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Lacrosse player not holding back on hope

Highlands Ranch senior Shaylah Devlin took a class in forensic science, which piqued her interest in solving crimes. Devlin, who plays girls lacrosse for the Rock Canyon co-op team, has had no … more

Spring sports must weather the storms

Springtime in the Rockies usually means unpredictable weather and rescheduled games, matches and meets for high school teams. And rescheduling postponed events isn’t as easy as it might seem. … more

Youth coach honored by National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Scott McDoniel, of Highlands Ranch, was named the 2019 youth coach of the year by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame-Colorado Chapter selected. McDoniel is the head coach for Golden Eagle Wrestling … more

Mountain Vista catcher having a ball

Grant Magill loves what he is doing. Magill is a senior catcher for the Mountain Vista baseball team. “I love catching,” said Magill. “It really gets fun when I have a good pitcher who is … more

Pugh, Horan in good company with honor

Local products Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, members of the U.S. women’s soccer team, joined an impressive assembly of people on April 3 when they each accepted Denver Challenge Coins and … more

Off the grid to the diamond

Lance Opp has signed a letter of intent to play football next fall at Colorado State-Pueblo, but in the meantime, the Highlands Ranch senior is concentrating on baseball. Opp, 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, … more

Colorado Community Media All-South Metro Boys Basketball Team

Kobe Sanders, Chaparral Class: Junior Height: 6-0 Did you know? He stepped up to take over the team's leadership role and was the leading scorer with a 16.3 average for the state runner-up. Julian … more

Colorado Community Media All-South Metro Girls Basketball Team

Jana Van Gytenbeek, Cherry Creek Class: Junior Height: 5-7 Did you know? The clutch player for the state champion Bruins led the Centennial League with an 18.0 scoring and 5.1 assist average. Kasey … more

Twin sisters have thrill of being on two state title teams

State championships should never be taken for granted. They are just too hard to attain. Twin sisters Eliza and Nicole Hill, however, have been on two state championship teams in the last 12 months. … more

Colorado roots shape game of premier women’s golfer

Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest won the 2018 women’s NCAA golf championship and then soared to No. 1 in the women’s World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR), which she has held for 23 weeks dating back … more

Pentathlete takes national record

Valor Christian senior Anna Hall can do almost everything as a track and field athlete. She recently set a national high school record for the pentathlon but that event doesn't exist in Colorado high … more

South Metro Wrestler of the Year: Cohlton Schultz ends amazing preps career

During his senior season at Ponderosa High School, Cohlton Schultz didn't leave behind any doubts that he is one of the best-ever Colorado high school wrestlers. Schultz won his fourth consecutive … more

Vista, Legend take game to Arizona diamonds

Now that the winter sports season is over and driveway is finally clear of snow, it is time to catch up on a few other things. First off, the Mountain Vista and Legend baseball teams displayed good … more

Lending a hand deserves applause

It was late in the third period of the state semifinal game against eventual state champion Regis Jesuit when Alex Harlan set up Chaparral’s best scoring chance of the contest. The Chaparral senior … more

Cable, Stenstrom take honors

Franny Cable and Lindsay Stenstrom have a lot in common. Both are heading to major universities next fall on swimming and diving scholarships and both are focused on their sports. And both were … more

At 92, he’s not about to slow his row

Dean Smith has won another national and world championship. No, I’m obviously not referring to the late legendary former North Carolina basketball coach who captured two NCAA titles with the Tar … more

Golden Eagles, Grizzlies fall in Final Four

Mountain Vista lost its shooting touch and ThunderRidge lost the handle on the ball too many times as both boys basketball teams lost semifinal games in the Class 5A state tournament on March 8 at … more

Falcons come up just short

A sweet season ended on a sour note for the Highlands Ranch girls basketball team during a semifinal game of the Class 5A state tournament on March 7 at the Denver Coliseum. Cherry Creek, a fourth … more

Young bowler wins state title in unsanctioned sport

Tyler Seeley recently won a state championship but hardly anybody noticed. Seeley, a junior who attends Legend High School, is a bowler who captured the boys Colorado High School Bowling Federation … more

Despite semifinal loss, Chaparral's play speaks volumes on the ice

It was easy for Chaparral hockey coach Ryan Finnefrock to recall a meeting two years ago. That was when it was finalized that hockey players from Legend, Ponderosa and Chaparral would create a co-op … more
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