San Luis Valley

STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

Our weekly discussion with Tim Yount of On the Mat includes expanded coverage of the state wrestling tournament. The three-day event opens on Thursday at 3:00pm with first round matches in Classes 2A and 3A followed by the opening round of 4A and 5A at 7:15pm.

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 2A BOYS RANKINGS

While the top five slots remain the same as a week ago, there are major changes in the second five for Class 2A this week including three newcomers as Fowler, Haxtun and Akron all dropped out with losses during the past week.

GIRLS BASKETBALL - CLASS 2A RANKINGS (FEB 5)

Easy to compile the 2A rankings for this week as the top nine teams survived the past seven days without a loss to remain in the same order. The only change can be found at number ten.
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CLASS 1A GIRLS BASKETBALL - DISTRICT PAIRINGS

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]

STATE WRESTLING COVERAGE - LINKS TO TOURNAMENT

The state wrestling tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon at 3:00pm and runs through the championship matches on Saturday. As we did with regionals last week, we provide links to the results through Track Wrestling. [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 1A BOYS RANKINGS

Class 1A basketball features a new number one team in the Colorado Preps poll as Holly returns to the top spot following their impressive win at Cheyenne Wells last week. The Wildcats need only a win over Granada on Tuesday to close the regular season at 19-0. [READ]

STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKETS RELEASED TODAY

State tournament brackets will be released for all four classes of wrestling late this morning or early this afternoon. You can access the brackets once announced through the link below. The state wrestling tournament begins on Thursday with first round matches at 3:00pm for Classes 2A and 3A foll [READ]

SAN LUIS VALLEY QUALIFIES 40 TO STATE

40 wrestlers will be representing the San Luis Valley at the Pepsi Center next week... here is the list [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL - CLASS 1A RANKINGS (FEB 5)

The number of unbeatens in Class 1A was reduced to three over the weekend as Fleming and Kim/Branson suffered their first losses of the year. But since those setbacks came against fellow ranked opponents, the drop off was only minor. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL - CLASS 2A RANKINGS (FEB 5)

Much like the 1A rankings, the top four in Class 2A remains consistent but there are many changes behind Highland, Paonia, Sedgwick County and Del Norte. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL - CLASS 1A RANKINGS (FEB 5)

Two new teams are added to the rankings this week as several clubs from last week’s polls suffered more than one loss. [READ]

CLASS 2A WRESTLING RANKINGS (FEB 3)

Regular season wrestling comes to a close this weekend as teams get in final work before the post-season begins with regional tournaments next week. Tim Yount with On The Mat continues to move wrestlers up or down or into new weight classes with his Class 2A rankings this week. We post the top fou [READ]

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: CENTER AT SIERRA GRANDE

We have highlights from the first half where Center built up a 30-22 halftime advantage but after we left Sierra Grande rallied for a 69-64 win over the Vikings. [READ]

CLASS 1A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (FEB 2)

The weekend hasn't even arrived and three top-10 teams have already tasted defeat this week. The North Central League trio of Weldon Valley, Peetz and Fleming all went down to non-conference foes early in the week, opening the door for some movement in next week's rankings. Those three will also be [READ]

CLASS 2A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (FEB 2)

With five teams within one game of the conference lead, nearly every game inside the Lower Platte league could have a dramatic effect on the league standings. There are at least three very important games on the schedule involving league leaders this weekend the standings could look quite a bit dif [READ]

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: PAGOSA SPRINGS AT CENTAURI

Centauri and Pagosa Springs have been the dominant teams in the Class 3A Intermountani League for several years and they meet twice annually in the regular season. Round one this year went to the Falcons 37-33. [READ]

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: DEL NORTE AT SANFORD

The Class 2A Southern Peaks first place battle between Sanford and Del Norte went to the visiting Tigers as they won in Sanford for the first time since 2006. Highlights of the game are available below. [READ]