Class 4A state football: Loveland bulldozes Palmer Ridge, 42-6, without throwing a single pass to win championship

Class 4A state football: Loveland bulldozes Palmer Ridge, 42-6, without throwing a single pass to win championship

PUEBLO – Loveland ran back Zack Rakowsky’s helmet was ripped off on the fourth downhill, his legs still spinning under a small but mighty frame as he shot through defenders like bowling pins. Palmer Ridge knew what to expect with each piece – run – and it still proved helpless…

Palmer Ridge, behind explosive passing game, seeks fourth-straight state title as Class 4A football newcomers

Palmer Ridge, behind explosive passing game, seeks fourth-straight state title as Class 4A football newcomers

Palmer Ridge became a Class 3A soccer juggernaut with three consecutive Colorado state championships before moving to 4A this season. Could greater and better competition derail the Bears’ dynasty? No chance. Palmer Ridge is one win away from a fourth straight state title. “We always love a challenge and we…

Dakota Ridge scores on 12 straight possessions in 76-34 rout of Montrose

Dakota Ridge scores on 12 straight possessions in 76-34 rout of Montrose

ENGLEWOOD – Motivation was rocket fuel for the soaring Dakota Ridge Eagles. Colorado’s No. 1-seeded Class 4A team had heard whispers and hints that their perfect track record and laughably skewed wins were byproducts of a weak schedule. “Yeah, we kind of got out with a little chip on our…

Trail Ridge Road reopens in time for weekend after closure due to June snowstorm

Trail Ridge Road reopens in time for weekend after closure due to June snowstorm

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park has reopened, although visitors are reminded that they must have reservations to enter the park between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. RELATED: Rocky Mountain National Park to start requiring online reservations during the coronavirus outbreak Visibility on the highway dropped to 100 feet…