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Remembering the Coach Irv Brown and his impact in Jeffco

ARVADA — Irv Brown guided Arvada High School’s baseball team to a state championship in the spring of 1964. “I was really lucky to be one of his players on his state championship team. The …
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Wheat Ridge players and coaches celebrate with the Class 4A Jeffco League boys basketball championship plaque Feb. 14 at Wheat Ridge High School. The Farmers officially wrapped up their first conference title on the hardwood since 2007 with a 57-56 win over rival Golden.

Wheat Ridge boys hoops harvests first league title since 2007

WHEAT RIDGE — It only took one basket in the fourth quarter Feb. 14 for Wheat Ridge to end a 12-year drought on the boys basketball court. Senior Blair McVicker’s floater just outside the paint …
Jefferson sophomore Andre Martinez, top, and Alameda junior Anthony Agosto battled during the consolation round match during the Class 3A Region 3 tournament Feb. 16 at Jefferson High School. Alameda senior Carlos Flores (285 pounds) was the lone Pirate to qualify for the state tournament that begins Thursday, Feb. 21, at Pepsi Center.

Jefferson marches a trio of wrestlers to regional titles

EDGEWATER — Wrestlers from across the state traveled the final pathway Saturday toward Pepsi Center and the state tournament. Sixteen regional tournaments in the four classifications spread out …
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Wrestling moves ahead as basics stay the same

Tom Beeson played football and wrestled at Denver’s Abraham Lincoln High School. I ventured to the state wrestling tournament held at Englewood High School when my classmate Beeson captured the …
Wheat Ridge junior Dominic Bronk, far left, and senior Zeke Van Tuyl (42) converge on Littleton senior Jack Kail (4) during the second half Feb. 2 at Littleton High School. Wheat Ridge’s sixth straight victory put the Farmers two games up on rival Golden for the Class 4A Jeffco League title with four conference games remaining.

Wheat Ridge boys closing in on first league title since 2007

LITTLETON — The five starters for Wheat Ridge’s boys basketball team has earned a nickname. How does — Farmers Fab Five — sound? Seniors Julian Claussen, Blair McVicker, Zeke Van Tuyl, along …

Ralston Valley forward Cameron Pietrasiewicz (91) controls the puck in the neutral zone as a pair of Dakota Ridge players close in Jan. 22 at Apex Ice Arena. The Mustangs suffered a 4-2 loss to the Eagles.

Power-play goals nets Dakota Ridge win over Ralston Valley

ARVADA — A victory on the road against Jeffco rival Ralston Valley is just what Dakota Ridge had in mind when it traveled to Apex Ice Arena on Jan. 22. The Eagles suffered blowout losses to No. 3 …
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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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