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Vail Valley soccer players reel in honors
Vail Valley soccer players reel in honors

May 22, 2019

Thirty-five wins, three of them in the playoffs — 4A or 3A — a league title (Battle Mountain), a run to the state quarterfinals (Vail Mountain) and the revival of a program (Vail Christian). All...


Vail Mountain School golf survives state
Vail Mountain School golf survives state

May 21, 2019

There’s a reason high country golfers can pretty much live out of their golf bags. Said bag generally includes clubs and standard gear, but also layers — a rain suit, fleeces, assorted hats, hand warmers...


Vail Christian’s Kinsella golden in 200
Vail Christian’s Kinsella golden in 200

May 18, 2019

Lean, Kellen, lean. Vail Christian’s Kellen Kinsella won the 2A title in the open 200 meters on Saturday in a photo finish with Rocky Ford’s David Trujillo at Lakewood’s Jeffco Stadium. The Saints senior came...



Eagle Valley’s Samantha Blair bronze in 800
Eagle Valley’s Samantha Blair bronze in 800

May 17, 2019

The Blairs are going to Blair and the Hardings are going to Harding. Yes, to Blair and to Harding are verbs the way this 4A state meet is going. The Hardings took Round 1 on...








Battle Mountain, Eagle Valley ready for state meet
Battle Mountain, Eagle Valley ready for state meet

May 14, 2019

Will the showdowns materialize at Jeffco Stadium at the state track and field meet? Approaching last year’s state meet, it looked like we were going to have Battle Mountain-Eagle Valley, Eagle Valley-Battle Mountain, Eagle Mountain-Battle...


Vail Mountain soccer roars back and into quarters
Vail Mountain soccer roars back and into quarters

May 11, 2019

You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding. Saturday was one of those moments when truth was better than fiction as the Vail Mountain School soccer team was down 3-0 to Stargate School with 20 minutes remaining...


Battle Mountain tries to cross the (Silver) Creek
Battle Mountain tries to cross the (Silver) Creek

May 11, 2019

First off, let’s get our Creeks right. Battle Mountain soccer plays No. 8 Silver Creek today at 3 p.m. Silver Creek is not Sand Creek, the team the Huskies beat in last year’s first round....


Battle Mountain soccer advances with 3-0 win
Battle Mountain soccer advances with 3-0 win

May 9, 2019

EDWARDS — It was worth the wait. After a hurry-up-and-wait build-up to the postseason, Battle Mountain soccer took care of business during the first round of the 4A state playoffs with a 3-0 win against...




Mutter soccer game a success
Mutter soccer game a success

May 4, 2019

EDWARDS — The “firsts” stink. When a loved one passes away, the first birthday, the first Christmas and so on weigh heavy. Vail Christian, Battle Mountain, and Vail Mountain soccer tried to create a fun...


Battle Mountain track and field wins title No. 5

May 4, 2019

GRAND JUNCTION — Battle Mountain, Eagle Valley, and Vail Christian made themselves feel at home at Grand Junction’s Stocker Stadium this weekend during the Western Slope League meets. Battle Mountain girls edged out Eagle Valley...


Eagle Valley baseball sweeps past Battle Mountain
Eagle Valley baseball sweeps past Battle Mountain

May 4, 2019

GYPSUM — Caleb Williams, meet Joe Carter and Bill Mazeroski. Eagle Valley baseball’s Caleb Williams ended Friday afternoon’s doubleheader with Battle Mountain in the ultimate fashion, smashing a grand slam to right field in the...