Saints, Huskies volleyball pick up wins on Saturday

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — Vail Christian volleyball bounced back in fine fashion on Saturday, recovering from a three-set loss on Friday at West Grand to sweep Caprock Academy, 25-19, 25-13, 25-8, at the Wheeler Athletic Center in Edwards.Back-to-back games are a part of life in the 2A Slope, and the young Saints did nice […]

Vail Mountain School soccer rolls past Arrupe

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — A team can get a little complacent with nine days between games.Vail Mountain School soccer was most definitely not complacent. The Gore Rangers came roaring out of the gate on Saturday at Bandoni Alumni Field, blitzing Arrupe Jesuit, 7-0.“We came out firing,” VMS coach Pete Petrovski said. “We talked […]

Devils XC girls win at Grand Junction Friday

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Got. It. Done.Eagle Valley girls cross-country went into the Tiger Invitational with the goal of winning the meet on Friday, and the team is adding a trophy to its collection after besting the nine-team field.The Devils out-paced Gunnison, 33-80, and bunched its five scorers into the top 20.Joslin Blair […]

Devils XC girls win at Grand Junction

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Got. It. Done.Eagle Valley girls cross-country went into the Tiger Invitational with the goal of winning the meet on Friday, and the team is adding a trophy to its collection after besting the nine-team field.The Devils out-paced Gunnison, 33-80, and bunched its five scorers into the top 20.Joslin Blair […]

Huskies cross-country impresses at St. Vrain

By Chris Freud LONGMONT — So to whom did Battle Mountain girls cross-country “lose” on Saturday at the St. Vrain Invitational?The Huskies finished behind Mountain Vista, the defending Colorado 5A state champion, and Rancho Rio. Haven’t heard of Rancho Rio? Well, that’s a 5A-sized school from New Mexico.So third at St. Vrain was pretty darn […]

Huskies XC impresses at St. Vrain

By Chris Freud LONGMONT — So to whom did Battle Mountain girls cross-country “lose” on Saturday at the St. Vrain Invitational.The Huskies finished behind Mountain Vista, the defending Colorado 5A state champion, and Rancho Rio. Haven’t heard of Rancho Rio? Well, that’s a 5A-sized school from New Mexico.So third at St. Vrain was pretty darn […]

Plan to save native fish moving forward

By John LaConte GYPSUM — In 1906, Julius Olsen dug seven miles of ditch from Abrams Creek to the Buckhorn Valley area to provide water for his ranch. It was a remarkable feat at the time, and that ditch is still used today for the Buckhorn Valley neighborhood.Equally remarkable, however, is the fact that the […]

Former Ski & Snowboard Club Vail director Aldo Radamus will be inducted into the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Oct. 1

By scott miller VAIL — A Vail snow sports icon will be honored with the state’s highest form of snow sports recognition on Oct. 1. Aldo Radamus is among this year’s inductees to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame. The celebration will take place in conjunction with the Hall of Fame’s annual Induction […]

Fall foliage coming soon — prepare for fall hikes

By Ross Leonhart fall is in the air, and as pumpkin-spice everything fills the stores, soon the hiking trails will be shadowed in the colors of the changing leaves.“This time of year — September and October — are the best times of the year to be hiking,” said Nate Goldberg, director of the Beaver Creek […]

Vail Public Library gets Outside the Lines, Sept. 11-17

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — When was the last time you walked into your local library? In recent years, libraries have changed into dynamic centers for engagement to accommodate the growing needs of their local communities. The Vail Public Library is once again participating in Outside the Lines, Sunday through Saturday, Sept. 17, inviting the […]