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 By G. Connor Salter    Sports    March 25, 2020 

COVID-19 puts baseball, other sports on hold until April

As reported in last week’s edition, the CHSAA has announced that all spring sports are being postponed until April 18. This decision not only affects state tournaments (such as the recently canceled state basketball games) but also the upcoming...

 

SPORTS QUIZ

By Ryan A. Berenz 1. What business executive was chairman of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee and served as the sixth commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1984 to 1989? 2. In February, 42-year-old Zamboni driver David Ayres...

 

Fountain-based mobile yoga teacher opens virtual studio to accommodate social distancing guidelines

ZENner Mobile Yoga owner Jennifer Clark plans to return to Fountain this summer and open a yoga studio. However, the U.S. military recently froze members from moving during the COVID-10 crisis, which...

 

Mesa Ridge Wrestling Coach Selected to Coach for All-State Games

The Colorado High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) has named Mesa Ridge High School Coach Robert Braaten the 2020 Colorado All State Wrestling Coach. As a result, Braaten will coach wrestling at...

 

State Basketball, All CHSAA Sports Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concern

The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) announced last week that they were canceling all the remaining state basketball tournament games due to concerns about spreading the COVID-19 virus. In a press release, CHSAA Assistant Commissio...

 

SPORTS QUIZ

By Ryan A. Berenz 1. What women’s college basketball team had its streak of 253 straight weeks ranked in the Associated Press poll’s top five snapped on Feb. 17, 2020? 2. Actor Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) was selected in the 11th...

 

State Basketball

CLASS 4A WIDEFIELD LOSES SWEET 16 The Widefield Glads (17-9) lost 54-35 against Longmont (22-3) in their third round game at the Trojan dome last Wednesday (Mar. 4)....

 

Lady Gladiators in playoffs

The Lady Gladiators made it to the first round of playoffs. They had a hard loss against Lewis Palmer, losing lost 50-54. It was an intense game. These ladies played hard and fought with their...

 

STATE BASKETBALL

CLASS 4A BOYS WIDEFIELD MOVES TO THIRD ROUND The Widefield Glads (17-8) won 70-33 when they hosted Eagle Valley (6-16) in a first-round game last Wednesday (Feb. 26). They then won 59-46 against...

 

Sports Wrap-Up

WRESTLING The Mesa Ridge Grizzlies finished seventh with 71 points at the Boys Varsity Wrestling Tournament on Thursday. This is the sixth time in eight years that they've made it into the top 10...

 

STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

Five local high school teams advanced to the state basketball playoffs which began last night (Tues., Feb. 25.) CLASS 4A GIRLS MESA RIDGE, WIDEFIELD PLAYED LAST NIGHT Mesa Ridge and Widefield played first-round games last night. The Mesa Ridge Lady G...

 

Sports Wrap-Up

WRESTLING The Mesa Ridge Grizzlies were team champions of the CHSAA 4A Region 4 Tournament on Saturday, Feb 15. They finished with 240.5 points, the second place team was Pueblo with 220 points. The...

 

Walk-Run Club Forming

A new walking and running club in Fountain is inviting individuals and families to come out and get involved. The group meets every Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Peaks N Pines Brewing Company’s Fountain location (212 W. Illinois Ave.) “We cover 1...

 

Sports Wrap-Up

By G. Connor Salter BASKETBALL MESA RIDGE GIRLS LADY GRIZZLIES GO 1-2 The Lady Grizzlies lost 77-60 at Fountain-Fort Carson Saturday in a non-league game. They then won 73-32 at Elizabeth Wednesday...

 

D3 Rivals

Both boys and girls varsity teams from Widefield andMesa Ridge faced off Jan. 29. Widefield won both games: boys 81-59, girls 46-37. For the girls it was the first win over Mesa in 12...

 

Sports Wrap-Up

BASKETBALL MESA RIDGE GIRLS LADY GRIZZLIES GO 1-1 The Lady Grizzlies won 75-50 at Harrison Friday, and lost 46-37 at home to Widefield last Wednesday in two Class 4A Colorado Springs Metro League...

 

Fountain Valley Sports Wrapup

BASKETBALL MESA RIDGE GIRLS LADY GRIZZLIES GO 0-2 The Lady Grizzlies lost 51-40 against Canon City at home Saturday and lost 64-62 at The Classical Academy Thursday in two Class 4A Colorado Springs...

 

Trojan Boy's Varsity Basketball team wins another victory

The Trojan boys' varsity basketball team took another victory against the Coronado Cougars on Jan. 21, with a final score of 86-49. Leading the varsity boys in scoring was #0, Keyshawn Maltbia with a...

 

SPORTS WRAP-UP

BASKETBALL MESA RIDGE GIRLS LADY GRIZZLIES GO 2-0 The Lady Grizzlies won 76-43 at Woodland Park Thursday and won 62-24 at Mitchell last Tuesday in two Class 4A Colorado Springs Metro League game. Mesa Ridge finished the week 7-3 overall and 4-1 in...

 

Fountain Valley Wrestling

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Sports Wrap-Up

BASKETBALL MESA RIDGE GIRLS LADY GRIZZLIES GO 2-1 The Lady Grizzlies defeated Elizabeth 90-13 at home Saturday, lost 51-50 at Sierra Thursday and beat Harrison 56-43 at home last Tuesday in three Class 4A Colorado Springs Metro League games. Mesa...

 

Fountain's Sam Moon Takes First at Peak2Peak Southern League Regionals

eam members from the Trojan Youth Wrestling Club attended the Peak2Peak Southern League Regionals Saturday at Mitchell High School. Sam Moon took first in the 6U 62lbs weight division while his...

 

Fountain Valley Sports Wrap-Up

FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON BOYS BASKETBALL Trojans Go 0-1 The Trojans lost 70-58 to Pine Creek at home Saturday in their Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro League opener. Fountain-Fort Carson finished the week 6-5 overall. Fountain-Fort Carson only trailed...

 

Fountain Valley Sports Wrap-Up

There was limited local sports action last week as most teams had already finished their pre-break schedule. BASKETBALL MESA RIDGE BOYS GO 0-1 The Grizzlies lost 65-49 to Discovery Canyon at home...

 

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