Saturday August 23, 2014

Prep sports teams are preparing for their opening contests, mostly coming in the next two weeks, with several teams seeing action this week.
Scrimmages have been played, with final touches being made to offenses and defenses in football, volleyball and softball.

A group of 24 runners from the North Fork area, Cedaredge, DeBeque, Grand Junction, Craig, Fort Collins and Nebraska teamed up to run Ragnar Colorado 2014.
Calling themselves NCIS Colorado (Near Collapse In Snowmass), the all-women team completed the 194-mile, 36-leg relay from Copper Mountain Resort to Snowmass in roughly 35.5 hours.

After finishing fourth in the regular season in Men’s Slowpitch, Hellman Chevy won the recently played season-ending tournament at Mountain View Park.
Mylar’s Auto Refinishing was the regular-season champion at 11-1, with Moralez Trucking finishing second at 9-3 and Delta Metals Crusaders third at 8-4.

The 14th annual Wells Fargo Classic Golf Tournament went well for Tempe, Ariz., residents Kim Eaton and Pat Kuntz. The duo claimed its second straight tournament title in last weekend’s flighted tournament held at Devil’s Thumb Golf Course in Delta.

Zack Allen of Hotchkiss was the overall winner of Saturday’s Delta County Fair Stampede for Beef 5k Run/Walk. Allen ran the 3.2-mile Barrow Mesa loop in 24 minutes, 17 seconds.

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