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Mile High Nationals a showcase for speed

Powerful engines will emit deep-throated growls and shake the ground July 20-22 when the Mile High National Drag Races take center stage at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. Although time trials and …
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Area punter/kicker ranks nationally in fencing

Matt Waid is a specialist. The senior-to-be will be the punter and place kicker for the Ponderosa football team this season and he is also a highly regarded fencer for the Fencing Academy of Denver. …
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Vista’s Flanigan named AD after years in tennis

Jim Flanigan has a new job at Mountain Vista. He is now a maintenance man. No, not that kind of maintenance man. Flanigan, the tennis coach for the past 13 years at Vista, is the school’s new …

Spartan Strong workout rocks Arvada

For the past five years, Aaron Jones, 39, of Arvada, has been on a journey. A friend introduced him to the Spartan races and workouts at age 34. He started slow with small obstacle course races, Now …

Arvada SilverSneakers instructor earns national honor

Margaret Agnew has been a fitness instructor for 34 years — the last 14 teaching SilverSneakers classes in Arvada for Apex Parks and Recreation District. He students describe her as flexible, …
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Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of May 10

Reagan Robinson, Arvada West The senior carded a 3-over-par 74 to finish second in the Ashley Forey Invitational golf tournament on April 30 at the Club at Rolling Hills. Jacob Brunner, …

Jeffco standout performers: May 3, 2018

Dylan Gutierrez, Bear Creek The junior went 3-for-3 and scored four runs in a 19-3 baseball victory over Columbine on April 25. Brock Bernall, Pomona The senior was 4-for-4 at the plate, …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of April 19

Billy Wahl, Ralston Valley The sophomore singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning in a 4-3 baseball win over Dakota Ridge on April 10. Jenna Colombo, Arvada West The …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of April 12, 2018

Makena Prey, Golden The senior carded an 81 to win her first high school golf tournament on April 4 at the Jeffco 4A tournament at the Broadlands Golf Club. Hailey Johns, Arvada West The …

Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of March 22

Max Allen, GoldenThe senior went 5-for-5, scored three runs and had two runs batted in during a 14-6 baseball win over Conifer on March 15. Sage Schaller, Green MountainIn the 6-0 baseball win …
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Baseball teams travel south for spring break

March Madness is here to entertain most of us. But spring break has also arrived as students, faculty from schools and universities in the United States take time off from studious routines to relax …
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Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to John Prusinowski. Well, boys …
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Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound …
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Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only …
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