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All-league soccer picks announced

Continental League boys soccer co-champions Regis Jesuit and Legend dominated the all-league first team that was released Nov. 1 Regis placed five players on the first team and Legend four. Cole … more

Eagles will field a young team on the court

Sweat flowed freely as Heritage boys basketball coach Jentry Byleveld pushed the pace at the Nov. 15 basketball practice. “We are young, inexperienced and untried so we will play an up-tempo style … more

Teams head back to the mats

Once again this season, Castle View and Ponderosa appear to have the top wrestling teams among schools from the south metro area. The two schools have a combined three state champions, two state runners-up and a third-place wrestler returning to … more

Pirates girls prepare for hoops season

The sound of basketballs being dribbled echoed off the Englewood High School gymnasium walls during a practice session as the young Pirate girls basketball team prepared for the upcoming season. “We are a very young team this season, as almost … more

Roy Halladay left good memories through years in baseball

Ralston Valley baseball coach Brad Madden grew up playing baseball with Roy Halladay. It didn’t take Madden long to realize that Halladay, who was his teammate at Arvada West, was a special player. Halladay, 40, was killed Nov. 7 when the … more

Bruins take second at state volleyball tourney

Cherry Creek finished second at the Nov. 10-11 Class 5A State Volleyball Championships at the Denver Coliseum. “I am so proud of our girls," Bruins coach Sally Moos said after the Nov. 11 finals against Castle View. “Our play together as a … more

Stellar season comes to end for Lions

The Littleton High School soccer team earned a spot in the school record book as they were league champions for the first time since 1973. “This was a very good season for us,” Lions coach Pedja Vajzovic said. “We started the season with … more

Valor, Creek roll to first-round football wins

Valor Christian and Cherry Creek, two schools that have had success over the years in the state football playoffs, notched Class 5A first-round wins on Nov. 10. Top-seeded and defending state champion Valor, which is seeking its eighth state … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Arapahoe The volleyball team lost 3-1 to Rocky Mountain and 3-0 to Ralston Valley in the Region 8 tournament on Nov. 4 and saw its season end with a 12-13 record. It was the first losing season … more

Arapahoe County: Standout Performers

Anna George, Cherry Creek Competing for the Creek gymnastics team, the senior tied for first place in the 5A individual vault Nov. 4 at the state meet with a 9.950 but lost the tiebreaker to … more

Volleyball leaps in popularity in Colorado

Volleyball is a sport that I never connected with, probably because of my introduction decades ago in elementary school. Half of the physical education class was stationed on each side of the net and I never was able to touch the ball. So obviously … more

Mustangs, Bruins fare well at state gymnastics

Ponderosa finished seventh and Cherry Creek finished eighth in the team standings at the Nov. 2 Class 5A state gymnastics meet at Thornton High School. Pomona won its third straight first-place trophy with a score of 188.075. Ponderosa finished … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Arapahoe The football team (2-7 overall and 1-3 in the Mountain Massive League) ends the season with a Nov. 4 game against Smoky Hill at Littleton Public Schools Stadium. The Warriors will be … more

Arapahoe County: Standout Performers

Zach Westerman, Arapahoe The junior scored all three goals in the soccer team's 3-0 win over Monarch in an Oct. 26 first-round Class 5A state playoff game. Josiah Trawick, Littleton Trawick, … more

Football a kick for high schooler off to Baylor

Issac Power gave up kicking a soccer ball when he was a freshman at Ponderosa. Instead, he started booting a football. Power is now one of the best punters, kickoff specialists and placekickers in the state as a senior and will be a punter in the … more

Littleton junior third at state cross country meet

Littleton’s Addi Iken finished seventh at the 2016 state Class 4A cross country meet and on Oct. 28 she fulfilled her desire to return to state this year and improve her finish as she came in third in the field of 153 4A girls entered in the meet … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Arapahoe The soccer team ended the Centennial League regular season with a 5-1 win over Overland on Oct. 17 to finish in a three-way tie for first place. Arapahoe, Cherry Creek and Grandview were … more

Arapahoe County: Standout Performers

Cameron Gail, Arapahoe The junior scored three goals Oct. 17 in a 5-1 soccer victory over Overland to end the Centennial League regular season. Alex Padilla, Cherry Creek The junior … more

Cross country could be path to lead country

Tiya Chamberlin, a junior captain on the Wheat Ridge girls cross country team, has a suggestion for politicians to help relieve the current turmoil in Washington, D.C. “I think what would calm all the politicians is if they would just go for a … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Arapahoe The football team, 1-6 overall, has three regular season games remaining against Boulder, Grandview and Smoky Hill. The Warriors have a combined 7-4 record against those teams, with the … more
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