Holyoke boys’ basketball players ended a five-game home stretch on a sour note Saturday, Jan. 29 with a five-point 58-63 loss to the Caliche Buffaloes in front of a packed and energized gymnasium.
A night earlier, Holyoke managed to beat Akron 62-47.
Sterling High School hosted two dual swim meets last week, falling to Eaton 91-82 Tuesday, Jan. 25 and defeating Valley 91-77 Thursday, Jan. 27.
HHS members of the Sterling team did well in the two days of competition.
Since Thursday’s dual was the la...
HHS wrestler Mark Edmonds was recently recognized on the wrestling All-State second team in the January-February Colorado edition of ESPN Rise magazine.
Edmonds, a junior, is a returning state champion at 119 lbs., wrestling at 125 this season.
HHS wrestlers earned a first, second, third and fourth-place finish to rank ninth as a team at the Brighton Invitational Saturday, Jan. 29.
Mark Edmonds won the 125-lb. bracket, while Broc Pelle took second at 171 lbs., Skyler Dittmer third at 135 and Je...
Holyoke won two of six actual matches in the dual wrestling meet at Burlington Friday, Jan. 28, while failing to fill the other eight weight divisions.
Mark Edmonds went up to 130 lbs. and defeated Shane Whitmore 13-0.
Broc Pelle won his 171-lb. match w...
Kaitlin Yost, a senior and member of the McCook, Neb. Christian Homeschool Basketball team, was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Sunflower Invitational Tournament in Hays, Kan. Jan. 6-7.
Players selected for the honor were voted on by the coaches ...
Dragon fans have been out in large numbers for this season’s basketball games, packing the home side of the HHS new gym with green and gold. They love the action, and fans of all ages can really be heard when HHS athletes sink a basket or two.
Dragon gym was filled with pink last Saturday, Jan. 29 as girls’ and boys’ basketball teams raised awareness for breast cancer.
Pink and white uniforms were worn by the Lady Dragons while the boys’ team sported bright pink socks for this Women’s ...
Jeff Tharp, father of HHS Dragon Logan Tharp, came out on top after a shoot off to win the fathers’ free throw contest Friday, Jan. 28.
Tharp was one of six fathers to go 2-3 and was the only one to sink both of his extra shots to win the contest. A we...
Dragon fans were treated to two great games of basketball last weekend as the HHS girls’ basketball team took on Akron Friday night, Jan. 28 and Caliche Saturday, Jan. 29.
The Lady Dragons put up a good fight against the Rams Friday, but suffered a 40-...
In junior varsity action last weekend, the Lady Dragons were defeated by Akron Friday, Jan. 28 but came back for a nice win over Caliche Saturday, Jan. 29.
Holyoke JV 24, Akron 44
Holyoke girls struggled in their home game against Akron Friday n...
Holyoke junior high girls’ basketball teams were on the road Thursday, Jan. 27 to face Wray.
Holyoke A, B and C teams all came up short against the Eagles.
The A team fell 23-32 and was led by Stefani Razo with 11 points. Megan Vieselmeyer and Rosa Oc...
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), Denver Broncos and members of the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association are reminding football fans if Super Bowl celebrations include alcohol, make sure there is a sober designat...
Dietary menus and changes within the dietary department were a topic of interest for East Phillips County Hospital Board members at their Jan. 25 meeting.
Director of the dietary department Linda Alberts provided a brief overview for board members and ex...
HHS junior Whitni Redman was elected Northeast District FCCLA president at the Wednesday, Jan. 26 winter meeting at NJC in Sterling. Redman just completed her one-year term as district secretary.
The winter meeting was a chance for the HHS FCCLA chapter ...
Two bills dealing with the motor vehicle issues for farmers and ranchers got through their initial approval processes last week.
On Jan. 24 the House Transportation Committee approved House Bill 11-1024, which would create an agricultural youth license.
Holyoke fourth grader Brenna Sullivan was recently recognized as the winner of the Family Community Education (FCE) Club’s “Character Counts” essay and artwork contest.
Sullivan received a savings bond from FCE and her essay and artwork were sent ...
Students and parents will be offered free professional help as they take an important first step to getting college financial aid Sunday, Feb. 13 at 15 locations across Colorado, including Northeastern Junior College (NJC) in Sterling.
It’s all part of...
Brightening a day of winter blues
Winter can get rather long sometimes, and I’m sure anyone who lives in an area with a legitimate winter can recall the feeling that spring will never come.
Since returning to Amherst, Mass. this January, it’s been a...
Good things happen in the hallway
If you were in downtown Holyoke at the right time of the right day, you may have witnessed a few police cars escort a little Honda Civic through town at high speed. Let’s just call that the welcome wagon for the newest...