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Moffat County girls basketball coach resigns

Matt Ray was head coach of the Bulldogs for four years, making the sweet 16 each season.

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Moffat County seniors Swindler, Cleverly win Dude Dent awards for 2014

Jazmine Swindler and Taft Cleverly were selected as the recipients for outstanding achievement on and off the field.

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More top times for Moffat County track

MCHS hosts its home meet Friday with eight other Western Slope teams attending.

Moffat County boys swim well in Denver

The Bulldogs went to their biggest meet of the season in preparation for state and swam well.

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Quick goals help Moffat County beat Rifle

The Bulldogs' offense had its best game in weeks with a 6-0 win over Rifle.

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CMS sprinters have big day in Craig

The Bulldogs hosted their home track meet Saturday on the Moffat County High School track .

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Basalt too tough despite MCHS baseball improvement

The Bulldogs played tough defense but couldn't put enough runs on the board as their losing streak extended.

Moffat County defense shuts down CRMS

The Bulldogs held the Oysters to just one goal after giving up four two days earlier.

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Moffat County wrestling will see more opponents after proposal approval

CHSAA's legislative council approved an idea to change the enrollment numbers for class 3A, which will send more schools into the division in future seasons.

Nate Waggenspack: Showing the runner's spirit at the Boston Marathon

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on runners overcoming last year's tragedy in Boston.

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Moffat County survives CRMS in nail-biter

The Oysters gave the Bulldogs all they could handle for 80 minutes but a late goal lifted MCHS to a win.

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Craig's Randy Morton set to run in historic Boston Marathon

After last year's bombings at the finish line, the avid runner decided making it to Boston was a must in 2014.

3 Moffat girls golf players break 100 in Montrose

The Bulldogs played their best tournament of the year and are showing improvement at the right time of the season.

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Steamboat beats Moffat County in back-to-back games

The Sailors played complete baseball while the Bulldogs struggled in their double header Tuesday.

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Moffat County swimming looks strong in home meet

The boys team hosted District 51 and Glenwood Springs in Craig on Saturday.

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Spring signals Moffat County Fair is nearing for 4-H

As warm weather returns to Craig, 4-H youths start working more with their old friends and are introduced to new ones.

Grand Valley rallies vs. Moffat County soccer again

The Bulldogs scored first once again but couldn't hold off a potent Cardinals attack Friday.

Nate Waggenspack: Impressive turnaround for Moffat County baseball

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on the Moffat County baseball team's crazy Thursday double header.

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Moffat County baseball recovers from no-hitter to split with Grand Valley

The Bulldogs and Cardinals split a pair of lopsided games, 17-3 and 17-2, Thursday in Craig.

Summer golf course tournaments set for Craig

Yampa Valley Golf Course has 13 tournaments scheduled so far for the 2014 summer season.

MCHS girls golf shoots well in Vernal

The Bulldogs played at Dinaland Golf Course in Utah on Tuesday.

Pinnt breaks Moffat County girls 400 record in track

The sophomore ran her first 400 of the season and broke a 13-year-old record for the Moffat County track team.

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Moffat County girls soccer fall at home to Grand Valley

The Bulldogs scored first in each half of Tuesday's game but couldn't keep the Cardinals out of their own goal in a 4-2 loss.

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Author on Yampa Valley's seedy history visits Craig

Laurel Watson's book on the saloons and brothels that popped up as Northwest Colorado was being settled was a hit at the Museum of Northwest Colorado.

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Moffat County basketball teams earn league, state honors

Hathhorn third team All-State

In recognition of their excellent seasons both basketball teams had five players make the all-league teams.

Nate Waggenspack: Time to take in some baseball

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on the start of baseball season, unlike anything else in sports.

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Moffat County baseball is on edge of playoffs

With the release of the first wild-card points standings from CHSAA, Moffat County's early-season has been just good enough.

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Craig 8th-grader Klimper wins state wrestling

Miki Klimper went 4-0 at the Middle School state meet to capture his first state title.

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Gunnison hits Moffat County pitching for 2 wins

Moffat County baseball couldn't shut down Gunnison's offense Saturday.

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Moffat County girls golf shooting for state

The Bulldogs girls golf team is much improved from a year ago and primed to make noise in the postseason.

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Moffat County girls score big on Rangely

The girls soccer team is 2-2 after an 8-0 win Friday against Rangely.

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Craig Middle School wrestling wrapping up excellent season

The Craig Middle School wrestling team team won three tournaments — in Hayden, Steamboat and Soroco — this season.

Nate Waggenspack: Flying high with University of Dayton

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on his alma mater's crazy run through the NCAA Tournament.

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Moffat County track has another big day in Junction

The Bulldogs were in Grand Junction on Wednesday for the Warrior Wild West Invitational.

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Moffat County girls soccer earns first win in Vail

The Bulldogs had a two-goal first half en route to a 2-1 win against Vail Mountain on Tuesday.

Moffat County girls golf takes third in Montrose

The Bulldogs shot a 299 team score at Black Canyon Golf Course to finish in third place.

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New athletes do well in first meet for Moffat County track

The Bulldogs compete at the Mickey Dunn Invitational in Grand Junction, one of the largest meets on the Western Slope in the early season.

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Moffat County swimmers qualify in 2 more state events

The Bulldogs now have met the 4A state standard in five events this season.

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Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter honored for work with veterans

The local chapter held its annual fundraising banquet during the weekend.

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Maybell woman talks pot with Moffat County residents

A petition to repeal the county ordinance banning the sale or cultivation of recreational marijuana was the topic of conversation.

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Craig Snocross rider impresses on national circuit

AJ Stoffle had a big year in the AMSOIL Snocross circuit for the 2013-14 season.

Nate Waggenspack: Taking in the NCAA Tournament

Craig Daily Press sports reporter Nate Waggenspack on the best sporting event of the year.

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Moffat County soccer wants to keep climbing 3A ladder

The Bulldogs hope to make it further in the playoffs this season after making their first postseason last year.

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Moffat County baseball wants to keep hot start going

With a 3-1 record the Bulldogs have a chance to push their record to 5-1 in Parachute this weekend.

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Wyoming offers new raffle for big game tags

The Super Tag Hunting License Raffle will give any hunter a chance to hunt moose, elk, black bear and other species in Wyoming.

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Craig taekwondo students do well at martial arts tournament

Several youth from the area came away with top three finishes at a state taekwondo tournament.

Moffat County track athletes have strong start to season

The Bulldogs have several athletes positioned well in the state standings early in the track season.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 19, 2014: Craig BCA standings through 21 weeks

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County

Moffat County boys basketball loses consolation final to Brush

The Bulldogs came up short in a 77-71 setback.

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Moffat County baseball splits home doubleheader with Olathe

MCHS played excellent defense for one game, then gave up a big inning in the next to lose.