High Schools

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Looking out for No. 1

By Dale Shrull

Top-seeded Discovery Canyon is finally where it should be, if seeding means anything. The Thunder entered the Class 3A state football playoffs as the No. 2 seed in 2012 and the top seed in 2013, and it lost in the first round both times. ...


Montrose focused for 4A quarterfinal game at Broomfield

By Tim Harty

As groups go for football practice, Montrose has a good one. Indians coach Todd Casebier said his players usually are focused and work hard. That’s why Tuesday stood out. The focus and effort were exceptional. “That was our best ...


The natural: Combs proving to be a very good football player

By Dale Shrull

Marques Combs is officially a real football player. Seniors rarely show up for their senior year and make an impact in the demanding sport of football. But Combs has been huge for the Bulldogs, and that was his goal. “I was looking ...


Soccer success

By Matt Meyer

Wes Padgett and Lukas Smith, former high school soccer players in the Grand Valley, were selected to the All-Region IX South second team earlier this week as members of the No. 6 Trinidad State Junior College men’s soccer program. The ...


‘Dogged defense

By Dale Shrull

Palisade’s 53-21 loss — annihilation — to Holy Family on Sept. 12 was a humiliating slap in the face for the Bulldogs. Giving up 53 points is not a good sign for a high school football team with postseason goals. It was a ...

CHSAA considering big changes to classifications

By Dale Shrull

Dramatic changes are being considered for Colorado’s high school athletic classifications. The Colorado High School Activities Association’s Classification and League Organization Committee came up with new enrollment proposed ...


Pack of ‘Dogs

By Dale Shrull

Palisade is back in the Class 3A quarterfinals. After a heartbreaking, last-minute loss to The Classical Academy in 2013, the Bulldogs are hoping for a better result this year. Good teams make the playoffs, but real good teams make the ...


A signature day

By Matt Meyer

Jacob Seely has three goals: sign with an NCAA Division I wrestling program, become an NCAA national champion, and wrestle in the Olympics. Wednesday, the Fruita Monument wrestler can check off the first item after he signed his national ...


Defensively sound

By Matt Meyer

Paonia will be doing its best to avoid defensive confusion Saturday. Resurrection Christian, for its part, will be throwing everything it has at the top-ranked Eagles. The No. 4 Cougars run multiple sets on offense, Paonia coach Brent McRae ...


Meeker must find a way to slow down Buena Vista’s QB

By Matt Meyer

Buena Vista quarterback Keegan Wentz is the only player in Class 1A with more than 1,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing. He’s drawn recruiting interest from Colorado State, Adams State, and CSU-Pueblo. Saturday, Meeker will have ...

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