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Several local players dazzle in Rocky Mountain Showdown

What a game. What a weekend. What a spectacle. And several local players were part of it all. more

Two undefeated teams, one victor at LPS Stadium: Arapahoe vs. Columbine

On Sept. 15th, two undefeated teams, the Arapahoe Warriors and the Columbine Rebels, clashed on the field at LPS Stadium, ending in a victory for the Rebels, scoring 31 points to the Warriors 29. more

Evergreen and Valor capture Jeffco League boys golf team titles

Three down, one to go. more

Falcons softball hosts 6th annual Military Service Appreciation Day

Over the weekend, Highlands Ranch Falcons softball (7-5) hosted its sixth annual military service appreciation day by playing in a doubleheader against the Lewis-Palmer Rangers (8-5) and the Wheat Ridge Farmers (4-8). more

Valor Christian alum visits Kenya ahead of Princeton volleyball debut

Locals may know Erin McNair from her recent volleyball days at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch. As a four-year varsity starter for the Eagles, McNair was the captain of the 29-0, 5A state champion team in 2022.  more

Elizabeth High School girls launch flag football team

The baseball dugout at Elizabeth High School is filled with the sounds of girls discussing stinky cleats, no-show socks and misshapen mouthguards. They’re filled with excitement and optimism. They aren’t there to play baseball; they’re part of the new EHS girls’ flag football team. What began as a group of about nine students has grown to 15. more

South rivalry electrifies LPS stadium

On the first night of September, 2023, onlookers packed the LPS stadium with the colors of their teams and feuding chants, while the Arapahoe Warriors extended their winning streak by defeating the Heritage Eagles 28-7 in the decades-old rivalry game called the Battle for the Milk Jug. more

Mountain Vista bounces back in second game

Heritage lost a hard back and forth battle to Mountain Vista with a final score of 35-34. The match was tirelessly fought in the middle of the field with many turnover-on-downs from both teams. more

Defense overshadows electric local quarterbacks in Week 0

Sure, it’s still 90+ degrees out and it’s the middle of August but it’s officially Week Zero and time to kick off the high school football season. more

Cherry Creek High School athletics set to induct more Hall of Famers

It was hardly four months ago when Cherry Creek High School debuted its inaugural athletic Hall of Fame class at the Curtis Ballroom in Greenwood Village. Another round of inductions will be honored in October. more

CHSAA tweaks playoff seeding index

The state’s high-school playoff pairing system is going to look a little different going forward. more

Valor Christian alum Anna Hall is heptathlon standout at USA Track & Field

Anna Hall likes to have fun when she competes, and the former Valor Christian standout has become one of the world’s leading female heptathlon athletes. more

Meet the Colorado man behind Pepper Pong

“What really my vision for this game was, going back 20 to 25 years, was something that you could play on any surface, and that anybody, regardless of age or ability could jump in and compete and have fun." more

College realignment means different things to ex-prep athletes

The college athletic landscape is going to change in a year’s time. more

Cherry Creek coach Dave Logan on the new-look Buffs

The head football coach at Cherry Creek High School is also a member of eight halls of fame, including the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame. He was a three-sport athlete at Wheat Ridge High School and at the University of Colorado and a draft choice of the Cincinnati Reds. more

Cherry Creek’s Rymer rallies to fight cancer for himself, others

In 2021, Garrett Rymer was having a typical day for any teenager. He was riding his bicycle when he crashed and broke his right arm. He’d have to wear a cast and, when he returned for a checkup, although the bone had healed, he had a weakness in his arm that wouldn’t go away. more

Survey says: ‘Use shot clock for high school basketball’

To loosely paraphrase Shakespeare, “to use a shot clock or not to use a shot clock.” That is the question before the Colorado High School Activities Association. more

55-year-old Castle Rock pitcher finally gets shot at pro baseball

From all-state high school baseball pitcher to pro decades – yes, decades – later, Dan Clemens of Castle Rock is looking back in amazement. As generations have come and gone, at 55 years old, he’s still standing on the mound, which is exactly where he wants to be. more

The 10 must-watch football teams along the Front Range this season

Ahead of the 2023-24 season, we spoke with schools and coaches as well as our cadre of sportswriters, photographers and freelancers to determine our 10 must-watch high school teams of the season. more

Denver Disruptors bicycle racers to roll through Commerce City

Can’t get enough professional sports teams in Colorado? Good. The National Cycling League has you covered. It's bringing an exciting, free professional bicycle race to the Front Range next month. more
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