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Vail Christian runs past Norwood, 40-14

September 13, 2019

EDWARDS — When you meet him, Vail Christian football coach Tim Pierson does not give the impression of being a wild and crazy guy. The longest-tenured football coach in the valley — this is his...


Battle Mountain spikers fall to Glenwood Springs

September 12, 2019

EDWARDS — “Growing Pains,” is not just an old sitcom, starring Alan Thicke, and, yes, a very young Leonardo DiCaprio. It can also be the state of a sports team, like Battle Mountain volleyball after...


Huskies soccer rallies for 4-1 win over Bears

September 12, 2019

Rifle really is better. Not that Battle Mountain soccer surfs the Internet incessantly, but a shudder went though Huskies Nation when the score of “Rifle 3, Steamboat Springs 2,” went out on Aug. 31. The...


Battle Mountain soccer rolls past Devils

September 10, 2019

EDWARDS — The quantitative difference between Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley soccer was six goals on Tuesday night. The qualitative difference was on display in just one sequence. The Huskies’ Andy Lopez, starting on the...


Eagle Valley’s Samantha Blair sets school record

September 7, 2019

She did it again. Eagle Valley cross-country’s Samantha Blair set the school record in the 5K again at Saturday’s Liberty Bell Invitational. The sophomore ran a time of 17 minutes, 33.60 seconds, good for fourth...


Vail Christian opens with easy win over Falcons

September 7, 2019

EDWARDS — In the nightcap of Edwards’ football doubleheader, the Vail Christian 8-man football team looked crisp – during the first half its opener, a 48-12 thrashing of Front Range Christian on Saturday. That may...


Battle Mountain football hammers Alameda, 49-0

September 7, 2019

EDWARDS — Not many games start with fourth down-and-4 from the other team’s 47-yard line but welcome to Battle Mountain football 2019: The Lightning Delay Edition. The Huskies didn’t convert on that “first play” fourth down,...


Battle Mountain football moved to Saturday

September 6, 2019

EDWARDS — The summary of Friday’s dramatic football game between Battle Mountain and Alameda is that the two teams played all of 71 seconds before the skies opened. Water’s fine, but lightning crackling all over...


Eagle Valley soccer shows fight in loss to Rifle

September 5, 2019

GYPSUM — After a 1-14 season, a team has to have faith that it’s going to get better. Eagle Valley soccer had that faith, not to mention a lot of hard work during the offseason,...


Vail Christian football kicks off on Saturday

September 5, 2019

Everything that’s old is new again. It’s the return of 8-man football as Vail Christian hosts Front Range Christian on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Battle Mountain. Not only is 8-man football serious football —...


Eagle Valley football looking to rep the brand

September 4, 2019

#repthedevilsbrand. It goes with just about every post on Eagle Valley football’s Facebook feed. “That’s about taking pride in your school and community,” first-year Eagle Valley head coach Gabe Brown said. “It’s representing your school...


Battle Mountain takes Vail Mountain in three

September 3, 2019

EAST VAIL — Jeanne Macsata to the rescue, as always. With the public-address system out before the Battle Mountain-Vail Mountain volleyball game, leave it to Macsata to save the day. The longtime VMS teacher belted...


Battle Moutain XC looks good on home turf

August 31, 2019

Welcome to “Battle Mountain Cross-Country: The Next Generation.” Cue to the Huskies in a ship, flying through space with “Star Trek” music. The 4A Huskies showed that they’re in fine shape with a new cast...


Eagle Valley spikers go 3-1 at Regis

August 31, 2019

Pick on someone your own size, Eagle Valley volleyball. The Devils went 3-1 at this weekend’s Regis Jam Tournament down on the Front Range. With the exception of 4A Green Mountain, whom the Devils beat,...


Battle Mountain soccer avenges loss to Durango

August 31, 2019

It’s early, and as a team, you don’t want to get too excited, but … Battle Mountain soccer completed an impressive opening weekend with a 4-1 victory over Durango to complete a sweep of the...


Battle Mountain football rallies for win

August 30, 2019

Battle Mountain football may end up leading the Western Slope in heart attacks induced, but the Huskies are OK with that. Battle Mountain overcame a 23-13 deficit with a little more than 4 minutes left...


Having fun, Battle Mountain soccer tops Montrose

August 30, 2019

EDWARDS — Have fun, or else. Welcome to Battle Mountain soccer’s predicament. The expectations, as always, are high for the Huskies. They went 13-2-1 last season, won their fourth league 4A Slope title in a...


Battle Mountain topples Vail Christian in three

August 29, 2019

EDWARDS — Battle Mountain volleyball’s gold jackets are 1-0. “So. Much. Fun,” said Huskies senior middle-blocker Sofi Petrovsky. “We ran out in bright golden jackets, for goodness sake.” Battle Mountain did have fun — and...


Battle Mountain football ready to roll

August 28, 2019

In the really big news in Battle Mountain football so far this season, we present to you June Elise Schuppler, born to Huskies head coach Jim Schuppler and his better half, Lisa, on Aug. 9....