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There has been a trend in girls high school volleyball toward having taller players as setters. Setters in volleyball are like the quarterback in football or the point guard in basketball. They run the offense and determine which of the attackers … more
An exceptional striker, solid midfielder, steady defender and a good keeper are important for any successful boys soccer team. But the most valuable player is often the athlete who consistently wins or controls 50/50 balls, which allows his team … more
Double plays can deflate offensive momentum, but they are rare in high school softball. Most are of the line-drive variety. Turning a classic double play — shortstop to second base to first base — doesn’t happen often. It takes precise … more
Cross country highlights individuals, but it also is a team activity. And while not always apparent to the casual observer, there are team strategies that many coaches support and encourage. “You are only as strong as your fifth runner,” … more
A massive drive is an excellent way to start, but those 3- to 6-foot putts often make the biggest difference in a golfer’s score on a hole. Many high school golfers are long off the tee, but most of the players at the top of tournament leader … more
Sarah Yocum has been working hard to get into volleyball shape. That sounds facetious for a young lady who has been running all summer. Yocum, a senior at Faith Christian Academy in Arvada, recently finished fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at … more
The Colorado High School Activities Association, which stepped forward with pitch-count limitations last spring in high school baseball, is once again looking ahead as one of three states to … more
Valor Christian’s football team will be featured in four televised games this season, including two national broadcasts on ESPN. During ESPN’s Kickoff Weekend, Valor will host Saguaro, of Scottsdale, Arizona, in a 1:30 p.m. ESPN game Aug. 27. … more
Castle Rock resident Dan Apol will be the only United States referee among the 16 who will officiate at the beach volleyball matches during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Apol, 44, who left for Rio Aug. 1, was not apprehensive about going … more
Not all the July 22 events at the Mile High Nationals were time trials: John Bandimere III was at the wheel of one car so that fans could watch the side-by-side flame-breathing jet dragster roar down the quarter-mile track The two jet dragsters … more
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