GIRLS BASKETBALL: TOP 10 RANKINGS ANNOUNCED (FEB 1)

Few changes can be found in the latest girls’ basketball rankings released Monday by CHSAA as all five number one teams remain solid in their class. With several top ten battles on tap this weekend the rankings for next week could look much different however.

BOYS BASKETBALL: TOP 10 RANKINGS RELEASED (FEB 1ST)

Holly and Lewis Palmer are two new number one teams in the latest round of basketball rankings released on Monday. Holly and Fleming continue their season long trend of exchanging the top two spots in Class 1A and Lewis Palmer moved up in 4A as the Rangers took advantage of Pueblo South's loss to A

FOOTBALL: NEW LEAGUE ALIGNMENTS MADE OFFICIAL

Football alignments for the 2016 and 2017 seasons were given final approval today during the CHSAA January Legislative Council meeting. We’ve posted the league alignments for six man, eight man, 1A and 2A below.

BOYS BASKETBALL: SATURDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

The San Juan league championship could be decided this afternoon as Ouray meets Ignacio. The Trojans are ranked #5 in Class 1A and the Bobcats check in at #5 in Class 2A. Ignacio is the defending league champion and leads the Trojans by one game in the league chase. Ridgway was also in the runnin [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: SATURDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

It’s a tremendous Saturday schedule for girls’ basketball teams across the state with Class 2A stepping forward as the focus. The top six teams in the state collide today and conference ramifications are involved in each. #2 Paonia can virtually clinch the Western Slope Grand Mesa crown by beating [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

The Ark Valley championship and likely top district seed should go to the winner of tonight’s battle between #1 Holly and #3 Wiley. The top ranked Wildcats are the defending state champions and also edged the Panthers by one point in the semifinals of the Lamar Holiday Tournament. Neither team has [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: FRIDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

A couple of other games to watch are in Class 3A as #4 Eaton tangles with Brush and #8 Moffat County meets Olathe. Eaton is tied with Sterling atop the Patriot but worked overtime in the first meeting with Brush while Olathe needs to avenge an earlier loss to the Bulldogs to stay in the Western Slo [READ]

WRESTLING: WEEKEND TOURNAMENT LINEUP

The San Juan League tournament Thursday night opened a busy schedule of conference events this weekend. We have results from the San Juan tournament posted in another story inside the wrestling section but below you can see the list of tournaments that we have so far and the teams scheduled to comp [READ]

WRESTLING: INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS - CLASS 2A

Tim Yount of ON THE MAT has released individual rankings for Class 2A and as we do each week Colorado Preps is posting the top four in each class. Many of these wrestlers will compete in league events this week ahead of regional tournaments next weekend. The state meet is set for February 18-20th [READ]

WRESTLING: INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS - CLASS 3A

Tim Yount of ON THE MAT has released individual rankings for Class 3A and as we do each week Colorado Preps is posting the top four in each class. Many of these wrestlers will compete in league events this week ahead of regional tournaments next weekend. The state meet is set for February 18-20th [READ]

WRESTLING: INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS - CLASS 4A

Tim Yount of ON THE MAT has released individual rankings for Class 4A and as we do each week Colorado Preps is posting the top four in each class. Many of these wrestlers will compete in league events this week ahead of regional tournaments next weekend. The state meet is set for February 18-20th [READ]

WRESTLING: INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS - CLASS 5A

Tim Yount of ON THE MAT has released individual rankings for Class 5A and as we do each week Colorado Preps is posting the top four in each class. Many of these wrestlers will compete in league events this week ahead of regional tournaments next weekend. The state meet is set for February 18-20th [READ]

WRESTLING: TEAM RANKINGS (FEBRUARY 5TH)

One week before the regional tournaments determine state qualifiers, Tim Yount with ON THE MAT has released team rankings. The top ten for all classes is listed below. [READ]

WRESTLING: RESULTS FROM SAN JUAN LEAGUE TOURNAMENT

League tournaments dominate the weekend wrestling scene and the San Juan Tournament began the schedule on Thursday night. Norwood/Nucla won the team title and full results of the dual tournament are below. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: CLASS 4A WEEKLY UPDATE

Postponements and rescheduled contests have played havoc with the Class 4A schedule this week but even with all the adjustments several important games have gone down to the wire and more excitement could occur this weekend. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

Five top ten teams are in action tonight across the state with #7 Crowley County looking to bounce back from a loss to Swink on Wednesday night. That loss was very costly to the Chargers Santa Fe championship hopes as they’re now two games back of Rye with only one meeting remaining with the Thunde [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: THURSDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

A limited schedule is on tap for teams in the top ten on Thursday but there’s a very important game inside the 3A Tri Peaks as #5 St Mary’s plays host to #10 La Junta. The Pirates need a win to remain tied with #2 Manitou Springs atop the conference while the Tigers sit a game back in third place. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: WEDNESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

A quick look at the schedule and results for games involving Top 10 teams. If you have additions or changes to the schedule please email those updates to kevin@coloradopreps.com. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: WEDNESDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

With all the postponements this week it will be difficult to track all the top ten scores each night but here’s a look at the results from games involving ranked teams on Wednesday. If you have additions and other finals send us an email at kevin@coloradopreps.com. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: CLASS 1A WEEKLY UPDATE

Consider this weekend as a possible preview of the Class 1A state semifinals as #1 Sangre De Cristo battles #4 South Baca on Friday and #2 Kit Carson heads to #3 Idalia on Saturday. All but South Baca made the Final Four a year ago and those three teams return quite a bit of talent from those clubs [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: CLASS 1A WEEKLY REPORT

One of the best games across the state in December occurred in the semifinals of the Lamar Holiday Tournament as Holly held off Wiley 48-47 on their way to a second consecutive tournament crown. The rematch is this Thursday and even more is on the line as the Wildcats are number one in the 1A poll [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: CLASS 4A WEEKLY UPDATE

In-city rivalries through Pueblo head up the 4A girls’ basketball schedule this week as #6 Pueblo West and #7 Pueblo East collide for a second time on Friday. Before focusing on that game, the Cyclones must also battle with Pueblo South on a game delayed from Tuesday to Wednesday by the recent wint [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: CLASS 5A WEEKLY UPDATE (FEB 3)

The winter’s most prolonged snowstorm resulted in a bevy of postponements Tuesday, which will lead to a busy final few weeks for many squads. With the largely vacant schedule on one of the week's busiest nights, it’s time to take a look at the Top 10 in this week’s Class 5A boys basketball report. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: CLASS 5A WEEKLY UPDATE (FEB 2)

After taking a peek at the state’s statistical leaders last week, we’ll get back to a perusal of the Class 5A Top 10. The CHSAANow.com poll remained steady at the top, but saw Regis Jesuit and Pine Creek replace two Front Range League near the bottom. But who has the state's longest winning streak? [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: CLASS 3A WEEKLY UPDATE

Several conference leaders can take major steps to winning a league championship with key games against top rivals this week. #8 Moffat County has an important meeting with Olathe in the Western Slope and #7 Lutheran meets second place Jefferson Academy inside the Metro. A third such battle is fou [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: CLASS 2A WEEKLY UPDATE

Basketball fans in the Northeast will discover this weekend if the Lower Platte league chase will be a two team battle between #1 Yuma and #4 Wray or if #5 Haxtun and #6 Akron can contend for the local crown. The four square off on Saturday as Yuma plays host to Haxtun and Wray heads to Akron. Win [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: CLASS 3A WEEKLY UPDATE

#3 Colorado Springs Christian was scheduled to host #7 Manitou Springs in the most anticipated game of the week in Class 3A but the Tuesday night clash has been postponed because of weather and will not be made up this week. That turns our attention to other matchups across the state as the possibl [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: CLASS 2A WEEKLY UPDATE

Since many of the big school games set for Tuesday will likely be cancelled we’ll begin our weekly reports with Class 2A as most of the important contests will wait for later in the week. The only Tuesday game of note was between Ellicott and Evangelical Christian inside the Black Forest but Mother [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: TOP GAMES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD

Many games on the schedule this week including league leaders being challenged by second place teams plus there are a few non-conference contests of note. Below is a look at the top games for the upcoming week and we’ll preview more in-depth over the next few days. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: TOP GAMES FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK

February is upon us and that means conference schedules are heating up as teams compete for a league crown. Below is a quick list of games in each class that will affect which teams may end up with the top trophy in their respective league. We’ll preview all the games more in-depth throughout the [READ]

A DEEPER LOOK AT THE RPI SYSTEM

Virtually every sport in Colorado next year will utilize the RPI system to help determine playoff entrants. On Sunday we came across an in-depth article put together by www.copreprpi.com that explains the good and bad of the new system with a proposal to add a points system to the formula. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL: SATURDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE / RESULTS

The top ten rematch between #4 Valor Christian and #6 Golden is the top game on the Saturday schedule. The Demons are ranked lower again this week but they actually won the first game and lead the Eagles by one game in the 4A Jeffco. Results today will determine whether Golden can win the title [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: SATURDAY TOP 10 SCHEDULE/RESULTS

Class 1A #1 Sangre De Cristo may get their most difficult test of the regular season today as they host 3A Trinidad. The T-Birds won a hard fought game a year ago (56-46) and will be favored again this afternoon. It’s the top non-conference game on the slate today. [READ]

WRESTLING: RESULTS FROM GARDEN CITY TOURNAMENT

A dozen teams including top ranked Pomona (5A) and Pueblo County (4A) ventured to Garden City Kansas for the annual Rocky Welton Tournament. Results are below. [READ]

WRESTLING: RESULTS FROM FRONT RANGE LEAGUE MEET

Results from the Front Range League Tournament. [READ]

WRESTLING: RESULTS FROM THORNTON TOURNAMENT

Results from the Thornton Invitational. [READ]

WRESTLING: RESULTS FROM BRIGHTON INVITATIONAL

Results from the Brighton Invitational. [READ]