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Battle Mountain hockey tops Columbine, 6-4

February 19, 2020

VAIL —  Attaboy, Alex. Battle Mountain’s Alex Parliament, on a helper from Steven Dent with 6:35 left in the game, helped lift Huskies hockey to a 6-4 win over Columbine on Wednesday night at Vail’s...


Rifle nips Eagle Valley basketball in final minute

February 18, 2020

GYPSUM — That was a heartbreaker on Senior Night. Eagle Valley boys basketball hit a whopping 15 3-pointers on Tuesday night but dropped a 68-66 thriller to Rifle in Gypsum. What will sting is the...


Vail Christian beats North Park; eyes Slope crown

February 15, 2020

Merry Christmas, Vail Christian. We don’t know if this is a late holiday greeting or if this is 10 months early, but either way, it’s good news. Yes, the Vail Christian boys basketball team performed...


Eagle Valley wrestling sending eight to state

February 15, 2020

Eagle Valley wrestling enjoyed its visit to near-Kansas this weekend. The bus should be back in the next few days from Lamar, site of this weekend’s Class 3A Region 4 Tournament. And then the Devils...


Vail Christian basketball takes care of Paonia

February 14, 2020

Vail Christian boys basketball’s 70-37 win over Paonia on Friday night was 1 year and 9 seconds in the making. One year and 9 seconds later, Vail Christian can laugh about a little hometown tomfoolery...


Vail Valley basketball update: Saints, Huskies win

February 11, 2020

The Will Parker Noseguard Rivalry Nonexistent Trophy remains in good hands after Vail Christian boys basketball beat Hayden, 70-55, Tuesday night. Alec Moritz led the way with 19 points and seven assists. Watching the senior’s...


Battle Mountain basketball edges Summit

February 8, 2020

EDWARDS — Yes, that was just another laugher, an easy walk in the park, a no-drama win. Or not. Battle Mountain boys basketball escaped with a 63-62 victory on Saturday against Summit. In traditional Huskies...


Battle Mountain basketball tops Summit, 56-45

February 6, 2020

Battle Mountain boys basketball took care of Summit County, Part I. Will Summit, Part II, happen? Stay tuned. The Huskies knocked off Summit, 56-45, on Wednesday night. This one had all the earmarks of a...


Battle Mountain basketball sweeps Devils

February 4, 2020

GYPSUM — The quickest way to become a legend is to go big in anything Battle Mountain-Eagle Valley. Take Sam Bartlett, known to most students in Gypsum as an English teacher. However, in 2002, ahem,...


Eagle Valley basketball routs G.J. Central

February 1, 2020

Welcome to the Grand Junction portion of the season for Eagle Valley boysbasketball. The Devils took care of Grand Junction Central, 83-60, and play Grand Junction on Monday. After Steamboat Springs made him the center...


Battle Mountain tops Rifle for first Slope win

February 1, 2020

EDWARDS — First off, Battle Mountain boys’ basketball got a 4A Slope win. With a 41-37 victory on Saturday afternoon, the Huskies are in the win column in the league. No, it wasn’t a Chicago...


Vail Christian hoops takes down Mustangs

January 31, 2020

EDWARDS — You can’t out-Jamo Jamo, people. That’s a fact. So how did West Grand boys basketball, all clad in light-purple Nike LeBrons, think it was going to come into the Wheeler Athletic Center, where...


Leonardo golden at junior worlds

January 30, 2020

Not too bad for a kid who plays on the soccer team. Battle Mountain’s Joey Leonardo went big and captured the gold at the Freeride World Tour Junior World Championships in Kappl, Austria, on Thursday....


Eagle Valley wrestling second at Northglenn

January 29, 2020

That’s better. Eagle Valey wrestling “turned it around” at last weekend’s Northglenn Norse Invite after a rough go of it at the Mel Smith Husky Invitational the week before. The Devils made it a parade...


Steamboat holds off Devils, 61-59

January 28, 2020

ESPN was in the house on Tuesday night. OK, it was four guys, all claiming to be Dick Vitale — Eagle Valley’s Trace Hobbs, Lisandro Aguilar, Brian Garcia and Josh Boeke — sitting at a...


Battle Mountain wrestling wins a title

January 28, 2020

Battle Mountain wrestling won the 36th annual Les Mattocks Invitational, aka the Abe Lincoln, last weekend for the school’s first tourney win since … Um. Maybe we should have phrased that as a question. We’d...


Eagle Valley basketball wins at Rifle

January 24, 2020

It’s a happy weekend for Eagle Valley boys’ basketball. Everything looks just so much better after a big win — in this case, a 57-52 victory at Rifle on Friday. After a five-game losing streak,...


Vail Christian basketball rolls past Hotchkiss

January 24, 2020

EDWARDS — Vail Christian boys basketball keeps winning and continues to drop. The Saints plastered Hotchkiss, 81-35, all over the Wheeler Athletic Center on Friday night, but at best they’ll be happy to hold their...


Glenwood nips Huskies hockey, 3-2

January 23, 2020

EAGLE— That hurt. Glenwood Springs’ Coulter Strautman scored on the power play with 39.8 seconds left in regulation to lift the visiting Demons over Battle Mountain hockey, 3-2, Thursday night at the Eagle Pool &...


Eagle valley wrestling fifth at Mel Smith Invite

January 23, 2020

So there’s the Mel Smith Husky Invitational in Florence that has nothing to do with the Huskies — locally speaking — but in which Eagle Valley ended up finishing fifth among 30 teams last weekend....