Mother Nature almost forced the 2020 3A boys state golf championship to be moved to another golf course. The snow and wind storm of Tuesday, Sept. 8 brought down the driving range nets at Gunnison’s Dos Rios, as well as snapped tree branches throughout the front and back nines of Gunnison’s beloved golf course.
Gunnison Parks and Recreation 8 to 12-year-old youth football players were flying around and having fun at Jorgensen Park last week as they learned the fundamentals of the game. Currently there are 20 players on the roster, being led by head coach Colt Alton and assistant coaches Pedro Madaleno and Jacob Parker. They practice twice a week for an hour and a half.
The first fall sports season during the COVID era at Gunnison High came to a close onTuesday. The girls softball team made a dramatic comeback against Cedaredge, only to fall one run short in the final inning. Seen here, Tahlayn Fee throws the ball to first in hopes of completing a double play. See more coverage on page 26. Brandon Warr
It has been a long wait for the Gunnison community, however varsity football is finally returning to the valley. The Gunnison High School (GHS) football team had to forego their varsity season for the last two seasons. But the Cowboys are back on the gridiron, getting ready for their first varsity game of the season. They host Florence High School on Friday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m in Mountaineer Bowl.
It’s always exciting to watch the Gunnison Middle School (GMS) cross country team run, especially when they face a cross-town rival. That is what they did on Thursday, Sept. 24, competing in the Gunnison Watershed School District Cross Country Cup in Crested Butte against Crested Butte Middle School. This meet was done slightly differently than normal, as both waves were scored and counted — resulting in GMS girls winning the coveted cup.