Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: CNCC’s Jed Moore wins Stampede event in Cowboy Downhill |

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: CNCC’s Jed Moore wins Stampede event in Cowboy Downhill

Jed Moore of Rangely, wearing a pair or red chaps, leads the pack to the finish line in the stampede that concluded the 41st Bud LIght Cowboy Downhill at the Steamboat Ski Area. The dual slalom race was won by Marc Gill, a bull fighter from Laramie, Wyoming last year. This year, the 42nd Cowboy Downhill will take place on Monday at the base of the ski area.
Tom Ross

On Monday, Jed Moore, rodeo coach for Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely campus won the Stampede event in the 41st annual Cowboy Downhill at Steamboat Springs Ski Area.

This was the third win in the event for Moore, who also placed eighth in the dual slalom event.

Moore stood out from the crowd with distinctive chaps designed with the red and white Coca Cola logo, and footage of the Downhill can be found on YouTube provided by Steamboat Resort.

Moffat County adds more wrestlers to state rankings

The latest edition of On the Mat Rankings released this week revealed additional Moffat County High School wrestlers among the best in the 3A division.

Jay Carrico cracked the list at No. 15 in the 106-pound weight bracket, while Mikinzie Klimper stands as 11th in 160.

Other Bulldog wrestlers remaining on the list include Issik Herod 10th in 126, Stelios Peroulis 11th in 170 and Brett Loyd ninth in 182.

Craig billiards league scores — Week 13

BCA Pool Leagues has gone through 13 weeks of play, starting its season in early September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, with a Sunday 9-ball league and a Monday 8-ball league.

The 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 8, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.

Players can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights. The league also hosts tournaments and special events throughout the season.

Yearly fees are $20 to play in both leagues and in all other events. Nightly fees are $5 for 9-Ball and $6 for 8-Ball, plus the cost of coins.

For more information, call 970-620-0056 or visit For scoring, visit


Team — Games Won/Lost

Mario — 203/148

Kenny — 178/173

James M. — 174/177

Steve H. — 174/177

Roy — 165/186

Ebee — 159/192


Team — Total Points

Rack ‘em N Scratch ‘em— 2129

One-Eyed Bandits — 2045

Roy — 2036

Young Bucks — 2020

Kim — 2008

Out 4 Blood — 1996

Craig Trap Club offers weekly winter shooting

Craig Trap Club’s Polar Bear League is in action, and recreational shooters are welcome to join in the activity.

Participants can attend the shotgun sessions twice weekly, either at 6 p.m. Thursdays or 10 a.m. Sundays. Those who shoot regularly can also track their scores as the weeks continue.

The Trap Club is located on Moffat County Road 64 off US Highway 40, and those who get involved have the option of club membership for $60 for all included materials and building access or league registration for $60, complete with 300 clay pigeons while supplying one’s own guns and ammunition.

Practice rounds are $6 for non-league participants for 25 pigeons and $5 for those in the league.

For more information, call 970-326-5575 or visit

Youth bowling rolls on

The Craig Youth League is back in action at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., after a winter break. The weekly activity features games for all age groups.

Peewees range from ages 3 to 6, playing one game per week at 4 p.m. Sundays for $2.50 per participant. Bantams — 7 to 12 — and High Rollers — 13 to 18 — roll three games beginning at 4:45 p.m. Sundays for $7 apiece.

Each bowler must also pay an annual fee of $10 for United States Bowling Congress membership. Coaches are available for all ages and experience levels.

The league will run through April 26.

For more information, call 970-824-2695.

Indoor soccer games offered

A series of indoor soccer games are available at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40.

Games are from 7 to 9 p.m., boys on Mondays and Wednesdays and girls on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Participation is limited to students in grades eight through 12.

For more information, call 970-629-3672.

A separate event is offered for adults, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays through March, also at the Boys & Girls Club.

The adult co-ed league is $1 per player per night.

For more information on the adult league, call 970-824-0116.

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