Platte Canyon cross country team members senior Emma Dikken and freshman Ily Hardey competed in the 2A state high school cross country meet in Colorado Springs Oct. 17.
It was not the season-opening result Platte Canyon Huskies football fans would have hoped for, as they saw their team drop a 41-0 decision to the visiting Strasburg Indians Oct. 10 in Bailey.
Platte Canyon boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Lake County Panther cross country meet, Saturday, Sept. 5. The meet was held in Leadville.
Cassie Troy, a 2020 graduate of Platte Canyon High School, recently committed to attend college and play ice hockey for Finlandia University, located in Hancock, Mich.
Twin brothers and 2020 Platte Canyon High School graduates Tim and Chris Long have accomplished a great deal as individuals, each leaving his own legacy of success in academic, athletic and extracurricular endeavors during the previous four years.
Top, from left - Kelly Kirkpatrick (Head Coach), Wade Nelson, Darius Boyer, Jacob Despain, Hunter Hewitt, Allen Hardey, Cash Stebner, Dean Carlstrom (Assistant Coach), Bottom, from left - Kolton Brown, Brandon Patterson, Seviah Egbert, Sean Lucas, Jenna Graybeal, Mason Johnston, Kevin Kohler…
A painful reality in high school sports is that the only teams finishing their seasons with victories are state champions.
The Platte Canyon Lady Huskies basketball team was ecstatic to host a Class 2A, District 4 playoff game Monday night against the Lady Sentinels of Golden View Academy.
High school wrestlers in Colorado usually don’t even seriously consider the possibility of qualifying for State as ninth graders.
Despite battling through a rebuilding season with an exceptionally young and inexperienced roster, the Platte Canyon Huskies boys basketball squad hung in and competed fiercely Feb. 4 during the early portions of a non-conference loss to the Colorado Springs High School Kodiaks, 59-30.
Unfortunately, there are no weight classifications in girls high school basketball, where Huskies are pitted against Kodiaks and thrown onto the hardwood to fend for themselves.
All the familiar skills that carried Jenna Graybeal to a first-place finish at the Colorado Regional 2 Girls Wrestling Meet in 2019 were recently on display again at Chatfield High School, where the 2020 version of that same event occurred Jan. 31-Feb. 1.
The Platte Canyon Lady Huskies basketball team continues its improbable march toward the top of the Frontier League standings with an overall record of 8-5, and a 5-2 record in league play.
The Platte Canyon High School swim team invited a group of perennial powerhouses to compete in the Husky Invitational Jan. 25 at the Marge Hudak Pool in Bailey.
The hits just keep on coming from the Platte Canyon Lady Huskies, as their remarkable turnaround season continued last week on the hardwood with a pair of conference victories over Bruce Randolph and KIPP Collegiate high schools.
Despite several stellar individual performances, the Platte Canyon Huskies basketball squad dropped a pair of games to opponents KIPP Collegiate and Bruce Randolph last week.
With partly sunny skies overhead, temperatures hovering in the mid-20s, and firm snow beneath her skis, Platte Canyon High School’s Alyana Cooke fearlessly rang in a new season of competitive high school racing on a giant slalom run Jan. 10 at Beaver Creek Ski Area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Week's Mountain Guide
- Campout for the Cause cancels 2020 festival near Buena Vista
- High school sports grind to a halt
- Fairplay Board of Trustees approves electric vehicle charging station
- Flattening the curve
- Gov. orders bars, restaurants closed
- Town of Buena Vista closing offices, town hall
- Walk-in closure for Sangre de Cristo Electric Association
- Lariat cancels this weekend's live entertainment
- Buena Vista school district closing facilities for 2 weeks
- 9Health Fair is cancelled due to coronavirus
- County dishes out pounds and pounds of food
- Bald eagles thriving in Park County and beyond
- Park County Sheriff’s Blotter
- February Guffey Charter School Board meeting
- Residents opposed to health order speak out at Feb. 3 meeting
- COVID vaccines administered in Lake George
- Park County continues with vaccinations
- A fond farewell to Rolling Thunder Cloud Café
- Park County Sheriff’s Blotter
- CDOT opts to delay U.S. 285 improvements
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