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James Pinkel, 69, of Centennial, plays pickleball three or four days a week against a variety of players at the Lone Tree Recreation Center. “There are some who show up to really play the game,” …
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Members of the LA Bobcats and the Denver Bandits pose before hitting the field.

Women professional football league invades Golden

When women professional sports come to mind some may think of the WNBA, or the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team’s recent run. But on June 29 on a cloudy day in Golden, a form of women’s …
Pat Bowlen's statue, which rests outside of Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Residents laid flowers below his statue after his death.

'He meant so much to this community'

On Jan. 25, 1998, Littleton residents Sandy and David Alexander were sitting at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego as they witnessed the Denver Broncos win the franchise's first Super Bowl. Following the …
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College baseball opening doors for Colorado athletes

It’s been slow — like an off-speed changeup — for people to realize, but big-time college baseball is no longer a long shot for players who participate in Colorado high school baseball. …
Jeffco Public Schools inducted its Class of 2019 into the Jeffco Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 6. The four new inductees were — from left to right — Mary Anderson, Ron Castagna, Sue Ellis and Rudy Martin. The members of the Jeffco Athletics Hall of Fame has grown to 108 since it began in 1986.

Jeffco Athletics inducts four new members into Hall of Fame

ARVADA — Jeffco Public Schools held is 33rd annual Hall of Fame banquet Thursday, June 6, at the Arvada Center. Mary Anderson, Ron Castagna, Sue Ellis and Rudy Martin joined the Jeffco Athletic …

Golden Girls Softball Association’s home field is at Lions Park. This year, the league consists of about 100 players divided into eight teams. Games are played on most Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings through mid-July. The games are free and open to the community.

Golden girls softball league grows to about 100 players this year

For 13-year-old Casey Hume, it doesn’t get much better than playing softball with her friends on a warm summer night under the lights at Lions Park. “It’s just a cool experience,” she said. …
Standout Performers
Ralston Valley senior Tori Sayers, second from the left, greets Arapahoe senior and state diving champion Franny Cable as divers take the podium. Sayers placed 10th and Ralston Valley sophomore Izzy Gregersen, third place on podium, medaled during diving competition at the Class 5A girls swimming state meet Saturday, Feb. 9, at VMAC in Thornton. Ralston Valley junior Payton Roberts placed 12th.

Jeffco Standout Performers for the week of Feb. 14

Orlondo Aguilar, Alameda The senior power forward ended his high school career with a double-double in a 60-44 win against Riverdale Ridge. He had 10 points (six for six on free throws), with …
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Standout performers: Jefferson County athletes for the week of Feb. 7

Maddy Hubych, Lakewood High School The six-foot senior helped lift the Tigers over Jeffco foes Columbine, with a 21-point and 12 rebound performance on Feb. 2. Lakewood came away with the …
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