Ben Bulkeley

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Ben Bulkeley graduated from the University of New Hampshire in May 2008. Before coming to the Craig Daily Press, Ben interned at the Portsmouth Herald, in Portsmouth, N.H., and worked at the Eagle Times, in Claremont, N.H.

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Moffat County volleyball team victorious against Hayden Tigers, 3-0

Moffat County High School senior Lauren Roberts knows volleyball is a balancing act. From riding too high or too low, a volleyball team can fall behind and a balance is needed, Roberts said. On Tuesday night, that’s exactly what MCHS varsity volleyball did at home against Hayden High School.

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More than 30 runners and bikers compete in first Craig Duathlon

Craig resident Amy Peck had one goal Sunday while competing in the first Craig Duathlon. “I just wanted to finish the race,” she said. “And I did.”

10th annual TMH golf tournament is Friday in Craig

Compared to last year, there are a number of changes for the upcoming 10th annual The Memorial Hospital Foundation golf tournament, coordinator Eva Peroulis said. For one, the forecast for this year’s tournament calls for sunshine rather than rain. And, there are already enough teams. “We are totally booked,” Peroulis said. “This tournament brings in a lot of people, and I think it’s one of the biggest at the golf course.”

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MCHS graduate drafted by Tampa Bay

Chris Winder goes in the 27th round of the MLB first-year player draft

Chris Winder, a 2008 Moffat County High School graduate, was drafted Tuesday during the annual Major League Baseball first-year player draft by the Tampa Bay Rays. Winder, who had recently completed his sophomore year at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas, was taken in the 27th round.

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Steamboat blasted by Bulldogs

Watwood pitches six strong, but Moffat County prevails, 9-3

Although Moffat County High School was able to outlast Steamboat Springs High School boys varsity baseball team, 9-3, on Tuesday in Craig, manger Dave Roy said the improvement his team has made is easily visible. “We’ve made some changes, and we fell like we’re a lot more solid up the middle,” Roy said. “We have Carson Becker at shortstop, so we have some strength up the middle.”

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Sailors baseball falls, 15-7, to Bulldogs

Coach: Defensive lapses cost Steamboat baseball team

With sporadic snow, constant wind and cold, the weather wasn’t the only thing that was sloppy on the field Tuesday in Craig. Steamboat Springs High School manager Dave Roy said defensive lapses cost the team, as it lost, 15-7, Tuesday against Moffat County High School.

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Moffat County topples Steamboat girls basketball

For the last home game for his senior players, Moffat County High School coach Craig Mortensen would not have changed a thing. Not only did Moffat County win against Steamboat Springs High School, 43-29, on Tuesday, but the Bulldogs also snapped a two-game losing streak.

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Steamboat boys basketball outlasts Moffat County

For the first time all season, Steamboat Springs High School boys varsity basketball coach Luke DeWolfe said the Sailors played a complete game. Save for the last two minutes.

Steamboat to face off against Moffat County today

Big game for Sailors girls varsity basketball in Moffat County today

The Steamboat Springs girls varsity basketball team is looking for a win against Moffat County tonight to help the team into the playoffs. The slate of games starts at 3 p.m. today, when the girls junior varsity team plays the Sailors, followed by the boys junior varsity at 4:30 p.m., the girls varsity team at 6 p.m. and the boys varsity team at 7:30 p.m.

Sailors square off with Bulldogs today

Steamboat to face Moffat County today

The Steamboat Springs High School varsity basketball teams will find themselves matched up against a familiar opponent today. The Sailors girls — 10-4 overall and 5-1 in the Western Slope League after a weekend split — will try to make it two wins in a row as they square off with the Moffat County High School Bulldogs (6-8 overall, 4-1 in the WSL) at 6 p.m. today in Steamboat Springs.

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D.J. Williams does an early grab to tail stall during the second annual Lid Jam on Sunday at Craig skate park. Williams said he started skating about three years ago.

Alan Capistron fires a pitch in the second inning of Thursday’s American Legion Post 44 game against Strasburg in the opening round of the American Legion state tournament. Steamboat lost, 5-2.

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee signs autographs for fans Wednesday night at Auto Parts of Craig and Airtek Filters. The 2008 American League Cy Young Award winner is in Northwest Colorado on a hunting trip.

Richard Wildenhaus became the Moffat County High School Bulldogs’ athletic director in July. Having recently completed the fall sports season, Wildenhaus said the community and the school have exceeded his already high expectations.

Cliff Lee signs an autograph for Trenton Hillewaert, 9, on Wednesday night. Lee is in Northwest Colorado on a hunting trip.

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