From Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid hiding out from vigilante justice in Browns Park to the homesteaders fending off cattle thieves and land rustlers, the gun has left an indelible imprint on Moffat County.
The Moffat County High School boys track team finished the year in 27th place at state but also managed to break a school record.
Moffat County High School swimmer Chris Compton scooted to a 14th-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke, providing the only points the swim team would score in Fort Collins at the state meet over the weekend.
Four Bulldogs were honored with All-Conference awards Wednesday night during the baseball team's end-of-the-year banquet.
Senior golfer Lindsey Scott represented Moffat County High School well, finishing in fifth place in the state tournament the highest rank any MCHS golfer has finished in the post season
Four athletes suspended for violating team rules
The banner year for the Moffat County High School swim team has been blemished with the suspension of four athletes for two meets starting with the state invitational Friday and Saturday in Fort Collins.
Moffat County High School freshman Tia Brannan can do it all when it comes to rodeo and she proved it again Sunday in Rifle.
Moffat County High School wrestlers Mark Hastings and Kyle Kosture have been selected by Wrestling USA magazine as All-American wrestlers. Hastings was named to first team, while Kosture was received honorable mention.
Coach Gary Tague was treated to a surprise at Friday and Saturday's regional meet in Grand Junction as his boys finished in fourth place and added four more events to state qualification.
Freshman Chris Compton and senior Jeff Olree were the last two Bulldog swimmers to qualify Saturday in Orchard Mesa at the Western Slope Championships.