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  • Cheerleaders State Runner-up in 2A

    HHS Cheer Team members are pictured with their State Runner-up trophy which they won at the 2A competition in Denver Saturday, Dec. 4. Pictured from left, front row, are Sydney Nelson and Mallory Bennett; and back row, Brittney Prottsman, Tia Huffman, Tea...
  • Pelle is 171-lb. champ in opener

    HHS wrestlers opened the season with an eighth-place finish at the Middle Park Invitational in Granby Saturday, Dec. 4. With only five wrestlers in the competition, coach Jack Garrison was well-pleased with the Dragon effort at the 21-team tournament. B...
  • Swimmers open season at Valley

    HHS swimmers, competing on the Sterling High School team, swam at the Valley Vikings Invite Saturday, Dec. 4. Fine swim performances were turned in by the Sterling team, which placed fifth with 115 points. “The girls did remarkably well,” said Holyok...
  • Junior High boys face Wray, Haxtun

    Holyoke junior high boys’ basketball teams played host to Wray, Tuesday, Nov. 23 with both the seventh and eighth grades playing A and B games. The eighth grade A team fell one point short to the Eagles 26-27. Tito Fierro led the scoring with 14 points...
  • Six Dragons recognized for 2010 All-Conference football effort

    HHS football players recognized for All-Conference honors in the North Central League are pictured from left, front row, All-Conference first team Broc Pelle, Jesus Hermosillo and Brett Cumming; and back row, All-Conference honorable mention Austin Killin...
  • Two big wins start season off right for Lady Dragons

    HHS Lady Dragon basketball girls started their season off with style, winning big over both Haxtun and Idalia in home-court action Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-4. Coach Arlan Scholl said overall it was a very successful weekend for the team. “I was very...
  • JV beats Haxtun

    Holyoke girls’ jayvee basketball team defeated Haxtun 20-12 in their season opener Friday, Dec. 3 in Holyoke. The Lady Dragons led the score by five at the end of both the first and second quarters. Outscoring Haxtun 12-9 in the second half gave HHS th...
  • C team girls lose two

    Holyoke girls’ C team basketball had a disappointing start to their season with a loss to Haxtun Friday, Dec. 3 and a loss to Chase County, Neb. Monday, Dec. 6.   Holyoke 23, Haxtun 25 The Lady Dragons started off great in their home opener Frid...
  • Dragons beat Haxtun, fall to Idalia in openers

    A new basketball season began Friday, Dec. 3 as the Holyoke Dragons fought hard late to beat county rival Haxtun 55-50. The following night, Idalia entered the Dragons’ home gym and handed Holyoke a 51-60 loss.   Holyoke 55, Haxtun 50 After lead...
  • HHS boys' JV beat Haxtun and Idalia

    HHS boys’ JV basketball opened the season with two convincing wins over Haxtun Friday, Dec. 3 and Idalia Saturday, Dec. 4. Holyoke 36, Haxtun 27 After a slow start, the Dragons fought back to lead 15-10 over Haxtun at the half. They added nine points ...
  • C boys fall to Haxtun

    The Holyoke C boys’ basketball team opened their 2010-11 campaign with a 37-46 loss to Haxtun Friday, Dec. 3 on the home court. Both teams scored 12 points in the opening quarter and Haxtun led at the half 21-17. The Dragons pulled within one point 33...
  • Library Extravaganza scheduled for Sunday

    The decorations are hung at Heginbotham Library as anticipation grows for the 4th annual Heginbotham Library Extravaganza. Members of Friends of the Library spent Monday morning, Nov. 29 decorating the rooms at the library. The Extravaganza will be held S...
  • Heldenbrand is Fire Training grad

    Spencer Heldenbrand graduated from Englewood, Fla. Fire Training Center Saturday, Dec. 4, with third overall class ranking recognition. The ceremony for 28 graduating cadets was held at Lemon Bay High School Auditorium, and was followed by a reception. K...
  • Authors featured in local book signings

    Two authors, Stephen Wood and Todd Burpo, will be in Holyoke Saturday, Dec. 11 at formal book signing opportunities at Inklings Book Store’s Christmas tea. Former Holyoke resident Stephen Wood will be at Inklings from 9 a.m.-12 noon, signing his book ...
  • Lewton named Assist. District Attorney

    Chief Deputy District Attorney Brittny Lewton has been named Assistant District Attorney and assumed the number two spot Wednesday, Dec. 1. “Brittny has been a true superstar for our office,” District Attorney Robert Watson said. Lewton began her le...
  • Winter driving tips offered

    Because more crashes involving property damage occur during the winter months than at any other time, AAA Colorado encourages motorists to prepare their cars for winter driving conditions and to be cautious while on the road. Make sure vehicles are prepa...
  • Customers to see lower natural gas bill this winter

    SourceGas Distribution LLC “SourceGas” announced Friday, Dec. 3 that customers in the Northeastern service area will see a net decrease of approximately 20 percent for a typical residential peak winter month bill. The net decrease is the result of tw...
  • RRWCD to hold special meeting

    The board of directors of the Republican River Water Conservation District will hold a special meeting in Yuma Thursday, Dec. 16. The meeting will be held at Quintech Facility LLC from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and action on the consi...
  • Pesticide applicator continuing education workshops offered

    Pesticide application is regulated by a very strict set of guidelines and laws. Since 2007, these regulations are enforced by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). Some of the regulations include the licensing of private and commercial pesticide ...
  • Fruits and vegetables key for children to lower stiff arteries

    Children who consistently eat lots of fruits and vegetables lower their risk of having stiff arteries in young adulthood, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Arterial stiffness is associated with athe...