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10 Shot – HS Hockey – Dakota Ridge at Bishop Machebeuf

10 Shot - HS Hockey - Dakota Ridge at Bishop Machebeuf

HS Hockey – First Round, Game 1 -APEX For the second year in a row the APEX Center would host the first and second round of one of the brackets for the Colorado State Championship.  The first game looked to be a good one with the Dakota Ridge Eagles coming in with a 12-3-4 record […]


10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Dakota Ridge at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Dakota Ridge at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Senior Night Four of the RV girls celebrated their final home regular season game on Tuesday night.  Janelle Feldmann, Chantal Jacobs, Amanda Lefholz, and Sierra Galbreath along with their parents took the court prior to warm ups of their last home game before the playoffs.  It was one of the quickest senior night recognitions […]


10 Shot – HS Basketball – Standley Lake at RV

10 Shot - HS Basketball - Standley Lake at RV

HS Basketball – Senior Night It was the final home game for the Ralston Valley Mustangs boys hoopsters for the season.  Parents stood with their seniors before their final regular season home game. Standley Lake jumped out to an early lead in the game.  They were playing very will in the first half of the […]


10 Shot – HS Hockey – Mullen at RV

10 Shot - HS Hockey - Mullen at RV

HS Hockey – Perfection The Mullen Mustangs came into this game against Ralston Valley with only one win on the season that came against Summit 3 days earlier.  Ralston Valley, on the other hand, entered this game undefeated.  12-0 in league, 17-0 overall.  This was going to be a tough game for Mullen. It was […]


10 Shot – NCAA Basketball – Washington at Colorado

10 Shot - NCAA Basketball - Washington at Colorado

NCAA Basketball – Payback on my Dawgs It was not long ago that the Colorado Buffaloes were a threat not only in the PAC-12, but as a potential power in the NCAA Tournament.  Ranked strongly in the top 25 the Buffaloes went on the road and narrowly escaped the Palouse with a win over Washington […]


10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Bear Creek at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Bear Creek at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Bears struggle against the Mustangs Another struggling Jeffco team came into face the #2 Mustangs.  Bear Creek suited up 8 girls to face Ralston Valley, and from the start of the game struggled against the deep Mustang team.  Ralston Valley pressed to start the game and the Bears could hardly bring […]


10 Shot HS Wrestling – Standley Lake at RV

10 Shot HS Wrestling - Standley Lake at RV

HS Wrestling – Can a horse wrestle a alligator and win? The Ralston Valley Mustangs hosted the Standley Lake Gators for the final home meet of the season on Thursday night.  This was my third wrestling meet at RV and my second strobe attempt.  I still was not happy, but I did get some neat […]


10 Shot – HS Hockey – Regis Jesuit at RV

10 Shot - HS Hockey - Regis Jesuit at RV

HS Hockey – Still Undefeated I did something a little different for this hockey game.  Actually, I did two different things.  I changed up the positioning of my strobes a bit, and ended up not being happy with the light fall I got from them, but I also left my Canon EOS 7D in my […]


10 Shot – HS Girls Basketball – Pomona at RV

10 Shot - HS Girls Basketball - Pomona at RV

HS Girls Basketball – Panthers declawed Things have sure changed in the last 12 months for Jeffco girls basketball.  A new coach for Arvada West, a former Pomona player now at Arvada West, but with those changes to the Wildcats, A-West is still struggling to find a path to the win column.  Pomona, is struggling […]


10 Shot – HS Basketball – Lakewood at RV

10 Shot - HS Basketball - Lakewood at RV

HS Basketball – 5 on 8 Since moving to Colorado, one of the things I have been most happy with has been the level of the officiating through all sports.  Yes, you have your bad official here and there, and officials will have a off night, but this game, the Ralston Valley Mustangs were not […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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” […]


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 […]