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Player Profile: Casey Knutsen

Player Profile: Casey Knutsen

Emily Brey

September 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Although Fossil football has begun their season with a four-game losing streak, the players are not defeated in spirit. One of those players is junior Casey Knutsen, a multi-sport athlete who truly values the opportunity to compete for and represent Fossil Ridge. So far this season, Knutsen, at RB and LB, has a total...

Fossil football struggles to break through losing spell

Fossil football struggles to break through losing spell

Emily Brey

September 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

On Friday, September 24, Fossil Ridge football took on Bear Creek High School in their fourth league game. Unfortunately, after holding a nine point lead at halftime (16-7), the Cats suffered their fourth consecutive loss (23-36) to the Bears.   The SaberCats were playing with the most confidence we’ve se...

Volleyball makes a comeback at their first home game

Volleyball makes a comeback at their first home game

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Fossil Ridge High School played their first home game of the season against Poudre High School on Tuesday, September 19. After losing their undefeated streak at the Eaglecrest Tournament on Saturday, September 16 their home win comeback was the best way to get back on their feet. Their losses on Satur...

Volleyball loses undefeated streak in Eaglecrest Tournament

Volleyball loses undefeated streak in Eaglecrest Tournament

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Fossil Ridge High School volleyball played in its first tournament of the season. They played four teams over the course of two days starting Friday, September 16 at the Eaglecrest Tournament. The beginning of the tournament started off well for Fossil when they played Pine Creek High School. The Saber...

First crosstown rival under their belts

First crosstown rival under their belts

Haley Rockwell

September 17, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Crosstown rival games are always ones of anticipation and excitement. They have a different type of competitiveness to them as teams tend to really bring it in these games. Fossil Ridge High School’s boys soccer team had their first crosstown rival game of the season against Poudre High School on Thursd...

Varsity softball shuts out rival team 9-0

Varsity softball shuts out rival team 9-0

Isabella Mahal

September 16, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

Photo Credit: Isabella Mahal On Thursday, September 14, the Fossil Ridge High School softball team took on Rocky Mountain High School at home. Fossil came away with a 9-0 win, the first in the last four Fossil match-ups between the two rivals. Coach Dave Philop stated that the team, “is really tryi...

Fossil Ridge football suffers third consecutive loss in regular season play

Fossil Ridge football suffers third consecutive loss in regular season play

Emily Brey

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

  Last night, Friday September 15, the Fossil Ridge SaberCats took on Poudre High School in their third game of the season. Due to a lightening delay with 7:30 left in the game, officials from both Fossil and Poudre will decide on Monday whether Poudre will be given the win, having held a 6-30 ...

Volleyball still undefeated as they head into their first tournament

Volleyball still undefeated as they head into their first tournament

Olivia Doro

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Fossil Ridge High School varsity volleyball played two away games the week of September 11. Fossil played both Monarch High School and Loveland High School. The girls remain undefeated in league play. Fossil played Monarch on Tuesday, September 12. The Sabercats beat Monarch in all three sets. They finished wi...

Living In The Hard

Living In The Hard

Emily Brey

September 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

On Friday, September 8, Fossil Ridge (0-2) football took on Rocky Mountain High School (1-1) in their second league game of the 2017-18 season. The Cats took an unfortunate 0-30 loss to the Lobos, and will face Poudre High School this evening, September 15. Last year the SaberCats were crowned city cha...

Soccer still undefeated as they play closer to home

Soccer still undefeated as they play closer to home

Olivia Doro

September 13, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Fossil Ridge High School boys soccer played against Loveland High School Tuesday, September 12. Both Varsity and JV won their games with a final score of 9-0. Varsity played first and came out strong. The Sabercats held their ground the entire first half, completely shutting down all of Loveland’s at...

Boys soccer comes out of the gate strong with a home opener win

Boys soccer comes out of the gate strong with a home opener win

Haley Rockwell

September 7, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After making Fossil Ridge High School history and defying all odds in the 2016 5A State Tournament, the Sabercats are looking to have another successful year and they did just that on Tuesday, September 5. In an exciting and competitive match between Fossil and Ralston Valley, the 5-1 win went to the Sa...

Nothing like a cross town rival game to start the season

Nothing like a cross town rival game to start the season

Emily Brey

September 4, 2017


Filed under 2017, Football, Sports

There is no better way to kick off football season then to do it with a cross town rival game. On Friday, September 1, Fossil Ridge took on Fort Collins High School in a very high-intensity game. With both pride, and the Harmony Cup on the line, the two teams battled hard until the final whistle was ...

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