Sports

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…

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…