Play ball! The City of Yuma’s plan for summer recreation at the Jeff Armstrong Ball Field complex was approved by the Yuma County Task Force last Friday. Registration was this week, and games will begin next week. The leagues will last for six weeks. Girls softball will play on Mondays,Continue Reading

Yuma High School student-athletes got back into the weight room this week. Wednesday morning was the first day for the workouts, after YHS’s plan was approved by the Yuma County Task Force last Friday. “It’s just going to be nice to get them moving again,” YHS athletic director Michael DischnerContinue Reading

Yuma High School is working in concert with the other high schools in Yuma County to develop a plan allowing student/athletes to get in workouts this summer. YHS Athletic Director Michael Dischner said the schools are working together with the Yuma County Task Force. He said the task force hasContinue Reading

The City of Yuma still has not ruled out having some summer recreation programs. City Manager Scott Moore said Yuma staff is working with the City of Wray so both have similar plans in place to take to the Yuma County Task Force. The task force consists of local governmentContinue Reading

Yuma High School is beginning to make plans to at least get student-athletes in the weight room in the near future, but nothing is set in stone yet. In an email sent to Colorado High School Activities Association member schools last week, Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green informed the membership that onContinue Reading

Changes likely are coming to Class 2A baseball. The Colorado High School Activities Association Legislative Council was to vote on the proposed changes during its virtual meeting this week. Yuma High School coach Brady Nighswonger said the changes call for the elimination of district tournaments, and expanding the regular seasonContinue Reading

In an email sent to Colorado High School Activities Association member schools earlier this week, Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green informed the membership that on June 1 the moratorium against in-person condition sessions between coaches and high school participants will be lifted. Starting on that day, any decisions regarding athletics and activitiesContinue Reading

The glory days for Yuma High School boys track and field definitely were from the mid-1990s through the early 2000s. Led by legendary coach Bill Kalb, the Indians consistently posted high finishes in the team points at the Class 3A Track and Field Championships. Finishing in the top 10 wasContinue Reading

It was seven years ago that Yuma High School baseball won its first-ever district championship. The 2013 team set the standard in winning the program’s first district title, as well as wins in the regular season, going 15-3 heading into district. The Indians entered the Class 2A District 7 TournamentContinue Reading