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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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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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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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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 young contractor-athlete, it appears, is the real deal. He certainly is on the golf course. David Baca battled Teddy Sakariason to a tie in a rain shortened nine holes on Sunday afternoon, July 30, for his third win at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course this summer, and his first ever Az…

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Tom Schultz fired a 74-71 gross last weekend at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course to best Brett Dixon by two strokes to capture his 13th club championship that was held July 15 and 16 at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course. Schultz’s first club win was in 1981.

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Bill McLaughlin seemed very much at home with a football in his hand, throwing passes to two young receivers as part of a voluntary workout Monday morning, July 17, at Miners Stadium. McLaughlin just arrived in Trinidad over the weekend and has been named as the new head coach of the Trinida…

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Two standout golfers, the youngest in the championship flight, captured the 41st Annual Trinidad Latin Invitational Golf Tournament held, Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11 at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course. The handicapped tournament, featuring a two-day scramble format with six flights al…

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The Trinidad Board of Education was expecting to hire some new coaches for the 2017-2018 school year at their Tuesday, June 13, Special Meeting, but they didn't expect that their newly hired football coach, Robert Armijo, would suddenly submit his resignation from the job he had held for jus…

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Early June might be a little early for most people to be thinking about football, but that’s definitely not true for  Robert Armijo. The newly named Head Football Coach of the Trinidad High School Mighty Miners said he was already very excited about the opportunity to be a head football coac…

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The Trinidad Rotary Club was, once again, at its best in their annual 4-person scramble hot-ball golf tournament held at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course on Friday afternoon, June 2.  

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The mentor and the mentee collaborated for three days of consistent team golf for a commanding three-stroke championship victory over the father-son tandem of Tom and Andrew Schultz.  Travis Coberly, the elder, and 22 year old Carlos Sisneros made a lot of putts and had a lot fun over the Me…

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Sometimes, all of us experience a moment when life comes full circle. This was true for Primero’s high school track coach and track team alumni Mike Duran, who helped two of the school district’s distance runners achieve a successful conclusion of their track season at the Colorado State Tra…

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Schools will soon close their doors for break and the students will settle into a relaxed state for summer. That makes it a perfect time to send those relaxed youngsters to athletic summer camps at Trinidad State Junior College. TSJC is offering basketball and volleyball camps at the Scott G…

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The Hoehne H. S. Farmers Boy’s and Girl’s track teams enjoyed good success at the State Class 2A Track and Field Championships last weekend at Jeffco Field in Lakewood. The Hoehne teams sent 10 athletes to the state championships, and nine of them won at least one medal. The Farmer’s boy’s t…

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One of the hardest working athletes to ever take the field in TSJC blue and gold will be taking her game to Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado this coming fall. Isabella Navarro recently signed her NCAA Division I National Letter of Intent to play for the Rams this coming season.

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It’s time for the crack of bat upon baseball as the Trinidad Triggers open their 2017 home season with a three-game series with the Garden City Wind at Trinidad’s Central Park, beginning at 6:05 p.m. on Monday, May 29, which also happens to be Memorial Day. The series with the Wind continues…

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