Nate Waggenspack

Sports Reporter

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Nate Waggenspack is the Craig Daily Press sports reporter. He came to Craig in May 2012 after being born and raised in Kettering, Ohio, in the southwestern part of the state. He attended Alter High School (go Knights) and received a degree in communication from the University of Dayton (go Flyers). While not watching or reporting on sports, he enjoys watching movies, running and craft beer.

Recent Stories

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Returning champ wins Craig’s Cottonwood Classic

Tourney sees smaller turnout in 47th year

Keith Humerickhouse clinched another Cottonwood Classic title Sunday afternoon. The golfer from Eagle — who has won the three-day tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course event on multiple occasions — followed up an even-par 72 on Friday with a 70 on Saturday, during the 47th playing of the Cottonwood.

Nate Waggenspack: Fare thee well, Moffat County

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on his two years in the community.

Craig Sports Briefs for June 28, 2014: Nelson qualifies for national finals

Alicia Nelson of the MCHS class of 2009 will compete for a national championship Saturday in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships.

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Cool Water Grille serves up best breakfast, Bloody Marys

The breakfast and lunch restaurant on Yampa Avenue has become a popular morning location for Craig patrons.

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Elkhead Reservoir a favorite spot to get outdoors

The lake northeast of Craig, along with surrounding trails and campgrounds, is the best Recreation Area in Moffat County for 2014.

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Cramer's positive approach wins Best Personal Trainer

The owner of Warrior Princess Training, Jessie Cramer was voted Best Personal Trainer in Moffat County.

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Craig drivers bring unique look to racing in Hayden

Casey Madsen and Robby McKinney are racing Volkswagen Beetles in stock car races at the Hayden Speedway this summer.

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Yampa Valley Golf Course set for Cottonwood Classic

The 54-hole tournament begins Friday at YVGC, with 112 players entered this year.

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Sea Sharks strong on 2nd day in Craig

The youth swimming team continued to swim well on Sunday at its home meet.

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Craig Sea Sharks swim well at home meet

The youth swimming team had many members qualify for the state meet at the end of the summer.

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From left, Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center Director Katie Grobe, board member Vicki Van Couvering and Julie Grobe stand by a banner to sign up participants for a Walk-a-thon to benefit the organization. The event will run through July 26.

Keith Humerickhouse hits from the seventh hole tee box Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course during the second round of the Cottonwood Classic. Humerickhouse won the event, which is in its 47th year.

David Brookshire watches his tee shot on the 15th hole Friday morning at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The Cottonwood Classic began at 8 a.m. Friday and threatening storm clouds hovered over the players, but the first round of the 54-hole tournament played without any weather issues.

Boating and the Ski Beach (at left) are just two of many available recreation opportunities at Elkhead Reservoir State Park, one of the reasons why it won Best Recreation Area in Moffat County this year.

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