Three Hotchkiss Bulldogs earned Class 1A Western Slope All-Conference football honors for 2018, and two were named to the All-Conference first team.
In nine games, junior running back Jace Peebles rushed for 1,081 yards and seven touchdowns in 136 carries, 278 yards on kick returns, and 81 yards on punt returns for a total 1,440 all-purpose yards. Peebles was ranked first in the conference in rushing, and in average yards per game with 120.1. At safety, Peebles also had 42 solo and 38 assisted tackles. On special teams he averaged over 23 yards per punt return and 27 yards per punt.
All-Conference sophomore linebacker Adam Smith was ranked second in the conference in tackles with 100 -- 20 solo, 80 assists. On offense Smith completed eight carries for 47 yards.
Senior defensive lineman Elysah Shaw received All-Conference honorable mention.
On Dec. 2, officers of the Delta Police Department responded to a report of an assault. Officers spoke with a 64-year-old male with a bleeding injury on his neck.