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Eagle Valley races to divisional win at Sanders Invite in Littleton

September 22, 2017 — LITTLETON — Allegedly, we're in the grinding portion of the cross-country season. The newness of the season is gone and, at the same time, regionals aren't quite in sight. And none of that is stopping Eagle Valley cross-country. The Devils boys won Division 2 of […]

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Eagle Valley volleyball scores huge win at Palisade

September 22, 2017 — PALISADE — Ladies and germs, the race is officially on in the 4A Western Slope. On Thursday, Sept. 21, Palisade beat previously unbeaten Glenwood Springs. On Friday, Sept. 22, Eagle Valley volleyball won at Palisade, 18-25, 25-20, 27-25, 25-16. With that sequence, the Devils are […]

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Evergreen forces 5 turnovers, cruises to win over Eagle Valley

September 22, 2017 — Although it was called back, perhaps it was a sign of how things were going to go on Friday that Evergreen returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown.

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Battle Mountain soccer survives Stubler and Glenwood Springs

September 21, 2017 — GLENWOOD SPRINGS — If Stubler Memorial Field in Glenwood Springs ever burns down to the ground, then Battle Mountain soccer coach David Cope better have a rock solid alibi. Yes, John Ramunno Field in Gypsum has been a tough place during the last three years, […]

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Vail Mountain School volleyball rolls past North Park

September 21, 2017 — EAST VAIL — It's not like the wheels fell off. Vail Mountain School volleyball lost a match to a very good team in Meeker on Saturday, Sept. 16, in five tight sets. But it was nice for the Gore Rangers to get back in the […]

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Vail Valley preps: Our first look (and commentary) on the RPI

September 20, 2017 — In "The Jerk," Steve Martin did not yell, "The new RPI is here." He was more excited about the new phone books. I am more excited about the new phone books, even though that concept really doesn't exist any more. But the rating-percentage index is […]

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Vail Valley preps golf: Jones and Sapp make the state tournament

September 20, 2017 — Eagle Valley's Barrett Jones and Vail Mountain School's Finn Sapp are going to the show. The two golfers qualified for the state tournament on Monday, Sept. 18, at their respective regional tournament. Jones shot a 74 at The Bridges in Montrose, while Sapp carded a […]

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Freud on the NFL: The Broncos pass first test, but there are more on the horizon

September 19, 2017 — Always nice to beat the Cowboys, ain't it? For more mature Broncos fans, Super Bowl XII, memories linger of when Craig Morton finally won a Super Bowl for Dallas. Unfortunately, he was Denver's quarterback. And then there's just hating the Cowboys as general principle. (Yes, […]

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Vail Valley preps wrap for Tuesday, Sept. 19: Devils soccer; Huskies volleyball

September 19, 2017 — PALISADE — Eagle Valley soccer bounced back from a difficult week with a 10-0 drubbing of Palisade on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Christer Serna had four goals, while Luis Landeros notched two scores. Jordan Lawrence, Elian Gonzalez, Andres Morales and Armando Munoz also scored. Though Palisade […]

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Juan Macias lifts Battle Mountain Huskies over Steamboat Springs Sailors

September 19, 2017 — EDWARDS — Big games call for big players. And Battle Mountain's Juan Macias filled the spotlight with two goals, barely out-starring Sailors keeper Cruz Erickson on Tuesday, Sept. 19, during a 2-0 Huskies' win over Steamboat Springs in Edwards. The Huskies senior scored in the […]

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Two races in, Vail’s Sam Brown leads Colorado High School Cycling League

September 18, 2017 — Other local standouts in Sunday's race in Steamboat Springs were Isabella Sargent taking third for the junior varsity girls; Eli Smith taking fifth for the junior varsity boys; and Aidan Duffy taking fifth for the freshman boys. Three freshman girls were in the top 10, with Bayli McSpadden winning, Lilo Andrade taking sixth and Harley Blevins taking seventh.

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Systemic stress, and how it leads to overall fitness

September 18, 2017 — Fitness is acquired through stress, response and adaptation, and this process begins through the accumulation of a systemic stress. When a trainee exercises, her physiological state gets disrupted from stress in the form of running, lifting weights, climbing a mountain or holding a yoga pose. […]

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Eagle-Vail’s Josiah Middaugh earns Xterra overall tour win

September 16, 2017 — OGDEN, Utah — Josiah Middaugh didn't beat his new rival Mauricio Mendez, but he did race well enough for the Xterra Pan American Tour overall win at the championship race on Saturday, Sept. 16. Middaugh, of Eagle-Vail, was the Xterra World Champion in 2015, which […]

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Vail Mountain School goes the distance with Meeker

September 16, 2017 — MEEKER — That wasn't a volleyball match. It was a marathon. Vail Mountain School volleyball fell at Meeker in excruciating fashion, 23-25, 26-24, 27-29, 26-24, 15-12, on Saturday, Sept. 16. While it certainly is a tough loss, this shows the Gore Rangers (4-1) can play […]

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Devils boys, Huskies girls win at Eagle Valley Invite

September 16, 2017 — GYPSUM — It was a local split at the Eagle Valley Invite at the Gypsum Creek Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 16. Eagle Valley boys cross-country defended its home course with a win, while the Huskies ladies continued their roll — four wins in as […]

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Huskies football falls to Coal Ridge, 31-14

September 15, 2017 — EDWARDS — Too many penalties and too much Powers. Battle Mountain football had too many flags and saw far too much of Coal Ridge's Jacx Powers in a 31-14 loss on Friday, Sept. 15, in a game delayed 30 minutes for lightning. Powers ran for […]

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Eagle Valley volleyball wins at Summit County on Thursday

September 14, 2017 — FARMER'S KORNER — Eagle Valley volleyball had a successful trip over the pass on Thursday, Sept. 14, with a 25-16, 25-19, 25-23 victory over Summit County. The Devils are off to a 3-0 start in the 4A Slope. "We had a lot of unforced errors," […]

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Huskies volleyball overcomes errors, Sailors to win

September 14, 2017 — The Huskies won the third set 25-21, despite seven serving errors. This kind of play has likely aged coach Jason Fitzgerald several years in the first month of the season.

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Benefits of float fishing a stretch of Colorado river

September 14, 2017 — Two holes or 200 holes? With float fishing, you are able to access areas that are otherwise private and tend to have fish that don't see the amount of pressure fish see on public waters. From a boat, you are able to make casts toward […]

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Vail Mountain School golf; Barrett Jones shines at Lakota

September 13, 2017 — NEW CASTLE — Lakota Canyon is a fun course to play — in an informal round with friends with a pair of golf carts. Walking it during tournament play? That's not so fun. Vail Mountain School golf, nonetheless, finished third, while Eagle Valley's Barrett Jones […]

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