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Alameda International's boys wrestling team pose with the Class 4A Jeffco League championship plaque Feb. 3 at Golden High School. The Pirates won their first wrestling conference title since 2001.

Alameda wrestlers pin down 4A Jeffco League title

GOLDEN — Alameda International’s boys wrestling team did something Feb. 3 that hadn’t happened in more than two decades.
Arvada's Elisha Allen is the 11th-rated girls wrestler at 110 pounds, according to On the Mat Magazine.

Girls wrestling: Arvada’s Allen fights through more than opponents

To watch Arvada High School’s Elisha Allen compete in girls wrestling, it would be hard to see that the road to a potential college wrestling future wasn’t evenly paved.
Arvada West sophomore Keegan Sturgon (top) gets back points in the 106-pound match against Ralston Valley freshman Nico Benello during the dual Jan. 26 at Arvada West High School. The Wildcats took a 51-27 victory over the rival Mustangs.

A-West defeats rival Ralston Valley in wrestling dual

ARVADA — Arvada West’s boys wrestling team honored its seniors and then celebrated a dual victory over rival Ralston Valley on Jan. 26.
Arvada West senior Ellie Pugliese (10) drives toward the basket during the road game against Columbine on Jan. 25. The Wildcats suffered a 55-36 loss.

Columbine girls clamp down defensively against Arvada West

LITTLETON — Columbine assistant girls basketball coach Kylie Bolding picked up her first win as the Rebels’ acting varsity coach Jan. 25.

Erik Melgoza

CHSAA says goodbye to two departed administrators

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association had to take care of some sad business before its legislative council meeting Jan. 24. It said goodbye to a pair of administrators, …
Standout Performers

VIDEO: Prairie View football manager scores a TD

The football team manager at Prairie View High School had a chance to take center stage Oct. 21 during the ThunderHawks' game against Mullen High School. Johnathan Salzer,who has Down's syndrome, …
Riverdale Ridge's Bradley Weinmaster gets the winner's hug after capturing the 4A boys state golf championship in Windsor Oct. 4.

Riverdale Ridge's Weinmaster atop the golf heap

                WINDSOR -- To survive a four-person playoff for a state championship in boys golf is one …
Jonathan Gonzalez celebrates a Frontier League win with his teammates and fans against The Pinnacle Sept.21 in Fort Lupton. Gonzalez scored three goals and had an assist against the Timberwolves.

Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
Ryan Kropp

Ex-Brighton golfer Kropp transitions to coaching

Former Brighton High School golfler Ryan Kropp is still involved in his sport. But now, it’s as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Texas-Dallas, where Kropp finished his …

Denene Shivley

Shivley, ex-Brighton HS athlete, headed to Regis’ Hall of Fame 

Before Denene (Jacovetta) Shivley became a technology teacher at Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, she was a self-admitted tomboy. “I was never into dolls,” she said. “My …
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