High school sports


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Moffat County hoops split Saturday at Steamboat Shootout

Bulldog girls take 3rd, boys 8th in tourney; teams hosting Sailors for Friday games

A narrow win and a shorthanded loss were in store for Moffat County High School basketball teams during the final round Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Shootout, but while results may have differed, both Bulldog coaches are seeing their players stay resilient. MCHS girls placed third at the Steamboat Shootout with a 39-32 win against Colorado Springs’ Discovery Canyon.

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Moffat County wrestlers earn plentiful pins at Tiger Duals

Bullodgs Miki Klimper, Daniel Caddy undefeated during Grand Junction meet; Isiaih Herod wins at Rifle JV tourney

Another weekend, another list of teams to fall prey to Bulldog wrestlers. Saturday’s Tiger Duals hosted in Grand Junction went well for Moffat County High School, as varsity athletes won against four of the five teams to go against them.

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Craig Middle School boys hoops clinches district championships

Craig Middle School boys basketball teams each had a shot at a district championship Saturday, and the final games went in favor of two of the four Bulldog squads. CMS’s seventh-grade A-Team and eighth-grade B-Team each ended the day in first place following an all-day tournament in Craig that included Steamboat Springs, Meeker and Rangely.

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Moffat County swimmers racing toward success in new 3A class

Changes abound this season for Moffat County High School girls swimming, but one thing remains the same year after year: the act of getting in the water and moving to the other side of the pool as quickly as possible. MCHS aquatics will see some differences this year, primarily positive, as the Bulldogs welcome back coach Meghan Francone and also move into a 3A classification.

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Eagle Valley outlasts Moffat County girls basketball

No sports team enjoys a defeat, but if it has to happen, early in the season is almost always better. Moffat County High School girls hoops took its first loss of the year Friday in the semifinals of the Steamboat Springs Shootout, as Eagle Valley beat the Lady Bulldogs, 43-29.

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Moffat County wrestling triumphs in Hotchkiss

Moffat County High School wrestling took another win for the week, this time being Friday in Hotchkiss. MCHS finished the evening 36-33 against their Bulldog doppelgangers.

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Moffat County boys hoops hammered by Pueblo Centennial

A battle of the Bulldogs Friday afternoon saw two groups of gritty canines seeking a win after a loss the previous night, and unfortunately for Moffat County High School fans, the Dogs wearing a color other than blue walked away triumphant. MCHS boys basketball lost, 105-50, to 4A Pueblo Centennial in the second day of the Steamboat Springs Shootout.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 10, 2016: Registration deadline coming up for adult dodgeball league

Craig Parks and Recreation’s co-ed dodgeball league returns for a new season starting in January. Following a successful introduction in early 2016, the program will be back, hopefully bigger than ever. Team requirements are ages 15 and older, groups of six to 10 with at least two female players. The cost is $30 per person for those who register before Dec. 14, with a cost of $45 after that. The season will officially begin Jan. 4, and rosters will be frozen as of Jan. 25.

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Moffat County boys basketball sunk by Sailors in Steamboat Shootout

The bad news for Moffat County High School boys basketball: a Thursday night loss to their most heated rivals. The good news: next week will be the rematch. MCHS boys hoops fell, 58-38, to Steamboat Springs during the Sailors’ home tournament, the Steamboat Shootout.

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Moffat County girls take 37-23 win to start Steamboat Shootout

Lady Bulldogs up the energy in second half to defeat Northridge

The snow was falling Thursday afternoon and so were the shots as Moffat County High School girls basketball took a win in the opening round of the 18th annual Steamboat Springs Shootout. MCHS girls were paired with Northridge opponents to start the three-day event, picking up a 37-23 victory.

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Moffat County wrestling topples triangular competition vs. Steamboat, Coal Ridge

Bulldogs pin 10 of Titans' varsity in 66-6 win, hit Sailors 62-3

Moffat County High School wrestlers must have momentarily felt like they were in a bowling alley Tuesday night. How else would you explain collecting 10 pins? MCHS was the undisputed winner in points during a home triangular between the Bulldogs, Steamboat Springs and Coal Ridge.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Dec. 5, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County boys basketball bounces back in Leadville tourney

A pair of losses frustrated Moffat County High School boys basketball over the weekend, but a win of more than 60 points was a good consolation prize Saturday. Bulldogs varsity starts the year 1-2 following three games in Leadville as part of Lake County High School’s annual tournament.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 5, 2016: Moffat County wrestlers work toward weekend wins

Moffat County High School wrestlers went 3-2 during the Maverick Duals Saturday hosted by Grand Junction’s Colorado Mesa University. Throughout the day, Bulldogs took wins against Gunnison (36-24), Delta (47-30) and Palisade (42-30) while also losing to Grand Junction (64-6) and Cedaredge (47-18).

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Moffat County girls hoops 3-0 with win of Meeker’s Cowboy Shootout

Moffat County High School girls basketball teams cleaned up in their start to the season. The Lady Bulldogs varsity team won the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout hosted Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Meeker. Moffat County started with a 42-24 victory over Nucla Thursday then returned to Meeker the next night to down the host team, 44-37. Saturday afternoon saw them clinch the tournament, 51-46, against Soroco.