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Horizon handles Mountain Range

Mountain Range’s volleball team was match for Horizon as the Hawks defeated the Mustangs 3-0 at their home gym Sept. 13. Horizon won in straight sets, 25-11, 25-15 and 25-15. After the Sept. 13 … more

Fast start lifts Heritage over Thornton

The Heritage Eagle’s fast start so far this season didn’t slow down Sept. 14 at Five Star Stadium as it took two offensive plays to seize control and run away with a 40-6 win over the Thornton … more

Adjusting to new place, sport’s pace

Rebecca Guggenbach is a 16-year-old with a passion for music. She never had time to participate in athletic activities in the past, but she is on the Mountain Vista girls cross country team this … more

AD follows winning path to Hall of Fame

Arvada West athletic director Casey Coons is a Hall of Famer. It is an honor that I envisaged since he was well-schooled. Coons is a fellow graduate of Denver’s Abraham Lincoln high school. Coons, … more

Overtime thriller pushes Legacy soccer to 3-0

All afternoon Aug. 4 at North Stadium, a win appeared unlikely for Legacy soccer (3-0) after hitting the goal post five times. However, the bad luck didn’t discourage a tough-minded group from … more

Legacy drops another on the gridiron

Legacy has had a tough time finding wins so far this season, dropping to 0-3 Sept. 6 against the Lakewood Tigers. The Tigers, now 2-1 overall, defeated the Lightning 37-24 at the District 12 North … more

Rookie gets nod to start at running back for Broncos

Royce Freeman is set to become the first rookie running back to start a season opener for the Denver Broncos since Hall of Famer Terrell Davis in 1995. ``It's an honor to be mentioned with a man … more

Poudre runs down Norse

Northglenn’s Softball team couldn’t match Poudre High Schools Impalas at a home game Aug. 28, falling to the visitors 12 runs to 5. Poudre went up early, scoring seven runs in first two innings … more

Fort Collins earns win at Westminster

Westminster’s Lady Wolves (2-4) hoped to record their third home win in five tries Aug. 28, but the Lady Lambkins thought different with an impressive all-around performance. Dominating pitching … more

Third-generation football player is big deal for area family

Zachary Gonzales, Arapahoe’s 6-foot-1, 320-pound nose guard/defensive end, likes to tease his grandpa about wearing a leather helmet when he played football. Gonzales is the third generation of the … more

Young pitcher immersed in national pride

It is amazing how easy it is to remember all the first times in our lives. I can still recall the first time that I really felt and saw public patriotism. Admittedly I used to feel a twinge of … more

Northglenn overwhelms Thornton

Northglenn High School kicked off the season with an overwhelming 28-6 win over rivals Thorton Aug. 24 at Thorntons Five Star Stadium. The Norse jumped out to an early 14-0 lead in the matchup’s … more

Legacy can’t hold on to Mayor’s Cup

It has been five straight years that Legacy High School (0-1) has defeated in-town rival Broomfield (1-0), but the script was flipped Aug. 24 as the Eagles dominated 55-14 to claim the Mayor’s Cup … more

Putting a focus on fuel

Athletes and coaches are paying more attention to the role of nutrition, with an eye toward improving sports performance. “We just used to eat meat and potatoes,” said Amy Faricy, manager of Menu … more

Gran Fondo cycles its way back to Golden

The Gran Fondo, a national series of cycling events that take place in various locations across the U.S., will return to Golden on Aug. 26. Cyclists will begin the Golden Gran Fondo race at 8 a.m. … more

Horizon hopes consistency takes them to the next level

Last season, a 6-4 mark for the Horizon Hawks’ football team wasn’t anything to be embarrassed about, but head coach Frank Ybarra thinks this season is the year his program could make the next … more

Castle View football players devote hot day to selflessness

Landon Williams was near tears, Andrew Grout was happy to make a difference and Dan Brite will continue to be a faithful fan of the Castle View football team. Williams, Grout and a group of 11 … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

Harris tackles new role for Broncos with Talib gone

Chris Harris Jr. is one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL. For the first time in his eight-year NFL career, he’s actually the top cornerback on his own team. Harris has played alongside Champ … more

South metro boys golf preview

Overview One change this season is Valor Christian, which was a five-time Class 4A state champion between 2009 and 2015, moves up to 5A this season. Regis Jesuit will once again likely be a contender … more
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