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Win in Boulder boosts Wolves record

The Westminster Wolves could only muster up a single win last season. But so far in 2018, it has been a different story. How different? How about a 4-0 conference record, a 5A Metro 10 Conference … more

Mountain Range steady in win over Monarch

A big second inning combined with steady scoring for the rest of the game led the Mountain Girls softball team to a 7-2 win over Louisvile’s Monarch Coyotes Sept. 20 at the North Softball Field. … more

Golfers to keep eye on the ball at tourneys

Former Major League Baseball player Alex Rodriguez hit a home run with his comment that hard work doesn’t guarantee success but without it you don’t have a chance. Several hard-working area … more

Green Mountain pulls off upset of Standley Lake

ARVADA — A strong second-half by Green Mountain led a signature win for the Rams’ football program Sept. 21. Class 3A Green Mountain scored 21 unanswered points to start the second half at the … more

Clutch defensive scores help Mountain Range prevail over Rangeview

Rangeview High School had hoped that a brisk, comfortable Thursday night at their District Stadium would lead to their first win of the season on their Homecoming Night. But despite outgaining … more

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
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