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.
Pads will be popping and footballs will fill the early-autumn air just three weeks from now when the Platte Canyon High School Huskies kick off a highly-anticipated season under new head coach Lance Gunkel.
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.
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