Sports

Fly Fisherman: Release Your Inner Lewis & Clark

–  by Robert Volpe – You’ve been fishing the same ol stretches of the Platte River for years. You’ve battled the crowds at Deckers, Cheesman Canyon, Elevenmile Canyon, and the Dream Stream. It is getting to the point where you have begun to question whether you want to continue this past time you love so…

Links Season Kick-Off

Members of the Shining Mountain Men’s Golf Club Association try to unseat chipping wiz and PGA star Phil Michelson as the premiere short-game master, during the kick-off Skills Challenge event of the year at the Shining Mountain Golf Course.  The verdict is still not in, but  according to preliminary reports filed by TMJ News, Michelson will not have to…

Denver Bronco 7K Run Coming to Woodland Park

This Saturday (May 6), some Denver Bronco players will join between 500 and 1000 other runners in a team sponsored 7K run through the streets of Woodland Park. Scott Lantis, media communications contact for the Broncos, said, “This is a part of our ‘Broncos Fit’ initiative. It is just a health and wellness platform. We…

High Country Fly Fishing Report

~ by Bob Volpe ~ Spring fishing is now in full swing. The rainbow spawn is on the wane and water temps are beginning to rise. Bugs are hatching and the prognosis for fishing is good. This following report is compiled, courtesy of Blue Quill Anglers. Cheesman Canyon —  Cheesman Canyon is fishing fair to…

Pitching Blues

The Colorado Rockies spent much of spring training in Arizona trying to address their pitching woes that have plagued them in the past. This year, the Rockies appear to have a much improved relief staff, but big questions still linger over their starting rotation. Right-hander wiz kid Jon Gray, who led the Major League rookies in…

Decision Time For Baseball Skippers

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The Colorado Rockies have some tough management decisions to make with a new skipper squad, led by new Manager Bud Black, who spent extensive time in the past with the San Diego Padres. He replaces Walt Weiss, the Rockies’ manager for the last four years. Black has taken a more…

Colorado Rockies kick off their 2017 Season

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Plenty of optimism. As the Colorado Rockies kick off their 2017 season this week, following a decent spring training stint when it focused on the basics, such as bunting techniques at the Salt River Fields in Arizona, team leaders are cautiously optimistic about their return to post-season play.  However, the team must overcome such division powerhouses…