The Rifle Bears kick off the 2019 season at 7:00 on Friday August 30th versus the Grand Valley Cardinals at Bears Stadium.  The Bears will once again be playing in the CHSAA 2A Western Slope League and will be defending their 2018 League Championship.  The Bears start the season ranked as the number 5 team in the state according to the CHSAA poll.

We have assembled links from across the state to get you caught up before tomorrow’s game.  As always you can listen to the game live on KNAM 1490 AM and 98.7 FM. See you at Bears Stadium.

Post Independent: Rifle football returns atop 2A WSL with target on its back | Rankings | 2A Storylines and Season Preview |

CHSAANOW: The 2019 football season opens on Thursday |

Citizen Telegram: Rifle Football: Back to the Grind (Photo Gallery) | Western Slope Podcast |

MaxPreps: 2019 Rifle Bears Season Schedule |,co)/football/schedule.htm

KJCT: Offseason Research Has Rifle Ready to Repeat |–558371031.html