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Lakewood girls basketball’s postseason ends in state semis

DENVER — Regis Jesuit girls basketball had simply been unbeatable in the state of Colorado during the 2017-18 season heading into the Class 5A state semifinal March 8. The No. 6-seeded Raiders … more

Buzzer-beater ends Golden’s boys hoops season abruptly

GOLDEN — Senior Matt Krage became an instant folk hero at Ponderosa High School with a last-second heave Feb. 28. With 2 seconds on the clock and the Mustangs tied 41-41 with No. 2-seeded Golden, … more

Golden defeats rival D’Evelyn in all-Jeffco Sweet 16 showdown

DENVER — Golden senior Mia Johnson picked the perfect time to play her best game of the season. “I knew D’Evelyn’s plan would be to double-down on Abby (Garnett) and Makena (Prey) because … more

Golden holds off Evergreen to win 4A Jeffco title outright

EVERGREEN — The Class 4A Jeffco League boys basketball title is heading back to Golden. “It was a pride thing. We wanted it back,” Golden coach Erik Buehler said of winning the league. … more

Valor edges Golden in top-10 girls basketball match-up

GOLDEN — The reality was simple Feb. 2 at Golden High School. The loser of the Class 4A Jeffco League showdown between Golden and Valor Christian — both ranked in the top-10 of 4A … more

No. 2 Golden undefeated heading into showdown

GOLDEN — Bumps in the road are always expected during the basketball season. While Golden (11-0, 2-0 in Class 4A Jeffco League) remained at No. 2 in the latest 4A girls basketball … more

Pomona wins state title in record-setting championship game

DENVER — Pomona and Eaglecrest put on an offensive show of historic proportion in the Class 5A football state championship game Dec. 2 at Mile High Stadium. When the dust settled, Pomona came away … more

Golden boys rally to defeat Holy Family in top-5 4A clash

GOLDEN — Golden senior Joe Madsen took a calculated risk late in the fourth quarter Thursday night. With less than a minute to play in the Class 4A boys basketball showdown between Golden and Holy … more

Pomona football earns another title shot at Mile High Stadium

AURORA — Pomona is heading back to familiar territory. The No. 4-seeded Panthers defeated No. 8 Grandview 42-20 on Nov. 25 at Legacy Stadium in the Class 5A football state semifinal. The victory … more

Expectations high for Golden boys

GOLDEN — Adam Thistlewood was in tears as he attempted to go through his speech to thank his supporters during a National Letter of Intent signing celebration at Golden High School on Nov. 8. “It … more

Lakewood football shut out in playoff opener

AURORA — Grandview staked claim to the final Class 5A football state quarterfinal spot in convincing fashion Nov. 11 at Legacy Stadium. The No. 8-seeded Wolves shut out No. 9 Lakewood 42-0 to join the other seven 5A football teams that advanced … more

Lakewood’s Emsbo twins going Ivy League as Jeffco athletes commit

LAKEWOOD — The Emsbo twins — Camilla and Kira — are going their separate ways. Lakewood High School’s 6-foot-4 identical twins made their separation official Nov. 8 on the first day of the early National Letter of Intent signing period. … more

State gymnatics: Pomona, A-West, Lakewood and Green Mountain snag titles

THORNTON — Green Mountain senior Ramya Sinha sang the national anthem and then played spoiler on the final day of the 3-day state gymnastics meet at Thornton High School. “I really was (nervous),” Sinha said of singing the anthem Nov. 4. … more

A-West in 5A football state tournament for the first time since 2010

ARVADA — Eaglecrest took care of business Nov. 3 at the North Area Athletic Complex. In the lone top-10 match-up in the final Class 5A football poll, No. 2 Eaglecrest defeated No. 10 Arvada West 35-7 at the NAAC in Arvada. The win … more

D’Evelyn football airs it out in win over Denver West

DENVER — D’Evelyn football showed off it air superiority in a 49-8 victory over Denver West on Oct. 28 at All-City Stadium. “We played our game,” D’Evelyn coach Jeremy Bennett said. “We talked all week about coming out and playing … more

No. 3 Pomona football plows over Chaparral

ARVADA — Pomona senior Kenny Maes put the icing on top of a snowy victory Oct. 26 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Maes returned an interception 91 yards for a touchdown in the final minutes to cap off a 34-0 victory for the Panthers against … more

Golden boys drop postseason opener

ARVADA — The Anemoi — Greek wind gods — weren’t with Golden boys soccer team Oct. 25 at the North Area Athletic Complex. With a strong constant north/northwest wind at the No. 21-seeded Steamboat Springs Sailors’ back during the first … more

Ralston Valley repeats as 5A Jeffco League boys champs

ARVADA — Arvada West and Ralston Valley boys soccer programs have been here before — head-to-head with the Class 5A Jeffco League title on the line. In a must-win situation for Ralston Valley’s postseason and conference championship hopes, … more

Ralston Valley continues winning streak over rival A-West in football

ARVADA — The different between rival high schools separated by 3.5 miles was about 18 inches Oct. 13 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Ralston Valley junior quarterback AJ Jergensen plowed into the end zone from less than a yard out on the … more

Arvada West erases bad regional memories, advances to state

ARVADA — Arvada West’s softball team officially put the past behind them Oct. 14 at Youth Memorial Park. “I don’t think we were really nervous at all compared to last year,” A-West senior Shea Mauser said after the Wildcats punched … more
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