The Chalk Creek Stampede time trials were held at McMurry Ranch in Nathrop Sept. 11–12. 22 teams sent almost 300 racers around the 13-mile course over 2 days. BV Racing entered 26 participants in the event. Salida Racing entered 27.
The Chalk Creek Stampede returns to the McMurry Ranch in Nathrop Sept. 11-12 where BV Racing will open the Colorado High School Cycling League season opener.
BV Racing coach Taf McMurry says the event this weekend still needs volunteers and race marshals for both days.
Buena Vista’s Zaila Smith won the 2A girls race at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede (Pre-State) 2021 by almost 26 seconds.
Smith finished the 83-runner, 5,000-meter event in 20 minutes, 14.4 seconds, well ahead of runnerup Eliana Caucutt of Golden View Classical Academy’s 20:40.2.
The Demons golf team and Collegiate Peaks Golf Course hosted the second round of the Tri-Peaks League Tournament Tuesday.
Tournament medalist Chandler Smethers led the Demons to a third-place team finish. Smethers carded a 78 to finish 4 strokes ahead of a 2-way tied for second.
The BVHS Demons opened the unofficial football preseason with a multi-team scrimmage at defending 2A spring state champion Manitou Springs Aug. 19.
“Thursday night went very well for both JV and varsity teams. The coaches loved our effort and communication,” Demons head coach Matt Flavin said. “Those were the goals we wanted them to work on. We are still making mistakes, but those can and will be fixed during the season.”
The National High School Trail Championship race came down to a photo finish for the boys, as brothers Sullivan and Porter Middaugh raced across the finish line just 0.02 second apart, with Porter diving forward trying to beat his older brother.
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Senior Hadley Ross and junior Mya Rollo both qualified last week for the Colorado High School Activities Association 3A state golf tournament.
The Buena Vista Lady Demons soccer team won the Tri-Peaks League championship with a 2-1 win over Lamar June 1.
Jamison Litvay had both goals as the Lady Demons won the league title for just the second time.
The Buena Vista track teams competed at the Friday Night Lights meet at Pueblo West on a warm afternoon June 4.
The girl’s team finished eighth with 37 points among the 18 teams entered while the boys were tenth with 19 points.
The Buena Vista girls brought home the trophy from the Del Norte Tiger Invitational May 21.
Zalia Smith and Mallory Salazar’s 1-2 podium punch in the 800 (2 minutes, 39.63 seconds and 2:43.67, respectively) and 1,600 (5:43.95 and 5:51.67) runs, a pair of relay team wins and a slew of other top 10 finishes gave Buena Vista the team win.
The Lady Demon cross country state champions are making themselves get noticed early in the spring-into-summer prep track season.
The Buena Vista-Manitou Springs semifinal in the 2021 CHSAA Football Championships (Spring) Class 2A tournament was very evenly matched, but for one key difference that contributed to the Demons 20-17 loss Friday.
Season D sports are getting underway for Buena Vista High School athletics.
After a year of sports seasons in rearranged order due to COVID-19, the spring will have “Normal, traditional sport seasons,” said Buena Vista High School athletic director Troy Baker: Baseball, track and girl’s soccer.
Demons quarterback Haden Camp could’ve given the Buena Vista backfield – but not the offensive line – the night off Friday as Class 2A spring football playoffs opened.
En route to a 49-0 drubbing of Clear Creek, Camp had a direct hand – and feet – in the Demons’ first five touchdowns, which spanned just the first quarter plus 10 seconds.
The No. 1 Buena Vista Demons passed their biggest test of the spring football season 42-18 to enter the playoffs as the top 2A seed.
The Demons will host Clear Creek again, this time at 7 p.m., Friday. The Demons won the April 7 game at home 42-0.
Clear Creek may have watched game film of the 4-0 Demons and decided they weren’t going to be the third team in a row tackled for a loss on the first play from scrimmage.
After surviving the opening kickoff fumble caused by Haden Camp’s hit, the Golddiggers (0-4) came out throwing. They could have tried running.
The Buena Vista defense smothered Grand Valley by controlling the line of scrimmage in a 42-7 victory Saturday. The Demon defense ruled its home field by stopping the Fighting Cardinals on their first four possessions – and they stopped them hard. In order, Buena Vista ran back a punt for touchdown, forced and recovered a fumble and then picked off passes on consecutive defensive stands to open the game.
Freshman Caleb Camp’s undefeated season led a Buena Vista High School-record six state medalist wrestlers to a fourth-place team finish last weekend in the Class 2A state tournament in Pueblo.
The Lady Demons held Woodland Park scoreless for an entire quarter en route to their one victory last week in between a pair of tough road losses.
Bright sunshine, clear skies, cold temps and low winds delivered a great day of ski racing Feb. 24 for the Lake County Middle School Panthers.
Alpine racers closed out their racing season with a slalom event at their home mountain of Ski Cooper on Black Powder.
Demon wrestlers posted victories over Rocky Ford, Dolores Huerta and La Junta but came up short against TCA last week.
Buena Vista battled the No. 6 Meloneers of Rocky Ford, one of the traditional powerhouses in the small school division in Colorado.
Nope. Almost there, but turn it around and head home. That was the first cancellation of the week for the Basketball Demons. The second came less than an hour before tipoff. Still, Buena Vista did get one game in last week.
Buena Vista wrestlers defeated Gunnison 36-19 in their first home dual of the year. Buena Vista rescheduled Friday and instead of going to Woodland Park, travelled to the northeast to battle the defending 3A state champion Eaton and the 5th-ranked 3A home squad, Bennett.
Once delayed by heavy snow over Monarch Pass, the Lady Demons opened their season with a convincing win, then split action during week 2.
Buena Vista won 46-28 at Gunnison to open the season Jan. 28, fell to Colorado Springs Christian School and routed James Irwin last week.