Difficult opponents on back-to-back days proved problematic for the South Park boys basketball team Jan. 17-18 against Sanford and Cotopaxi, respectively.
Both the Platte Canyon High School Huskies and Lady Huskies were in action Saturday, hosting the Arrupe Jesuit Generals and Lady Generals in Frontier League games.
There is seemingly no place like home for the South Park Burros boys’ basketball team. The Burros, currently 4-4 on the season, have won three of four games at home, while losing three of four games on the road.
Several individual performers demonstrated that they are peaking at the right time for PCHS swim coach Alicia Gumm, and the entire Lady Huskies swim squad competed especially well against solid competition Dec. 7 at the Woodland Park Invitational.
The fact that the Platte Canyon High School girl’s basketball team has already eclipsed their win total from last season makes for a good story.
The Platte Canyon Lady Huskies simply had too much size and athleticism for the Lady Burros of South Park to handle Dec. 19 in Fairplay, resulting in a convincing non-conference win for the visitors, 47-33.
Despite bitterly cold temperatures and howling winds, a large crowd poured into the South Park High School gymnasium Dec. 19 to witness the annual renewal of an old Park County basketball rivalry between the hometown Burros and the visiting Platte Canyon Huskies.
High school coaches don’t always measure their teams’ success strictly by wins and losses. Sometimes, especially when coaching young teams that are dominated by underclassmen, strong individual performances and rapid individual improvement provide the first signs that wins will soon follow.
The basketball season is well underway for the boys’ and girls’ basketball squads from South Park High School, and early results have been mixed for both the Burros, and Lady Burros.
After toppling the Chargers and Texans in Drew Lock’s first two starts as an NFL quarterback, the Broncos traveled to face the Kansas City Chiefs last Sunday with a newfound sense of confidence.
With regards to what we witnessed Sunday when the Broncos systematically took apart the heavily-favored Houston Texans in a 38-24 game that was realistically over by halftime, I say simply: better late than never.
A good bet is that first-year South Park High School girls basketball coach Preston Springer will compile a list of key players to lean upon during the upcoming season.
First-year Platte Canyon High School girls basketball coach Reesha Curtis will be depending upon a core group of returning players this season to improve upon last year’s overall record of 1-18.
Last season, the Platte Canyon High School Huskies enjoyed the prolific production of senior Logan Blevins, who averaged 14 points and 16 rebounds per contest.
During the latter stages of Sunday’s game between the Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills, CBS analyst and former NFL quarterback Rich Gannon demonstrated in no uncertain terms why he gets paid the big bucks.
When high school student athletes compete, they do so with the names of their school or town prominently displayed across their jerseys, helmets or hats. As long as those athletes and teams are participating in formal competition, the towns and institutions they represent are on center stage…
The Frontier League volleyball playoffs were recently held in two stages, with only the top four teams in the league participating in stage two.
Regional meets recently determined who was qualified to participate in Saturday’s Colorado High School State Cross Country Meet at the Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.
Had the Clear Creek Golddiggers beaten the Manual Thunderbolts last Friday night, the Platte Canyon Huskies football team would have automatically been crowned the Class 1A Foothills League champions for the second consecutive year.
Once again, the Platte Canyon High School Cross Country team has established itself as a regional power and will prepare to defend its designation as one of the state’s best Oct. 26 at the Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.
The Platte Canyon High School Huskies’ football season has thus far resembled a Rocky movie. At first, of course, poor Rocky gets beaten to within an inch of his life. Just when it looks like all hope is lost, and that Rocky is going down for good, he miraculously staggers to his feet, survi…
A determined and often punishing running game, aggressive but disciplined defensive schemes, and the ability to hammer out wins in close games are all part of the Platte Canyon High School football tradition.
With senior running back Brandon Patterson out due to injury, it was running back by committee for the Platte Canyon Huskies Friday night in their Class 1A Foothills opener against the Clear Creek Golddiggers.
Early season non-conference games are of little importance now, as fall sports teams at Platte Canyon High School have recently reached the all-important conference play portions of their schedules.
The Platte Canyon Huskies could not have asked for a better start in Friday’s non-conference road game against the Peyton Panthers. Unfortunately, the rest of the contest went the way of the home team in an eventual 42-8 blowout.
When hosting the sixth-ranked Class 1A team in the state, just a few mistakes here or there can snowball into an avalanche of football misfortune that ultimately proves too much to overcome.
Almost without exception, virtually every team, in every sport, at every level, has days when little or nothing seems to go its way. Unfortunately for the Platte Canyon High School Huskies, Saturday was one of those days, as they suffered a 40-8 loss on the road against the Wiggins Tigers.
The South Park Middle School football team has launched the 2019 season with a 1-0 record after smashing school rivals the Custer County Bobcats by a score of 24-8 in a West Central League home game Aug. 29.
Runs have been coming in bunches as of late for the Platte Canyon High School Lady Huskies softball team, as they scored 17 runs in a wild affair against Alameda and then toppled the Strive Prep Ocelots 17-0.
Despite a herculean effort on the part of senior running back Brandon Patterson, the Platte Canyon High School Huskies fell 21-8 Friday in their home opener against the Buena Vista Demons.
The South Park High School football team cracked open the season by giving the highly-graded Soroco Rams a run for their money in a class 1A-8 non-conference home game Aug. 31.
The Platte Canyon Lady Huskies softball and volleyball teams have already been mixing it up with area opponents, as Aug. 27 marked the beginning of the season for both squads.
Platte Canyon High School head volleyball coach Johnna Bambrey is very specific with regards to her expectations for the Lady Huskies 2019 season.
First-year Platte Canyon High School Head Football Coach Lance Gunkel says he admittedly doesn’t know exactly what to expect from his 22-player roster just yet, but he will be finding out more very soon as the Huskies prepare to host the Lyons Lions in season-opening scrimmage Friday at 7 p.m.
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