Ken Soper still loves coaching

The 305th career win for Ken Soper was a rather uneventful 49-6 romp back on Oct. 29.The Dove Creek football playoff win left the 74-year-old just one victory away from tying the all-time Colorado...

DATE: May 10, 2012 | COLUMN: Sports with Dale Shrull

Time to see if the old Colt can still play

The Peyton Manning legacy will end in a Denver Broncos uniform. Will the future Hall of Famer’s football golden years result in another gold trophy for the Broncos?Obviously, that’s what John Elway...

DATE: March 27, 2012 | COLUMN: Sports with Dale Shrull

Quest for gold

It’s tormenting even haunting.Being so close. Then having your dream squashed and mangled like roadkill.Dove Creek’s Cole Baughman couldn’t help but glance up at the person a step higher on the...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2012 | COLUMN: Sports with Dale Shrull

Denver’s soggy QB situation

It was as simple as making a bowl of cereal.Trade Kyle Orton and let the Tim Tebow era begin.Cue the marching bands, dancing girls and cheering fans.Well, that didn‘t happen and now it must be...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | COLUMN: Sports with Dale Shrull

Hobbs leans heavily on wrestling roots

Grant Hobbs is a legend in these parts.He has a huge stockpile of medals and trophies at home from a historic high school wrestling career at Dove Creek.But that don’t mean squat when he climbs...

DATE: July 19, 2011 | COLUMN: Sports with Dale Shrull

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