It is only the middle of January but a league championship could be hanging in the balance, Friday in the Eagles Nest. “It will be a huge game for us,” Yuma High School boys basketball coach Dave Sheffield said. “There’s a lot implications involved.” The Indians started 2020 like theyContinue Reading

It seems like a new-look Yuma High School girls basketball team is evolving into a contender once again. The Indians have had two strong performances, including the 2020 debut at Akron, to improve to 3-4 overall, 1-0 in the Lower Platte Activities Association. It is just in time, too, asContinue Reading

Yuma’s wrestlers seem to get better every week. The Indians are at Wiggins for a tournament on Saturday after a great showing in Lamar last Saturday. “We wrestled really well at Lamar,” coach Rory Lynch said. Yuma finished second in the 17-team field. Lamar won its own tournament with 278Continue Reading

Yuma High School’s girls wrestlers have had a great 2020 so far, and have one more regular-season tournament. The Indians are in Loveland on Saturday for one last tournament before getting a week off prior to their regional tournament in early February. They also will have a dual at homeContinue Reading

The Yuma High School wrestlers already got things going last weekend, now the rest of the winter sports teams will resume their seasons this week. YHS’s top-ranked boys basketball team gets back to action Friday at Akron in the Lower Platte Activities Association opener for both squads. The Indians wentContinue Reading

Several Yuma High School graduates have continued their education while also competing in athletics at the collegiate level. It’s about time the Pioneer takes a look at how it is going for all of them. Tara Traphagan, a 2016 YHS graduate, has concluded a very successful career with the UniversityContinue Reading

The year 2019 was another great one for the local sports scene. Double state championships in basketball for the second straight year, incredible efforts in track and field, the baseball team making a run to the regional final, the football team finding its way to the playoffs for the firstContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s football team finished third in the tough North Central Conference, and made the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. That success was reflected in the postseason awards and six Indians were named to the 2019 All-NCC Team by the conference’s coaches. League champion Limon, whichContinue Reading

Yuma High School’s volleyball team had three players selected to the 2019 All-Lower Platte Activities Association Team.League champion Merino had four selections, and Wiggins joined Yuma with three picks. Yuma All-LPAA Reagan Nolin — The senior had a great ending to her high school volleyball career, helping lead the IndiansContinue Reading