placed fourth of five teams Saturday, breaking into the top three rankings in individual events for the first time this season.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 18, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.