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Nate Waggenspack

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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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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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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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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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Fire burns up garage, but Craig home suffers minimal damage

The garage of Ron and Audrey Danner was lost in a fire while they were out of town Friday night.

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TMH tourney a success at Yampa Valley Golf Course in Craig

The annual tournament brought out 100 golfers Friday at YVGC.

Nate Waggenspack: Cross-country ride shows inspiring side of sports

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on some of the cool things that don't make it on television in the sporting world each year.

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Cycling team visits Horizons, Boys & Girls Club in Craig

The Push America Journey for Hope cycling team riding a northern rout from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. stopped in Craig Thursday.

Craig Sea Sharks host home meet this weekend

The youth swimming team's annual ABC Open will include 10 teams this year.

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Youth learn how to play at Yampa Valley Golf Course

The PGA Sports Academy is an eight-week youth golf program at YVGC this summer.

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CrossFit training moves to bigger location in Craig

Warrior Princess Training is now in a location with more space at the Centennial Mall.

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Carving going strong as Whittle the Wood progresses

Weekend to offer live music, vendors, contest results

With one day of competition under their belts, the carvers of this year’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous started anew Thursday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park.

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Youth basketball camp comes to Moffat County

Moffat County High School is hosting the Progressive Basketball Academy for three days, with the camp focusing on development of fundamentals.

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Carvers get started at Whittle the Wood

The 15th annual carving competition is underway at Loudy-Simpson Park.

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Brennise brother, sister 2nd to none in rodeo

Kasen and Kinlie Brennise have won a combined eight state titles in junior high rodeo and five little britches championships in their young careers.

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Craig taxidermists do well at state championships

The Colorado State Taxidermy Championships and Show were at the Moffat County Pavilion Saturday.

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Craig softball league a hit at Loudy-Simpson Park

The adult softball leagues attract a wide variety of people and teams each summer.

Nate Waggenspack: Nothing cooler than the World Cup

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on the World Cup, an event no sports fan should miss.

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Classification shakeup coming for Moffat County in next sports cycle

With CHSAA's 2014-16 cycle coming up, Moffat County football is moving down, while others will see new opponents moving into their divisions.

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Moffat County football team working to get better

In two weeks, the Bulldogs will go to team camp in Wyoming, where they will put their offense and defense to the test.

MCHS grad Alicia Nelson wins 2 more national titles

Alicia Nelson won two national championships at the Division II Track and Field National Championships, giving her nine for her career.

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Craig Sea Sharks season underway

The youth swimming team has its first meet of the summer this weekend.

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Yampa Valley female athlete of the year: Allie Ehlers is a Bulldog sports fixture

To Moffat County senior Allie Ehlers, playing sports always has been the obvious choice. “I’ve played soccer since kindergarten,” she said. “I’ve always had to be doing something. Sitting at home sounds boring.”

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Moffat County male athlete of the year: Joe Camilletti does his part for the sake of the team

Faced with changing circumstances all year, Joe Camilletti just kept competing, and that’s why he’s the Moffat County High School male athlete of the year.

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Moffat County girls track takes top honors as Yampa Valley girls team of the year

The improvement of returning track athletes and the arrival of other talented teammates made the Bulldogs one of the most dangerous sprinting teams in Class 3A this year.

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Craig kids win State Rodeo Championships

The Colorado State High School and Junior High Rodeo Championships wrap-up from the weekend.

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Rodeo camp gives Moffat County youth a taste of the arena

PRCA hosted a rodeo camp for the Wild West Weekend

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MCHS alternative program adds six graduates to Class of 2014

The Y.E.S. program has helped students from a wide variety of backgrounds and needs to earn their diplomas.

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Memorial Day weekend set to be memorable one in Craig

Grand Olde West Days, the Wild West Weekend and the Colorado State High School Rodeo make this Memorial Day weekend a busy one.

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Moffat County kids do well in 1st round of state rodeo

The Colorado State High School and Junior High Rodeos began at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Thursday.

Nate Waggenspack: A great year for Moffat County sports

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on the 2013-14 sports seasons, a year of coverage he loved from start to finish.

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5 more Moffat County athletes named all-league

The girls soccer and baseball teams had five athletes named to the 3A All Western Slope League teams.

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Students wave goodbye to another school year in Craig

Elementary students and teachers were excited for summer on the final day of school.

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Kiwanis donates play proceeds to 8 Moffat County seniors

The club held its annual scholarship dinner Wednesday at Loudy-Simpson.

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Moffat County golfer struggles on greens at state

Katelyn Peroulis played 36 holes Monday and Tuesday in Colorado Springs.

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Moffat County swims fast again at state

The Bulldogs took ninth and 15th in their two events on the final day of the state swimming meet.

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Two titles for Moffat County's Pinnt

Kayla Pinnt won two state championships for the Bulldogs and helped another relay to a runner-up finish on the final day of the state track meet.

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Moffat County girls break 4x200 record, take 3rd at state

Another good day in Lakewood for the Moffat County track team.

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Moffat County swimmers have career days at state

The Bulldogs swam their fastest times of the season in all four events Friday.

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Moffat County track comes up big on 1st day of state

Each of the Bulldogs ran well in their state track meet debuts Thursday.

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Swimmers ready to represent Moffat County at state

The boys swimming team is competing in two relay events and has two individuals swimming at the state meet, as well.

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Youth football camp attracts big numbers

The Big Blue Football Camp was Tuesday, with over 70 boys from kindergarten through fifth grade.

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Moffat County track set for state

Moffat County track athletes will compete in 16 events beginning Thursday at the state track meet.

BLM offers Sand Wash Basin tours with Yampa Valley OHV

The Bureau of Land Management educated locals with a tour of the popular recreation destination.