It was a great weekend to be a sports fan in the Gunnison Valley.

First and foremost, a hearty congratulations goes out to Coach Than Acuff and the Crested Butte Titans boys soccer team. State champions!

It’s not every day that a local high school team climbs to the top of their respective athletic division, towering over every other program until there is only one left standing. Crested Butte, playing in the first year the Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) offered a 2A division for smaller schools, did just that in a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over arch-rival Telluride.

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