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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

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

Golden grad and Arvada native Yul Moldauer headed to Tokyo for US Gymnastics

Getting started- I was at my friend’s house when I was about seven years old. My mom couldn’t come pick me up yet and my friend’s mom was like “hey, why don’t you come to the gym and just … more

Golf caddie earns full scholarship to CU

Zachary Janczak didn’t come from a golf family. They weren’t country clubbers or even weekend duffers. But a couple of years ago, a chat with a friend sparked an interest in becoming a caddie. … 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

NAAC stadium managers serve on groundbreaking U.S. Open crew

A.J. Hill was the only woman on the maintenance team at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open. This year, at the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, she was joined by 28 female … 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

Quest for first boys lacrosse state title comes up just short

ENGLEWOOD — Evergreen’s boys lacrosse team was six minutes away from hoisting the Class 4A state trophy June 22 at Englewood High School. The Cougars had scored four unanswered goals to grab a … more

Golden has season ended in state quarterfinals

By ARVADA — Golden reminded the rest of the Class 4A boys lacrosse state tournament field on Tuesday, June 15, that the Demons are still the defending state champions. No. 5-seeded Golden dominated … more

Jeffco Athletics inducts HOF classes of 2020 and 2021

WHEAT RIDGE — Eight new members of Jeffco Public Schools’ Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted on Wednesday, June 9, at The Vista at Applewood. Due to COVID, the Class of 2020 and 2021 were both … more

Arvada holds 22nd Kids Fishing Tournament

For the 22nd year, the City of Arvada hosted its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on June 12, an event for children aged 14 and under to fish for prizes at the Arvada-Blunn Reservoir. This year's event … more

Baseball coach EJ Mapps leaves a lasting legacy at Pomona

ARVADA — EJ Mapps coached his final game Thursday, June 10, on the baseball field that bares his late father’s name — Bart Mapps Field. After 32 years at Pomona High School — 28 years as the … more

D’Evelyn baseball closes strong to grab No. 8 seed

GOLDEN — D’Evelyn baseball continued to build some momentum heading into the postseason Tuesday, June 8, at Golden High School. The Jaguars (11-4 record) finished out the Class 4A Jeffco League … more

Jeffco athletes take court for 5A state

No. 1 Chatfield baseball survives rival Dakota Ridge

LITTLETON — In the 90-degree heat Saturday afternoon, top-ranked Chatfield sweated out 7-6 victory over Class 5A Jeffco League rival Dakota Ridge. “It was crazy, but that’s Jeffco baseball,” … more

No. 1 Evergreen girls soccer edges D’Evelyn to stay atop 4A Jeffco

ARVADA — Evergreen’s girls soccer team is one win away from capturing another Class 4A Jeffco League champion title. “League title would be huge for us,” Evergreen senior Myla Stewart said … more

CHSAA releases Season D playoff schedule

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association released thke playoff formats and sites for the so-called Season D lineup of sports -- girls tennis, boys and girls lacrosse, boys swimming … more

Ralston Valley wins a close one

The Ralston Valley Mustangs led most of the league game against home team Lakewood on June 5, but a three-run seventh inning by the Tigers suddenly tied things up to force an eigth inning. In the … more

Jacobs Fore benefit golf tournament coming to Fort Lupton

The city of Fort Lupton, Jacobs and the business community are co-sponsoring the 2021 Jacobs Fore Youth Benefit Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 20, at Coyote Creek Golf Course. The tourney raises … more
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