Sports

KIT CARSON WILDCATS START 2018 IN DRIVER’S SEAT

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Kit Carson is coming off a very successful preseason where head coach Damon Dechant led his Wildcats to a 4-1 start and a Lamar Holiday Basketball Tournament runner-up finish. They now enter 2018 w...

LADY EAGLES START 2018 WITH TWO WINS

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
It has a been a long break for area preps fans who left 2017 watching a high level of play at the 54th Annual Lamar Holiday Basketball Tournament. Now that all the teams have gotten some much-deser...

TREVOR RANDEL WINS LAMAR 160 LB BRACKET IN MAJOR DECISION

| Rhonda Uhland | Sports
Midway through the season and the Rivals have started things back up again by attending the Savage Invitational in Lamar this past weekend. The team still having trouble getting everyone healthy an...

COLORADO NAMES FOOTBALL ALL-STATE SELECTIONS FOR 8-MAN & 6-MAN

| Tori Uhland | Sports
Over the holiday break most people put the prep sports talk to the side as they prepared for their holiday plans with family and friends. The first part of the winter season sports including basket...

BASKETBALL PREVIEW AS WE ENTER THE BULK OF THE SEASON

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The 54th Annual Lamar Holiday Basketball Tournament was one for the books as within both the Boys’ and Girls’ divisions 4-peat championships were earned. Yes, that’s four championships in a row. Th...

Trevor Randel & Jayce Bauer Bring Home Gold for the Rivals

| Rhonda Uhland | Sports
Well here we are again in the most wonderful time of the year! At least it is for wrestling enthusiast across the state. Every Saturday will be spent inside a gymnasium watching their favorite wres...

Eads Girls Return Everyone to Last Year's State Team

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Coach Trey Eder begins his ninth season at the helm of the Eads Girls’ Basketball program. He will be assisted this year by a very competent Justin McLoud. Last year, without nary a single senior o...

Marcus Gilmore to Take Lead of Eads Boys' Basketball Program

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Eads Boys’ Basketball program has struggled for many seasons and have not gotten far into the post season since the 2010 season. Eads last won a state championship in 2003 when now head coach Marcu...

SOCIAL & CIVIC CONFLICT HAS ARRIVED ON OUR DOORSTEP

| Administrator | Sports
We see it on the news every day, mostly in far off, more liberal parts of the country located on both coasts. The American traditions and belief systems are being challenged by those who do not acc...

ONE MOMENT IN TIME: The Kit Carson Wildcats Are State Champions!

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Occasionally, there comes a time, one moment in time, when all the worldly forces line up in precise syncopation to create an experience, or a team, that is perfect. That unique moment came to frui...

Eads Finishes Regular Season With Vital Win Over Cheyenne Wells, 3-1

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
After a bit of a shaky early-part of the week, the Eads Lady Eagles Volleyball team put together a honey of a game among Homecoming craziness and came away with a 3-1 win over conference foe, Cheye...

Lamar Ends Run to the State Tournament With 12-4 Loss to Sterling

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
It wasn’t supposed to end so abruptly for the #4 seeded Lamar Lady Savages as they entered the 3A state softball tournament with high expectations to make a strong bid for the state crown. But it w...

Kit Carson (#7) Will Host Cotopaxi (#10) in Round One of State Playoffs

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Kit Carson finished off the regular season with a 7-1 record with their only loss coming to conference rival and neighbor to the east Cheyenne Wells, who also ended on a 7-1 record after defeating ...

Eads Struggles to Execute in 51-12 Loss to the Tigers

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
They had their chances early in the contest as the Eads Eagles put together a decent game plan against the Cheyenne Wells Tigers, coached by Eads alumni, Garret Smith. Early in the game, the Eagles...

How Time Flies - Four Years of Division II Volleyball For Two Plainview Girls

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
All good things, as they say, must come to an end and for two exceptional college student athletes who originated from Plainview High School and played their prep careers as part of the Eads Lady E...

Kit Carson Clenches Hi-Plains League Championship

| Penny Isenbart | Sports
Thursday evening brought exciting and purposeful volleyball to Wildcat Nation. The McClave Cardinals visited Kit Carson with a district seeding match up. Kit Carson came out with their fists clench...
© 2016 Kiowa County Independent 1316 Maine Street P.O. Box 272 Eads, CO 81036 | 719.438.2040