Storm wipes out first weekend of spring sports | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Storm wipes out first weekend of spring sports

Want snow in Colorado? Simple – schedule a high school spring sports contest and the white stuff will follow.Friday’s winter blast forced postponement and/or cancellations of the first weekend of high school girls soccer, tennis, baseball and track meets scheduled across the Western Slope.The first event to be erased from the schedule board was Friday’s Rifle-Grand Junction girls soccer game at Canyon View Park in Grand Junction. A new date has yet to be announced.Saturday postponements awaiting new playing dates include the Coal Ridge at Rifle junior varsity baseball doubleheader and the back-half of a girls tennis doubleheader featuring Durango against Roaring Fork. The fate of the Glenwood-Durango match on local Glenwood tennis courts will be decided this morning.Another late scratch, due to wet field conditions, was Rifle’s varsity baseball season opener at Montrose. That nonleague doubleheader between the Bears and Indians is scheduled for March 24 at 4 and 6 p.m.The prep track and field season also has been set back due to weather. The Mickey Dunn Invitational meet at Grand Junction’s Stocker Stadium, normally the season-opener for most of the Western Slope, has been moved to Saturday, March 25.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Sports

Trail Exploration: Rifle Falls

|

When people set off on the trails at Rifle Falls, they are suddenly transported into a state of childlike wonder. Not only is it shocking to see three fast-flowing, 70-foot waterfalls in the often searing…



See more