It’s game week.

Rifle vs. Eagle Valley kicks off this weekend.  The Devils still play in the 3A Western Slope League while the Bears have dropped into the 2A Western Slope League.  The poll has the Bears ranked #6 in 2A.  The Devils are unranked in 3A.

Here is the preseason news to read to get you ready for the 2018 campaign.

Bears’ expectations still high – Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Rifle changes leagues, but expectations remain the same – Post Independent

Preseason football rankings released for all seven classifications – CHSAANOW