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.
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.
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.
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 High School was involved in several dramatic sporting events in 2008.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The playoffs are out of the question for the Moffat County Bulldogs soccer team. But the season isn't over.
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.