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Moffat County basketball salutes seniors, preps for playoffs

Saturday wins against Aspen leave boys No. 1 in league, girls No. 2

As you might expect at a sporting event where basketball players aim to win titles, Saturday included a lot of hard work at the Moffat County High School gym — but tireless energy wasn't the only feeling in the air

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 23, 2015: Safari Club selling tickets for annual fundraiser

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host its seventh annual fundraiser banquet March 21, 2015 at the Craig Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Highway 13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m., and live and silent auctions will follow.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Feb. 23, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County boys basketball earns Western Slope championship

The stars were aligned for a 3A Western Slope League title-deciding game when Grand Valley hosted Moffat County High School in a battle of one-loss teams. However, the visiting Bulldogs put their stamp on the game with a massive second quarter run to separate themselves from the Cardinals to secure the regular season crown with an 87-66 win.

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Hayden's Lewis guts out 182-pound victory, stays alive for state wrestling medal

Steamboat Sailors, Moffat Bulldogs exit competition

Friday didn't go according to plan for much of Routt County's wrestlers at the 2A and 3A state championships, but two Hayden Tigers remain in contention for medals.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 21, 2015: Local teams to honor athletes

As part of the wrap-up of their regular seasons, the Moffat County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams will host Senior Night Saturday, acknowledging their senior team members during games against Aspen. Junior varsity level matches begin at 11 a.m., varsity starts at 2 p.m. A chili supper fundraiser hosted by Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing will also be available from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the day’s activities at MCHS. Elsewhere, the Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team will also honor their senior athletes prior to their game against Heritage at 4:30 p.m. at Loudy-Simpson Ice Arena, 600 S. Ranney St.

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Moffat County advances two wrestlers to Friday's championship quarters

Moffat County High School juniors Issik Herod and Stelios Peroulis each punched their tickets to their respective quarterfinals Friday at the Pepsi Center with strong showings on the mat in the preliminary round.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 20, 2015: Local teams to honor athletes

As part of the wrap-up of their regular seasons, the Moffat County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams will host Senior Night Saturday, acknowledging their senior team members during games against Aspen. Junior varsity level matches beginning at 11 a.m., varsity starts at 2 p.m.

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Moffat County basketball C-Teams show spirit, conclude season with Soroco

While their upperclassmen counterparts can look forward to some more time on the court, the younger members of the Moffat County High School basketball teams finished the season Wednesday.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 18, 2015: Moffat County High School spring sports meeting Thursday

The spring sports season will begin soon at Moffat County High School, and an informational meeting for families of students participating in baseball, track and field, girls soccer, girls golf or boys swimming will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the MCHS cafeteria, 900 Finley Lane.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 16, 2015: Little League baseball meeting offered

An informational meeting for Little League baseball will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Craig Middle School cafeteria, 915 Yampa Ave. Organizers plan to get Craig teams with kids ages 12 and younger involved in a league in Rifle with a season that runs from April to June.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Feb. 16, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County High School’s Issik Herod wins regional wrestling honors

Team to send Herod, Mikinzie Klimper, Stelios Peroulis to state tourney

Over the past weekend, the MCHS varsity wrestling team qualified three of its roster for the state tournament, with victories at the 3A Region 4 tourney in Montrose. Issik Herod, Mikinizie Klimper and Stelios Peroulis are the Bulldogs who will be going on to the top level of the sport within Colorado.

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Moffat County boys hoops falls, 62-57, to Roaring Fork in 1st league loss

Girls control Saturday game with Rams, win 46-21

The winning streak of MCHS boys hoops came to a halt with a 62-57 loss against the Roaring Fork Rams of Carbondale Saturday in Craig.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 14, 2015: Wagner family makes tracks in recent snowmobile race

Northwest Colorado’s own Wagner family recently competed in the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Racing event Roost the Butte in Crested Butte in early January. Tallyn Wagner, 9, placed first in the 500 Fan SnowOval, as well as taking second in the 500 Liquid Snocross for both the age brackets of 8 to 13 and 10 to 16.