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Erik Melgoza

CHSAA says goodbye to two departed administrators

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association had to take care of some sad business before its legislative council meeting Jan. 24. It said goodbye to a pair of administrators, …
Newly installed CHSAA Commissioner Mike Krueger emphasizes a point during CHSAA's Fall Sports Media Day Aug. 15 at Empower Field in Denver.

High-school officials’ fees to increase

The long, sought-after pay increases for high-school game officials are officially in play. The Colorado High School Activities Association’s legislative council, which makes CHSAA’s …

CHSAA approves slight change to Sunday contact rules

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association changed the rules for Sunday contact between coaches and student-athletes Jan. 24. The association’s legislative council, the …
Stargate's Reed Schoenfeld passes the ball to a teammate during Thursday's game against Academy. Stargate won 76-68.

Boys basketball: Stargate captures win over The Academy 

THORNTON – The Stargate high school boys basketball team held off a tenacious squad from The Academy on Salute To Service Night to pick up its seventh victory of the year.  The Eagles …

Legacy's Quinn Funk is on his way to a first-period pin of Brighton's Sean Rundgren in the opening round of 190-pound matches at the Top of the Rockies tournament Jan. 20. Fun placed third in his weight class.

Riverdale Ridge's Hague, Legacy's Funk place at Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament

LAFAYETTE -- Riverdale Ridge's AJ Hague placed third at 120 pounds at the Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament at Centaurus High School. His only loss was in the semifinals, a 3-2 decision …
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Riverdale Ridge freshman Brihanna Crittendon pulls up for a basket during a Jn. 11 against Mountain View. Riverdale won 70-33.

Girls basketball: Riverdale Ridge Ravens fly out of the gate

THORNTON – The Riverdale Ridge girls basketball team has been on a terror to start the season. The Ravens jumped out to a 10-1 overall record and have gone from being unranked to start the …
Stargate School's Allison Pippert is on her way to a class 3A Metro League cross country title in Broomfield Oct. 6.

Cross country: Stargate’s Pippert takes third at state

COLORADO SPRINGS – Stargate School’s Allison Pippert had lots of reasons to smile after the class 3A state cross country meet at Penrose Equestrian Events Center. For one, she placed …
Legacy forward Tristan Maurek (center) is congratulated after scoring the Lightning's second goal against Overland in an opening round CHSAA 5A playoff game at Five Star North Stadium in Westminster Oct. 26. The Lighting advanced 4-1.

Photo gallery: Top-seeded Legacy soccer moves to Colorado's second round

BROOMFIELD -- Legacy High School beat Overland 4-1 in the opening round of the state 5A boys soccer tournament in Broomfield. Cooper Stephens scored two of the Lightning's goals in the game on Oct. 26. Nikhil …
It's hard to find a point of unanimity these days. But in this instance, Horizon softball players Hadley Hudson (far left), Regan Diamond (second from right) and Lilly Mohr (far right) all agree that Arvada West base runner Zoey Langerak is out after a rundown between second and third base during the first round of the state 5A softball tournament Oct. 21 in Aurora. Horizon won this game 10-9 in 10 innings before losing to Legend 11-1 in the quarterfinals. Horizon finished the season with a record of 21-6.

State 5A softball: Horizon bows out in the quarterfinal round


Holy Family starting pitcher Emmaline Humphreys delivers a pitch against Lutheran in the CHSAA 4A state title game at Aurora Sports Park Oct. 22.

Lions deny Holy Family state softball title

AURORA – Lutheran pitcher Hailey Maestretti wanted to rely on some help from her team in the state 4A softball title game at Aurora Sports Pak Oct. 21. She really didn’t need …
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