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Vista again makes deep run

Mountain Vista battled through the loser’s bracket to win last year’s Class 5A double-elimination state baseball championship. The defending champions again lost an early game this season but … more

'It's all about community'

One by one or in groups, cyclists coasted down a hill on Highway 83 and descended into Castle Rock and the finish line June 2 during the annual Elephant Rock Ride. The easy ride into Franktown was a … more

Elephant Rock back for another ride

A more than 30-year-old cycling tradition rolls back into Douglas County in June. The massive Elephant Rock race, which brings thousands of cyclists to the area, kicks off in Castle Rock on June 1. … more

Creek girls take third in abbreviated 5A golf tourney

Defending champion Cherry Creek wound up third in the 2019 Class 5A girls state golf championship, which was sliced to a one-day event. The first day of the tournament was played May 20 in rain at … more

Roundup of playoff action

Girls soccer Defending champion Grandview and Centennial League rival Arapahoe notched semifinal victories at Echo Park Automotive Stadium in Parker on May 18 in a doubleheader in the Class 5A girls … more

Coach floored by response after 800th win

Cherry Creek baseball coach Marc Johnson has had an impact on many of his players and he learned recently of the power of social media. Johnson’s baseball team beat Arapahoe 12-2 on May 13 to give … more

Lions roar to win dual state track titles

Track and field is a popular and successful sport at Lutheran High school. The Lions won both the girls and boys Class 3A state titles at the CHSAA State Track Championships which were held May 16-18 … more

Valor Christian girls, boys take track titles

It was a banner meet for Anna Hall, Cole Sprout and the Valor Christian girls and boys track teams. Valor, in its first season in 5A competition, won both the girls and boys team championships at the … more

South metro teams advance in girls lacrosse tourney

Cherry Creek, Valor Christian and Regis Jesuit notched second-round victories in the CHSAA girls state lacrosse tournament and advanced to the May 15 quarterfinals. Junior Amelia McCarthy had four … more

Area teams roll in boys lacrosse playoffs

Valor Christian, Cherry Creek and Highlands Ranch advanced to the semifinals of the CHSAA boys lacrosse tournament. Semifinal games were scheduled for May 15 at Legacy Stadium with the winners … more

Girls finished golf tourneys before weather went subpar

Girl golfers haven’t had much time to fine-tune their games because of damp spring weather but all the state qualifying regional tournaments were able to be played before the rain and snow started … more

Rock Canyon knocks off top-seeded Broomfield in girls soccer

Rock Canyon, seeded 16th in the Class 5A girls soccer playoffs, pulled off a big upset in the May 10 second round by eliminating top-seeded Broomfield. Cade Sheahan scored in the 20th minute and the … more

Cherry Creek girls claim tennis crown

Cherry Creek wrapped up another CHSAA girls state tennis championship on May 11, and the Bruins’ doubles depth once again was a key factor. “Doubles matches are very important,” said sophomore … more

Lacrosse midfielder sticks with it

Joe Carpinello is an LSM for the Heritage boys lacrosse team. In other words, he is a defensive-minded long-stick midfielder (LSM). An effective LSM can impact a game, plays aggressively, shuts down … more

A solid player threw and threw

Murphy Gienger hesitated before answering the question. Gienger is a senior shortstop and pitcher with two arm angles for the Douglas County baseball team, but he was thrown a curve when asked which … more

CHSAA panel gives green light to three pilot sports

When spring rolls around, it’s the time that the Colorado High Schools Activities Association Legislative Committee gets together to approve or shoot down possible changes to Colorado high school … more

His success is adding up

Ponderosa co-op boys swim coach Warren Ross likes to tell the story of how Nathan Griffin predicted what he was going to do two years ago when he was a freshman. Ross recalls that Griffin got caught … more

Golf suits her to a tee

Taylor Tucker watches basketball games that include those of the ThunderRidge girls team, but doesn't consider playing again. Tucker played basketball and golf as a ThunderRidge freshman, but quit … more

ThunderRidge junior signs contract with Rapids

Sebastian Anderson is 16 years old and missing out on some of the fun activities that other high school students are doing since he opted to join the adult world. But he is living a dream. Anderson … more

Lacrosse player not holding back on hope

Highlands Ranch senior Shaylah Devlin took a class in forensic science, which piqued her interest in solving crimes. Devlin, who plays girls lacrosse for the Rock Canyon co-op team, has had no … more
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