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Northglenn wrestlers take a one-point dual win versus Legacy

Northglenn High School’s wrestling team endured a rough dual match against the Legacy Lightning, emergening from Legacy’s home gym with a one-point advantage, winning match 40 to 39. Legacy went … more

Balanced attack lifts Norse

The Northglenn High School Norsemen won their second straight with a 71-66 victory over Loveland behind a balanced attack and deadly shooting from behind the arc. Northglenn’s spacing allowed them … more

Lady Wolves hang on in local tournament opener

In control for two-quarters Dec. 5 at Westminster High School at the Westminster Winter Classic, the Lady Wolves sealed a 43-40 win over Wheat Ridge, despite the Lady Farmers’ second-half push. … more

Looking back at strong showings in fall season

Snow and cold weather was around for the kickoffs during the last few games of the football season, but the winter sports season has started and all games/matches are inside. So let it snow, let it … more

Mountain Range drops opener to Far Northeast

In front of a lively Mustang crowd Nov. 28 in the home/season opener for Mountain Range High School, Far Northeast’s quick start and clutch finish put down Mountain Range, 87-80. In a first quarter … more

Slow start haunts Northglenn ladies in opener

At Northglenn High School Nov. 26 in the first game of the Lady Norsemen’s basketball season, Broomfield’s explosive first quarter propelled the Eagles to the 60-31 victory. In a 20-2 opening … more

McCaffrey, Logan are old friends and new rivals

Cherry Creek’s Dave Logan and Ed McCaffrey of Valor Christian had a lot in common even before they coached against each other in the Dec. 1 Class 5A state championship football game at Broncos Mile … more

Hoops player steps up her game overseas

Madison Hema skipped playing with her club basketball team in the summer. She instead went to New Zealand and Belarus for a few weeks, but it wasn’t a vacation. She went overseas to play … more

Parkour creates caring community

Ken Arrington, founder of parkour gym Path Movement, knows that parkour — in which athletes often scale walls, make 9-foot leaps and traverse rails 10 feet off the ground — has a bad reputation … more

In world of sports, there are plenty of reasons to give thanks

Thanksgiving is a time to talk about turkey and offer thanks for loved ones. It’s a wonderful holiday and chance to forget differences Many people reflect and offer thanks for health, wealth and … more

Faith Christian football ends season in state semis

There is no good way to end a season if it doesn't end in a championship. The Faith Christian Eagles (9-3) season ended on a cold and icy day with a loss to the La Junta Tigers (12-0) in the 2A State … more

Holy Family volleyball advances to Final Four of 4A state tournament

Riding a three-game winning streak to wrap up the regular season, Holy Family (No. 7 seed) volleyball entered the 4A state tournament playing their best ball of the year. Nov. 8 in the opening round … more

Grandview second-half running game sinks Legacy

After their impressive first-round playoff win Nov. 2 at Mullen, Legacy football (5-7) took on Grandview (10-1), hoping to pull the upset. Unfortunately for the Lightning, the powerful running game … more

Time to kick soccer shootouts to the curb

Driving to EchoPark Automotive Stadium for the Class 5A soccer semifinals on Nov. 7, I had visions of seeing well-played, competitive matches with no shootouts. But what did I see? A shootout. … more

Volleyball tourney: time to seize the day

Colorado Mesa University volleyball standout Kasie Gilfert has a message that sounds simple for players who will be participating in the CHSAA State Volleyball Championships on Nov. 8-10 at the … more

Legacy soccer falls in 2nd OT of state quarterfinals

The 2018 season has been one for the books at Legacy High School (13-4-1) after first and second round victories in the 5A CHSAA Boys State Tournament. However, a devastating 2-1 double-overtime … more

Big plays and timely turnovers propel Legacy football to playoff win

In an up-and-down season for Legacy (No. 21 seed) in 2018, the Lightning (5-6) struck potentially with their best game of the season Nov. 2 in the first round of CHSAA 5A Football Playoffs with their … more

Sometimes today is better than the old days

I have admitted this before, but often I have a tendency to like the old way that things were done. However, I welcome the change the Colorado High School Activities Association adopted for the state … more

Lady Wolves’ volleyball takes down Thornton

The Westminster Wolves extended their five-game winning street, defending their home court against Thornton Oct. 23. “We train to be successful, especially on a night like this,” Westminster … more

Lightning advances to next round in 5A soccer playoffs

Legacy Junior Joey Joiner scored the only goal in Oct. 25’s playoff matchup, ending a scoreless first half and sending the Lightning to the next round in the state 5A soccer playoffs. Legacy … more
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