Joel Priest

Position: Times sports correspondent

Bayfield boys' track goes bigger and better

Coaches of all sports, not in the least track-and-field, love to talk about "finishing strong." And at almost any meet a track team attends, the finishing event tends to be the 4x400-meter relay....

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield Middle School wrestlers place at state

Earning top-six status at the Region III Championships held at Adams State University in Alamosa, an impressive seven Bayfield Middle Schoolers qualified for the recent Colorado Middle School State...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

'Banner' day: BHS boys win IML title at home

In the 2018 Pine River Invitational's early goings last Saturday morning, Bayfield senior Ryan Phelps perhaps exceeded his own expectations in the discus by unleashing an untouchable 155-foot,...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ignacio's White, Bayfield's Lanning lead girls at Bayfield invite

Still a relative unknown in person to the rest of Colorado's Class 2A Girls' Track & Field realm, the days of Ignacio's Aliyana White being a secret on paper have just about run out. Like a good...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines ready for rematch with Moose

Seemingly "borne back ceaselessly into the past," a la F. Scott Fitzgerald's "boats against the current" in The Great Gatsby, by a wicked northerly wind, the Bayfield girls' soccer team failed to...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

BHS setter Bayles signs with Adams State

Seen sitting with Bayfield's 'Rowdy Crowd' during home basketball games this winter instead of battling in the paint, one could bet Courtney Bayles would proudly have contributed to the Wolverines'...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

IHS soccer gets oh-so-close against Center

She should have celebrated a perfect shot. But after curling a right-footed ball over goalkeeper Rylee Pearson and into the far upper corner, Crested Butte Community School's Zoe Eymere stood...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Hard hitting: BHS alumnae wow crowd as CSU Rams

Colorado State University volleyball came thundering into the Bayfield High School gymnasium Saturday night, and their performance thrilled a capacity crowd cheering for two hometown girls. Even...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Deep freeze: BHS boys win in chilly Pueblo

Turned into a cold well by a cold spell which slammed much of northern and central Colorado, Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo was still the site of one of the Bayfield girls' track-and-field team's...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Caution cards curtail Bayfield soccer

With highlight-reel saves her habit of choice, Diana Scott had to hold her nerve and stand her ground one last time Tuesday afternoon against a Bayfield bunch able to overcome four total yellow...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines dispatch Panthers in Saturday set

If there's one thing the Bayfield baseball team doesn't want to hear, it's that other 3A Intermountain League teams are gaining ground on them, whether in the standings, or just in talent. Prior to...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Garcia rules at Velasquez Invite's 3,200 meters

As dominant as the Bayfield boys have emerged to be so far this spring, there's one thing the Wolverines lack in their desire to contend at next month's Class 3A State Track & Field Championships:...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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