Supported by proud parents, relatives and cheering fans, the Bayfield High School football team departed Friday morning for Greeley.
At 1 p.m. Saturday, they play Resurrection Christian for the state 2A football semi-final.
The players and staff are riding in a charter bus and were escorted out of town by personnel from the Bayfield Marshal's Office, La Plata County Sheriff's Office, Southern Ute Wildlife Office and Upper Pine River Fire Protection District.
Footage of the team's departure is at https://youtu.be/pCAGQ8y53Qk
It was filmed by Jesse Lasater, a BHS alum and professional filmmaker.
The game will be broadcast by KLJH 107.1 FM. The Times will provide quarterly updates on our web and facebook pages. Spirit banners are in this Friday's edition of the Pine River Times and also are available at the Times office at 832 CR 510, across from Bayfield High School. Southwest Ag in Gem Village is the sponsor of the spirit banners.