It won’t be remembered as a great game from the standpoint of entertainment value, or for the high level of play on display. Nor will it be remembered for the high-profile names participating for either the Denver Broncos or Atlanta Falcons, because the vast majority of high-profile players …
I recently wrote in this same forum that the Rockies were about to hit a stretch in the schedule that could tell us a lot about what to expect during the second half of the season.
I always feel at least a twinge of excitement when training camp officially begins for NFL teams. This year, due to the Broncos’ revamped roster, as well as a brand new, high-profile coaching staff, I feel more than just a twinge.
Platte Canyon Little League AA minors in the tournament. They beat the Crocs Monday, June 10, 4-3. They advanced to the semi-finals against the Tigers Wednesday, June 12, with the winner going to the championship game. The minors won 14-6.
Platte Canyon Little League teams started play in the season-ending tournament. Monday, June 3, AA minors beat the Crocs 9-8. The majors lost 11-7 to the Grays. The AAA minors played their first game Saturday, June 1; they lost to the Great Whites 12-8. They played the Storm Tuesday, June 4,…
In honor of the Platte Canyon High School Yacht Club’s triumphant trip to the West Coast, let’s take a look at the Rockies and how their ship is currently holding up down on Blake Street.
Platte Canyon Little League resumed games Tuesday May 28 after days of bad weather. The AAA minors beat Wakefield Storm 14-13. Wednesday, May 29, the Cobras beat the majors 10-0. Grays beat the majors 11-0 Thursday, May 30. Friday, May 31, the AA minors beat the Crocs 6-0. Saturday, June 1, …
The Platte Canyon High School baseball team was elevated throughout the season by the play of senior Josh Rummelhart. It wasn’t just in Bailey, however, that Rummelhart’s exploits on the field garnered notice.
The South Park High School baseball team sprinted to an ending 9-5 overall record and one of the most successful seasons since the reintroduction of the program.
Platte Canyon High School baseball faced Highland in the first round of the 2A district 7 tournament. The sixth-seeded PC Huskies faced the third-seeded Highland Huskies.
Platte Canyon High School baseball team played four games in four days. It started with Denver School of Science and Technology Grizzlies Wednesday, May 1 and lost 18-1. Thursday, May 2, they were at Jefferson Saints. Friday, May 3, they went back to Lyons to finish the game from April 8 aga…
Platte Canyon Little League held the or opening day, Saturday, May 4. The day started with the National Anthem. Later in the day the AAA minors, AA minors and majors played teams from Ken Caryl Little League. The teams also had games during the week. The majors want to Ken Caryl Boykins Wed…
The South Park High School track and field team walked away from the High Altitude Challenge with 11 season-best performances April 27.
The Huskies played four games in five days. Tuesday, April 23, they beat Byers Bulldogs 14-3. Thursday, April 25, they were at Highland Huskies. The Platte Canyon Huskies lost 16-0. Saturday, April 27, they played Middle Park and then Bruce Randolph, where they won 6-3.
The latest saga in John Elway’s quest for a franchise quarterback played out in dramatic fashion at this year’s NFL draft, as University of Missouri quarterback Drew Lock slipped to the second round and the Broncos snatched him up with the 42nd pick.
The South Park High School track and field teams kicked the holiday weekend off with accomplishment at the La Junta Tiger Relays, as the girls’ team gathered achievements to finish 11th out of a tough competitive group of 18 teams and the boys’ team finished 17th overall out of 20 total team…
This is fun. The NBA and NHL playoffs offer a unique brand of suspense and excitement unlike anything else. Anyone who has tuned in to playoff action involving the Nuggets or Avalanche knows exactly what I mean.
Platte Canyon High School baseball team played four games in six days. It all started at Lyons, Monday, April 8. The Huskies led the Lions 13-1 going to the bottom of the second inning. The game was called due to darkness. Tuesday, April 9, the Huskies played Front Range Christian Falcons. T…
Platte Canyon Little League season has begun. The majors and Platte Canyon AAA minors already started. They beat Ken Caryl Storm 17-15.
As sports fans, we naturally want our teams to be relevant. We want them to be contenders. We want them to establish themselves as perennial playoff participants and compete for championships. We want to see them face off against, and defeat, the most capable teams their respective sports ha…
Platte Canyon High School baseball played Arrupe Jesuit Generals after spring break. The game was moved as a home game. The Huskies won 18-6. The Huskies played at The Academy Wildcats Thursday, April 4. The Wildcats won 11-1. Saturday, April 6, Clear Creek Golddiggers beat the Huskies 15-1.
Last season, the Colorado Avalanche demonstrated a never-say-die disposition in the playoffs before finally falling to the heavily-favored Nashville Predators. Even though the Predators prevailed, the fast-paced, hard-hitting series took a huge toll and left them in no shape to complete what…
The Platte Canyon High School baseball team has stolen 78 bases, which leads the state among Class 2A teams for steals at 13 stolen bases per contest.
South Park’s Mikayla Batts competes in the triple jump Saturday at the Salida Invitational. Batts jumped 28 feet, 8.5 inches in the event to finish ninth in the event. (Photo by Cody Olivas/The Mountain Mail)
They say if you don’t like the springtime weather in Colorado, just wait 15 minutes and it will change. The same could be said of springtime sports, as the Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets and Avalanche are all making news in the month of April.
Like a starry-eyed groom with no bride, the Broncos head into the 2019 draft still dreaming of landing a franchise quarterback of their very own. But as it stands now, pickings are slim and there might be more suitors than prospects.
The South Park High School Burros baseball team launched their 2019 season with a 3-0 first-game win over the Cotopaxi Pirates in an away non-conference doubleheader March 15.
Platte Canyon High School baseball team opened the season on the road at league foe Sheridan Rams Tuesday, March 12. It was also the first league game. The Huskies were home, even though the game was at Sheridan. The Rams won 7-5.
The Platte Canyon High School baseball squad will hit the field under the direction of new skipper Kelly Kirkpatrick for the 2019 season.
The theory has been floated that the Broncos are set at quarterback after the recent acquisition of Joe Flacco. But rumors persist that John Elway is prepared to take yet another swing for the fences at the quarterback position with the 10th pick in this year’s NFL draft.
After knocking off Nederland in the opening round of the Class 2A Colorado State Playoffs, the Platte Canyon Lady Huskies basketball team ran into a buzz saw in Burlington, 88-17.
If you ask Google if the Golden State Warriors are the most talented team ever assembled in the NBA, you will see links to story after story featuring pundits, analysts and basketball historians proclaiming that they are.
This Week's Mountain Guide
- Park County Sheriff’s Blotter
- Family Dollar a welcome addition
- School resource officers added at both Platte Canyon School District campuses
- Swastikas and other hate symbols not wanted in our mountain communities
- Park County Creative Alliance presented an evening with Bandaloop Dance Company
- Nate Carrigan tourney sponsors scholarships
- 24th annual Boreas Pass Railroad Day
- Conflicting accounts emerge regarding teachers’ salaries in Park County School District RE-2
- 24th annual Lake George Pull and Show
- History comes to life at Como Rendezvous August 10-17
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