Photo by Wayne Crick These four Lady Panther athletes set a new Delta High School record in the 3200m relay in 2013. From the left, Clarissa Whiting, Skylyn Webb, Mykayla Music and Cleo Whiting combined talents to set a new record for the 3200m relay with a…
Several area athletes were honored for their committment to track in 2013. Class 4A selections to this year's All-State track team include freshman Greta Van Calcar (Palisade) and Glenwood Springs senior Auston Tribble.
Photo by Tamie Meck Cedaredge wrestler Zac Anderson attempts to stack his opponent at the fourth annual Paonia Summer Duals wrestling camp. Cedaredge and Delta brought several young wrestlers to this camp.Summer wrestling tends to be a bit different than the…
After a lackluster showing at the Warrior Classic and a dual loss to Cedaredge last week, Hotchkiss rumbled to a tie for second place at Saturday's Eagle Valley Invitational.
The Bulldogs, who were open in three weight classes, had two championships, two second-place finishers and one fourth place to earn 140 points at the 18-team tournament; the host Eagle Valley Devils placed six wrestlers in the top four to earn 140 points.
Jesse Head pinned his way to a first-place finish at 138 pounds, putting away fourth-ranked Anthony Watt of Meeker in 1:57 for the championship.
Joe Boyle also claimed a tournament championship. Boyle, who started the season at 152 pounds, defeated fourth-ranked George Stagg of Grand Valley, 9-0, to advance to the 145-pound championship round. He defeated Ruben Chagoya of Basalt, 9-8, for the win.
Garrett Toothaker had two pins at 113 pounds to advance to the championship round, where he was pinned in 3:03 to top-seeded Tristin Pelloni of Meeker.
Senior heavyweight Zach Taylor is back on the mat after recovering from a football injury. Taylor pinned Austin Reed of Coal Ridge in 3:04 and defeated Steamboat Springs, 4-2, to advance to the finals.
Taylor placed second after losing by pinfall to Stephen Terrazas of West Grand.
Senior Tony Ibarra had to wrestle back to the finals after a first-round loss at 160 pounds to Isaac Bair of Grand Junction Central. Ibarra pinned his way to the third-place round, where he was defeated by North Park's Derrick Richard.
Tanner Bizer (126) opened with a loss by pin fall to Ty Morton of Cedaredge, then avenged last Thursday's loss to Beau Hebert of Cedaredge with a pin in 2:50. Bizer ended the tournament at 1-2.
The Bulldogs will dual the Eagles at Paonia this Thursday at 6 p.m., then head to Salida where they'll dual Payton on Friday.
On Saturday, the Bulldogs will compete at the 41st annual Rob Mickel Memorial.