GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO)-- The year 2012 gave sports fans all across the state of Colorado something to remember.
Whether it was Peyton Manning becoming a Bronco or, for Western Slope sports fans, the Cedaredge Bruins winning their first state football championship, there's a lot to talk about if you're counting down the best of 2012.
Follow KKCO 11 Sports' roundtable discussion with Jamie Hamilton, Mike Krueger, Jim Davis and Greg Wentzel on what they say is the Top 12 Stories of 2012.
Under the list of KKCO 11 News' Sports Director Phil Stafford, the ninth spot belongs to Kris Mort, who retired from the CMU head softball coach position after 19 successful seasons.
Mort resigned from coaching to become a full time administrator at the university.
In her 19 seasons, Mort had 895 wins and a win percentage above 0.60.
Candace Abrams was hired in July as Mort's successor to lead the Lady Mavs softball program.