Lamar 15U All-Stars Runner up in State Tournament: Qualifies for Midwest Regionals

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Lamar 15U All-Star baseball team consisting of players from Eads, McClave, Lamar, Wiley and Cheyenne Wells finished in the runner-up position of the Colorado State 15U Baseball Tournament scheduled to be held in Lamar on July 7, 8, 9, 10, but most games ended up in McClave due to field issues.

2023 SECPA/SECOM Charity Golf Tournament

| Administrator | Sports
Local charities in Southeast Colorado will benefit from nearly 15,000 dollars raised in the recent annual SECPA/SECOM Charity Classic golf tournament.

Maggie Haase Signs National Letter of Intent at MSU

| Administrator | Sports
Eads Track & Field stand-out Maggie Haase has signed a National Letter of Intent at Missouri State University, a division one university located in Springfield, Missouri.  Maggie is majoring in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology.  She is 2023 Daniel’s Scholarship winner.  Pictured are: Zach Haase (standing), Jay Haase, Maggie Haase, Duff Haase, and Eads Track & Field coach Stephanie Bohlander.  Congratulations Maggie!

CSU Pueblo Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2023: Trahern Family and Shelly (Watts) Pearcey Among Recipients

| Administrator | Sports
The Colorado State University Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2023 features six former student-athletes, a former football coach, the Trahern Family (Jim, Bob, Sue, Jake and Ty) and the 2016-17 women’s basketball team.

Rivals 16U Continues to Compete Well in the Big Tournaments

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
After winning two tournaments in previous weekends, the Rivals 16U team played in their biggest tournament of all at Jorgensen Park in Gunnison over the weekend where they went 4-2 overall and lost in the tournament championship in the fourth game of the day on Sunday. In this tournament they saw all new teams and managed to defeat most except for the Grand Junction Mavs (2-1) and Colorado Hype 16B who they lost to 12-5 in the championship.

Eads Eagles 11U Go 2-1 at Hays Tournament

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
It started out very promising as the Eads Eagles 11U travel baseball team went 2-0 in pool play to earn a storng seed going into Sunday’s tournament bracket at a competitive tournament in Hays, Kansas over the weekend. However, a sluggish start came back to haunt them as they ran out of time in their revival losing in the tournament quarterfinals to the Salina Scorpions on Sunday, 9-8.

Ryder Cup Stays in Cheyenne Wells

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Most golf fans are aware of the intensively competitive world-renown Ryder Cup golf competition between the United States and Europe. The 44th Ryder Cup Matches will be held in Italy in autumn 2023 at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio near Rome.

Eads Eagles 10U Baseball Grabs Two Wins over the Week

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Eagles 10U Baseball team continued to enjoy good success this week as they grabbed two more wins in Eads including a 12-0 romp over Springfield on June 6, and a 14-4 win over Wiley on June 8.

Eads Babe Ruth Defeats Cheyenne Wells 15U Despite a Six Run Inning

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Eads Babe Ruth team consisting of players from 13-to-15 years of age was finally in action in Eads on Thursday, June 8 defeating the visitors from Cheyenne Wells, 18-10. Eads managed to push through a six-run seventh inning by the Tigers to get their first win of the summer season.

Rivals 14U Softball Group Drops Tournament Semifinal Game in Loveland

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Rivals 14U softball team had not been in action since May 14, but the hiatus did not affect them much as they continued where they left off with strong pitching, hitting, and aggressive baserunning. At the tournament in Loveland over the weekend, the 14U Rivals arrived at the semifinals game of the Sunday bracket after a strong pool play performance on Saturday and a win on Sunday morning.

Rivals 16U Win Back-to-Back Elite Tournaments in Kansas

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
It’s quite an achievement. The 16U Rivals softball team with players from the small towns of Eads, Wiley, McClave and Lamar have just won their second of two major softball tournaments in as many weeks.

Six-Man Football All-State Game Saturday in Hugo

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Many of the top senior (now graduated) six-man football players across the state will be getting together in Hugo on Saturday for the 2023 Colorado 6-Man All-State Football Game. This is the sixth edition of the game that puts the spotlight on the stand-out players from the smallest classification.

Eads Eagles 11U Competing Strong in Several Big Tournaments

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
Over the weekend the Eads Eagles 11U Baseball team traveled to their second tournament in Colorado after spending a couple of weekends over in Kansas. They were scheduled for a full two days of baseball in Arvada, but unfortunately the cold and strong rains washed them out on Saturday.

Summer Softball Heating up with Rivals 14U in Kansas

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The local summer softball traveling team known as the Rivals has two divisions traveling through Kansas and Colorado picking up a number of tournaments. The 16U Rivals started early and already had a couple of tournaments under their belt by the time the 14U Rivals began their summer competition.

Holly Drops Baseball Semifinals Heartbreaker to Flatirons Academy

| Bradley Simon | Sports
The Holly Wildcats came into the Colorado 1A State Final Four Tournament for the third year in a row on Thursday, May 18 at All-Star Park in Lakewood, Colorado but came away with a disappointing loss in the semifinals game to Flatirons Academy. Holly entered the game as the #1 seed while Flatirons came in as the #4 seed.

Impressive Repeat Championships the Story of the 1A State Track & Field Meet

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
The Colorado 1A State Track & Field meet concluded on Saturday at Jeffco Stadium in Denver with an impressive collection of athletes who made the podium, some not as high on the podium as they would have liked, but others surprised they were among the best in the state on display. The weather was unsettled, a bit rainy and cold for a lot of the meet resulting in results that may have not have been as good as expected.
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