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Mustangs’ soccer leaning on talented senior class

Most of the time, when a program graduates 12 the season prior, the following year, the expectation is a significant step-back in a team’s success. For Mountain Range soccer, however, this scenario … more

Youth movement in progress for Legacy volleyball

Graduating half of their roster a season ago, the Lady Lightning will look for contributions and improvements from their young players throughout 2019. Three seniors, however, return in Hope Hagara, … more

HF softball looks to go back-to-back

Prior to last season’s 27-2 record and state championship for Holy Family softball, the program hadn’t won a ring since 2006 when they were in 3A (currently 4A). Now, under six-year manager … more

Coloradans add kick to history of women’s soccer

Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player … more

Caddies earn Evans Scholarship

Thirteen Colorado students were awarded the Evans Scholarship, a full housing and tuition college grant offered to golf caddies, following a final selection interview at Lakewood Country Club in … more

Nuggets acquire forward from Thunder for draft pick

Jerami Grant gives Denver another power forward who can do a little bit of everything. The Oklahoma City Thunder obtained yet another first-round pick, which allows them to do a little bit of … more

Expectations remain high for Horizon v-ball despite new leadership

Off of an 18-7 campaign a year ago, Horizon volleyball has set a high standard for a team that lost just three seniors. However, the new coach in the fold, Eric Deveraux who takes over for Julie … more

Depth building for hungry Tigers’ soccer squad

Holy Family soccer made quite the jump from eight wins to 12 under first-year head coach David Martinez a season ago, but the second-round state playoff exit has this group wanting more in 2019. … more

This sport is the real dill

James Pinkel, 69, of Centennial, plays pickleball three or four days a week against a variety of players at the Lone Tree Recreation Center. “There are some who show up to really play the game,” … more

'Paving the path for the next generation'

Elissa Flaumenhaft has many titles these days. She's a mother, first and foremost, to a 5-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son, and a former candidate for Parker Town Council in 2018. Now, … more

Westy football hires Allbrandt as next head coach

After working at Westminster High School the last four years as the JV head coach (seven years in football program), 31-year-old Dayne Allbrandt earned a promotion to become head coach of the Wolves … more

Lady Wolves’ softball hopes to ride momentum of winning season

Prior to the 2018 season for Westminster softball, the Wolves recorded four consecutive, 8-win seasons. Breaking through with a 12-11 (6-3 in conference) record, the Lady Wolves snapped the streak … more

Legacy softball ready to make another run in 2019

The sign of a dominant program in any sport is not to rebuild, but to reload and Legacy softball is no exception, as the six-time state champion Dawn Gaffin enters her 21st season at the helm for the … 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

Thornton baseball riding momentum

Prior to 2019 for Thornton High School, the baseball program hadn’t had a winning season since 2004. However, things are changing for the Trojans under third-year manager Jeremy Miller. Going 11-10 … more

Not yet satisfied: Lady Norse looking to next year

In her ninth year as the women’s soccer coach at her alma-mater, Northglenn, Kristina Churchill led her team to their first conference title since her playing days at the school 15 years prior. … more

For her, great performances are par for the course

Katie Berrian didn’t get herself in too much trouble on the golf course this season to test her mental toughness. In fact Berrian, the Regis Jesuit junior who lives in Castle Pines, had an … more

'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

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

Establishing a legacy in high school baseball

For most programs, making a run to the last eight teams of the state playoffs is quite the season. As eight starters return for Legacy baseball in 2020, the best for this program under 11-year … more
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