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Highlands Ranch junior Jenna Chun was in 13th place after an opening-round 83 on May 22. In the final round the next day, however, she carded the lowest round of the tournament with a 1-under-par 71 to climb into a playoff to determine the Class 5A … more
Rock Canyon senior Amelia Lee sounded a lot like a spokesperson for all the girls who qualified to play in the state golf tournament. "The state tournament is the last tournament of the year so … more
A sand trap placed in a troublesome position in the fairway or around the green can be a feared hazard in golf. Most professional golfers have learned how to expertly deal with sand traps, or bunkers, but many amateurs try to avoid them to keep … more
Ponderosa has a co-op boys swimming team that includes athletes from that school, plus Chaparral, Legend, Lutheran and home-schooled students. This season, the Mustangs are a formidable team ranked fifth in Class 5A by PrepSwimCo.com. “We're … more
It might not look like a game of rock-paper-scissors when two players trot to the center of the field for a faceoff in boys lacrosse, but that’s a complicated form of what it is. The player who has the better plan to counter the other … more
The 800-meter run is not a sprint and it’s not a distance race. It’s a hybrid. It takes speed, stamina, grit and a high threshold for pain to succeed in the 800, which is often referred to as a middle-distance race. In short, the 800 — … more
Ponderosa senior Maddie Gabel embraces the challenge of being a leader at soccer while Lutheran coach Jim Pereira is hoping to watch senior leadership finally surface later this season on his soccer team. Both Ponderosa and Lutheran have been … more
The position of catcher is not easy on the body. Players take their lumps with foul tips, flung bats and plays at home plate with a base runner charging toward them. And, of course, there’s the squatting catchers must do, keeping their knees … more
Eliot Edwards was one of a group of freshman players on the Chaparral girls soccer team two springs ago when the Wolverines started to rejuvenate a program that was 0-15 during the 2014 season. Chaparral has gone 19-14 the past two seasons under … more
Legend was ushered out of the Class 5A boys basketball playoffs after a 47-39 loss to Continental League opponent Mountain Vista on Feb. 25. Still, Titans coach Kevin Boley felt his team found something important this season. “Going into the … more
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