Because they are on the same side of the bracket, Paonia and Hotchkiss could face each other again this Friday. In round one of regional playoffs, No. 1 seed Paonia will face No. 16 Sargent at 10 a.m. Friday at Runyon Sports Complex in Pueblo. and eighth-seeded Hotchkiss will face No. 9 Dayspring Christian Academy. The winners will play in the quarterfinal round, with only one team advancing to semifinals on May 27.
Thanks to the efforts of state Rep. Millie Hamner, House District 61, Colorado State University plans to re-open the Rogers Mesa research site.
The facility was taken out of operation in 2011, due to budget cuts throughout the CSU system.