The final home game of the season is Saturday for the Yuma High School football team. It also will be the Tribe’s Homecoming game as the Wiggins Tigers visit for a 1 p.m. kickoff. Yuma is 2-2, with a shot at a winning record in the six-game season, after claimingContinue Reading

Pandemic messing with Stratton/Liberty schedule The pandemic is messing a bit with the Stratton/Liberty football team’s schedule. The second-ranked Knighted Eagles are 4-0 on the season, but their last one came via forfeit by Hi-Plains. The teams’ game had been moved to this past Monday due to some COVID casesContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s football team will be playing its fourth game of this unusual 2020 season, when the Indians travel to Burlington, Saturday afternoon. Burlington will be playing its second game. The Cougars opened the season October 8 with a 43-12 loss at Wray. The high school then had toContinue Reading

Stratton/Liberty is going to get its shot at Monday night football. The Knighted Eagles’ game at Seibert against Hi-Plains has been moved to 5 p.m. Monday due to COVID-19 cases at Hi-Plains. Stratton/Liberty will take an undefeated record to Seibert, sitting at 3-0 after rolling to a 62-0 win atContinue Reading

Yuma High School softball had one player honored on 2020 Lower Platte Activities Association All-Conference team. Alivia Weathers earned honorable mention. The junior attends Lone Star, but played for the Indians this year due to her normal fall sport of gymnastics, in which she is a state placer in 4A,Continue Reading

Perhaps we will have a clearer picture of the Yuma High School football team after Friday night. The Indians have been at the extreme ends of the spectrum in their first two games — losing 40-0 at top-ranked Limon in the season opener, then returning the favor with a 43-0Continue Reading

Yuma High School’s cross country runners got a taste for what it’s like to compete at the state championships, last Saturday. The YHS girls team and one from the boys’ team competed in the Class 2A Cross Country Championships at the Norris Penrose Events Center in Colorado Springs. A totalContinue Reading

Stratton/Liberty wins big, but suffers big loss Second-ranked Stratton/Liberty will be headed to Miami Yoder on Friday for a non-conference game. The Knighted Eagles are 2-0 after last Friday’s 66-27 win over Eads. It was a bittersweet win, however, as senior Jaret Lichty suffered a serious injury early in theContinue Reading

A historical season for Yuma High School cross country became even more so last Thursday. The 2020 campaign already is noteworthy for the combined success of the girls and boys teams in the same season, including both winning team titles at the same meet. Both also have been ranked asContinue Reading

The Yuma and Platte Canyon football teams opened their seasons this past week against the top two teams in Class 1A. Yuma met up with top-ranked Limon on Monday night, suffering a 40-0 loss, while Platte Canyon lost 41-0 to No. 2 Strasburg last Saturday. Now, after such difficult openers,Continue Reading