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Valor Christian's boys basketball team headed into the 2016-17 season with great expectations. The Eagles lived up to them by winning the Class 4A state championship, 68-55 over Lewis-Palmer on March 11. With nine seniors returning from last … more
Rock Canyon boys basketball coach Kent Grams had a dream the night before the Jaguars played Eaglecrest in the Class 5A semifinals at the Denver Coliseum. Unfortunately for Rock Canyon, his dream didn't come true. “I had a dream that Sam … more
It is hard to run an effective offense without a true point guard. Top-seeded Highlands Ranch found that out March 3 when the Falcons were upset by No. 9 seed Lakewood, 61-49, in the March 3 quarterfinals of the Class 5A state tournament at the … more
ThunderRidge and boys basketball coach Joe Ortiz will once again be in a state tournament Final Four game. The Grizzles, the second seeded in the tournament bracket, ended a 23-game winning streak by Chatfield with a 72-64 Class 5A quarterfinal … more
Rock Canyon junior Sam Masten remembers watching Chaparral's Josh Adams' last-second tip-in that beat Arapahoe in overtime 69-67 in the 2012 Class 5A state championship game at the Coors Events Center. Masten had a key role in a last-second … more
The Highlands Ranch girls basketball team rolled to an 83-38 victory over Continental League rival ThunderRidge in a second-round Class 5A playoff game Feb. 24 in the Falcons' gym. That's a 33-point improvement over a league game on Feb. 3, when … more
Rock Canyon, ranked sixth in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A basketball poll, needed somebody to step up. It was 6-foot-6 senior JT Bley who made two game-deciding plays for Rock Canyon in crunch time as the host Jaguars won the Continental League boys … more
Josh Chetwynd grew up playing baseball but he’s now a member of Colorado’s best curling team. “I played Division I college baseball at Northwestern University in the Big 10,” said Chetwynd. “After that I played a year of independent … more
Cherry Creek's hockey team donned hard hats in the third period and pulled out a 3-0 Foothills Conference victory over Mountain Vista on Jan. 20 at Family Sports Center in Centennial. Creek, ranked third in the CHSAANow.com poll, scored three … more
Athletes like Kiara Jasunas and Holley Dennis sometimes feel they have been left high and dry as high school swimmers. There are 29 girls swimming teams in the north, south and west metro areas covered by Colorado Community Media, but only four … more
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