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BHS wrestlers win against Monte Vista, go big in Arizona

Riding high after recording his first Intermountain League dual win just two nights before, Bayfield's Roy Westbrook was even more elated after his team not only showed up, but for a while...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Alamosa takes Round 1 from Bayfield boys, 47-32

Held to just three baskets during the second half - none in the fourth quarter - and outscored 30-12 during that span, the Bayfield boys were unable to take the Intermountain League lead outright...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines bury Pirates with vicious second half

For some reason, the notion of sharing regularly gets reinforced over food. And while chowing down last Saturday in preparation for Bayfield's first home Intermountain League game of the season,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

BHS girls shock Monte Vista at home, 51-49

Lightning struck visiting Monte Vista twice last Saturday, and Bayfield's Jordan Lanning played Zeus. Able to end the third quarter with a buzzer-beating jumper, pulling the Wolverines to within...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield wrestlers 11th in Pueblo

After pinning both 2A Center's Cosme Cordova and 4A Grand Junction Central's Tiga Lundin, putting him into the semifinals, Jake Sandrey and the Bayfield Wolverines were riding higher at Pueblo...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Husky Invite pushes IHS wrestlers' limits in Florence

Tournaments frequently claim to be accurate previews of the CHSAA State Wrestling Championships. Attracting 30 or more teams for two days of competition, Florence's Mel Smith Husky Invitational is...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bobcat boys defeat Demons, Miners at home

Reaching the free-throw line just once, as had happened the previous night, wasn't going to help the Bobcats Saturday evening, Jan. 13, against a 2A/1A San Juan Basin League opponent so...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bobcats practically untouched in home wins

Despite becoming the fifth opponent in Ignacio's eight outings held to 20 points or fewer, Telluride somehow avoided the sort of fate which befell fellow 2A/1A San Juan Basin Leaguers Ridgway the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

IHS girls start fast, outlast Bayfield

Fighting a superior opponent successfully to control three offensive rebounds on a single possession with the clock ticking down the first half's last minute, Bayfield displayed the sort of resolve...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Thirds for BHS, fourths for IHS in Pagosa

Not expected to replace inactive senior Austin Littlefield in the middle of Aztec, New Mexico's wrestling lineup, Bode Wooley still aptly imitated the NMAA's defending Class 5A, 152-pound State...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bobcat boys ready to learn from Classic defeats

Knowing how limited his team would be, personnel-wise, prior to last weekend's Southwest Colorado Classic in Bayfield, Ignacio head coach Chris Valdez was still more or less satisfied with what he...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

BHS outlasts Bobcats, dominates Demons at SW Clasic

Already making a mental must-do list to ready his team for a Jan. 9 road game at 5A Kirtland Central, Bayfield head coach Jeff Lehnus' preliminary plan for success was mathematical at its most...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports