Welcome to riflefootball.com. Rifle High School football is proud of its winning tradition and its impact on high school football in the state of Colorado.
Rifle High School is located in Rifle Colorado, is a 3A school (in football) and plays in the Western Slope Conference. The Bears are coached by Damon Wells.
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“Rifle Bears Football 2013 – Episode 3 – 2013 Highlights” is our current featured video.
Historically, the Bears have been one of the most successful teams in Colorado’s 3A football division. The Bears have been West Slope League champs in each of the last three seasons, sharing the title with Palisade in 2013. The Bears have posted a 32-5 record over the course of those 3 seasons. Rifle also enjoyed a stretch of 13 consecutive playoff appearances, a state championship, a state runner-up, and four league championships between 1995 and 2007.
In 2012 the Bears rode a 13-0 record to the state finals where they were upset by Silver Creek. Despite finishing fourth in the Western Slope Conference in 2004 and 2005, the Bears appeared in two consecutive 3A state championship games, and brought home the state title in 2004. The Bears also won the state title in 1973 and 1961.
In all, the Bears have 30 Colorado state playoff appearances and have played in 55 total playoff games with a 27-27-1 all time playoff record in the single elimination tournament. The Bears are an impressive 16-12 in the playoffs since 1998.
2014 Bears Football Camp
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Video Highlights: Rifle Bears Football 2013 – Episode 3 – 2013 Highlights
The highlights of the 2013 season. This fall, the Bears won their third straight…
2013 Season Comes to a Close as Rifle Falls to Coronado
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