KMTS State B-ball: Reds Hand Rifle Girls First Loss of the Season

FORT COLLINS (3-10-11) — Eaton had a score to settle with the Western Slope after getting bounced from the 3A state girls basketball tournament on the Lady Reds home court by Coal Ridge last season. Seniors Beth Chaney and Jordan Needens made sure their shot at a high school state title wasnt derailed by another … Read more

KMTS State B-ball: Rams Fall to Giant-Killers, 48-44

FORT COLLINS (3/10/11) – The Overtime Express that carried the Roaring Fork Rams into the Great 8 of the 3A boys state basketball tournament, while it didn’t quite turn into a pumpkin, took a left turn into the consolation bracket Saturday morning when Jefferson Academy, the fifth place team out of the Metro League, overcame … Read more

FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/09/2011)

High School Basketball _____________________ Tomorrow, the regional 3-A champion Rifle Lady Bears and Roaring Fork Rams boy’s will continue their quest for a state title at CSU in Fort Collins. The Great 8 action tips off Thursday morning at 8:45 as the Rams take on the Jaguars of Jefferson Academy. The Rifle Lady Bears tip … Read more

FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/09/2011)

Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs voters can learn a little more about their council candidates during a forum tonight at city hall. Michael Gamba, Todd Leahy and incumbent Dave Sturgis are running unopposed. The only contested race is between Russ Arensman and Ted Edmonds. The forum begins at 6 O’clock and will be televised live on cable … Read more

FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/08/2011)

Glenwood Springs–Colorado Mountain College got early approval to offer two Bachelor’s degrees from the state commission on higher education. There are a few more hurdles to clear before CMC can make it official. Summit County–Skier traffic headed back to the front range was snarled for several hours on I-70 yesterday after a semi crashed into … Read more

FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/08/2011)

Glenwood Springs–The former owner and editor of the Glenwood Post died recently. John Samuelson, who bought the paper in the 1960’s, some 30 years after his mother and father, passed away last Saturday at the veteran’s nursing home in Rifle. Samuelson was 95. Rifle–Oil and gas royalty owners are not happy with President Obama’s plan … Read more

FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/07/2011)

High School Basketball _____________________ Two regional champions from the valley are headed to the “Great 8” at CSU in Fort Collins this week; the Rifle Lady Bears and the Roaring Fork Rams boys. The Rams will play Jefferson Academy Thursday morning at 8:45 and the Lady Bears take on Eaton at 8:30 pm. KMTS will … Read more

Great 8 Game Times Announced

The number 7 seeded Roaring Fork Rams (17-7) play number 15 Jefferson Academy at Moby Gym on the Campus of Colorado State University 8:45am Thursday. The undefeated Rifle Lady Bears (24-0) play Seventh Seeded Eaton Reds (21-3) at 8:45pm. KMTS will bring you complete coverage of the Rams and Bears tesms from Fort Collins.

KMTS PLAYOFFS: Lady Bears, Rams Into Great 8 at CSU

RIFLE (3/5/11) — “It feels amazing!” Rifle Lady Bears coach Stephanie Heald said after a two-year trek, first through the 4A ranks, then the 3A Western Slope League, culminated in a 42-24 Sweet 16 win over Manitou Springs and vaulted her team into the 3A Great 8 state tournament at CSU. Those sentiments were echoed … Read more