Archive for January, 2014

10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Columbine at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Columbine at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Wow, what a 3rd Quarter The game between the Columbine Rebels and the Ralston Valley Mustangs Wednesday night looked like it might be a good game.  In the first quarter, Columbine took it to the home team Mustangs, outscoring Ralston Valley 17-10.  The Rebels were playing good, hitting shots, and grabbing […]

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10 Shot – HS Wrestling – Monarch at RV

10 Shot - HS Wrestling - Monarch at RV

HS Wrestling – Coyotes invade Mustang Range It wasn’t long ago that I headed over to Ralston Valley to cover a wrestling meet.  At that meet I went mainly to check out the lighting so I knew what I would need to bring with me to strobe future meets.  Since the gym is set up […]

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10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Chatfield at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Chatfield at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Lady Mustangs continue to roll Just over 24 hours after defeating their rivals Arvada West, the Lady Mustangs were back on their home court to face the Chatfield Chargers. Ralston Valley came out strong in the first quarter, outscoring the Chargers 15-9.  The Chargers picked things up in the second quarter, […]

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10 Shot – HS Basketball – Arvada West at RV Pt.2

10 Shot - HS Basketball - Arvada West at RV Pt.2

HS Basketball – AWest/RV Part 2 In the preseason Ralston Roundup tournament, the host Ralston Valley Mustangs defeated their crosstown rivals, the Arvada West Wildcats in the final game.  Since that game was played in the middle of December, both teams have had great seasons, with both teams ranked in the top 20 for Colorado […]

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10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Arvada West at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Arvada West at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Rivalry – The Ladies Thursday night at Ralston Valley was a big night.  The Arvada West Wildcats boys and girls visited crosstown rival Ralston Valley Mustangs for the first regular season match up between the two schools.  First up were the girls. The Lady Mustangs, ranked 12th in Colorado 5A basketball, […]

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10 Shot – HS Hockey – Summit at RV

10 Shot - HS Hockey - Summit at RV

HS Hockey – Defending the APEX The Ralston Valley Mustangs continued their quest for a second consecutive Colorado State Championship as they took on the Summit Tigers at the APEX Center on Tuesday night.  The Mustangs came into the game undefeated on the season and Summit, from Frisco, Colorado, were struggling with a record of […]

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10 Shot – NCAA Basketball – USC at Colorado

10 Shot - NCAA Basketball - USC at Colorado

NCAA Basketball – Can the Buffs Rebound? I am fighting the cold that just will not let go.  You think it is gone, and then it rears its ugly head.  It was one of the reasons I did not go to Boulder Thursday night to cover the UCLA game.  During the last road trip, the […]

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10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Standley Lake at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Standley Lake at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Gators leave the swamp to chase Mustangs I had to make a decision.  University of Colorado Basketball or HS Basketball.  The Buffs, who were having a great season up until they lost their starting point guard in the game at Washington last weekend to a ACL injury were hosting UCLA, and […]

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10 Shot – HS Hockey – #2 Monarch at #1 RV

10 Shot - HS Hockey - #2 Monarch at #1 RV

HS Hockey – Another #2 tries to knock off #1 After #1 Ralston Valley knocked off #2 Mountain Vista last week, a new #2 team was named, the undefeated Monarch Coyotes, who Ralston Valley defeated in the final of the State Championship Tournament last season.  This looked like it was going to be a tough […]

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10 Shot – HS Hockey – Mountain Vista at RV

10 Shot - HS Hockey - Mountain Vista at RV

HS Hockey – Back to the Grind After the blowout against Valor a couple days earlier, I was a little worried for the Ralston Valley Mustangs, the defending state champs, as they took on the number two team in the state, Mountain Vista.  There is a good chance these two teams will be meeting again […]

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10 Shot – HS Basketball – Pomona at RV

10 Shot - HS Basketball - Pomona at RV

HS Basketball – Rivalry #1 Ok, so now I must apologize.  After last nights hockey game, I started to come down with a cold.  Not the flu, but just a bad cold.  I probably should not have shot this game, but with it being against Pomona, I had to.  But, with the cold, I have […]

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10 Shot – HS Hockey – Valor Christian at RV

10 Shot - HS Hockey - Valor Christian at RV

HS Hockey – Fall of a Giant No, not Ralston Valley.  I will not go into details, but something needs to change with the Valor Christian Eagles hockey program.  I have some knowledge of the issues, but not the full story, so instead of going into details about the issues the team may be having […]

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10 Shot – NCAA Basketball – Oregon at Colorado

10 Shot - NCAA Basketball - Oregon at Colorado

NCAA Basketball – Fighting Ducks or Rubber Duckies? The University of Nike Oregon Ducks, ranked 9th (or 12th depending on what poll you look at) came into Boulder on Sunday afternoon to face a tough Buffalos team, undefeated at home.  Lets see…what did I say in my Oregon State post?  This would be “The Game” […]

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10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Lakewood at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Lakewood at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Tigers take on Mustangs Finally, the Ralston Valley Girls basketball team had a home game.  It seemed like it was forever for them to play in their own gym.  Unfortunately, they were taking on a very good, undefeated Lakewood team. Lakewood outscored the home team Mustangs by two points in the […]

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10 Shot – NCAA Basketball – Oregon State at Colorado

10 Shot - NCAA Basketball - Oregon State at Colorado

NCAA Basketball – Beavers take on 20th ranked Buffaloes Pac-12 Basketball….I am home.  I grew up through my middle school and high school years about 17 blocks from Hec-Ed Pavilion, home of the U-Dub Huskies, so I am biased, but there is nothing in College Basketball like the Pac-10 Pac-12.  I mean, look at the […]

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2013 Year In Review

2013 Year In Review

2013 Year In Review – I am Glad 2013 is over. 2013 was a tough year.  A company I put a lot of faith in folded, leaving me in a lurch, had some of the hardest shoots ever, and got a chance to cover some awesome events. It started off with covering the return of […]

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