Once again, Hotchkiss claimed the win at the annual North Fork Bowl gridiron game against Paonia. The Bulldogs scored three first-half touchdowns and took advantage of seven Eagles' turnovers to win Friday night's game, 39-6, at Paonia.
This Friday, the communities of Paonia and Hotchkiss will be cheering as their hometown football teams play out their annual rivalry at Paonia. While the winners take home the North Fork Bowl trophy, which Hotchkiss has claimed the past five years, there's more at stake this year than just bragging rights.
When Natalie Anderson found out her 3A cross country team would be splitting off with Paonia High School and dropping to Class 2A, she already knew who her strongest competition would be.
Crested Butte's Amber Scott and Telluride's Rachel Hampton are ranked first and second going into today's 2A Region 4 meet.
The Lady Bulldogs suffered a disappointing three-set loss to visiting Rangely Friday. With three games remaining, Hotchkiss is in seventh place in the 2A Western Slope League with a 5-10 overall, 2-6 league record.