High Schools

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Hotchkiss one win from hosting state championship game

By Nick Walter

Since week one, during conditioning drills, Hotchkiss High School football coach Zac Lemon has told his players to work as though they’re preparing for the state championship. “If we’re fortunate,” Lemon told them, ...

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Despite size, Palisade OL not intimidated by foes

By Nick Walter

Thumps of dribbling basketballs from the nearby gym drown out hallway chatter. In the nearby training room, a few Palisade girls basketball players are getting ankles taped. Students shuffle down the hallways as school comes to a close ...

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Rose sometimes forgotten among GJ’s offensive threats

By Nick Walter

Some say good things come in threes. There has been, for starters: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; former Broncos “Three Amigos” receivers Vance Johnson, Mark Jackson and Ricky Nattiel; et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. If ...

Central’s Hoppe, Fruita’s Bridges sign their college letters of intent

By Nick Walter

Drew Bridges of Fruita Monument High School and Brittany Hoppe of Central High School signed letters of intent at their respective schools Wednesday to play collegiate athletics. Hoppe, a softball middle infielder whose .658 batting average ...

Central Warriors making move to Class 4A

By Nick Walter

The November football realignments have arrived, and schools requesting to play in lower classifications will make their cases as well as conference at a Classification and League Organizing Committee meeting today in Aurora. The biggest ...

Palisade earns first playoff win in four years

By Nick Walter

LAKEWOOD — It was the battle of the Quinns. All it took for No. 10 Palisade’s Quinn Zamora to explode was to watch Evergreen’s Quinn O’Neill catch a 21-yard touchdown pass Saturday to give the No. 7 Wolverines a ...

Greeley West ends season for Montrose

By Staff

MONTROSE — Montrose High School football coach Todd Casebier doubted his play calling after the game Saturday, but there was no doubting his team’s heart in the Indians’ 38-7 loss in the first round of the Class 4A state ...

Run game lifts Rifle to victory

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Close games are something the Rifle High School football team has gotten used to the past three weeks. The end result is something the Bears have been accustomed to all season. Fourth-seeded and unbeaten Rifle took control early ...

Dominant Pirates move into quarters

By Scott Schlaufman

OLATHE — Going for it on fourth down is a gamble for any football team. But on the opening drive of Saturday’s 43-13 Class 2A first-round playoff win against The Academy, Olathe coach Ryan Corn had plenty of faith his team would ...

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Memories of Austin Booth help Rifle FB team strengthen bond

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Reminders of Austin Booth are everywhere. Rifle High School football coach Damon Wells has a photo of Booth and running backs Taylor Webb and Ryan Moeller holding hands in uniform prior to a game last season. Another photo of ...

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