KRAI News for Monday, Sept. 2, 2019

The Rocky Mountain Bull Bash had top pro bullriders thrilling the crowd at Romick Rodeo Arena in Steamboat Springs Sunday night. Colten Fritzlan from Rifle had the winning ride on a bull named Stage Fright.

Second place went to Keenan Hayes from Hayden who rode a bull named Burnout, which had never been defeated before, but has now.

Rangely School District is fundraising to get enough money for a wheelchair swing for Parkview Elementary School. The Herald Times reports that money will be raised today at Septemberfest in the Park by painting rocks. The rocks will be a part of a rock garden at Parkview. Money raised will go towards a wheelchair accessible swing for one of the students. If more money is raised, more items will be purchased. For questions, call Parkview at 970-675-2267.

For the second time in seven years, police are investigating a relationship between a teacher and a student at Basalt High School. Allegations have been made and police are investigating.

The town of Silt has closed the Community Center Building. They say it is unsafe and any occupancy is now prohibited. The building on Grand Avenue will sit empty until there’s a plan to sell or demolish the building. The Post Independent reports the building was closed after deficiencies were discovered in its structure. One of the walls was reportedly buckling and may have been leaning.

The CNCC Soccer teams were in Wyoming Friday and Saturday, for the Western Wyoming Community College tournament in Rock Springs. The men lost one game, and didn’t get to play the other because the other team canceled. They got to play the alumni from Western Wyoming, and the Spartans won that scrimmage. The CNCC women didn’t win, but Tristan Gutierrez scored the Spartans’ first goal of the season. The next games for CNCC are Sept. 12 in Reno, Nevada, against Truckee Meadows Community College.

The Steamboat Sailor football team won their first game of the season, at home Friday night against Manual. The final score was 33-26. The Sailors are at home again this Friday night, against Cedaredge at 7 p.m. Rifle also had their home opener Friday, beating Grand Valley, 47-7. Rifle plays Eagle Valley Friday.

Moffat County has their first game of the season next Friday, against Summit in Frisco. Soroco has a home game at 1 p.m. next Saturday against Sangre De Cristo. Hayden also plays next Saturday against Justice High School in Boulder County and that game will be played at Boulder High School.

The Moffat County High School volleyball team played in the Soroco Tournament in Oak Creek over the weekend. The Lady Bulldogs won two out of three matches. The volleyball team plays West Grand in Kremmling on Tuesday.

For the weather, don’t forget to call the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline at 970-824-1918.

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