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Eads Continues to Clean House but Will Face Big Week of Challenges

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Eagles have cleaned house in their own home defeating Cheyenne Wells last Friday in a double-header contest in scores of 12-1 and 12-8. They then took care of Springfield/Baca County at home on Tuesday in big scores of 19-0 and 17-2.

Cheyenne Wells Bounces Back and Gets Conference Win over La Veta, 16-6

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Cheyenne Wells Tigers continue to try to gain their foothold in the District 4 baseball conference getting on the right side of the win column on Tuesday with a 16-6 win over conference opponent La Veta. This win was crucial after the Tigers had lost a double header in Eads on Friday, April 5 in game scores of 12-1 and 12-8.

McClave is Undefeated Going into Busy Stretch of Baseball

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The #5 state-ranked Cardinals remain undefeated, as they handled the Granada Bobcats to the tune of 14-1. McClave was coming off a double header sweep in Springfield on Thursday, April 4.

Wiley Controls Dolores Huerta Prep, but Drops Conference Game to Holly

| John Contreras | Sports
The Wiley Panthers hosted a non-conference game against the Class 2A Dolores Huerta Prep Scorpions on a windy afternoon on Friday, April 6. The Panthers won big over the Scorpions, 12-1, in 5 innings.

#7 Ranked Holly Gets Must-Win Against Wiley in District 4 Play

| John Contreras | Sports
Things are starting to heat up in the Class 1A District 4 baseball race.

Angels in the Outfield: Eads & Wiley Schools Will Coop a New Softball Program

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
At their regularly scheduled meetings in March, the Eads School Board and Wiley School Board unilaterally approved the development of a new softball coop that will bring a varsity level, competitive new sport to the female athletes in Eads and Wiley and including interested softball players from nearby schools who don’t have a softball program.

Cheyenne Wells Blanked by 2A #3 Las Animas, 10-0

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
It’s been a slow start for the Cheyenne Wells Baseball team (5-1) as they were held scoreless in two straight contests last week. After splitting with a Springfield team on Friday, March 22, getting their first win of the season, they lost to Simla on Thursday, 11-0, and then was blanked by 2A’s #3 team in Las Animas, 10-0.

Holly Baseball Caps Busy Schedule

| John Contreras | Sports
It was a busy schedule for the Holly Wildcats baseball team as they played four games this past week.

Wiley Cleans House in La Veta Getting First Wins of the Season

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
After starting their season by losing five games in a row, the Wiley Panthers put together two solid games on Tuesday, April 2 sweeping the double header in La Veta and getting their first wins of the season over a quality conference opponent. The Panthers won Game #1 in a nailbiter, 4-3, but gave their fans a little breathing room in Game 2 grabbing the nightcap, 11-5.

Eads Defeats Wiley, 13-2

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Brentley Lening collected three hits in four at bats, as Eads defeated Wiley on Friday, 13-2. Lening singled in the third inning, singled in the fourth inning, and singled in the fifth.

Eads Middle School Baseball Grabs Two Season Opening Wins in Sweep over Lamar

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Middle School Baseball team opened their season with a sweep over Lamar on April 1 in identical scores of 8-4.

Kiowa Klassic Track Meet Presents Stiff Competition in Miserable Weather

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Eads and a handful of other southeastern Colorado track teams traveled to the always competitive Kiowa Klassic Invitational track meet that boasts a large number of larger schools in the 2A and 3A divisions. It was an extreme weather day with cold temperatures and strong winds, so the track was a difficult place to be for the runners.

Eads Middle School Girls Win First Ever Team Title at Large Limon Track Meet

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Middle School girls’ team consisting of athletes from 6th through 8th grades won the Limon Invitational Track & Field Meet in a neck and neck battle with Stratton for most of the day. When the meet was over Eads had secured the team championship with 87points compared to 69 points for Byers and 68 points for Stratton.

Granada Drops Season Opener to Stratton, 15-0

| John Contreras | Sports
The Granada Bobcats made the trip to face the #4 state-ranked Stratton Eagles on Tuesday, April 2.

Highlights from the Lamar High School Invitational Track and Field Meet

| Raina Lucero | Sports
The Lamar High School Invitational Track and Field Meet held on Saturday, March 23, in Lamar, Colorado, was more than just a gathering of athletes—it was a showcase of talent, determination, and the spirit of competition. With over 30 teams converging from across the region, anticipation was high, and the stage was set for a day of thrilling athletic feats.

Cheyenne Wells Baseball Splits with Springfield in Tight Double Header, Blanked by Simla

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
After being swept by McClave in the season opener at the Cardinal field on Tuesday, March 19 the Tigers earned their first win of the baseball season on Friday when they split a doubleheader at Springfield losing the first game, 7-5, but coming back and grabbing the win in the nightcap, 10-5. But on Thursday, March 28, the Tigers hit a buzz saw in Simla losing in a big score of 11-0.