Sports

Rivals Place Nine Wrestlers in the Fowler Grizzly Invitational

| John Contreras | Sports
The County Line Rivals wrestling team saw their first action of the season as they competed in the 2022 Fowler Grizzly Invitational Tournament hosted by Fowler High School on Saturday, Dec. 3. Twe...

Eads Girls Open Season with Win Over Tough Hi-Plains Group, 25-22

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads girls’ basketball team under the tutelage of 13-year head coach Trey Eder opened their 2022-2023 campaign with a win over Hi-Plains, 25-22. It wasn’t the prettiest game, but the Eads defe...

Eads Boys Begins Season with Solid Win Over Hi-Plains, 57-26

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Eagles used a high-octane second quarter during their season opener in Hi-Plains to score 21 points and take a commanding lead of the Patriots by halftime. The Eagles would start the seaso...

All-Conference Football Selections Named for Area 6-Man & 8-Man Divisions

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The football season for 2022 has official come to a close after the 6-Man and 8-Man state championships held on the campus of Colorado State University-Pueblo on the Friday after Thanksgiving. The ...

Wiley Girls Will Depend on a Large Group of Upperclassmen

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Wiley Lady Panthers were just under .500 last year registering a 9-11 overall season record, but more importantly really struggled within the very tough Hi-Plains League where on a given night ...

Nine Wrestlers to Compete for Holly Wildcats

| John Contreras | Sports
Nine wrestlers will hit the mats this season for the 2022-23 Holly wrestling team. Mikey Lozano returns for his third year at the helm. He will be assisted by Brendyn Nordyke. “We have a lot of g...

McClave Girls Lose Key Group of Seniors but Reload with Experience

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The McClave Lady Cardinals under the helm of head coach Brianne Howe who is beginning her fourth year at the helm was a tough team to deal with a year ago as they won the District Tournament over K...

Veteran Coach Sara Crawford Begins 19th Year at the Helm

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Kit Carson Girls’ Basketball program is a storied program and its due in very large part to the dedicated work of Sara Crawford who is entering her 19th year as the head coach of the program. S...

Holly Lady Wildcats Looks to Build on Last Year's Season

| John Contreras | Sports
The Holly Lady Wildcats girls’ basketball team hopes to build on a fairly successful season a year ago. The Lady Wildcats completed last season with a 7-6 record in the Class 2A Santa Fe League an...

Granada Girls Team Returns Nucleus of Players

| John Contreras | Sports
Last season saw the Granada Lady Bobcats basketball team make strides in the right direction. The Lady Bobcats finished with a 3-4 record in the High Plains League and went 8-12 overall. Head coa...

Wiley Boys Look to Make Noise, New Coach at the Helm

| John Contreras | Sports
A new head coach takes over the helm for the Wiley High School boys’ basketball program heading into the 2022-2023 season. Bryan Akins, Wiley High School Superintendent, will take over the reins. ...

McClave Boys Return All but Two Foreign Exchange Students from State Title Team

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The defending 1A Boys’ Basketball State Champions from 2021, the McClave Cardinals, arguably lost the best guard in 1A a year ago in Eduardo Verdu (16.1 ppg; 3.0 apg; 3.4 spg), an exchange student ...

Kit Carson Boys Will be a Mix of Veterans and Newbies

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Sixth year Kit Carson head coach Damon Dechant will bring a more experienced team to the floor this year as his 2021-22 team went 5-15 overall in the season and were just 1-5 in the league placing ...

Holly Boys to be Guided by New Coach Carlos Huerta

| John Contreras | Sports
A new but familiar face will be guiding the Holly Wildcat boys basketball program this season. Carlos Huerta takes over the reins from former head coach Jace Cathcart. Huerta brings plenty of exp...

Granada Boys Return Key Players Ahead of New Season

| John Contreras | Sports
The Granada Bobcats boys basketball team is looking forward to another solid season in 2022-2023. The Bobcats are coming off a third place finish in the 2021-2022 Class 1A state tournament last se...

Cheyenne Wells Graduates 6 Seniors But Still Loaded with Talent

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Head coach Kendall Pelton will enter his second year at the helm of the Cheyenne Wells Boys’ Basketball program. Pelton inherited a stunning group of athletes who have had tremendous success on all...
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