High school sports


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Craig Middle School football teams take down Meeker

CMS volleyball has varied home tourney with Steamboat, Hayden

While the majority of Moffat County High School sports had the weekend off from competition, Bulldog pride was still abuzz Saturday at Craig Middle School. CMS football met with Meeker’s Barone Middle School in its final home games of the season, while the volleyball teams hosted a triangular tournament with both Steamboat Springs and Hayden.

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Moffat County boys soccer setting, reaching goals

The Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team is about halfway through their season, but no matter what happens from here, the year has undoubtedly been an improvement. With four wins under their belt so far, the Bulldogs have already exceeded their 2014 record of 3-11-1, and they plan to keep the W’s coming.

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Montrose, Grand Junction events have Moffat County rodeo riding high

Garrett Uptain claims multiple wins during pro state finals

The past week has been an exhausting but enriching one for certain Moffat County High School rodeo participants. It was a busy stretch for rodeo along the Western Slope, as several athletes attended both the Montrose High School and Junior High event and the Colorado Pro Rodeo Association finals in Grand Junction.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 26, 2015: BCA pool results — Week 2

BCA Pool League recently began its seventh season at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. After two weeks of action, The Untouchables led by James Barrett top the 9-ball league, while Jay Harris and Out 4 Blood have the edge in 8-ball.

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Coal Ridge sneaks past Moffat County volleyball

The Lady Bulldogs — 2-10 overall, 0-1 in the 3A Western Slope League — fell, 3-0, in a non-conference game against the visiting Coal Ridge Titans — 4-6 overall — Thursday night with sets of 25-23, 25-20 and 25-15.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 25, 2015: Moffat County football ranked highest in league

Heading into a bye week for their team, the Moffat County High School varsity football team hopes to retain their standing in the 2A division, named No. 11 out of total 40 teams this week by MaxPreps Freeman Rankings. The numbers are based on schools’ records to date, with the strength of their schedule also factored into the total.

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Bingham leads Bulldogs at regionals

It wasn’t the prettiest of rounds, Moffat County High School golf coach Justin Folley said, but on Tuesday the Bulldogs were good enough to send two of their athletes to the state golf tournament.

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Finally at home, Sailors roll

Steamboat volleyball blows by Moffat

No offense to the Bulldogs, but it wasn’t just the legendary Steamboat Springs vs. Moffat County rivalry that had the Sailors literally counting down the days to Tuesday’s night volleyball match in Steamboat.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Sept. 21, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Roaring Fork routs Moffat County volleyball during league opener

Every team has its superstitions, and for the rest of the season, Moffat County High School volleyball will likely be keeping a cautious eye on their scoreboard. The Lady Bulldogs are 0-1 in the 3A Western Slope League after being swept in three sets by Roaring Fork in a home game that started very much their way.

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Moffat County volleyball serving up new expectations

There’s a certain way the young women of the Moffat County High School volleyball program like their gym: loud. It’s how they prepare and how they hope the crowd will stay as they embark on a new season.

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Moffat County football downed, 41-20, at Gunnison

Bye week will allow team to recoup energy before league opponent Battle Mountain

Going into their latest game, the Moffat County High School football coaching staff saw Friday night as an important test, not as a pass/fail methodology, but an assessment of where their athletes need to be as they go into a different level of the season. The Bulldogs took a 41-20 defeat in Gunnison and moved to 2-2, with a close halftime score suddenly turning into a second half runaway for the 1-2 Cowboys.

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Moffat County boys golfers eyeing regional round in Steamboat

Mike Bingham leads Bulldogs Wednesday, places 2nd in Gunnison

Some of them have already come to the close of their season, but the linksmen of Moffat County High School can look back on the last month and know they’ve come a long way. The Bulldog boys golf team finished its regular season Wednesday with a tournament at Dos Rios Golf Course in Gunnison, taking fifth place as a group with a 273.

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Moffat County football seeks to flip last season’s loss to Gunnison

Coaches: Cowboys a good test before league lineup

The Bulldog Proving Grounds will be silent for the next few Fridays, but if all goes well, the stands will be packed and louder than ever once the Moffat County High School varsity football team makes its return home. MCHS continues its stretch of road games Friday, stepping onto the Gunnison gridiron for a 7 p.m. kickoff and the final non-conference game of the season.

Moffat County rodeo athletes ranked highly after home meet

Cutter Barnes, Dusty Taylor top state points, Kinlie Brennise 2nd for girls

After the dust cleared Sunday, the members of the Moffat County High School rodeo team found themselves in great standing on the all-around point tally, in some cases better than when they started. Cutter Barnes and Dusty Taylor are tied for first place as the top male high school rodeo athlete in Colorado following the MCHS home event this past weekend at Moffat County Fairgrounds. Likewise, Kinlie Brennise kept her position in second place among the girls with another solid performance.