Category Archives: Sports

Eagles win on the road

H.S. basketball action roundup by Patty Unruh Boys’ and girls’ varsity teams from Gilpin County High School enjoyed several wins last week as they traveled to Denver, Nederland, and Fairplay. Gilpin’s boys now have a 7-8 overall record, including a … Continue reading

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Eagles have tough sledding against the Huskies and Timberwolves

Varsity basketball teams bow to Union Colony and Highland by Patty Unruh Both the Gilpin H.S. varsity boys’ and girls’ hoops squads faced defeat this past week at home and away as they battled the Highland Huskies of Ault and … Continue reading

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Gilpin wrestlers grapple with a busy home week

Eagles’ team hosts triangular and invitational by Patty Unruh Gilpin Invitational Gilpin High School’s gym was a hive of activity on Saturday, January 27, as the Eagles hosted several teams at a wrestling invitational. Turnout was good, and grapplers persevered … Continue reading

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Gilpin wrestlers conquer at Kiowa tournament

High School Grappling Action By Sarah Trujillo After weeks of hard work and dedication, the Gilpin County High School wrestling team left Kiowa High School with one of the most successful meets known to Gilpin County. The wrestlers taking on … Continue reading

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Eagles cage the Lions in 58-43 boys’ basketball win

Gilpin girls boxed out by Lions and CCA Bulldogs by Patty Unruh Boys’ Varsity Action Gilpin’s varsity hoops athletes scored a second season home win on Tuesday, January 9, when they defeated the Lyons Lions 58-43 in a conference battle. … Continue reading

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National Western Stock Show

Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza by Dave Gibson Colorado’s Front Range has been home to the National Western Stock Show for the last 112 years, where seldom is heard as discouraging word, and the skies are not cloudy all day. Held in … Continue reading

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Gilpin County Youth Wrestling Tournament

Metro Junior Wrestling League by Aaron Storms On Saturday, January 6, the Gilpin County Youth Wrestling team hosted a Metro Junior Wrestling League Tournament at the Gilpin School. The admission was only $5 for adults, and $3 for seniors and … Continue reading

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Lady Eagles brush off Longmont Christian Warriors 40-35

Basketball teams back in action after winter break by Patty Unruh Girls’ Clash v. Warriors In a tightly-played match, the Gilpin H.S. girls’ varsity squad scored another victory to add to their overall season record of 4-2, when they met … Continue reading

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Eagles’ boys’ basketball crushes Panthers 56-52 in overtime

Football update: three Gilpin boys make All-State by Patty Unruh Gilpin High School varsity and junior varsity teams made a clean sweep against the Lake County Panthers (LC) of Leadville last Saturday, December 16, in home team holiday hoops action. … Continue reading

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Gilpin girls’ hoops squad defeats West Grand in 42-36 upset

Eagles boys give the Mustangs a run for their money by Patty Unruh Lady Eagles Upset Mustangs The Gilpin girls’ varsity basketball team was not expected to win against the West Grand Mustangs (Kremmling) in home non-league play last Thursday, … Continue reading

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