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Bulldog Sports for the Week of March 13, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Third time’s the charm: Craig Middle School wrestling tops teams in Soroco

The cancelation of a Thursday home event did little to curb the competitive nature of the Craig Middle School wrestling team this weekend. If anything, it only made the Bulldogs hungrier for another win.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 13, 2017: Parents meeting Monday for Craig Middle School track

Craig Middle School will offer running sessions after school leading up to the track and field season. Those who wish to participate should meet in front of the school at 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Runners need to dress appropriately for the weather with shoes, hats, gloves and any other items needed for the cold. Track officially begins March 27, and coaches will host a meeting for interested athletes and parents at 6 p.m. March 13 at CMS, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Moffat County boys swimming makes a splash in Montrose to start season

Moffat County High School boys swimming dove into the season this weekend during the Montrose Invitational, placing sixth overall, cutting personal times and setting themselves up for a strong schedule to come.

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Moffat County boys swim team sees strength in numbers

Moffat County High School boys swimming is back this spring with exactly the kind of numbers the Bulldog aquatics coach wants to see. After a season with a smaller roster in the MCHS pool, swimming has a buoyed turnout this year with nine athletes taking to the waters.

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Spring has sprung for Moffat County sports seasons

Soccer, swimming, golf, baseball, track teams move into competition

It’s been a slow start to the spring season for Moffat County High School athletics, but with milder weather on the horizon, fiercer training is in store. MCHS teams get into action this weekend as the schedules begin for girls soccer, baseball, girls golf, boys swimming and track and field.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 11, 2017: St. Patrick’s bowling event takes place March 17

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., will host a St. Patrick’s Day event starting at 5 p.m. March 17. Among the holiday offerings are a three-game set complete with shoe rental for $10, drink specials in the bar and a meal of corned beef and cabbage. Bowlers should be sure to wear green.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 10, 2017: Safari Club banquet canceled

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International has canceled its annual fundraiser banquet. The event was originally scheduled to take place March 18 at Clarion Inn & Suites. Organizers hope to host the banquet as planned next year.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 8, 2017: Thursday CMS wrestling dual cancelled

Thursday's dual meet with Meeker hosted by Craig Middle School wrestling has been canceled. It is not yet known if the meet will be rescheduled. The Bulldogs will still attend Saturday's Soroco tournament in Oak Creek.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of March 6, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Middle School wrestling claims victory in Montrose

Bulldogs to host Thursday dual with Meeker

Only two weeks into the season, Craig Middle School wrestlers are showing themselves to be the team to beat on the Western Slope. CMS took another group win Saturday in Montrose during the Centennial Brave Invitational, earning 306 points as the top team in a field of 15.

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‘One to remember’: Moffat County hoops falls in playoffs to Pagosa Springs

Lady Bulldogs defeated in postseason by Pirates for 2nd consecutive year

The roar of the home crowd and the sight of blue and white in the stands were on their side Saturday afternoon, but it was the end of the road for Moffat County High School girls basketball. It was a Bittersweet 16 for MCHS girls hoops with a 37-24 defeat to the Pagosa Springs Pirates to finish the postseason at 19-5 for the Lady Bulldogs.

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Girls hoops’ Sweet 16 starts Saturday at Moffat County High School

Lady Bulldogs will host Pagosa Springs in postseason grudge match

The Moffat County High School gym had four hoops teams enter Friday night, all knowing that only two would continue their season the next day. The Sweet 16 round of the 3A CHSAA girls basketball state tournament commences 1 p.m. Saturday with the winners of the Round of 32 facing off to determine who will go to the state quarterfinals, otherwise known as the Great 8.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 4, 2017: Moffat County wrestler Miki Klimper named All-State

All-State honors were announced by Colorado High School Activities Association this week, and Moffat County High School’s Miki Klimper received All-State Second Team for the season. Klimper placed second in the 3A 170-pound weight class at the state championships in February, compiling a 40-7 season record, including three wins at the Pepsi Center to get to the finals.

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Weekend Roundup: Community coming together

Lend your support and show how much you believe in the Craig community with events coming up this weekend.