Devils and Huskies start well at Mickey Dunn

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley track and field arrived at the Mickey Dunn Invitational and saw something foreign in the sky.It’s called the sun, kids.Yes, there have been previous meets, but the Mickey Dunn is really the first time the local track teams get a good look and things, […]

Huskies baseball falls at Delta

By Chris Freud DELTA — Battle Mountain baseball was competitive, but still dropped a pair at Delta, 8-2 and 6-4, on Saturday.The Huskies were undone in the opener when the Panther scored six in the first inning. Battle Mountain was in the nightcap until Delta had a decisive two-run homer in the fifth.While the Huskies […]

Annual Pink Vail breaks fundraising record

By Ross Leonhart VAIL — There were pink gorillas, unicorns, cowboys, mohawks, fu manchus and nearly $700,000 was raised for the Shaw Regional Cancer Center at the fifth annual Pink Vail event on Saturday on Vail Mountain. Pink Vail is the biggest ski day to conquer cancer, with all of the money raised going toward […]

Devils girls lax wins in overtime

By Chris Freud WHEAT RIDGE — Yeah, the ladies from the mountains can play a bit.Eagle Valley’s Megan Aalto struck in overtime as the Devils rang up a huge 10-9 nonconference win at Wheat Ridge on Saturday.Not only is that four in a row for the Devils, but Eagle Valley dropped a 15-10 decision to […]

Huskies nip Palisade; VMS rings up fifth win

By Chris Freud PALISADE — It turned into a good week for Battle Mountain soccer.After a 2-0 loss on Monday against Silver Creek, the Huskies ran off three straight wins, capped by 2-1 come-from behind victory at Palisade on Saturday.“We got after them,” Huskies coach David Cope said. “Think about how you judge yourself as […]

Huskies nip Palisde; VMS rings up fifth win

By Chris Freud PALISADE — It turned into a good week for Battle Mountain soccer.After a 2-0 loss on Monday against Silver Creek, the Huskies ran off three straight wins, capped by 2-1 come-from behind victory at Palisade on Saturday.“We got after them,” Huskies coach David Cope said. “Think about how you judge yourself as […]

Taste of Vail events teach that rose wine is more complex than expected

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: Associated Press style has us leave out the accent mark on rose, the wine. So while it seems to read like the well-known flower, read it here as it is pronounced in French, like “rose-a.” Visit this story at www.vaildaily.com to read more about the wines featured at the “Wake […]

Warren Haynes hits the Vilar Center stage with his new mostly acoustic album, ‘Ashes & Dust’

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK — Guitar deity Warren Haynes is happiest with a stack of amps behind him and a crowd in front of him.He’ll be grinning from ear to ear when he hits the Vilar Performing Arts Center stage Sunday night.You’ve heard Haynes play, and if you haven’t, your cultural education is incomplete. […]

VIDEO: Vail’s looking mighty beautiful today for Pink Vail

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from the top of Lionshead where Pink Vail headquarters is as well as cruising down Born Free on a bluebird day at Vail Mountain. Vail […]