Andy Bockelman

Assistant Editor, Sports & Entertainment Reporter

Email: abockelman@CraigDailyPress.com Call: 970-875-1793

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Sports/Entertainment reporter Andy Bockelman was born and raised in Craig and graduated from Moffat County High School in 2004. He received his bachelor's degrees in theater studies and journalism from the University of Northern Colorado in 2009. He has written and edited for several web sites, newspapers and magazines, including UNC's student publication The Mirror, The Greeley Tribune and Explore Steamboat, the entertainment guide for Steamboat Springs Pilot & Today. He is an avid film buff, as well as a member of the Denver Film Critics Society, and he details his love of movies in his column The Bock's Office.

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Putt-Putt Classic provides Craig with unique day of golf

All the amenities of the 19th hole were readily available as part of the annual Craig Putt-Putt Classic Saturday afternoon. The multi-business miniature golf game that includes stops at Mathers Bar, The Popular Bar and J.W. Snack’s Bar & Grill attracted about 20 teams this year, ready to think big, play small and putt long in the game sponsored by Budweiser and B&K Distributing.

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Moffat County girls track team wins Clint Wells Invitational, MCHS boys take 3rd

Runner Kayla Pinnt edges out own school record in 100-meter dash

A day that included a 10-minute deluge couldn’t dampen the winning spirits of the Moffat County High School track and field teams. Bulldog athletes were at their peak Friday during the Clint Wells Invitational at MCHS, the girls capturing first place overall and the boys taking third in front of home fans during an exciting day that saw 10 event wins for the host school.

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4-0 loss to Roaring Fork hurts Moffat County soccer’s playoff chances

Bulldogs highlight 4 during Senior Night

Earlier this week, the members of the Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team had one their best games, but their hopes for the postseason weren’t quite as sunny as the weekend began. MCHS lost, 4-0, in a Friday home game against Roaring Fork that brought the Bulldogs to 5-3 in the 3A/2A Western Slope League.

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Meet Moffat County's mascot

Daily Press quizzes Bulldog about his role at the school district

The Craig Daily Press recently caught up with the Moffat County High School Bulldog mascot himself to discuss the sports and activities of the institution he loves.

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Moffat County High School makes beautiful music

Measure for measure, the music programs of Moffat County High School can make some high quality sounds.

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High school students get jump start with dual credit

A student soon to graduate from high school planning to move on to the next level of their education may be have some considerable transitions in store for them. Although, the shock of college life will be lessened for those who start it early.

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Moffat County United Way engages community in Bridges Out of Poverty

Volunteers wanted to expand social program

A crowd of more than 60 attended a workshop for Bridges Out of Poverty, hosted by Moffat County United Way, Thursday at the Center of Craig. The purpose of the meeting was for people of all walks of life to get an idea of the Bridges framework, which provides classes for those experiencing financial and social strife.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Woman in Gold’ a solid story tarnished by awkward approach

There are plenty of pieces of history from the last century that need to be told, whether in books, film or other media. And, as important a chapter of the years past the events of “Woman in Gold” may be, its presentation still leaves something to be desired.

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Moffat County baseball sweeps Basalt in Tuesday doubleheader

A score of seven runs twice proved fortuitous during the Moffat County High School varsity baseball games Tuesday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs’ opponents, scoring the lucky number did not work in their favor. MCHS took a pair of wins against Basalt, 12-7 and 8-7, in a set of games rescheduled from Saturday.

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Moffat County soccer vanquishes Vail Christian, looks to Senior Night Friday

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team crushed the competition Tuesday during its game with Vail Christian, winning, 7-0.

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Moffat County High School seniors Aubrey Campbell and Matt Hamilton flaunt their regalia after being crowned Prom Queen and King Saturday night at the MCHS event. This year's theme was "The Great Gatsby."

Moffat County High School juniors Wes Atkin and Sheyenne Cromer smile after being named Prom Prince and Princess Saturday night at the MCHS event. The rules were changed this year for prom royalty, with king and queen given to seniors.

Moffat County High School prom chaperones Shana and Justin Folley display the decorations of the MCHS lobby for the annual event. The theme of "The Great Gatsby" featured many visual details from the F. Scott Fitzgerald work as well as the general feel of the 1920s.

Moffat County High School's Jesse Kurz and Paige Durbin grin during the Grand March for the 2015 Prom.

Moffat County High School's Amber Sollenberger and David Perez pose for pictures during the Grand March for the 2015 Prom.

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