Top Sports Stories of 2019

From an athletic standpoint, 2019 was a historic year for the Gunnison Valley. Four teams ended playoff droughts. State, national and conference titles were won. And Gunnison High School saw

Hot start to winter sports season

The winter sports season is underway, and a few Gunnison Valley high school teams are already off to a hot start, while other teams are continuing to improve. With teams

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Small-town sports have their upsides — and down. Teammates are often close friends, but coaches can be hard to find. When a coach steps down, there’s no guarantee a community

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The Gunnison High School (GHS) girls basketball team wrapped up tournament season on Saturday, as they traveled to Florence to compete in the Florence Husky Holiday Invitational. The Cowboys battled

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CBHS Hockey — What better way to wrap up the calendar year than with back-to-back victories? The Crested Butte High School (CBHS) hockey team did just that against Palmer this

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GHS Wrestling — Losses are never easy, but they’re even harder to accept when they come as a result of forfeit. The Gunnison High School (GHS) wrestling team experienced as

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GHS Cheerleading — Every year in high school sports, teams defy the odds, achieving something that many thought wasn’t possible. While it's nearly impossible to tell how many underdog teams

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A missed three-pointer by Chadron State at the buzzer handed Western Colorado University men’s basketball team a 69-66 victory Friday night at Paul Wright Gym. Western (5-5) was playing without

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CBHS Hockey — A strong third period from the Steamboat Springs Sailors in game one and a penalty-riddled game two led the Crested Butte High School (CBHS) hockey team to

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GHS Wrestling — Growing pains occur early and often at the start of a new season. The Gunnison High School (GHS) wrestling team experienced some of that on Saturday, as

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