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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 …
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Dakota Ridge senior quarterback Ben Gultig (2), had a stellar season on the football field, but also played in 21 varsity basketball games as a junior.

For some, the more sports the merrier

Multi-sport competitors used to be prominent in Colorado high school athletics, but their ranks have been decreasing in recent years. More young athletes are specializing in one sport, often because …

Start of winter high school sports pushed back

Coaches for Season B sports had been looking over their shoulders for about a month, waiting to find out if their teams would be able to play as originally scheduled. Then, word came down Dec. 7 that …
Cherry Creek players celebrate Gunnar Helm's first-quarter TD against Pomona on Saturday at Stutler Bowl in Greenwood Village. (Michael Hicks)

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 …
Golden High School senior Marla Goodspeed, who was a key part of the Demons’ run to the Class 4A state softball championship game in 2019, signed her National Letter of Intent with Oregon Tech on Nov. 11.

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 …

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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 …
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