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Jim Benton
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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 …
Jim Benton
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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 …
Jim Benton
Overtime

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 …
Junior running back Eric Granados tries to earn some yards for Faith Christian as La Junta's Nathan Frankmore tries to tackle him during the two team's Nov. 17 2A state football semifinals.   Faith would come close to handing La Junta with its first loss of the season, but it was not to be. The La Junta Tigers hung on for the 20-14 win, and advanced to the state title game.

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 …

The Holy Family volleyball team gathers together during a timeout against Silver Creek in the first round of the 4A state tournament at the Denver Coliseum.

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 …
Standout Performers

Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 18

Christaana Angelopulos, Arvada West As the team's leadoff hitter, the shortstop Angelopulos went 5-for-5 with a home run on the first pitch of the Oct. 13 regional playoff game against Mountain …
Jefferson junior quarterback Devon Kemp (21) finds himself one-on-one with Platte Canyon junior Brandon Patterson (52) during the Class 1A Foothills League game Oct. 6 at Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood. Kemp threw a touchdown pass to senior Kurvonte Rice in the second quarter, but it was the lone score for the Saints in a 32-6 loss to the Huskies.
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Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 11

Danny Kingman, Lakewood The senior number 2 singles player became a Region 5 champ on Oct. 3. Kingman and a few of his teammates now move on to the Oct. 11-13 5A state tennis …
Ralston Valley senior Cort Johnson (4) drives toward the net as Columbine senior Connor Watz (16) tries to cut off Johnson's path Sept. 27 at the North Area Athletic Complex in Arvada. Ralston Valley won 3-1.

Jeffco Standouts Performers: Week of Oct. 04

Gabby Seigh, Bear Creek The sophomore utility player (hitting .328) provided just what her team needed, going 2-3 with two RBI’s in the Bear’s Sept. 27 win over Lakewood. Kristin …
Alameda’s Kevin Rodriquez, 2, battles for control of the ball with Elizabeth junior Caden Farmer, 7, during the Aug. 22 non-league soccer game. Rodriquez eventually got control of the ball and helped push the Pirate attack as Alameda won the game, 3-0.

Jeffco high school sports standouts — Aug. 30

Makenzie Middleton, Golden The junior softball player went 3-4 at the plate, with three RBI’s in the Demons’ Aug. 21 non-conference game against Connifer. Middleton is averaging more than two …
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