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Sports briefs: Former players to honor retired coach

Former Moffat County High School basketball players are coming together to honor former coach Craig Mortensen.

There will be a celebration of Mortensen’s 30-plus years as head coach of the boys and girls basketball teams at 5 p.m. Aug. 7 at Craig Middle School.

The event will include refreshments and an alumni game.

Mortensen coached the boys team from 1976 to 1994, and the girls team from 1995 to 2010.

He retired in April after recording more than 500 career wins.

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Wrestling benefit dinner scheduled for July 29

The annual Moffat County High School wrestling team’s fundraising dinner is scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 29 at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane.

The dinner, which is a fundraiser for the wrestling team’s annual trip to Las Vegas, will include prime rib, baked potatoes and corn on the cob, as well as dessert.

Tickets are still available. The cost is $50 per couple.

For more information, call MCHS wrestling coach Roman Gutierrez at 824-7645.

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