Bulldogs conquer Colorado Rocky Mountain School, fall to Basalt
With two similar game scenarios — a tie at halftime — in both of their games during Homecoming Week, Moffat County High School boys soccer had a great outcome in the first instance. The other, not so much. MCHS had its highest-scoring game to date this season Tuesday with a 7-3 triumph in Carbondale against Colorado Rocky Mountain School.
Bulldog shoots 91, 96 in two-day event
By the end of Tuesday afternoon, Mike Bingham couldn’t help looking back a few months, a time when he normally would have been out at Yampa Valley Golf Course perfecting the game he loves. With his attention on a summer job during the warm months, the only practice time he got was about two hours the whole season, which he certainly saw hurt him during his big moment. Bingham represented Moffat County High School Monday and Tuesday at 3A State Championships, shooting a 187 overall to place 55th out of 84 competitors.
When they last headed onto the gridiron, the Moffat County High School varsity football team endured a lot of moisture, but the forecast is clear for later this week, which hopefully means smooth sailing as the Bulldogs look to take another conference victory. The Moffat County Homecoming football game with Basalt takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bulldog Proving Grounds, and it looks to be quite a show.
The Craig Middle School boys basketball teams will host an informational meeting for parents of interested players at 6 p.m. Thursday in the CMS auditorium, 915 Yampa Ave.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
Whatever happens in the following weeks, Moffat County High School volleyball will always have Senior Night. The Lady Bulldogs swept their Basalt opponents in three quick sets Saturday, 25-14, 25-14 and 25-10, to escalate to 2-2 in the 3A Western Slope League.
Steamboat’s Tatum Burger wins girls race
Nothing like a short travel time to bring out the best in long-distance runners. The Moffat County High School cross country boys and girls teams each won first place in the Bulldog Invitational, their home event Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park, with Steamboat Springs squads each placing second.
Upon visiting the team that spoiled their Homecoming ceremonies last year, the Moffat County High School varsity football team thought it was only fair to even up the score. The Bulldogs won their Western Slope North League opener Friday night with a 24-7 defeat of the Battle Mountain Huskies in Edwards that improved them to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the 2A WSNL.
The buckaroos of Northwest Colorado have earned a respite after a long month in the arena, but you can be assured they won’t be slowing down too much as the weather gets colder. The Moffat County High School and Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo teams each ended their early seasons last week, MCHS at Elizabeth and CNCC at Logan, Utah.
During the time of year when the leaves are changing colors, the hues of royal blue and white remain ever the same. It’s Homecoming Week at Moffat County High School starting Monday, and the Bulldogs are looking back on the years in style with a retro theme that celebrates decades past.
Ulises Silva claims Bulldogs' second hat trick in Thursday game
The Moffat County High School boys soccer team visited Aspen School District Stadium on Thursday afternoon and experienced a hard-fought 4-2 victory over the host Skiers.
Mike Bingham to play in 3A championship for 2nd year
Last fall was the first time in four years Moffat County High School boys golf sent someone to state, and the same athlete will be hitting that tournament again. Bulldog golfer Mike Bingham will be teeing off Monday and Tuesday at the 3A State Championships at Eagle Ranch Golf Course, one of two MCHS swingers, the other being Shandon Hadley, who qualified during the Western regional event Sept. 22 at Steamboat Springs’ Haymaker.
The sixth week of Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football league has come and gone, with players in grades three through six still hitting hard.
Bulldogs look to defeat Huskies after last year's loss
A win Friday evening in Edwards will be mighty sweet to the Moffat County High School varsity football team for a number of reasons. The grudge match against the Battle Mountain Huskies will not only allow the Bulldogs to redeem last season’s loss but also begin the 2A Western Slope North League schedule in the best possible manner Moffat County is 2-2 at this point, while Battle Mountain — the largest school in the WSNL, which will go to the 3A playoffs, if at all, due to the realignment that started in 2014 — is 1-2, both teams coming off a bye week.
The Moffat County High School varsity volleyball team achieved its regular season victory as well as a 3A Western Slope League 3-2 win Tuesday night in Aspen.