Sports

Cheyenne Wells Lady Tigers Will Begin Where They Ended

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Last year the extremely young Cheyenne Wells Tigers made huge gains in the program as they finally, after 44 years took their program back to the state tournament. It was a Cinderella season for mo...

Eads Boys Have All the Ingrediants to Become a Top Team

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Weston Meardon, a standout basketball player in his own right from Walsh, begins his second year as the head coach of the Eads Eagles boys’ basketball program. Although Eads was a fairly tough out...

Eads Girls a Combo of youth and Experience

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
It was not the usual quality season for the Eads Girls’ Basketball program a year ago as they suffered through a dismal 4-16 record and finished in the cellar of the Hi-Plains League with a 0-5 rec...

Fleming Rallies in OT to Beat Granada 68-60, Wildcats Secure Spot in 6-Man State Title Game

| John Contreras | Sports
After three previous losses to Fleming including a forfeit this season, the Granada Bobcats hoped this would be the time that they would come away with a victory over the Wildcats. In a Class A 6-...

Granada Stays Alive in 6-Man State Playoffs, Bobcats Crush Arickaree to Move into Semifinals

| John Contreras | Sports
Only one area team the Granada Bobcats remain standing after the quarterfinals of the 6-man state playoffs last weekend. #3 Granada throttled #6 Arickaree, 79-50, in a quarterfinal game play at Ma...

No. 4 Cheyenne Wells Ends Season Against No. 5 Otis, 44-26, in State Quarterfinals

| Administrator | Sports
Despite Cheyenne Wells losing a couple of key starters at the quarterback position, the #4 Tigers played a close game with #5 Otis, but the Bulldog defense was strong and was able to control one of...

Eads Eagles Lose in State Quarterfinals to Powerhouse No. 1 Stratton

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Eagles knew it would be a tall order and everything would have to go their way if they were to have a chance to defeat the high-octane offense of the undefeated and No. 1 ranked Stratton E...

McClave Caps Season with Final Four Appearance in 1A State Volleyball Tournament

| John Contreras | Sports
A young and scrappy McClave High School volleyball team proved they could compete against the best-of-the-best in the three-day Class 1A State Colorado Volleyball Championships held on Nov. 11-12 a...

Lamar Thunder Falls to Platte Valley, 3-2, for 3A State Crown

| John Contreras | Sports
It was an emotional three-day rollercoaster ride for the Lamar Thunder in the Class 3A Colorado State Volleyball Championships held Nov. 10-12 at the Denver Coliseum. For the second straight year,...

Granada, Eads, and Cheyenne Wells Advance to 6-Man State Quarterfinals

| John Contreras | Sports
The start of the Class 1A 6-man state football playoffs got underway with first-round games last weekend. Three of the four teams in the area advanced with victories. The #3 seed Granada Bobcats ...

No. 4 Cheyenne Wells Advances to State Quarterfinals and Will Take On No. 5 Otis

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Cheyenne Wells Tigers (7-3) moved deeper into the post-season with a 70-25 win over Cotopaxi on Saturday afternoon in Cheyenne Wells. The win advanced them to the quarterfinals round of the 6-m...

Snow, Ice, and Wind Not Enough to Slow Down Eads in 75-26 Playoff Victory

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The No. 9 Eads Eagles got a satisfying win on the road over No. 8 North Park in the first round of the state playoffs in a 75-26 romping. The win advanced Eads to the 6-man Colorado state quarterfi...

Volleyball Ends for Eads at the Hands of #1 Merino

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads volleyball team under the direction of first-year head coach Ashley Gooden enjoyed their best season since 2013. Unfortunately, they were seeded into the Region 1 tournament hosted by Meri...

On to State!

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Southeastern Colorado is filled with some exceptional volleyball players and over the weekend six area teams that had qualified for the Regional Tournaments competed in hard-hitting, fast-paced vol...

Eads Finished Regular Season with Best Season Since 2013, Eyes Regional Tournament

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Lady Eagles volleyball team finished their regular season with the best record they’ve had since 2013 when they qualified for the 1A state volleyball tournament and went 1-and-1 in Denver....

Kit Carson (No. 2) Will Host Region 2 Tournament as They Bid for a State Berth

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
KIT CARSON ADVANCES TO REGIONAL TOURNAMENT The Kit Carson Wildcats finished off the regular season with a non-conference game with Rocky Ford in set scores of 25-11, 25-8 and 25-17. They finished ...
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