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Winter sports preview for coming week

Jan 13, 2015 • La Junta Tribune Democrat
Both the La Junta boys and girls will be in Colorado Springs on Jan. 20 to face Colorado Springs Christian. The games at CSCS will be played in two gyms with the girls' varsity to play at ... The Rocky Ford High School basketball teams will host Rye ... More

Rocky Ford volleyball wins five-set marathon

Oct 22, 2014 • La Junta Tribune Democrat
It took five sets, but Rocky Ford High School scored a victory over Las Animas Tuesday in a Class 2A District 6 Tournament pigtail match at Trojan Gym. The Lady Trojans won the first set 25-16, but the Lady Meloneers took the second 25-12. Las Animas ... More

MaxPreps Mascot Mondays: The Rocky Ford Meloneers

May 13, 2013 • MaxPreps
... in southeastern Colorado is the only group of Meloneers in the nation, and the school's athletic director in 2009 gave plenty of insight into the history of the mascot name during an interview with the Denver Post. Photo courtesy of Rocky Ford High ... More

2014 Colorado State Cross Country Meet

Oct 25, 2014 • USA TODAY High School Sports
Team results: Lyons 22, Mancos 29, Rocky Ford 38, Hotchkiss 48, Telluride 50, Ouray 52, Sargent 71, Heritage Christian Academy 73, Lake City Community 95, Resurrection Christian 101, Clear Creek 112, Denver Academy 113, Peyton 119, Wiggins 124, ... More

Local high school teams in action before holiday break

Dec 18, 2014 • La Junta Tribune Democrat
Rocky Ford. The Rocky Ford High School basketball teams will play two road contests this weekend. The Meloneers and Lady Meloneers will play at Fowler on Friday with the first game scheduled for 5 p.m.. Rocky will then travel to Hoehne on Saturday with ... More

Rocky Ford, Swink split doubleheader

Apr 15, 2013 • La Junta Tribune Democrat
Rocky Ford High School's Mario Ambrosio threw a four-hit shutout in the first game of a doubleheader against Swink Saturday at Babcock Park. The Meloneers won the first game 5-0, but the Lions managed to split the twinbill as they won the nightcap 8-6. More

Tributes for Nov. 9

Nov 9, 2014 • Greeley Tribune
Cliff's dedication to helping young people thrive and learn led him to teach science at Rocky Ford High School in Colorado and Cabrillo Senior High School in Lompoc, Calif. He served as a school assistant principal at Kearney Junior High School ... More

Listeria Outbreak Still Haunts Colorado's Cantaloupe Growers

Aug 14, 2013 • NPR (blog)
But that farmer sold his fruit as coming from Rocky Ford, Colo., and the longtime family farmers there, and the whole town, took a huge hit. "The whole community is very proud of the cantaloupe. The Rocky Ford high school mascot is the 'Meloneer ... More

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