Teams competing at the Hotchkiss Bulldog Track and Field Invitational on March 24 will have something to really sink their cleats into following improvements to Bulldog Stadium last summer.
Among those improvements are a new surface on the eight-lane track, new high jump pad, and long and triple jump runways.
Former Delta High School basketball coach Al Blanc has been selected to enter the Colorado Coaches Hall of Fame.
Blanc has been a part of coaching the game of basketball for 45 years and jokingly stated, "I've been selected because of longevity!"
The Cedaredge Bruins have gotten off to a good start to the 2018 campaign with a 10-0 win in Gypsum over the Eagle Valley Devils on Saturday, March 10.
Details of the game were not available.
The 2018 baseball season began as it did a year ago with a win over Roaring Fork's Rams. Delta defeated the Rams 8-1 in its season opener last year and dealt a 10-0 loss to them to begin the 2018 season on March 9.
The 2017-18 girls basketball season was a successful one for Cedaredge High School.
The Bruins led the 3A WSL for most of the season before being overhauled late in the season and finishing in a four-way tie at the top of league standings with a 7-2 record.
For the umpteenth time this season, Cedaredge High School's girls scored narrow victories, this time, in the 3A regional playoffs at Cedaredge High School over the weekend.
The No. 6 Bruins opened play last Friday with a 35-24 decision over No. 27 Liberty Common (12-10).
A shot at playing in the 3A state basketball tournament was more than worth the 401 mile trip to Sterling last week. Riding a school bus for more than 15 minutes would be enough to cause depression for many who deplore such confining quarters for any length of time.
Delta High School's girls basketball team was six points away from advancing to the Great 8 round in this year's Class 3A State Basketball Tournament. Some key turnovers in the late stages contributed to a 57-52 loss on Saturday, to No. 1 seed Kent Denver, and ended Delta's hopes of reaching the quarterfinal round (Great 8) in this year's state tournament.
The Paonia boys, Paonia girls and Hotchkiss boys basketball teams all saw their chances for a state playoff berth vanish in the first round of regional playoffs last Friday.
The Paonia girls ended the season with a 14-9 record following a 47-24 loss to Denver Christian at the Region 8 tournament at Ignacio.
Registrations are now being accepted for the Hotchkiss Home Plate youth baseball and softball programs.
Registration time for all sessions is open from 3:30-5 p.m.
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