A process that started in 2009 has finally come to fruition, resulting in a new baseball field, complete with synthetic turf, to be completed late this summer and to be utilized by Park County School District RE-2.
The South Park Burros boys basketball team has been through peaks and valleys this season, but finds itself with a .500 record in conference play and the meaningful part of the schedule still ahead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The South Park High School track and field team walked away from the High Altitude Challenge with 11 season-best performances April 27.
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…
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.
The South Park High School cheerleading squad reached out to the community’s youth to work and expand interest in the sport of cheerleading for the annual Mini Burros Cheer Camp Feb. 2.
A herd of Mighty Mini Burros stampeded the basketball court to play their own miniature games during halftime of the South Park versus Custer County High School home game Feb. 1.
A 10-2 first quarter lead looked to be hopeful for the South Park High School Lady Burros’ basketball team during a conference showdown Jan. 26, but a power shift-filled second quarter established a barrier that was too much to overcome in a 36-32 loss to the Center Vikings in the class 2A D…
In a shocking turn of events, the number six-ranked Center Vikings found the upper hand over the South Park High School boys basketball team by a count of 57-48 in an away district game Jan. 26.
Stevi Arellano is a senior at South Park High School, and this is her second year as a South Park High School cheerleader. Stevi is a multi-sport athlete with a determination and drive to succeed at everything she sets her mind to. Along with her dedication to sports, she continues to mainta…
The South Park boys varsity basketball team took the championship trophy after defeating the Cotopaxi Pirates and the Cripple Creek-Victor Pioneers during the first weekend of play at the Cotopaxi Invitational Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The 2018-19 basketball season is off to a strong start for South Park, as the Burros have found early footing to lead off on a three-game winning streak in the first weekend of play.
After a grueling five-match losing streak, the South Park High School Lady Burros volleyball team turned the table on the season with back-to-back wins and moved for a current 5-12 overall record.
After a devastating 56-6 loss to the Caliche Buffaloes in an away non-conference game Sept. 29, the South Park High School football team regained command of the field and ruled the Rocky Mountain Lutheran Eagles 60-24 in an away conference game Oct. 6.
The South Park High School football team rocked the Bob Siemens Sports Complex to a 48-18 victory over the Justice Phoenix in their homecoming game Sept. 22.
In a highly anticipated homecoming match between the South Park Burros and the Crested Butte Titans, the Burros battled to the end, but were found on the short end of a three-game loss, Sept. 22.
Entering a new phase of the high school football season, week four kicked off the A-8 Central (8-man) league matchups, and there was excitement at the opening competitions, as the Elbert Bulldogs tromped the Miami-Yoder Buffaloes 46-12, Sept. 14, while the Justice Phoenix defeated the Rocky …
It was a milestone victory and a long time coming as the South Park volleyball team found the upper hand in a home five-set match against the Custer County Bobcats Sept. 8.
As a sophomore, Alyssa Davis earned a position on the South Park High School Varsity volleyball squad this year. Davis placed a lot of emphasis on her off-season workout this past summer that included open gym time, home workouts and attending the Adams State University Individual Skills Cam…
There was no question about South Park High School football team’s power as the Burros produced three first-half, one second-half touchdowns and rode a stout defensive effort to a 30-15 victory over the Del Norte Tigers in a home non-conference game Aug. 31.
“The whole team played excellent, especially our defense. We really shut down their passing game and executed on our end, which turned into success,” Head Coach Jim Carpenter said.
A season-opening 60-38 loss to the Soroco Rams Aug. 24 has kicked the 2018 South Park High School football campaign off on a 0-1 overall record.
Athletes from across the state have competed throughout the season to better their personal standards and reach the prerequisite marks in order to qualify for the “Super Bowl” of high school track and field.
They may be small in numbers, but the South Park girls’ track team is definitely mighty. Sprinting their way to distinction, the four-member team has left their mark at South Park High School by breaking two school records in a single meet.
The South Park baseball season may have had a slow start, but the Burro team has battled back in its latest stretch of games and now stands at 3-7 overall and 2-4 in conference play.
The South Park track and field team attended the Pomona Invitational April 13-14, in the hope of adding more medals to its already expanded achievements.
Making up 50 percent of the South Park girls track and field team, the Burnett sisters – Morgan and Jordan – rocked the Salida Invitational with 30 of their team’s 40 points by taking positions in the top eight in four events April 7.
The South Park track and field team highlighted the Altitude Running Invite with three places in the top-eight positions in three events, along with setting 14 season-best records March 31.
A clutch of 26 beastly warriors took to the mat to compete for top medals during the second annual South Park Wrestling Camp in-house tournament March 30.
The South Park High School track and field team is making waves at the start of the 2018 season, as 11 athletes have already begun highlighting the top 18 in 10 events of the Colorado class 2A leader boards with only two meets under their belts.
Senior Tucker McDowell set the floor on fire with 21 points in the quarterfinals of the class 2A boys District 1 basketball tournament Feb. 20, but South Park would see its season end in heartbreak as the number five-ranked Center Vikings took the win with a 63-62 overtime victory.
The South Park girls basketball season ended with a 55-12 loss in an away playoff game against the Sanford Indians in the quarterfinal round of the class 2A Girls District 1 Basketball Tournament Feb. 20.
Moving to a 5-9 overall record, the South Park boys basketball team continues to fight for seeding within the class 2A District 1 basketball standings, as they currently rank fourth out of eight teams while holding a 3-2 conference profile.
The South Park girls basketball team has a mountain to climb within the class 2A District 1 basketball standings, as conference powerhouses the Del Norte Tigers (12-3, 7-0) and the Sanford Indians (10-5, 4-1) take strong holds of the top two rankings.
The South Park Lady Burro basketball team took back-to-back losses to drop to a 2-8 record on the season. After being defeated 54-23 by the North Park Wildcats in an away non-conference game Jan. 18, and enduring a 38-28 loss to the Custer County Bobcats in a home conference contest Jan. 19,…
The South Park boys basketball team dropped to six losses on the season after suffering a tight 44-42 loss to the North Park Wildcats in an away non-conference game Jan. 18.
After hunting down a tight 56-53 overtime victory over Soroco in a home non-conference game Dec. 15, the South Park boys basketball team returned from winter break to ease into the second half of the season, going 1-1 in back-to-back challenges during the first week back to competition.
Experiencing their first win of the New Year and upping the overall record to 2-6, the South Park Lady Burros defeated the Crested Butte Titans 49-8 in a home conference game Jan. 13.
The overwhelming victory did not come without a price, as the Burros paid tribute with a 53-25 loss to the Del Norte Tigers in an away conference game Jan. 12.
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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