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VOLLEYBALL: TOP TEN TEAMS OPEN UP THIS WEEKEND

Five top ten teams step on the court Thursday and more will follow this weekend as the 2015 season gets underway. All four ranked teams in action Thursday are returning state tournament entrants and one of them (Valley) is coming off a 3A state finals appearance. [READ]

FOOTBALL: SIX MAN ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

Across all divisions there are six top-ten battles on the zero week football schedule but none is more important than the six man matchup between 5th ranked Peetz and 8th ranked North Park. That’s because it’s a conference game and since league champions automatically gain a playoff berth the winne [READ]

FOOTBALL: EIGHT MAN ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

It’s a busy zero week in the eight man division as five ranked teams step on the field and the list of games includes a nice top ten clash between 8th ranked and 10th ranked Sargent. It’s the second straight year the two have met early in the season with the Longhorns taking a 30-6 win a year ago. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

For the third time in 12 months, non-conference rivals Meeker and Rye tangle on the 1A football field. Meeker stuffed Rye twice during the 2014 season including a 43-6 win in the second round of the playoffs that ended the Thunderbolts’ campaign. They also met in zero week last year with Meeker sc [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 2A ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

Two teams very familiar with football success collide on the zero week gridiron this Friday as Platte Valley heads to Resurrection Christian. Platte Valley is ranked 5th in Class 2A while Resurrection Christian sits 4th in the opening Class 1A poll. The game is a rematch of a zero week contest won [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 3A ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

With five top ten teams in action this weekend, Class 3A is the busiest division for zero week. 6th ranked Roosevelt and 10th ranked Lutheran both step up a class with hopes of knocking off a 4A opponent to gain extra and valuable wildcard points for the post-season chase. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

There are many quality football teams in the 4A ranks again this year but the question for each is if they can catch Pine Creek and end the Eagles two year dominance in the division. Easily the most physical team in Class 4A, the Eagles carry a 25-game winning streak into the 2015 and have won eigh [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 5A ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

Returning state finalists Cherry Creek and Valor Christian are both in action in zero week but each of those games may take a back seat to the top ten battle between 5th ranked Columbine and 8th ranked Fountain Carson. The Rebels and Trojans both have high expectations this year and each wants to s [READ]

VOLLEYBALL: CLASS 5A SEASON PREVIEW

Based on the pre-season poll released last week it would be a good bit to predict the 5A state volleyball champion will originate from the Centennial league. Four of the top six teams in the poll call that conference home with Cherokee Trail holding down the top spot. We’re a bit surprised that Gr [READ]

VOLLEYBALL: CLASS 1A SEASON PREVIEW

While other two-time defending state champions have earned number one rankings in the pre-season polls, the story is quite a bit different in Class 1A where Fleming is ranked 9th. The Wildcats rolled through the 2014 season without a loss and captured a second straight state crown. But with major [READ]

VOLLEYBALL: CLASS 4A SEASON PREVIEW

Some 71 other schools will again try to break the 4A volleyball code that is Lewis Palmer and Cheyenne Mountain as the top trophy has landed at one of those schools each of the past seven years. Lewis Palmer is the two-time defending state champion and begins this season ranked number one again. [READ]

VOLLEYBALL: CLASS 3A SEASON PREVIEW

Based on pre-season rankings, the chase for the 3A state championship will come down to a battle between the Patriot and Tri Peaks League. And that’s not surprising since current members of the two conferences have combined to win 21 of the last 25 championships. [READ]

VOLLEYBALL: CLASS 2A SEASON PREVIEW

58 consecutive wins and two straight state championships are the streaks that top ranked Resurrection Christian carries into the 2015 season. The Cougars look to extend their winning streak with a season opening match at home against 4A Berthoud and looking at the entire schedule their most difficu [READ]

SECOND SIX MAN PROGRAM UNABLE TO FIELD A TEAM

Deer Trail becomes the second six man program unable to field a football team for the 2015 season. They join Prairie on the sidelines which announced their cancellation of the season earlier in the month. [READ]

PRE-SEASON VOLLEYBALL RANKINGS RELEASED

Volleyball programs in Colorado have opened practice this week and all have eyes on winning the state championship in November. Those teams favored to be in the chase were announced with the release of the pre-season volleyball rankings by CHSAANow. [READ]

FOOTBALL: PRE-SEASON RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

With the football season opening today with practices throughout the state, CHSAA has released their annual pre-season football rankings. They are posted below. [READ]

PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL WILL NOT FIELD TEAM THIS YEAR

More details will be coming in the next few days but Colorado Preps has learned that Prairie high school will not field a football team this year. The Mustangs compete in the North conference and with their announcement several teams will have to alter their schedule. [READ]

MISSING FOOTBALL SCHEDULES (UPDATED)

Colorado Preps is about 20 schedules shy of finishing up the entire football schedule for the 2015-16 school year. Over the past couple of days we’ve received tremendous feedback from fans, coaches and athletic directors to help fill out the gaps. Below is an updated of schools that we still need. [READ]

RADIO NETWORK COVERAGE

The Colorado Preps Network enters it's 13th season of high school sports coverage with an expanded number of affiliates and expanded programming. This fall Colorado Preps will again provide football coverage with the Friday Night Scoreboard Show and also add additional exposure with the return of [READ]

2015-16 FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

In preparation for the upcoming season, the Colorado Preps Network is busy entering 2015 football schedules. The new information will be posted in the next week and once posted we invite coaches, athletic directors and fans to help us out. [READ]