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Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …
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5A softball brackets released

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association released the pairings for this year's class 5A state softball tournament ... First-round games are at 10 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. …

Bulldogs move to regional softball round

AURORA -- Arvada High School drew the 24th seed and will play at Montezuma Cortez High School in the class 3A, Region 2 softball tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. Lamar and Holyoke high …
Bear Creek senior Blake Parrish (58) puts pressure on Dakota Ridge senior quarterback Adam Graves during the first half Oct. 1 at Jeffco Stadium. Dakota Ridge celebrated its homecoming game with an impressive 52-13 victory to stay undefeated on the season.

Dakota Ridge opens league play with win over Bear Creek

LAKEWOOD — A pair of touchdowns 49 seconds apart allowed Dakota Ridge to get some early separation from Bear Creek on Friday, Oct. 1, at Jeffco Stadium. “We did some research this week and over …
Arvada West freshman Hallie Thomas is greeted by coaches and teammates after she successfully stole home in the third inning against Lakewood on Oct. 2. The Wildcats pulled out a 9-8 victory in extra innings to stay in the race for the Class 5A Jeffco League title.

Arvada West pulls off dramatic extra-inning victory against Lakewood

ARVADA — One of the best situations on the softball field can by racing away from teammates who are trying to dump the water bucket on you after a game-winning hit. That was the case Saturday, Oct. …

Pomona senior Chase Muller had a monster first quarter against Lakewood on Sept. 30 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Muller had eight carries for 114 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the opening quarter. The Panthers cruised to a 49-7 victory over the Tigers in the Class 5A Jeffco League opener.

Pomona gets back on the winning track

ARVADA — Pomona kicked off its Class 5A Jeffco League schedule Thursday, Sept. 30, with a much-needed victory on the gridiron. The Panthers defeated Lakewood 49-7 at the North Area Athlete Complex …
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During the Colorado chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner Sept. 11, Fort Lupton alum Dean Abeyta received a special merit award for his contributions to the wrestling community.

National Wrestling Hall of Fame salutes FLHS wrestling alum

Tonight Mr. Dean Abeyta a Fort Lupton Wrestling Alumni was honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner with a Special Merit Award for all he does for the wrestling …
Stargate's Stephanie Millmore prepares to smack one over the net against the defense of Fort Lupton's Jessica Davila Cortes, Emiko OHkawa (15) and Neveah Gonzales (8) during a non-conference match in Fort Lupton Aug. 26. The Eagles won in five sets.

Volleyball: Stargate wins five-set thriller from Fort Lupton

It was the sort of match that deserved to go five sets. And that's exactly what Fort Lupton High School and Stargate School did Aug. 26 in the Bluedevils' gym. The Eagles won 25-23, 20-25, 28-26, …

Softball: Hudson throws no-hitter as Horizon blanks Northglenn

Hadley Hudson threw a no-hitter against Northglenn Aug. 17 as the Lightning beat the Norse 16-0 in three innings. Hudson  struck out four of the nine batters she faced. The Lightning backed …
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