Paonia Eagles

FOOTBALL
Colorado Class 1A

Overall Record: 12-1
League Record: 5-0 (Western Slope)
2013 Football Schedule
Date
Opponent
8/23
vs. Basalt
W 30-0
9/6
W 47-25
9/14
L 14-27
9/20
W 48-6
9/27
W 47-0
10/4
vs. Meeker*
W 28-22
10/11
W 47-8
10/18
W 21-0
10/25
W 40-0
11/9
W 31-15
11/16
W 28-14
11/23
W 32-24
*Indicates league games
Paonia Football News Feed

PAONIA FOOTBALL: Brent McRae

The Eagles tripped up Centauri 32-24 to win the second state football championship in school history and first since 1959. [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 1A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW

Forgive the young men from Paonia and Centauri if they are carrying a chip on their shoulders this week. Heading into the play-offs, many people considered it a forgone conclusion that Buena Vista and Limon would meet in the Class 1A championship contest. Both were undefeated entering the playoffs [READ]

PAONIA FOOTBALL: Brent McRae

The Eagles picked up a high quality road win at Buena Vista (28-14) and now they have a chance to earn their first state football title since 1959. [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)

Football’s 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. Here’s a look at the pairings. [READ]

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]

PAONIA FOOTBALL: Brent McRae

The Eagles used a stout defense to blank Hotchkiss 21-0 to win the annual North Fork Bowl and to take over sole possession of first in the 1A Western Slope. [LISTEN]

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]

PAONIA FOOTBALL: Brent McRae

The game went back and forth but in the end, Paonia survived for a 28-22 win over Meeker in an important game inside the 1A Western Slope. [LISTEN]

CLASS 1A FOOTBALL - WEEK SIX PREVIEW

9th ranked Paonia hopes to break through with a key league win against unbeaten Meeker on Friday. The winner in our mind, should virtually lock down one of the 16 available playoff bids. [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 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]

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 doesn’t 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]