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E-sports proposal could see kids get inside and play

It has almost become run-of-the-mill these days to tune into the news on television or car radio to hear about some decision that leaves you shaking your head. The National Federation of State High … more

Mountain Vista captures baseball crown

Mountain Vista was determined to prove that one loss does not define a season. The Golden Eagles suffered their first loss of the season in an 8-1 setback to Arapahoe during the first game of the … more

Cherry Creek wins state girls golf title

Coach Randy Smith spent a lot of time for two days watching the persistence of his Cherry Creek girls golf team. The Bruins, three strokes back of Regis Jesuit and two behind Grandview after the … more

Valor loses to Windsor in state soccer finale

There is a pretty convincing reason why Alexandria Daws was one of the captains on the Valor Christian girls soccer team. First of all, Daws is one of only four seniors on the 22-player Eagles … more

Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout … more

State track and field: How they finished

Results for south metro athletes in the finals of the state track meet, which was held May 17-19 at Jeffco Stadium. Girls Class 5A 3200 run: 1. Jenna Fitzsimmons, Mountain Vista, 10:35.09; … more

South metro area swimmers post strong showings at state

Cherry Creek was third at the Class 5A state swimming championship to lead all teams from the south metro area. The Bruins finished with 208.50 points, which was 82 points shy of state champion Regis … more

Valor girls claim track title

Valor Christian coach Brian Kula knew his girls track team had the ability to be a championship contender. He was right: The Eagles captured the Class 4A state title. Valor's team title was the … more

Valor Christian advances to girls soccer title game

Valor Christian advanced to the Class 4A state championship game with a semifinal victory on May 19, but Mountain Vista and Rock Canyon lost 5A semifinal games. Valor, the second seed in the 4A state … more

Golfer demonstrates unpredictability of game

It’s been said many times that golf is an unpredictable sport that requires plenty of mental grit. For myself, golf has always been pretty predictably bad, with a few good shots and holes but very … more

Local teams set for state baseball tournament

After regional tournaments May 12 and 13, teams are set to compete in the Class 3A, 4A and 5A double-elimination portion of the state baseball tournaments. Mountain Vista, Arapahoe, Heritage and Rock … more

Cherry Creek girls capture tennis crown

Tennis is in the blood of Cherry Creek's freshman twin sisters Eliza and Nicole Hill. It's something natural for them because the family has played and watched a lot of tennis. The sisters helped the … more

Top teams advance in girls lacrosse playoffs

The high school girls lacrosse season is in its home stretch and play has narrowed the field to the eight teams in the May 16 state tournament quarterfinals. The match-ups for the quarterfinal games … more

Warriors advance to boys lacrosse semifinals

Arapahoe was the lone south metro area boys lacrosse team remaining in the state playoffs, and the Warriors were scheduled to play a May 16 semifinal game against a familiar foe in Kent Denver. The … more

Area teams advance in girls soccer playoffs

Mountain Vista and Rock Canyon won close second-round matches on May 11 to advance to the quarterfinals of the girls Class 5A soccer playoffs. Quarterfinal matches were scheduled to be held May 16, … more

State golf features local players

Cherry Creek, Highlands Ranch, Rock Canyon and Valor Christian were south metro schools that qualified four-player teams for the girls state golf tournaments scheduled for May 21 and 22. The 5A … more

Broncos wide receiver energized by offseason moves

When Emmanuel Sanders returned from vacation to start the Denver Broncos' offseason training program, he went straight to the team store and loved what he saw. Hanging off the racks were No. 4 Case … more

On campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The boys and girls track teams hosted the Highlands Ranch Memorial track meet at Echo Park Automotive Stadium on May 5. The girls were the first-place team and the boys … more

Girls state tennis matches set

Girls tennis will usher in the first of the state championships for spring sports. The 5A state tournament will be held at the Gates Tennis Center, 150 Clayton Lane in Denver, with matches set to … more

Growing up around baseball gave players solid footing in game

For young athletes to succeed and advance in any sport, it takes athletic ability, desire and hard work. Plus, the culture in which young athletes are brought up can have an impact on their chances … more
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