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Sports Briefs, May 18, 2016

By Staff

Prep Sports Fruita’s Todd Casebier selected
District 51 Coach of the Year Fruita Monument High School football coach Todd Casebier was selected Wednesday as the Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates (RMOA) District 51 Coach of ...



By Jon Mitchell

The Paonia High School girls track and field team has a chance to join an elite group this weekend. The Eagles enter the Class 2A state meet, which begins today and ends Saturday in Lakewood, as the three-time defending champion. Only three ...

Hotchkiss counting on its veterans in 2A baseball playoffs

By Matt Meyer

Last season, the Hotchkiss High School baseball team appeared on Sportscenter. The Bulldogs lost 9-8 to Rye in the Class 2A state playoff semifinals on a heartbreaking hidden-ball trick that appeared on the national morning sports news show ...


State-ment makers?

By Jon Mitchell

The carrot dangling in front of the Fruita Monument High School boys track and field team looks too tempting to pass up — a shot at school history. The Wildcats have a chance to post the best team finish in program history as well as ...

Fruita’s Bess, GJ coach Little capture top SWL honors

By Staff

Fruita Monument High School capped the 2016 baseball season with a Southwestern League title and three players on the first team All-SWL squad. Led by SWL Player of the Year Cuba Bess, the Wildcats finished 9-1 in league play and qualified ...

McClaskey tops All-SWL soccer as player of year

By Staff

After winning its first Southwestern League championship in 10 years, the Wildcats placed three players on the All-SWL first team and another four on the second team. Led by Basely McClaskey, Shaylee Holt and goalie Jessica Smith, all seniors ...

Delta draws third-seeded Erie at state baseball

By Staff

Prep Baseball Delta draws No. 3 Erie at state Delta will open the Class 4A state baseball tournament as the sixth seed and will face third-seeded Erie on Friday at Frederick High School. The seeds are based on the RPI formula with ...


Delta makes state baseball semis for first time in 32 years

By Dale Shrull

DELTA —  A team can never have too much pitching. That old baseball adage usually pops up every postseason, and it was the key factor Saturday, when Delta won the Class 4A District 8 championship. Jasper Carmichael pitched a ...

Fruita falters late in district loss to Lobos

By Staff

Fruita Monument had a chance Saturday going into the final two innings in its Class 5A district game against Rocky Mountain. But the 1-1 game turned into a 7-1 loss when Rocky Mountain scored three runs each sixth and seventh innings. Cuba ...


The baton brigade

By Jon Mitchell

Tom Goff didn’t hesitate to talk about how excited he is for the boys relay teams on Fruita Monument High School’s track and field team Friday. After all, the Wildcats are on the verge of doing something that hasn’t been done ...

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