Bears pummel Huskies in Homecoming game |

Bears pummel Huskies in Homecoming game

Rifle's Pedro Carreon (54) and Alex Cordova (22) sandwich Battle Mountain's Nick Walter during Friday's Homecoming game against the Huskies at Bears Stadium. (DARCY COPELAND / DC PHOTOS)
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Hosting the Battle Mountain Huskies on Friday for Homecoming, the Rifle Bears quickly took care of business at home as the boys in blue and yellow rolled to a 52-6 win at Bears Stadium in front of a Homecoming crowd.

Opening league play at home with the Huskies, the Bears never left this game in doubt on their way to picking up a big 3A Western Slope League win at home.

With the win, Rifle pushes its season record to 5-1 through six games. A trip to Summit looms next Friday before a home date with Eagle Valley the following week.


On the road for a big 1A Western Slope League matchup between the 4-1 Grand Valley Cardinals and the 5-0 Meeker Cowboys, the Cardinals had a rough go of things in a 52-6 loss in Meeker.

Riding high after a big 33-6 win last week against Olathe at home, the Cardinals simply couldn’t get it going against the defending 1A WSL champs.

Sitting at 4-2 (1-1) on the season, the Cardinals will travel to Hotchkiss next week looking to right the ship.

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