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Moffat County girls basketball rounds out early season with furious 4th quarter to beat Central

December 18, 2018 — The last eight minutes of game time in 2018 may have been the most exciting so far this season for Moffat County High School girls hoops. Lady Bulldogs pushed past the Central Warriors 49-39 to claim a victory while on the road Tuesday in Grand

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Back to state: Moffat County swimmer Molly Neton makes the cut in 2 races in Montrose

December 16, 2018 — Moffat County High School girls swimming proved they were well ahead of schedule when they qualified for state in a Dec. 7 relay race, but the curve advanced all the more Saturday when one of their own made the cut in two more individual races.

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Moffat County girls hoops routs Rifle, boys bested by Bears

December 16, 2018 — Moffat County High School athletes could bear-ly believe the results Saturday afternoon in Rifle. Bulldog basketball teams split results against the Bears in a day that was much easier than expected for one of them while more tougher than the other anticipated. MCHS boys hoops

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Moffat County wrestler Daniel Caddy finishes strong with bronze at Warrior Classic

December 15, 2018 — GRAND JUNCTION — After more than a dozen straight wins, Moffat County High School wrestler Daniel Caddy saw his undefeated start to the season come to an end Friday night. That only made the Bulldog want victory all the more the next day. Caddy bounced

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Hayden planning for new 4-mile recreation trail with land donation from Peabody Energy

December 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Plans are in place to have 200 acres of land gifted to the town of Hayden that will create a new four-mile trail for the community. “It gives my town a nice little amenity,” Hayden Mayor Tim Redmond said. “People are excited,

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US Olympic Committee selects Salt Lake City as bidder for future games over Denver

December 15, 2018 — (AP) — Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team’s

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Moffat County wrestlers fight it out, always improving to start Warrior Classic

December 14, 2018 — GRAND JUNCTION — All wrestlers begin the season with an undefeated record, and the number who keep a zero in the loss column shrinks every week. While that might not help their reputation or ranking, what matters is how they come back from a defeat.

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Young Hayden cowboy rides to titles at Junior National Finals Rodeo

December 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Hayden cowboy Keenan Hayes couldn’t help but feel like someone was looking over him this week during his quest to win the bareback title at the Junior National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. “I felt like he was up there watching the

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Moffat County fall sports teams clean up in awards

December 14, 2018 — From team honors to regional and state accolades, members of Moffat County High School’s fall sports teams picked up many awards. Cross country In a season that saw them run all the way to the 3A state finals, the MCHS cross country teams received plenty

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife arrests 2 Florida men for poaching after anonymous tip

December 14, 2018 — An anonymous tip from the public led to weeks of investigation by Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers and resulted in the arrests and guilty pleas of two Florida men accused of participating in a poaching operation that claimed at least three mule deer and six pronghorn.

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Moffat County-Steamboat rivalry provides high energy in Bulldog basketball home opener

December 12, 2018 — CRAIG — Though they usually get a chance to check each other out sooner in the season on the court or from the bleachers, Moffat County High School varsity basketball teams and Highway 40 rivals Steamboat Springs had their only faceoff of the winter Wednesday

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Stay sharp with free skating at Yampa River State Park’s outdoor ice rink

December 12, 2018 — There’s another inexpensive, cool way to exercise in Northwest Colorado this winter. Yampa River State Park announced this week that it has brought back its outdoor skating rink. The man-made rectangle of ice is located on park property near its headquarters along US Highway 40

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Last chance to vote for Craig Press Hunter Photo Contest

December 11, 2018 — Time is running out to vote for your favorite snapshot of the hunting season in Craig Press’s 2018 Hunter Photo Contest. Readers can cast their votes online for submitted photos of area hunters out in the field or with their successfully harvested deer, elk or

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Moffat County athletes round out early seasons at home, away: Bulldog Sports — Week of Dec. 12, 2018

December 11, 2018 — Wednesday 3 p.m. Moffat County High School girls junior varsity basketball vs. Steamboat Springs at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane 4:30 p.m. Moffat County High School boys junior varsity basketball vs. Steamboat Springs at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane 5 p.m. Moffat County High School wrestling at

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Moffat County wrestlers work their way through Tiger Duals, prep for Warrior Classic

December 9, 2018 — A long day against five bigger schools was a grueling event for Moffat County High School wrestlers was a test of talent for the Bulldogs, but with each challenge comes the chance to improve for the biggest tournament yet at the end of the calendar

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Soroco, Hayden wrestlers put rivalries aside to create Chad Jones Memorial Heart of the Warrior Award

December 9, 2018 — OAK CREEK — The Soroco Invite wasn't the same without Hayden head wrestling coach Chad Jones this year, but his legacy couldn't be forgotten. As the only wrestling tournament in Routt County, the Soroco Invite hosted a plethora of the area's best teams, including the

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Parks and Wildlife offers reward for information on illegal killing of elk

December 9, 2018 — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking information about two bull elk that were killed illegally in western Colorado early in November. Operation Game Thief is offering a $1,000 reward, along with $250 from the Colorado Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, for information leading to the arrest

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Craig athletes straight shooters in Elks basketball free throw contest

December 9, 2018 — Young athlete Brodie Wooden has a strategy when it comes to shooting free throws: step up to the line, dribble the ball twice and then let it fly. The routine served him well Saturday morning, enough so that he’ll be able to test it again

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Moose massacre: Moffat County basketball teams face Alamosa to finish Glenwood tourney

December 8, 2018 — GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Moffat County High School athletes’ final day at the Demon Invitational wasn’t the toughest of the three-day tournament for either Bulldog basketball team given the wide margins of their earlier matches. Still, however close the score, Saturday was still a hard pill

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USA Today names Winter Park top ski resort in North America

December 8, 2018 — WINTER PARK — Winter Park Resort has no shortage of accolades or name recognition, but can now officially call itself the best ski resort in North America. USA Today announced its 2018 Ski and Snowboard Readers’ Choice Award’s top 10 ski resorts Friday and Winter Park Resort topped

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