The Rio Grande Composite Rattlers Mountain Biking Team was formed and competed this fall. There are a total of 8 students: three from Monte Vista, three from Alamosa, and two from Sargent.
They competed in the Colorado High School Mountain Biking League. They were one of 74 teams in the league from Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico. There were over 1300 riders in the league in 2017. and two of the Rattlers qualify for the State Championships in Eagle. They were Kristen David of Sargent who placed 26th in the Sophomore Girls' race (50 riders state wide) and Cameron Roberts of Monte Vista who was 12th in the Freshman Boys' race (100 in the race, 270 state wide).
Mr. Stevenson, the head coach of the Rattlers, would like to thank the students, staffs and administrations from Sargent, Monte Vista, and Alamosa for their support of the team during this first year.
Congratulations to the high school varsity knowledge bowl team for placing second in the large school division October 12th's meet. Team members were Colby Self, Stephen Clutter, Evan Acosta, Trysten Ogden, Molly Nehring, and Blaine Gillespie.
Also, congratulations to the jv team for placing second in the large school jv division, as well! Team members were Justin Carr, Trinady Gonzales, Joce Lopez, and Sara Nehring.