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Holy Family falls: Basketball teams end post season run

Concluding fantastic seasons for Holy Family men’s (22-5) and ladies’ basketball (21-6), the Tigers couldn’t claw their way past No. 1 seed Lewis-Palmer (27-0) and No. 14 seed Mullen (19-8) … more

At 92, he’s not about to slow his row

Dean Smith has won another national and world championship. No, I’m obviously not referring to the late legendary former North Carolina basketball coach who captured two NCAA titles with the Tar … more

Holy Family ladies bound for Final Four

Holy Family Girls basketballers punched their Colorado 4A Final Four ticket March 1 beating Greeley Central 52-42, in a CHSAA Great 8 playoff game at Holy Family High School. Leading by only 3 at the … more

Joiner takes silver medal

Legacy junior Joey Joiner won three of four matches as he took runner-up honors in the Class 5A 142 pound weight division at the Feb. 21-23 state wrestling tournament held at the Pepsi Center in … more

Holy Family basketball holds off Lincoln, defeats Mead to advance to Final Four

In an ultra-competitive matchup between host team, Holy Family (21-4) and No. 13 seed Lincoln (18-7) Feb. 27, a monster third quarter and big plays down the stretch proved the decider in the Tigers … more

Hawks end season in the Great 8

Hoping to find themselves in the Great 8 of the 2019 5A CHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Horizon ladies basketball (21-4) accomplished this impressive feat … more

Young bowler wins state title in unsanctioned sport

Tyler Seeley recently won a state championship but hardly anybody noticed. Seeley, a junior who attends Legend High School, is a bowler who captured the boys Colorado High School Bowling Federation … more

Gallegos places at state wrestling tournament

Skyview High School senior Jaslynn Gallegos made history Feb. 23 because as she joined Angel Rios of Valley as the first two girls to place at the state wrestling tournament held Feb. 21-23 at the … more

Lady Mustangs’ offense can’t break loose in playoff defeat

Riding a two-game winning streak and an opening-round home playoff game Feb. 19, Mountain Range ladies basketball couldn’t find a rhythm against Douglas County (9-16, 3-7 in conference) in the … more

Horizon women, Holy Family teams advance in state playoffs

As five other teams in Holy Family (men’s and ladies), Horizon (men’s and ladies) and Legacy ladies took the floor last week; three left victorious: Holy Family (both groups) and Horizon live to … more

Three-sport athlete is rare example in current times

Collin Romero doesn’t feel like an icon or whatever you call a role model these days. The Rock Canyon senior is a three-sport athlete, and these competitors are becoming harder to find in this age … more

Close battle ends season for Trojans, Norse

A fourth-quarter scoring surge helped lift Thornton High school over rivals Northglenn Feb. 15 to close out both teams season. Northglen led the game through three quarters only to be outscored seven … more

Dominant first half leads Northglenn ladies to Senior Night win

Not a lot of times can you say that when a defense holds the opposition to 21 percent from the field and forces 40 turnovers they don’t win handily. This assumption stayed true for Northglenn … more

Mountain Range basketball falls in season finale

On Senior Night at Mountain Range High School Feb. 12, the Mustangs couldn’t hold on to their halftime lead against in-conference foe Monarch (7-15, 3-8 in conference), dropping in the end, 66-57. … more

Girls hoops games give insight into playoffs

The final week of the regular season for girls basketball teams offered a preview of coming attractions, since the state playoffs for girls begin Feb. 19 and 22 (after the press deadline) with first- … more

Arenado, Rockies looking to sustain recent success

The season remains weeks away and already Nolan Arenado hit one out of the park. With his record-setting deal anyway. It could be the start of that kind of year for the Colorado Rockies All-Star … more

Remembering the Coach Irv Brown and his impact in Jeffco

ARVADA — Irv Brown guided Arvada High School’s baseball team to a state championship in the spring of 1964. “I was really lucky to be one of his players on his state championship team. The … more

Wrestling moves ahead as basics stay the same

Tom Beeson played football and wrestled at Denver’s Abraham Lincoln High School. I ventured to the state wrestling tournament held at Englewood High School when my classmate Beeson captured the … more

Legacy can’t hold off Boulder’s surge

After a dominating first quarter led by 13 points from Legacy sophomore Gavin Poxson, Lightning basketball (6-13, 3-5 in conference) found themselves up 15-9 over conference rival Boulder (8-10, 6-1 … more

Thornton bull rider to be inducted into hall of fame

Charlie Sampson, of Thorton, will be inducted into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame in May. The Bull Riding Hall of Fame recognizes and commemorates the legends of the sport. The fifth annual induction … more
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