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Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout …
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Golfer demonstrates unpredictability of game

It’s been said many times that golf is an unpredictable sport that requires plenty of mental grit. For myself, golf has always been pretty predictably bad, with a few good shots and holes but very …

Standley Lake girls soccer punches ticket to 4A state quarterfinals

LAKEWOOD — Standley Lake’s girls soccer team answered an early-morning wake-up call May 12. The No. 8-seeded Gators faced off against No. 24 Lewis-Palmer at Lakewood Memorial Field before any of …

Broncos wide receiver energized by offseason moves

When Emmanuel Sanders returned from vacation to start the Denver Broncos' offseason training program, he went straight to the team store and loved what he saw. Hanging off the racks were No. 4 Case …

Ralston Valley girls golf places 2nd to Cherry Creek at 5A Western Regional

LAKEWOOD — Ralston Valley’s girls golf team was going after its third straight Class 5A Western Regional title Monday at Fox Hollow Golf Course. However, Cherry Creek had a different plan. The …
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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 …

Jeffco standout performers: March 15, 2018

Chase Dornbusch, Lakewood The senior won the 800 meters in 2:04.32 and the 1600 meters in 4:32.87 at the Columbine Invite on March 10. Reece Davidson, Faith Christian The senior won the shot …
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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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Local athlete is giant slalom state champ

As bizarre as it might sound, high school skiing is an overlooked sport on the Front Range in Colorado. Skiing may connote Colorado between the months of November through March, but any high school …
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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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