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No. 1 Dakota Ridge football soars through the rain in win versus Standley Lake

LAKEWOOD — The newly tagged No. 1 football team in Class 4A didn’t have an issue with the new weight on its shoulders Oct. 22. Dakota Ridge — top-ranked 4A team in the CHSAANow.com rankings … more

Lightning comes out on top

The Legacy Lightning improved their record with a hard-fought battle against rival Horizon Oct. 16 in an empty the Adams 12 North stadium. Horizon led 14-7 going in to the half, but Legacy was able … more

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Legacy takes nine-inning thriller over Mountain Range

If there is one word to sum up the Sept. 22 matchup against Mountain Range (6-8) and Legacy (9-3) softball, it would be wild. Tallying 10 runs apiece in the first three innings, the scoring may have … more

IN THE RUNNING

Runners from several Adams 12 high schools battled smoke from wildfires and competition from Front Range League powerhouses Boulder and Fossil Ridge, during Horizon High’s Hawk Hustle on Sept. 18. … more

Steady Sabrecats doom Legacy on home field

The Fossil Ridge women were too much for their Legacy opponents Sept. 10, outdoing the Lightning in their home field with three steady innings. The two teams held each other scoreless for three … more

Hopes for fall Colorado high school football season thwarted

Amid pressure to allow more fall sports, the Colorado High School Activities Association board of directors met Sept. 8 to discuss an adjustment of the previously approved 2020-21 sports calendar, … more

Pomona softball impressive in opener against Northglenn

ARVADA — Pomona softball couldn’t have asked for a better start to its 2020 season. The Panthers opened with a complete-game 15-0 victory Friday, Aug. 21, with the offensive and defensive both … more

Cycling event survives with move to Castle Rock

Dave Muscianisi did not know if he would be able to put on the Colorado Junior Cup in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-year-old youth cycling competition is typically held in Bailey after … more

Coronavirus changes world of sports recruiting

Coronavirus has impacted Colorado sports — high school, college and professional — and the future is also uncertain. Recruiting of high school athletes has to be adjusted since the Colorado High … more

Metro-Denver club football league proposed for fall

The announcement that the Colorado High School Activities Association would not play football this fall has stirred a response from those not happy with the decision. There is a move to initiate a … more

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more

Sports Illustrated honors local prep athletes

Sports Illustrated has unveiled its watch list for its 2020 high school All-American team and eight players are from Colorado schools. Three of the players were tight ends and two were from Heritage … more

Some Colorado high school sports cleared for fall play

Boys golf, softball and boys tennis have been given approval to begin play this fall, the Colorado High School Activities Association announced July 31. The sports can begin practice, the association … more

Athletics up and running in Jeffco schools

For high school athletes like Luke Loehding, in previous summers, “getting to prepare for our football season is an opportunity that many of us took for granted,” he said. But this year, for … more

COVID-19 and School of Mines Athletics

Although subject to change based on the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado School of Mines athletic department is planning on a “relatively normal fall” with teams playing a conference schedule and … more

North Metro football itching for a return

For are coaches and players, the only sure thing about high school football in 2020 is that it is going to look very different. “This offseason has been completely different,” Legacy third-year … more

Veteran Denver sports exec Jim Saccomano: Why sports matter

Denver is the smallest of the 13 U.S. cities with four professional sports teams in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and National Basketball Association. … more

‘We will take what we can get’

Denver is the smallest of the 13 U.S. cities with four professional sports teams in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and National Basketball Association. … more

Douglas County high school pitcher thrilled to be chosen by Rockies

Case Williams claims the decision he faced wasn’t tough. Williams, a Douglas County High School right-handed pitcher, was the fourth-round pick and the 110th overall selection by the Colorado … more
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