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Columbine girls soccer grabs OT win versus Arvada West

ARVADA — Columbine’s journey toward a sixth straight girls soccer Class 5A Jeffco League title officially started April 3 at the North Area Athletic Complex. The Rebels — ranked No. 6 in the … more

Pugh, Horan in good company with honor

Local products Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, members of the U.S. women’s soccer team, joined an impressive assembly of people on April 3 when they each accepted Denver Challenge Coins and … more

Ralston Valley gets first win ever over Golden in boys lacrosse

ARVADA — The final save of the night for Ralston Valley sophomore goalie Calvin Doucette might have very well been the biggest save of his lacrosse career. “It all came down to that final … more

Tom Hancock was standout football coach for Lakewood

Tom Hancock kept it simple and established one of Colorado’s top high school football powerhouse programs at Lakewood during the 1950s and 1960s. Hancock, a teacher, coach and director of physical … more

Twin sisters have thrill of being on two state title teams

State championships should never be taken for granted. They are just too hard to attain. Twin sisters Eliza and Nicole Hill, however, have been on two state championship teams in the last 12 months. … more

Ralston Valley boys lacrosse rewriting program’s history books

ARVADA — Ralston Valley’s boys lacrosse program in no longer in its infant stages. The Mustangs are in their third season fielding a varsity program. Ralston Valley made a bit of history March 25 … more

Faith Christian's renowned basketball coach steps down to assistant coach

After 20 years of leading a highly successful Faith Christian boys basketball program, Coach Andrew Hasz is stepping down to assistant coach, citing increasingly challenging responsibiliites as the … more

Arvada West gets tough test against defending 5A baseball champs

ARVADA — Mountain Vista coach Ron Quintana wouldn’t mind getting in a few more practices sometime in the near future. “We haven’t really practiced,” Quintana said after the Golden Eagles … more

Colorado roots shape game of premier women’s golfer

Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest won the 2018 women’s NCAA golf championship and then soared to No. 1 in the women’s World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR), which she has held for 23 weeks dating back … more

Faith Christian soccer starts season right

Spring weather in Colorado is always an exciting mixed bag. Faith Girls Soccer (1-0) was able to beat the blizzard of 2019 by a few hours and in the process secure a solid 3-1 victory over Frontier … more

Vista, Legend take game to Arizona diamonds

Now that the winter sports season is over and driveway is finally clear of snow, it is time to catch up on a few other things. First off, the Mountain Vista and Legend baseball teams displayed good … more

Green Mountain girls soccer improves to 4-0 with shutout win

LAKEWOOD — Green Mountain’s girls soccer team has stormed its way to an impressive 4-0 record early this season. The Rams — No. 10 in the Class 4A girls soccer CHSAANow.com preseason rankings … more

D’Evelyn battles Columbine in 4A/5A Jeffco soccer showdown

LAKEWOOD — It didn’t take long for Columbine to find its scoring touch on the soccer pitch this spring season. The Rebels — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A girls soccer preseason poll — … more

Golden baseball gets walk-off win in season opener

GOLDEN — Good things can happen on the baseball field when you simply put the ball in play. That statement proved to be the endgame motto for Golden in its home and season opener Saturday, March 9, … more

At 92, he’s not about to slow his row

Dean Smith has won another national and world championship. No, I’m obviously not referring to the late legendary former North Carolina basketball coach who captured two NCAA titles with the Tar … more

Blind skiers hit the slopes in Breckenridge

Lakewood resident Chloe Poston loves to ski.The fifth grader at Rooney Ranch Elementary said her family tries to go skiing every weekend during the winter, but on a most recent weekend, she got to … more

Ralston Valley comes up short on making fifth straight Great 8

THORNTON — Experience paid dividends for Horizon on Feb. 26. The No. 7-seeded Hawks leaned on their eight seniors to earn a fourth straight trip to the Great 8 of Class 5A girls basketball state … more

Young bowler wins state title in unsanctioned sport

Tyler Seeley recently won a state championship but hardly anybody noticed. Seeley, a junior who attends Legend High School, is a bowler who captured the boys Colorado High School Bowling Federation … more

Alameda’s boys hoops scores historic postseason victory

LAKEWOOD — No current Alameda International boys basketball players were even alive the last time the Pirates won a playoff game on their home court. However, the Pirates successfully turned back … more

Three-sport athlete is rare example in current times

Collin Romero doesn’t feel like an icon or whatever you call a role model these days. The Rock Canyon senior is a three-sport athlete, and these competitors are becoming harder to find in this age … more
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