Pirates – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:03:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.5 2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review-3/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:45 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195423 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
The SUN is taking a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at July, August and September.

JULY

• At a Future of Power Supply Information Series meeting held in Pagosa Springs on July 1, La Plata Electric Association representatives discussed the future of energy and a potential buyout of its existing power-supply contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission.

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Lady Pirates set to open league play Friday at home http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-set-to-open-league-play-friday-at-home/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:43 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195438 The Pagosa Springs High School (PSHS) girls’ basketball team continued its winning ways in Sanford Saturday, with the Lady Pirates picking up a 42-29 win over the 2A Indians.

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Pirate wrestling nabs three victories in three days http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-nabs-three-victories-in-three-days/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:17 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195440

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Pirate Dylan Tressler puts a hold on Bloomfield’s Diego Snell-Martinez during the Rocky Mountain Dual on Friday. Tressler pinned Snell-Martinez in under two minutes to help propel the Pirates to a 46-27 victory.

Pagosa grapplers snatched victories in all three events they competed in last week.
The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team crushed Bayfield in a dual 66-9 on Thursday, Jan. 9, beat Bloomfield 46-27 on Friday, Jan. 10, and won the Rocky Mountain Wrestling Invitational for the third year in a row on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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Pirates lose to Sanford, begin league play at home tomorrow http://www.pagosasun.com/pirates-lose-to-sanford-begin-league-play-at-home-tomorrow/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:12 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195443 A road game against the 2A Sanford Indians on Jan. 11 did not go the way the No. 22 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team would have liked, as the team lost by a score of 51-37, marking the team’s fourth loss of the season.

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Pagosa swim team finishes ninth at Montrose Invitational, faces Durango this weekend http://www.pagosasun.com/pagosa-swim-team-finishes-ninth-at-montrose-invitational-faces-durango-this-weekend/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:08 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195435

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Lady Pirate swimmer Emma Gantt navigates the waters in the preliminaries of the 200-yard individual medley at the Montrose Invitational on Jan. 10. The Lady Pirate swim team took ninth out of nine teams at the invitational with 77 points overall. Pagosa will compete against the Durango Demons in Durango on Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. and Jan. 18 at 11 a.m.

At the Montrose Invitational on Jan. 10 and Jan. 11, the Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team took ninth place out of nine teams with 77 total points.

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Lady Pirate swim team to compete in Montrose Invitational http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirate-swim-team-to-compete-in-montrose-invitational/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:56 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194584 The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate swim team will return to the pool on Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. and Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. to compete in the Montrose Invitational.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review-2/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:51 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194567 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
Over the next few weeks, The SUN will take a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at April, May and June.

APRIL

• On April 1, Pagosa Peak Open School (PPOS) added Julie Simmons to its board. Simmons replaced former board member Clay Buchner.

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Lady Pirates pick of pair of wins at Wolf Creek Classic http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-pick-of-pair-of-wins-at-wolf-creek-classic/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:27 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194578

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Lady Pirate Elsa Lindner battles for possession during the first half of Pagosa’s 60-19 victory over the Colorado Springs Christian Lions Saturday evening.

The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate basketball team opened the 2020 portion of its schedule with a pair of wins at the Wolf Creek Classic.

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Pirate grapplers to host duals, tournament http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-grapplers-to-host-duals-tournament/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:14 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194575 The Pagosa Springs High School wrestling team is gearing up to host two events this weekend: the Rocky Mountain Duals tomorrow and the Rocky Mountain Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.

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Pagosa splits at Wolf Creek Classic, takes on Sanford Saturday http://www.pagosasun.com/pagosa-splits-at-wolf-creek-classic-takes-on-sanford-saturday/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:13 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194581

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Navigating the lane, Pirate Mitch Lewis looks to put up a shot during the second matchup of the Wolf Creek Classic for Pagosa against the Colorado Springs Christian Lions on Jan. 4. Lewis finished the night with a team-high 16 points to go along with four rebounds and six assists. The Pirates got the job done against the Lions as well, earning a 57-44 win to push the team’s overall record to 5-3. Pagosa will look to add another win on the road on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. against the 2A Sanford Indians.

To kick off the new year, the Pagosa Springs High School Pirate boys’ basketball team split in games against the Eaton Reds (8-1 overall) and the Colorado Springs Christian Lions (4-3 overall) at the Wolf Creek Classic on Jan. 3 and Jan. 4.

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