For the first time in four years the world champion Denver Broncos take to the field not knowing who is the teams first string quarterback. The off-season battle for that position became a bit clearer this week after the Broncos revealed that Mark Sanchez will be the starting quarterback in the preseason opener Thursday when the Broncos face the Bears in Chicago. Sanchez will play the first quarter with Trevor Siemian taking over in the second Continue reading
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The Moffat County Girls basketball team gave Pagosa Springs, the number one team in the state, all they could handle Friday morning. Unfortunately the Lady Bulldogs fell just short of advancing to the 5th place game Saturday morning. The Bulldogs were down only 2 points with 30 seconds left and had possession of the ball, but failed to score and lost the game 51-45, Continue reading
The Moffat County Girls basketball team fell to Lutheran 55-40 in the quarterfinals of the 3A Colorado State basketball tournament this morning. The Bulldogs will now face the tournaments number one seed Pagosa Springs, who were upset by Centauri, Friday morning at 8:45. That game will be heard live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM beginning with the pregame at 8:25. The tournament bracket can be seen HERE.
The High School State Wrestling Championships get underway today. You can follow all the Northwest Colorado wrestlers through the tournament by listen to our live broadcast on 93-7 102-3 KRAI or online at KRAI.COM. For the third consecutive year, cousins Dennis and Anton Fredrickson will call the action. Both are former high school state champions, Dennis for SoRoCo and Anton for Hayden. Our coverage begins at 2:45 this afternoon with the 2A and 3A preliminaries. Meeker, the number two ranked 2A team in the state, has 10 wrestlers at the tournament. Moffat County has 6. Steamboat and Hayden are each sending 3. SoRoCo has 2 and Rangely and West Grand have 1 each. One of the biggest stories of the Continue reading
39 area wrestlers claimed medals at the 2A and 3A regional tournaments this weekend. 27 of those will compete at the state championships in Denver beginning this Thursday. Meeker, the number two ranked 2A team in the state, is taking 10 wrestlers and will be a legitimate challenger to claim the team title this year. Moffat County placed 8 wrestlers at the regional tournament. 6 Moffat County Wrestlers will compete at state this year. Moffat County and Continue reading
The Broncos defeated the New England Patriots yesterday, and are headed to Super Bowl 50 to play the Carolina Panthers. The Bronco’s defense was the main reason for the Broncos success, holding Tom Brady to 310 yards, one touch down, and forcing two interceptions. Peyton Manning and the offense were able to do just enough to come out of the game victorious. Manning went 17 for 32 for 172 yards and two touchdowns, and the Broncos as a team rushed for just under 100 yards. This will be a record tying 8th appearance for the Broncos in the Super Bowl matching the Cowboys, Steelers, and Patriots. The Broncos are currently 3.5 point underdogs in the game according to Vegas.
The health of the Broncos secondary could be the key to them winning the AFC championship game against the Patriots this Sunday. The key to the game may rest on the injured shoulder of Chris Harris Jr. who is arguably the best player in the Broncos secondary and who has been playing with the injury since the final game of the regular season. Harris figures to cover the Patriots speedy wide receiver Continue reading
If you’ll be flying in or out of Denver International Airport this week, take note of the flight arrival and departure boards. Those information boards now glow in Broncos orange and Blue, and Omaha now has an exclamation point. DIA made the change to Continue reading
The Denver Broncos will meet the Steelers this weekend when they host their AFC divisional round payoff game. The Broncos are 6 point favorites. This Sunday’s game between the number 6 Steelers and the top ranked Broncos Continue reading
Late last year, the Parks and Wildlife Commission put forward a draft resolution to oppose the reintroduction of wolves into Colorado. The discussion about wolves will continue this Wednesday at the Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting in Denver. More than ten years ago, Parks and Wildlife approved a plan for managing wolves that migrate into Colorado. Continue reading
This year’s Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture will be held next month. The event to be held in Denver will focus on next generation agriculture. It begins February 18th. The forum will covers the future of the state’s rural communities, labor availability challenges, succession planning for farmers Continue reading
Peyton Manning will start at quarterback for the Broncos next weekend when they host their AFC divisional round payoff game on January 17th. Head Coach Gary Kubiak announced his decision yesterday. Manning who failed to start seven games this season due to the foot injury, sparked the Broncos Continue reading