Pedal to the Dirt
When it comes to getting down and dirty on mountain-biking trails, the Roaring Fork Valley has reached the point where multiple options make for tough decision-making. Concerned about crowds clogging Smuggler Mountain Road? Head to the wide-open, cross-country trail network at Snowmass Ski Area. Feeling a little sluggish from too much cerveza the night before? Go for the moderate climbs and flowing trails at Sky Mountain Park. Need to get out of a rut and try something new? Head to the awesome trail network down in New Castle, located about 20 minutes past Glenwood Springs.
Coal Ridge athletes sign to take talents to the next level
A pair of both Coal Ridge High School cheer and track and field stars put pen to paper on Tuesday, solidifying their leap to the collegiate ranks to continue their athletic careers. A school that has seen five students sign their respective National Letter of Intents in the month of...
Albert Blanc to lead Roaring Fork High School girls basketball program
Early last week, Roaring Fork High School Athletics Director Crista Barlow announced that the Rams have hired veteran Front Range coach Albert Blanc to guide the girls basketball team at the school. He replaces Juan Quintero, who coached the Rams the past four seasons. Though he amassed most of his...
Coal Ridge baseball knocked out of state tournament following bracket play
Following a 25-0 season that saw the Coal Ridge High baseball team earn the No. 4 seed in the Class 3A state playoffs, the team dropped two of three games during the course of the weekend to conclude its season. In a matchup against No. 5 Montezuma-Cortez on Friday, the...
Coal Ridge baseball heads to Greeley with Colorado state playoffs in sight
The Coal Ridge High baseball team got a police escort through New Castle on Thursday before heading to Greeley in preparation for the Colorado 3A state baseball playoffs. The Titans will take on Montezuma-Cortez in the first round of the playoffs in hopes of making the school’s first state title run.
Graduate profile: Mikayla Cheney, Coal Ridge High School
Following a hip surgery that sidelined Mikayla Cheney for her volleyball and cross country seasons, the Coal Ridge senior went on to win four medals at the Colorado state track and field championships and set a number of school records. Here are her responses to our graduate profile questions. Q:...
Injury costs Basalt’s Maley her track season, but future remains bright for star runner
Not all dream careers have dream endings. But for Basalt High School senior Katelyn Maley, she’s smart enough to understand there are many more chapters ahead in her life’s story. “I feel happy with what I was able to accomplish in these four years. I can’t imagine it...
Coal Ridge baseball gearing up to keep undefeated season alive in state playoffs
The No.4 Coal Ridge baseball team will look to keep their undefeated season alive on Friday, facing off against No.5 Montezuma-Cortez in the first round of the Colorado 3A state playoffs in Greeley. Outscoring opponents by a margin of 313-59 leading up to Friday’s matchup, the Coal Ridge Titans have...
High Points: Sneaker season
In a sure sign of spring having sprung, the roads are filled with runners. Now that the seasons have changed and we progress from skiing to our summer sports, people have laced up their Nikes, their Brooks, their Sauconys, their Asics, and most of all this year, their Hokas (They are everywhere!) and taken to the streets. And trails.
Three Garfield County track and field state champions crowned over the weekend
Coal Ridge High School emerged with one individual and one girls relay state title, and Grand Valley High also had a top competitor at the Colorado High School Track and Field Championships held over the weekend in Lakewood. Throughout the three-day meet at Jefferson County Stadium, student-athletes from area schools...
Coal Ridge baseball breezes by regional competition, moves on to Class 3A state tournament
The outcomes of Coal Ridge High School’s two baseball regional games on the home diamond in Peach Valley Saturday were never really in question in the late innings, as the undefeated and fourth-seeded Titans cruised to 11-1 and 11-2 wins over Wellington and Brush, respectively, to advance to next weekend’s 3A state tournament in Greeley.
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