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Nothing simple about football playoff format

There are still two weeks remaining in the regular season, but it’s never too early to review the format for the state football playoffs. The Colorado High School Activities Association revealed … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • The girls volleyball team, No. 1 ranked in the CHSAANow.com poll, beat Heritage 3-0 on Oct. 4 as senior Kira Thomsen had 17 kills and nine digs. Next up for the team is an Oct. 16 game … more

Stopping for nothing

Jordan Jackson is like most kids his age. He watches Rick and Morty in his downtime and listens to Kendrick Lamar. He's the starting fullback on Castle View's football team, a natural outlet for the … more

State golf: How they scored

Team and South Metro individual scores from the State High School Golf Tournament held Oct. 1-2. Class 5A Team scores: Fossil Ridge 450, Lakewood 455, Arapahoe 456, Regis Jesuit 458, Valor Christian … more

Arapahoe takes third in 5A state golf tourney

Arapahoe finished third on the team leaderboard at Class 5A State Golf Tournament held Oct. 1-2 at the Colorado Springs Country Club. Senior Riley Rottschaefer was happy yet truthful when asked to … more

For Arapahoe, not playing was right move

Arapahoe High School officials made a tough decision last week. But it was the right call to forfeit the school's football game against rival Cherry Creek after the deaths of two students within … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • George Maldonado III was fifth on Sept. 29 at the Polson Ranch Invitational cross country meet. He was timed in 16:41.00. The leading Chap girls runner in the meet was Aspen Jeffers who … more

Alma mater days come to end for top player

I’ve never considered “old school” to be a derogatory term, especially since I’m more old-school than I sometimes want to admit. I do have a cell phone and know enough about computers, … more

Athlete Spotlight: An inner fire fuels her

Taylor Wiebold is a quiet leader on the court. The three-year senior varsity member of the Ponderosa High School volleyball team is intensely competitive, but you wouldn't be able to tell based on … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • Senior Tyler Mulligan fired a 3-over-par 75 and tied for fourth on Sept. 19 at the Class 5A Southern Regional state golf qualifying tournament at Meadow Creek Golf Course. Jonas Graham … more

Golfers to keep eye on the ball at tourneys

Former Major League Baseball player Alex Rodriguez hit a home run with his comment that hard work doesn’t guarantee success but without it you don’t have a chance. Several hard-working area … more

Athlete Spotlight: Not much gets past him

Thomas Hoy is an old-school guy. The Douglas County High School boys soccer goalie and captain plays any chance he can get — even if that means juggling and practicing ball tricks in his free time. … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • The football team fell behind 24-0 at halftime in its Sept. 14 game against Lakewood and saw its record dip to 1-3 with a 38-14 loss. The Wolverines will try to rebound but have a tough … more

Tackling a two-way role

At 6 feet 4 and 215 pounds, Cam Smith is a dominant player on either side of the ball. The dual-threat tight end and defensive end is easily one of the biggest bodies from Legend High School and his … more

Adjusting to new place, sport’s pace

Rebecca Guggenbach is a 16-year-old with a passion for music. She never had time to participate in athletic activities in the past, but she is on the Mountain Vista girls cross country team this … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • The volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the Sept. 3 CHSAANow.com poll, recorded two big wins with a 3-1 victory over Lewis-Palmer, the defending state champions who were the top-ranked 4A … more

AD follows winning path to Hall of Fame

Arvada West athletic director Casey Coons is a Hall of Famer. It is an honor that I envisaged since he was well-schooled. Coons is a fellow graduate of Denver’s Abraham Lincoln high school. Coons, … more

Rookie gets nod to start at running back for Broncos

Royce Freeman is set to become the first rookie running back to start a season opener for the Denver Broncos since Hall of Famer Terrell Davis in 1995. ``It's an honor to be mentioned with a man … more

Slugger takes on senior year

When Alexa Cordes isn't playing softball for Castle View, well, she's playing more softball. Cordes plays club ball when the high school season isn't underway to sharpen her skills. The Sabercats' … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • Senior Caleb Ream won the varsity race at the Washington Park Invitational cross country meet on Aug. 30 with a time of 16:31.00. George Maldonado III was fifth in 17:16.00, and the … more
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