Sports

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…

HOOKED ON FLY FISHING – IT’S CHEAPER THAN THERAPY

~ by Bob Volpe ~ Spring is just around the corner and a man’s heart turns toward thoughts of rising trout. Colorado is world renowned for its world class trout streams and we here on the front range of the Rockies are fortunate to have one of the best trout streams in the world within…

Winter Sports Recap

No big surprises for Woodland Park winter teams   by Mac McClintock            The winter sports season has officially screeched to a halt in Woodland Park, producing an eventful time for two basketball teams and for local wrestlers.   While it might not have been the most successful sports season, the school district scored definite victories…

Colorado Ski Country Ready to Celebrate Spring

With Deals, Events and Activities  Colorado Ski Areas will Host Competitions, Concerts and More Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are ready to welcome spring as we head into March and April, traditionally the snowiest months, with full calendars of events, deals, promotions and activities for the whole family. Between now and the end…

Woodland Park Basketball Teams Conclude Their Seasons

~ by Mac McClintock ~ The Woodland Park boys’ and girls’ basketball teams ended their seasons last week with a senior pageant and a few final games, but not much in the way of stellar victories. However, both teams exceeded their b-ball mark of a year ago and may have reached a stepping stone for a…