Our first rundown of the new preps season

By Chris Freud

The dateline was Eagle-Vail, and Battle Mountain football won in Week 2 against Soroco, 42-0, on Sept. 5, 1997, my first story for the Vail Daily.Princess Diana’s funeral got the cover.I’m still a little peeved by that.In that first fall, Eagle Valley football, coached by some guy named John Ramunno, made the 2A state playoffs, but 3A Battle Mountain beat the Devils twice in nonconference play.Vail Mountain School soccer, coached by some guy named Bob Bandoni, was the best team in the county and made the 3A playoffs along with Steamboat Springs. The Huskies, coached by some youngster named David …

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