John Vandelinder

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John Vandelinder joined the Craig Daily Press in August 2007. He graduated from Palm Beach Community College with communications degree, and has won several awards as a baseball play-by-play broadcaster. Now, he's trying his hand in the print form of journalism, a field he says he "loves way better" than radio. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, as well as reading and watching crime novels and shows. And sports, of course.

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Steamboat boys fall to Moffat County after late 3-pointer

Moffat County senior Thomas Noble drained a 3-pointer with 6.2 seconds left in regulation Tuesday night, giving the Bulldogs their first win against the rival Sailors in four years, 41-38. It was the second consecutive loss for the Steamboat Springs High School boys team.

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Bulldogs close out Sailors girls basketball, 42-30

Moffat County used a stingy fourth-quarter defense to pull away from the visiting Sailors on Tuesday, handing MCHS coach Craig Mortensen his 500th win with a 42-30 victory.

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Bulldogs swim team wins home meet for 5th consecutive year

Maybe there's something in the water. Maybe it's the home crowd, parents in attendance or familiarity with the pool. Regardless of the reason, the Moffat County High School girls swim team refuses to lose at home.

Moffat County's 2008 top sporting events

Moffat County High School was involved in several dramatic sporting events in 2008.

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Snow days in Craig

Residents are enjoying the season's offerings outdoors

The sound of skis splitting snow interrupted an otherwise quiet Sunday morning on the white-covered landscape at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The sun was out, the sky was clear and blue, and elk ran peacefully in the background. In other words, conditions ripe for cross-country skiing for Craig residents Jim and Cindy Vorhies.

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Crash investigation temporarily delayed

An investigation into a single-engine plane crash Monday that claimed the lives of a Steamboat Springs couple will be delayed until after Christmas, said K.C. Hume, Moffat County Sheriff's Office investigator.

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Runners wrap up year

John Cutter leads Sailors at state with 36th place

As each of the Sailors harriers clutched at their sides, gasped for air and fought their way through the finish line at Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins, coach Matt Reinhold couldn't help but smile.

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Sailors boys head to state

Steamboat girls team falls just short in effort

Entering the state regional meet, Sailors cross-country coach Matt Reinhold's expectations weren't very high. And for good reason.

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Bulldogs beat Sailors in double OT thriller

The playoffs are out of the question for the Moffat County Bulldogs soccer team. But the season isn't over.

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Bulldogs fall to Sailors

Moffat County swept by rival on homecoming

When it comes to Steamboat Springs versus Moffat County, you can pretty much throw out records, stats and home-court advantage.

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Steamboat Springs senior Brittany Long runs the Sailors offense Tuesday at Moffat County. The Sailors hung with the host Bulldogs for the game's first three quarters but couldn't close the deal, losing 42-30.

Steamboat senior Charles Wood goes in for a layup Tuesday at Moffat County High School. The Sailors lost, 41-38, on a last-second 3-pointer by the Bulldogs' Thomas Noble.

Steamboat Springs senior John Cutter tries to hold off several racers near the finish of the Class 4A Colorado State Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Fort Collins. Cutter finished the race in 36th place.

Steamboat harrier Charlie Stoddard coaxes his body toward the finish line Saturday in Delta. Stoddard battled an injured hip on his way to placing 30th in the District 5 high school cross country regional meet.

The Sailors girls, center, await the start of their race Saturday at Confluence Park.

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