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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Small town folks can sometimes accomplish great things, and that was certainly the case for the 1966-67 Branson High School Bearcats boy’s basketball team that won the Class A Colorado State championship. The team was honored by the Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) on the 50…

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Hoehne basketball earned a split against the Meloneers of Rocky Ford on Friday, January 20. The Farmer’s boys team would earn the win, while the girls suffered a loss. The boys final was 56-51 for the home team with Kyle Kreutzer (No. 32, pictured above) leading the way. Hoehne is now 6-6 an…

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For the second consecutive year, in the high plains of northeastern Colorado last Saturday afternoon, the Cougars from Sedgwick County found a way to obstruct the Farmer’s march to the 1- A 8-man football championship. The Farmers went down last year with a big loss in the quarterfinals to t…

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The Trinidad High School Miners were pummeled by Crowley County, falling to the 5-1, 6th ranked Chargers at Miner Stadium on a perfect football Homecoming evening. The weather was delightful, but not the final score. The Miners, throttled 46-0 by a good football team, will not be looking for…

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Jacob Yates and his friends put everything but feathers in the soup kettle for a cookout at Jasper Butero Field last Friday evening, but all the hard culinary work was to no avail as the Dayspring Christian Eagles eked out a single point victory in an overtime playoff.  

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It was definitely one for the history books as the Branson/Kim Bearcats proved their mettle with a 61-7 win over the Colorado D&B Bulldogs in the first varsity football game ever played in Branson on September 2.

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Zariah Mason, a sophomore sprinter from Kim High School, was named the Class 1A girls’ track Athlete of the Year by the Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) after winning two individual events and taking the lead on two relay teams that also won state championships for the small…

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Trinidad Mighty Miners wrestlers Dylan Armijo and Jesus Diaz both qualified for the Colorado Class 3A Wrestling Tournament held on February 19 and 20 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Armijo capped off an outstanding season by placing fourth in the 3A 120-pound weight class. While Diaz didn’t w…

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T-shirts reading “Whatever it takes” were worn by Hoehne fans throughout football-crazed campus 10 miles east of Trinidad as fans packed Jasper Butero Stadium for the 1-A 8-Man quarterfinals against Sedgwick County last Saturday afternoon. Some fans even went as far as to wear face and hair …

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The Hoehne Farmers began their quest for another 1-A 8-Man state title on Saturday afternoon with a 19-8 win over the visiting Merino Rams at Jasper Butero Field.

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The Primero Bulldogs wanted to win its Southwest matchup at La Veta. But more than anything, the Bulldogs desperately sought to avoid another blowout after last week's embarrassing loss to Cotopaxi.

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