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On Campus: Castle Rock

Castle View • Todd Casebier's first game at head football coach was impressive as the Sabercats beat Fossil Ridge, 35-28, on Aug. 23 in Fort Collins. It was the first road win since Sept. 30, 2016 … more

Third-generation football player is big deal for area family

Zachary Gonzales, Arapahoe’s 6-foot-1, 320-pound nose guard/defensive end, likes to tease his grandpa about wearing a leather helmet when he played football. Gonzales is the third generation of the … more

Equestrian championship features wet windup

The American Eventing Championships, hosted by the United States Eventing Association, finished Sept. 2 after four days of equestrian competition at the Colorado Horse Park at the Pinery, south of … more

'She leads in everything she does'

Rachel Van Gundy is a leader. The Highlands Ranch senior is involved in two student government clubs and is a member of the honor society. She is also one of the captains on the softball team, which … more

We’re giving you a Mulligan

His name seems fitting for a golfer. Tyler Mulligan is a Chaparral senior who just sighs and smiles when asked what kinds of comments he gets when he is introduced to other golfers. However, the … more

Young pitcher immersed in national pride

It is amazing how easy it is to remember all the first times in our lives. I can still recall the first time that I really felt and saw public patriotism. Admittedly I used to feel a twinge of … more

Visions of success for coaches in new positions

One way of defining football culture is how players, fans and others see the expectations for the team. There are six head football coaches in new places at south metro-area programs this season, and … more

Putting a focus on fuel

Athletes and coaches are paying more attention to the role of nutrition, with an eye toward improving sports performance. “We just used to eat meat and potatoes,” said Amy Faricy, manager of Menu … more

Gran Fondo cycles its way back to Golden

The Gran Fondo, a national series of cycling events that take place in various locations across the U.S., will return to Golden on Aug. 26. Cyclists will begin the Golden Gran Fondo race at 8 a.m. … more

South metro boys soccer preview

Overview New this season is that the Rating Percentage Index (RPI) will be utilized to determine that state tournament brackets. Also new is the home team will wear dark jerseys and socks, which … more

South metro high school softball preview

Overview There are some new things this season, including: • The coach, pitcher or catcher of the defensive team may request an intentional walk either before or during the pitch count. • … more

South metro high school football preview

Overview There will be a lot new this season, starting with league alignments. The season will start a week earlier, on Aug. 24 . The 5A playoffs have been expanded to 24 teams with the top eight … more

Castle View football players devote hot day to selflessness

Landon Williams was near tears, Andrew Grout was happy to make a difference and Dan Brite will continue to be a faithful fan of the Castle View football team. Williams, Grout and a group of 11 … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

South metro boys golf preview

Overview One change this season is Valor Christian, which was a five-time Class 4A state champion between 2009 and 2015, moves up to 5A this season. Regis Jesuit will once again likely be a contender … more

South metro boys tennis preview

Overview There have been only five seasons in the past 47 years that Cherry Creek has not won the boys state team championship. One of those seasons was 2017, when Fairview dethroned the Bruins. So … more

South metro cross country preview

Overview Mountain Vista’s girls and boys are the defending Class 5A team champions and are considered title contenders again in 2018. In fact, the Golden Eagles’ girls team looks very strong, … more

South metro volleyball preview

Overview This season's state tournament will use a double-elimination bracket format until the semifinals and then single-elimination through the finals. This is a change from the old format, which … more

Broncos rookie Chubb hitting all right notes in camp

The Denver Broncos are singing the praises of rookie outside linebacker Bradley Chubb — even if carrying a tune isn't necessarily his specialty. The No. 5 overall pick recently paired with fellow … more

Time keeps moving as another season comes around

Time doesn't stop for anybody. This is a subject that most of the time I would prefer to overlook but it is impossible. Time flies and there is nothing to do about it except take advantage of each … more
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