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D’Evelyn battles Columbine in 4A/5A Jeffco soccer showdown

LAKEWOOD — It didn’t take long for Columbine to find its scoring touch on the soccer pitch this spring season. The Rebels — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A girls soccer preseason poll — …
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Ralston Valley sophomore Brooklyn Seymour (14) drives on Horizon senior Sam Deem during the first half Feb. 26 during the Sweet 16 Class 5A girls basketball state playoff game. Ralston Valley saw its season come to an end with a 58-40 loss. It ended a string of four straight state quarterfinal appearances for the Mustangs.

Ralston Valley comes up short on making fifth straight Great 8

THORNTON — Experience paid dividends for Horizon on Feb. 26. The No. 7-seeded Hawks leaned on their eight seniors to earn a fourth straight trip to the Great 8 of Class 5A girls basketball state …
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Young bowler wins state title in unsanctioned sport

Tyler Seeley recently won a state championship but hardly anybody noticed. Seeley, a junior who attends Legend High School, is a bowler who captured the boys Colorado High School Bowling Federation …
Jefferson freshman Angelo Lozado gets a lift from Jefferson coach Oscar Fonseca after Lozado did something no Saint wrestler had ever done. Lozado became the first freshman at Jefferson to win an individual state wrestling championship. He took a 6-3 victory over Eaton senior Toby Gavette in the Class 3A 113-pound championship bout Feb. 23 at Pepsi Center.

Jefferson marches to a pair of state wrestling titles

DENVER — Angelo Lozado made history last Saturday night at Pepsi Center. Lozado became the first freshman at Jefferson to ever win an individual wrestling state title. He defeated Eaton senior Toby …
Alameda junior Luis Miera, center, is surrounded by D’Evelyn’s Sam Belmonte (21), Conor Sampson (4) and Evan Willis (33) during the Class 4A boys basketball first-round game Feb. 20 at Alameda International Junior/Senior High School. The Pirates pulled out a 38-36 win to get a home playoff victory for the first time in nearly two decades.

Alameda’s boys hoops scores historic postseason victory

LAKEWOOD — No current Alameda International boys basketball players were even alive the last time the Pirates won a playoff game on their home court. However, the Pirates successfully turned back …

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Three-sport athlete is rare example in current times

Collin Romero doesn’t feel like an icon or whatever you call a role model these days. The Rock Canyon senior is a three-sport athlete, and these competitors are becoming harder to find in this age …
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Ralston Valley senior Tori Sayers, second from the left, greets Arapahoe senior and state diving champion Franny Cable as divers take the podium. Sayers placed 10th and Ralston Valley sophomore Izzy Gregersen, third place on podium, medaled during diving competition at the Class 5A girls swimming state meet Saturday, Feb. 9, at VMAC in Thornton. Ralston Valley junior Payton Roberts placed 12th.

Jeffco Standout Performers for the week of Feb. 14

Orlondo Aguilar, Alameda The senior power forward ended his high school career with a double-double in a 60-44 win against Riverdale Ridge. He had 10 points (six for six on free throws), with …
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Standout performers: Jefferson County athletes for the week of Feb. 7

Maddy Hubych, Lakewood High School The six-foot senior helped lift the Tigers over Jeffco foes Columbine, with a 21-point and 12 rebound performance on Feb. 2. Lakewood came away with the …

Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 18

Christaana Angelopulos, Arvada West As the team's leadoff hitter, the shortstop Angelopulos went 5-for-5 with a home run on the first pitch of the Oct. 13 regional playoff game against Mountain …
Jefferson junior quarterback Devon Kemp (21) finds himself one-on-one with Platte Canyon junior Brandon Patterson (52) during the Class 1A Foothills League game Oct. 6 at Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood. Kemp threw a touchdown pass to senior Kurvonte Rice in the second quarter, but it was the lone score for the Saints in a 32-6 loss to the Huskies.
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Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 11

Danny Kingman, Lakewood The senior number 2 singles player became a Region 5 champ on Oct. 3. Kingman and a few of his teammates now move on to the Oct. 11-13 5A state tennis …

Ralston Valley senior Cort Johnson (4) drives toward the net as Columbine senior Connor Watz (16) tries to cut off Johnson's path Sept. 27 at the North Area Athletic Complex in Arvada. Ralston Valley won 3-1.

Jeffco Standouts Performers: Week of Oct. 04

Gabby Seigh, Bear Creek The sophomore utility player (hitting .328) provided just what her team needed, going 2-3 with two RBI’s in the Bear’s Sept. 27 win over Lakewood. Kristin …
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