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Schedule of Arkansas Valley graduations - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

To help with navigating the flood of graduation ceremonies about to take place, we've compiled a schedule of local commencement events. FRIDAYOtero Junior ...



Top 10 LJHS graduates  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School's top scholars are versatile.Each year, La Junta High School honors its top-10 students, as selected by grade point average.



La Junta girls golf team in Trinidad - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It will be another active weekend for the local high school spring sports teams.La Junta baseballThe La Junta High School baseball team will return to Tri-Peaks ...



Tigersharks to host swim clinic - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Tigersharks youth swimming team will host a Valley Preseason Swim Clinic on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the La Junta High School pool ...



La Junta Tigers run in Weston, Colorado Springs  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School track and field teams competed in a pair of invitationals last week.On Thursday, La Junta was in Weston for the Primero Invitational ...



Area state track qualifiers - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Here are the local qualifiers for the Colorado High School Activities Association state track meets, which will begin Thursday at Jefferson County Stadium in ...



Tigers bury Miners - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

After a rough start to the Tri-Peaks League portion of the schedule, the ninth-ranked La Junta High School baseball team was in need of a couple of wins.



OJC to host hoops camps - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Otero Junior College's basketball programs will be hosting team camps for high school students this summer.The men's basketball team will host their camps ...



Rocky boys, Crowley girls win in Walsenburg  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Rocky Ford High School won the boys' meet and Crowley County won the girls at the Cinco de Mayo Invitational Friday in Walsenburg.Cinco de Mayo ...



Children's Theatre of La Junta holding 'Frozen' auditions  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Auditions for "Frozen Jr.", based on the 2018 Broadway musical, are scheduled for May 4 and 7 at the La Junta High School auditorium.The show will brings ...



Broadway bound!  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Members of the La Junta Junior/Senior High School Drama Department, instructors and parents will travel in June to New York City.“We are traveling with an ...



Tigers split with St. Marys  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 10th-ranked La Junta High School baseball team was still in a position to win the Tri-Peaks League East Division, but first the Tigers needed some pieces to ...



MaxPreps ranks La Junta athletes - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

With the high school track and field season beginning to wind down, several local athletes are listed in the MaxPreps rankings as of Wednesday.The Top 18 in ...



Tigers drop to 10th on CHSAA poll - News  Fowler Tribune

Despite scoring a sweep of Trinidad last Friday, the La Junta High School baseball team fell one spot on the Colorado High School Activities Association's Class ...



Pueblo West, Coronado win Tiger Relays  Fowler Tribune

The Coronado High School boys' track and field team saw its dominance of the 71st Annual Tiger Relays come to an end Friday at Tiger Stadium.The Cougars ...



La Juntas Nuschy earns scholar-athlete honors  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School's Jon Nuschy received scholar-athlete status at the 26th Annual Colorado Chapter of the National Football Association and College Hall of ...



Tiger Relays today at Tiger Stadium - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The annual La Junta Tiger Relays will take place today at Tiger Stadium.The relays, which began in 1949 by Hall of Fame coach Paul Tate, are the oldest ...



Wrestling regionals this weekend - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The local high school wrestling teams will be in regional action this coming weekend in venues across the state.The top four wrestlers in each weight division ...



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 ...



State championship game tickets on sale Monday - News  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 ...



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.



La Junta and Rocky Ford marching bands in semifinals  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Colorado Bandmasters Association State Championships for 1A-2A-3A Semifinals Monday at CSU/Pueblo StadiumIt is an honor to make it to semifinals with ...



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 ...



District retains Lovato  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Rick Lovato's contract as superintendent of East Otero School District R-1 was approved by the Board of Education at its meeting Monday.The vote to retain ...



5 things to do this weekend - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

1. Take in your local Easter Egg Hunt: the Lions Club is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m. Saturday in La Junta City Park; 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rocky Ford ...



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 Livestock: A family tradition  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Jace Honey carries on the family tradition of La Junta Livestock with his brother, Keo, and his sister's husband, Brian Elder.“Some people think we just work one ...



La Junta boys golf second at home tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' golf team was looking to make it two wins in a row when it hosted its annual home tournament Monday at the La Junta Municipal ...



La Junta graduate now a professional stunt performer  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The most terrifying event thus far in Cassidy Kahler's young life, she said, was standing on the ledge of a building high above the concrete below without being ...



Wind batters Lower Arkansas Valley - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Chainsaws buzzed Thursday as folks in the Lower Arkansas Valley region began cleaning up from a storm that began pummeling the area Wednesday.



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 ...



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 ...



Cheraw approves weapons - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Cheraw School Board Monday night unanimously passed a resolution allowing employees to be armed, on a volunteer basis. The employees who will be ...



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 ...



Former La Junta student-athlete earns All-American honors  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Former La Junta High School student-athlete Gage Mayo received All-American honors at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field championships on March ...



Luttrell 10th at first TPL event - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School girls' golf team participated in the first of three Tri-Peaks League tournaments Wednesday at Hollydot Golf Course in Colorado City.



Wallace feted at awards ceremony  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Community *Service* banquet Monday night, a much-anticipated event by the business and social ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chicago - And All That Jazz! - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Wow! What a show - the voices, acting and dancing were incredible, many in the cast showing polish from their many performances from the La Junta High ...



Dennis Lyle Skramstad  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Dennis Lyle Skramstad, 58, passed away on March 24, 2019, at his La Junta home. He was born on May 10, 1960. in Garrison, North Dakota. to Lyle and Anita ...



John William Bill Haberman  La Junta Tribune Democrat

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 ...



Lamar rallies late to defeat La Junta softball  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School softball team got off to a good start when it hosted fifth-ranked Lamar Thursday at Tippy Martinez Park. The Lady Tigers scored four ...



Traveling the Pacific Crest Trail with La Juntas Katrina Horner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of columns by Katrina Horner, a graduate of La Junta High School. Horner left La Junta after graduation and attended ...



He gave the gift of life  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Corey's gift of organs saved lives when he lost his own life. Corey Borg-Massanari of Vail, grandson of Bonnie and Dwayne Rufenacht and son of Mark ...



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.



Tigers defeat Savages, 59-46  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' basketball team led from almost start to finish when it hosted Lamar Tuesday at Tiger Gym.The Tigers were in front at the end of ...



High school postseason basketball tournaments set - News  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 ...



Timely free throws give Tigers win over Savages  La Junta Tribune Democrat

For the third time this season, the La Junta and Lamar high school boys basketball teams met each other on the court Tuesday at Tiger Gym. This time it was for ...



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 Junta Golf Course hosts Wallace Oil youth golf challenge  La Junta Tribune Democrat

On Monday, 38 local youth ranging in age from 6-17 converged on the La Junta Golf Club for the Wallace Oil Kids Golf Challenge. Jim Wallace of Wallace Oil ...



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.



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 softball rally falls one run short  La Junta Tribune Democrat

LAMAR — In a battle of Top 10 teams, the ninth-ranked La Junta High School softball team took to the road to face fourth-ranked Lamar Thursday at Citizens ...



July Sunshine Award goes to Curtis Peacock - News  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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



OJC basketball program to host three camps - News  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 ...



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 ...



62nd Otero Arts Festival Awards Night  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Otero Arts Festival gives opportunities for recognition to students of the Lower Arkansas ValleyThe 62nd Otero Arts Festival Awards on Thursday evening drew ...



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 ...



Three local high school track and field athletes win individual state titles  Bent County Democrat

LAKEWOOD — The Colorado High School Activities Association wrapped up its State Track and Field Meets on Saturday and three local athletes won an ...



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 ...



Four local high school softball players named All-State by CHSAA - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Colorado High School Activities Association announced its All-State softball teams with two players from La Junta High School and two more from Rocky ...



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.



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 ...



Team Loaf 'N Jug finishes second at Tony Andenucio Tournament - News  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 ...



Six La Junta baseball players named All-Tri-Peaks League - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The All-Tri-Peaks League baseball team was recently announced and six La Junta High School players were mentioned. Four of the six are first team selections ...



Lamar strikes big in late innings to defeat La Junta softball - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

For the first four innings, it looked as though it would be a close game as eighth-ranked La Junta High School hosted sixth-ranked Lamar Thursday at Tippy ...



La Junta football holds off Alamosa - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It was a classic battle of Top 10 teams that was expected when the third-ranked La Junta High School football team hosted ninth-ranked Alamosa Friday at Tiger ...



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).



La Junta boys' basketball falls to Vanguard in overtime  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 10th-ranked La Junta High School boys' basketball team led for almost the entire game when it hosted Vanguard Saturday at Tiger Gym. The Coursers ...



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 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 ...



Tribute to Mack Burtis  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Family and friends of Evanson Mack Burtis were shocked and saddened with the unexpected news of his passing Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at his home in La ...



Rick Ritter earns Sunshine Award - News  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 ...



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 ...



Escape Room - News  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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Community remembers longtime educator, coach - News  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 ...



Several locals win at La Junta track and field Open  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Open had quite a contrast in the days it took place at Tiger Stadium. The meet began last Friday in cold, windy and misty conditions and it was ...



La Junta softball trampled by Pueblo South  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The sixth-ranked La Junta High School softball team had a bad start when it hosted Pueblo South Thursday at Veterans Park. The Lady Colts took advantage of ...



La Junta baseball takes two at tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Because of continuing poor weather on Friday, the Hampton Inn baseball Classic was reduced to games only being played on Saturday. Each team had only ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Brandon Nimmo called up by Mets - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Brandon Nimmo, who has ties to La Junta, was promoted to the New York Mets' major league roster on June 25. He made his Mets debut on June 26. Nimmo ...



Candidates for homecoming royalty - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

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



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 ...



John Hosttler announces for County Commisioner District 2 - News  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 ...



La Junta softball holds off Burlington - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

For the second time in as many games, the La Junta High School softball team got off to a good start as it led 5-0 after three innings. Also for the second time in ...



Meet Kiowa Cranson, quarterhorse trainer - News  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 ...



Anderson returns to take over dental practice - News  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 ...



La Junta volleyball defeats Las Animas  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School volleyball program was on the road for the first time this season as it took on Las Animas Tuesday at Trojan Gym. The Lady Tigers had ...



No. 2 La Junta football hosts No. 1 Kent Denver - News  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.



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