Andy Bockelman

Sports & Entertainment Reporter

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

Photo of Andy Bockelman

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.

Recent Stories

Tease photo

Moffat County girls hoops split weekend road games in Utah

The last two games of 2014 had mixed results for the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team.

Tease photo

Moffat County boys basketball eying state possibilities

Above the rim, outside the arc, in the paint — wherever they need to be, the members of the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team will get there because this is the season they’ve been anticipating.

Tease photo

Arizona school gives Moffat County wrestlers trying time

Bulldogs to compete in Warrior Classic Friday, Saturday

MCHS lost, 55-22, in Thursday evening duals with Thunderbird High School, of Phoenix. The Bulldogs hosted the Arizona team as a warm-up before both teams make their way to Grand Junction’s Warrior Classic Friday and Saturday.

Tease photo

The Bock’s Office: ‘The Hobbit’ — For the love of gold…

Too much of a good thing inevitably has to have its downside. For those who have grown to love the cinematic tales of J.R.R. Tolkien, that aftereffect has finally come in the form of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.”

Tease photo

Moffat County boys basketball finish Steamboat tourney with wins, loss

Weekend ends with 77-65 loss to Colorado Academy

MCHS was 2-1 during the three-day Steamboat Shoot-Out, claiming wins against Eagle Valley (58-15) and Denver Christian (71-54) on Thursday and Friday before losing, 77-65, against the Mustangs, of Colorado Academy, on Saturday morning.

Tease photo

Moffat County’s Festival of Trees branches out

The third annual Festival of Trees, hosted by Moffat County Youth United Way and Moffat County High School Key Club, has been packed with visitors regularly ever since the month began, and more keep showing up, especially when there are more elements to it.

Tease photo

New girls basketball coach shooting to build Moffat County dynasty

The Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team has been known to be a threat during the regular season and beyond, and even with a new roster and new coaching, the lady hoopsters plan to take it as far as they can this season.

Tease photo

Moffat County boys hoops dominate Eagle Valley Devils, 58-15

Team to meet Denver Christian, Colorado Academy in Steamboat Shoot-Out

After an opening weekend that left them 0-2 to start the season, the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team came back with a vengeance.

Tease photo

Moffat County wrestling wins dual with Steamboat Springs

Two rivals battled Wednesday evening in the Moffat County High School gym, and while one team walked away with more individual victories, it was still the host that won the overall meet. MCHS won its duals with Steamboat Springs with a total point tally of 49-27 during a night that saw hard-fought wins and losses for both sides.

Tease photo

Moffat County nonprofits see generosity through Colorado Gives Day

Nonprofit organizations around the region and the state participated in Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, as philanthropists statewide emptied their pockets for good causes.

More stories

Recent photos

Moffat County High School junior Issik Herod puts William Sherman, of Thunderbird High School, into submission Thursday night during duals between the Bulldogs and the Phoenix-based team. Moffat County, which lost the overall event, will compete at the Warrior Classic this weekend in Grand Junction.

Parents and community members view the Craig Middle School band during the winter concert Tuesday night at Moffat County High School. Groups from both CMS and MCHS performed.

Craig Middle School's Kessler Patterson warms up on his clarinet prior to the CMS band's set during the winter concert Tuesday night at Moffat County High School.

Craig Middle School's Kimberly Driggs positions her cello as the CMS band begins its performance during the winter concert Tuesday night at Moffat County High School.

The Moffat County High School jazz band plays on as vocalist Wes Atkin sings Dean Martin's "Ain't That a Kick in the Head?" during the winter concert Tuesday night at MCHS.

More photos