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How to use a season like this to build a program

How to use a season like this to build a program

Emily Brey, Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under 2017, Football, Sports

Players can talk a lot about why something happened, their opinion on a disjointed team, or an unfortunate result of a game, but due to the fact that those opinions are often heavily biased, sometimes hearing the thoughts of someone higher up on the ladder can give a more uninfluenced view of the topic ...

Regionals and State end the Cross Country season

Regionals and State end the Cross Country season

Haley Rockwell

November 6, 2017


Filed under 2017, Cross Country, Sports

The 5A Cross Country State Meet was held Saturday, October 28 in Colorado Springs at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. Fossil Ridge High School was present and determined to meet their expectations of placing in the top ten for both boys and girls. The boys team was named 10th and the girls team was nam...

No.16 Fossil gives No.1 Denver East a run for their money in Sweet 16

No.16 Fossil gives No.1 Denver East a run for their money in Sweet 16

Haley Rockwell

November 5, 2017


Filed under 2017, Soccer, Sports

The Sweet 16 of the 5A Boys Soccer State Tournament was in play on Wednesday, November 1. No.16 Fossil Ridge High School went to compete in a challenging game against No. 1 Denver East on their home turf.  Regulation time ended in a 1-1 tie and after still being tied after double overtime, it went t...

No. 16 Fossil advances to second round of the state playoffs

No. 16 Fossil advances to second round of the state playoffs

Haley Rockwell

October 27, 2017


Filed under 2017, Soccer, Sports

The cold, snowy weather did not reflect the pace and atmosphere of the first round of the boys soccer state playoffs on Thursday, October 26. No. 16 Fossil Ridge High School defeated No. 17 Legend High School 2-1 in the opening round of the 5A Boys Soccer State Tournament. In the opening min...

Volleyball says goodbye to their season and their seniors

Volleyball says goodbye to their season and their seniors

October 25, 2017


Filed under 2017, Sports, Volleyball

Fossil Ridge High School volleyball had their last home game of the season on Tuesday, October 25. That night was also the last volleyball game four girls would ever play in high school, it was Senior Night. Hailey Derrisaw, Camille Giles, Tyler Lindgren and Lindi Pojar were surrounded by their families and friends wh...

Successful concluding games of regular season leading into State

Successful concluding games of regular season leading into State

Haley Rockwell

October 25, 2017


Filed under 2017, Soccer, Sports

With the fall 2017 season coming to an end, the boys varsity soccer team for Fossil Ridge High School finished their two final games of regular season successfully. For senior night on Thursday, October 12, the Sabercats shutout Legacy High School 1-0. To conclude the regular season, the boys also shut...

Dance team expands their family

Dance team expands their family

Macy Fowler

October 24, 2017


Filed under 2017, Dance

Fossil Ridge High School’s dance team has expanded from six to twenty in the last month. In the past few years, the dance team has dealt with a lack of members. It hasn’t been hugely promoted, but whether it was from pressure by friends or pure curiosity, 14 girls tried out for dance team this year....

Fossil Ridge softball team places 2nd at state

Fossil Ridge softball team places 2nd at state

Abby Bordewick

October 24, 2017


Filed under 2017, Softball, Sports

Fossil Ridges softball team competed at the 5A state competition October 20 and 21. This season the team had a 11-1 standing and are ranked 4th in state. For the past five years Fossil had made it into the semifinals, the players had high hopes going into state this year. Unfortunately, Fossil Ridge p...

Another win for Fossil before Senior Night

Another win for Fossil before Senior Night

October 18, 2017


Filed under 2017, Sports, Volleyball

Fossil Ridge High School beat Mountain Range High School in their second to last home game on Wednesday, October 18. League play for the girls is quickly coming to a close, but they'll be back in the Fossil Ridge gym on Tuesday, October 24, for their final home game of the season. Fossil dominated al...

Fossil Ridge football earns their first win of the season against Prairie View

Fossil Ridge football earns their first win of the season against Prairie View

Emily Brey

October 15, 2017


Filed under 2017, Football, Sports

On Thursday night, October 12, Fossil Ridge High School (1-6) took on Prairie View High School (0-7) on French Field. After a hard fought game, the Cats came out on top, 17-7, earning their first win of the 2017 season.   Senior Kevyn Simpson was an impact player for Fossil Ridge last night, and has...

Unified Flag Football plays hard against the Lobos

Unified Flag Football plays hard against the Lobos

Abby Bordewick

October 13, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Photo Essays, Sports, Unified Flag Football

    Fossil Ridge High School’s unified flag football  team played crosstown rivals, Rocky Mountain High School, on Wednesday, October 11. With all of the players trying their hardest, the sabercats won the game, 38 to 28. During  half time the unified cheerleaders performed a ro...

C-Team soccer brings the fire to city matchups

C-Team soccer brings the fire to city matchups

Isabella Mahal

October 13, 2017


Filed under 2017, Photo Essays, Photos, Soccer, Sports

Photo Credit: Isabella Mahal Fossil Ridge High School’s boy’s soccer C-Team currently has a 7-1 record with three games remaining in the season. However, as with most high schools, the most hyped up, tough, and spirited games take place against crosstown rivals. This season, Fossil has played thre...

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