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'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 … more

School of Mines gets lucky number 7

GOLDEN, Colo. - Colorado School of Mines' defense thoroughly dominated as it shut out Fort Lewis, 42-0, for the Orediggers' homecoming game at Marv Kay Stadium. Mines (7-0, 7-0 RMAC) produced … more

Golden softball gets separation in 4A Jeffco title race

DENVER — Golden softball opened up a 1-game lead Oct. 3 in the competitive race for the Class 4A Jeffco League title. The Demons — No. 2 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A rankings — edged rival … more

High school sports: the fall lineup

FOOTBALL First games: Aug. 29 Defending champions: Valor Christian (5A), Loveland (4A), Palmer Ridge (3A), LaJunta (2A), Limon (1A), Sedgwick County (A8), Stratton/Liberty (A6) 2019 state … more

Jeffco golfers wrap up regular season on the links

BROOMFIELD — The Class 5A and 4A Jeffco League individual medalist champions — Lakewood sophomore Max Lange and Evergreen senior Clayton Whiten — capped off conference play in style Tuesday, … more

Pomona makes history with fifth straight team state title

THORNTON — Pomona gymnastics flipped, twisted and vaulted its way into the history books Nov. 7 at Thornton High School. The Panthers claimed their fifth straight Class 5A gymnastics team state … more

Wheat Ridge football wins 2OT thriller against Arvada West

LAKEWOOD — Rocco Tate could run for City of Wheat Ridge mayor and probably win in the upcoming November elections. The Wheat Ridge junior running back/linebacker scored four touchdowns through the … more

Drag-racing plot thickens in thin air

Being a Colorado native, I am used to hearing about the effects of the high altitude. It doesn’t matter if it is baseball, golf, tennis, football, basketball or any event you choose, because there … more

Ralston Valley football remains undefeated with shutout versus Lakewood

ARVADA — It took awhile for Ralston Valley football to warm up in the 30-degree weather Oct. 24 at the North Area Athletic Complex. However, a 28-point second quarter by the Mustangs — No. 2 in … more

Jeffco boys golfers hit the links at Deer Creek GC

A 7:30 a.m. shotgun start for the second boys golf Jeffco League tournament Tuesday, Aug. 20, allow golfers to avoid temperatures the 90s at Deer Creek Golf Club. The defending Class 5A Jeffco League … more

Valor defeats Pomona in top-10 5A football battle

ARVADA — Big football games call for big plays … and Valor running back Gavin Sawchuk delivered Friday, Sept. 13, at the North Area Athletic Complex. In a marquee early-season match-up between … more

Ralston Valley football cruises to win in home opener

ARVADA — Three-sport athlete Caleb Rillos knows how to turn a negative into the positive. Rillos suffered a broken wrist during basketball season last winter. Besides missing the remainder of the … more

Faith Christian trap team takes aim at national championship

When Coach Mark Passamaneck started the trap shooting team at Faith Christian High School in 2018, he had no way of knowing that his athletes — some of whom had no shooting experience, some of whom … more

A busy post-season weekend of action for Faith Christian

Faith Christian has had a very successful Fall Sports season in 2019 and they looked to add to that success on Nov. 9. Faith Christian had three teams competing in the state playoffs, Boys Soccer … more

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. … more

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 … more

Photos: Golden Giddyup goes great!

The Golden Giddyup mountain bike race, and associated festival took place Sept. 15. more

Green Mountain Football ignores early praise, despite high ranking

There’s a message around Green Mountain High School Football that Head Coach Jesse German wants to hammer home to his players — don’t eat the cheese. He tells his players people can be patting … more

Mental health added to coaches’ mission

Colorado High School Activities Association commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green called it a very bold stance. The CHSAA Board of Directors in June approved a Mental Health Initiative that mandates all … more

Several Broncos offensive players coming back from injuries

The Denver Broncos' revamped offense features a half-dozen key players coming back from injuries that ended their 2018 seasons prematurely. Advantage Broncos? Right guard Ronald Leary thinks so. Like … more
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