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In second year, Broncos coach in must-win situation

No, Vance Joseph never felt as if he was drinking out of a firehose when the Denver Broncos stumbled through a 5-11 season in his first year as head coach last year. That's how general manager John …
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Preseason quiet: all teams still equal

Early August is an enjoyable couple weeks for those athletes that have spent time all summer preparing for the upcoming fall sports seasons. It is a tranquil time because everybody and every team is …

Fishing lets troubles fly away

Fly fishing is different. Most of the time it requires using a fly rod and an artificial fly on typically moving water. Casting the weightless fly using a specialized line is different and entails …

Siblings compete at Mile High National

The powerful growl and pop-pop of the engines filled the air July 20 as Lakewood resident Shannon Nicoletti waited his turn at the starting line during time trials at the Mile High National Drag …

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Emerging star on links finding the sweet spot

Ross Macdonald is playing golf this summer like I wished I could play. He is confident and has learned not to carry around a bad shot, missed putt or a bogey for the rest of a round. Macdonald, after …
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Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of May 10

Reagan Robinson, Arvada West The senior carded a 3-over-par 74 to finish second in the Ashley Forey Invitational golf tournament on April 30 at the Club at Rolling Hills. Jacob Brunner, …

Jeffco standout performers: May 3, 2018

Dylan Gutierrez, Bear Creek The junior went 3-for-3 and scored four runs in a 19-3 baseball victory over Columbine on April 25. Brock Bernall, Pomona The senior was 4-for-4 at the plate, …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of April 19

Billy Wahl, Ralston Valley The sophomore singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning in a 4-3 baseball win over Dakota Ridge on April 10. Jenna Colombo, Arvada West The …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of April 12, 2018

Makena Prey, Golden The senior carded an 81 to win her first high school golf tournament on April 4 at the Jeffco 4A tournament at the Broadlands Golf Club. Hailey Johns, Arvada West The …

Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of March 22

Max Allen, GoldenThe senior went 5-for-5, scored three runs and had two runs batted in during a 14-6 baseball win over Conifer on March 15. Sage Schaller, Green MountainIn the 6-0 baseball win …
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Baseball teams travel south for spring break

March Madness is here to entertain most of us. But spring break has also arrived as students, faculty from schools and universities in the United States take time off from studious routines to relax …
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Local athlete is giant slalom state champ

As bizarre as it might sound, high school skiing is an overlooked sport on the Front Range in Colorado. Skiing may connote Colorado between the months of November through March, but any high school …
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Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to John Prusinowski. Well, boys …
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Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound …
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Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only …
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