Month: November 2019

NCAA Division II Football Tournament Schedule/Results

The 2019 Division II Football tournament starts this weekend, two Colorado teams are in the field as Colorado School of Mines is #3 in Super Region 4 and CSU-Pueblo is the #4 team in that region. Here is the complete schedule and results for the entire tournament.


First Round (Saturday November 23rd) *Higher Seed Hosts*

Super Region 1

Game 1: #4 Indiana (PA) Crimson Hawks (10-1) vs. #5 Shepherd Rams (9-2): TBD

Game 2: #2 Kutztown Golden Bears (10-1) vs. #7 Tiffin Dragons (9-1): TBD

Game 3: #3 Notre Dame (OH) Falcons (10-1) vs. #6 West Chester (PA) Golden Rams (9-2): TBD

Super Region 2

Game 4: #4 Wingate Bulldogs (10-1) vs. #5 West Florida Argos (8-2): TBD

Game 5: #2 Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (11-0) vs. #7 Miles Golden Bears (9-2): TBD

Game 6: #3 Bowie State Bulldogs (11-0) vs. #6 Carson-Newman (8-2): TBD

Super Region 3

Game 7: #4 Central Missouri Mules (10-1) vs. #5 Indianapolis Greyhounds (9-1): TBD

Game 8: #2 Ouachita Baptist Tigers (11-0) vs. #7 Lindenwood (MO) Lions (8-3): TBD

Game 9: #3 Northwest Missouri State Bearcats (10-1) vs. #6 Harding Bison (10-1): TBD

Super Region 4

Game 10: #4 Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (10-1) vs. #5 Augustana (SD) Vikings (9-2): TBD

Game 11: #2 Tarleton State Texans (11-0) vs. #7 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions (9-2): TBD

Game 12: #3 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers (11-0) vs. #6 Sioux Falls Cougars (8-3): TBD

 

Second Round (Saturday November 30th) *Higher Seed Hosts*

Super Region 1

Game 13: #1 Slippery Rock Lions (11-0) vs. Winner Game 1: TBD

Game 14: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3: TBD

Super Region 2

Game 15: #1 Valdosta State Blazers (10-0) vs. Winner Game 4: TBD

Game 16: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6: TBD

Super Region 3

Game 17: #1 Ferris State Bulldogs (10-0) vs. Winner Game 7: TBD

Game 18: Winner Game 8 vs. Winner Game 9: TBD

Super Region 4

Game 19: #1 Minnesota State-Mankato Mavericks (11-0) vs. Winner Game 10: TBD

Game 20: Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12: TBD

 

Quarterfinals/Regional Finals (Saturday December 7th) *Higher Seed Hosts*

Super Region 1

Game 21: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBD

Super Region 2

Game 22: Winner Game 15 vs. Winner Game 16: TBD

Super Region 3

Game 23: Winner Game 17 vs. Winner Game 18: TBD

Super Region 4

Game 24: Winner Game 19 vs. Winner Game 20: TBD

 

Semifinals (Saturday December 14th) *Higher Seed Hosts*
~Teams Reseeded Before Semifinals~

Game 25: #1 vs. #4: TBD

Game 26: #2 vs. #3: TBD

 

Championship (Saturday December 21st) *McKinney ISD Stadium, McKinney, TX*

Game 27: Winner Game 25 vs. Winner Game 26: TBD

 

Friday *Saturday* Pick ‘Em (November 16th)

State Quarterfinals are this weekend in high school football, meanwhile the college football season is nearing an end and the NFL is in Week 11.

Here’s how the points look:
Jim- 58 points
Triple R- 50 points

Here’s another edition of the “Friday Pick ‘Em”.


HIGH SCHOOL

#3 Fowler Grizzlies (10-0) @ #6 Mancos Bluejays (9-1)

  • Mancos High School (Mancos, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Fowler- def. Simla, Mancos- def. Caliche
    • Triple R: Fowler continues to roll, all the way to the semifinal. Fowler 45-13
    • Jim: This will be Fowler’s toughest matchup this year but I see them withstanding but not in a dominate way. Fowler 31-21.

#5 Faith Christian Eagles (9-1) @ #4 Delta Panthers (9-1)

  • Delta High School (Delta, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Delta leads 1-0
  • Last Game: November 5, 2016 @ Faith Christian (Delta 14-7)
  • Last Week: Faith Christian- def Elizabeth, Delta- def Pagosa Springs
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Probably going to be the game of the week in Class 2A. Faith makes the long trip to Delta, it shows. Delta 35-7 
    • Jim: Both teams have been tearing thru the season. Faith is coming off a very close matchup last week. While Delta cruised. Delta 31-8.

#5 Centauri Falcons (9-1) @ #4 Meeker Cowboys (9-1)

  • Meeker High School (Meeker, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Centauri- def. Flatirons Academy, Meeker- def. Buena Vista
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Don’t know much about these two. So just going to flip a coin and put a score. Centauri 28-21
    • Jim: This is going to be a battle but I think the Meeker passing game is just going to be to much. Meeker 21-7.

#7 Lamar Savages (8-2) @ #2 Sterling Tigers (9-1)

  • Sterling High School (Sterling, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Lamar- def. Eaton, Sterling- def. Moffat County
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Lamar has had a great year. It ends here. Sterling 35-13
    • Jim: I’ll tell you, Lamar has surprised me, since opening the season with a loss to Limon. But there surprise season has hit a road block. Sterling 20-7

NCAA

Air Force Falcons (7-2, 4-1) @ Colorado State Rams (4-5, 3-2)

  • Canvas Stadium (Fort Collins, CO) *Saturday 5pm*
  • Series: Air Force leads 35-21-1
  • Last Game: November 22, 2018 @ Air Force (Air Force 27-19)
  • Last Week: Air Force- Bye, Colorado State- Bye
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Air Force has been need I say a “Force” this year, see what I did there? Air Force wins the Ram-Falcon trophy for the 4th straight year. Air Force 45-28
    • Jim: Colorado State is having a nightmare year and that continues against a tough Air Force offense. Air Force 31-10

Western Colorado Mountaineers (5-5, 5-4) @ #10 CSU-PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES (9-1, 8-1)

  • Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl (Pueblo, CO) *Saturday 12pm*
  • Series (Since 2008): Colorado State-Pueblo leads 3-0
  • Last Game: November 10, 2018 @ Western Colorado (Colorado State-Pueblo 41-3)
  • Last Week: Western Colorado- lost to New Mexico Highlands, CSU-Pueblo- def Black Hills State
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: It’s simple, CSU gets into the playoffs….again. CSU-Pueblo 45-7. (Another bold prediction, off the record. Colorado Mines loses to Chadron State and the Pack claim a share of the RMAC title.)
    • Jim: CSU is out to make a statement and continues to roll. CSU-Pueblo 30-7

Denver Broncos (3-6) @ Minnesota Vikings (7-3)

  • US Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN) *Sunday 11am*
  • Series: Tied 7-7
  • Last Game: October 4, 2015 @ Denver (Denver 23-20)
  • Last Week: Denver- Bye, Minnesota- def. Dallas
  • Predictions:
    • Triple R: Brandon Allen showed some great things in his start two weeks ago. Does he have enough left for another great game? He does. Denver 28-10
    • Jim: Allen came in and did a great job for Denver two weeks ago. I see him going it again but its just not enough. Minnesota 31-21.

NJCAA Volleyball National Tournament Schedule/Results

Otero Junior College has made the National Tournament after winning their 1st Region IX Title in school history. The Tournament is in Hutchinson, Kansas and runs from November 21st thru November 23rd. Here is the schedule and results for the entire weekend.


First Round (Thursday November 21)

Match 1: #3 Seward County CC Sainta vs. #14 Hill College Rebels: 8am

Match 2: #6 Indian Hills CC Warriors vs. #11 Otero JC Rattlers: 8am

Match 3: #7 Odessa College Wranglers vs. #10 Iowa Western Reivers: 10am

Match 4: #2 Miami-Dade College Sharks vs. #15 Gadsden State CC Cardinals: 10am

Match 5: #1 Navarro College Bulldogs vs. #16 Monroe College Mustangs: 12pm

Match 6: #8 Hillsborough CC Hawks vs. #9 New Mexico Military Institute Broncos: 12pm

Match 7: #5 Polk State College Eagles vs. #12 Panola College Ponies: 2pm

Match 8: #4 Snow College Badgers vs. #13 Northeastern JC Plainswomen: 2pm

Quarterfinals *CHAMPIONSHIP Bracket* (Thursday November 21st)

Match 9: Winner Match 1 vs. Winner Match 2: 4:30pm

Match 10: Winner Match 3 vs. Winner Match 4: 4:30pm

Match 11: Winner Match 5 vs. Winner Match 6: 6:30pm

Match 12: Winner Match 7 vs. Winner Match 8: 6:30pm

Consolation *9th Place Bracket* (Friday November 22nd)

Match 13: Loser Match 1 vs. Loser Match 2: 9am

Match 14: Loser Match 3 vs. Loser Match 4: 9am

Match 15: Loser Match 5 vs. Loser Match 6: 11am 

Match 16: Loser Match 7 vs. Loser Match 8: 11am

Consolation *5th Place Bracket* (Friday November 22nd)

Match 17: Loser Match 9 vs. Loser Match 10: 1:30pm

Match 18: Loser Match 11 vs. Loser Match 12: 1:30pm

Consolation *9th Place Bracket* (Friday November 22nd)

Match 19: Winner Match 13 vs. Winner Match 14: 3:30pm

Match 20: Winner Match 15 vs. Winner Match 16: 3:30pm

Semifinals *Championship Bracket* (Friday November 22nd)

Match 21: Winner Match 11 vs. Winner Match 12: 5:30pm

Match 22: Winner Match 9 vs. Winner Match 10: 5:30pm

9th Place Game (Saturday November 23rd)

Match 23: Winner Match 19 vs. Winner Match 20: 9am

7th Place Game (Saturday November 23rd)

Match 24: Loser Match 17 vs. Loser Match 18: 11:30am

5th Place Game (Saturday November 23rd)

Match 25: Winner Match 17 vs. Winner Match 18: 1:30pm

3rd Place (Saturday November 23rd)

Match 26: Loser Match 21 vs. Loser Match 22: 3:30pm

Championship (Saturday November 23rd)

Match 27: Winner Match 21 vs. Winner Match 22: 5:30pm

2A State Volleyball Schedule/Results

The 2019 State Volleyball tournament is upon us, 12 teams vying for a State Title. Games start Thursday and run through Saturday. All game are at the Denver Coliseum. Here is the schedule and results from the entire weekend.


Opening Round (Thursday November 14th)

#1 Denver Christian Thunder (BYE)

Game 1: #8 Fowler Grizzlies def. #9 Dolores Bears: 3-1 (21-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-20)

Game 2: #5 Wiggins Tigers def. #12 Fountain Valley Danes: 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-12)

#4 Union Colony Timberwolves (BYE)

#3 Meeker Cowboys (BYE)

Game 3: #6 Simla Cubs vs. #11 Yuma Indians: 3-1 (25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 25-21)

Game 4: #7 West Grand Mustangs def. #10 Del Norte Tigers: 3-2 (19-25, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-10)

#2 Limon Badgers (BYE)

Second Round *Winners Side* (Friday November 15th)

Game 5: #1 Denver Christian Thunder def. #8 Fowler Grizzlies: 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-10)

Game 6: #4 Union Colony Timberwolves def. #5 Wiggins Tigers: 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-15)

Game 7: #3 Meeker Cowboys def. #6 Simla Cubs: 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-21)

Game 8: #2 Limon Badgers def. #7 West Grand Mustangs: 3-1 (21-25, 25-19, 25-22 25-19)

First Round *Losers Side* (Friday November 16th)

Game 9: #5 Wiggins Tigers def. #11Yuma Indians: 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 25-21)

Game 10: #8 Fowler Grizzlies def. #10 Del Norte Tigers: 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-21)

Game 11: #7 West Grand Mustangs def. #9 Dolores Bears: 3-2 (25-23, 15-25, 9-25, 25-17, 15-12)

Game 12: #6 Simla Cubs def. #12 Fountain Valley Danes: 3-1 (25-19, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21)

Quarterfinals *Winners Side* (Friday November 16th)

Game 13: #1 Denver Christian Thunder def. #4 Union Colony Tiimberwolves: 3-1 (15-25, 25-10, 25-23, 25-19)

Game 14: #2 Limon Badgers def. #3 Meeker Cowboys: 3-2 (25-14, 23-25, 19-25, 25-17, 15-13)

Second Round *Losers Side* (Friday November 16th)

Game 15: #5 Wiggins Tigers def. #8 Fowler Grizzlies: 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-19)

Game 16: #6 Simla Cubs vs. #7 West Grand Mustangs: 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-20)

Quarterfinals *Losers Side* (Saturday November 17th)

Game 17: #5 Wiggins Tigers def. #3 Meeker Cowboys: 3-1 (25-18, 22-25, 25-14, 30-28)

Game 18: #6 Simla Cubs def. #4 Union Colony Timberwolves: 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-19)

Semifinals (Saturday November 17th)

Semifinal 1: #1 Denver Christian Thunder def. #5 Wiggins Tigers: 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-10)

Semifinals 2: #2 Limon Badgers def. #6 Simla Cubs: 3-1 (25-17, 22-25, 25-12, 25-21)

Championship (Saturday November 17th)

#1 Denver Christian Thunder def. #2 Limon Badgers: 3-1 (25-14, 20-25, 25-15, 25-10)

 

 

 

Friday Pick ‘Em (November 8th)

High School Playoffs are upon us, Jim has the lead but Randy has narrowed it down.

Here’s how the points look:

  • Jim- 53 points
  • Triple R- 48 oints

Here’s another edition of the “Friday Pick ‘Em”.


HIGH SCHOOL

#15 LA JUNTA TIGERS (5-5) @ #3 Resurrection Christian Cougars (8-1)

  • Severance High School (Severance, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: La Junta- def. Manitou Springs, Resurrection Christian- def. Prospect Ridge
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Playoff time, Tigers looking to keep their season going. It’s going to be a cold one Saturday. Think this benefits La Junta. Tigers move on, La Junta 14-7
    • Jim: La Junta had a dominate game last week but this week they have a tough cookie to face. I just don’t see them handling Resurrection. Resurrection Christian 30-7.

#15 ROCKY FORD MELONEERS (6-3) @ #2 Holyoke Dragons (9-0)

  • Holyoke High School (Holyoke, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Rocky Ford- def John Mall, Holyoke- def Limon
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: The Meloneers are back in the playoffs for the first time in 9 years. They lost a player before the season started. His number was 15, the Meloneers enter as the 15 seed. Coincidence? I think not, UPSET ALERT. Meloneers 21-14
    • Jim: Rocky has a balanced attack, but they drew a bad draw for the first Round. Holyoke 20-6

#14 Simla Cubs (5-3) @ #3 FOWLER GRIZZLIES (9-0)

  • Vibber Field (Fowler, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Simla leads 6-4
  • Last Game: October 13, 2017 @ Simla (Fowler 40-14)
  • Last Week: Simla- Bye, Fowler- def Springfield
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Fowler is on a roll, their at home. Nothing stops them here. Fowler 56-0
    • Jim: Fowler is on a ride to the ship game. Doesn’t stop here. Fowler 50-18

NCAA

Stanford (4-4, 3-3) @ COLORADO BUFFALOES (3-6, 1-5)

  • Folsom Field (Boulder, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series: Stanford leads 6-4
  • Last Game: October 22, 2016 @ Stanford (Colorado 10-5)
  • Last Week: Stanford- Bye, Colorado- lost to UCLA
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: The Cardinal come in fresh off a bye. Their rested and they win. Stanford 35-10
    • Jim: This should be a great game. Both teams need a win in the worst way. Colorado 31-21

Black Hills State Yellow Jackets (2-7, 2-7) #13 CSU-PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES (8-1, 7-1)

  • Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl
  • Series (Since 2008): Colorado State-Pueblo leads 7-0
  • Last Game: November 3, 2018 @ Black Hills State (Colorado State-Pueblo 59-6)
  • Last Week: Black Hills State- lost to Western Colorado, CSU-Pueblo- def Fort Lewis
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: A win here has to put the Pack in the playoffs. Their running high and they run all over the Yellow Jackets. CSU-Pueblo 45-10
    • Jim: CSU is playing like a well oiled machine. Black Hills isn’t. CSU-Pueblo 40-10

2019 State Football Quarterfinal Host Scenerios (8-Man thru 2A)

8-Man

MatchupMethodHome Team
#1 Sedgwick County vs. #8 MerinoCoin FlipSedgwick County
#1 Sedgwick County vs. #9 West Grand Home GamesWest Grand
#8 Merino vs. #16 Elbert Home GamesElbert
#9 West Grand vs. #16 ElbertCoin FlipElbert
#4 Vail Christian vs. #5 Dayspring Christian Coin FlipDayspring Christian
#4 Vail Christian vs. #12 RangelyHome GamesRangely
#5 Dayspring Christian vs. #13 Dove CreekHome GamesDove Creek
#12 Rangely vs. #13 Dove CreekCoin FlipRangely
#3 Fowler vs. #6 Mancos Coin FlipMancos
#3 Fowler vs. #11 CalicheHome GamesCaliche
#11 Caliche vs. #14 Simla Coin FlipSimla
#6 Mancos vs. #14 Simla Home GamesSimla
#2 Pikes Peak Christian vs. #7 SanfordCoin FlipPikes Peak Christian
#2 Pikes Peak Christian vs. #10 Holly Home GamesHolly
#7 Sanford vs. #15 Sargent Home Games Sargent
#10 Holly vs. #15 Sargent Coin FlioSargent

1A

MatchupMethodHome Team
#1 Strasburg vs. #8 Highland Higher SeedStrasburg
#1 Strasburg vs. #9 HotchkissHome GamesHotchkiss
#8 Highland vs. #16 Manual Home GamesManual
#9 Hotchkiss vs. #16 ManualHigher SeedHotchkiss
#4 Meeker vs. #5 CentauriHigher SeedMeeker
#4 Meeker vs. #12 Flatirons Academy Home GamesFlatirons Academy
#5 Centauri vs. #13 Buena Vista Home GamesBuena Vista
#12 Flatirons Academy vs. #13 Buena Vista Higher Seed Flatirons Academy
#3 Limon vs. #6 Florence Higher SeedLimon
#3 Limon vs. #11 WrayHome GamesWray
#6 Florence vs. #14 Rye Home Games Rye
#11 Wray vs. #14 RyeHigher SeedWray
#2 Holyoke vs. #7 CSCSHigher SeedHolyoke
#2 Holyoke vs. #10 Yuma Home GamesYuma
#7 CSCS vs. #15 Rocky Ford Home GamesRocky Ford
#10 Yuma vs. #15 Rocky Ford Higher SeedYuma

2A

Matchup MethodHome Team
#1 Rifle vs. #8 TCAHigher SeedRifle
#1 Rifle vs. #9 Basalt Home Games Basalt
#8 TCA vs. #16 Englewood Home GamesEnglewood
#9 Basalt vs. #16 Englewood Higher SeedBasalt
#4 Delta vs. #5 Faith ChristianHigher SeedDelta
#4 Delta vs. #12 ElizabethHome GamesElizabeth
#5 Faith Christian vs. #13 Pagosa SpringsHome GamesPagosa Springs
#12 Elizabeth vs. #13 Pagosa Springs Higher SeedElizabeth
#2 Sterling vs. #7 Lamar Higher SeedSterling
#2 Sterling vs. #10 Eaton Home GamesEaton
#7 Lamar vs. #15 Moffat County Home GamesMoffat County
#10 Eaton vs. #15 Moffat County Higher SeedEaton
#3 Resurrection Christian vs. #6 Platte ValleyHigher SeedResurrection Christian
#3 Resurrection Christian vs. #11 Bennett Home GamesBennett
#6 Platte Valley vs. #14 La Junta Home GamesLa Junta
#11 Bennett vs. #14 La Junta Higher SeedBennett

2019 8-Man State Football Schedule/Results

First Round (Nov. 7-9) *Higher Seed Hosts*

Game 1: #1 Sedgwick County Cougars (9-0) def. #16 Elbert Bulldogs (7-2): 60-0

Game 2: #8 Merino Rams (6-3) def. #9 West Grand Mustangs (7-2): 14-8

Game 3: #4 Vail Christian Saints (9-0) def. #13 Dove Creek Bulldogs (5-4): 66-30

Game 4: #5 Dayspring Christian Eagles (8-1) def. #12 Rangely Panthers (6-3): 52-0

Game 5: #3 Fowler Grizzlies (9-0) def. #14 Simla Cubs (5-3): 40-0

Game 6: #6 Mancos Bluejays (8-1) def. #11 Caliche Buffaloes (6-3): 36-6

Game 7: #2 Sanford Indians (9-0) def. #15 Holly Wildcats (6-3): 58-20

Game 8: #7 Pikes Peak Christian Eagles (7-1) def. #10 Sargent Farmers (6-3): 50-14

QUARTERFINALS (TBD) *HOME TEAM IN BOLD*

Game 9: #1 Sedgwick County Cougars (10-0) def. #8 Merino Rams (7-3): 54-0

Game 10: #5 Dayspring Christian Eagles (9-1) def. #4 Vail Christian Saints (9-1): 38-28

Game 11: #3 Fowler Grizzlies (10-0) def. #6 Mancos Bluejays (9-1): 34-28

Game 12: #7 Pikes Peak Christian Eagles (8-1) def. #2 Sanford Indians (10-0): 28-6

SEMIFINALS (TBD) *HOME TEAM IN BOLD*

Game 13: #1 Sedgwick County Cougars (11-0) vs. Dayspring Christian Eagles (9-1): TBD

Game 14: #3 Fowler Grizzlies (11-0) vs. #7 Pikes Peak Christian Eagles (9-1): TBD

CHAMPIONSHIP (TBD) *TBD*

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBD

2019 1A State Football Schedule/Results

First Round (Nov. 7-9) *Higher Seed Hosts*

Game 1: #1 Strasburg Indians (9-0) def. #16 Manual Thunderbolts (4-5): 50-0

Game 2: #8 Highland Huskies (6-3) def. #9 Hotchkiss Bulldogs (7-2): 14-7

Game 3: #4 Meeker Cowboys (8-1) def. #13 Buena Vista Demons (6-3): 34-20

Game 4: #5 Centauri Falcons (8-1) def. #12 Flatirons Academy Bison (6-3): 28-21

Game 5: #3 Limon Badgers (7-2) def. #14 Rye Thunderbolts (6-3): 40-6

Game 6: #11 Wray Eagles (5-4) def. #6 Florence Huskies (8-1): 13-10

Game 7: #2 Holyoke Dragons (9-0) def. #15 Rocky Ford Meloneers (6-3): 57-6

Game 8: #7 CSCS Lions (7-2) def. #10 Yuma Indians (6-3): 17-14

Quarterfinals (TBD) *Home Team In Bold*

Game 9: #1 Strasburg Indians (10-0) def. #8 Highland Huskies (7-3): 28-0

Game 10: #5 Centauri Falcons (9-1) def. #4 Meeker Cowboys (9-1): 41-6

Game 11: #3 Limon Badgers (8-2) def. #11 Wray Eagles (6-4): 41-14

Game 12: #2 Holyoke Dragons (10-0) def. #7 CSCS Lions (8-2): 27-0

Semifinals (Tbd) *Home Team In Bold*

Game 13: #1 Strasburg Indians (11-0) vs. #5 Centauri Falcons (10-1): TBD

Game 14: #2 Holyoke Dragons (11-0) vs. #3 Limon Badgers (9-2): TBD

ChaMpionship (TBD) *TBD*

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBD

2019 2A State Football Schedule/Results

First Round *Higher Seed Hosts*

Game 1: #1 Rifle Bears (9-0) def. #16 Englewood Pirates (7-2): 48-15

Game 2: #9 Basalt Longhorns (7-2) def. #8 TCA Titans (6-3): 13-7

Game 3: #4 Delta Panthers (8-1) vs. #13 Pagosa Springs Pirates (5-4): 44-0

Game 4: #5 Faith Christian Eagles (8-1) def. #12 Elizabeth Cardinals (6-3): 8-0

Game 5: #3 Resurrection Christian Cougars (8-1) def. #14 La Junta Tigers (5-4): 46-14

Game 6: #6 Platte Valley Broncos (7-2) def. #11 Bennett Tigers (6-3): 38-6

Game 7: #2 Sterling Tigers (8-1) def. #15 Moffat County Bulldogs (5-4): 56-14

Game 8: #7 Lamar Savages (7-2) def. #10 Eaton Reds (6-3): 21-7

Quarterfinals *Home Team In Bold*

Game 9: #9 Basalt Longhorns (8-2) def. #1 Rifle Bears (10-0): 21-14

Game 10: #4 Delta Panthers (9-1) def. #5 Faith Christian Eagles (9-1): 37-35

Game 11: #3 Resurrection Christian Cougars (9-1) def. #6 Platte Valley Broncos (8-2): 20-12

Game 12: #2 Sterling Tigers (9-1) def. #7 Lamar Savages (8-2): 40-0

Semifinals (TBD) *Home Team In Bold*

Game 13: #4 Delta Panthers (10-1) vs. #9 Basalt Longhorns (9-2): TBD

Game 14: #2 Sterling Tigers (10-1) vs. #3 Resurrection Christian Cougars (10-1): TBD

Championship (November 30th) *Colorado state-Pueblo*

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBD

Friday Pick ‘Em (November 1)

A huge lead for Jim as we head into the final weekend of the regular season in 8-Man thru 2A. Rocky Ford has made the playoffs, La Junta needs a win to make the field.

Here’s how the points look:

  • Jim- 46 points
  • Triple R- 34 points

Here’s another edition of the “Friday Pick ‘Em”.


HIGH SCHOOL

LA JUNTA TIGERS (4-5, 1-3) @ Manitou Springs Mustangs (2-6, 0-4)

  • Manitou Springs High School (Manitou Springs, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Tied 7-7
  • Last Game: October 26, 2018 @ La Junta (La Junta 33-6)
  • Last Week: La Junta- lost to TCA, Manitou Springs- lost to Lamar
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: La Junta is a bubble team entering the week. If they make the playoffs they won’t be seeded higher than 13, they need to win this to get in. La Junta 37-7
    • Jim: Well La Junta didn’t have the year we were hoping, but they finish strong. La Junta 30-0

ROCKY FORD MELONEERS (5-3, 4-0) @ John Mall Panthers (3-5, 2-2)

  • John Mall High School (Walsenburg, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Rocky Ford leads 9-4
  • Last Game: October 27, 2018 @ Rocky Ford (Rocky Ford 48-10
  • Last Week: Rocky Ford- def Trinidad, John Mall- def Ellicott
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: The Meloneers are going to the playoffs for the first time since 2010, I was a sophomore in High School. They look to improve their position this week. Rocky Ford 32-12
    • Jim: Rocky’s offense is clicking on all cylinders. That continues on the way to the playoffs. Rocky Ford 35 -12

CROWLEY COUNTY CHARGERS (4-4, 3-1) @ Ellicott Thunderhawks (0-8, 0-4)

  • Ellicott High School (Ellicott, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Crowley County leads 5-0
  • Last Game: October 25, 2018 @ Crowley County (Crowley County 55-0)
  • Last Week: Crowley County- def Peyton, Ellicott- lost to John Mall
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Might be the first time in a while that we don’t see Crowley in the playoffs. If they don’t make it, they finish the season on a high note. Crowley County 47-7
    • Jim: Ellicott has been struggling with injury and lack of offense. Crowley County 35-6

Las Animas Trojans (1-7, 1-4) @ #2 FOWLER GRIZZLIES (8-0, 5-0)

  • Vibber Field (Fowler, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Fowler leads 5-0
  • Last Game: October 26, 2018 @ Las Animas (Fowler 44-0)
  • Last Week: Las Animas- lost to Simla, Fowler- def Springfield
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Fowler has one more week to make a case for the #1 Seed in the upcoming playoffs. They make that statement. Fowler 60-0
    • Jim: Fowler’s been on a tear this year no reason to stop now. Fowler 50-6

Front Range Christian Falcons (5-3) @ SWINK LIONS (3-5)

  • Swink High School (Swink, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Front Range Christian leads 1-0
  • Last Game: October 27, 2018 @ Front Range Christian (Front Range Christian 46-0)
  • Last Week: Front Range Christian- def Dayspring Christian, Swink- lost to Pikes Peak Christian 
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Swink has a slim chance to make the playoffs, but that means there is still a chance. A win helps their case. UPSET ALERT in the Valley. Swink 28-20
    • Jim: Swink just cant find a steady drive.  Front Range Christian 21-6

NCAA

COLORADO BUFFALOES (3-5, 1-4) @ UCLA Bruins (3-5, 3-2)

  • Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA) *Saturday 7pm*
  • Series: UCLA leads 10-4
  • Last Game: September 28, 2018 @ Colorado (Colorado 38-16)
  • Last Week: Colorado- lost to USC, UCLA- def Arizona State 
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: UCLA has a chance to win their division, a win here would help their case. They get it done. UCLA 36-28
    • Jim: Another game were both teams just cant finish. Colorado finishes this one. Colorado 35-17

Army Black KnighTs (3-5) @ AIR FORCE FALCONS (6-2)

  • Falcon Stadium (Colorado Springs, CO) *Saturday 1:30pm*
  • Series: Air Force leads 36-16
  • Last Game: November 32018 @ Army (Army 17-14)
  • Last Week: Army- lost to San Jose State, Air Force- def Utah State
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Air Force lost the 1st game in the CIC series to Navy. It’s always close when there two service academies meet. Air Force pulls out of the fight this time. Air Force 31-20
    • Jim: As much as this Army dog hates to say it there is just no way Army can contain Air Force. Air Force 35-12

UNLV Rebels (2-6, 0-4) @ Colorado State Rams (3-5, 2-2)

  • Canvas Stadium (Fort Collins, CO) *Saturday 1:30pm*
  • Series: Colorado State leads 16-6
  • Last Game: October 22, 2016 @ UNLV (Colorado State 42-23)
  • Last Week: UNLV- lost to San Diego State, Colorado State- def Fresno State
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Both teams having below average seasons. Rams take the win at home. Colorado State 42-28
    • Jim: Both teams are struggling this year.  Colorado State 21-14

#13 CSU-PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES (7-1, 6-1) @ Fort Lewis Skyhawks

  • Ray Dennison Memorial Stadium (Durango, CO) Saturday 12pm*
  • Series (Since 2008): Colorado State-Pueblo leads 9-2
  • Last Game: October 27, 2018 @ Colorado State-Pueblo (Colorado State-Pueblo 39-0)
  • Last Week: CSU-Pueblo- def Adams State, Fort Lewis- lost to Western State
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: The Pack sit at #4 in the region headed into this matchup. The top-4 host a first round playoff game. They solidify their place. Colorado State-Pueblo 56-14
    • Jim: Not much to say on this one CSU continues to roll. Colorado State-Pueblo 40-14

NFL

Cleveland Browns (2-5) @ DENVER BRONCOS (2-6)

  • Empower Field at Mile High (Denver, CO) *Sunday 2:25pm*
  • Series: Denver leads 20-6
  • Last Game: December 15, 2018 @ Denver (Cleveland 17-16)
  • Last Week: Cleveland- lost to New England, Denver- lost to Indianapolis
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Denver needs a win, in the worst way possible. The Broncos are finally on the other end of a close game. Denver 20-17
    • Jim: Tough pick here but with Flacco out, and a back up in, the D cant do it all.   Cleveland 7-0