Category Archives: Sports

Gilpin football and volleyball roundup

Eagles crush Belleview Bruins 54-0 in football by Patty Unruh Gridiron Action The Gilpin High School football team smashed the Belleview (Westminster) Bruins 54-0 on September 23 on Belleview’s turf. The Eagles now sport a 3-1 overall record; the matchup … Continue reading

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Nederland Skate Jam

Kickflips and tailslides by Dave Gibson About forty boarders paid a twenty dollar entry fee on Sunday, September 17th at the Ned Skatepark for a cool T-shirt and a chance show off their stuff.

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Hot Rod Hill Climb

Old time fun on Central City streets By Randy Beaudette This article is dedicated in memory of Mr. Roy Blake, a good man, a fine angler, a friend, and a fellow gearhead. We’ll miss you bro. The sound of roaring … Continue reading

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A winning week for the Eagles

Victories scored in volleyball, football by Patty Unruh Volleyball v. Warriors and Falcons The Gilpin High School Lady Eagles varsity team faced two teams last week that were slightly younger and less experienced than Gilpin. The Eagles came out on … Continue reading

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Eagles’ football squad emerges victorious in showdown with Simla Cubs

Girls’ volleyball varsity bows to Highland Huskies by Patty Unruh Football Action The Gilpin Eagles rolled over the Simla Cubs 60-50 last Saturday, September 9, in an excellent contest on the Eagles’ home turf. A half-hour lightning delay got the … Continue reading

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Gilpin High School kicks off new sports season

Football, volleyball off to promising start by Patty Unruh Football vs. Merino The Gilpin High School Eagles football squad played its first regular season game at home against the Merino Rams on Saturday, September 2, experiencing a narrow 35-28 loss.

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Rocky Mountain Showdown

CU vs. CSU by Dave Gibson The Colorado University Buffaloes had played the Colorado State University Rams eighty-eight times since 1883 entering last Friday’s football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Billed as the Rocky Mountain Showdown, the … Continue reading

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Equestrian play

Horses and riders learning to work together By Pam Deck For centuries, horses and their riders have learned to work together.  It’s both an art and a science. And yes, people who love their horses, not only learn how to … Continue reading

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Golfers have the drive to help students stay the course academically

Gilpin County Education Foundation annual golf classic by Patty Unruh Golfers hit the links last Friday, August 25, in the Gilpin County Education Foundation’s (GCEF) 12th annual Gilpin Golf Classic. 51 golfers competed in teams at the Evergreen Golf Course, … Continue reading

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Peak to Peak Buckle Series Finals

Third and Final competition By Jaclyn Morrow Peak to Peak Buckle Series completed their third horsemanship competitions to open the 25th Gilpin County Fair. The first two exhibition of horse and rider cooperation were in June and July. Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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