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Photos: COLORADO STATE FAIR: Marching band contest (Photos by Zachary Allen)  Pueblo Chieftain

A marching band performs down Main Street during the Colorado State Fair Parade on Saturday. [CHIEFTAIN DRONE PHOTO/ZACHARY ALLEN]. Buy Photo.



Pueblo County High School graduates 201  Pueblo Chieftain

More than 200 students from Pueblo County High School and the School of Engineering and Biomedical Science celebrated the end of their high school ...



Pueblo D70 teacher profile: Judy Fodor  Fowler Tribune

School: Pueblo County High SchoolGrades/subject taught: English, journalism and yearbook advisorYears of experience: Starting 16th year, most at Pueblo ...



Pueblo County High School to add third academy  Pueblo Chieftain

Coming to Pueblo County High School in August 2019: The Academy of Manufacturing, Agriculture and Construction.Envisioned as a school-to-work program ...



Third Pueblo County High academy rolled out  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo's manufacturing, construction and agriculture industries need skilled workers.And to help provide them, Pueblo County High School needs the ...



East, Pueblo County high school athletes sign letters of intent  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo County and East high schools are sending another flurry of athletes to continue their careers in college. Student-athletes signed letters of intent on ...



Pueblo County High School raises $13,000 to help a wish come true  KOAA 5

Students at Pueblo County High School taking it upon themselves to make a kid's dream come true with a fundraiser bringing in more than $13000 for a child ...



Pueblo County High School girls swim coach Dan Radiff earns 3A coach of the year  Pueblo Chieftain

Not many coincidences exist in the mind of Pueblo County High School girls swim coach Dan Radiff. For the first time in his career, Radiff received coach of the ...



Four Pueblo County Hornets headed for alumni hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

Four notable Hornets are set to be inducted into the Pueblo County High School Alumni Foundation hall of fame.For their significant contributions to the ...



Chase Hartman leading the way on the ground for 2019 Pueblo County football  Pueblo Chieftain

There's a new leader for the Pueblo County High School football squad, but that doesn't mean he's unfamiliar. Monte Pinkerton is the new coach for the Hornets ...



Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. makes annual trip to Pueblo  Pueblo Chieftain

The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps is known to put on quite a show.One of the premier marching music acts in the world will dazzle Pueblo County High ...



Jaxon Garoutte, Pueblo County High School stellar in dual with Centennial  Pueblo Chieftain

Jaxon Garoutte put the 145-pound division on notice with his wrestling match Thursday.The Pueblo County High School senior, who is ranked No. 15 nationally ...



Pueblo high school wrestlers begin the road to state  Pueblo Chieftain

Most prep wrestling coaches tell their competitors everything up to this point is glorified practice.Now, it's time to see how far those reps will take Pueblo high ...



Ryan Downs leading Pueblo County baseball after growing up in the game  Pueblo Chieftain

In an age of baseball that glorifies the advanced statistics and analyzes every swing, one of the more popularized measurements has been on base percentage.



Pueblo County boys swimmer John Plutt wins second consecutive state title in 100-yard butterly  Pueblo Chieftain

THORNTON — John Plutt emerged from the water to check his time in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday at the Veteran's Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton.



John Plutt sets Pueblo County High Schools 500 freestyle record in Hornets win against South  Pueblo Chieftain

After John Plutt's performance in the 500 freestyle on Tuesday, it's hard to believe Pueblo County High School's boys swim team had yet to compete. Plutt raced ...



Pueblo County wrestler Christopher Fasano looks to turn tragedy into triumph  Pueblo Chieftain

Christopher Fasano learned a valuable lesson earlier this season — he's not unbeatable. Although his 38-0 record suggests otherwise, the Pueblo County High ...



Pueblo County girls soccer defended out of Class 4A state playoffs by Steamboat Springs  Pueblo Chieftain

Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer coach Rob Bohlmann yelled out a simple message all game for the Pilots out on the pitch: Get tight.Meaning, get ...



Threat not credible at Pueblo County High School  KKTV 11 News

School District 70 confirmed a threat Wednesday afternoon that was discovered in a bathroom at Pueblo County High School on Monday. Soon after the ...



Sarah DeCarlo shoots low-round of the season for Pueblo County girls golf; Souths Zoey Rodriguez and Rye win again  Pueblo Chieftain

COLORADO CITY — Getting into the swing of things is crucial for golfers at this time of the year with regionals only a week and a half away on May 6.



Broncos star Lindsay has strong message for Pueblo preps  Pueblo Chieftain

Phillip Lindsay would be the first to tell you that the road that leads to greatness, whether at the highest level of athletics or life itself, passes directly through high ...



Pueblo County girls tennis looking to do well in 3A with Pueblo West trying for the same in 4A  Pueblo Chieftain

Girls tennis has been all the rage at Pueblo West High School, as seen by the Cyclones having 53 members across their three teams.Strength in numbers is the ...



Pueblo County students make a wish come true  Pueblo Chieftain

A bespectacled little charmer, Hudson Hribar, 9, is a tyke of few words.For the most part, he lets his bright brown eyes and relentless smile do the talking.



Blue Knights performance postponed to Wednesday  Pueblo Chieftain

The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps performance originally scheduled for Monday evening has been postponed to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pueblo County ...



Pueblo County D70 board retains Smith  Pueblo Chieftain

Ed Smith, who has served as superintendent of Pueblo County School District 70 since 2010, will continue to do so.This week, the D70 board unanimously ...



Pueblo County hockeys Javin Billings signs with Las Vegas Thunderbirds  Pueblo Chieftain

There might not be much to do in Las Vegas for a recent high school graduate, unless of course that youngster is pursuing a dream.That's the case for Pueblo ...



Pueblo D70 teachers, staff honored for service  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo County School District 70's music education and Exceptional Student Services programs were well represented in the 2019 Colorado Teacher Awards.



Lauryn Holt proving hard work pays off for Pueblo County girls tennis at the Hornet Invite  Pueblo Chieftain

Being a part of a sports team in high school isn't a right. Earning a spot on the team requires dedication and the will to work toward improving oneself every day.



Masons, Eastern Star honor 14 students from Pueblo County  Bent County Democrat

The four Masonic Lodges and Eastern Star Chapter of Pueblo County will recognize 14 "Outstanding Junior Achievement Awards" recipients at 7 p.m. April 14 at ...



Pueblo Countys Jaxon Garoutte commits to Utah Valley University to wrestle in the Big XII  Pueblo Chieftain

Happy is an understatement for Jaxon Garoutte. For the Pueblo County High School senior, his selection for college left him feeling “grateful and proud.



Pueblo high schools honor those who served  Pueblo Chieftain

With dignified precision, the two cadets reverently placed the folded flag on the wooden stand hosting six helmets and sets of boots.Solemn memorials to ...



Hail Blake Cesar! Pueblo County boys basketball senior saves the day in league victory  Pueblo Chieftain

Hail Cesar! That's what the Pueblo County High School boys basketball chanted all the way down the hall into their locker room after a 58-52 victory over ...



Pueblo County girls swimmings primary focus not on title  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo County High School's girls swim team is primed to compete yet again for a state title this season.The Hornets finished second last year with 183 points ...



Pueblo County football bested by Rifle High School  Pueblo Chieftain

Since Rifle High School is about five hour bus ride from Pueblo, its football game with Pueblo County was moved to 5 p.m., a couple hours sooner than normal.



Pueblo County High School--second semester honor roll  Pueblo Chieftain

Seniors, 4.0 and above --Dylan Allenback, Troy Baski, Rachel Bragg, Alison Carlo, Acacia Dasher, Emilee Davis, Katelin DeVencenty, Diego Duran II, Elijah ...



Nearly 80 percent of D70 schools at highest level  Pueblo Chieftain

Nearly 80 percent of schools in Pueblo County School District 70 are performing at the highest level established by the state.That's according to the recently ...



Former Pueblo County wrestlers Grant and Hunter Willits looking to make history at NCAA wrestling tournament  Pueblo Chieftain

Wrestling season isn't over yet.The madness has just begun.The NCAA Division I tournament begins Thursday with former Pueblo County High School wrestlers ...



Cole Martino dominates to lead Pueblo County baseball to win over Woodland Park  Pueblo Chieftain

Cole Martino may only be a sophomore, but he already looks like a veteran on the mound.The Pueblo County High School baseball pitcher shined for the ...



East aims for first team title; Andy Garcia shoots for three in a row; Pueblo Countys Garcia looking to become four-time champ  Pueblo Chieftain

East High School wrestling is clearly on a revenge tour this season. After the Eagles fell shy of their first team title by half a point in the 2018 Class 4A state ...



Pueblo West baseball mercy-rules Central while Centennial and Pueblo County pick up big wins  La Junta Tribune Democrat

On the hottest day of the season so far, baseball action at the Runyon Sports Complex started cooking.Centennial pulled out a 4-1 victory over East for ...



World famous drum corps performs in Pueblo  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – A world famous competition band is performing in the Steel City. The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps spent Wednesday practicing at Pueblo ...



Schools in session  Pueblo Chieftain

By 6:30 a.m., they were rolling east down the highway, the familiar yellow buses en route to Pueblo County High School, Vineland Middle School and Avondale ...



Pueblo County, SEBS commencement ceremony held Saturday  Pueblo Chieftain

Clad in green and gold caps and gowns, many adorned with cords signifying various achievements, and with smiles and tears welled up in their eyes, the ...



Pueblo County Commissioners approve controversial gravel pit  KRDO

Update: Pueblo County Commissioners approved the Special Use Permit of Fremont Paving and Redi Mix 2-1 Thursday.



Pueblo County and Pueblo South softball eliminated in quarterfinals of Class 4A state softball tournament  Pueblo Chieftain

AURORA — Being the two Pueblo-area squads with the most senior leadership, it was no surprise Pueblo County and South high schools withstood the first ...



Lane Sherwood wont let injury derail his senior season for Pueblo County boys basketball  Pueblo Chieftain

Usually when someone is playing basketball with one hand it's because the other is behind their back as way to taunt or give a lesser opponent a chance.



Prep athletes across Pueblo sign national letters of intent  Pueblo Chieftain

With signing day approaching and the inbox still empty with offers to play football and run track, East High School's Luc Andrada was prepared to “hang up his ...



Focus on Education: Local education briefs - News  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo West High scholarsPueblo West High School juniors Jordan Cruz and Shelby Boitz captured state championship crowns at the Colorado State DECA ...



4 to be inducted into inaugural Pueblo County High hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

The Pueblo County High School Alumni Foundation has selected the first four graduates to be inducted into its hall of fame.Carl Beeman, John Klomp, Joe ...



Pueblo Centennial baseballs Seth Nunez walks-off Pueblo County for Bulldogs sixth win in seven games  La Junta Tribune Democrat

After tying the game at two in the inning prior, Centennial High School baseball was given a chance to potentially walk-off Pueblo County and capture its sixth ...



Pueblo area high school wrestlers send 52 to Pepsi Center, ready to compete for titles  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo area high school wrestlers once again outdid themselves at last weekend's regional tournaments.Between East High School, which qualified the most ...



Broncos star Phillip Lindsay inspires Pueblo prep athletes  Pueblo Chieftain

The stars were out and shining bright at the Pueblo Convention Center Wednesday night at the inaugural All Star Preps Best of Pueblo awards banquet that ...



Pueblo Bulls junior hockey introduces Puebloans Dixson Root and Sean Meier as first two signed players  Pueblo Chieftain

Home will always be where the heart is and the home for Dixson Root and Sean Meier has always been the ice.The two standouts from the Pueblo County High ...



Jayson Davis joins CSU-Pueblo wrestling team to remain close to home, family  Pueblo Chieftain

Once the opportunity presented itself, Jayson Davis knew what to do.Signing his National Letter of Intent to remain home with family was too great an opportunity ...



Pueblo County football ready for No. 5 Harrison  Pueblo Chieftain

For three weeks, poor second halves may have cost Pueblo County High School's football team a couple wins and nearly cost it another.A week ago, however, ...



#TBT: Most memorable matchups from 2018-2019 Pueblo prep season  Pueblo Chieftain

Chieftain sports reporters Marcus Hill and Austin White will reflect each Thursday on some memorable moments from the past prep season. This week: their ...



Pueblo County High School graduates 161  Pueblo Chieftain

Valedictorian: Faith Rose AnayaSalutatorian: Devin James MartinGold Cord: Rebecca Lyn Egan, Shelby Nicole Sciumbato, Zachary William Thomas, Brooke ...



Best of Pueblo Preps to spotlight athletes from 9 area schools  Pueblo Chieftain

The spotlight will fall on the cream of Pueblo County high school athletic crop Wednesday as the first-ever Best of Pueblo Preps event kicks off at 6 p.m. at the ...



Pueblo Art Guild hosts annual student show to inspire, excite Pueblo students  Pueblo Chieftain

For the 49th year, the Pueblo Art Guild will showcase artwork created by middle and high school kids across Pueblo County.The annual Student Art Show will ...



Pueblo County softball using words of encouragement toward 4A state tournament run  Pueblo Chieftain

Passion. Self-motivation. Teammates. Heart. Impact.These are just a few of the words that have helped motivate Pueblo County High School's softball team this ...



Pueblo student-athletes sign 18 national letters of intent  Pueblo Chieftain

That feeling of, metaphorically, letting your hair down and enjoying your last months as a high schooler is precious.Pueblo high schools have 18 athletes who ...



Senior scores all three Pueblo West touchdowns in Pigskin Classic  Pueblo Chieftain

If you're suffering from issues with confidence, you might want to talk to a professional.Or, if you're a member of the Pueblo West High School football team, just ...



Centennial High School girls soccer team eyes berth in championship game  Pueblo Chieftain

Last season ended in heartbreak for the Centennial High School girls soccer team.The Bulldogs lost 3-2 in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state playoffs on the ...



PCC, CSU-Pueblo Kane Scholars lauded  Ag Journal

Four Southern Colorado students were selected by the Pueblo Community College Foundation to receive Kane Family Foundation Scholarships for the ...



Pueblo County High students raise more than $9,500 for ill childs dream  Pueblo Chieftain

In a mere week, the big-hearted and big-dreaming students of Pueblo County High School managed to perform a feat of genuine magic.That of turning an ill ...



Graduation seasons start is May 18 in Pueblo County  Pueblo Chieftain

The 2017 graduation season will be ushered in at 7 p.m. May 18 with the Dolores Huerta Preparatory High commencement at Memorial Hall.Also at Memorial ...



Coaching legend Sisneros tapped as temp A.D.  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Who's the best person to grapple with the task of being a midyear replacement in the activities and athletics director position at Pueblo West High School?



Pueblo Countys Kandi Liberato stellar against 5A Lewis-Palmer  Pueblo Chieftain

Kandi Liberato emerged from the Pueblo County High School girls locker room Wednesday with a head full of shampoo.She wore a smile even as she cleared ...



Pueblo County rolls to second straight Class 4A wrestling title  The Denver Post

Last winter, Pueblo County earned the program's first state title — and the first boys state title in any sport for the Hornets — with a score of 203.5 points, using ...



Honoring his father: Kennedy Pugh honors his father, veterans and humanity with documentary  Pueblo Chieftain

At just 14-years-old, Herbert Pugh Jr.'s military uniform didn't fit right.The camouflaged attire hung from Pugh, making the already small boy look even smaller.



Pueblo County wrestling dominates Reno Tournament of Champions, places third  Ag Journal

RENO, Nev. — Even without a full squad, the Pueblo County High School wrestling team made waves at the Reno Tournament of Champions on Friday and ...



New arts academy at County a first for region  Pueblo Chieftain

It is an innovation 14 years in the making, an educational institution dedicated solely to all aspects of the performing arts.And it's coming to Pueblo County High ...



Sons of Italy roll out red carpet for students  Pueblo Chieftain

Dean, Sammy and Frank or, more accurately, uncanny facsimiles of the famed Rat Pack, helped the Sons of Italy celebrate 20 years of advancing the ...



Pueblo students get to explore professions first-hand  Pueblo Chieftain

Gently but assuredly, the teacher guided the student's hand onto the patient's heavily insulated foot."Circulation is a big deal," offered registered nurse Shaileen ...



Pueblo County graduates 163  Pueblo Chieftain

The Pueblo County High School Class of 2018 graduates 163. They are:Valedictorian: Elena Vanessa TrujilloSalutatorian: Katelin Mae DeVencentyGold cord: ...



Pueblo-area wrestling teams send 57 grapplers to state  Pueblo Chieftain

The Pueblo area will be well represented at the state wrestling tournament with 57 grapplers qualifying at the regional wrestling tournaments Saturday.Pueblo ...



Mighty Mouse: Despite his size, Pueblo powerlifter among the strongest in nation  Pueblo Chieftain

Inside a dimly lit Rocky Mountain Strength and Fitness gym, Weston Cruz is focused.He loads a barbell lying on the floor plate-by-plate until 485 pounds are ...



8 Pueblo County educators receive Colorado Teacher Awards  Pueblo Chieftain

For the 33rd year, teachers from Pueblo City Schools (D60) and Pueblo County School District 70 were recognized by the Pueblo chapter of the Colorado ...



Pueblo stands on Top of the Rockies  Pueblo Chieftain

LAFAYETTE -- Pueblo County High School wrestling is the top of the Steel City. It is the Top of the Rockies. And over the weekend it proved it just might be the ...



Hornets hockey continues to roll with eighth win in a row  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo County High School's hockey team has won eight games in a row.It's come over a stretch of 17 days, the last three coming in a span of less than 48 ...



Heres what D70 parents, students need to know before school starts  Pueblo Chieftain

For sixth and ninth graders in Pueblo County School District 70, classes will begin on Aug. 10, the district's traditional transition day.For all other students, the first ...



CSU-Pueblos Trevor Singleton ready for college wrestling after final high school match  Ag Journal

Trevor Singleton faced a tall task in his final prep wrestling match.The Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves freshman faced Greeley Central's ...



Throwing out a record  Pueblo Chieftain

In a group that would make a heck of an offensive line, Kain Medrano stands out.He's tall and skinny, strong and wiry and just doesn't seem to fit the part of ...



Picture-perfect moment for Willits twins  Pueblo Chieftain

This is the first of a three-part series involving recipients of Greater Pueblo Sports Association's great moments in Pueblo sports. The Pueblo Chieftain will revisit ...



Love amid conflict: New Ludlow Massacre musical mixes love story with art and history  Pueblo Chieftain

Art and history share a special bond.Many of history's biggest, tragic and most significant events have been depicted in various works of art.One of Colorado's ...



One lawsuit settled; controversial Pueblo gravel pit issue still in court  Pueblo Chieftain

A defamation complaint filed against two woman who have opposed a proposed gravel pit project at Badger Hills between Avondale Boulevard and 40th Lane ...



Pueblos D70 ahead of the curve when it comes to school safety  Pueblo Chieftain

While it sometimes takes a tragic event like the latest school shooting in Florida to refocus the nation's attention on the safety of students and staff, Pueblo County ...



County freshman looks to make a splash during his first state swimming appearance  Pueblo Chieftain

There's a shark lurking in the waters of the South-Central League boys swimming pools.His name is John Plutt of Pueblo County High School.It's only his ...



Pueblo County Dems pick Wiseman for commission race  Pueblo Chieftain

Interim Colorado State Fair Manager Chris Wiseman won the Democratic nomination for Pueblo County commissioner Saturday when he showed a strong ...



Changes in high school sports transfer rule coming soon  Pueblo Chieftain

Kids thinking about transferring schools for a better chance athletically now will have a tougher decision.The state's transfer rule will see almost immediate ...



A fair day for an auction: Sale marks final day of Pueblo County Fair  Pueblo Chieftain

Losing a beloved animal is oftentimes a difficult experience, even for Pueblo County 4-H competitors who raise their cows, sheep, goats, rabbits, turkeys and ...



Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo:The 38th annual Scholarship Awards Celebration  Pueblo Chieftain

Who: Dante Alighieri Society of PuebloWhat: The 38th annual Scholarship Awards CelebrationWhen: May 6Where: Pueblo Country ClubHighlights/honorees: ...



Swearingen wins race for County Commission bid  Pueblo Chieftain

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Zach Swearingen will be the Republican candidate for Pueblo County Commissioner District 3 seat this November after defeating Sal ...



Puebloan goes to the dark side; shes an assistant coach with the Raiders  Pueblo Chieftain

Kelsey Martinez walked onto the Oakland Raiders practice field for the first time when training camp started earlier this month in Napa, Calif.That's where the ...



Pueblo Easts Luc Andrada scorches competition on the track  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Luc Andrada is already near one of his goals for his final year of track and field.The East High School senior hopes to run a 10.47-seconds, 100-meter dash.



Pueblo County Highs Musso is Air Force Associations top state teacher  Pueblo Chieftain

He is not only a revered educator approaching his fourth decade of *service*, but the heart and soul of Pueblo County High School's heralded School of ...



Cecil Townsends impact on the board, in the pool spans over 50 years  Pueblo Chieftain

Cecil Townsend spent many Pueblo summer afternoons leaping off the City Park pool diving boards.Along with his two brothers and group of friends, a young ...



Living out a childhood dream  Pueblo Chieftain

A trio of Pueblo hockey players will live out a dream of sorts this fall.Dixson Root, Nick Rooney and Sean Meier all have signed to play junior hockey, looking to ...



Pueblo 2018 election run starts Tuesday - News  Pueblo Chieftain

Candidates have been having rallies in Pueblo for months, but the real beginning of the 2018 election season comes Tuesday night at precinct caucus meetings ...



These Colorado high schools produced the most Harvard, Princeton and MIT grads  Denver Business Journal

A new report examines the Colorado high schools that sent the most alums to the top-three-ranked universities on U.S. News & World Report's latest list: No.



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