Craig Sports Briefs for April 18, 2015: Moffat County Youth Wrestling tourney goes this weekend
Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s Levi Weber Memorial Peewee Tournament takes place all day Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.
Weigh-ins start at 6:30 a.m. and matches beginning at 9 a.m. for kids under age 8. Older kids, ages 14 and younger, will commence at 1 p.m.
The meet includes 18 teams registered to attend, including Craig’s MCYW, Bad Dogs Wrestling and local independents, as well as Steamboat Springs, Hayden, Meeker and more from Northwest Colorado, plus many more regions including some from out-of-state.
Concessions will be available throughout the day, and admission is $3 per person, free for kids under 5.
For more information, call 970-620-3346 or 970-629-2065.
CNCC rodeo finishes season, qualifies for national finals
The Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s rodeo teams recently wrapped up the season at the Maverick Stampede hosted by Colorado Mesa University.
Brody Adams finished third for the weekend in both team roping and tie-down roping, while Justin White and Karlee Worthen were second in team roping.
In barrel racing, Teasha Moody placed second in the first round and fourth overall, as well as fifth in the short go goat tying.
Bull rider Tyler Stueve won the first round, and bareback riders Colton Onyett and Dax Koskie finished in second and fourth places, respectively, with Onyett putting up the highest marked ride of the weekend in the short round.
Coach Jed Moore noted in a press release that colleague Paige Yore was voted on by her peers as the 2014-15 Rocky Mountain Region Coach of The Year.
“She has earned it through her hard work and dedication to her position and every student in this region,” Moore said.
The men’s team qualified four for the College National Finals Rodeo will take place June 14 to 20in Casper, Wyoming — Colby Demo and Stueve in bull-riding, Onyett in bareback riding and Adams in team roping.
CNCC results from Maverick Stampede
Brody Adams — 5
Teasha Moody — 8
Colby Demo — 2
Tyler Stueve — 3
Jeremiah Fat — 14
Colton Onyett — 3
Dax Koskie — 5
Nick Chew — 10
Brody Adams — 2
Karlee Worthen — 11
Justin White — 14
Taylor Duzik — 15
Jeremiah Fat — 19
Caide Roberts — 29
Teasha Moody — 12
Josie Moody — 26
Karlee Worthen — 10
Jacey Schlegel — 11
Taylor Duzik — 25
Jessalyn Gingrich — 29
Teasha Moody — 5
Josie Moody — 8
Ashley Farrington — 13
Brayden Bastian — 17
Dude Dent awards night scheduled for May
Moffat County High School will host its annual Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award Selection Dinner at 6 p.m. May 21 at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.
The event honors the top male and female athletes senior athletes for their prowess in both sports and academics. The Dude Dent is named in honor of Dent, who was a scholar athlete in Moffat County in the 1930s before being killed in action during World War II.
The evening is $15 per plate.
For more information, call 970-824-7036.
After four years of hard work, members of Moffat County High School’s Class of 2019 are striving to keep going for greatness in the world, and the Bulldogs who took top honors during graduation aren’t just sitting on their laurels.