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Jim Benton
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Running back has been quite a catch

Max Borghi played a lot of football for Washington State University during the 2018 season, and he was only a freshman. Borghi was a standout at Pomona and had all the tools to make an impact in a …
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Broncos pick Bears defensive coordinator Fangio as new coach

Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway has decided on Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as his new head coach. “Vic really impressed us with his attention to detail — his focus is …
Jim Benton
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Area athlete grew into role as NBA starter

As soon as coach Kevin Boley walked into Sagewood Middle School and saw a skinny, curly-haired kid, he knew he had found a player. Boley was holding open tryouts for the first Legend High School …
Columbine senior Maura Singer (20) challenges the shot of Ralston Valley sophomore Sydney Bevington (33) during the opening moments of the non-league game Saturday, Jan. 5, at Ralston Valley High School. Singer landed on Bevington’s foot and injured her right knee. Bevington finished with a game-high 15 points in the Mustangs’ 45-35 win.

No. 9 Ralston Valley relies on defense

ARVADA — An injury caused the air to come out of Ralston Valley High School’s gym early on in the first quarter Saturday, Jan. 5. In a non-league girls basketball game between Ralston Valley — …
Wheat Ridge senior Julian Claussen (24) takes a jumper over Green Mountain sophomore Darius Padilla (3) and senior Thomas Diefenbach (11) on Thursday, Jan. 3, at Wheat Ridge High School. Claussen went scoreless in the first half, but turned it on offensively in the second half to finish with 14 points during the Farmers’ 62-56 win.

Wheat Ridge rallies to defeat Green Mountain in 4A Jeffco opener

WHEAT RIDGE — Wheat Ridge’s boys basketball team has proved several times already this season it doesn’t mind facing a double-digit deficit. The Farmers trailed by 10 points early in the second …
Standout Performers

Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 18

Christaana Angelopulos, Arvada West As the team's leadoff hitter, the shortstop Angelopulos went 5-for-5 with a home run on the first pitch of the Oct. 13 regional playoff game against Mountain …
Jefferson junior quarterback Devon Kemp (21) finds himself one-on-one with Platte Canyon junior Brandon Patterson (52) during the Class 1A Foothills League game Oct. 6 at Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood. Kemp threw a touchdown pass to senior Kurvonte Rice in the second quarter, but it was the lone score for the Saints in a 32-6 loss to the Huskies.
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Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 11

Danny Kingman, Lakewood The senior number 2 singles player became a Region 5 champ on Oct. 3. Kingman and a few of his teammates now move on to the Oct. 11-13 5A state tennis …
Ralston Valley senior Cort Johnson (4) drives toward the net as Columbine senior Connor Watz (16) tries to cut off Johnson's path Sept. 27 at the North Area Athletic Complex in Arvada. Ralston Valley won 3-1.

Jeffco Standouts Performers: Week of Oct. 04

Gabby Seigh, Bear Creek The sophomore utility player (hitting .328) provided just what her team needed, going 2-3 with two RBI’s in the Bear’s Sept. 27 win over Lakewood. Kristin …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Sept. 27 edition

Nick Von Feldt, Wheat Ridge Farmers football team ran all over Centarus Sept. 21, but no one did more of the trampling than Von Feldt. The junior rushed 12 times for 211 yards and five …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Sept. 13

Macee Thompson, Lakewood The senior third base player was 2 for 4 at the plate against Fruita Sept. 8. Her double helped ensure the Tigers won the game 9-5. She currently enjoys a lofty .596 …
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