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This past week was a better one for the Trojan teams. Despite a majority of the games still being played on the road, we came away with more wins than losses.

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It was a slightly strange week in the TSJC Athletic Department. We only had two games all week, and no contests over the weekend what-so-ever. It is odd to have some downtime this time of year, but it was a good chance to catch our breath before the spring seasons start play this coming week…

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We are off and running with a new semester at Trinidad State. The basketball teams are both back on campus, and the rest of the students are ready to arrive this weekend. The Athletic Department staff has been busy preparing for the upcoming semester. It should be an exciting time. We have t…

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The 83rd annual Trinidad State Junior College High School Invitational Basketball Tournament is in the record books. It was three days of entertaining basketball at Scott Gym, in which teams from 10 area high schools competed. Teams representing Trinidad, Hoehne, Primero, Raton, Kim, La Junt…

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Julesburg, Colo. — Chris Michel stood emotionless in the wild celebration.  The Sedgwick County coach looked up at a bruised colored sky and then basked in the rain as his players celebrated the aftermath of a heroic 58-14 victory over Hoehne in the Class A, Eight-Man State Championship game…

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There are many times throughout the year that it feels like the entire athletic department is running around with their hair on fire. We get busy and have teams going in all directions, but rarely do we have all of the teams in action at the same time. That will happen this week as every Tro…

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Charles “Ozzy” Osborne, Theodore “Teddy” Henderson and Joseph “The Professor” Broderick are three names baseball fans throughout the country will likely become accustomed to some day if this past weekend is any indication as the trio led the Triggers to the 2018 Pecos League final four with …

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The Trinidad Triggers are atop the Mountain Division of the Pecos League as they host key rival the Santa Fe Fuego twice later today for a Taco Tuesday doubleheader at Trinidad Central Park. Game one of the doubleheader is scheduled for a 2:05 p.m. first pitch and the nightcap is slated to b…

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The grounds crew for the 2018 John Tate Challenge Cup at Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo had their work cut out for them in the early hours of Saturday, April 7. As meet volunteers scurried to remove snow and ice from the stadium in the 23-degree weather the meet officials announced to the coa…

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When Job Alexander made the decision to move from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Trinidad, Colorado his world changed overnight.  A standout basketball player in high school, he had offers from several NCAA Division III and Division II schools, but only one from a community college.  

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Spring has arrived and summertime fun is just around the corner, and for many locals and visitors the Trinidad Triggers 2018 baseball season offers the fun and excitement of evening baseball games at Trinidad’s Central Park. Triggers’ General Manager Kim Schultz presented information about t…

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A former Trinidad Triggers catcher died as the result of injuries he sustained in a California car accident on Sunday, March 11. Brett Mendoza, 30, spent the 2012 season with the Triggers in their inaugural year, and was working as the Assistant Baseball Coach at Peninsula High School in Red…

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Lady Trojan Alyssa McWilliams throws out a runner from Frank Phillips College.

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The Friends of Trinidad Lake State Park are hosting a Cupid’s Arrows archery event on Sunday, February 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the archery range located on the north side of Trinidad Lake. The event is open to participants of all ages and is free, although all vehicles on the park must h…

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On Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Sebastiani Gymnasium in Trinidad, Colorado, the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) in partnership with Primero High School from Weston, Colorado gave an essential soccer skills camp to the areas youngest student-athletes.  Young kids just learning the basics…

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On Saturday, Jan. 27 on home court parquet, the Hoehne High School Farmers hoop teams invited the Swink High School Lions for a basketball game challenge to continue tuning and training for peak performances during league and district championships arriving in mid February.

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The Trinidad High School Miners boys and girls basketball teams opened doors wide Friday, Jan. 26 for the Buena Vista High School Demons to challenge hoops hardwood in a late season winter sports  basketball matchup.

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The Trinidad High School Miners boys basketball team has seen more road time a universe away from Donnelly Gym than dinner time at home with any family.  

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This Saturday, Jan. 20, at 9:00 a.m. the G. Gagliardi Wrestling Tournament opens at Trinidad High School and is a generations old, state wide and iconic high school wrestling tournament consisting of twenty four teams from all corners of Colorado as well as from states across the border.

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On Jan. 13, the Primero High School Bulldogs boys basketball team had everything basketball to be concerned with as they hosted the second ranked team in the state the Creede Miners.

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Trinidad High School Miners girls and boys basketball teams have had a rough first half of the winter sports season.  Lady Miners head coach Ipek Turkyilmaz and boys head coach David Harnish have shared similar frustrations about their respective teams. Lack of focus, lack of effort, lack of…

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The undefeated Kim/Branson Lady Mustangs walked across campus Jan. 6 to open home court parquet and host the Antonito Trojans to a non-conference game, hoping to remain undefeated and move to 9-0 on the season and improve on their state ranking at 15 (rankings sourced from MaxPreps).

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The new year is underway with activity returning to campus this past week. The basketball teams each saw action this weekend, and despite dealing with some injury/illness issues, each team got off to a good start to the second half of their respective seasons.

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melio may very well be the best basketball athlete in the region. Tall, fast, explosive, passionate and emotive — all describe Darmelio.  On Jan. 5 at home, Damelio again showed all early at last Friday’s game the tremendous athleticism No. 21 is blessed with, putting on an early display of …

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Good basketball teams overcome all types of adiversity to win. Often outmatched athletically, a basketball team will out hustle an opponent with a strong press defense, gaining a win where none on paper existed. Meanwhile, a shorter team might match wits from down deep, punctuating a win wit…

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Early in the Hoehne High School boys basketball season, the Farmers lived in the twilight zone of no identity for either offensive or defensive oriented hoops squads. With the Farmers not being the most athletic, or tallest, or most experienced in league basketball, Coach Cliff Santistevan n…

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(ALAMOSA, Colo) – The Trojan Track and Field teams got their season off to an early start Friday and Saturday at the ASU Early Grizzly Open in Alamosa. Competing against some of the best Division II track and field teams in the country, the Trojans not only held their own, but set some impre…

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The 82nd Trinidad State Junior College Invitational basketball tournament and cheerleading competition ruled the weekend. Hoehne won the cheer competition, while La Junta ruled the brackets in both the boys and girls divisions to take home two championship trophies. For the local teams, the …

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Hoops season gets underway this Thursday with the tip off of the 82nd annual TSJC Basketball Tournament. The oldest tourney in the state will be hosting some of the area’s top athletes stretching from Colorado Springs (Manitou Springs), to Springer, New Mexico. Here is a brief look at what s…

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The sights and sounds of high school basketball action will highlight this year’s 82nd Annual Trinidad State Junior College Invitational Basketball Tournament, beginning on Thursday, November 30 at Scott Gym in both men’s and women’s divisions. The cheerleading competition will return this y…

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Trinidad State fell to Otero in the Region IX semifinal matchup this past weekend in Denver. The Trojans went into the game at Metro State University’s Regency Athletic Complex favored as the higher seed but fell 4-3 to end their season.       

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Trinidad State tipped off the 2017-18 basketball season this past Wednesday evening in a contest with Air Force Prep at Scott Gym. The Lady Trojans shook off a slow start to pick up their first win of the year 53-45 over the Huskies.

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     The Trojan Soccer team moved their 2017 record to 8-3 with a 3-2 overtime win at Los Niños Park on Thursday. The Trojans defeated Utah State University Eastern on a “Golden Goal” in overtime to seal the victory. In NJCAA rules when the teams are tied after regulation they play two 10-mi…

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     Lamar, with an outstanding group of golfers, won the Trinidad High Invitational on Tuesday, August 29 held at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course, but Trinidad’s Lance Peters ruled the day and tamed the course.

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