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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

Third-generation football player is big deal for area family

Zachary Gonzales, Arapahoe’s 6-foot-1, 320-pound nose guard/defensive end, likes to tease his grandpa about wearing a leather helmet when he played football. Gonzales is the third generation of the … more

Equestrian championship features wet windup

The American Eventing Championships, hosted by the United States Eventing Association, finished Sept. 2 after four days of equestrian competition at the Colorado Horse Park at the Pinery, south of … more

We’re giving you a Mulligan

His name seems fitting for a golfer. Tyler Mulligan is a Chaparral senior who just sighs and smiles when asked what kinds of comments he gets when he is introduced to other golfers. However, the … more

Young pitcher immersed in national pride

It is amazing how easy it is to remember all the first times in our lives. I can still recall the first time that I really felt and saw public patriotism. Admittedly I used to feel a twinge of … more

Visions of success for coaches in new positions

One way of defining football culture is how players, fans and others see the expectations for the team. There are six head football coaches in new places at south metro-area programs this season, and … more

Putting a focus on fuel

Athletes and coaches are paying more attention to the role of nutrition, with an eye toward improving sports performance. “We just used to eat meat and potatoes,” said Amy Faricy, manager of Menu … more

South metro boys soccer preview

Overview New this season is that the Rating Percentage Index (RPI) will be utilized to determine that state tournament brackets. Also new is the home team will wear dark jerseys and socks, which … more

South metro high school softball preview

Overview There are some new things this season, including: • The coach, pitcher or catcher of the defensive team may request an intentional walk either before or during the pitch count. • … more

South metro high school football preview

Overview There will be a lot new this season, starting with league alignments. The season will start a week earlier, on Aug. 24 . The 5A playoffs have been expanded to 24 teams with the top eight … more

Castle View football players devote hot day to selflessness

Landon Williams was near tears, Andrew Grout was happy to make a difference and Dan Brite will continue to be a faithful fan of the Castle View football team. Williams, Grout and a group of 11 … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more
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