High school football in Western Colorado is reaching the halfway point of the 2014 season, which means every game is crucial to making the playoffs.

In Class 3A, #8 Palisade travels to Glenwood Spring as the Bulldogs take on the Demons, and Central is also on the road as the Warriors have their first meeting with Steamboat Springs.

Grand Junction is the only Mesa County school with a home game this weekend, as the Tigers host Smoky Hill at Stocker Stadium. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. Friday, and ESPN Radio 1230 will broadcast the game starting at 6:30 p.m.

Fruita Monument will travel to Sports Authority Stadium Saturday for their game against Highlands. Ranch.

Here’s the listing of this weekend’s games for Western Colorado teams:

Friday, September 26

  • Grand Junction hosting Smoky Hill at Stocker Stadium, 7:00 p.m. (game heard on ESPN Radio 1230)
  • Central @ Steamboat Springs, 7:00 p.m.
  • Palisade @ Glenwood Springs, 7:00 p.m.
  • Montrose @ Durango, 7:00 p.m.
  • Rifle @ Delta, 7:00 p.m.Bayfield @ Olathe, 7:00 p.m.
  • Cortez @ Gunnison, 7:00 p.m.
  • Cedaredge @ Hotchkiss, 7:00 p.m.
  • Grand Valley @ Paonia, 7:00 p.m.
  • Battle Mountain @ Moffat County, 7:00 p.m.
  • Summit @ Eagle Valley, 7:00 p.m.
  • Coal Ridge @ Basalt, 7:00 p.m.
  • Aspen @ Roaring Fork, 7:00 p.m.
  • Meeker @ Lake County, 7:00 p.m.
  • Dolores @ Centauri, 7:00 p.m.
  • Plateau Valley @ West Grand, 7:00 p.m.
  • Rangely @ Hayden, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 27

  • Fruita Monument @ Highlands Ranch, 1:00 p.m.
  • Soroco @ Norwood, 4:00 p.m.