Basketball players will be required to wear masks when their pandemic-shortened season begins later this month, at least according to the latest modifications from the Colorado High School Activities Association. Wrestlers will not be required to wear masks when in one-on-one situations, either in practice or in an actual competition.Continue Reading

Well, the 2020 Sports Year in Review definitely is going to be shorter than most years. COVID-19 wiped out months of competitions, resulted in shortened seasons and stole a chance for the YHS boys basketball team win a third straight state title. Still, the year was not a total loss,Continue Reading

The start of Season B sports has been delayed, following communication between the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado High School Activities Association late Sunday night. This change also affects the planned start of Seasons C and D, which have also been delayed. Locally, the changeContinue Reading

The Stratton/Liberty Knighted Eagles gave it a good battle but simply ran into an excellent Fleming Wildcats squad, last Thursday in the 6-man state championship game at CSU-Pueblo. The Knighted Eagles kept it close early, but Fleming eventually pulled away to a 60-28 victory. It was the second straight yearContinue Reading

A winning season by the Yuma High School football team led to decent showing among the All-North Central Conference selections as picked by the coaches. The picks were announced earlier this week as the unusual 2020 season came to an end last week with all seven classifications holding their stateContinue Reading

The all-conference selections for the area’s 6-man football leagues were released this week. Northeast Conference Junior Flores, Weldon Valley, sr.; Yahir Enriquez, Idalia, jr.; Samuel Koolstra, Arickaree/Woodlin, jr.; Tyler Reynolds, Otis, sr.; Riley Hughes, Weldon Valley, sr.; Koy Smith, Idalia, jr.; Logan Wright, Arickaree/Woodlin, so.; Eduardo Estrada, Idalia, so.; AngelContinue Reading

The delayed and shortened 2020 high school football season was an interesting one for sure. Somehow, however, the Yuma High School Indians successfully navigated through seven games without missing a single contest, finishing 4-3 in the process. It was the second straight year the Indians finished with a winning record,Continue Reading

Not bad. Not bad at all. Or, to put it in a more-positive way, great job; great job indeed. In a most unusual of seasons, the Yuma High School football team closed out the shortened 2020 campaign with a 58-6 shellacking of visiting Prospect Ridge Academy, Friday night, even withContinue Reading

Stratton/Liberty’s conditioning should be a little better by the time the Knighted Eagles host Cheyenne Wells on Saturday in the 6-man semifinals. The second-seed Knighted Eagles were playing their first game in four weeks when they hosted Briggsdale last Saturday in a quarterfinal game at Liberty. They ran out toContinue Reading

Another game at Powell Field that looked promising ended in bitter defeat, last Friday night for the Yuma High School football team. However, the Indians get one more chance to end this most unusual of 2020 seasons on a positive note. It took some scrambling earlier this week, but theContinue Reading