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Bosco’s uses big late innings to rally past Vona’s

OSWEGO — Bosco’s erased a seven-run deficit on Thursday, using big innings in the fourth and fifth to earn an 18-15 win over Vona’s Restaurant in Oswego Little League Majors division action on Thursday. Vona’s set the tone early, scoring a pair of runs in the top...
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Five Cougars, two Eagles named all-conference

Five members of the Burlington Cougars and a pair of players from the Stratton Eagles were named to the All-2A/1A Union Pacific League Team by the league’s coaches. Honored from the Cougars were senior Ty Marcum, along with juniors Garrett Richardson, Matthew Gutierrez, Dominic Conrardy, and Henry Goodnow (honorable mention).

Idalia players stand out for North in All-State Game

Coming off a strong senior season, three Idalia Wolves stood out in this past Saturday’s Six-Man All-State game in Hugo. Representing the North team, the trio of Yahir Enriquez, Koy Smith, and Titus Glanz made plays on both sides of the ball. But it wasn’t enough to overcome a spirited effort from the South, who won the game 47-32. Enriquez made the biggest impact, as he caught four touchdown passes from Prairie’s Andy Long. He also tossed a TD, earning him North MVP honors. Smith helped anchor the offensive line, and also showed a nose for the ball on defense. As a linebacker, Smith made tackles from sideline to sideline.

Oswego Little League: Vona’s defeats Elks Lodge to move into first place

OSWEGO — Vona’s Restaurant defeated the Elks Lodge 13-9 to take over sole possession of first place in the Oswego Little League Majors division. Both Vona’s and Elks came into the game with only 1 loss on the season. Following the contest Vona’s sits at 7-1, while the Elks fell to 5-2 with both losses coming at the hands of the Vona’s Restaurant team.

Four Eagles garner all-district baseball recognition

A final record of 10-11 might not have been what Stratton had in mind for this past baseball season, but for a roster without a senior, making it to the regional semifinals tells how successful the season truly was. As a result, four members of the team were tabbed by...

Five area athletes selected for Six-Man All-State Game

One more chance to pad up and hit somebody. That’s an opportunity that has been afforded to five athletes from the area, as they were selected to play in Saturday’s Six-man All-State Football Game at 10 a.m. in Hugo. Idalia leads the way with three players who were...

Lady Eagles end golf season at regionals

Weather pushed the Girls Region 1 Golf regional tournament at Hollydot Golf Course outside of Rye back from Monday to Wednesday last week. When the young Stratton squad finally got on the course, they struggled to keep up with the leaders, and none were able to qualify for state. Overall,...

Area 1A state track roundup

Even a May snowstorm couldn’t keep local student-athletes from shining at last weekend’s Class 1A State Track and Field Meet in Lakewood. The area was well represented, with several competitors bringing home gold medals from the meet. After a day of temperatures near 90 degrees on Thursday, a...

Lady Eagles gear up for postseason golf

With the golf regionals scheduled for next week, the Stratton Lady Eagles are getting their final tuneups in. Those began with last week’s Liberty Common Invite, and continued with Monday’s tournament in Fort Morgan. Stratton was easily the smallest school in the tournament last Friday, and while they...

Area Class 1A Track Roundup

All four area Class 1A track programs got their final tuneups in on Saturday, as they all hit the 1A Invitational in Limon. What began several years ago to give the smallest schools in the state their own showcase, as they were lumped in with 2A by CHSAA, has become the final chance for those same schools to get kids qualified for the official Class 1A state meet.

Eagles fall in extra innings at regionals

What if? That’s a question that will haunt the Stratton Eagles all the way up until the start of the next baseball season after they came within one strike of reaching the 1A regional finals last Friday in Cheyenne Wells. Trailing 4-3 against No. 7 Haxtun, the Eagles went...

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The School Buzz: D11 teacher uses ‘mini society’ project to teach 4th-graders economics

Colorado requires fourth-grade students to learn economics. But the way one Stratton Elementary School teacher is leading her students is creating plenty of buzz. Some parents are calling it a "mini-society." “The kids had to make a lot of economic decisions, figure out where their money was going. They created a flag," said Lauri Griffin, The post The School Buzz: D11 teacher uses ‘mini society’ project to teach 4th-graders economics appeared first on KRDO.