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

On the 20-year anniversary year of Liberty beating Idalia in an all-time classic 6-man championship game, the Stratton/Liberty Knighted Eagles and Fleming Wildcats played another one for the ages. Toby Kechter was one of the main players for Liberty in that memorable win in 1999, and now is the coachContinue Reading

The following players have been selected to the 2019 All-YWKC Volleyball Team. All -YWKC Becca Bleak, jr., Otis; Alison Davis, so., Lone Star; AnnaLise Glosson, jr., Otis; Mary Jefferson, sr., Arickaree/Woodlin; Andrea Kuntz, jr., Lone Star; Idhaly Martinez, jr., Lone Star; Camren Morris, so., Idalia; Rachel Patterson, sr., Otis; BrisaContinue Reading

It did not quite go as the Yuma High School volleyball hoped, last week at the Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament in Denver. The Indians were in the program’s eighth straight 2A tournament, but for the first time during that stretch came home winless. They lost to Simla in fourContinue Reading

By KC Holtman The Otis Bulldogs earned themselves a place at the Class 1A State Volleyball Tournament held at the Denver Coliseum last Thursday through Saturday, and made a great run at the Big Show.. The Bulldogs went in as the 10th seed, sneaking in as a wildcard after losingContinue Reading