Brendan Ploen

Position: Herald Sports Writer

Ross leads resurgent Bayfield to win at Cortez

The Bayfield High School football team’s offense ran wild in the first half with four touchdowns while the defense forced two safeties to storm out to a 37-0 lead. BHS continued to trounce...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield football looks to return to winning ways against Cortez

After getting off to a 2-4 start to the season, Bayfield High School head football coach Gary Heide is still full of optimism. With three league games to play, Heide understands how valuable...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield football crushed by Farmington

The Farmington High School football team’s offense was virtually perfect Friday night at Bayfield High School, as the Scorpions scored 10 touchdowns on 12 possessions. Farmington quarterback Caleb...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Mavis Edwards leads Bayfield volleyball past Durango

Mavis Edwards was everywhere Tuesday night for the Bayfield High School volleyball team, as she propelled the Wolverines to a three-set sweep of Durango at Durango High School, 25-23, 25-18 and...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Prep Spotlight: Elco Garcia Jr. looks to land knockout punch for Bayfield cross-country

Elco Garcia Jr. vividly remembers his father staying in shape for his next fight by doing something they now both love to do: run. Elco Garcia Sr., a famed local boxer, introduced his son to the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield offensive execution key in Vallecito Bowl clash with Durango

Bayfield High School head football coach Gary Heide is well aware of the challenges Durango brings into Friday night’s Vallecito Bowl. While the Demons might have what he called an extremely...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield volleyball sweeps Montezuma-Cortez

Bayfield High School volleyball player Mavis Edwards looked at the scoreboard Tuesday night against Montezuma-Cortez High School inside the BHS gym, and it suddenly dawned on her: Emily Nelson had...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Aztec tops Bayfield football with late safety

For a normally high-scoring team, Aztec’s head coach Matthew Steinfeldt said Friday’s win over Bayfield High School was a different kind of shootout. “We’ve been in a lot of shootouts in years...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield football looks to rebound against Aspen

Early-season mistakes are OK for Bayfield High School head football coach Gary Heide, so long as his team learns from them. And he believes that will be the case after a Week 1 loss. The...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield football has home-win streak snapped by San Juan

Whether it was an unintentional hyperbole or not, the lights went out inside Wolverine Country Stadium at Bayfield High School in the team’s home-opening loss to San Juan High School of Blanding,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Game of the Week: Bayfield football prepares for high-flying San Juan

The season-opening opponent for Bayfield High School has two games under its belt and has put up sizable numbers ahead of Friday’s 7 p.m. kickoff at Wolverine Country Stadium in Bayfield. The San...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield High School football looks to next generation

Questions abound about Bayfield High School’s football team this season, but eighth-year head coach Gary Heide is ready to answer. The Wolverines will enter the 2019 season with a slew of new...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

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