Sports Bulletin

A brief rundown of sporting events and scores in the Valley

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Sanford downs visiting Farmers

Sanford welcomed Sargent for a Saturday night showdown in which Sargent’s girls fell short of a comeback 37-27 while the Sanford boys controlled the game from the first tip off to the final buzzer in a 60-45 finish.

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Mean Moose splits with Centauri in Alamosa

Alamosa’s boys and Centauri’s girls both added another notch to their win columns in an IML showdown on Friday night.

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Monte Vista wrestling falls on the road to Bayfield


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T-Birds sink Vikings in Center

Thursday night Sangre de Cristo went to Center where they would take down the Vikings in two lopsided affairs. Sangre de Cristo’s girls (11-0-0) prevailed, taking a 62-19 final; the boys followed suit with a 53-20 finish

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Sierra Grande basketball earns two big wins at home

nito Trojans for a 1A mixer. The lady Panthers (5-4-0) shocked the 8th ranked Trojans (7-3-0) in a 61-51 game. The Sierra Grande boys (6-3-0) gave a similar performance with a 62-40 victory over Antonito’s boys (0-9-0).

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T-Birds sink Vikings in Center

Thursday night Sangre de Cristo went to Center where they would take down the Vikings in two lopsided affairs. Sangre de Cristo’s girls (11-0-0) prevailed, taking a 62-19 final, the boys followed suit with a 53-20 finish.

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Prep Basketball RPI rankings are out

For the first week of the basketball season CHSAA has posted the official Rating Percentage Index rankings for each team in high school basketball. Let’s take a look at the top ten in each class.

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Fifth grader wins first place at ‘Who’s Bad’ Nationals

Center Wrestling Club fifth grader Xaria Traversie-Rodriguez won first place at the “Who’s Bad” Rocky Mountain Nationals last weekend.

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Alamosa boys charge back in second half

Alamosa hosted Montezuma-Cortez over the weekend. The wrestling squad took care of business at Adams State University.

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Moose wrestlers win home tournament

The Alamosa wrestlers had themselves a busy weekend. After having a dual with Montezuma-Cortez, which they took handily 73-3, they had to get up bright and early for their home tournament, the Alamosa Invitational. From 9 o’clock in the morning until the sun went down the 11 teams in attendance battled for supremacy.

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Pirates total 13 second-half points, lose at Bayfield

Head coach Jeff Lehnus knew that his Wolverines rushed things a bit much as the first quarter of Saturday evening’s 3A Intermountain League contest wound down inside BHS Gymnasium.

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Lady Pirates sunk in final seconds at Bayfield

Stung not once, but twice by opposing center/forward Jordan Lanning’s last-second shooting at the end of a quarter, Monte Vista’s girls unluckily dropped their second 3A Intermountain League game in as many days Saturday afternoon on the road.

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Thunderbirds keep streaks alive against Sargent

On Thursday night Sangre de Cristo’ basketball squads traveled west on the Seven mile to meet their league rival Sargent.

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Students earn black belts

Justin Carterage 18, Jocelynn age 15, and Riley Valdez age 11, tested for the rank of 1st Dan Black Belt in the martial art of Taekwondo on October 7, 2017.

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Mean Moose tops Conflict in Cleveland tournament

Over the weekend the Mean Moose wrestling team took part in the Conflict in Cleveland tournament hosted by Cleveland High School in New Mexico. With a score of 271 Alamosa beat out 16 other schools to take first place.

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Alamosa splits league schedule opener with Pagosa

The Alamosa girls fell to the Pirates by a score of 53-31. The boys added another notch to the win column with a 48-26 victory over Pagosa Springs.

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Local teams splash preliminary rankings

CHSAA has released another ranking based on the votes of coaches and media officials. There is still a week before the official rating percentage index scores begin to go up.

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Adams State hosts number three of four game home stand

The Grizzlies hosted conference rival University of Colorado-Colorado Springs on Friday night. The women fell short of a comeback 60-52 and the men found themselves on the wrong end of a nail-biter falling 83-81.

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Centauri gets in tune against Miners

The Falcons christened their newly waxed court on Thursday night with two drubbings of the Trinidad Miners.

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High school sports are back to action

After taking a well-deserved reprieve the teams from the valley are getting back to it this week.

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Grizzlies roar out of holiday hibernation

Saturday night Plachy Hall reopened their doors after taking a little time off for Christmas. The host Grizzlies closed out 2017 with a bang, the women taking down Chadron State 87-78 and the men pleasing the crowd with a come from behind nail biter 75-74.

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Valley Sports, 2017 in review

ALAMOSA — As we near the end of the year it's a good time to look forward to new exciting possibilities and dreams in our own lives. Some people like to make New Year's Resolutions as a promise of betterment to themselves. But this is also a time to look back to revel and reflect on past accomplishments. With that in mind we delved into the past years worth of articles to remember the stories that made headlines, recognize the feats that made people sit up and take notice, and relive the accomplishments that made history .

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Holiday Weight Loss Challenge Check-in-Jesus Felix

People all over the Valley are participating in the San Luis Valley Weight Loss Challenge. It's important to remember healthy diet along with getting up and getting active.

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Sanford and Alamosa compete at State Spirit Championship

The State Spirit Championship took place over the weekend of December 8th at the Denver Coliseum.

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Alamosa Parks and Rec crowns youth basketball champions

The fifth and sixth graders of the Valley stayed busy over this past season with youth basketball. After a productive season the champions were named.

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Residents rein in holiday spirit at Rudolph Run

Saturday evening the Round-UP Rudolph Run 5k got the starting gun at Cole Park. Runners ranged from serious distance runners and 5k enthusiasts to whole families looking to get out and about in fun and exciting costumes.

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3v3 Live Soccer Tournament comes to Alamosa

ALAMOSA – This past weekend on August 12th 3v3 Live presented by Bownet continued their soccer tournament tour in Carroll Park with participants hailing from Alamosa, Pueblo, New Mexico and Texas.

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Valley Courier welcomes new sports editor

ALAMOSA — The Valley Courier is proud to announce its newest addition. Stephen Jiron has been named the new sports editor for the Courier.

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GATORS are Division II first place winners

LAMAR — On August 4-6, the local swim team Ski Hi Aquatic GATORS competed in the Summer State Championships in Lamar.

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El Pomar SLV Regional Council gives awards

ALAMOSA — From groups fostering children to dogs and from those promoting arts to local foods, a variety of San Luis Valley nonprofit organizations received funding from the El Pomar Foundation’s San Luis Valley Regional Council on Tuesday.

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High school youth train for cycling competitions

VALLEY — The Rio Grande Composite Rattlers are one team — eight high school students as competitive riders, four acting administrators-coaches — participating in the 2017 Colorado High School Cycling Association season, which encompasses four active meets

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San Luis Valley Fair features different kind of athletes

Featured action from Thursday's SLV Fair

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Women's Softball League Runner Up

Marty's Maintenance team is the runner up for 2017 in the City of Alamosa Parks & Recreation softball league competition.

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Women's Softball League Champs

The Rubi Slipper Brewsers are the 2017 Women's Softball League champions.

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Former athlete takes inspiring walk across America

MONTE VISTA— On April 21 Sebastien Jacques began a 5,000 km walk in Virginia Beach, Va. Jacques’ walk is an emotional journey and a personal symbol of determination, courage and hope for himself, but more importantly a symbol to inspire others to overcome

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Adams State announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class

ALAMOSA – Eight individuals and three national championship teams will be enshrined as members of the 2017 Adams State University Hall of Fame class.

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Women's Indoor Team named Scholar Team of the Year

Adams State University women's indoor track and field team have been named the 2017 Indoor Scholar Team of the Year by United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on July 27.

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Hovasse named to 2017 RMAC Preseason All-Conference

An hour prior to the 2017 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Media Day Kickoff, Adams State University wide receiver Chad Hovasse was named to the 2017 RMAC Preseason All-Conference team.

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Alamosa youth baseball/softball ends season

ALAMOSA— Here are the end of the season youth champions for each division for the City of Alamosa Parks & Recreation youth programs.

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Ski Hi Stampede features awesome rodeo action

Scenes from the Ski Hi Stampede rodeo action

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Alamosa team wins league championship

The 2017 Fastpitch softball champions, Alamosa, won the league championship Tuesday night in Monte Vista.

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Marathon is part of Russ Valdez's personal journey

SILVERTON/CAPULIN — When Russ Valdez qualified for the Hard Rock Hundred (HRH) Endurance Run July 14-16, he was both excited and humbled.

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Alamosa Youth Football Golf Tournament winners shared

ALAMOSA — Alamosa Youth Football Golf Tournament was a huge success on Saturday July 22.

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Antonito dedicates memorial to Coach Archuleta

ANTONITO — When Gerald “Tommy” Archuleta died in a traffic accident on April 10, 2017, he left behind memories, devotion and love.

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Demo Derby is Pioneer Days favorite

Images shared from Manassa Pioneer Days' popular demolition derby.

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Alamosa takes on some of Pueblo's best to win the SOCO tournament

Aggressive base running, solid pitching and great defense helped Alamosa’s 18 and under baseball team capture the championship of the SoCo (Southern Colorado) tournament here at Hobbs Field at Runyon Park with a 6-0 victory over Pueblo East on Tuesday nig

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AHS hosts lifting showcase

Alamosa High School hosted a lifting showcase.

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Centauri hosts skills camp

Area youth learn and practice skills during a basketball skills camp at Centauri this week.

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Ski Hi Stampede shares local entry registration information

MONTE VISTA — Local residents are invited to sign up for the Ski Hi Stampede Amateur Events 2017.

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Sutak Raceway presents Cat's Classic this weekend

ALAMOSA — Experience AMA-Pro Am motocross action at the Cat’s Classic Motocross this Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9 at the Sutak Raceway, 8131 Road 11 South, Alamosa.

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Alamosa High School baseball team hosts camp

The Alamosa High School summer baseball team, coached by Jason Romero and Tony Kechter, hosted a three-day camp at the high school field at OMS this week.

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Friday action at the Alamosa Round-UP

Scenes from Friday's PRCA Rodeo in Alamosa

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Perspectives on road bicycling in the San Juans

VALLEY — Road bicycling in the San Juan Mountains, or to widen the focus somewhat, in the San Luis Valley area of south-central and southwestern Colorado, offers excellent high altitude training opportunities.

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ASU baseball offers camp

ALAMOSA– Adams State University Baseball program will be hosting a Player Prospect camp for student athletes which will have an instructional session along with drill work to show case each player’s skills and allow the coaches to see how each individual

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Rookies win tournament

GREELEY — Colorado Rookies won the Six Seventeen tournament over the weekend.

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Del Norte runner wins two Creede races

CREEDE– As if winning the half-marathon (13.1 miles) wasn’t enough, Enrique Salcedo, Del Norte, of Kristi Mountain Sports fame, had to “cool off” so he ran the 6k a few minutes later and won that too, in the annual Run Off Run Off here, organized by the W

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ASU player drafted in MLB

ALAMOSA — An Adams State baseball player was drafted in the tenth round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday.

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SLV represented in CHSCA All State cross country

Athletes from San Luis Valley schools competed in the CHSCA All State cross country meets.

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Valley athletes compete at CHSCA All State

Featured are some highlights from the CHSCA All State games involving San Luis Valley athletes. Cross country photos will be shared on Wednesday.

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Adams State finishes 10th in Learfield Directors’ Cup

CLEVELAND – With a point total of 543.50, Adams State University concludes the 2016-17 athletic calendar in 10th place of the NCAA Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings.

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SLV represented in 2017 CHSCA All-State Games

ALAMOSA– From June 6-10, Adams State University will be the site of the 61st annual Colorado High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) All-State Games.

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Adams State gridiron great Bobby Saiz re-appears on Hall of Fame ballot

Almost 30 years later, they still haven’t made ’em quite like Bobby Saiz.

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Glen Martinez memorial 5K results announced

The 8th Annual Martinez 5K Run/Walk on May 28 drew 64 men and women participants to honor U.S. Marine Sgt. Glen E. Martinez who was killed in action when the Humvee he was riding in hit a roadside bomb in Iraq on May 2, 2008.

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Sgt. Glen Martinez Veterans Golf Tournament winners announced

With a beautiful day there were 16 teams participating in the 2017 Sgt. Glen Martinez Veterans Golf Tournament held at the Monte Vista Golf Course on May 28.

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Moose earn Baseball All-Conference honors

ALAMOSA—The Alamosa High School baseball squad concluded a winning 2017 season, finishing 13-6 (7-3 league).

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OMS wins soccer championship

ALAMOSA — The OMS soccer team had an incredible spring season in Pueblo.

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Martin top female in Bolder Boulder citizens division

BOULDER — When Lauren Martin was growing up in Alamosa, she was never far away from a track or cross country meet.

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Alamosa High School presents athletic awards

Alamosa High School’s booster club, Maroon Pride, hosted the annual athletic banquet on Wednesday evening

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Bill Metz Elementary students 'smile for a mile'

The annual Bill Metz Elementary Smile For A Mile run was held Wednesday morning.

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Gidabuday is Men’s Track Athlete of the Year

NEW ORLEANS – Adams State University sophomore Sydney Gidabuday will enter the NCAA Division II Championships as the South Central Region Men’s Track Athlete of the Year.

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Valley captures four state titles in shortened State Meet

LAKEWOOD—After some frustration from coaches around the state because of uncertainty by the Colorado High School Activities Association, the 2017 State Track and Field Championships made history this past weekend.

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ASU athlete alumni dies in car accident

ALAMOSA – It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that Adams State University reports the death of former student-athlete Melissa (Bouren) Crawford.

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Ballantyne, Gidabuday, Light earn RMAC awards

COLORADO SPRINGS – On Wednesday, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) announced their Outdoor Track & Field award winners with Adams State University Head Coach Rock Light, sophomore distance runner Sydney Gidabuday, and junior sprinter Micah Bal

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Ortega, Hackett qualify for state golf tournament

Alamosa girls golf took third at the regional tournament.

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Sargent advances to 2A state baseball

ALAMOSA– After surviving an all-SLV district tournament at Adams State College’s baseball stadium, Sargent drew a tough first-round state championship challenge facing Class 2A’s No. 1 seeded Paonia in a first-round game Friday at Hobbs Field in Pueblo at

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Alamosa baseball falls to Valley in district play

DELTA — The Alamosa High School baseball team lost 12-2 to Valley High School (Gilcrest) in the district region 8 tournament at Delta on Saturday

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AE Fun Run gets 'thumbs up'

Alamosa Elementary hosted the annual Spring Fun Run on Wednesday.

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Mean Moose, Falcons headed to regionals

ALAMOSA– Winners of 17 straight games, Lamar baseball grabbed the top overall seed in the Class 3A baseball regional tournament slated for Saturday at various sites and will determine who advances to state beginning May 19.

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ASU women claim RMAC championship

GUNNISON – On the final day of the RMAC Championships, the Adams State University women scored 109 points to surge ahead of rival Western State Colorado University and claim the 2017 team title

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Alamosa victorious in Senior Day sweep

ALAMOSA — Senior Day was memorable for the Alamosa Mean Moose baseball team. The weather was warm and the wind remained mostly calm as Alamosa swept the visiting Pagosa Springs Pirates in the final spring 2017 regular season double header on Saturday.

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City promotes outdoor activity

The City of Alamosa proclaimed Kids to Park Day.

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Romero brothers qualify for Amsoil Arenacross Nationals

VALLEY — Loren Stetson Romero is the official 2017 Amsoil Arenacross West Coast Champion in the Ultracross 50cc Class

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Grizzlies defeat Metro, advance in RMAC Tourney

GRAND JUNCTION—The Adams State University softball team on Thursday celebrated their first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) tournament win since 2015 where they went 2-2.

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Johnson is RMAC goalie of the year

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference released their All-Conference and yearly awards on May 2 for men's lacrosse. Several Grizzlies made the honorable mention list, while one came away with a major award.

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Errors undermine Vikings' work in Ignacio

IGNACIO—Five errors in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday afternoon cost the Vikings their one-run advantage, and as some would say, ultimately a potential road win against a non-league opponent currently playing its best baseball of the spring.

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ASU women start 3-game home stand today

After six road games to begin the season, Adams State University returns home for three consecutive home games at the ASU Lacrosse Field.

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Parkins pots six, Moose overrun Ignacio 7-0

IGNACIO—Despite Saturday morning’s wintry weather, it was clear Kara Bentley’s jets still hadn’t fully cooled after a late penalty kick, stemming from a dubious (and disputed) hand-ball infraction, allowed Montezuma-Cortez to snatch a 3-2 win the previous

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Broncos salute community with Del Norte stop

DEL NORTE— High Valley Community Center (HVCC) welcomed the community of Del Norte and surrounding areas Saturday, April 22 for an exciting event.

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Alamosa Parks & Rec shares volleyball champs

Congratulations to the volleyball champions in the city league.

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Tri-Star Basketball recognizes participants

The Alamosa Optimist Club would like to thank and congratulate the 65 San Luis Valley youth who participated in the Annual Optimist Tri-Star Basketball competition.

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Anaya autos in men’s 1500m

GUNNISON – The Western State Invitational concluded Saturday afternoon with Adams State University Track & Field athletes competing in sprints, the discus, and 1500m races.

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Moose swipe split pair with league-leading Bayfield

BAYFIELD—Despite a seventh-inning dual ejection, resulting in the removal from play of Alamosa’s offensive hero and Bayfield’s defensive goat (who’d been BHS’ Game 1 defensive hero, however), there was still work to be done beneath a plummeting sun Monday

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DN Tigresses take down Lady Cats, 4-nil

Getting a second-minute goal through traffic from freshman forward Kendra Parra, as well as an 81st-minute finish from senior Ashley Rivera only seconds before the full-time whistle, DNHS earned a 4-nil road win at Ignacio.

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Martinez Memorial events set May 28

MONTE VISTA — This is the 9th year of the 5K Run/Walk and Veterans Golf Tournament held at the Monte Vista Golf Course on May 28th to benefit the Sgt. Glen E. Martinez Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Adams State, community make 2017 Special Olympics Basketball Showcase a success

ALAMOSA — The sport management class at Adams State University had the honor of hosting the 2017 Special Olympics Basketball Showcase on April 7th at Plachy Hall on the Adams State University campus as its class project.

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ASU recruit interviewed on Good Morning America

ALAMOSA — An Arizona high school senior is making national news this week for possibly being the first woman to ever sign a letter of intent to play college football at the Division II level or higher on scholarship.

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Mean Moose sweep away Pirates in twin bill

ALAMOSA — The Mean Moose pitching was effective and the offense struck early and often Saturday as Alamosa hosted the Monte Vista Pirates in an Intermountain League matchup at the OMS fields.

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Sanford scrambles to save Saturday sweep of Center

SANFORD—Fielding a question about his squad’s fielding in Game 2 of Saturday’s home doubleheader, Austin Edgar sounded quite relieved that precise details had already escaped his memory.

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Grizzly football previews 2017

Adams State experimented with a variety of offenses and defenses in its annual spring game.

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ASU recruit draws national attention

ALAMOSA– Becca Longo, 18, is believed to have become the first female in history to earn a football scholarship with a top-tier college team when she signed a letter of intent Wednesday with Adams State University.

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Casias signs to wrestle for Adams State

Manulito Casias signed with Adams State University for wrestling.

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AHS athlete signs with Drury University

Jessica Archuleta-Trujillo, center, is accompanied by family members and Alamsosa High School Head Track and Field Coach Larry Zaragoza, far left, as she signs with Drury University for track and field.

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Hays named RMAC Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS-Even though the team success was not what Adams State Head Coach Dervin Taylor had hoped for, the coach did see a bright spot in this past weekend's series against New Mexico Highlands University. The Grizzlies, who went 1-3 on the weeke

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Basketball camp celebrates 49 years

LA JARA — Fred’s Youth Basketball camp, held at the La Jara Elementary School, is, was able to complete the 49th year of the basketball program.

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Unlikely team of two finishes 12th in the nation in NJCAA Track and Field

ALAMOSA — The team that finished first brought 34 athletes. Trinidad State came with only two, but ended up in 12th place at the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Indoor Track and Field national meet in Pittsburg, Kansas, in February.

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Homers help ASU take three from UCCS

Something clicked for Adams State University junior April Riggins as she celebrated the fourth month of the year with four home runs to help her Grizzlies get a split in Saturday's Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference doubleheader.

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ASU Track and Field busy weekend

A majority of Adams State University student-athletes returned to action on Saturday to begin the outdoor season.

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Weidner plays hero in ASU's only win over CCU

It wasn't the start Adams State University envisioned but a dramatic 16-15 game two win over Colorado Christian University gave the Grizzlies a Sunday doubleheader split against the Cougars.

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Alamosa sweeps Thunderbid titles

The weather postponed all but two events of the La Junta Meet to this Thursday; however, the San Luis Valley showed just how tough Valley athletes were as they battled morning winds and competed in the Sangre de Cristo Thunderbird Invitational on Saturday

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Grizzly softball split with Orediggers

Even though the weather may have been playable on Saturday, the early decision to move the Adams State University softball four-game series to Sunday and Monday was a smart one.

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Alamosa, Centauri to start IML

The Alamosa Mean Moose and Centauri Falcons' baseball teams are set to start the Intermountain League portion of their seasons on Saturday when the Falcons, who are 3-3 overall and under new head coach Tyler Buhr, host the Mean Moose.

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Alamosa Parks and Recreation announces fifth and sixth grade volleyball champions

After finishing third in regular season play, Team Purple entered the end of season tournament eager, but took an early loss.

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Four represent Valley at 'The Show'

Four San Luis Valley basketball players represented the Valley at the 2017 "The Show" All Star Game this past weekend at Metro State University in Denver.

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Grizzlies set to host Colorado Mesa and Westminster

The Adams State University men's lacrosse team is returning home for the first time in 16 days. The team has also been on a ten day rest since their last game in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Grizzles wrap up Pack Invite in sixth

The final day of the Pack Invite hosted by Colorado State University-Pueblo saw the Adams State University Grizzlies women's golf team finish in sixth spot, after a final team score of 644 (+140).

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Bobcats take revenge on Farmers

Having just seen Ignacio senior Timmy Plehinger-Williams, hitless in three previous plate appearances (but twice hit by pitches), lash a long double to the leftfield fence with Saturday’s game deadlocked in the top of the seventh inning, Terry VanBibber’s

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Grizzlies take three from Skyhawks

The weekend was exactly what the Adams State University softball team needed as they completed a 4-game series and win over the visiting Fort Lewis Skyhawks on Sunday at the ASU Softball Field.

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Lady Tigers beat bulldogs, 59-44

For almost any Del Norte success Thursday night, Haxtun had at least two responses.

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Niemi's walk-off hit gives ASU split over weekend

The Adams State University Grizzlies were only able to split during their four-game series against the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Mountain Lions and it came in the second half of a doubleheader on Saturday

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Center Invitational highlights track weekend

The 2017 track and field season opened up last Friday for several San Luis Valley teams as the Center Vikings hosted the 2017 Center Invitational that was hosted at Monte Vista High School.

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Furious fifth: Farmers win big, ending IHS Invite

Touched for just a leadoff single in the bottom of the first, and a one-out double in the second, Sargent’s Ryan Davis was otherwise untouchable Saturday evening.

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Arby's All Star dunk contest draws excitement

The 2017 Arby's All Star Game drew excitement as fans filled Plachy Hall on Friday evening. The two dunkers pictured, Jorge Venzor (23;top) and Jeff Stevenson (bottom) battled tooth and nail for the win as they both electrified the crowds with exciting ba

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All Valley teams fall on final day of state tournament

Like the harsh winds that blow through the San Luis Valley, the final day of the state tournaments, which took place in northern Colorado, was unforgiving to the four San Luis Valley teams that played on Saturday. The Centauri Lady Falcons and Del Norte L

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Still undefeated, on to state!

The Antonito Trojans celebrate after winning their regional title game as they have clinched a spot in next week’s state tournament, which will be at the University of Northern Colorado and the Loveland Events Center.

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Five SLV teams claim regional titles Saturday

The San Luis Valley basketball season lives on for one more week and fans will have their pick of where they want to go as seven teams have qualified for a chance to vie for the state title across three different venues across northern Colorado, starting

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SLV Dust Devils take first

Congratulations to our very own SLV Special Olympics basketball athletes for a fine showing at their regional competition in Pueblo on Sunday, February 19. Athletes have been practicing hard on Saturday mornings since November to get ready for this event.

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Two Valley teams clinch state berths

The Antonito Lady Trojans and the Creede/Lake City Miners are state-bound as they won their games on Friday in Gunnison while several other teams battled for the opportunity to play on Saturday and earn a spot.

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12 teams geared for regional basketball action

After a successful showing at Adams State University and Bayfield High School this past weekend, San Luis Valley basketball teams will turn their focus to a trip to the state basketball tournaments, which will take place next Thursday, Friday and Saturday

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Lester signs to play at Rocky Mountain College

Sargent senior Quincy Lester has signed to agree to continue her athletic and academic career for the Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears out of Billings, Montana.

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Grizzly softball bests Yellowjackets in 3-of-4 games

Five home runs from the Grizzlies helped them open up the home portion of their season with a doubleheader sweep of the Black Hills State University Yellowjackets in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference action Sunday.

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Adams State sweeps RMAC Indoor Championships

The Adams State University men's and women's indoor track & field teams won a pair of RMAC titles at the Ronald E. Young Center Fieldhouse with seven combined first-place finishes.

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Additional Articles

  • Rookies split victories with Salida on Friday

    The Rookies team from the San Luis Valley lost to Salida 8-2 and then in the second game won over Salida 7-2 on Friday.

  • Golf outing to benefit Tu Casa

    ALAMOSA — The Team Charity Golf Outing to benefit Tu Casa, Inc. will be held at the Cattails Golf Course, 6615 N River Rd, Alamosa, on Saturday, July 29th.

  • Bob-A-Lu Horseshoe Tournament winners announced

    ALAMOSA — The 20th Annual 2017 Bob-A-Lu Horseshoe Tournament was a great success this year.

  • Adams State hosts 61st CHSCA All-State Games

    ALAMOSA — The Colorado High School Coaches Association is proud to announce the 61st All-State Games to be held June 8-12 on the campus of Adams State University.

  • Grizzlies combine for 22 All-American honors

    NEW ORLEANS – A total of 22 All-American honors were given to Adams State University student-athletes for the outdoor track & field season.

  • Adams State wins Program of the Year

    For the ninth consecutive year Adams State University has earned the NCAA Division II Damon Martin Men's Program of the Year award. The Grizzlies have won the coveted title every year since the award's inception in 2008.

  • ASU women finish third at nationals

    A 38-point surge on day three of the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships translated into a third place finish for the Adams State University women.

  • State baseball games postponed by weather

    The state baseball games scheduled for Friday in 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A have all been postponed.

  • Weather postpones state track meet

    The state track and field championships have been postponed due to the storm that blew in overnight, and left snow on the infield and track at Jeffco Stadium.

  • State track qualifiers announced for SLV

    VALLEY — State track qualifiers from the San Luis Valley include 20 relays and 34 individuals:

  • Mean Moose stay perfect on the pitch

    Even though the winter weather postponed the Alamosa Mean Moose girls’ soccer team’s game with Rye that was scheduled for Tuesday night, fans have been gushing about the early success for the Mean Moose.

  • Spring in the Valley rodeo series kicks off

    MONTE VISTA—The Seventh Annual Spring in the Valley Rodeo Series is underway at Ski Hi Park.

  • Pirates drop a pair to Bayfield

    Monte Vista fell behind early and couldn't come back in a pair of IML baseball losses to Bayfield here Monday, 11-0 and 7.0.

  • Alamosa splits in twin bill at Cortez

    Alamosa Mean Moose varsity defeated Montezuma-Cortez 4-1 thanks to a strong start in Saturday’s opener of a twin bill, before losing the second game, 9-3.

  • Falcons sweep Pagosa Springs, improve 9-10

    Scoring a 16-4 blowout in game one and holding on for an 11-8 victory in game two, the Centauri Falcons improved to 9-10 on the season Tuesday. Centauri took the lead late in the second game to complete the sweep over host Pagosa Springs.

  • Grizzlies to close out season May 5-7

    The Adams State University baseball team will host Colorado State University-Pueblo in a four-game series May 5 through May 7. The two teams will play a single game on Friday (3 p.m.), a doubleheader on Saturday (12 p.m. & 3 p.m.) and conclude on Sunday (

  • Summer baseball registration open

    ALAMOSA—Attention all interested baseball players—May 8 will be the deadline to commit to summer baseball.

  • ASU Senior Day sweep lifts Grizzlies into RMAC tourney

    ALAMOSA—Playing with the mission of qualifying for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament, the Adams State University softball team played as a team and saw their bats come alive to get a doubleheader sweep over the Metro State University-Denve

  • Falcons shut out in double-header

    CORTEZ– Saturday was a long day for the Centauri Falcons baseball team, as it fell to Montezuma-Cortez, 6-0 and 10-0.

  • Monte Vista splits with Pagosa

    PAGOSA SPRINGS– In a pair of one-run decisions on Saturday, Monte Vista split with Pagosa Springs in a battle of the Pirates of the IML, winning the first tilt 6-5 before losing the second on a final play, 5-4.

  • CHSAA tightens co-op sports teams rules

    AURORA — Schools that want to establish cooperative teams – sports available at one school but not at another – will have to follow tighter rules.

  • Eight named to RMAC Academic Honor Roll

    COLORADO SPRINGS—The 2017 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic team was announced earlier this week by conference officials. Adams State saw eight Grizzlies make the honor roll. The eight Grizzlies that were honored were tied for the most in th

  • AHS girls avenge loss to Bayfield, win 3-1 away

    Turnabout, it’s been said, is fair play. Turnabout plus one on the soccer pitch, however…could have postseason implications.

  • Falcons fight the good fight versus Bayfield Wolverines

    LA JARA—Incensed by his lack of offensive production in a 10-run home loss to Class 2A’s top-ranked Paonia Eagles, Hayden Farmer took it upon himself to insist upon a post-game round of batting practice in preparation for Saturday’s trip to Centauri.

  • Grizzlies split Friday doubleheader with Cougars

    The Grizzlies, now 16-24 overall and 15-15 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, kept with their tread of splitting doubleheaders as they did just that.

  • Host Pirates drop Center, 11-5

    MONTE VISTA — A five-run sixth inning lifted Monte Vista to an 11-5 victory over Center in Tuesday baseball action.

  • ASU men's lacrosse secures thrilling win

    The Adams State men's lacrosse team put on a show that fans will not soon forget at home. In a game that easily could have gone either way, the Grizzlies ceased the moment and won an overtime thriller 11-10.

  • Centauri receives GOCO grant for new track

    The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board awarded $7 million in grants at its meeting in Fort Morgan.

  • Alamosa, Centauri split IML games

    LA JARA—A five run fifth inning in the first game helped the Centauri Falcons take a 5-3 win over the Alamosa Mean Moose in the Intermountain League opener on Monday afternoon at Centauri High School.

  • ASU baseball set to host Colorado Christian

    The Adams State University baseball team will host Colorado Christian University in a four-game series March 31st through April 2nd.

  • Grizzlies drop three RMAC games at Metro State

    Adams State University preserved a 1-0 lead entering the fourth inning but Metropolitan State University of Denver scored 11 unanswered runs en route to an 11-1 win over the Grizzlies (9-17, 3-9 RMAC) during Sunday's series finale at the Regency Athletic

  • SLV basketball players named All-State

    With the 2016-17 basketball season coming to an end, the All-State boys and girls basketball teams were announced earlier this week. They are presented by, and MaxPreps and were voted on by media members and members of those

  • Explosive inning helps Grizzlies salvage one win over Cowgirls

    For the third straight week the Adams State University softball team was on the road for Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference action. On Saturday, the Grizzlies dropped a heartbreaking walk-off game in the opener, 2-1, before rebounding with a 6-run fifth i

  • ASU softball splits weekend series with CSU-P

    The Adams State University softball team had a weekend 4-game series with the CSU-Pueblo in which they escaped the Rawlings Softball Complex with a split. They opened up the weekend with a 7-6 walk-off loss before rebounding with a 13-7 win on Saturday t

  • Regis sweeps Adams in 4-game baseball series

    Another extra innings affair did not go Adams State University's way on Friday as the Grizzlies fell to Regis University, 4-3, in ten innings. The game served as Adams State's 2017 RMAC Opener. On Saturday, ASU played their fourth consecutive extra inning

  • ASU women win NCAA DII Indoor Championship

    What a difference a year makes for the Adams State University women's Indoor Track & Field program.

  • Lady Tigers narrowly defeated 49-48

    Able to take a one-point lead late in the third quarter and maintain it for a good portion of the fourth, the Del Norte Lady Tigers’ run towards the Class 2A State Championship game came to an unfortunate end in Friday evening’s semifinals inside the Budw

  • 3-point buzzer-beater stuns Falcons

    The Falcons had opportunities. They had opportunities at the free throw line; however, by only hitting 2-of-8 in the final quarter, they left the door wide open for the Lamar Savages, who stunned the Falcons with a 3-point buzzer beater that sunk through

  • Creede/Lake City advances to fight place game

    The San Luis Valley went 1-1 in the consolation side of the bracket on Friday as the Antonito Trojans saw their season come to an end before the Creede/Lake City Miners got a win to move on to the fifth place game.

  • Paonia Eagles put early end to Del Norte boys' title chase

    Back under the season’s brightest lights for the first time in over a decade, the Del Norte boys’ hopes of playing for the Class 2A State Championship unfortunately failed to take flight Thursday evening against the Paonia Eagles, who prevailed 45-37.

  • Sanford's four-peat possibility fizzles away Thursday, 40-38

    To most basketball fans, or fans of any sport for that matter, Sedgwick County is so far northeast of…well, anything in Colorado that it may as well be in Nebraska.

  • Both 1A San Luis Valley teams fall to consolation bracket

    It was a tough go around for the Class 1A teams as both teams fell on the opening day and will move on to the consolation brackets of the State Basketball Tournaments which took place at the University of Colorado.

  • Centauri advances to semifinals with win over Liberty

    The University of Denver’s Hamilton Gymnasium was partly kind to the San Luis Valley as the Centauri Lady Falcons defeated the Liberty Common Eagles 41-37 to advance to Friday afternoon’s semifinal match while the Alamosa Mean Moose dropped a tough one an

  • ASU track garners five awards from USATFCCCA

    Awards rolled in this week for Adams State University Track & Field. On Tuesday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their NCAA Division II Regional award winners for the indoor season. Four Adams State stude

  • ASU baseball takes two of OPHSU

    A 5-2 extra innings win in game two helped Adams State University pick up a Saturday sweep over Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

  • Grizzlies swept by No. 14 Mavericks

    The Adams State University softball team was unable to get upset wins over the No. 14 ranked team in the nation on Saturday and Sunday as the Colorado Mesa University softball team took two run-rule games, 8-0 and 10-2 before completing the sweep on Sunda

  • Grizzlies fall to Orediggers in RMAC Shootout

    Junior guard Brandon Sly posted 19 second half points en route to a team-high 24 as Adams State University fell, 99-79, in quarterfinal action of the RMAC Tournament to Colorado School of Mines.

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