The Yuma High School girls basketball team experienced a rough start to its season with a 61-37 loss at Brush, Thursday night. A new-look lineup, breaking in a new system under first-year head coach Jeremy Robinson, ran into an experienced Beetdiggers squad that featured plenty of scoring options. Brush quicklyContinue Reading

Wrestling returned to The Pit, Thursday night. The mats were rolled out on the venerable old gym’s floor for the first time in nearly a year as the Yuma High School wrestlers opened their shortened Season B with a sweep of Highland and Sterling in a triangular hosted by theContinue Reading

Jeremy Robinson picked a heck of a year to become the head coach for Yuma High School girls basketball. “Not a good year for a new program, but it is what it is,” he said Monday prior to the first official practice for the shortened Season B. “The girls haveContinue Reading

It is finally time to have something to play for. “It’s just good to be in a spot to get to do something,” Yuma High School boys basketball head coach Dave Sheffield said Monday, prior to the first official practice. The Indians first actual high school-sanctioned game is next Thursday,Continue Reading

At this point it appears Colorado high school basketball players are going to have to wear masks during games in Season B — though there is a petition effort underway to get that changed. Practices officially started this past Monday, with games beginning next week. District and high school leadersContinue Reading

Yuma High School Boys Basketball — At Brush, Thursday, January 28, JV 4 p.m., C-team 5:30 p.m., Varsity 7 p.m.; vs. Limon, home, Saturday, January 30, JV 1 p.m., C-team 2:30 p.m., Varsity 4 p.m. Girls Basketball — At Brush, Thursday, January 28, JV 4 p.m., Varsity 5:30 p.m., C-teamContinue Reading

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