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Jeffco golfers wrap up league play at West Woods Golf Club

ARVADA — The final Jeffco League boys golf tournament of the season had a very different feel than normal Sept. 14 at West Woods Golf Club in Arvada. There was no final gathering of Class 5A and 4A … more

Wheat Ridge softball gets back on track in 4A Jeffco

WHEAT RIDGE — Wheat Ridge’s softball team didn’t have any time to dwell over its first loss of the season. Less than 24 hours after the Farmers — No. 2 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A rankings … more

Lakewood softball grabs five wins at Dave Sanders Tournament

AURORA — Being a little unpredictable and a bit wild can be pretty effective for a softball pitcher. Lakewood junior Destiny Martinez was just that in the circle during the opening round of the … more

Green Mountain toppled by Evergreen in 4A Jeffco opener

LAKEWOOD — Only thing Evergreen sophomore Dillyn Collins might want to work on is her slide into home plate. “We don’t talk about that,” Collins said laughing about her awkward knee first … more

D’Evelyn sweeps Golden in boys tennis action

DENVER — D’Evelyn boys tennis team continued its dominance in Class 4A Jeffco League play Thursday afternoon. The Jaguars swept conference rival Golden 7-0 in the home league match for … more

Hopes for fall Colorado high school football season thwarted

Amid pressure to allow more fall sports, the Colorado High School Activities Association board of directors met Sept. 8 to discuss an adjustment of the previously approved 2020-21 sports calendar, … more

Conifer softball makes a statement with win over Arvada West

ARVADA — Conifer’s young softball team showed its maturity on Aug. 24. The Lobos jumped out to an early 5-0 lead on the road against a historic-rich Arvada West program. The Wildcats rallied, but … more

Chatfield freshmen impressive at D’Evelyn Dash

DENVER — The annual D’Evelyn Dash Cross Country Invite looks a lot different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With new guidelines restricting the number of teams and runners allowed at … more

No. 9 Chatfield no-hits Golden on the softball diamond

LITTLETON — When Jen Lazzeri took over the softball program in 2017 she knew then that her 2021 senior class was something special. “This senior class is one of the best ever to come through … more

No. 1 Columbine softball begins 5A state title defense

LITTLETON — The last time Columbine’s softball team was on the diamond the Rebels were celebrating the program’s first state champion. A 7-1 victory over Fossil Ridge on Oct. 26 at Aurora … more

Jeffco coaches and athletes adjust to a pandemic season

The Golden Demons High School football team members had just showed up to their first week of training camp on Aug. 3 when coaches, led by Head Coach Jared Yannacito, huddled their players up. … more

Lakewood senior Ryan Liao tames Raccoon Creek with round of 66

LITTLETON — Nothing like a short putt for eagle to really spark an impressive round on the golf course. Lakewood senior Ryan Liao — three-time Class 5A boys golf state qualifier — drained an … more

Football, three other Mines fall sports postponed to spring

For the first time in more than 100 years, there will be no football at School of Mines this fall. Instead, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (of which Mines is a member) is hoping games can be … more

Cycling event survives with move to Castle Rock

Dave Muscianisi did not know if he would be able to put on the Colorado Junior Cup in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-year-old youth cycling competition is typically held in Bailey after … more

Coronavirus changes world of sports recruiting

Coronavirus has impacted Colorado sports — high school, college and professional — and the future is also uncertain. Recruiting of high school athletes has to be adjusted since the Colorado High … more

Metro-Denver club football league proposed for fall

The announcement that the Colorado High School Activities Association would not play football this fall has stirred a response from those not happy with the decision. There is a move to initiate a … more

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more

Sports Illustrated honors local prep athletes

Sports Illustrated has unveiled its watch list for its 2020 high school All-American team and eight players are from Colorado schools. Three of the players were tight ends and two were from Heritage … more

Some Colorado high school sports cleared for fall play

Boys golf, softball and boys tennis have been given approval to begin play this fall, the Colorado High School Activities Association announced July 31. The sports can begin practice, the association … more

Athletics up and running in Jeffco schools

For high school athletes like Luke Loehding, in previous summers, “getting to prepare for our football season is an opportunity that many of us took for granted,” he said. But this year, for … more
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