Category: 3A Sports

High School/College Sports Schedules 10/9-15

Softball playoffs are among us, volleyball season is winding down and football is getting down to the nitty gritty. This weeks features: Regional Softball, the final week of volleyball and some key matchups in football. Here’s how the schedule goes:


BOLD=Winner

Sunday October 9th:

Soccer:

  • Metro State University Road Runners vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Women’s* 1pm (Pueblo, CO): 1-0
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Adams State University Grizzlies *Men’s* 2:30pm (Alamosa, CO): 1-0

Basketball:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ 2016 Southwest Showcase *Women’s Scrimmage* TBA (Frisco, TX)

Tuesday October 11th:

Volleyball:

  • Granada Bobcats vs. Cheraw Wolverines 4pm (Cheraw, CO)
  • Crowley County Chargers vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas, CO) -KTHN-
  • Swallows Charter Academy Spartans vs. Fowler Grizzlies 5pm (Fowler, CO)
  • Trinidad State Junior College Trojans vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 7pm (La Junta, CO)

Wednesday October 12th:

Volleyball:

  • Centennial Rams vs. Manzanola Bobcats 5pm (Manzanola, CO)

Thursday OCTOBER 13th:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Eastern Florida State College Titans *Women’s* 2pm (Cheyenne, WY)

Volleyball:

  • La Junta Tigers vs. Manitou Springs Mustangs 4pm (Manitou Springs, CO)
  • John Mall Panthers vs. Fowler Grizzlies 4pm (Fowler, CO)
  • Swink Lions vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 5pm (Rocky Ford, CO) -KTHN-
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes 7pm (Lamar, CO)

Friday October 14th:

Soccer:

  • Sheridan College Generals vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Men’s* 11am (La Junta, CO)
  • Sheridan College Generals vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Women’s* 1:30pm (La Junta, CO)
  • Colorado Mesa University Mavericks vs. Colorado State Univerity-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Volleyball:

  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Cheyenne Wells Tigers 4pm (Cheyenne Wells, CO)
  • University of Colorado @ Colorado Springs Mountain Lions vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Football:

  • Dolores Huerta Prep Scorpions vs. Crowley County Charger 7pm (Ordway, CO)
  • Simla Cubs vs. Fowler Grizzlies 7pm (Fowler, CO)
  • Swink Lions vs. Kiowa Indians 7pm (Kiowa, CO)
  • Las Animas Trojans vs. Springfield Longhorns 7pm (Springfield, CO)
  • Lamar Savages vs. La Junta Tigers 7pm (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Cheyenne Wells Tigers 7pm (Cheyenne Wells, CO)
  • Cripple Creek-Victor Pioneers vs. Manzanola Bobcats 7pm (Manzanola, CO)

Saturday October 15th:

Soccer:

  • Northwest College Trappers vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Women’s* 5pm (La Junta, CO)
  • Northwest College Trappers vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Men’s* 7pm (La Junta, CO)

Softball:

  • #13 La Junta Tigers vs. #20 University Bulldogs TBD (Brush, CO) -KBLJ-
  • #2 Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Winner of #15 Delta/#18 Fort Lupton TBD (Rocky Ford, CO) -KTHN-
  • #13 La Junta Tigers vs. #4 Brush Beetdgiggers TBD (Brush, CO) *IF LA JUNTA DEFEATS UNIVERSITY* -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • The Vanguard School Coursers vs. La Junta Tigers 10am (La Junta, CO)
  • Hesston College Larks vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 11am (La Junta, CO)
  • Del Norte Tigers vs. Swink Lions 12pm (Swink, CO)
  • Crowley County Chargers vs. Hoehne Farmers 2pm (Hoehne, CO)
  • Wiley Panthers vs. Las Animas Trojans 2pm (Las Animas, CO)
  • Metro State University Road Runners vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Basketball:

  • Otero Junior College @ Dodge City Jamboree *Men’s Scrimmage* TBD (Dodge City, KS)

Football:

  • Fort Lewis College Skyhawks vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 2pm *Homecoming* (Pueblo, CO)

 

 

High School/College Sports Schedule 10/2-10/8

Volleyball & softball season are coming to an end, football season is in full swing, and college basketball/wrestling are about to start. It’s a great time of year, and we have you covered for everything you need. Here’s this weeks schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Sunday October 2nd:

Soccer:

  • Colorado School of Mines Orediggers vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Women’s* 1pm (Pueblo, CO): 2-0
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Metro State University Roadrunners *Men’s* 2:30pm (Denver, CO): 5-2

Tuesday October 4th:

Softball:

  • La Junta Tigers vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 4pm (Rocky Ford, CO) -KBLJ-: 6-4

Volleyball:

  • Hoehne Farmers vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 5pm (Rocky Ford, CO): 3-1 (26-24, 25-16, 21-25, 25-20)
  • Crowley County Chargers vs. Swink Lions 5pm (Swink, CO): 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-22)
  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas, CO): 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 26-24)
  • La Junta Tigers vs. Colorado Springs Christian Lions 6pm (Colorado Springs, CO):
  • Genoa-Hugo/Karval Pirates vs. Cheraw Wolverines 4pm (Cheraw, CO): 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-10)

Wednesday October 5th:

Soccer:

  • Trinidad State Junior College Trojans vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Men’s* 11am (La Junta, CO)
  • Trinidad State Junior College Trojans vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Women’s* 2pm (La Junta, CO)

Thursday October 6th:

Softball:
  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Lamar Savages 6:30pm (Lamar, CO) -KTHN-
  • La Junta Tigers vs. Burlington Cougars 4:30pm (Burlington, CO) -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Crowley County Chargers 5pm (Ordway, CO)
  • John Mall Panthers vs. Swink Lions 5pm (Swink, CO)
  • Las Animas Trojans vs. Hoehne Farmers 5pm (Hoehne, CO)
  • Western Nebraska Community College Cougars vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 6pm (La Junta, CO)

Friday October 7th:

Soccer:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Fort Lewis College Skyhawks *Men’s* 3pm (Durango, CO)
  • Regis University Rangers vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Women’s) 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Volleyball:

  • Cotopaxi Pirates vs. Manzanola Bobcats 5pm (Manzanola, CO)
  • McCook Community College Indians vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 6pm (La Junta, CO)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo vs. Colorado Mesa University Mavericks 7pm (Grand Junction, CO)

Basketball:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Mullins/Mitchell Jamboree *Men’s Scrimmage* TBA (Dallas, TX)

Football:

  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Dolores Huerta Prep Scorpions 7pm (Pueblo, CO) *CSU-Pueblo Thunderbowl*
  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Hoehne Farmers 7pm (Hoehne, CO)
  • Custer County Bobcats vs. Swink Lions 7pm (Swink, CO)
  • Manitou Springs Mustangs vs. La Junta Tigers 7pm (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-
  • Cotopaxi Pirates vs. Manzanola Bobcats 7pm (Manzanola, CO)

Saturday October 8th:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Iowa Western Community College Reivers *Men’s* 2pm (Council Bluffs, IA)
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Western Wyoming Community College Mustangs *Women’s* 5pm (Rock Springs, WY)

Volleyball:

  • Eads Eagles vs. Swink Lions 9am (Swink, CO)
  • Springfield Longhorns vs. Swink Lions 11am (Swink, CO)
  • Salida Spartans vs. La Junta Tigers 11am (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-
  • Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 1pm (La Junta, CO)
  • Sangre De Cristo Thunderbirds vs. Swink Lions 2:15pm (Swink, CO)
  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Swallows Charter Academy Spartans 2pm (Pueblo West, CO)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo vs. Western State Colorado University Mountaineers 7pm (Gunnison, CO)

Basketball:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Mullins/Mitchell Jamboree *Men’s Scrimmage* TBA (Dallas, TX)

Football:

  • Ellicott Thundehawks vs. Crowley County Chargers *Homecoming* 1pm (Ordway, CO) -KTHN-
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Adams State University Grizzlies 1pm (Alamosa, CO)
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Genoa-Hugo Pirates 2pm (Hugo, CO)

High School/College Sports Schedule 9/25-10/1

La Junta’s big win over Kent Denver was the highlight of Week 4 of the high school sport season. It sets up a huge Tri-Peaks League matchup with The Classical Academy Titans. The CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves won their second RMAC game in a row with a blowout win over New Mexico Highlands. Their game against Colorado Mesa this week is the main feature on our schedule this week. Winner gets the upper hand in the conference. Here’s the schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Sunday September 25th:

Soccer:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets *Women’s* (Rapid City, SD) 1pm: 3-2
  • Fort Lewis College Skyhawks vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* (Pueblo, CO) 1pm: 2-1

Tuesday September 27th:

Volleyball:

  • John Mall Panthers vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (Rocky Ford, CO) 4pm
  • Crowley County Chargers vs. Swallows Charter Academy Spartans (Pueblo West, CO) 4pm
  • Hoehne Farmers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 4pm
  • Swink Lions vs. Las Animas Trojans (Las Animas, CO) 5pm
  • Rye Thunderbolts vs. La Junta Tigers (La Junta, CO) 6pm –KBLJ-

Wednesday September 28th:

Basketball:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers Men’s/Women’s Basketball “Midnight Madness” (La Junta, CO) 9pm

Thursday September 29th:

Volleyball:

  • Crowley County Chargers vs. John Mall Panthers (Walsenburg, CO) 4pm
  • Swink Lions vs. Hoehne Farmers (Hoehne, CO) 4pm
  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 5pm
  • Las Animas Trojans vs. Swallows Charter Academy Spartans (Pueblo West, CO) 5pm
  • Otero Junior College vs. Midland College Chaps (Midland, TX) 5pm
  • Edison Eagles vs. Manzanola Bobcats (Manzanola, CO) 6pm
  • La Junta Tigers vs. Lamar Savages (Lamar, CO) 6:30pm -KBLJ-

Friday September 30th:

Soccer:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Colorado Christian University Cougars *Women’s* (Lakewood, CO) 1:30pm
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Western Nebraska Community College Cougars *Women’s* (Scottsbluff, NE) 2pm
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Western Nebraska Community College Cougars *Men’s* (Scottsbluff, NE) 4:30pm
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Lions vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* (Pueblo, CO) 7pm

Volleyball:

  • Otero Junior College @ Midland College Invite (Midland, TX) 12pm & 4pm
  • Primero Bobcats vs. Manzanola Bobcats (Manzanola, CO) 5pm
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Metro State University Road Runners (Denver, CO) 7pm

Football:

  • Trinidad Miners vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (Rocky Ford, CO) 7pm -KBLJ-
  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Custer County Bobcats (Fowler, CO) 7pm
  • Simla Cubs vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 7pm
  • McClave Cardinals vs. Las Animas Trojans *Homecoming* (Las Animas, CO) 7pm
  • La Junta Tigers vs. The Classical Academy Titans (Colorado Springs, CO) 7pm -KBLJ-
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Walsh Eagles (Walsh, CO) 7pm
  • Primero Bulldogs vs. Manzanola Bobcats (Manzanola, CO) 7pm

Saturday October 1st:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles *Men’s* (Cheyenne, WY) 1:30pm
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles *Women’s* (Cheyenne, WY)

Softball:

  • James Irwin Jaguars vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers *Double-Header* (Rocky Ford, CO) 10am & 12pm
  • Florence Huskies vs. La Junta Tigers *Double-Header* (La Junta, CO) 11am & 1pm -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • Otero Junior College at Midland College Invite (Midland, TX) 8am & 12pm
  • Rye Thunderbolts vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 9am
  • Trinidad Miners vs. Las Animas Trojans (Las Animas, CO) 10am
  • Lamar Savages vs. Fowler Grizzles (Fowler, CO) 12pm
  • Eads Eagles vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 1pm
  • Limon Badgers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 4:30pm
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Lions (Colorado Springs, CO) 5pm
  • La Junta Tigers vs. Buena Vista Demons (Buena Vista, CO) TBA

Football:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Colorado Mesa University Mavericks (Grand Junction, CO) 1pm

 

Triple R Report’s Game(s) of the Day September 22nd, 2016: Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. La Junta Tigers (CHSAA Class 3A Softball)

“#2”. That’s the ranking you’ll find in front of “Rocky Ford Meloneers” if you look in the most recent CHSAAnow.com poll. Which means the Lady Meloneers are on a roll, and they don’t look to be slowing any time soon. The Lady Tigers from La Junta, are the next ones up to try and break the 10-game win streak. Can they do it? Find out later this evening at Tippy Martinez Park, 4pm first pitch. Here’s how each teams stacks up.:


Rocky Ford Meloneers:

  • (13-1) Overall in 2016, (7-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Overtook Lamar for #1 spot on Tuesday
  • (5-0) in last 5 games:
    • Defeated Brush 5-0
    • Defeated The Academy 10-5
    • Defeated Florence twice in Double Header (14-0, 20-0)
    • Defeated Lamar 10-0
  • Ranked #2 in CHSAAnow.com 3A Softball poll
    • Received 2 first place votes
    • Only behind powerhouse Strasburg
  • On 10-game winning streak
    • Have not lost a game since first week of season (8/27)
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Whitney Nelson (Senior)
    • Ashley Jaramillio (Junior)

La Junta Tigers:

  • (7-6) Overall in 2016, (5-2) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently 3rd behind Rocky Ford (#1) and Lamar (#2)
  • (2-3) in last 5 games:
    • Lost to Lamar 7-5
    • Lost to Discovery Canyon 8-2
    • Defeated Dolores Huerta 16-1
    • Lost to Lamar 11-6
    • Defeated Dolores Huerta 10-0
  • Currently in a strech of crucial Tri-Peaks League games.
    • Travels to St. Mary’s Saturday
    • Hosts Florence for double header next Saturday
    • Travels to Rocky Ford on 10/4
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Lexi Smith (Junior)
    • Cheyenne Norton (Sophomore)

Triple R’s Bold Prediction of the Game:

“Rocky Ford handled Lamar fairly easily on Tuesday, that was the Lady Meloneers biggest test heading into the post season. Their schedule doesn’t show them playing anyone close to their potential. Look for Rocky to get out early and end the game early.”

Triple R’s Game Prediction:

“Lady Meloneers defeat Lady Tigers 18-2”


Quite possibly one of the biggest rivalries in the Arkansas Valley happens this afternoon. Get to Tippy early and watch some great action. Can’t make the game? Pat McGee and Chas Phillips have you covered. Tune into AM1400 for play-by-play action, also available on network1sports.com. This is only game one of our Thursday edition of “Triple R Report’s Game(s) of the Day” stay tuned for more.

–Triple R

Triple R Report’s Game(s) of the Day September 20th, 2016: Lamar Savages vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (CHSAA Class 3A Softball)

Rocky Ford fans finally have something to cheer about again as their football team won a close 8-0 game over the John Mall Panthers last Friday. Their preview for this weeks homecoming matchup will come on Friday, as for now we’re going to highlight the Lady Meloneer softball team as they are ranked #2 in the latest CHSAAnow.com poll. Of course their only behind 3A Softball powerhouse Strasburg, whom the Meloneers likely won’t see until the State Championships. Game one of todays “Game(s) of the Day” features the Meloneers hosting the Lamar Lady Savages in a crucial Tri-Peaks league game. Here’s each teams breakdown:


Lamar Savages:

  • Comes in at (9-4) Overall & (6-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently tied for 1st
      • Tied with Rocky Ford
  • Went (3-0) last week
    • Defeated Burlington 9-4
    • Defeated La Junta 11-6
    • Defeated St. Mary’s 19-8 (5 innings)
  • Currently ranked 4th in Class 3A softball
  • Currently on a 7-game winning streak
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Alexa Comstock (Junior)
    • Brianna Jara (Senior)

 

Rocky Ford Meloneers:

  • Comes in (12-1) Overall & (6-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently tied for 1st
      • Tied with Lamar
  • Went 2-0 last week
    • Defeated Florence twice in Double Header (14-0, 20-0)
  • Currently ranked 2nd in Class 3A Softball
    • Received 2 First-Place votes
  • Currently on 9-game winning streak
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Selena Medina (Senior)
    • Ashley Jaramillo (Junior)

Triple R’s Bold Prediction of the Game:

“Rocky Ford and Lamar are going to be in a fight until the end with Rocky Ford coming out on top. Don’t expect a lot of offense in the game, it’ll be low scoring.”

Triple R’s Game Prediction:

“Meloneers defeat Savages 4-2.”


It’s a game of winning streaks and bragging rights as this is the only sport where both teams are in the same league. The winner also gains control of the league and gets the upperhand. Rocky Ford vs. Lamar gets underway at 4pm from Babcock Park in Rocky Ford. Can’t make the game don’t worry our friend from Lamar at KLMR have you covered. Tune into 920AM or network1sports.com, pregame gets underway at 3:40pm. This game will be nothing short of amazing.

High School/College Sports Schedule 9/18-9/24

Rocky Ford Softball is ranked #2, the Crowley County & Rocky Ford football teams returned to their winning ways and the Colorado State University-Pueblo football is back to winning. All is right in the world as we enter another week of sports action. Full slates of soccer, volleyball, softball and of course football fill this week. So lets get to the schedule:


BOLD=Winner

sunday September 18th:

Soccer:

  • Colorado School of Mines Orediggers vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* (Pueblo, CO): 3-0
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Adams State University Grizzlies *Women’s* (Alamosa, CO): 2-1

Tuesday September 20th:

Softball:

  • Lamar Savages vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 4pm (Rocky Ford, CO)
  • La Junta Tigers vs. Dolores Huerta Prep Scorpions 4pm (Pueblo, CO) -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. John Mall Panthers 4pm (Walsenburg, CO)
  • Hoehne Farmers vs. Crowley County Chargers 4:30pm (Ordway, CO)
  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas, CO)
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. McClave Cardinals 5pm (McClave, CO)
  • Aguilar Wildcats vs. Manzanola Bobcats 5pm (Manzanola, CO)

Wednesday September 21st:

Volleyball:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Adams State University Grizzlies JV 7pm (Alamosa, CO)

Thursday September 22nd:

Softball:

  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. La Junta Tigers 4pm (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • Crowley County Chargers vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 5pm (Rocky Ford, CO)
  • Swink Lions vs. Fowler Grizzlies 4pm (Fowler, CO) -KTHN-
  • John Mall Panthers vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas, CO)
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. La Veta Redskins 5pm (La Veta, CO)
  • Colorado Christian University Cougars JV vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 7pm (La Junta, CO)

Friday September 23rd:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Central Community College Raiders *Men’s* 4pm (Columbus, NE)
  • Adams State University Grizzlies vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Volleyball:

  • Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Football:

  • St. Mary’s Pirates vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers *Homecoming* 7pm (Rocky Ford, CO)
  • Wiley Panthers vs. Fowler Grizzlies *Homecoming* 7pm (Fowler, CO)
  • Swink Lions vs. Las Animas Trojans *Homecoming* 7pm (Las Animas, CO) -KTHN-
  • Kent Denver Sun Devils vs. La Junta Tigers 7pm (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-
  • Sierra Grande Panthers vs. Cheraw Wolverines *Homecoming* 7pm (Cheraw, CO)

Saturday September 24th:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen *Women’s* 3pm (Sterling, CO)
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen *Men’s* 5pm (Sterling, CO)

Volleyball:

  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Mountain Valley/Moffat Indians 11am (Saguache, CO)
  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Hardrockers vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 3pm (Pueblo, CO)

Softball:

  • La Junta Tigers vs. St. Mary’s Pirates 10am (Colorado Springs, CO) -KBLJ-

Football:

  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Mountain Valley Indians 1pm (Saguache, CO)
  • New Mexico Highlands University Cowboys vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 6pm (Pueblo, CO)

Triple R Report’s Game(s) of the Day September 15th, 2016: Florence Huskies @ Rocky Ford Meloneers (Softball)

“This is their year!”, ask any Rocky Ford Meloneers softball fan and they will tell you this about this year’s team. The Meloneers are on quite a roll heading into their Thursday contest with the Florence Lady Huskies. The Meloneers look to continue to dominate and prove to be the best in the state of Colorado. Standing in their way is the Huskies of Florence, here is how each team stacks up heading into the matchup:


Florence Huskies:

  • Comes in (5-3) Overall & (1-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently 3rd in Tri-Peaks League
      • Behind Lamar & Rocky Ford
  • Last week they went (2-0)
    • Defeated Harrison 23-2 (3 Innings)
    • Defeated Mitchell 12-7
    • Defeated James Irwin 14-12 on Tuesday
  • Currently ranked 24th in Class 3A Softball
  • Currently on a 3-Game win streak
  • Player to Watch:
    • Aspen Crider (Senior)

Rocky FOrd MEloneers:

  • Comes in (10-1) Overall & (4-0) in Tri-Peaks League
    • Currently 2nd in Tri-Peaks League
      • Only behind Lamar
  • Last week they went (5-0)
    • Defeated St. Mary’s 13-0 (5 Innings)
    • Brush Tournament:
      • Defeated Valley 7-1
      • Defeated Lyons 21-3 (6 Innings)
      • Defeated Brush 5-0
      • Defeated The Academy 10-5
  • Currently ranked 2nd in Class 3A Softball & 150th Nationally
  • Currently on 7-game win streak.
  • Players to Watch:
    • Selena Medina (Senior)
    • Whitney Nelson (Senior)

Triple R’s Bold Prediction of the Game:

“Rocky Ford is far to powerful at this point in the season. They’re going to dominate this double header. Rather easily that is, look for them to get out early and stay out front the entire way.”

Triple R’s Game Prediction:

“Rocky Ford wins Game 1 23-4.”

“Rocky Ford wins Game 2 19-3.”

 



Rocky Ford vs. Florence has a first pitch schedule for 4pm for Game 1 and 6pm for Game 2. If you’re in the valley catch the action on 92.1 FM KTHN or network1sports.com for those out of range of the station.

–Triple R

High School/College Sports Schedule 9/12-9/17

A little late getting this schedule out due to being busy with school. But here we go we’re fully into the high school and college sport season and the action is about to pick up. Two homecoming are happening in the valley this week (La Junta & Swink) so go support those athletes in one of the greatest times in high school. Here’s this weeks schedule:


BOLD=Winner

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13th:

SOCCER:

  • Eastern New Mexico College Greyhounds vs. Colorado State University Pueblo Thunderwolves *Women’s* (Pueblo, CO): 2-0 (FT)

VOLLEYBALL:

  • Swink Lions vs. John Mall Panthers (Walsenburg, CO): 3-1 (17-25, 25-19, 26-24, 30-28)
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (Rocky Ford, CO): 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-21)
  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Swallows Charter Academy Spartans (Pueblo West, CO): 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-17)
  • Hoehne Farmers vs. Las Animas Trojans (Las Animas, CO): 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-15)
  • Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers (La Junta, CO): 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-16)

SOFTBALL:

  • Dolores Huerta Prep Scorpions vs. La Junta Tigers (La Junta, CO): 16-1 (5 Innings)

Wednesday September 14th:

SOCCER:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Trinidad State Junior College Trojans *Women’s* (Trinidad, CO): 1-1 (FT)
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Trinidad State Junior College Trojans *Men’s* (Trinidad, CO):

Thursday September 15th:

VOLLEYBALL:

  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 5pm -KBLJ-
  • Las Animas Trojans vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 5pm
  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Colorado Springs School Kodiaks (Colorado Springs, CO) 6pm
  • James Irwin Jaguars vs. La Junta Tigers (La Junta, CO) 6pm
  • Primero Bulldogs vs. Cheraw Wolverines (Cheraw, CO) 5pm

SOFTBALL:

  • Lamar Savages vs. La Junta Tigers (La Junta, CO) 4pm -KBLJ-
  • Florence Huskies vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (Rocky Ford, CO) 4 & 6pm -KBLJ-

Friday September 16th:

VOLLEYBALL:

  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Eads Eagles (Eads, CO) 4:30pm
  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. La Veta Redskins (La Veta, CO) 4pm
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Colorado Christian University Cougars (Lakewood, CO) 6pm

SOCCER:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Fort Lewis College Skyhawks *Women’s* (Durango, CO) 12:30pm
  • Western Wyoming Community College Mustangs vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers *Women’s* (La Junta, CO) 1pm
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Colorado Christian University COugars *Men’s* (Pueblo, CO) 7pm

FOOTBALL:

  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. John Mall Panthers (Walsenburg, CO) 7pm
  • Yuma Indians vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 7pm
  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. Sargent Farmers (Monte Vista, CO) 7pm
  • McClave Cardinals vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 7pm -KTHN-
  • Elizabeth Cardinals vs. La Junta Tigers (La Junta, CO) 7pm -KBLJ-
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Eads Eagles (Eads, CO) 7pm
  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. La Veta Redskins (La Veta, CO) 7pm

Saturday September 17th:

VOLLEYBALL:

  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Creede Miners (Cotopaxi, CO) 9am
  • Las Animas Trojans vs. Trinidad Miners (Trinidad, CO) 10am
  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Sangre de Cristo Thunderbirds (Cotopaxi, CO) 11am
  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Fountain Valley Danes (Colorado Springs, CO) 3pm
  • Swallows Charter Academy Spartans vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 2pm
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Colorado School of Mines Orediggers (Golden, CO) 5pm

FOOTBALL:

  • Las Animas Trojans vs. Custer County Bobcats (Westcliffe, CO) 1pm
  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Hardrockers (Pueblo, CO) 6pm

 

High School/College Sports Schedule (Week of 9/5-9/10)

We’re 2 weeks into the High School sports season, and the action is getting hot and heavy. Santa Fe League volleyball action has got underway and high school football is back in the swing of things! The CSU-Pueblo football team had a rough start to the season last week but they’re ready to bounce back this week! Here’s the Sports Schedule for the week:


BOLD=Winner

Tuesday September 6th

  • Volleyball:
    • Crowley County Chargers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 5pm *KTHN*: 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-17, 25-20)
    • Hoehne Farmers vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 4pm: 3-0 (28-26, 27-25, 25-13)
    • Swallows Charter Academy Spartans vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas,CO): 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-12)
    • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Wiley Wildcats (Wiley, CO) 4pm
  • Softball:
    • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. St. Mary’s Pirates (Colorado Springs, CO) 4pm

Wednesday September 7th

  • Volleyball:
    • Angelo State (TX) Rams vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 7pm
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Colorado Christian Cougars JV (Lakewood, CO) 7pm

Thursday September 8th

  • Volleyball:
    • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Hoehne Farmers (Hoehne, CO) 5pm
    • Swink Lions vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 5pm *KTHN*: 3-1 (25-15, 25-16, 14-25, 25-16)
    • Las Animas Trojans vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 5pm: 3-0 (25-14, 26-24, 25-18)
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Trinidad Miners (Trinidad, CO) 4pm
    • Western State University Mountaineers vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 7pm
  • Softball:
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Lamar Savages (Lamar, CO) 6pm *KBLJ*

Friday September 9th

  • Volleyball:
    • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Antonito Trojans (Antonito, CO) 1pm
    • Texas A&M-Kingsville Javelinas vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolved (Pueblo, CO) 1pm
    • Kit Carson Wildcats vs. Cheraw Wolverines (Cheraw, CO) 4pm
    • Grand Valley Mountaineers vs. La Junta Tigers 4:45pm
    • Wayne State (Neb.) Warriors vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 6pm
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Englewood Pirates 7:15pm
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ NJC Pizza Hut Invite (Sterling, CO) 12 & 6pm
  • Soccer:
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northwest College Eagles (Powell, WY) 2pm *Women’s*
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northwest Kansas Tech Mavericks (Goodland, KS) *Men’s*
    • Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Northeastern State Riverhawks (Tahlequah, OK) 6pm *Men’s*
    • Emporia State Hornets vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 7pm *Women’s*
  • Football:
    • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Center Vikings (Center, CO) 7pm
    • Limon Badgers vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 7pm: 14-7
    • Akron Rams vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 7pm
    • Holly Wildcats vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 7pm: 29-0
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Alamosa Mean Moose (Alamosa, CO) 7pm *KBLJ*
    • Kit Carson Wildcats vs. Cheraw Wolverines (Cheraw, CO) 7pm *KTHN*

Saturday September 10th

  • Volleyball:
    • Swallows Charter Academy Spartans vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (Rocky Ford, CO) 10am
    • Monte Vista Pirates vs. La Junta Tigers 10am
    • Adams State Grizzlies vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 3pm
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ NJC Pizza Hut Invite (Sterling, CO) 1 & 3pm
  • Softball:
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Discovery Canyon Thunder (Colorado Springs, CO) 11am *KBLJ*
  • Soccer:
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Sheridan College Generals (Sheridan, WY) 2pm *Women’s*
  • Football:
    • West Texas A&M Buffaloes vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 6pm

 

 

 

Arkansas Valley Sports Schedule (Week of 8/29-9/3)

High School sports are upon us, and we are in full swing of action this week. All football teams are back in action after a huge Zero Week for all. La Junta looks to get back to where they were last year, this time hoping to head to the State Title game. Rocky Ford is under new coaching staff as Sean McNames is now in charge. Rocky Ford and La Junta both competed up at the Eaton Tournament and both teams had great showings. The Meloneers are off this week, while the Tigers are back in action. Here is this week’s schedule and results as they become available:

BOLD=Winner

Tuesday August 30th:

Volleyball

-Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. John Mall Panthers (Walsenburg, CO) 4pm

-Crowley County Chargers vs. Swallows Charter Academy Spartans (Ordway, CO) 4pm

-Fowler Grizzlies vs. Hoehne Farmers (Hoehne, CO) 4pm

-Las Animas Trojans vs. La Junta Tigers (Las Animas, CO) 4pm (KBLJ/KTHN)

-Cheraw Wolverines vs. Manzanola Bobcats (Manzanola, CO) 5pm

 

Thursday September 1st

Volleyball

-Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Rocky Ford, CO) 5pm

-Crowley County Chargers vs. John Mall Panthers (Ordway, CO) 4pm

-Swink Lions vs. Las Animas Trojans (Swink, CO) 5pm

-La Junta Tigers vs. St. Mary’s Pirates (La Junta, CO) 4pm

Softball

-La Junta Tigers vs. Pueblo County Hornets (La Junta, CO) 4pm (KBLJ)

 

Friday September 2nd

Volleyball

-Cheraw Wolverines vs. Edison Eagles (Cheraw, CO) 5:30pm

Football

-Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Limon Badgers (Rocky Ford, CO) 7pm

-Crowley County Chargers @ John Mall Panthers (Walsenburg, CO) 7pm

-Fowler Grizzlies vs. Las Animas Trojans (Las Animas, CO) 7pm (KTHN)

-Swink Lions vs. Granada Bobcats (Granada, CO) 7pm

-La Junta Tigers vs. Gunnison Cowboys (Gunnison, CO) 7pm (KBLJ)

-Cheraw Wolverines vs. Edison Eagles (Cheraw, CO) 7pm

 

Saturday September 3rd

Volleyball

-Swink Lions vs. Sargent Farmers (Sargent, CO) 12pm

Softball

-La Junta Tigers vs. James Irwin Jaguars (La Junta, CO) 11am *Double-Header* (KBLJ)