Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state
Hayden's Christian Carson had plans to wrestle for the state title last year but lost in the semifinals. He didn't recover quickly and lost his next two consolation matches, as well. He said he's a better wrestler this year, and he's more prepared for the bumps that may come his way at the state tournament. He's one of nine local wrestlers headed to Denver for the championships.
Soroco High School will take a pause from basketball on Friday night to say "thank you" to someone who's long been there for the school.
The Rams, in their coach's words, "played down to the competition," shook it off at halftime and went on to win easily.
The Soroco girls weren’t exactly sharp Friday night, but they were plenty effective enough to win another league game. The Rams beat Plateau Valley 66-37 crawling one step closer to locking up a No. 2 seed in the Class 2A District 5 tournament.
Former basketball player, Sky Carlson, thriving on the mats
Soroco High School junior Schuyler Carlson knows how he’s identified by others at wrestling meets. “They say I’m the basketball player who wrestles,” he said. Now, he's trying to be the wrestling basketball player who made it to state.
After a thrilling quadrangular in Oak Creek on Thursday and tough, but productive, tournaments Saturday, the Hayden and Soroco high school wrestling teams head into this week’s regional tournaments with plenty of confidence.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team had a lead in the second half, but it wasn’t the only team desperate for a win Saturday.
Soroco blows by West Grand, Hayden with lopsided wins
The Soroco High School girls basketball team racked up two big wins during the weekend, leaving one big hurdle between the Rams and a No. 2 seed in the district tournament.
Sailors, Rams, Tigers all wrestle in Routt on Thursday
Eighth place isn’t always something to brag about, but Steamboat Springs High School wrestling coach Travis Bryant said the tournament at which his team achieved that place, the Valley Viking Invitational in Gilcrest, made the achivement notable.
The Soroco, Hayden and Steamboat wrestling teams are striving to be in their best form as the regional tournaments approach.
Bulldogs, Rams well-matched in Friday night dual; Soroco to compete at Paonia
The Dog Pound of Moffat County High School has seen its last wrestling mat rolled out for competition this season, but the last home event of the year was a memorable one, albeit quick. MCHS wrestlers hosted Soroco Friday for the Bulldogs’ final dual in front of a home crowd, Moffat County taking the win, 53-15.
The Rams led at half and were tied heading into the fourth quarter but couldn’t slip by Paonia, the No. 1 ranked Class 2A team in the state.
The clash between the Rams and the Eagles makes for the most interesting matchup of the weekend. Soroco has been in the midst of perhaps the school’s best ever girls basketball run for the last two years, but both seasons have ended in the regional championship with losses against Paonia.
The Soroco High School wrestling team came away from an Eagle Valley tournament with a pair of championships and plenty of proof their team is improving, coach Jay Whaley said.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team ran away from Rangely on Saturday.