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A momentum changer leads to a Cherry Creek 5A semifinal football win

GREENWOOD VILLAGE - All Chase Penry was looking for was a shot. A chance the 6-foot-2, 200-pound senior wide receiver almost didn't get, but a holding penalty by his team opened the door. Top-seeded … more

Signing day for Jeffco student athletes

Wednesday, Nov. 11 was an official signing day for high school athletes to formalize their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. The following is a district-provided list of the … more

Looking hard for good things as a hard year ends

As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us … more

Loveland Ski Area’s Opening Day generates joy among visitors, staff

After a Stay-at-Home order, wildfires and public land closures, skiers and snowboarders could hardly contain their excitement to return to the slopes when Loveland Ski Area opened for the 2020-21 … more

Pomona wins 5A Jeffco League title by edging rival Columbine

LAKEWOOD — Two huge offensive plays and a gritty defense is what it took for Pomona to claim the Class 5A Jeffco League title Friday, Nov. 13, at Jeffco Stadium. Pomona — No. 3 in the final … more

Ralston Valley corrals victory against rival Arvada WestJeffco Public Schools

ARVADA — Ralston Valley senior Devin McNearney put the finishing touches on what was likely the final game of the season at the North Area Athletic Complex for the Mustangs. McNearney intercepted a … more

Big plays lift Bear Creek football to win over Wheat Ridge

LAKEWOOD — It appeared the only thing that could stop Bear Creek senior Adrian Valenzuela from finding the end zone were penalty flags Nov. 6 at Jeffco Stadium. The big playmaker for the Bears … more

Dakota Ridge turns it on in the second half against Golden

LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge senior Max Hart was able to get back into an old position on the football field Nov. 7 at Jeffco Stadium. “I just don’t like being off the field too much,” Hart said. … more

Pomona dominates early in win against Mullen

ARVADA — Pomona linebacker Juju Howard had a late birthday celebration Nov. 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Howard picked up a loose football off a bad snap on Mullen’s 25-yard line midway … more

New Chatfield quarterback guides Chargers to win over Golden

LAKEWOOD — Chatfield sophomore Mason Lowe has gone from receiver to running back to quarterback in the span of four weeks. Chatfield starting quarterback senior Ethan Delfino suffered an injury … more

No. 1 Dakota Ridge football soars through the rain in win versus Standley Lake

LAKEWOOD — The newly tagged No. 1 football team in Class 4A didn’t have an issue with the new weight on its shoulders Oct. 22. Dakota Ridge — top-ranked 4A team in the CHSAANow.com rankings … more

Golden woman runs 278 miles over 56 hours to win unique race

A lot of trips to Tennessee revolve around visiting Graceland or the Grand Ole Opry. But last week Golden's Courtney Dauwalter went down to the Volunteer State with an entirely different kind of … more

Pomona’s defense stays perfect with second straight shutout win

LAKEWOOD — In a shortened prep football season with a 6-game regular season and eight teams qualifying for the postseason there is no room for error. “We just have to keep plowing ahead,” … more

Columbine rumbles past Arvada West in home opener

LAKEWOOD — Columbine junior Wes Jones is the Rebels’ latest multiple dimensional player. The junior had a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown and interception on defense — not to mention … more

Chatfield survives scare against Wheat Ridge in 4A Jeffco opener

LAKEWOOD — One big offensive pass play and a defensive stop on the final play of the game Saturday afternoon allowed Chatfield to grab its first win of the season. “It came down to that last play … more

State semifinal heartbreak for Jeffco softball teams

AURORA — The strange and different softball season due to COVID-19 came to a close Saturday, Oct. 10, for Chatfield, Wheat Ridge and D’Evelyn. The three top teams in Class 5A and 4A Jeffco all … more

Late-game heroics give Green Mountain win over Northridge

LAKEWOOD — Prep football in Colorado is back. Thursday, Oct. 8, marked the opening day for Week 1 of the prep football season. Green Mountain — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 3A preseason … more

Green Mountain senior Graham Tuohy-Gaydos pulls off three-peat

ARVADA — Green Mountain senior Grahm Tuohy-Gaydos and Evergreen senior Sarah Allen have made the most of their opportunities so far this cross country season. Tuohy-Gaydos and Allen claimed the … more

D’Evelyn softball finishes regular season with 15-1 record

CONIFER — D’Evelyn softball closed out its regular season in style Sept. 30. The Jaguars — No. 2 seed for the in the Class 4A state tournament — jumped out to an early double-digit lead on … more

After season nearly postponed, local teams gearing up for fall football

“Helmets off, masks on” yelled Golden High School football coach Jared Yannacito as the team got set to begin their stretches at the start of their second practice of the season on Sept. 25. It's … more
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