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New camping management at the Tunnel View dispersed camping area near Buena Vista cooperatively put in place by the Bureau of Land Management and Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area has been deemed a success, agency staff reported in a press release. 

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Permits for cutting Christmas trees on Bureau of Land Management lands will be available from the Royal Gorge Field Office in Cañon City and the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Visitor Center in Salida, beginning Monday.

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Wake up early one May or June morning and get yourself to a sagebrush meadow. If you’re lucky, you’ll hear a cacophony of Brewer’s sparrows in full throat, singing one of the most complex songs among North American songbirds. 

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It was almost a clean sweep for the Paschall and Wilcox families at the 21st annual Two Turkey Relay Run Saturday, as seventh-grader Nora Paschall and sixth-grader Joaquin Wilcox took first, sixth-grader Leah Paschall and freshman Zeke Wilcox took second, and sixth-grader Lincoln Baxter and …

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No. 3-seeded Buena Vista will host Gunnison at 7 p.m. today in the opening round of the 2021 CHSAA State Football Playoffs Class 1A tournament.

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With less than 40 seconds left on the clock Friday, Salida High School sophomore quarterback Caiven Lake connected with senior receiver Braden Collins in the end zone to tie the game against the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers at 34-34. Collins then ran the ball in for the 2-point conversion for S…

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The Salida High School Lady Spartans volleyball team finished their season Thursday with a loss in three sets to the St. Mary’s Lady Pirates, 9-25, 16-25, 23-25 in Colorado Springs.

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With less than 40 seconds left on the clock, Salida sophomore quarterback Caiven Lake connected with senior receiver Braden Collins in the endzone to tie it up 34-34 against the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers. Collins then ran it in for the two-point conversion for the first win of the season for…

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The Salida High School Lady Spartans’ volleyball team played their last regular-season home game in a gym filled with excitement Tuesday, when they beat the Banning Lewis Preparatory Academy Lady Stallions in three sets, 25-15, 25-17, 25-20.

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As the Salida High School cross-country team prepares for the 3A state meet Saturday at Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs, the Spartans have one bit of luck going for them: They have already run against the No. 1 team in the state, coming in second to The Classical Academy, who…

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The Salida High School boys’ soccer team was knocked out in the first round of the playoffs Wednesday by No. 1-ranked Jefferson Academy, playing in Littleton.

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The Salida High School boys’ soccer team made it into the 3A Colorado state playoffs by the skin of their teeth and a gift from Lamar.

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The Salida High School boys’ soccer team faced a nail-biter on the road Saturday, beating James Irwin 3-2 in double overtime.

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The Salida High School Spartans football team started off strong against the Alamosa Mean Moose but just couldn’t get its offense moving, losing 41-6 on the road Saturday.

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The Salida High School boys’ golf team celebrated the end of their season Thursday at the Salida Golf Club, handing out letters and awards. 

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The Salida High School Lady Spartans put up a tough fight at home Saturday against the Lady Demons of Buena Vista, but they were unable to overcome and lost the volleyball match in three sets, 16-25, 10-25, 20-25.

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The Salida High School cross-country team continued to show their strength and resilience as the girls’ team qualified for their 16th straight state meet and the boys’ team for their 15th straight state as both teams finished second at the 3A Region 2 regional meet Friday in Colorado Springs.

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Salida Racing, the Salida high school mountain biking team, finished second in Division 1 at the Haymaker Classic Oct. 9-10 in Eagle, part of the 2021 regional championships. Durango took first.

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Despite losing 4-1 Thursday, Salida High School boys’ soccer coach Ben Oswald called the game a “respectable showing” against Atlas Preparatory School,  the No. 1 team in the 3A Tri-Peaks League, who currently stands 14-1 overall and 6-0 in league play.

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Salida High School’s volleyball team lost to Colorado Springs Christian School Tuesday in three sets.

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Salida High School’s boys’ soccer team lost a hard-fought defensive battle 1-0 to the St. Mary’s Pirates Tuesday at home.

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It was a real heartbreaker at home Saturday as the Salida High School Spartans football team fell to the Pagosa Springs Pirates 36-28, knocking Salida to 0-7 this season.

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In between events, members of the 1971 2A State Football Championship team and associates managed to get in a few rounds of golf at the Salida Golf Club Friday after braving a chilly morning. 

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The Salida High School Lady Spartans lost a competitive five-set volleyball match Friday to James Irwin High School in Colorado Springs, wrapping up a stretch of three games in four days.

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Salida High School boys’ soccer coach Ben Oswald had warned his team that Manitou Springs was “always a handful” – brutal on the field with raucous fans in the stands. 

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The Lady Spartans volleyball team put up a hard fight against Manitou Springs, but were just unable to overcome the 13-3 Lady Mustangs, who currently sit in second place in the 3A Tri-Peaks league at 6-1.

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Spartan quarterback and senior Braden Collins got his first touchdown pass of Salida High School’s season – throwing the ball more than 30 yards to sophomore tight end Ashton Walker 

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The Salida High School boys’ soccer match scheduled for Tuesday was postponed after their opponents, James Irwin Charter School, had to quarantine due to COVID-19, Marko Hahn, Salida High School athletics director and activities manager, reported. 

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In one of the hardest fought games of the season, the Salida High School boys’ soccer team tied Lamar High School 3-3 after double overtime in a bitter showdown on a cold field four hours from home. 

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The Salida High School girls’ volleyball team swept Center High School 3-0 Tuesday for the Lady Spartans’ first home win this season, improving their record to 4-8.

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The Salida High School Spartans sent two golfers to the Colorado High School Activities Association 3A state golf championship after junior Aiden Hadley, who placed as an alternate at the regional championship, discovered he was selected.

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The Salida High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams captured first and second place Saturday at the Salida Cross Country Classic 2021 – their only home meet this season.

The Salida High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams will host their only home meet Saturday at Vandaveer Ranch, and coach Kenny Wilcox invites the public to come out and cheer the Spartans on.

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Coach Ben Oswald may have said it best when he said, “We played a great game, we played well enough to win, but the breaks just didn’t go our way,” after the boys’ soccer teams 2-0 loss to Crested Butte Titans Tuesday. 

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