High school sports


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Craig Sports Briefs for March 28, 2016: Craig wrestlers named regional champs

Members of the Craig Middle School wrestling team attended the Colorado Middle School Region 6 Tournament Saturday, hosted in Grand Junction by Rocky Mountain Nationals. Michael Voloshin and Daniel Caddy finished the day in first place in the 100- and 105-pound weight classes, respectively, Voloshin taking four straight wins by decision and Caddy two pins and a decision, ending with a 13-0 major decision.

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Moffat County track speeds forth in Hotchkiss

Bulldogs win five events; boys, girls each place 3rd

Perhaps it was being at a meet that bore their name, but either way the Moffat County High School track and field teams saw lots of success Saturday. MCHS boys and girls each took third place at the Hotchkiss Bulldog Invitational, picking up wins in five events.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 26, 2016: BCA pool results — Week 20

BCA Pool League continues its season at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. The league has played 20 weeks of games, with The Untouchables, now led by James Barrett, atop the 9-ball league scores, while Kenny Thompson and One Eye Bandits have taken the top spot in the 8-ball series. The league will be on break for the next two weeks, picking up again April 3.

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Moffat County’s Garrett Uptain ready to ride for Wyoming college rodeo

MCHS senior prepared to defend ranking as state’s top saddle bronc competitor

Garrett Uptain has had some wild times in the rodeo arena atop bucking horses and bulls, but now the sport he loves will be giving him a different kind of ride — a full ride scholarship. The Moffat County High School senior recently signed to compete as part of the Sheridan College rodeo team in Sheridan, Wyoming.

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Moffat County winter teams honor athletes

Basketball, swimming distribute awards; wrestling ceremony to take place after Spring Break

The Moffat County High School winter sports teams recently announced their list of awards. Boys and girls basketball and girls swimming provided varsity letters and honors such as All-Conference and All-State following the season. The MCHS wrestling program will announce its awards following Spring Break.

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Moffat County track running smoothly in early season

Huge turnout allows more coaches for track, field events

The Moffat County High School track and field program has never done things small, and it’s not about to start this year. MCHS has one of its biggest turnouts ever this season, with 75 students joining the effort to give the Bulldogs a heavy advantage in points as the schedule progresses.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 25, 2016: Moffat County golf plays through wind in Montrose

The Moffat County High School girls golf team posted a total score of 367 during a Tuesday tournament at Cobble Creek Golf Course in Montrose, placing seventh of eight teams.

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Moffat County girls golf swinging back into action

MCHS, Yampa Valley Golf Course to host regional tournament this season

The time on their home links may be minimal right now, but the Moffat County High School girls golf team will be spending a good deal more time on their own turf later this season. The swingers of MCHS are on course for some big stuff this year as they welcome the warmth of spring and time on the fairways and greens. The seasonal availability of Yampa Valley Golf Course this time of year has kept girls indoors, using the gym of East Elementary School as a practice space to get the feel of their clubs as a new year gets going.

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Mental mistakes cost Moffat County home opener with Steamboat Springs

Sailors come back after weak 1st inning to win, 7-4

The teams of Northwest Colorado and their fans are used to chilly conditions, but even they have their limits. A Tuesday doubleheader in Craig between Moffat County High School and Steamboat Springs turned into a solo game as snowfall became too difficult to ignore, the Sailors coming out ahead, 7-4, a comeback win after trailing most of the game.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 23, 2016: Craig Youth Hockey Association hosting annual spring meeting in April

Craig Youth Hockey Association is seeking coaches and board members for the 2016-17 season. The organization also encourages community members to attend its annual spring meeting, which will take place at 7 p.m. April 11 at the Moffat County School District administration building.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 21, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 21, 2016: Craig Middle School track hosting parent meeting Monday

The Craig Middle School track and field team will host a meeting for athletes and parents at 6 p.m. Monday in the CMS library, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Craig Middle School wrestling pins down district title

Bulldogs take seven individual championships in Rangely

The Bulldogs added a district championship to their list of honors this season with a big win Saturday in Rangely as seven individuals rose to the top of their weight classes.

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Moffat County track speeds to solid finish Friday

MCHS wins three events at Rifle Invite; girls place 3rd, boys 7th

The Moffat County High School track and field teams are back in business. The Bulldogs made a great impression Friday at the Rifle Invitational with a trio of first-place finishes in the girls 100-meter dash, the girls 4x400 relay and the boys 4x800 relay.

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Moffat County basketball seniors to play in All-State game

Morgan Lawton, Leah Camilletti selected as top tier by Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports

The state tournament is behind them, but the basketball season still isn’t quite done for two Moffat County High School hoopsters. This week, MCHS seniors Morgan Lawton and Leah Camilletti learned they had been selected for the All-State game offered by the group Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports.