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Colorado Class 1A

Overall Record: 0-0
League Record: 0-0 (South Central)
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
9/2
9/17
vs. Rye
9/30
vs. Wray*
10/7
10/14
vs. Wiggins*
10/21
vs. Yuma*
10/28
*Indicates league games
Limon Football News Feed

FOOTBALL: SEVERAL TEAMS POST PLAYOFF WINS

The state finals are set in six man football as Arickaree/Woodlin and Eads both posted upsets in the semifinals on Saturday. The Indians and Eagles join several teams who picked up weekend wins to advance deeper into their respective bracket. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A - STATE QUARTERFINAL PREVIEW

Three of the four state quarterfinal battles in Class 1A this Saturday are the first-ever playoff meetings between the schools. The exception is the contest between Crowley County and Limon as the two league rivals square off for the second time in a month. Winners advance to the state semifinals [READ]

FOOTBALL: MIKE O'DWYER - LIMON

After scoring a tying touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, the Badgers decided to go for two points and the conversion ended up as the difference in a 15-14 road win at Monte Vista. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A FIRST ROUND PREVIEW

Returning two-time state champion Paonia is back for a run at another championship in Class 1A and they begin the playoff run as the #3 seed. Buena Vista and Resurrection Christian, both 9-0, hold down the top two spots and all three teams are expected to grab wins in the opening round on Saturday. [READ]

WEEK NINE FOOTBALL PREVIEW - NORTHEAST

Two tremendous matchups with conference championship and playoff seeding implications headline the final regular season weekend in Northeast Colorado. Sedgwick County visits Akron in a battle of the top two teams in the eight man rankings while Sterling looks to grab the Patriot championship by bea [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 9

Four weeks into the conference season only three of the six Class 1A conferences have determined their top two finishers and automatic qualifiers. Crowley County and Colorado Springs Christian are 1-2 in the South Central, Resurrection Christian and Platte Canyon are the top two in the Metro and Mo [READ]

SOUTH CENTRAL CHASE COULD BE DECIDED THIS WEEKEND

Three major goals set by Crowley County before the season can be met on Friday night as they travel to Limon. A win over the Badgers gives Coach Brandon Roe’s team a second straight league championship and a playoff berth. A victory also means the Chargers will host a first round post-season conte [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 8

No Class 1A team has yet to clinch a post-season berth but that list could be very large by week’s end as many teams can earn a spot in the bracket with wins. A few teams can also wrap up a league championship with wins based on results elsewhere in the conference. First and second place teams in [READ]

WEEK EIGHT FOOTBALL SLATE FOR NORTHEAST COLORADO

With only two weeks remaining in the regular season teams in 2A, 1A and 8man have a chance to clinch playoff berths this weekend. Leading that list is Sterling as the Tigers wrap up a two finish in the Patriot league with a win over Brush on Friday. That would set up a huge battle with [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 7

Quality matchups on the 1A level are a bit hard to find this week as in several cases league leaders take a break from battling each other. Exceptions can be found in the North Central, South Central and Southern Peaks leagues so that’s where our report focuses this week. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 6

This is the week that 3rd ranked Paonia and 9th ranked Meeker renew their long-time rivalry and as is the case most years the Western Slope title could be on the line. 4th ranked Cedaredge will also have a strong say in the matter but Friday’s winner between the Eagles and Cowboys takes a major ste [READ]

SEVERAL NE TEAMS AGAIN FOUND IN FOOTBALL POLLS

Continuing lopsided victories have finally pushed Sedgwick County to the top of the eight man rankings. The Cougars jumped ahead of Dayspring Christian and into the top spot in the latest polls released by CHSAA on Monday. Sedgwick County has scored 319 points in five games this year and allowed j [READ]

FOOTBALL: LIST OF UNBEATEN TEAMS AT MID-SEASON

Week five is the midway point of the season and the list of unbeaten teams continues to dwindle. Below is a quick rundown of the all programs that have made it to the first weekend in October without a loss. Class 4A has the most unbeaten teams and Class 3A the fewest. [READ]

FOOTBALL: SOUTHEAST RESULTS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT

Conference play hit full speed across the Southeast on Friday with several exciting contests. The best may have taken place in the 8man Ark Valley as Holly edged 9th ranked Springfield 31-30. The win represented an excellent bounce back effort for the Wildcats after suffering a 57 point loss at Se [READ]

CONFERENCE ACTION PICKS UP ACROSS THE NORTHEAST

League play heats up in the Plains Conference where five of the six eight man teams there are in the Top 10 again this week. That conference will feature top matchups through the rest of the season. There’s a similar situation in the 2A Patriot where four top ten clubs are located. League play be [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 5

It’s the first week for all Class 1A teams to be involved in conference play and the schedule sets up a bit differently. With three exceptions, the most important games do not involve a ranked team as a majority of the top ten clubs should post a win without much difficulty. [READ]

FORT MORGAN & BRUSH LOSE GROUND IN FOOTBALL POLL

Despite outscoring their first four opponents by a combined 188 points Fort Morgan lost ground in the latest football polls released Monday by CHSAA. The Mustangs slipped from second to third as they exchanged positions with Palisade. Both squads collected three first place votes but the Bulldogs [READ]

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: BURLINGTON AT LIMON

In a battle of Class 1A unbeaten squads, Limon made a big statement with a 26-0 shutout of 4th ranked Burlington. The Badgers were not ranked going into the contest but expect them to make big slash when new polls are released on Monday. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW (WEEK 4)

Top ranked Paonia suffered their first loss since early 2013 as they fell at Bayfield on Friday. That game is reviewed in our 2A report but below are results and recaps for other 1A teams in the Top 10. [READ]

FOOTBALL: MIKE O'DWYER - LIMON

Limon pitched a shutout over 4th ranked Burlington 26-0 and moved to 4-0 on the season. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 4

One of the more intense rivalries in Class 1A football is set to renew this Friday as Burlington heads to Limon for a non-conference battle. And while the game doesn’t carry the statewide impact this year it normally does the result will factor into the post-season bracket should both teams qualify [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 3

Week three of the 1A schedule brings a possible league championship game inside the Metro. 3rd ranked Resurrection Christian goes on the road to 4th ranked Platte Canyon and most folks believe the winner will run the rest of the league table and be crowned conference champions. Since both teams al [READ]

LATEST POLLS FIND LOCAL TEAMS MOVING UP AND DOWN

Fleming has maintained the number one ranking in six man football this week but their lead over Eads continues to dwindle. The Wildcats received five of seven first place votes but still lead the Eagles by just three points (68-65) in the new football polls released on Monday. [READ]

WEEK TWO FOOTBALL REWIND

Not many close games were found across the region in week two but Sterling grabbed a win over 8th ranked Strasburg in Class 2A while Wiggins fell short in their top ten 1A battle with Platte Canyon. A recap of those two games and more is available below. [READ]

i-70 RIVALS LIMON & BURLINGTON SEEK 2ND STRAIGHT WIN

Traditional 1A football powers Burlington and Limon look for 2-0 starts when they line up against non-conference foes on Friday. The Cougars moved up four spots to sixth in the 1A poll this week while Limon still seeks a spot in the statewide rankings. Burlington meets Front Range Christian and Li [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK TWO

At least four games on the 1A schedule this weekend draw enough interest to be our main attraction but we’ve selected the Platte Canyon – Wiggins battle in Bailey as our lead story because of the contrasting styles of play. It’s basically the old school double wing run dominated offense of Platte C [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK TWO REGIONAL PREVIEW

Completely different offensive philosophies will be on display when Wiggins heads to Bailey for a Saturday afternoon clash with Platte Canyon. The Tigers throw the ball quite a bit from their spread offense and look outscore opponents through big plays. Conversely the Huskies run out of a tight do [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK ONE

For the past two years all teams in Class 1A have been chasing Paonia for the state championship and with the Eagles in the number one perch to begin this year that chase will continue. If the Eagles are successful in lifting the Gold Ball again this year they will become the third 1A team to win [READ]

WEEK ONE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE IS ATTRACTIVE

At least three games on the week one schedule in Northeast Colorado can be termed “attractive”. The headliner is the Morgan County clash between #1 Brush (2A) and #2 Fort Morgan (3A). Both teams have high expectations entering the season and each team looks to build on a week one victory. [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 1A PLAYOFF PREVIEW - ROUND #1

The matchups are different but with 12 of 16 playoff teams also in the bracket a year ago, most of the teams have recent playoff experience. The lone newcomers are Ellicott, Wiggins, Crowley County and Meeker and those four will challenge many programs with plenty of post-season history. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PLAYOFF BRACKET

Class 1A playoff bracket has been released. Meeker and Rye join the conference champions in hosting first round games this coming weekend. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 9

Final regular season games in Class 1A are set for this Friday and Saturday and going into the final week only seven of the 16 playoff berths have been determined. Five more guaranteed berths will be determined with results from the weekend and then four wildcards will be selected and the first [READ]

FOOTBALL: CROWLEY COUNTY - BRANDON ROE

The Chargers took out years of frustration by beating Limon to capture the 1A South Central championship. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 8

With league champions possibly declared in the North Central, South Central, Tri Peaks and Western Slope it’s a very important set of games inside Class 1A. Since the top two teams in each division earn guaranteed berths in the playoffs, even more teams can clinch their spot in the bracket. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A PREVIEW - WEEK 7

Each Class 1A team has only three games remaining in the regular season so the weed out process concerning the playoff hits the stretch drive. Entering this week, we believe there are 19 teams fighting for the 16 available post-season berths. A dozen of those entrants will be awarded to the top [READ]

FOOTBALL: GLYNN HIGGS - BURLINGTON

The Cougars made a big defensive stop late in scoring a 20-19 win over Limon. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: WEEK TWO TOP TEN SCHEDULE

Matt Call led the Discovery Canyon defense in their impressive week one win over 4A Silver Creek. Call and the Thunder now face Holy Family in one of the main attractions of week two. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A WEEK ONE PREVIEW

Centauri's Jareb Aziz (with ball) is one of the many talented offensive players returning across the 1A ranks in 2013. The Falcons are many of clubs trying to chase down defending state champion Paonia. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CHANGES A PLENTY IN CLASSES & LEAGUES

Daniel Langewisch and the Faith Christian Eagles are one of numerous teams with new coaches and a new conference for the 2014 football campaign. [READ]

CENTAURI FOOTBALL: Kyle Forster

The Falcons posted a 21-8 win over Limon on Saturday and with it earned their first ever trip to a state football championship game. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A SEMIFINAL PREVIEW

Top seeded Buena Vista and QB Keegan Wentz (#4) are one win away from reaching a second consecutive state final. The Demons host Paonia on Saturday while #2 Limon ventures to Centauri as the top four seeds battle in the state semifinals. [READ]

FOOTBALL: PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (WEEK 12)

Footballs first state champion will be crowned this week as Liberty/Stratton battles Hi Plains for the six man title on Saturday. State finalists will also be determined in eight man, Class 1A and 2A while the remaining three divisions cut their playoff field down to just four teams. Here's a [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A QUARTERFINAL PREVIEW

Limon QB Gavin Liggett (#7) led the Badgers to a week one win over Yuma and now he and the Badgers face the Indians again in the state quarterfinals. It's one of four very attractive matchups on Saturday. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A FIRST ROUND PREVIEW

Running back Jareb Aziz has helped lead Centauri to the third seed in the Class 1A bracket. The Falcons begin their playoff run on Saturday at home against 14th seeded Wray. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 1A BRACKET (GAME TIMES ADDED)

The wildcard teams have been selected and the 16 teams involved in the 1A playoffs have been paired up for first round meetings. Wildcard teams are Colorado Springs Christian, Lyons and Wray with Crowley County being left out. Heres a look at the pairings. [READ]

LIMON FOOTBALL: Mike O'Dwyer

The Badgers gave up an early touchdown then scored 42 unanswered points on their way to earning another South Central league championship. [LISTEN]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL: WEEK NINE PREVIEW

Monte Vista RB Jacob Vance helps lead the 7th ranked Pirates into their huge Southern Peaks championship showdown with 6th ranked Centauri on Saturday. The winner lands the league title and is guaranteed a home game in round one of the playoffs. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK NINE RANKINGS

Two number one teams were knocked off in week eight and those losses might or might not cause some changes in our latest Colorado Preps football rankings. Palisade was surprised by Delta (3A) inside the Western Slope while Montrose (4A) came up short by three points to Grand Junction. Five new [READ]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL: WEEK EIGHT PREVIEW

Alec Ellis (#34 with the ball) leads #8 Wray into a very crucial matchup with #10 Resurrection Christian on Friday. Both teams are tied with Yuma atop the North Central league but neither has clinched an automatic playoff spot or wildcard berth. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK EIGHT RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

Of the 68 teams ranked a week ago, only 12 suffered losses and in many cases those losses came against other teams in the top ten. As a result there are only a few changes in the latest Colorado Preps football polls announced today. Regular season play winds down in eight and six man this week so [READ]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL: WEEK SEVEN PREVIEW

Limon QB (#7) eludes two tacklers in the Badgers homecoming win over Burlington earlier this year. The top ranked team in 1A gets a good challenge this week from Holyoke as the Dragons look to snap a two game skid. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK SEVEN RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

After three defending state champions were beaten on the same night in week five, things returned to normal bit in week six as most of the highly ranked teams were able to post victories. There is however a new number one in Class 3A as Palisade takes over the top slot [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK SIX RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

Lamar QB Draven Adame has led Lamar to a perfect 5-0 start and up to fifth in this week's Colorado Preps football rankings. [READ]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL: WEEK FIVE PREVIEW

Center QB Jose Angel Chavez shown here against John Mall has helped the Vikings to a surprising 4-0 start and into the top ten ahead of their big conference battle with #7 Centauri. [READ]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL: WEEK FOUR PREVIEW

Hotchkiss QB Devan Rupe calls out signals in the Bulldogs win over Del Norte. Rupe and his teammates have a difficult two week stretch against Monte Vista and Cedaredge beginning on Friday. [READ]

FOOTBALL RANKINGS ANNOUNCED (Week Four)

Since most of the top ten teams were winners in week three or had their games cancelled due to the flooding along the I-25 corridor, there are very few changes in the latest football rankings released by Colorado Preps. [READ]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL: WEEK THREE PREVIEW

Centauri RB Jared Aziz works the left side against Lamar last week as #3 Jason Buhr looks on. The Falcons fell to 1-1 with the loss and face another challenge against unbeaten Paonia in week three. [READ]

WEEK THREE FOOTBALL POLLS RELEASED

An upheaval in the eight man ranks is the headliner for the week three Colorado Preps football rankings released today. Four ranked teams from last week were knocked off and all four were dropped from the poll going into the third full week of football. [READ]

CLASS 1A - WEEK TWO PREVIEW

Traditional rivals on the Eastern Plains collide and two Western Slope powers get together for the second straight year in a developing rivalry to highlight the Class 1A schedule for the week. [READ]

WEEK TWO AT A GLANCE

Heavyweight clashes can be found in nearly every class in week two of the football season. Very few contests involve league competition but outcomes could actually help determine playoff berths and/or seeding down the road. [READ]

WEEK TWO FOOTBALL POLLS ANNOUNCED

Each Monday throughout the regular season, Colorado Preps releases a new set of football rankings for all divisions. Two new number one teams can be found in week two and ten programs unranked in the preseason are now found in their respective Top Ten. [READ]

CLASS 1A - WEEK ONE PREVIEW

As opposed to previous years, there is not a clear cut favorite as the Class 1A football season sets to open. Traditional powers fill out the top ten but each of those squads and many others will have to rely on new faces to make a strong post-season run. [READ]