The Buffaloes ended Moffat County's season in a hard-fought regional final game.
The boys basketball team now will play in the state quarterfinals Thursday in Colorado Springs.
The Moffat County boys take on Bishop Machebeuf on Saturday for a shot at the Great 8.
The Bulldogs hit six 3s to beat Middle Park in the regional semifinal Friday.
Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on this weekend's playoff games.
The Bulldogs return all but one member from last year's team and have added a couple newcomers to the roster.
In the regional semifinal, both teams will try to pressure the ball and create easy points off turnovers.
The 3A boys basketball regional semifinal matchup features two teams who have been putting plenty of points on the scoreboard this season.
The Craig golf course was able to open March 3, the earliest it ever has in Superintendent Tim Boyle's six years.
The Bulldogs will host regional games in Craig next weekend.
Moffat County beat Olathe by three with clutch defense late in the game to guarantee home regional games.
The Bulldogs are missing lots of starters from last year's team but believe they have the capability of being a winning group this year.
The Bulldogs will play Aspen on Saturday for the third time this season to try for the district championship
The MCHS girls basketball team will play for a second straight district championship Saturday in Palisade.
The spring sports season starts too early in the year and overlaps too significantly with winter sports, especially at a school like MCHS.
This 8-year-old is undefeated against racers his age and competes against other riders up to age 15 to pursue his passion.
The group of men are known for their annual play about the happenings of the town but contribute so much more to the area each year.
The club is able to participate in worldwide projects as well as contributing to important services at home.
The Squirt youth game Thursday at Moffat County Ice Arena resulted in a 9-0 defeat for the Cougars.
The Bulldogs picked up a win with defensive pressure and started their playoff run off right.
The girls team is guaranteed a spot in the regional tournament with the win.
Hayden, Soroco and Steamboat each had wrestlers finish in the top five of their brackets at the state wrestling tournament Saturday in Denver.
Moffat County senior wrestler Jesse DeMoor won three matches Saturday at the state wrestling touranment.
The Bulldogs went 1-1 in their Friday evening games in New Castle.
The Bulldogs picked up wins Friday but had five wrestlers' state tournaments end in Denver Friday.
It wasn't the result they wanted, but Craig Daily Press sports writer was impressed with Moffat County's wrestlers anyway.
The Bulldogs had six wrestlers take the mat Thursday, but only one got a win and moved into the quarterfinals.
The Bulldogs girls team picked up a win against Gunnison while the boys lost in difficult fashion.
No Moffat County competitor at state will be favored to win, but each of the Bulldogs are looking to be among the state's best when the tournament begins Thursday.
Moffat County wrestling had two seniors and four sophomores qualify Saturday for the 3A state tournament, including Brayden Peterson, who won Region 1 at 138 pounds.
Javen Gumber and Kort Hathhorn combined for 43 points to lead Moffat County past Roaring Fork.
Moffat County improved to 9-4 in the Western Slope League with a win over the Rams Saturday.
The Bulldogs improved to 11-1 in the league with an 87-64 win over Cedaredge.
After falling behind the girls basketball team never came all the way back against Cedaredge Friday.
The MCHS wrestling team is competing at regionals this weekend, and has put together a great season in 2013-14.
The principal for six years at Moffat County High School, Schnellinger tendered his resignation Friday. His tenure in Craig will end June 27.
The Cold Corner Cup has grown into a strong fundraising tradition for the 12-and-under team and happens this weekend at the Moffat County Ice Arena.
At Middle Park High School, the Bulldogs will try to earn a top-four finish to make it to state, while a few wrestlers have a chance to win it all at regionals.
The Bulldogs avenged their only league loss by beating Aspen, 61-59, in Craig, handing the Skiers their first loss in the process.
The Bulldogs' defense smothered the Skiers early on the way to a 63-16 win.
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The coming week in sports for Moffat County High School.
The annual dinner focused on future elections and the strategies of the party going forward
The 19th annual Art Walk and eighth annual Taste of Chocolate were a popular double event in Craig on Saturday.
Correction to the Saturday Morning Press story on snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Tyler Davis's 18 second-quarter points and Kort Hathhorn's 22 helped Moffat County picked up its ninth league win.
The Bulldogs beat the Longhorn, 98-15, to improve to 9-4 this season.
The Bulldogs beat Coal Ridge and Battle Mountain on Friday in Craig.
Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing can be great ways to get exercise in Craig during the winter time, and see some of the popular spring and summer sites in a different light.
Craig Daily Press sports reporter Nate Waggenspack writes about the exciting games and tournaments coming up.