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Softball Team Wins Second Straight 4A WSL Title

For the second consecutive season the Rifle softball team has won the 4A Western Slope League Championship with a 7-1 league record and 15-4 overall record. With the league title and the 15-4 overall finish, the Bears will head to the regional playoffs this weekend seeded 9th in the state RPI rankings out of 63 […]

Fall Sports Teams in Full Swing

Rifle fall sports teams began competition with boys golf on August 14 and all teams have moved well into their seasons.  Below is a summary of some of the accomplishments of those teams. Boys Golf: Senior Jacob Smith got off to a fast start, winning the Rifle Tournament by 10 strokes.  He also tied for […]

Rifle Softball Preseason Workouts and Clinic

Pre-season workouts for softball players (7th through 12th grade) will begin July 24th.  Below is the schedule for workouts: Monday, July 24 – Throwing/Defense/Speed Development 7 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25 – Pitchers/Catchers 7 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26 – Hitting/Speed Development 7 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27 – Pitchers/Catchers 7 to […]

Seven Softball Players Earn All-Conference Honors

Seven of Rifle High School’s varsity softball players recently earned 4A Western Slope League honors. Earning first team honors were junior Peyton Caldwell and sophomores Kaitlyn Jackson, Shaeley Arneson, Kaitlyn Harris and Amanda Green.  Senior Alexys Holder and junior Claudia Abbott received honorable mention all-conference honors. In addition to being selected first team, Jackson was […]

Softball Team Sweeps Palisade, Wins League Title

The Rifle High School softball team swept a doubleheader at home against Palisade on Thursday night by scores of 11-2 and 6-4 to ensure they will be the outright 4A WSL champions this year. The Bears currently have a 12-3 overall record and 6-0 league record with two league games left. Second place Palisade already […]

Softball Team Off to Great Start

The Rifle varsity softball team won its first eight games of this season, matching the win total for last years’ team in the first eight games this year. The Bears began the season with an 8-4 win over Montrose and followed that up with 11-1 and 7-2 victories over Cortez.  Rifle lost to both of […]

Fall Sports Parent Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

The fall sports parent meeting at RHS will be held next Tuesday evening, Aug. 16, at 7:30 starting in the RHS auditorium.  This will be for parents of athletes in cross country, spirit/cheerleading, volleyball, football, boys’ soccer, and softball.  Boys’ golf had their meeting earlier due to its earlier start so parents of those boys […]

Softball Pre-season Clinic Schedule and June Team Info

    Pre-Season Clinic   Rifle’s softball coaches will be holding a 4-week preseason clinic from July 18 to August 13 for a cost of $75 per player.  The clinic breaks up each day to focus on different skills and/or position groups.  The schedule below shows what days/times everything will be and what will happen […]

RHS Softball Finishes Season on a Roll

After a slow start to the season, the Rifle Bears softball team finished its last two weeks strong, winning five of its final six games of the season, including a convincing 9-2 victory over Meeker in the final game of the season on senior night at Taughenbaugh Field in Rifle. The Bears had lost both […]

Great First Week For Rifle Athletics

Rifle athletic programs got off to a great start this past week beginning on Thursday with the boys’ golf team as they hosted the Rifle Creek Invitational and won the tournament that day. The Bears were led by sophomore Jacob Smith whose 3-over-par 75 was the best of the day to win medalist honors.  He […]

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