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Local teams back at it  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The local high school winter sports teams will have another busy time this weekend.La Junta basketballFor the second week in a row, the La Junta High School ...



Winter sports resume this week  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 2018-19 winter sports seasons will have their first events of the new year beginning this weekend.La Junta basketballThe La Junta High School basketball ...



Another busy week for local teams  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It will be another busy time for the local high school winter sports teams spanning the next few days.La Junta basketballThe La Junta High School basketball ...



John William Bill Haberman  Fowler Tribune

John William Haberman (Bill, J.W.), 81, of La Junta, Colorado, passed away, Sunday, December 30, 2018. Bill was born on August 20, 1937, to John Karl ...



State champs serve Christmas Dinner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School football coaches Ty Buderus and Mike Torrez brought the Class 2A State Champion football team to the Senior Center on Thursday to ...



La Junta Tigers win TSJC Tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' basketball team was the champion of the 83rd Annual Trinidad State Junior College Tournament, this weekend at TSJC Gym.



State championship game tickets on sale Monday  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Colorado High School Activities Association and the Friends of Football, an organization based in Pueblo, will present the Class 2A state championship ...



Meet Mr. and Miss La Junta High School: Riley Remick and Aimee Wallner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School presented its most prestigious awards on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Miss La Junta High School are nominated by the faculty and voted ...



La Junta girls salvage Shootout with win over Lamar  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It wasn't a particularly good tournament for the La Junta High School girls' basketball team. But after dropping their first two games, the Lady Tigers came back to ...



Tigers to play Platte Valley in title game  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The fourth-seeded La Junta High School football team will play sixth-seeded Platte Valley in the Class 2A state championship game, Saturday at CSU-Pueblo's ...



Holiday Shootout in La Junta this weekend  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' and girls' basketball teams will host the 31st Annual La Junta Holiday Shootout this week.Games will take place Thursday and ...



2018 Year in Review – February  The Prowers Journal

February 2018. 25-7 MEDIA TO Acquire Cherry Creek Media Radio Stations in S.E. Colorado. LAMAR, CO – 25-7 Media, Inc. and Cherry Creek Media ...



La Junta Tigers: 2018 2A State Champs!  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School football team went into this year's Class 2A state playoffs as the fourth-seeded team. But when the dust settled at the end of the ...



Tigers silence Spartans weapons  La Junta Tribune Democrat

By Ken HamrickThe fourth-seeded La Junta High School football team hosted 13th seed Berthoud, a team with many potent weapons, in the first round of the ...



Tigers shine in State Fair Parade  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Marching Band Day at the State Fair was SaturdayHave you heard the La Junta Jr/Sr High School Band practicing on the streets this summer? There's a good ...



Whistle Game is tonight  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 17th Annual Whistle Game will take place tonight as the top-ranked La Junta High School football team will host Lamar at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium.



La Junta football to host big, physical Berthoud team  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School football team enters the Class 2A playoffs as the fourth overall seed and they will play the 13th seed. However, that 13th seed will be ...



La Junta football to host Lamar in Whistle Game  La Junta Tribune Democrat

After being away from home the past three weeks, the top-ranked La Junta High School football team will host long-time rival Lamar in the 17th Annual Whistle ...



La Junta, Swink, Rocky Ford some of the teams in action  La Junta Tribune Democrat

In addition to the La Junta Holiday Shootout, other local high school winter sports teams will be in action this week.La Junta wrestlingAfter having its dual meet ...



La Junta names 2018-19 cheerleading squad  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School named its cheerleading squad for the 2018-19 school year earlier this month. Back row, from left: Emma Stokes, Maria Llaca, and Emalie ...



First La Junta Hall of Fame class exemplifies dedication, excellence  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Eight individuals were inducted into the La Junta High School Hall of Fame Saturday at InspirationField. Here are thumbnail sketches on each inductee.



High school postseason basketball tournaments set  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Class 3A The La Junta High School boys' basketball team is one of four Tri-Peaks League teams participating in the Class 3A State Tournament. The Tigers ...



La Junta football fights off feisty Lamar  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The top-ranked La Junta High School football team had a fight on its hands when it hosted long-time rival Lamar in the 17th Annual Whistle Game Friday at Tiger ...



Tigers honored at Broncos game  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Class 2A state champion La Junta High School football team was honored at Broncos Stadium at Mile High Saturday prior to the game between Denver and ...



La Junta, Platte Valley talk 2A football title game at press conference  Pueblo Chieftain

Two of Class 2As finest high school football programs toured Colorado State University-Pueblo's Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl with smiles Wednesday as ...



First La Junta Hall of Fame class announced  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School has announced the first class of the LJHS Hall of Fame earlier this week. The list includes Bob Blair, Joe Duenas, Jared Haberman, Tippy ...



La Junta Junior High Awards  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Junior High School Academic and Athletic Awards were presented on Thursday, May 10, at the La Junta High School Gym. Presenting the awards ...



La Junta Tigers place three at Pueblo East  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School wrestling team opened it season on Saturday at the Pueblo East Invitational.Three Tigers placed in their weight classes: Noah Barrett ...



Ty Buderus named new La Junta football coach  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It didn't take long for La Junta High School to name a new head football coach and it kept the position in the family as Ty Buderus will take over beginning this ...



La Junta opens league play with 57-25 win  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' basketball team got the Tri-Peaks League season off to a good start as it soundly defeated Ellicott 57-25 Friday at Tiger Gym.



La Junta volleyball struggles, but still sweeps Rocky Ford  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School volleyball team struggled at times as it hosted Rocky Ford Monday at Tiger Gym. The Lady Meloneers took advantage of much of the ...



La Juntas Jacob Tafoya impresses at Blue-Grey combine  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School's Jacob Tafoya, a 6-foot, 2-inch, 300-pound lineman, is turning some heads at regional combines sponsored by Blue-Grey Football.



La Junta Tigers finish fourth at Shootout  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 31st Annual La Junta Holiday Shootout had a promising start for the La Junta Boys' basketball team, as it defeated Fowler 53-47 Thursday at Tiger Gym.



La Juntas Jacob Tafoya invited to compete in Blue-Grey Football All-American Bowl  La Junta Tribune Democrat

After a couple of impressive showings at combines, La Junta High School's Jacob Tafoya, a 6 foot 3 inch, 300-pound lineman, has been selected to compete in ...



School Board recognizes local winners  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta School Board met on Monday evening to acknowledge student achievements as well as to conduct business as usual.



Toy Bowl just around the corner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 30th Annual Toy Bowl flag football games, sponsored again by Tiger Resouces for Youth (TRY), will take place on Dec. 1 at La Junta High School's Tiger ...



La Junta High School Homecoming Court  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 2017 La Junta High School Homecoming Court includes Wyatt Buhr, Dyson Oquist, Carlos Rangel, Hayley Keck, Alex Blair, Courtney Metzger, Riley ...



July Sunshine Award goes to Curtis Peacock  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Sunshine Award for July went to Curtis Peacock, a quiet man who does a lot for the community but never seeks attention. The award was presented by Bob ...



La Juntas Wyatt Buhr signs to play football at Western State  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School student-athlete Wyatt Buhr signed a national letter of intent to play football at Western State Colorado University beginning this fall.



Pueblo West names former La Junta coach Clint Buderus as its new football coach  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo West High School is trading one state champion for another.Thursday, former La Junta High School head coach, Clint Buderus, who coached the Tigers ...



OJC basketball program to host three camps  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Otero Junior College basketball program will once again host its three annual camps. On June 1-2, it will host the boys' team camp; on June 5-7 it will host ...



Three La Junta baseball players named All-State by Colorado Dugout Club  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Colorado Dugout Club announced its All-State teams earlier this month and three La Junta High School players were named to the Class 3A team.



Five locals named All-State by CHSAA  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Colorado High School Activities Association announced its All-State volleyball teams for 2018, and five local players received honors.The All-State teams ...



First On the Mat rankings released - News  Fowler Tribune

Tim Yount released his first On the Mat high school wrestling rankings, and 24 individuals from across the valley were recognized.Class 3AOnly two schools ...



Photos: Seen on Scene: Orange and Black 2017  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Orange and Black ceremony was marked with enthusiasm for both academic and athletic heroes, and there were plenty of both (sometimes the same).



Its La Junta vs. Bayfield for Class 2A state football title  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It's the state championship game week for the second straight year for the fourth-ranked La Junta High School football team. The Tigers will be looking to make it ...



Multiple Otero County crashes kill 2, injure 1  KRDO

An Otero County teenager was killed in a rollover accident on State Route 109 north of La Junta, according to the Colorado State Patrol.



Team Loaf 'N Jug finishes second at Tony Andenucio Tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

PUEBLO — The 39th Annual Tony Andenucio Tournament took place this past weekend at the Runyon Sports Complex with the Team Loaf 'N Jug 18u team ...



Creative Writing Winners at Otero Arts Festival  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Winners for Creative Writing Contest of the 62 Otero Arts Festival have been announced. This year's contest received a record number of entries at 445. Entries ...



Results of 2018 Colorado State Fair Parade  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

PUEBLO – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper led the parade for the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo on Saturday morning, as he was followed by marching ...



La Juntas Jon Nuschy named Class 2A Player of Year by CHSAA  La Junta Tribune Democrat

For the second straight year, La Junta High School's Jon Nuschy has been named the Class 2A Player of the Year by the Colorado High School Activities ...



New coach takes over La Junta track and field program  La Junta Tribune Democrat

There will be a new coach in charge of the La Junta High School track and field program beginning this year as Bill Remick will be in charge. Remick is no ...



La Junta football heads to Lamar for Whistle Game  La Junta Tribune Democrat

This Friday, the fourth-ranked La Junta High School team will travel to Lamar for annual Whistle Game. The Tigers come into the game with a 5-1 overall record ...



Chamber of Commerce Banquet  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Community *Service* Award goes to Rick Klein. The City of La Junta was the ultimate winner Monday evening at the Otero Junior College Banquet Hall for the ...



CERVI: 'Hink' was special, like many in La Junta  Pueblo Chieftain

I received an email this week from a Melanie Ascione, a former standout high school athlete whom I had the privilege to cover years ago.She was looking for an ...



La Junta football wins Class 2A state championship  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The year 2016 will be one remembers for sports droughts being ended. Back in June, the Cleveland Cavaliers ended the city's long dry spell in world ...



Frank Gonzales heads to new role with Colorado Rockies organization  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Former La Junta High School student-athlete Frank Gonzales will have a new position within the Colorado Rockies organization beginning this season.



Stolen Vehicle Makes for Wild Chase on Hwy 50 in SE CO  The Prowers Journal

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating an incident Monday, October 8, 2018, involving a stolen vehicle that crashed into multiple vehicles, causing ...



Hi-Teens royalty  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Hi-Teens of La Junta High School are having their dance on Sunday night, Nov. 22, and have announced the royalty candidates.



Picketwire Players turn 50  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Picketwire Players of La Junta, CO celebrate 50 years in the Arkansas Valley with the 2018 season.Mickie Awards and annual meeting at 7 p.m. Saturday in ...



La Junta Holiday Shootout celebrates 30th edition  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Holiday Shootout will mark a milestone this season as it will be the 30th time the tournament will be played. The Shootout begins Thursday with ...



La Junta baseball at Class 3A State Tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Tuesday Peak to Peak 5, La Junta 4 GREELEY — The La Junta High School baseball team fell behind 5-0 to Peak to Peak in its opening game at the Class 3A ...



Community remembers longtime educator, coach  La Junta Tribune Democrat

A memorial celebration for longtime educator and coach Jim Sullivan, who died unexpectedly on Nov. 1, 2016, was held Thursday at the La Junta High School ...



Candidates for homecoming royalty  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The nominees for homecoming queen and king of La Junta High School submitted biographies, which are summarized here.



La Junta softball looking for return to state  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Last season was another successful one for the La Junta High School softball team. The Lady Tigers won 12 games and lost 11 and advanced to the quarterfinal ...



La Junta softball completes sweep of Rocky Ford  La Junta Tribune Democrat

For the second time this season, the La Junta and Rocky Ford high school softball teams met, this time Tuesday at Tippy Martinez Park. There were some ...



Rick Ritter earns Sunshine Award  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Dr. Paul Yoder presented September's Sunshine Award to Rick Ritter, Public Health Director extraordinaire for Otero and Crowley County. Ritter's wife had done ...



La Junta football topples The Classical Academy in thriller  La Junta Tribune Democrat

COLORADO SPRINGS — Even in a rainstorm, Friday's No. 1 vs. No. 2 match-up didn't disappoint. It literally came down to the final play. In a play reminiscent of ...



Lamar High School track results  Lamar Ledger

The Lamar Invitational track meet took place on Sat. March 24 leaving the Savages on top. The Lamar boys track team placed 1st while the Lamar girls team ...



Candi Hill reflects on newspaper years  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Publisher/Editor Candi Hill reflects on her newspaper years as her last day is Friday, Aug. 25.



Escape Room  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Sarah Carson and Alex Sonnier, founders of “The Escape”, have been eagerly designing and running a number of 'escape rooms' to benefit various causes.



Rocky Ford girls cross country second in home meet  La Junta Tribune Democrat

ROCKY FORD — The La Junta High School cross country teams opened their 2017 season and Rocky Ford ran in its second meet of the year at the Rocky Ford ...



John Hosttler announces for County Commisioner District 2  Ag Journal

John V. Hostetler of Swink has announced his candidacy for Otero County Commissioner in District 2. Hostetler has lived in Otero County since 1963. He is a ...



No. 2 La Junta football hosts No. 1 Kent Denver  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It will be a battle of the top two teams in Class 2A on Friday as the second-ranked La Junta High School football team will host top-ranked Kent Denver School.



Ann C. Smith…February 15, 1925 – December 7, 2018  The Prowers Journal

Ann Catherine (Grilliot) Smith passed away on Pearl Harbor Day on December 7, 2018, at the age of 93 in her home surrounded by her children. Ann was born ...



Judy Hijar…January 12, 1947 – December 14, 2018  The Prowers Journal

Funeral Services for Sugar City, Colorado resident Judy Hijar will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday December 21, 2018 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, ...



La Junta Holiday Shootout basketball tournament this weekend  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 25th Annual La Junta Holiday Shootout will take begin Thursday and continue through Saturday at La Junta High School's Tiger Gym and Otero Junior ...



Actress searches for family history in Fowler Tribune  La Junta Tribune Democrat

TLC's “Who Do You Think You Are?” series follows famous people as they trace their genealogy. One of those journeys had ties to Fowler and La Junta.



New La Junta teachers for 2016-17  La Junta Tribune Democrat

New teacher orientation for La Junta Public Schools was held at the Intermediate School on Aug. 9 and 10.



Jo Ellen Ausmus…November 18, 1938 – September 18, 2018  The Prowers Journal

A celebration of life for former Lamar, Colorado resident, currently of La Junta, Colorado, Jo Ellen Ausmus will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, September 22, ...



Business Ideas Showcased by Area Students in E-Fair  The Prowers Journal

Wednesday, November 7th, was a win-win day for a lot of middle and high school students from the region participating in the first annual Lamar Youth ...



McClave Woman Dies in Highway 50 Accident  The Prowers Journal

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 50 near Prowers County Road 1, in Prowers County. A 2006 ...



Anderson returns to take over dental practice  La Junta Tribune Democrat

A La Junta native has returned to his hometown to take over a dental practice. Ryan Anderson, DDS, purchased Rosa Lacy's practice at 13 E. Fourth St. in La ...



Former La Junta wrestler Jared Haberman to enter Western State Hall of Fame  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Former La Junta High School student-athlete Jared Haberman has been elected to enter the Western State Colorado University Mountaineer Athletics Hall of ...



La Junta boys basketball comeback nips Vanguard  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Cole Bryant made two free throws with 6.5 seconds remaining and Dyson Oquist scored 30 points as the La Junta High School boys' basketball team came from ...



Rep. Ken Buck Challenger Karen McCormick Launches Weeklong Southeast Colorado Tour  The Prowers Journal

Karen McCormick will tour southeastern Colorado in her bid to oust Rep. Ken Buck, beginning in Trinidad September 3, making stops in Las Animas, Bent, Baca, ...



Vilas team takes top honors at LCC Knowledge Bowl  The Prowers Journal

(Lamar, Colorado; November 8, 2018) The Vilas High School A-team won top honors and the traveling trophy at the Knowledge Bowl hosted at Lamar ...



Meet Kiowa Cranson, quarterhorse trainer  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Kiowa Cranson was working in the horse arena at the farm just off County Road 31 on Wednesday afternoon. It's where he is almost every afternoon since he ...



Rocky Ford softball locks up Tri-Peaks League title  La Junta Tribune Democrat

LAMAR — The Rocky Ford High School softball team wrapped up the Tri-Peaks League championship on Thursday as it defeated Lamar 8-1 at Citizens Field.



On the Mat releases preseason wrestling rankings  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The defending state champions Rocky Ford High School is at the top of the Class 2A preseason rankings which were released by Tim Yount's On the Mat on ...



Local Marine injured in Afghanistan  La Junta Tribune Democrat

A La Junta native wanted to stand alone and unafraid as a U.S. Marine. While conducting a critical mission, Gabehart's truck was struck by a command wire IED, ...



James Miller…October 14, 1939 – October 9, 2018  The Prowers Journal

Graveside Memorial *Service* for long time Las Animas, CO resident James (Jim) Eldon Miller will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 19,2018 at Bent/Las Animas ...



What Passage of Ballot 4A Will Do for School District  The Prowers Journal

The Lamar High School will be 50 years old in 2019 and the Lincoln School is a few years older. The needed upgrades for both schools were detailed during a ...



Cheyenne Wells Tigers earn trip to state tournament  Lamar Ledger

The Cheyenne Wells Tigers boy's basketball team defeated South Baca, 56-42, in the Bracket 2 championship game of the Class 1A Southeast Region 3 ...



Danielle Gonzales…February 5, 1999 – March 8, 2018  The Prowers Journal

A Mass of Christian Burial for Danielle Gonzales will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Bent Community Center in Las Animas, Colorado.



Jeremy A. Groomer…December 9, 1982 – December 7, 2018  The Prowers Journal

A celebration of life memorial *service* for lifelong Lamar resident, Jeremy A. Groomer will be held at a later date. Per Jeremy's request cremation will take place ...



Eric Edwin Hawkins…April 28, 1964 – December 3, 2018  The Prowers Journal

Longtime Elizabeth, Colorado, resident Eric Edwin Hawkins passed away peacefully at home with his wife Lora and four children Megan, Hillary, Shelby and ...



Unofficial Results from November General Election  The Prowers Journal

The November 6th General Election was weighted with financial questions on both a state and local level. These are the unofficial results from the balloting with ...



La Junta boys basketball a more experienced team  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Last season, the La Junta High School boys' basketball team got off to a slow start. However, the Tigers came on strong toward the end of the season and ...



William “Bill” Thrailkill…September 5, 1940 – December 13, 2018  The Prowers Journal

Memorial Services for former Lamar, CO resident William “Bill” Thrailkill will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Valley Memorial Funeral ...



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