Sports

Woodland Park High School Hockey Team Kicks Off Season

~ by Trevor Phipps ~   Back when I was a kid… We played hockey on the frozen lake of memorial.   Then, I remember the local kids playing at a rink at the park on Valley View Drive. And then they started playing on a rink out in Meadow Wood Park. Since then, the…

Broncos/Jets Preview

~by Bob Volpe ~ Next week the 5-7 New York Jets come into Mile High. The Jets snapped a two game losing streak last week beating the Kansas City Chiefs in a squeaker. With just over 2 minutes to play the Jets scored a go ahead touchdown against the Chiefs 38-31. On the ensuing possession…

Colorado State Earns Bowl Bid

~ by Trevor Phipps ~   Well its official folks, the Colorado State Rams have earned the right to compete in a college bowl game with the 7-5 record they got during the 2017 season.   The official results were not in until late Sunday afternoon after all of the rest of the college teams finished their…

Air Force Falcons  Edge Utah State

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ The Falcons played their final game of the season last week during a late-night home game. The Falcons came out in force during a high scoring shootout. At the end, the Falcons were able to fly past the Utah State Aggies beating them by a score of 38 to 35.…

College Sports Updates

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Colorado Buffaloes Gear Up For Final Game The Buffs had a bye last week and had some time to get rest after their loss two weeks ago.   The Buffs’ defeat threw them into a losing season by giving them a 5-6 record. Next week the Buffs travel west to…

Broncos/Raiders Preview

~ by Bob Volpe ~   Next week the Broncos travel to the black hole in LA to face the 4-6 Raiders. The Raiders got creamed by the Patriots last week in Mexico City 33-8. They’ll be looking to get back in the AFC West Division race, since the Chargers embarrassed the Bills last week…

Fall Sports Wrap-Up!

Athletic Programs Produce Improving Prospects   ~ by Trevor Phipps ~   Winter is coming.   A true sign of this reality is that the 2017 high school fall sports season has now reached a conclusion.   The athletic programs offered at both Woodland Park and Cripple Creek-Victor High Schools during the fall recorded some definite…

Woodland Park Panthers End Pigskin Season on Losing Note

Injury of Star Running Back Cripples Team’s Prospects   ~ by Trevor Phipps ~   With star player Dominic Roskam ending the 2017 football season on the sidelines in a knee brace, the WP Panthers’ varsity football team lost last Friday by another huge scoring margin.   The Panthers got absolutely outplayed during a final…