September 7, 2012
Moffat County High School quarterback Bubba Ivers is stuffed by a Rifle High School defender during the Bulldog's 45-0 loss to Rifle Friday night. Ivers and the MCHS offense moved the ball several times, but were set back by penalties in almost every drive.
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The Moffat County High School football team has aspirations of being a Western Slope League contender, but Rifle High School showed it is still king Friday night. The Bears (2-0), which went undefeated in WSL play last year, gave a top-tier rushing performance and had strong defense to back it up in beating Moffat County, 45-0. The Bulldogs (1-1) spread offense was shut down all game, and Rifle star running back Ryan Moeller showed why he is one of the state’s best at the Bulldog Proving Grounds. Moeller, who rushed for over 300 yards last year against MCHS, was up to his old tricks. The senior broke runs of 93, 86 and 75 yards to bust the game open in the first half. The 93-yarder came at a key point in the game.