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On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, top-ranked in the CHSAANow.com poll, jumped to a 13-2 lead and notched a 65-49 victory over No. 2 Regis Jesuit on Feb. 12. Kasey Neubert led the team … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, top-ranked in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, saw Jamie Bain score 13 points, while Autumn Watts and Kasey Neubert each added 12 in a 59-34 win over … more

She's the team's 'spirit leader'

Mara Powner is a true point guard. A coach on the floor who rarely misses minutes in a game, Powner prides herself on passing. Powner sets the tone for the team in most games, and is usually the one … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, the new top-ranked squad in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, pulled away from Fossil Ridge to post a 57-24 victory on Jan. 28 as senior Jamie Bain scored … more

Valor swimmer making waves

Lindsay Stenstrom has been following in the athletic footsteps of her family and insists there has not been any pressure. Stenstrom's mother Lori is a former Valor Christian girls swimming coach and … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, second in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, took charge early and raced to a 63-25 Continental League win over Legend on Jan. 23. Kasey Neubert led the … more

Hall-of-Famer Halladay ‘never ceased to amaze’

Roy Halladay gained fame wearing a Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies baseball uniform, but in these parts he looked very familiar in purple-shaded Arvada West baseball garb. The late … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls basketball team, ranked No. 2 in the Jan. 14 CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, rolled to a 90-25 romp over Douglas County on Jan. 15 as senior Kasey Neubert scored 27 points. … more

Up here, there's no fear

ThunderRidge senior diver Gretchen Wensuc has done her best not to feel like a football placekicker. Kickers often practice by themselves and participate with the rest of the team during special team … more

Wrestler grappled with choice of sports

Valor Christian senior Jake Welch is a wrestler who plays golf. Or just maybe he is a golfer who wrestles in the winter. After all, he is an honors student who is going to Colorado School of Mines to … more

An ice experience

Colorado high school hockey has taken its game to the next level, coaches and players say. Athletes playing in the Colorado High School Activities Association’s hockey leagues are more skilled and … more

South Metro football players of the year: McCaffrey, Zemla soared with the Eagles

Luke McCaffrey and Ethan Zemla were dual threats for the state champion Valor Christian football team and headline the Colorado Community Media All-South Metro football team. The 26-player team was … more

Chaparral, Valor athletes share volleyball honors

Chaparral’s Julianna Dalton was switched this season from an outside hitter to the middle, the position that Valor Christian’s Anna Davis plays. Dalton and Davis were standout volleyball players … more

LeCompte, Hedges are softball standouts

Amanda Hedges was the hitting leader and Zoey LeCompte handled the pitching. Those two players were the standouts and two of the best players in the south metro area during the softball season. … more

Arapahoe athletes share soccer honor

Arapahoe won the Class 5A boys state soccer championship using opportunistic offense and a stingy defense. A lot of different players contributed to the team's success, but it was Cameron Gail who … more

Valor wins eighth football title

The Valor Christian football team was once again playing in a state championship game on Dec. 1 at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. In that game, Valor completed an undefeated 14-win season and captured … more

Parkour creates caring community

Ken Arrington, founder of parkour gym Path Movement, knows that parkour — in which athletes often scale walls, make 9-foot leaps and traverse rails 10 feet off the ground — has a bad reputation … more

Valor advances to title game

The Valor Christian-Grandview clash for a spot in the Class 5A state football championship game came down to the wire as the Eagles bested the Wolves 31-29 in the game played Nov. 24 at Legacy … more

Lutheran captures 3A volleyball crown

Lutheran was the top-seeded team in the Class 3A state volleyball tournament Nov. 8-10 at the Denver Coliseum, but the Lions had one big hurdle to overcome. That hurdle was Eaton, the five-time … more

Valor takes 5A volleyball title

Senior Courtney Lane summed up the four-year journey of the Valor Christian girls volleyball program after the Eagles wrapped up the state championship with a 3-1 win over top-seeded Chaparral on … more
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