Etched in Stone

As the first game begins, the starters bring it in for a cheer:

Fossil wins silver medal at state

Anna Henning March 16, 2019

Unified Basketball traveled to Denver for their state competition Friday, March 15. They fought hard for two games, taking home the silver medal. They beat Brighton High School 23-19, and lost to Smoky...

Both teams worked extraordinarily hard to put points on the board. The score, 6-6, can be seen in the background as this Rocky player attempts to break the tie.

Seniors play one last home game

Caroline Sears March 15, 2019

An exciting and tense game between Fossil Ridge High School and Rocky Mountain High School ended the Unified Basketball regular season at home with a bang. Monday, March 11, Fossil battled Rocky, going...

The team poses with their silver medals after the ceremony.

Unified competes in final games of season

Caroline Sears and Anna Henning March 15, 2019

Fossil Ridge High School's Unified Basketball wrapped up their season with their final games. They had their last home game at Fossil March 11, and competed in Denver for the state competition March 15....

The seniors—myself included—and their families gather for a photo before the start of Monday's game.

Four years later: My time with Unified Basketball

Karen Manley, Editor-In-Chief March 15, 2019

On March 11, 2019, I covered my last Unified Basketball game. Tearfully, I watched the seniors be handed flowers and cookies—gifts from the coaches—as they walked arm in arm with parents and siblings....


Unified week in review: March 4-15

Karen Manley, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2019

The week of Monday, March 4, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball teams won three out of four games played. On Monday, the teams played Poudre High School and on Wednesday they took on the Fossil...

Doro on her last day in the pool

Train like a Sabercat: Boys’ Swim

Olivia Doro, Editor in Chief March 8, 2019

The idea of Train like a Sabercat hit me when I was covering a volleyball game my first year on staff, but I was too afraid to bring it up to anyone on leadership so it quickly got pushed to the back of...

Fossil's very own Zach Bakken battles for the puck along the boards.

Fort Collins hockey season overview

Brandon Kruse March 5, 2019

After a 7-1 victory over fourteen seed Mountain Vista, the Fort Collins hockey season came to an end on February 23 when they lost 8-6 to Dakota Ridge. The six seed Eagles completed the upset on the road...

Senior Ashley Steffeck tries to break through the Bruins

Fossil loses shootout against Cherry Creek

Madalynn Lewis, Sports Beat Leader March 4, 2019

Last Friday night, the girls varsity basketball team lost to Cherry Creek High School 47-51 in a heartbreaking shootout. The elite eight game ended with tears for the Sabercats, but the legacy that seniors...

The varsity wrestling team trademark

State champions in progress

Annabeth Sarbacker February 28, 2019

February 21-23 the Fossil Ridge High School varsity wrestling team qualifiers spent the weekend competing at the CHSAA State Tournament in the 5A division at the Denver Pepsi Center. Months of hard work...

The Wizards run around the court and do basketball tricks.

Harlem Wizards visit Fossil Ridge High School

Melissa May and Kelly Colanto February 27, 2019

On the evening of Monday, February 25, the Harlem Wizards came to Fossil Ridge High School for a Poudre School District fundraiser in order to promote Fossil Ridge’s upcoming after prom. The goal of...

The Lady Sabercats jumping into the playoffs.

Girls Basketball Returns to the State Playoffs

Macy Klein, Sports Journalist February 26, 2019

The Fossil Ridge High School girls’ basketball team has returned to the state playoffs after an strong season with a overall record of 20-4 and a conference record of 11-1. The Lady Sabercats also had...

The team celebrates a game-changing point. The team scored with forty seconds left, breaking the longstanding tie.

Unified Basketball with Regional win to round off successful week

Karen Manley, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2019

Over the course of the week of February 18, 2019, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball team played four games, two of which took place at the regional tournament in Greeley, Colorado. With one...

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