San Luis Valley

GIRLS BASKETBALL - STATE TOURNAMENT COVERAGE

It’s an important weekend of basketball as we trim the fields in Classes 1A-2A-3A down to eight state tournament tournaments. Regional tournaments are set for Friday and Saturday at various venues and Colorado Preps will have them covered.

BOYS BASKETBALL - STATE TOURNAMENT COVERAGE

Five state champions will be crowned in boys basketball this week and Colorado Preps will have complete coverage of all five classes. Games open Thursday morning with the quarterfinals in Classes 3A, 2A, and 1A and continue with the semifinals in every class on Friday. State champions earn their

SLV READY FOR REGIONAL MADNESS

SAN LUIS VALLEY-After a successful showing at Adams State University and Bayfield High School this past weekend, San Luis Valley basketball teams will turn their focus at a trip to the state basketball tournaments, which will take place next Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Northern Colorado.
Samantha Hall

BOYS BASKETBALL - ALL STATE TEAMS RELEASED

CHSAA, MaxPreps and Colorado Preps together announce the All-State boys’ basketball teams for the 2016-17 season. All five classes are listed below along with the coach and player of the year in each division. Voting is conducted by coaches throughout Colorado. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL - ALL STATE TEAMS ANNOUNCED

CHSAA, MaxPreps and Colorado Preps together announce the All-State girls’ basketball teams for the 2016-17 season. All five classes are listed below along with the coach and player of the year in each division. Voting is conducted by coaches throughout Colorado. [READ]

BOYS COACHES OF THE YEAR FROM COLORADO PREPS

Monday we announced our coaches of the year in girls’ basketball and today we focus on the boys’ basketball season with our top coaches in each of the five classifications. Several coaches were considered but we narrowed it down to these five selections. [READ]

CLASS 2A BOYS BASKETBALL - STATE TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

With three-time defending state champion Sanford sitting in the 8th seed, fans know it’s a tremendous field in Class 2A as the tournament makes a move to the north and the Loveland Events Center. Depth can also be seen in the bracket with Highland seeded only fifth despite being the only unbeaten t [READ]

CLASS 1A GIRLS BASKETBALL - REGIONAL PREVIEW

This weekend's regional round will see the postseason field shrink for 22 teams down to eight. Those final eight will advance to next week's state tournament that will start at UNC in Greeley and for the final two standing, it will finish at the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland. [READ]

CLASS 1A BOYS BASKETBALL - REGIONAL PREVIEW

Three sites will host this weekend's regional round, where a field of 22 will be pared down to just eight. The remaining eight will advance to next week's state tournament, to be held at UNC in Greeley, with the finals moving to the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland. [READ]

CLASS 1A GIRLS BASKETBALL - DISTRICT RESULTS

District tournaments are next up for Class 1A girls’ basketball as the top three teams from each bracket move on to the regional round. Colorado Preps will post official pairings as they’re released and then follow the progress of each event throughout the week. Pairings/schedules can be sent to u [READ]

CLASS 2A GIRLS BASKETBALL - DISTRICT RUNDOWN

Some quality teams could be left out of regional tournaments as the power teams seem concentrated on a few districts. That makes the next three days very important to many Class 2A clubs. Only the top three squads advance from each district and we breakdown each tournament below. [READ]

CLASS 2A BOYS BASKETBALL - DISTRICT RUNDOWN

With a few exceptions, Class 2A regional brackets are playing out as expected. The top three teams from each district move onto regionals so winners of semifinal games Thursday and Friday earn trips into next week. Losers of those games must regroup on Saturday and need a win to keep their season [READ]