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Swarming Bears

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Anthony Alfini isn’t about to claim Rifle High School’s defense as the biggest, baddest unit in Colorado, or even Class 3A. He will classify the unit as one of the most effective, though. “We’re not going ...

Déjà vu

By Staff

DENVER — For Dan McKee, it’s all about progressing. Four seasons ago, the Fruita Monument High School boys soccer team was in a long drought of not having made the playoffs. That string was broken three years ago. Now it’s ...


Running Mount Garfield gets Palisade XC team ready for rigors of season

By Nick Walter

Aside from peaches, it’s an overwhelming part of Palisade’s identity — Mount Garfield. To some it’s majestic, maybe a bit plain to others, but the first quarter of the mountain has provided the Palisade High School ...


The running coach

By Nick Walter

She runs the grinding distance mountain races for the beauty, the opportunity to take on a mountain instead of a stopwatch, and for the feeling of lungs exploding and legs aching. “That sensation of having a steep hill to run,” ...

Paonia tastes success in first season with cross country team

By Nick Walter

It’s the first year Paonia High School has had its own cross country team, and now its girls team is headed to the Class 2A state cross country championships. And so is regional champion Hotchkiss. For the 13 seasons Kelly Cowan has ...


Indians’ depth key in 4A state tournament

By Nick Walter

Sure, Montrose High School senior Nick Hansen scored four goals against Fruita Monument in the Indians’ final regular-season game, but that was not the norm, Montrose coach Jim Pavlich said. Heading into No. 13-seeded Montrose’s ...


A chance for revenge

By Nick Walter

The Fruita Monument High School boys soccer team knows it can stay close. Last season, the Wildcats went to Denver East and trailed 1-0 for about 50 minutes in its first-round match of the Class 5A state tournament before falling 4-0. This ...

State soccer times announced

By Staff

The Colorado High School Activities Association on Monday released times for the state soccer first round games. In Class 4A, No. 13 seed Montrose will host No. 20 Pueblo West at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. In 5A, No. 31 Fruita Monument will play ...

Montrose opens at home in 4A state soccer

By Staff

Southwestern League champion Montrose received a No. 13 seed and will host a first-round game of the CHSAA Class 4A state boys soccer tournament Thursday. The Indians (9-5-1) will play 20th-seed Pueblo West (11-4) in the 32-team field. Start ...

Top-ranked Wheat Ridge proves to be too much for Central

By Staff

LAKEWOOD — Timing, the saying goes, is everything. Saturday, the Central High School football team happened to catch Wheat Ridge at a bad time. The Farmers, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A since the start of the season, were coming off a 17-0 ...

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