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Bears blast Roaring Fork

Layton Stutsman and Gabe Marbas collected two hits each and Ty Leyba tallied three runs batted in to lead Rifle to an 11-1 five-inning victory over Roaring Fork on Wednesday. Stutsman was two-for-three with a walk and two RBI’s on the day.  Marbas was two-for-four with a run scored.  Leyba added two stolen bases to

Rifle High School Girls Varsity Soccer beat Grand Junction High School 5-3

Friday, March 20, 2015 4:00 PM Grand Junction High School AWAY 3 Rifle High School HOME 5 Game Recap The Lady Bears proved the benefits of hard work today on the soccer field. Falling behind by 2 goals at halftime, the team stayed very focused and then threw everything they had at Grand Junction in

Rifle High School Girls Varsity Soccer falls to Grand Valley School 3-5

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:00 PM Rifle High School AWAY 3 Grand Valley School HOME 5 Game Recap The Rifle Lady Bears fell 5 goals behind by late in the first half of the game. With a few minutes remaining in the first half, Sadie Suarez broke through the Grand Valley defense to give the

Rifle High School Girls Varsity Soccer falls to Roaring Fork High School 2-3

Saturday, March 14, 2015 11:00 AM Roaring Fork High School AWAY 3 Rifle High School HOME 2 Game Recap Easily the best Lady Bears varsity soccer game in the past few years. The Lady Bears stepped onto the field with a renewed sense of confidence in themselves and their teammates. The first half was a

RHS Baseball Bats Hot Versus Coal Ridge

Rifle High School’s baseball team got a 10-run third inning offensive explosion en route to a 17-2 five-inning mercy rule victory over Coal Ridge on Tuesday in the Bears first game of the season. Leading the offensive charge for Rifle were senior Layton Stutsman, junior Wyatt Carter, junior Ty Leyba, and sophomore Bryer Rew. Stutsman

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