The Lady Spartans soccer team will face off against The Academy Lady Wildcats of Westminster on Wednesday in the first round of the Colorado High School Activities Association 3A soccer playoffs.
After beating both St. Mary’s and Florence Thursday in the 3A Tri-Peaks cross-over tournament, Salida has qualified for the first round of the Colorado High School Activities Association 3A state baseball tournament.
The Chaffee Recreation Council is providing a draft of the Chaffee Recreation Plan for community feedback. The plan’s goals are to protect natural resources, maintain exceptional outdoor experiences and sustain the economic benefits of recreation tourism.
Chaffee Recreation Council’s draft Chaffee Recreation Plan will be available for public feedback until June 20, offering the public time to review elements of the plan and provide comments on the Envision Chaffee County website.
The Salida girls’ soccer team scored four goals in the first half, and that was all they really needed to shut out the Alamosa Mean Moose 4-0 in a non-league game at home Tuesday.
Track and field is a different kind of team, where athletes, for the most part, compete individually in a vast variety of events including short distance sprints, long distance runs, various jumping and throwing competitions.
Senior Jayda Winkler really used her head to score the Lady Spartan girls’ soccer team fourth goal in their 4-0 win over Alamosa High School’s Lady Mean Moose Tuesday at home.
The Salida girls’ tennis team won the Colorado High School Athletics and Activities 3A Region 7 championship tournament Saturday by a literal coin flip.
The Salida track and field team continued their work to qualify for state and set personal records Saturday at the Titan Invitational hosted by The Christian Academy in Colorado Springs.
The Lady Spartan girls’ tennis team is sitting in first place Thursday, the first day of the Colorado High School Athletics and Activities 3A Regional 7 regional championships.
Colorado Mountain College Leadville’s disc golf course will be closed to the public June 5-6 due to a National Amateur Disc Golf Tour tournament, though spectators are welcome.
The Salida boys’ baseball team split a double header Thursday with the Colorado Springs Christian School Lions at home, winning the first 12-11 and losing the second 7-4.
Like several other sports at Salida High School this spring, the boys’ baseball team is a young team, with only three seniors, but unlike the other spring teams, they were able to play together over the summer.
The Salida High School track and field team had a good showing Friday at the Cañon City Blossom Invitational, with several athletes setting personal records. Team scores were not posted.
While this year’s Salida High School girls’ soccer team might be short on upperclassmen, with four seniors and one junior, and long on freshmen, with nine, those upperclassmen have been playing soccer for a long time.
While the Salida High School girls’ tennis team lost 5-2 Thursday to the Cañon City Lady Tigers, coach Josh Bechtel said, “I have never been so happy about a loss in all the years I’ve been coaching tennis.”
The Salida High School girls’ golf team finished third behind La Junta and Trinidad in one of the Tri-Peaks League qualifying tournaments Monday in La Junta .
The Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce 2021 Golf Scramble saw more golfers, 100 players on 25 teams, come out and raise more money for the chamber than in the past several years, Lori Roberts, chamber director, said.
The Salida High School girls’ tennis team didn’t let uncontrollable circumstances control their match against the St. Mary’s Lady Pirates. They won 5-2 Monday in a match that started May 18 but was called partway through due to weather.
It’s been a long two years since the Salida High School girls’ golf team has been able to compete, and they are almost a whole new team, but they are excited to get back on the links.
The Salida High School girls’ golf team tied for second place after they ended up playing only nine of the planned 18 holes of their home tournament Tuesday because of rain, wind and cold.
The Salida High School girls’ soccer team continued their winning streak Wednesday, beating the James Irwin Lady Jaguars 4-0 on the road.
Salida High School senior Allyna Bright continued to follow her dream Thursday when she signed her letter of intent with Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, where she will compete on the swim team.
Senior Jonah Pursell winds up to deliver a pitch Friday, as an Alamosa Mean Moose player inches off first base. Get all of the latest Salida sports from The Mountain Mail.
A group of Leadville locals are embarking on a 24-day unguided expedition to summit and possibly ski Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest peak. The team left Colorado May 1 and are planning to return sometime in June.
The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association will accept entries from May 22-July 1 for its seventh annual photo contest for Upper Arkansas River Valley nature photos, celebrating the group’s 25 years of nature education and stewardship.
The Salida High School boys’ baseball team finished third in their home tournament over the weekend, beating Rye Saturday after losing to Alamosa and beating Pagosa Springs on Friday. Alamosa beat Bayfield Saturday to take first place.
While the four seniors on the Salida High School girls’ tennis team have varying experience and skill levels, one thing they all agree on is they are ready for an “exciting and fun season” and to challenge themselves with some matches.
The Salida High School girls’ track and field team finished in a three-way tie for ninth place, while the boys’ team finished 15th Friday at the High Altitude Challenge hosted by Alamosa High School.
Salida High School senior golfer Hadley Ross took fourth place at the Alamosa Invitational Thursday, while the Lady Spartans finished third of four teams with a team score of 375.