County Line Rivals Take Home Sixth Place in First Showing at State Wrestling Tournament

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There comes a time in a young man's life that the dream just might be within reach.  The long practices, the cutting weight, and the dedication to the sport might just pay off.  The blood, sweat and yes, the tears, have been worth it.  The struggle that you had to live through makes the dream that much more satisfying.

Cooler Friday, Warm Weekend Ahead

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Another hint of spring is in store for the weekend after a slightly cooler start Friday.

High temperatures will be in the 40s over most of the eastern plains of Colorado Friday, though La Junta and Otero county may reach 50. Light overnight snow will mostly dissipate by early morning, with clouds lingering later into the morning. Look for wind gusts around 30 miles per hour continuing through the day into Friday night.

County Line Rivals Sending 7 Wrestlers to State Tournament

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If it was easy, everyone would do it!! Wrestling is not for the weak at heart and you must wear your guts on your shirtsleeves, you must give 110% to be satisfied with your performance and you must know that at the end of every match there is only one hand that gets raise.  The performance the County Line Rivals put on this weekend at Regionals was exceptional.  Each of these fine athletes came together and managed to pull off the Regional Championship in the Class 2A Region 2 tournament held in Sanford this past weekend. 

Local Company Acquiring Lamar and La Junta Radio Stations

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Cherry Creek Media, which owns 920 KLMR-AM and 93.5 KLMR-FM in Lamar, along with 1400KBLJ-AM and 92.1 KTHN-FM in La Junta, will be transferring the stations to 25-7 Media, Inc. according to an announcement made Monday.

25-7 Media is based in Lamar, with Aaron Leiker serving as President and General Manager of the company. Leiker was raised in nearby Holly and started his radio career while in high school in Lamar. He later graduated from Kansas State University with an emphasis in broadcast management.