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The first look at state track and field qualifying (1)

April 29, 2016 — 

Weather continues to plague the spring sports season, but that does not slow the track and field calendar.Battle Mountain’s trip to Valor Christian on Friday was postponed until Monday by …

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Wednesday’s complete results short-track 4 Eagle Ranch races (2)

April 28, 2016 — 

Men’s Expert1 Jay Henry 2 Ezra Velez 3 Brad Zoller 4 Dan Findley 5 Jason Russell6 Tyler Eaton 7 Wyatt Moehring 8 Samuel Bennett 9 Todd Foral 10 Matt Johnson 11 Adam Plummer 12 Wayne Thebeau 13 Tim Mt Pleasant 13 Miles Gentry 14 …

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Vail Christian falls to Grand Valley, 2-1 (3)

April 28, 2016 — 

EDWARDS —The feeling is somewhere between disbelief and heartbreak, perhaps in equal parts.Vail Christian soccer lost to Grand Valley, 2-1, on Thursday, but the bigger story was that Saints sophomore …

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Huskies roll against Evergreen; Demons next (4)

April 27, 2016 — 

EVERGREEN — And, finally, Battle Mountain lacrosse got a laugher.The Huskies have been playing a Murderers’ Row of non-Mountain Conference teams, and got a well-deserved breather with a 20-5 thumping …

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With no eyes on thingamajig, Saints beat Moffat (5)

April 26, 2016 — 

CRAIG — Don’t say it.Really, please no talking about it.Sure, it would be nice to go to the 2A state thingamajig, but even after four wins in a row, including …

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Devils lax routs Clear Creek (6)

April 23, 2016 — 

IDAHO SPRINGS — Eagle Valley boys lacrosse roared back into the win column with an 11-1 win at Clear Creek on Saturday.The Devils improved their record to 4-7 this spring.“It …

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Saints’ Pence sizzles in 3,200 (7)

April 23, 2016 — 

LITTLETON — There’s breaking your personal record, and then there’s taking your P.R. to the woodshed.Vail Christian’s Ethan Pence ran a scorching 9 minutes, 34.7 seconds on Friday night at …

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Vail Christian soccer on a roll with third win (8)

April 23, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — You can’t stop Vail Christian soccer. You can only hope to contain it.The Saints made it three in a row by downing Rangely, 3-1, at Battle Mountain on …

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Bears sweep Devils baseball (9)

April 23, 2016 — 

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Saints, VMS soccer pick up wins (10)

April 22, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — Welcome to Vail Christian soccer, where the season seems to be condensed into about two weeks.That said, it’s starting to go swimmingly. The Saints made it two in …

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Valor Christian too much for Huskies lacrosse (11)

April 22, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — To find Battle Mountain boys lacrosse’s schedule, maxpreps.com is the obvious choice or one can look at the CHSAA top-10 rankings.Battle Mountain, itself No. 10 in the 4A …

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Huskies baseball edged again (12)

April 21, 2016 — 

RIFLE — This isn’t funny anymore.Battle Mountain baseball fell to Rifle, 11-10, on Thursday, as a part of a continuing string of tight loses.Despite being competitive with the entire 4A …

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Battle Mtn. edges Aspen in girls lacrosse thriller (13)

April 21, 2016 — 

ASPEN — Battle Mountain came from behind in the second half to beat Aspen, 12-11, in a girls lacrosse showdown on Thursday afternoon at Aspen School District Stadium.The Huskies, who …

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Huskies down Glenwood, clinch playoffs (14)

April 21, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — You could have seen this coming.In the fall, Valentina Montenegro was playing volleyball and reflexively one-timed the ball over the net with her right ankle during a rally.Huskies …

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Eagle Valley girls soccer falls to Palisade, 3-0 (15)

April 21, 2016 — 

GYPSUM — With Melissa Velasco the lone senior on the team, Eagle Valley is looking to build something special for the future.Velasco plays defense with inspiring intensity, showing the youngsters …

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Gore Rangers soccer allows goal(s); still wins (16)

April 20, 2016 — 

LITTLETON — Vail Mountain School soccer finally allowed a goal this season. In fact, Front Range Christian scored twice on the Gore Rangers on Wednesday.But as the Vail Mountain School …

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Vail Christian soccer beats Rifle for its first win (17)

April 19, 2016 — 

RIFLE — Vail Christian soccer roared into the win column with a 4-1 victory in Rifle on Tuesday.The Saints have been battling snowouts, injuries and a lack of practice time, …

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Devils go deep and sweep Battle Mountain (18)

April 19, 2016 — 

GYPSUM — As the Nike ads in the 1990s told us, “Chicks dig the long ball.” Well, so does Eagle Valley baseball.The Devils’ Kyle Williams and Joe Rivera went yard …

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Battle Mountain lacrosse back on track after victory (19)

April 19, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — After losing three in a row, the Huskies are back in the win column.Leading 6-3 at halftime, Battle Mountain (5-4) outscored the Tigers (1-9) 10-0 in the second …

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VIDEO: Great Closing Day at Vail (20)

April 18, 2016 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte enjoys a foot of …

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