Ben Bulkeley

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Ben Bulkeley graduated from the University of New Hampshire in May 2008. Before coming to the Craig Daily Press, Ben interned at the Portsmouth Herald, in Portsmouth, N.H., and worked at the Eagle Times, in Claremont, N.H.

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Late rally lifts Bulldogs over Kennedy

With less than a minute left in the Moffat County High School varsity football game Friday night, sophomore quarterback Bubba Ivers was calm.

Bulldogs earn first victory

The Moffat County High School varsity football team resumed its season schedule at 7 p.m. today against John F. Kennedy High School at the Bulldog Proving Grounds. The Bulldogs will have their work cut out for them against the former Class 4A and current Class 3A school, head coach Kip Hafey said Thursday.

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Bulldogs look to conquer Commanders

John F. Kennedy playing MCHS football team Friday

For the first time since Aug. 27, the Moffat County High School varsity football team will be at home when they play the John F. Kennedy Commanders at 7 p.m. Friday. The Bulldogs (0-2 overall, 0-0 in the Western Slope League) are coming off a bye-week.

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MCHS boys soccer off to best start

Team has won all four games it’s played

The Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team has had early success this season. Already, the Bulldogs have done something no other MCHS boys soccer team has done. Win four games to open a season.

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Moffat County volleyball team victorious against Hayden Tigers, 3-0

Moffat County High School senior Lauren Roberts knows volleyball is a balancing act. From riding too high or too low, a volleyball team can fall behind and a balance is needed, Roberts said. On Tuesday night, that’s exactly what MCHS varsity volleyball did at home against Hayden High School.

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MCHS cross country sweeps top 3 positions in Grand Junction

Although the meet may have been smaller, the results were the same for the Moffat County High School cross country team. Running Friday at Grand Junction Central’s Warrior Invitational, the boys team finished first overall with four of its runners placing in the top 10, while the girls finished second, also with four top-10 finishers. “It was a good meet,” head coach Todd Trapp said. “So many kids improved on their times from a year ago.

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Wildcats slip past MCHS volleyball

At Moffat County High School’s volleyball game Saturday at home against Fruita-Monument, it looked like the Wildcats had the Bulldogs wrapped up. Winning two games to none, and holding a 17-8 lead in the third game, the Wildcats looked poised to breeze through Moffat County. The Bulldogs had other plans.

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MCHS Bulldogs soccer cruises past Grand Junction, 6-2

For the second time in a week, the Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team took on a Grand Junction team and won. Playing Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig, the Bulldogs (4-0-0 overall) beat the 5A Grand Junction Tigers (2-1-0 overall), 6-2. The win comes after Tuesday’s 4-3 romp at Grand Junction Central, another Class 5A school.

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Bulldogs’ schedule ranked No. 1 in preseason strength ratings

hat started with a zero-week game has evolved into a number one ranking. The Moffat County High School football team (0-2 overall, 0-0 in the Western Slope League), according to Massey Rankings, started the 2010 season with the hardest schedule in the state.

MCHS volleyball falls in Grand Junction

Although the Moffat County High School girls varsity volleyball team was unable to top Grand Junction on Thursday, head coach Sandy Camilletti said there were positives her team took away from the match.

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MCHS senior Kelley Syvertson, left, spikes the ball Saturday against the visiting Fruita-Monument Wildcats. The Wildcats won the match, three games to none.

Sophomore Ryder Seely, shown here carrying the ball, tries to outrun a pair of scout team defenders Friday during Moffat County High School varsity football practice. The Bulldogs had a bye week this week, but will resume its grueling 10-game schedule Sept. 17 when John F. Kennedy High School comes to Moffat County.

Moffat County High School senior Tracy Mendoza goes up for a header during the second half of the Bulldogs’ Thursday game against Roaring Fork Valley High School at Loudy-Simpson Park. The Bulldogs won the game, 7-5, as Mendoza scored five goals.

MCHS freshman Taft Cleverly tees off on the 16th hole Thursday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Cleverly shot a 107 at the Bulldogs’ only home tournament of the season. MCHS finished 12th out of 16 teams.

MCHS junior Trey Jourgensen tees off on the seventh hole Thursday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Jourgensen finished with a 104. He said strong winds impacted his score.

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