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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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.

Secretary Jewell responds to Craig Daily Press letter

The U.S. Department of Interior said there was a breakdown in communication during U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's visit to Moffat County.

Gov. John Hickenlooper has two Saturday stops planned in Steamboat

The governor missed a stop in Hayden due to weather conditions Friday, but will be in Steamboat to discuss economic development.

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Hayden nips Moffat County in thrilling Yampa Valley dual

The Bulldogs and Tigers squared off Thursday in Craig, with Hayden pulling off a 32-30 win.

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Trapper Mine employees show disabled hunters a good time in Craig

Several local hunters participated in Outdoor Buddies, helping three mobility-impaired outdoorsmen harvest an elk this hunting season.

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Area hunting improves in 2013, still difficult west of Craig

According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife information-gathering, the large migrations of elk in far Northwest Colorado didn't come early enough to make the big-game hunting easy on everyone.

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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.

Dakota Thvedt was knocked out of the state tournament by a 2-1 loss in his first-round consolation match in the 4A state wrestling tournament.

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