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Rifle, Palisade square off

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Kristin Anderson Vail Daily
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Rifle and Palisade are slated to go at it tonight on the football field. The Bears and Bulldogs will take the field at Mesa State College’s Stocker Stadium at 7 p.m.

Rifle is riding high after defeating Battle Mountain, 47-27, in Edwards last week and playing to within a point of Glenwood Springs, the 3A Western Slope League’s second-place team, the previous week.

A win would give the 3-5 Bears a shot at finishing the season with a .500 record.



Palisade, meanwhile, enters tonight’s game after defeating Glenwood, 19-16, in an overtime thriller at Stubler Memorial Field last Friday.

At 5-4 overall and 5-2 in the 3A WSL, the Bulldogs still have a shot at making the state playoffs. With a bye on the schedule next weekend, tonight is Palisade’s regular season finale.


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