Nate Waggenspack

Sports Reporter

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Nate Waggenspack is the Craig Daily Press sports reporter. He came to Craig in May 2012 after being born and raised in Kettering, Ohio, in the southwestern part of the state. He attended Alter High School (go Knights) and received a degree in communication from the University of Dayton (go Flyers). While not watching or reporting on sports, he enjoys watching movies, running and craft beer.

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Craig drivers bring unique look to racing in Hayden

Casey Madsen and Robby McKinney are racing Volkswagen Beetles in stock car races at the Hayden Speedway this summer.

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Moffat County girls track takes top honors as Yampa Valley girls team of the year

The improvement of returning track athletes and the arrival of other talented teammates made the Bulldogs one of the most dangerous sprinting teams in Class 3A this year.

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Moffat County male athlete of the year: Joe Camilletti does his part for the sake of the team

Faced with changing circumstances all year, Joe Camilletti just kept competing, and that’s why he’s the Moffat County High School male athlete of the year.

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Yampa Valley female athlete of the year: Allie Ehlers is a Bulldog sports fixture

To Moffat County senior Allie Ehlers, playing sports always has been the obvious choice. “I’ve played soccer since kindergarten,” she said. “I’ve always had to be doing something. Sitting at home sounds boring.”

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Craig's Randy Morton set to run in historic Boston Marathon

After last year's bombings at the finish line, the avid runner decided making it to Boston was a must in 2014.

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Steamboat beats Moffat County in back-to-back games

The Sailors played complete baseball while the Bulldogs struggled in their double header Tuesday.

New proposal could drop Steamboat wrestling to 3A

An upcoming meeting for the Colorado High School Activities Association could change the wrestling landscape in future years, giving the Steamboat Springs and Moffat County high school wrestling teams more teams to compete against.

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Wrestlers just miss podium finish at 2A, 4A state

Hayden, Soroco and Steamboat each had wrestlers finish in the top five of their brackets at the state wrestling tournament Saturday in Denver.

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Routt wrestlers state runs stall in semifinals

Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco each had wrestlers make the semifinals of the state wrestling tournament Friday.

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4 wrestlers advance to state quarterfinals for Soroco, Hayden, Steamboat

Four Routt County wrestlers picked up wins in the first round of the state wrestling tournament Thursday.

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Randy Morton, of Craig, will participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday, a year after explosions killed three and injured more than 200 at the finish line.

Steamboat third baseman Michael McRight throws to first base for an out Tuesday in Craig. The Sailors played solid defense to keep Moffat County off the scoreboard for most of their doubleheader Tuesday. Steamboat won both games, 19-0 and 16-1.

Brett Loyd throws off the mound Tuesday in Craig. Loyd started the first game for Moffat County, which the Bulldogs lost, 19-0, to Steamboat. The Sailors also took Game 2 of the doubleheader, 16-1.

Brandon Yeager scored a takedown to get an early lead on Falcon's Charlie Wallace, but it was his defense that won him the fifth place match of the 4A 195 lb. state wrestling tournament. Yeager went 3-2 in his state tournament run to secure a medal in his final tournament.

Steamboat's Cole Sittig lost his consolation bracket match and was knocked out of the state tournament after being pinned Friday.

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