There is a new AD in town. Presley Papachek has taken the reigns as athletic director for Yuma High School and Yuma Middle School. Dave Sheffield filled that role for the spring semester, but now is serving as assistant principal at YHS. “I’m just trying to stay above water,” PapachekContinue Reading

Yuma County softball is going to be a cooperative venture for the 2022 season. Yuma and Wray high schools have entered a co-op agreement so the girls from each school can have a season. Yuma had 11 girls wanting to play softball, but no coaches, and Wray have eight interestedContinue Reading

The Yuma Baseball Organization’s Jeff Armstrong Baseball Tournament had a successful run last weekend at the City of Yuma’s Jeff Armstrong Ball Park Complex. The weather was nearly perfect, with highs in the 70s both days, though it was a bit chilly for the morning games. Yuma’s 10U team cruisedContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s baseball team had two players named to the All-Lower Platte Activities Association team by the league’s coaches. Yahir Trejo — The senior hit .288 with five doubles and drove in 11 runs, and also scoring 18 times. He had a 2-3 pitching record with a 4.54 earnedContinue Reading

The Yuma Baseball Organization’s Jeff Armstrong Tournament will be this weekend at the Jeff Armstrong Ball Park complex. A total of 14 teams will be participating, eight in the 12U division and six in the 10U division. In 12U, Yuma will be in Pool A with Brush, Wray and EastContinue Reading

Area high schools were well represented in the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s All-State Games, held last week at CSU-Pueblo. Yuma High School graduate Clay Robinson played for the White team in the basketball tournament. His team won both of its games to claim the title. Haxtun’s Owen Knode alsoContinue Reading

Yuma’s youth travel baseball teams swept the Sterling Tournament titles, last weekend. The 11-12 year old team went 5-0 in the tournament, beating the team from Sidney, Nebraska, in the championship game. Pictured above right are Stevie Seward, Jaxson Wall, Christopher Wario, Bryan Montes, Jaden Ramirez, Osvaldo Pensado, David Gaytan,Continue Reading