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Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …

Douglas County guard says sinking shots is the point

What Jaeton Hackley believes is the best part of basketball is probably the same for most players. “Seeing the ball through the hoop is the best part of basketball in my opinion,” said Hackley, …
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Cyclists pass each other on the Clear Creek Trail.

Rounding up the cycling trails

’Tis the season for two-wheeled adventure.  Lucy Hanna said she’s just visiting but couldn’t wait to hop on a bike — a loaner from her niece Claire — and check out the Clear Creek Trail.  …
Mountain Vista baseball players show off their new banner and trophy after winning the 5A State Championship 3-2 against Valor Christian on June 25 at All-Star Park in Lakewood.

Mountain Vista, Ponderosa capture baseball titles

Mountain Vista and Ponderosa claimed state baseball championships in different ways. The Golden Eagles used strong pitching performances and smart base running to edge Valor Christian, 3-2, in the …
Cherry Creek junior Riley Stewart was a four-time winner at the June 24-26 state track meet at Jeffco Stadium. She ran on Creek’s winning 3,200 relay team, won the 800 meters, 3,200 meters and 1,600 meters with a state meet record time.

Valor wins state in girls 5A track

Valor Christian track coach Brian Kula had a good feeling about this season, and the girls track team turned the hopes of their coach into a state championship. The Eagles won the Class 5A girls …
Douglas County’s boys volleyball team reacts to their straight sets victory to defeat Legend in the State Championship. The combined team representing Douglas County, Castle View and Lutheran took Eaglecrest, also in straight sets, earlier in the day on June 26. The state tournament took place at Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch.

Teams line up as champions

Mountain Vista’s boys lacrosse team continued its dramatic march to the Colorado state championship. The Golden Eagles played their third straight playoff overtime game, and this win was the most …

Sebastian Wolff of Heritage won the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke on June 24 at the Class 5A boys state swimming and diving championships.

Creek takes state swimming championship

It was the first event of the finals on June 24 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton but it inspired Cherry Creek to capture the Class 5A boys state swimming championship. Creek’s …
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Boys wrestling rankings

MONUMENT -- Here are the latest boys wrestling rankings from On the Mat Magazine: Class 3A 113 pounds: 2. Daniel Soto, Jefferson. 18. Donovan Birmingham, Fort Lupton. 120 pounds: 12. Andrew …
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