The Soroco High School girls volleyball team hopes it sent a big message Friday night. It certainly made believers out of many fans gathered in Hayden as the Rams took on their cross-county rival Tigers.
The Hayden and Soroco volleyball teams will battle Friday at 6 p.m. in Hayden.
Local preps teams start to get into the regular season schedule this weekend as most teams take to the road. Tough trips await the Steamboat and Hayden football teams while Soroco's squad hopes to take care of business against Plateau Valley.
The Soroco High School volleyball team opened its season Friday at the Gilpin Invitational, taking second, despite a couple of key injuries.
Soroco rolled to a 1-1 record by beating up on Sanford in Oak Creek on Friday night, 48-12.
The Soroco High School cross country team got off to a very strong start to its season Saturday as Ben Kelley won the boys race and Chloe Veilleux was fifth in the girls race.
The Soroco High School football team opened its season on the road Saturday with a 30-18 loss to the defending 8-man state champions. The Rams will host Sanford on Friday.
When Soroco High School quarterback Isaac Jonas broke his ankle in a 62-0 loss to Dayspring Christian Academy last September, it was the first major injury of his life. Initially, it was difficult for him to accept missing the rest of the 8-man football season, but he did his best to make what he could of the situation.
Top boys and girls team from 2014-15
Local athletes capture six more state medals
Routt County athletes closed out a successful stint at the state track meet with six medals on the final day.
Rossi third, fourth in final day of prep competition
Soroco came up big Friday at the state track meet in Lakewood, winning four medals. The Rams were led by senior Jessica Rossi, who wrapped up her career on a high note.
Hayden senior Jack Redmond has been to state, but never been comfortable on the big stage. That changed in a huge way Thursday as he flew to second place in the triple jump.
The state track meet starts bright and early Thursday morning in Lakewood. Plenty of local athletes have good chances to bring home medals.
A pair of Soroco freshmen and two Hayden seniors will help lead the way this week for local athletes at the state track meet in Lakewood.
The Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden track and field teams competed in their respective league championship meets over the weekend with solid results and a handful of titles.