Three county athletes tangle for titles at state wrestling tournament.
Soroco, Hayden 4-0, Steamboat 2-3 in opening round
Six local high school wrestlers won their opening round matches Thursday at the state wrestling tournament in Denver.
Nine wrestlers from Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden high schools are headed to Denver for the state wrestling tournament.
Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state
Hayden's Christian Carson had plans to wrestle for the state title last year but lost in the semifinals. He didn't recover quickly and lost his next two consolation matches, as well. He said he's a better wrestler this year, and he's more prepared for the bumps that may come his way at the state tournament. He's one of nine local wrestlers headed to Denver for the championships.
They haven’t picked up their first win of the season, but coach Gerard Geis said his Hayden High School boys basketball team has continued to take major steps.
Things could have gone better this season for the Hayden High School girls basketball team, but Saturday things came together the way coach Michelle Wilkie had been hoping all season they could.
After a thrilling quadrangular in Oak Creek on Thursday and tough, but productive, tournaments Saturday, the Hayden and Soroco high school wrestling teams head into this week’s regional tournaments with plenty of confidence.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team had a lead in the second half, but it wasn’t the only team desperate for a win Saturday.
The Soroco, Hayden and Steamboat wrestling teams are striving to be in their best form as the regional tournaments approach.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team won a game it should have Friday. The Tigers left the court hoping they'd shown a little something extra, however.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team couldn’t quite pull off the upset Friday against Vail Christian, but coach Michelle Wilkie said the team’s near miss was one its best performances in years.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team hung tough Friday and Saturday with both its opponents, but couldn’t manage a win in either game.
Northwest Colorado teams to attend weekend's Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah
It’s a rare occasion when the Hayden High School wrestling team is able to host its own meet, but that only made it more noteworthy for athletes. Moffat County High School braved Highway 40 Thursday to visit the Tigers, heading back home with a 62-7 victory in one of the quickest duals the Bulldogs will have this season.
Hayden High School wrestling coach Chad Jones admitted his team’s Thursday evening clash with Moffat County High School may not make for much of a dual. The Bulldogs program is much larger than Hayden's at the moment, filling every weight class and almost guaranteeing a win. He's hoping the matchup can still result in some excellent wrestling, however.
Hayden, Soroco roll at West Grand while Steamboat fights in Grand Junction
They didn’t come home with a heap of medals, but coach Travis Bryant said his Steamboat Springs High School wrestlers did bring home plenty of lessons from one of the toughest events on their schedule, Saturday’s Warrior Classic tournament in Grand Junction.