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Lee Martin, coach of the 18-and-under Batter’s Box summer club baseball team, has a very convincing argument for why high school-age athletes should play summer ball. “First of all is to keep the reps going,” he said. “Baseball and golf, … more
Rock Canyon senior Amelia Lee sounded a lot like a spokesperson for all the girls who qualified to play in the state golf tournament. "The state tournament is the last tournament of the year so … more
A sand trap placed in a troublesome position in the fairway or around the green can be a feared hazard in golf. Most professional golfers have learned how to expertly deal with sand traps, or bunkers, but many amateurs try to avoid them to keep … more
It might not look like a game of rock-paper-scissors when two players trot to the center of the field for a faceoff in boys lacrosse, but that’s a complicated form of what it is. The player who has the better plan to counter the other … more
The 800-meter run is not a sprint and it’s not a distance race. It’s a hybrid. It takes speed, stamina, grit and a high threshold for pain to succeed in the 800, which is often referred to as a middle-distance race. In short, the 800 — … more
The position of catcher is not easy on the body. Players take their lumps with foul tips, flung bats and plays at home plate with a base runner charging toward them. And, of course, there’s the squatting catchers must do, keeping their knees … more
Josh Chetwynd grew up playing baseball but he’s now a member of Colorado’s best curling team. “I played Division I college baseball at Northwestern University in the Big 10,” said Chetwynd. “After that I played a year of independent … more
Athletes like Kiara Jasunas and Holley Dennis sometimes feel they have been left high and dry as high school swimmers. There are 29 girls swimming teams in the north, south and west metro areas covered by Colorado Community Media, but only four … more
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