The payoff for this past weekend for the Cedaredge High School girls basketball team won’t come to fruition until later in the season. In the short-term, it might even wear them out a bit.
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Every match has a swell of emotion for the Delta High School Wrestling team.
Nothing tests a team early in the season quite like close games. At this point, the Cedaredge boys basketball team has aced its pressure-packed exams.
Recognition for athletic accomplishment is good. Recognition for a strong process is better.
The Delta High School girls swim team saw strong competition at a classic meet in Glenwood Springs on Friday, then grew as a team during the relay meet the next day.
While North Fork High School wrestling coach Nick Wiggins said there’s talent to be found up and down the roster, but the difference in depth, especially for small schools, often comes in the heavier weight classes.
Strong competition breeds strong wrestlers.
Ten games in three days.
Jillian Carlson represented the Delta High School girls swimming team with great performances at last year’s Class 3A state meet.
Expectations are high in the wrestling room at Cedaredge High School.
Despite losing to the three-time defending 1A state champion Limon Badgers in the quarterfinals, the North Fork Miners have a lot of successes to be proud of in the inaugural season. Qualifying for the playoffs in the first year is just one.
Everything is brand new for the Delta High School boys basketball team.
No state experience, nothing to lose.
The hard work was taken care of during the football season for the North Fork High School boys basketball program.
This year’s seniors for the Cedaredge High School girls basketball team learned a lot during their junior year. They saw Kammie Henderson earn second-team all-state honors — the only 2A player on the Western Slope in the top 10 spots. They won the 2A/1A Western Slope League and beat several …
The Panthers football season ended in Greeley when they lost to the University Bulldogs 28-14. The Panthers grabbed an early lead on a 15-yard sweep by running back Esai Carrillo to give the Panthers a 7-0 advantage. The Bulldogs answered on the next drive connecting on a touchdown pass.
The North Fork High School volleyball team’s season ended Saturday at the hands of one of the juggernauts of Class 3A.
It was the thinnest, most heartbreaking of margins.
The annual Montrose Youth Football League championship was held in Delta at Panther Stadium this past Saturday. The fifth- and sixth-grade tackle football teams representing communities in Montrose and Delta Counties play an eight game season then split off into county playoffs.
The North Fork High School boys cross-country team made the most of a trip to state to send off its many seniors.
In her nine seasons with the Delta High School volleyball program, Beth Nelson has never had a team perform better at the Coal Ridge tournament to close out the regular season.
The defense for the North Fork High School volleyball team is still going strong.
There isn’t an ounce of selfishness in Ty Walck’s body.
The North Fork Miners head into the 1A playoffs as the number 8 seed. They will face off against Wiggins (9).
An undefeated league run.
Moffat County showed up with nine players to face the Delta High School boys soccer team last Saturday, so the Panthers played with nine players on the field, too.
The Delta Thundercats earned a bid to the MYFL Super Bowl for the second year in a row.
When North Fork High School volleyball coach Ce’rra Westerman first started working with Kacie McCollum, the junior struggled with approaching to the ball when hitting.
It’s not often two football teams square off in a 1A Western Slope Conference game and the biggest takeaway is strong passing.
In the 13 years that Delta head coach Ben Johnson has been in charge of the program, he has been highly successful. Interestingly enough though, he had only won one league championship. Now make it two. The undefeated Moffat County Bulldogs came to Delta Friday night and went home with their…
As of Oct. 18 the North Fork Miners are ranked 11 in the 1A CHSAA RPI standings. The Miners had dropped two games in a row but returned to their winning ways against league opponent Roaring Fork.
The North Fork High School volleyball team picked up three victories last week to remain in the hunt for the 3A Western Slope League title.
The Delta High School softball team saw its season end at the Class 3A Region 6 Tournament in Limon with a 9-3 loss to Fort Lupton.
Four turnovers from the North Fork offense was too much to overcome for the football team Friday night against Meeker. Meeker senior running back Kelton Turner ran for 256 of the team’s 305 total offensive yards, all on the ground. He also scored three touchdowns on the way to a 30-13 victory.
The North Fork High School volleyball team split a pair of matches this week, with a sweep of league opponent Roaring Fork and a non-league loss to top-ranked Meeker.
It was a busy final week of the regular season for the Cedaredge softball team, which finished 2-5 in that stretch.
Freshman Paige Kehmeier dropped some time and the Delta High School girls cross-country team had a strong team showing against larger schools during the Warrior Lincoln Park Classic Southwestern League Championships on last Thursday.
When Luke Maxey touches the football, Cedaredge High School football coach Craig Cerise knows there’s big-play potential.
Friday night the Delta Panthers cruised into Aspen to face the Skiers on homecoming night. They also cruised to another 2A victory. To date, the Panthers have outscored their 2A opponents 244-8 including the 56-0 victory against Aspen. Friday night they led 35-0 by halftime and 42-0 early in…
Enjoying the best night in his young high school career, freshman quarterback Ty Reed would score five times. Only attempting five passes on the night, he connected on all of them. Three resulted in touchdowns. Reed finished the night with a passer rating of 177.1 and 245 total yards, 152 th…
Some losses mean more than others.
When the Delta High School volleyball team dropped its first set against North Fork last Tuesday, it made Panthers coach Beth Nelson uneasy. She knew about the strong season the Miners are having, as well as the historical success of Paonia, Hotchkiss and its collective coaches.
It was a busy week for the Cedaredge High School softball team.
In its inaugural season, there are a lot of firsts for the North Fork Miners football team. But suffering the first loss as a team is one that could have waited. The Buena Vista Demons had other ideas as they remained undefeated for the 2021 season.
A late surge by the Delta High School softball team came up just short on Friday and the Panthers fell 5-3 to Montrose.
The North Fork High School volleyball team bounced back following its 3-1 loss to Delta last Tuesday.
The Delta High School girls cross-country team, as well as the North Fork boys, notched strong team finishes against larger schools during Pantherfest 2021 on Friday at Confluence Park.
The inaugural football season for the North Fork Miners keeps getting better as each week passes. On Friday night the Miners beat the Grand Valley Cardinals by a score of 49-7. North Fork’s prolific ground game racked up 295 yards led by senior Mordecai White. White gained 125 yards on 18 ca…
Paige Kehmeier won a local race for the Delta High School girls cross-country team and was among the top finishers at a prestigious event this past weekend.
Turnovers hurt the Cedaredge High School football team on offense last Friday night and Monte Vista’s rushing attack was too much on the defensive side as the Bruins fell 32-6.
The Delta High School volleyball team bounced back from a loss against Palisade — a challenging, cross-classification opponent — with a sweep of Roaring Fork last week.
The home confines were friendly to the Delta High School softball team last week.
The Cedaredge High School volleyball team swept Ridgway 25-18, 25-10, 25-17 last Thursday to bounce back from a pair of losses one week prior.
The North Fork Miners made their home debut in Hotchkiss on Friday night. It was also their opener for league play. It couldn’t have gone any better with a 55-0 blowout victory over the visiting Olathe Pirates.
After a win last week, the Cedaredge High School Bruins had a hard game and unfortunately came away with a loss.
The Miners brought home another win this past week, and the coach said she hopes there’s more success to come.
Being away from their home court was no problem for the Delta High School Panthers this week as they brought home two wins bringing the team to 3-0 in league play and 5-3 overall.
This week had the Delta High School Panthers changing their strategy once again as multiple players were out due to injury and COVID quarantine.
Delta High School cross country team competed in back to back meets this week, and both the boys and the girls continue to place in the top 15.
The Delta Panthers have now outscored their 2A opponents 125 to 8 in their first three conference games. Their domination continued this week on the road at Cortez with a 49-8 victory. Their lone hiccup came at the hands of 3A Palisade homecoming week.
The Panthers and Bruins came together for another close match Sept. 14.
Cedaredge High School golfThe Bruins participated in two tournaments last week. The first was the Bulldog Invitational Sept. 13 at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The team placed 11th place with a score of 308. (Top three teams: Steamboat Springs 231, Vail Mountain 234, and Palisade 244). Senior B…