STATE TOURNAMENT THOUGHTS (BOYS & GIRLS)

Ten state champions were crowned on Saturday as the season came to a close in what we call the best weekend of the high school sports year. Colorado Preps was on the road for three of the tournaments joining the 3A bracket last Thursday, the 1A division on Friday before wrapping up the weekend at t

GIRLS BASKETBALL: CLASS 2A - TEAM CAPSULES

Returning titlist Akron is not in the field this year so a new state champion will be crowned this Saturday at the 2A state tournament in Pueblo. The Lower Platte and Western Slope Grand Mesa leagues dominate the field with Yuma, Paonia, Wray and Cedaredge holding down the top four seeds.

BOYS BASKETBALL: CLASS 2A - TEAM CAPSULES

Pueblo is again the site for the Class 2A state tournament and eight teams are getting in final practices before heading to Massari Arena. Sanford enters the bracket as the top seed as the Indians seek a third consecutive state championship. The Indians are joined by fellow unbeaten Resurrection

BASEBALL: CLASS 1A WEEKLY REPORT

Top ranked Holly finishes off a busy week of three games by going to Cheyenne Wells on Thursday. A win there pushes the top ranked Wildcats to 5-1 and gives them a fourth straight win overall. They will be favored against a Cheyenne Wells club that is 1-2 on the season after two games with Springf [READ]

BASEBALL: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

9th ranked Swink begins a difficult three day stretch as they host #10 Limon in one of two top ten matchups throughout the state. The Lions also have a very important doubleheader with #7 Rocky Ford on Saturday. Those two teams share first place in the Santa Fe with #4 County Line. [READ]

LACROSSE: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Northwest Colorado is the site for a top ten matchup in Class 4A today as #7 Steamboat Springs entertains #8 Thompson Valley. [READ]

BASEBALL: WEDNESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

It’s a busier than normal Wednesday for top ten teams in Colorado as nine teams are slated to step on the diamond. Included on the schedule are three top ten clashes including a top five battle in Class 3A between #3 Lamar and #5 Gunnison. It’s a non-conference battle but the result should play in [READ]

LACROSSE: WEDNESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Based on rankings this week the matchup between Mountain Vista and Kent Denver could serve as a preview of a state quarterfinal as they’re ranked second and seventh in Class 5A this week. The Golden Eagles are 3-0 on the young season while the Devils are 4-2. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 2A WEEKLY REPORT

Easily the biggest news in the Class 2A division this year took place last Saturday as Paonia went on the road to sweep a doubleheader from then top ranked Resurrection Christian. The results of course shook up the rankings this week as Paonia climbed to #1 and Resurrection Christian fell to #6 but [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 5A WEEKLY REPORT

With new baseball rankings released this week, Regis was one of only two #1 teams to keep their spot from the previous poll but they may join the list of former #1 teams after falling to Fairview in a wild game Monday night. The final was 21-15 in favor of the visitors from Boulder. The Knights op [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 4A WEEKLY REPORT

Silver Creek is one of three new number one teams this week as the Raptors took over the top spot in Class 4A. The move may have been a bit surprising as Silver Creek enters this week tied for third in their own conference as they’re a game back of Northridge and Mountain View in the Northern. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 3A WEEKLY REPORT

Five ranked teams converge on Weld County this Friday and Saturday for the annual Northern Colorado Classic. Co-hosted by Eaton and University, the Reds and Bulldogs enter the event ranked #1 and #4 in the latest polls and are joined by #7 La Junta, #10 Kent Denver and #6 Resurrection Christian [READ]

BASEBALL: TUESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

The Class 3A Metro championship could be decided today when #7 Faith Christian meets #9 Kent Denver. The winner will get a league up in a chase that also includes Jefferson Academy (4-1), Lutheran (4-3) and Colorado Academy (2-0). Faith Christian is 2-0 against Colorado opponents and have a league [READ]

LACROSSE: TUESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Regis and Arapahoe collide in the top Lacrosse game of the night as they enter the game a combined 3-0 against in-state opponents. The Raiders are 3-1 overall thanks to a nice 2-1 trip through California last week while Arapahoe (2-1) sees their first action since falling to IMG Academy on March 22 [READ]

LACROSSE: CLASS 5A WEEKLY REPORT

A top five matchup on Tuesday night between #3 Regis and #4 Arapahoe begins an interesting week for teams in 5A Lacrosse. Most Top 10 clubs continue non-league play ahead of important conference matchups that begin next week. [READ]

LACROSSE: MONDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Windsor has a much anticipated battle with top ranked Dawson coming up on Friday but the 2nd ranked Wizards are on the road west tonight to face Grand Junction. It’s the final test before the top two showdown with Dawson later this week. [READ]

LACROSSE: TOP 10 RANKINGS FOR THE WEEK

Chaparral is the lone newcomer to the boys’ lacrosse rankings for the week as the Wolverines jumped into the Class 5A rankings at number six. They won four matches last week and pushed their overall mark to 6-0 on the season. [READ]

BASEBALL: MONDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

A new month brings with it a very active Monday slate as the baseball schedule hits full speed this week. The most attractive matchup finds #5 Resurrection Christian at home against #8 Brush in a non-league contest. The Cougars are coming off a doubleheader loss to #1 Paonia on Saturday while the [READ]

BASEBALL: LATEST RANKINGS FOR ALL CLASSES

To no surprise, Paonia has taken over the top spot in Class 2A. Ranked fourth last week, the Eagles went on the road and swept top ranked Resurrection Christian on Saturday. With those two wins, the Eagles jump all the way to the number one position in their division. Paonia is one of three new n [READ]

BASEBALL: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Top ten matchups can be found in a couple of fronts on Friday. Both matchups are in the small school ranks where #3 Holly visits #9 Manzanola in Class 1A and #2 Sedgwick County is challenged by #7 Haxtun in Class 2A. The second matchup is a Lower Platte league showdown and if one of the two teams [READ]

LACROSSE: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE

A busy and important weekend gets started on Friday in Class 4A as #3 Cheyenne Mountain heads to #8 Thompson Valley. The Indians also face top ranked Dawson on Saturday and results from both contests will impact new rankings that are released on Monday. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 1A WEEKLY UPDATE

The weekend slate gets started a day early with a big matchup in Southeast Colorado between top ranked Eads and 7th ranked Granada. The teams are long-time rivals and have often battled each other for state championships in the past several years and Thursday’s result will impact the post-season [READ]

BASEBALL: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Top ranked Resurrection Christian finally joins the baseball schedule today as they face Skyview Academy in what turns out to be their season opener. The Cougars lost a doubleheader with Liberty Common to weather last week so they will be one of the last teams to get their slate underway. The game [READ]

LACROSSE: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Top ten clubs Conifer and Battle Mountain collide in the headliner of the boys lacrosse schedule on Thursday. The Lobos are ranked 4th in Class 4A with Battle Mountain checking in at number seven. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 2A WEEKLY UPDATE

Saturday’s doubleheader between #1 Resurrection Christian and #4 Paonia is the headliner in the Class 2A ranks this week. Both teams have their eyes on winning the state championship in May and results from the two games this week could give fans an idea of which team may have the better chance at [READ]

BASEBALL: WEDNESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Three Top 10 clubs will try to get in baseball games this afternoon as weather continues to play a role in the early part of the statewide schedule. The highest ranked team in action is found in 4A as #5 Green Mountain meets Westminster. The game marks the first in-state opponent for the Rams who [READ]

BOYS LACROSSE: WEDNESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Only two matches are on the Lacrosse Top Ten Schedule for Wednesday and both have the ranked teams on the road. #8 Palmer heads to Castle View in a contest originally slated for Tuesday while #9 Golden goes to Littleton. [READ]

LACROSSE: CLASS 5A WEEKLY UPDATE

Weather impacted the lacrosse schedule late last week and due to wet field conditions that trend has continued into this week. Several games scheduled for Monday and Tuesday have been pushed back to later this week and a few even into the next week. Of the games that were conducted thus far one [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 5A WEEKLY UPDATE

The lone top 10 matchup in Class 5A this week takes place on Tuesday night as #6 Pine Creek visits #7 Rock Canyon. It’s a non-conference game but the outcome will impact RPI Standings and as a result affect post-season bracketing should both teams qualify as expected. [READ]

LACROSSE: TUESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Cheyenne Mountain and Battle Mountain are two 4A clubs that begin important weeks with matches tonight. The #3 Indians head to St Mary’s to prep for big tests against #8 Thompson Valley on Thursday and #1 Dawson on Saturday. The #7 Huskies are unbeaten in conference play and will face another conf [READ]

BASEBALL: TUESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Six versus seven could be the theme for top ten baseball teams on Tuesday. On two different fronts, the sixth ranked team in a class faces an opponent ranked seventh. The first occurs in Southeast Colorado between Granada (1A) and County Line (2A). A second non-league battle is found in Class 5A [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 4A WEEKLY UPDATE

Coming off a key league win over #6 Longmont, #7 Silver Creek returns to the Northern conference schedule with two games against local rival Niwot on Thursday and Saturday. Those two battles could serve as the highlight of a rather quiet top ten schedule on the 4A level this week. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 3A WEEKLY UPDATE

Because many of the top teams have battled, the start of the 3A baseball season has been exciting with Eaton and Bayfield posting the top victories to date. The top ranked and defending state champion Reds posted two wins over #2 University last week and over the same stretch, the 5th ranked Wolver [READ]

BOYS LACROSSE: CLASS 4A WEEKLY UPDATE

Since Cheyenne Mountain is involved in two of the four Top 10 battles this week we begin our first ever 4A boys lacrosse weekly update with the 3rd ranked Indians. They begin a highly difficult two day stretch at #8 Thompson Valley on Friday before hosting #1 rated Dawson on Saturday. Wins in both [READ]

BOYS LACROSSE: MONDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

The week in boys lacrosse gets underway today with three games involving top 10 teams. Two of them are in Class 4A and both are out west. #5 Steamboat Springs hosts Vail Mountain and then 10th ranked Aspen is even farther to the west as they visit Westview CA. [READ]

BASEBALL: MONDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Class 1A dominates the top ten baseball schedule for Monday as all three teams in action reside in that classification. Dove Creek (#2) is the highest ranked team on the diamond as they battle Class 4A Montezuma Cortez on the road. For the Bulldogs it’s just their second game against an in-state [READ]

BASEBALL: LATEST RANKINGS IN ALL CLASSES

Due to the low number of games played out over the past week, CHSAA will not release new baseball rankings so we head into the final week of March with the same rankings as last week. In case you missed them they’re posted below. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: ALL-STATE TEAMS ANNOUNCED

All-state teams have been announced by CHSAA. You can see selections for the 2015-16 season below. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: ALL STATE TEAMS RELEASED

CHSAA has released their all-state basketball teams for the 2015-16 season. You can see the awards for all five classes below. [READ]

BASEBALL: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Tournament play dominates the Friday schedule for baseball teams in Colorado. Games scheduled along the Front Range will be difficult to get in because of weather and field conditions but teams on the Western side should be able to enjoy tournament play. [READ]

GIRLS LACROSSE: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Defending state champion Colorado Academy hits the field for the second time this season as the Mustangs are scheduled to host #8 Columbine this evening. Weather could impact whether the game will be played but if it takes place the Mustangs look for a 2-0 start following their convincing 16-5 win [READ]

BOYS LACROSSE: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

It’s a difficult season opener for #3 Regis as the Raiders meet a #4 Arapahoe club that has already played and won two matches this season. The battle is one of two top ten clashes on the 5A slate this evening weather permitting. The other pits #7 Wheat Ridge against #10 Rock Canyon. [READ]

BASEBALL: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

Weather may play a role in the baseball schedule for today as snow, wind and very cold temperatures are in the forecast. We’ll update postponements and changes in the schedule as we receive information but the schedule for Thursday is below. The most attractive matchup is found in Class 5A where [READ]

GIRLS LACROSSE: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

About ten days into the regular season tonight may bring fans their most attractive schedule as two games pit top ten clubs on the same field. 5th ranked Regis has a match with #10 Arapahoe while #7 Denver East heads south to face #9 Air Academy. Those four are joined by #3 Mullen and #4 Kent Denv [READ]