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Three is a magic number - Triple Bypass bike ride rolls again

For a cyclist, few things in life are more enjoyable than an epic ride over great terrain. But an epic ride over great terrain with ample support staff, feed stations and 4,999 riding buddies … more

CHSAA optimistic after stretch that hurt revenue

Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green and her staff have endured many difficult months with canceled seasons and state tournaments, COVID quarantines, … more

Softball: Hudson throws no-hitter as Horizon blanks Northglenn

Hadley Hudson threw a no-hitter against Northglenn Aug. 17 as the Lightning beat the Norse 16-0 in three innings. Hudson  struck out four of the nine batters she faced. The Lightning backed … more

Goalie at Parker’s Legend High School shifts gears for soccer role

Michel Agostinho, boys soccer coach at Parker’s Legend High School, describes his 6-foot senior goalkeeper Jaden Robertson as a very humble and quiet individual. Robertson, however, doesn’t fit … more

Douglas County High volleyball player aims way high

Hollis Hanson is a volleyball player at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock and is an interesting person who is involved in much more than volleyball. Hanson wants to study astrophysics, visit … more

Softball standout at Littleton's Heritage High is ready to speak out

Darby Kramp has been a standout third baseman and hitter for the Heritage High School girls softball team for the past three seasons, but the senior hopes to talk a little more this fall. more

Boys golf team at Centennial's Arapahoe High has high hopes

Arapahoe High School’s boys golf team has come close the past four seasons but has yet to win a state boys golf championship. A couple senior golfers at the Littleton district school in Centennial, … more

Friendly transition brings new head coach at Castle View High in Castle Rock

Eric Handke is taking over the head football coaching reins at Castle View High School in Castle Rock from his good friend Todd Casebier, saying he is not planning to make wholesale changes in the … more

NBA standout comes home to Parker

Derrick White returned to the Parker Fieldhouse, but it was much different than it was years ago. White, a 2012 Legend High School graduate, was back in his hometown, where the San Antonio Spurs' NBA … more

New Highlands Ranch football coach focuses on stability

New Highlands Ranch football coach Jason Shumaker wants to bring stability back and push the program forward. Shumaker, who has been part of the football programs at Louisiana Tech, Utah State, Saint … more

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that … more

Young Douglas County golfers play in Miami invitational

Dylan Everett and Colin Young have been working on fine-tuning their golf games this summer. Everett and Young are among the 10 boys from Colorado in the 16-18 division and six Colorado girls who … more

Mines grad named RMAC Woman of Year

Sydney Marchando, a graduate of Colorado School of Mines in Golden, was named the 2020-21 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Woman of the Year. Marchando, who attended Rock Canyon High School … more

Lone Tree couple runs all over the world

When Steve Sorensen set a goal to run a marathon before turning 60, he and his wife, Carol, had no idea it would lead to them running in major races across multiple continents. Since 2013, the Lone … more

Three-sport Douglas County athlete prepares for cross country

Aidyn Woodall has high hopes for the upcoming girls cross country season. Woodall is a three-sport senior athlete at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock and participates in cross country, … more

Standout offensive tackle at Valor Christian in Highlands Ranch goes college shopping

Valor Christian's Jake Maikkula is a highly regarded football player who was all over the United States in June. Maikkula, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound senior offensive tackle, has been working hard in team … more

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains … more

Wheat Ridge alum headed to Olympics

Annie Kunz, Wheat Ridge High School alumni and two-sport athlete at Texas A&M University, is headed to Tokyo to compete in the heptathlon after scoring a personal-best 6,703 points at a June 26 … more

Valor wins state in girls 5A track

Valor Christian track coach Brian Kula had a good feeling about this season, and the girls track team turned the hopes of their coach into a state championship. The Eagles won the Class 5A girls … more

Mountain Vista, Ponderosa capture baseball titles

Mountain Vista and Ponderosa claimed state baseball championships in different ways. The Golden Eagles used strong pitching performances and smart base running to edge Valor Christian, 3-2, in the … more
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