Category Archives: Sports

Golden Gate Canyon State Park site for top 50K footrace

Proceeds from the Dirty 30 benefit Gilpin school teams by Patty Unruh The trails in Golden Gate Canyon State Park saw plenty of traffic on Saturday, June 3, as nearly 600 trail racers ran in the ninth annual Dirty 30. … Continue reading

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Gilpin School board debates track and field concerns

Members consider seat belts for buses by Patty Unruh The Gilpin County Board of Education met on Tuesday, June 6. Craig Holmes, Kersten Armstrong, and Steve Boulter were the Board members present. Member Charlotte Taylor participated by telephone, and Brook … Continue reading

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Gilpin County High School spring sports awards

Track and baseball athletes recognized for season accomplishments by Patty Unruh Gilpin County High School held its spring athletic awards program on Tuesday, May 23. This was the third year that Gilpin had its own track and baseball teams and … Continue reading

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Hunting cagy high country turkeys

Do you have the skill and patience? By Randy Beaudette Turkey hunting is growing in popularity and in Colorado, exceptional hunting opportunities are offered for two sub species during two separate seasons – the Merriam, which are native to Colorado, … Continue reading

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Gilpin baseball team runs past Clear Creek in tournament contest

Jack Ball to run in Colorado State Track & Field Meet by Patty Unruh Eagles v. Golddiggers Baseball The Gilpin High School Eagles varsity baseball team surprised the Clear Creek Golddiggers of Evergreen with a come-from-behind 12-8 tournament win on … Continue reading

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Gilpin track squad participates in first 2A League meet

Eagles baseball results by Patty Unruh Mile High League Track Meet Gilpin’s high school runners and field athletes participated in their first league meet since advancing to the 2A Mile High League classification. The Mile High/Northern/Tri-Valley meet was held at … Continue reading

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Legends Football League

Football or fluff? by Dave Gibson Lingerie Football caught my eye in 2004 when it was offered as a Super Bowl halftime entertainment alternative. Taken as seriously as the Puppy Bowl, it nonetheless grabbed male viewers’ attention. Combining two of … Continue reading

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Gilpin Eagles track squad races past previous school records

Jack Ball now 10th in state 2A standings in 800-meter run by Patty Unruh Gilpin High School’s track and field athletes continue to race past Gilpin’s previously-set records and reach personal bests at this season’s meets. They put in good showings … Continue reading

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Gilpin boys’ track 4×400 team breaks school record

15-6 baseball victory over Rocky Mountain Lutheran by Patty Unruh Max Marr Spartan Classic It was a beautiful day in Berthoud on Saturday, April 15 for the non-conference Max Marr Spartan Classic Meet. Gilpin High School’s track athletes did a … Continue reading

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The big one that didn’t get away

Lake Granby Lake Trout by Dave Gibson Bernie Keefe has been guiding fishing trips in the Granby area for twenty years. Well-known and respected, he knows the best spots and techniques to land big fish on Lake Granby better than … Continue reading

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