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The 800-meter run is not a sprint and it’s not a distance race. It’s a hybrid. It takes speed, stamina, grit and a high threshold for pain to succeed in the 800, which is often referred to as a middle-distance race. In short, the 800 — … more
If ThunderRidge junior Katherine Stanley didn't believe in second chances, she does now after facing Mountain Vista in a Continental League soccer game. A scoreless tie after regulation sent the match, which was played March 28 on a cold, rainy … more
The position of catcher is not easy on the body. Players take their lumps with foul tips, flung bats and plays at home plate with a base runner charging toward them. And, of course, there’s the squatting catchers must do, keeping their knees … more
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
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