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Basketball Teams Sweep Delta

Rifle’s varsity and JV boys’ and girls’ basketball teams swept all four games with Delta on Tuesday night in Rifle. The varsity Lady Bears came back from an eight-point halftime deficit to beat the Lady Panthers 43-36 (See PostIndependent article).  Rifle was led by Samantha Hinkle with 17 points and Elly Walters with 13. With

Bears take 4th at 18-team Eagle Invite

The Rifle Bears varsity wrestling team tied Grand Junction Central for fourth place at the Eagle Valley Wrestling Invitational on Jan. 10. The Bears scored 91 points following only Hotchkiss, Eagle Valley, and Steamboat in the standings. Senior Jose Prado led the way winning the heavyweight championship after pinning Eagle Valley’s Josh Schaecher in 37

Prado, Rivas Make Podium at Warrior Classic

Senior Jose Prado pinned Roosevelt’s Nathan Putallaz to finish third at the Warrior Classic at Grand Junction Central High School on Saturday.  He won three matches in the consolation bracket Saturday. Senior Alex Rivas also reached the podium with a sixth-place finish in the tournament. The Bears will next wrestle at the Eagle Valley Tournament

Basketball Teams Win Heading into Break

Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams picked up league victories over Summit County at home on Saturday.  The Lady Bears defeated the Tigers 33-21 and the boys followed that up with a 49-37 victory. Junior guard Avery Lujan led the bears with 17 points in the boys game.  Luis Carreon and  Austin Boone each

Football and Cheer Win Academic State Championships

Rifle High School’s varsity football and cheer squads have both won the Les Schwab Academic Team Championship awards for this fall.  The football team’s 3.72 cumulative team GPA was the best among 3A football school’s in the state.  The cheer squad’s 3.51 cumulative GPA was best among 4A cheer squads in the state. In addition

Basketball Teams off to Great Start

The Rifle boys’ and girls’ basketball varsity basketball teams are off to a great start to their season.  Both the boys and girls have won all three of their games.  They went undefeated in the Brenda Patch Tournament at Roaring Fork and defeated Coal Ridge Tuesday night. In the first day of the Brenda Patch

Football Finishes Great Season

Congratulations to the varsity football team for another stellar season.  The Bears were 12-2 on the season, making it all the way to the state championship game.  For more on that game and the season check out this story from the Post Independent.

Baseball/Softball Winter Workouts

Baseball/Softball players: We will begin winter workouts the first week back to school in January.  Pitching workouts will take place on Tuesday and Friday mornings.  Core body and speed training will take place after school in the weight room on Mondays and Wednesdays.  The schedule for the workouts are below.   Pitching (Tuesdays 7 a.m.

Football Playoff Run

Rifle High School’s football team has been on a great run in the 3A Colorado State Football Playoffs.  The Bears have three convincing wins, starting with a 61-13 first round win over Northridge, followed by a 15-0 shutout in probably one of the coldest games (near zero windchill) ever played for the Bears.  Rifle then

Rifle Athletics Needs Your Help

With the new website, we now have a portal to promote our sports like never before.  If you would like to get involved with reporting scores, writing articles or even taking pictures or video … Contact the Athletic Department to see what you can do to help and make riflehighschoolsports.com the best of the best