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It turns out the Colorado high school basketball season is not over, as 20 area players have made it to The Show. There will be four games this year in The Show, which is an all-star showcase set … more
Justin McCaw sat on the floor following ThunderRidge's Class 5A semifinal loss to George Washington and absorbed a tough American basketball lesson. It was one of those agony-of-defeat moments on … more
Valor Christian's boys basketball team headed into the 2016-17 season with great expectations. The Eagles lived up to them by winning the Class 4A state championship, 68-55 over Lewis-Palmer on March 11. With nine seniors returning from last … more
Rock Canyon boys basketball coach Kent Grams had a dream the night before the Jaguars played Eaglecrest in the Class 5A semifinals at the Denver Coliseum. Unfortunately for Rock Canyon, his dream didn't come true. “I had a dream that Sam … more
ThunderRidge and boys basketball coach Joe Ortiz will once again be in a state tournament Final Four game. The Grizzles, the second seeded in the tournament bracket, ended a 23-game winning streak by Chatfield with a 72-64 Class 5A quarterfinal … more
Rock Canyon junior Sam Masten remembers watching Chaparral's Josh Adams' last-second tip-in that beat Arapahoe in overtime 69-67 in the 2012 Class 5A state championship game at the Coors Events Center. Masten had a key role in a last-second … more
Hindsight is something many basketball coaches can't avoid at the end of the season. Castle View girls coach Matt Hema reflected on what could have been after the Sabercats saw their season end with a 16-9 record following a 60-36 Sweet 16 loss … more
There were less than 30 seconds left in Lakewood's 61-49 upset victory over top-seeded Highlands Ranch in the girls Class 5A basketball quarterfinal state playoff game when Tigers center Camilla … more
Snow place like home for this athleteThere was no use wasting time, so I popped the tough question to RJ McLennan early in the interview. I asked the Rock Canyon senior if he is a skier or a … more
Despite Douglas County's 80-48 loss to Cherokee Trail in a first-round Class 5A playoff game on Feb. 22, boys basketball fortunes are on the upswing for the Huskies. Douglas County finished the season with a 10-13 record, which marked the most … more
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