Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Moffat County soccer games postponed |

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Moffat County soccer games postponed

The Moffat County High School boys soccer teams will not play Rifle Saturday, as was originally scheduled, due to a lack of availability of qualified officials.

MCHS also was supposed to face off in Rifle on Tuesday in a game that was called off due to weather.

The games have been rescheduled for Oct. 13 at home and Oct. 15 in Rifle, with the Bulldogs’ nearest upcoming match a road game against Coal Ridge on Tuesday.

Craig Middle School sports in full swing

Craig Middle School’s football, cross-country and volleyball teams have each had a busy week.

Football’s seventh- and eighth-grade teams each trumped the Steamboat Springs Sailors during away games Sept. 6, winning, 14-6 and 40-7, respectively. The eighth-graders traveled Tuesday to Rawlins, Wyoming, getting narrowly defeated, 26-22. The seventh-graders, on the other hand, came out on top at home against Rawlins, 14-6.

Both teams play Saturday in New Castle.

The runners of CMS cross-country also made their way into Wyoming, participating in a 1.6-mile race Sept. 5 in Rawlins. Madysen Cramer’s time of 11 minutes, 17 seconds earned her 10th place as the Bulldogs’ top runner. Following were Alyssa Chavez (12:26.31), Liberty Hippely (12:26.62), Brianna Burkett (13:07) and Sadea Reidhead (13:11).

The team will be in Gypsum Saturday and will run as part of the Moffat County High School Invitational Sept. 20.

The CMS volleyball teams had their first encounters with the court this season at a tournament in Steamboat. The eighth-graders lost across the board, while seventh-graders had more varied results, with C-team beating Hayden, B-team losing to Hayden and the A-team topping both Steamboat and Rangely.

The teams will host their home tournament Saturday in the CMS and Sandrock Elementary School gyms, hosting Soroco, Meeker and Rangely.

Doak Walker football: Week 3 results

Craig Parks and Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program wrapped its third week of competition this week with games among fifth- and sixth- graders Tuesday and third- and fourth-graders Wednesday. A game in Hayden between the Tigers and the Boy-Ko Supply Saints of the fifth- and sixth-grade bracket had to be rescheduled for Sept. 18.

Fifth- and sixth-grades

• Cook Chevrolet Broncos — 14

Craig Daily Press Vikings — 6

• Victory Motors Chargers — 13

Hertzog Photography Packers — 0

Third- and fourth-grades

• Three Sons Construction Broncos — 42

Craig Police Department Titans — 6

• Hayden I Tigers — 49

Clarion Inn & Suites Raiders — 19

• Intermountain Appliance Chargers — 31

Hayden II Tigers — 7

• Bye week: Masterworks Mechanical Saints

Parks and Rec basketball registration available

The Craig Parks and Recreation youth basketball season is accepting applicants.

The leagues for third- through sixth-grade boys and girls will begin practices and games starting in October. Registration is open now at the Parks and Recreation office, 300 W. Fourth St. or on the Parks and Rec website, with the deadline Sept. 17.

There will be a mandatory skills days for each age bracket Sept. 22 to 25.

For more information about the league or to become a coach or official, call Dave Pike at 970-826-2006.

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