Montrose Indians

FOOTBALL
Colorado Class 4A

Overall Record: 1-0
League Record: 0-0 (Pikes Peak)
2016 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
8/25
W 33-27
9/2
9/9
9/16
10/7
10/14
vs. Rampart*
10/22
10/28
11/4
vs. Palmer*
*Indicates league games
Montrose Football News Feed

CLASS 3A FOOTBALL PREVIEW - WEEK ONE

For the past two years, Pueblo East and Longmont have been among the state’s best in their respective class so their early season meeting is always among the most attractive dates on the non-conference slate. Now the two teams are in the same class (3A) so the outcome will carry even more weight in [READ]

ZERO WEEK PREVIEW - PART TWO

On Monday we focused on the smaller school zero week matchups so today we move into Classes 3A, 4A and 5A to finish off a look at the top games in the opening week. Leading the list is the top five battle between #2 Pomona and #3 Mullen in Class 5A but there are four other top ten clubs that could [READ]

CLASS 4A LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME PREDICTIONS

Familiar names fill out our roster of teams we expect to battle for league championships on the Class 4A level this year. Windsor (2015) and Pine Creek (2013-14) have combined to win the last three state championships and those two will again be a factor on the league and state level. Joining them [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW – WEEK 7

If it’s a foregone conclusion that Pine Creek will enter the playoffs as the No. 1 seed – and many believe it is – then this week’s Longmont-Windsor battle could be 4A's regular-season game of the year for everyone else. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW – WEEK 6

The midway point of the season is here in Class 4A and, alas, so is league play. Two Top 10 battles highlight the Week 6 slate, with a Longs Peak League showdown featuring No. 3 Windsor and No. 5 Greeley West the marquee game in the classification. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 5A AND 4A RECAP (WEEK 4)

While some of the ultimate results were expected, the ways they came about were a little surprising Friday night. The top-ranked teams in Classes 5A and 4A each won, but it wasn’t exactly easy for Cherry Creek or Pine Creek, the latter of which notched its 30th straight. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW – WEEK 5

The Pine Creek football team hasn't played a soft schedule. The Eagles’ scores only make it look that way. The top-ranked Eagles have obliterated their first four opponents and now face perhaps their sternest test to date in surging Vista Ridge, which has climbed to No. 2. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW – WEEK 4

After mowing down consecutive top-three opponents, top-ranked Pine Creek will be coming off a nine-day respite when they oppose Pueblo West in Class 4A nonleague action Saturday. That highlights a heavy slate of Top action in the classification. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK FOUR STATE RANKINGS

No changes at the top of any respective divisions but there is quite a bit of movement elsewhere in the latest football rankings released today by CHSAA. They are posted below. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK THREE RECAP (5A AND 4A)

Four Top 10 opponents went down in 5A Friday night, and five for the week when No. 10 Rocky Mountain's loss to Legacy on Thursday is included. Here's a look at the wild evening. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW – WEEK THREE

There is plenty of 4A action on Friday, but Thursday might steal the show with No. 1 Pine Creek traveling to No. 3 Dakota Ridge. This one is so good it might force some to DVR the Broncos-Chiefs game. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK TWO RECAP (5A AND 4A)

It’s only Week Two, and already the storylines are abundant in the large classifications. The rugged Cherry Creek-Pomona matchup, the second high-caliber matchup for each team in as many weeks, is among those that won’t soon be forgotten. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW – WEEK TWO

A pair of Top 10 matchups highlight Week 2, including Falcon's second straight contest against a championship-game participant from last season. The Falcons will take on Longmont one week after opening against two-time champ Pine Creek. [READ]

FOOTBALL: WEEK ONE RECAP (CLASS 3A)

2nd ranked Fort Morgan ended five years of frustration by finally winning the Morgan County Shootout downing defending 2A state champion Brush 47-7. Tate Kembel ran for 134 yards and four touchdowns and also added a 95 yard kickoff return. Toby McBride also reached the century mark with 131 yards [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW - WEEK ONE

The 4A schedule offers no ease-in period before the first big-time showdown, as Week One will feature one of the most anticipated games of the season Friday night: Top-ranked Pine Creek at home against No. 4 Falcon, a longtime Colorado Springs-area rival. [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 4A PLAYOFF PREVIEW - QUARTERFINALS

Rematches dominate the Class 4A state quarterfinals as two of the contests feature teams that squared off in the regular season and a third is a repeat of a second round battle just a year ago. The remaining 4A field also includes two teams that picked up road wins over higher seeds in the opening [READ]

FOOTBALL: PLAYOFF SCHEDULE/RESULTS - WEEK 12

The first Gold Ball of the 2014 football season will be handed out Saturday as the top two seeds in the six man division face off for the championship. That’s one of 19 post-season games on the schedule for week 12. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PLAYOFF PREVIEW - 1ST ROUND

Filled with quality teams from top to bottom, the Class 4A playoff race could be the most exciting of 2014. Defending state champion Pine Creek is the top seed and they remain the favorite but should receive challenges from many teams including fellow unbeaten and 4A newcomer Fort Collins. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW - WEEK 10

Three conference champions have been crowned and the remaining leagues will hand out their trophies later this week as the Class 4A regular season comes to a close. Tiebreakers could also play a role in determining playoff spots as a couple of conferences could end up in three way ties. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW - WEEK 9

Conference leaders combine on three different fronts this week as Rampart challenges Pine Creek in the Pikes Peak, Broomfield and Fort Collins go head-to-head in the Longs Peak and Littleton faces Ponderosa in the Plains conference. All six teams are unbeaten in conference action. Below is a break [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW - WEEK 8

Since almost every teams still has two games remaining on their schedule after this week, no Class 4A club can clinch a conference championship this week. And with the Montrose-Falcon battle serving as the only game of league leaders, teams mainly need wins to keep them in position for a league [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW - WEEK 7

Other than Ponderosa’s mild upset of then 5th ranked Dakota Ridge, week one of conference play in Class 4A went as expected. This week several teams who posted league opening wins now square off this weekend with only the winners maintaining a piece of first place. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A PREVIEW - WEEK 6

The last classification to join in teams in the 4A division finally get a chance to enjoy conference play but that excitement may be short lived. Only three games on the schedule this week involve winning teams facing off so the others have a good chance at turning into lopsided affairs. The key [READ]

FOOTBALL: VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WEEKEND

Colorado Preps was again out and about shooting highlights of various games around the state. All of our highlights from the enter can be found by clicking on the highlights button in the menu bar. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A WEEK THREE PREVIEW

Changes are coming to the Class 4A poll next Monday as the week three schedule features three games involving top ten teams against one another and two other games where a ranked squad faces a 5A squad. A ninth squad also battles a long-time rivalry giving the week a mid-November playoff tone. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 5A WEEK THREE PREVIEW

Because of realignment before the season that created larger 5A conferences, league play gets started much earlier this year compared to recent campaigns. The league competition hits full speed this week with conference games inside the Flatirons, Front Range, Jeffco and South Metro. [READ]

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: MONTROSE - TODD CASEBIER

Despite some crucial turnovers, the Indians were able to turn back Delta 28-21 in a battle of teams ranked second in their respective class. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 3A WEEK ONE PREVIEW

Classical Academy QB Austin Bervig threw for over 300 yards in the Titans opening loss to 4th ranked Rifle. Now the 7th ranked Titans face a playoff rematch from last year when they host #8 Palisade on Friday. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A WEEK ONE PREVIEW

Four of the ten teams in the Class 4A pre-season football rankings were in action during zero week and one of them gets the rare opportunity to meet another team that also played an early game last weekend. And that matchup pits the #2 team in Class 4A against the #2 team from the 3A ranks. [READ]

FOOTBALL: ZERO WEEK PREVIEW

Angelo Youngreen (#29) has graduated but the Montrose Indians return enough talent for a return appearance in the 4A state finals. They're one of many top teams in action during zero week. [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]

PRACTICE BEGINS FOR 2014

Paonia is one of seven defending state champions that open practice for the 2014 season today. The Eagles captured the 1A state crown by beating Centauri in the finals. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW

It took a bit for Pine Creek to get over the loss to Valor Christian in the 2011 State Championship game. Pine Creek was handled 66-10. Head Coach Todd Miller said at the state championship press conference on Tuesday, "We (had to) cleanse our soul after the loss to Valor." [READ]

MONTROSE FOOTBALL: Todd Casebier

The Indians used a two point conversion at the end of a second overtime to outlast Pueblo South 39-38 in the 4A state semifinals. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: PLAYOFF SCHEDULE/RESULTS (ALL CLASSES)

QB Jay McIntyre and the Monarch Coyotes need a home win over Pine Creek today to reach a second consecutive state final. It's one of nine games on the playoff schedule for today. [READ]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A SEMIFINAL PREVIEW

Garrett Krage and the Pueblo South Colts host the 4A semifinal game against Monarch on Saturday - the first time the Colts have been at home in three Final Four appearances. [READ]

MONTROSE FOOTBALL: Todd Casebier

The Indians toppled Denver South 47-27 to earn their first Final Four visit since 1991. [LISTEN]

FOOTBALL: CLASS 4A QUARTERFINAL PREVIEW

Top seeded Montrose ran for 359 yards in their first round win over Montbello. Now the Indians host another Denver City League school in Denver South in one of four quarterfinal battles in Class 4A. [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 4A FIRST ROUND PREVIEW

The bracket sets up nicely for a huge rematch at the end if all goes the way #1 Montrose and certainly #2 Monarch wants. The Indians are the only team to beat the defending 4A champs and the Coyotes are better since the loss. The 16-team bracket in Class 4A truly represents the best in class [READ]

FOOTBALL: NEW RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

With the post-season set to get underway in all but two classes our new Colorado Preps football rankings are limited to Classes 3A and 4A. This will also represent the final football poll of the season as the teams will determine the champion on the field over the next month. [READ]

CLASS 4A FOOTBALL: WEEK NINE PREVIEW

More than a handful of contests this week have playoff implications. In fact, seven games with 14 teams are all vying for 16 spots in the playoffs that begin in two weeks. Here are some: Green Mountain (5-3) against Denver South (6-2) on Friday afternoon at 4pm; In the Plains Conference. #6 Pueblo [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]

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 4A FOOTBALL: WEEK SEVEN PREVIEW

New number 1 Montrose got to sit back and watch from on high with a bye week. The Indians will begin their four-game run in the 4A/5A Southwestern Conference Friday night against Fruita-Monument. Here are a few of the better games with league championships in the balance for Week 7: [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]

MONTROSE FOOTBALL: Todd Casebier

The #3 Indians fell behind #1 Monarch 21-6 at halftime before they stormed back to upended the defending state champions on their home field. [LISTEN]

CLASS 4A FOOTBALL: WEEK FIVE PREVIEW

Senior QB Jay McIntrye has led Monarch to a dominating 3-0 start and now the defending state champions will host #3 Montrose on Friday. It's the featured game on the 4A schedule. [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]

MONTROSE FOOTBALL: Todd Casebier

Going on the road to face #3 Pueblo West, the 6th ranked team in Class 4A scored a 23-14 win. [LISTEN]

CLASS 4A FOOTBALL - WEEK THREE PREVIEW

The J-Mc show is a sight to behold. After running for 2 scores, passing for another and returning an interception for a touchdown, Sr Jay McIntyre helped #1 Monarch bring the house down around then #2 Wheat Ridge 45-18. [READ]

FOOTBALL: TOP MATCHUPS FOR WEEK THREE

For the first time this season there is not a one versus two battle in any of the classifications but that doesnt mean the week three schedule is void of top matchups. League action gets underway on a few fronts in the smaller divisions and there are several matchups involving top ten teams. [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]

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]