‘Round up usual suspects’ for state soccer awards

By Chris Freud

It really does feel like I rewrite some articles, but sometimes they’re fun to rewrite.State soccer awards came out on Saturday, and, as Claude Rains said, “Round up the usual suspects.” (Kids, you should know from what movie that came. The answer follows.)At 4A, Eagle Valley’s Mariel Gutierrez was a slam-dunk first-teamer. Five-hundred goals in a season will usually do that. (OK, it was just 37, but that’s still pretty good.)Battle Mountain’s Emily Cope and Logan Nash roped second-team honors, and Acacia Ortiz was an honorable mention.For our 2A state champions Vail Mountain School Gore Rangers — it’s fun to …

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‘Round up the usual suspects’ for state soccer awards

By Chris Freud

It really does feel like I rewrite some articles, but sometimes they’re fun to rewrite.State soccer awards came out on Saturday, and, as Claude Rains said, “Round up the usual suspects.” (Kids, you should know from what movie that came. The answer follows.)At 4A, Eagle Valley’s Mariel Gutierrez was a slam-dunk first-teamer. Five-hundred goals in a season will usually do that. (OK, it was just 37, but that’s still pretty good.)Battle Mountain’s Emily Cope and Logan Nash roped second-team honors, and Acacia Ortiz was an honorable mention.For our 2A state champions Vail Mountain School Gore Rangers — it’s fun to …

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Sage grouse regulations draw praise, protest

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — New federal regulations could put the greater sage grouse on the road to recovery, but it could cost thousands of jobs and billions of dollars.The Obama administration’s plans aim to conserve the bird’s habitat, but limit oil and natural gas drilling.Eagle County is at the southern edge of the greater sage grouse range.Jobs and money“The economic impact of sage-grouse restrictions on just the oil and natural gas industry will be between 9,170 and 18,250 jobs and $2.4 billion to $4.8 billion of annual economic impact across Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming,” said Kathleen Sgamma, vice president of …

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Eagle County’s X factor

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — This year, local residents have an athlete to cheer for at the Summer X Games.Nicole Bradford of McCoy, a Colorado native and Avon business owner, will compete in the X Games EnduroCross competition in Austin, Texas, on Friday after receiving her invite several weeks ago.It won’t be her first time competing at X Games, but it will be her first time competing in the world’s biggest EnduroCross competition 100 percent injury free.“It definitely was a goal,” she said about returning to X Games. “When I competed in 2012 I had a blown ACL/LCL. So I wanted to …

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