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Mo-Town Knows Sports: Wrestling State Champs

On a special edition of Mo-Town Knows, Staff Writer Anna Lynn Winfrey spoke with Nikki Koch and Dmarian Lopez. Koch is a three-time wrestling champion from Olathe High School and Lopez is coming off a state title of his own.
JAMES replied 9 months ago

What are your expectations for Montrose sports?

The season for multiple sports will be ramping up in the new year, including swimming, wrestling and basketball. Reporter Josue Perez outlined some names and trends to watch out for in the next few months, like wrestler Kamron Alegria or swimmers Alise Hardie and Caitlyn Dillon.

Josue also outlines some expectations for the girls' and boys' basketball team, highlighting a few key players who might be difference-makers in 2022. Check out the article for his full analysis. 

If you follow Montrose sports at all, do you have any expectations for their performance next year? What games are you looking forward to watching?

Sean liked 9 months ago

New MHS Mascot

New MHS Mascot Suggestion:

December 16, 2021


Montrose High School

Mascot Change Sub-Committee

Re: New Mascot Suggestion

As I am currently raising an Indonesian Ridgeback-mix Puppy, So, in my research of the breed, I found this:

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is, to our knowledge, the only school with a Rhodesian Ridgeback as its mascot.
Athletes are called “Ridgebacks” because the Rhodesian Ridgeback is a well muscled hunting dog that’s strong, competitive by nature, lightning quick and deftly alert. Bottom line, the breed has qualities any athletic competitor would want.  Go team!

Hence, I would like the Committee to consider Ridgebacks for the new MHS team name and mascot.

Respectfully submitted,

Gary Brown

2824 Glen Eagle Dr

Montrose, CO  81401


Josue replied a year ago

Your local sports photos!

Hey everyone! The fall sports season is on the back nine (no pun intended), so before it comes to a close, it would be great to see some photos from road or home games that you've been able to capture. 

It could be from any fall sport (cross country, boys golf, football, volleyball or softball). Just send them in through a comment below and we'll consider publishing it in an upcoming sports section in the paper. 

You can see the one I added below as an example. I captured a photo of the MHS boys soccer team and in the photo is Adriel Huizar Martinez as he tried to move the ball downfield.