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2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW – WEEK 6

Through the first five weeks of the season, the Patriot West was the only 2A Football conference to have all teams at five hundred or better.  Now those clubs start league play in what could turn out to be the best league chase in the division.  The main event this week pits #5 Resurrection Christian (4-0) against #10 Berthoud (3-0).  #8 Eaton (3-1) has the undercard against longtime rival University (2-2). The key matchup between…...

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4A Volleyball Report
Kevin Shaffer

4A VOLLEYBALL UPDATE – WEEK 6

Tuesday is a very important night for early conference battles in Class 4A volleyball.  Longmont and Niwot face off for the first half lead in the Northern league while D’Evelyn and Evergreen do the same in the Jeffco.  The match between Battle Mountain and Steamboat Springs is a first place meeting inside the Western Slope while Pueblo West looks to extend their conference winning streak with two more matches inside the South Central. Thursday brings…...

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4A Volleyball
Kevin Shaffer

4A VOLLEYBALL REPORT – WEEK 5

Since we are starting to see conference play across almost the entire 4A division, our report changes a bit as we will focus on league races and not be centered completely on the best five or six matches we selected at the beginning of the week. Of the most important matches we mentioned back on Sunday, four of them are set for the Tri Valley league so that’s where our report begins this week.  Holy…...

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3A Volleyball
Kevin Shaffer

3A VOLLEYBALL – WEEK 3 REPORT

History over the past several years tells us that the top teams in Class 3A volleyball often collide in non-conference meetings ahead of brutal league schedules.  And that trend continues this week as three top 10 meetings headline the schedule.  7th ranked Resurrection Christian is involved in two of them as they face #2 Lutheran on Tuesday and then #6 Valley on Thursday.  #5 Platte Valley and #9 Middle Park also collide on Tuesday. The…...

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Kevin Shaffer

2A/3A POST-SEASON PROJECTIONS – GIRLS

We continue our newest feature by making projections for the post-season in Class 2A and 3A girls’ basketball.  Our post-season picks will serve as a replacement for weekly top 10 rankings we’ve posted in the past. In Class 2A, the top four finishers in six districts earn automatic bids to the regional tournament.  District 3 gets three bids and District 5 earns five bids.  District champions also earn the right to host regional events and…...

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Boys Basketball Projections
Kevin Shaffer

2A/3A POST-SEASON PROJECTIONS

In a new feature that began yesterday, Colorado Preps will forego the weekly announcement of top 10 basketball rankings and instead focus on how the post-season bracketing may shape up.  Tuesday was the first release of our 1A projections and today we present our initial take on the 2A and 3A boys’ basketball playoffs. The projections are a bit different as the pairings are quite different than 1A.  In both classifications, district champions are seeded…...

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Kevin Shaffer

3A GIRLS WEEKLY PREVIEW

Right out of the gate in January the Class 3A schedule includes a game very important to a league championship race and the future post-season pairings.  2nd ranked St Mary’s goes to 4th ranked Lamar on Friday and the winner will gain a very important league win in a race that also includes 3rd ranked Colorado Springs Christian. The two Tri Peaks rivals met twice last year and split the two outings.  St Mary’s won…...

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4A VOLLEYBALL CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

Since most of the conference races in Class 4A Volleyball wind down this week, our attention is centered there and the RPI standings.  Our report looks at each conference race and what teams need to do to land a championship and we also look at the RPI standings to determine which teams might host regionals in early November. With matches almost every day of the regular season, RPI standings change on a regular basis.  For…...

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TOP FOOTBALL GAMES FOR FRIDAY (2A-1A-8MAN-6MAN)

Compared to the largest three divisions, Classes 2A, 1A, 8man and 6man are one game farther into their conference schedule and each team will have just two games remaining after this weekend.  That means the games carry even more importance as clubs work to a league crown and playoff berth. Below is a quick list and breakdown of our picks for the most important games on Friday.  The number of games selected for each class…...

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2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW – WEEK 7

League leaders in Class 2A clash on two fronts this week.  Pagosa Springs challenges Bayfield inside the Intermountain and Faith Christian heads to D’Evelyn for the Flatirons lead.  In both cases, each team is 2-0 in conference play.  Elsewhere, teams continue to work their way into position for a league crown and playoff berth.   INTERMOUNTAIN Montezuma Cortez (0-2) at Delta (1-1) (Thursday) Pagosa Springs (2-0) at Bayfield (2-0) Alamosa (1-1) at Gunnison (0-2) Sole…...

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