Aspen football to host Steamboat today
The Aspen Times
Friday night lights will be back on tonight.
The Aspen High School football team will host Steamboat Springs at 7 p.m. today at Aspen School District Stadium.
The Skiers (2-0) are coming off a come-from-behind 12-6 win at Grand Valley last weekend. Aspen had opened the season with a big win over visiting Montezuma-Cortez 29-12.
Steamboat Springs (0-1) opened the season last weekend with a game at rival Moffat County in Craig. The Sailors fell 27-0 to the Bulldogs.
The Skiers will play one more game next weekend at Cedaredge before an off-week on Sept. 25 for experiential education
The Basalt Longhorns (0-1) also will be at home under the Friday night lights.
The Longhorns, who lost their opener last weekend at Cedaredge 21-6, will take on the Center Vikings (1-0) in a nonleague game at Basalt High School.
Center, located in the center of the San Luis Valley, defeated Salida 48-19 last weekend.
The Basalt football team will hit the road to Eagle Valley next weekend. The Longhorns will host Grand Valley on Sept. 25 before opening the conference season Oct. 2 at Coal Ridge in New Castle.
In other area games tonight, Roaring Fork (1-0) will play at Grand Valley (0-1).
Glenwood Springs (0-1) will travel to Conifer (1-0) for another nonleague game.
David Stapleton is the development officer for the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club. A product of the club, AVSC sat down with Stapleton for a Q&A session in this week’s Clubhouse Chronicles.