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Consistency key for Mountain Range football

What could have been better for a first-year head coach than a 3-1 start? Not much, but a 0-6 end to the 2018 season has Todd Riccio and his Mustangs eager to solve what went sideways down the … more

Thornton football gaining traction under second-year coach

Prior to last season’s first win Sept. 21 against Littleton, Thornton football had fallen in 18-straight contests dating back to Oct. 1, 2016. With passionate Thornton alum and second-year head … more

Legacy football hopes to stay on a positive trajectory

The opening season for Legacy football coach Corey Heinz didn’t start the way he or his program wanted at 0-6 while being outscored 266-118 in that span. But after allowing 67 points to perennial … more

Holy Family football restocked for 2019

The Holy Family football standard has been set, and after a 34-28 defeat in the opening round of the 3A state tournament last year, the Tigers are hungrier than ever going into 2019. Under 12th-year … more

New leader of the wolfpack

Over the past nine seasons, Kerry Denison led the Westminster football program to a 44-45 record, including a 7-3 mark a season ago. This year, however, a new era begins under 7-year Westy … more

Northglenn football hoping to surpass the 500 mark

Despite finishing the season 5-5 (4-5 in conference) last year, a strong 4-2 finish has Northglenn football ready to get back to action this fall. Under 7th-year head coach Matt Dean, the Norsemen … more

Redemption on the mind for Horizon football

After a 6-4 season in 2017, Horizon football took a step back last year going just 2-8 (1-4 in conference). Anticipating a positive bounce-back campaign this fall, the Hawks and head coach Frank … more

Extended playoff run in sight for Westy soccer

Under third-year head coach, Bryan Little, Westminster soccer improved from four wins to 11 in his first two campaigns. Anticipating a continuance to this upward trend, Westy soccer hopes to … more

Expectations at an all-time high for Legacy soccer

Last season the Legacy boys soccer team made a run to the Elite 8 of the 5A state tournament. Falling in double overtime to in-town rival, Broomfield, the Lightning head into 2019 with a chip on … more

Holy Family eyes state volleyball title

Holy Family volleyball returns significant talent under head coach, Krista Solomon, looking to take her team over the top; to a state title. “We are really excited,” Solomon said in a phone … more

Health pivotal to Mountain Range v-ball turnaround

Last season was a frustrating one for Lady Mustangs’ volleyball. Under then first-year head coach, Peter Silvaggio, MR finished their year 2-16 after winning four of their first five contests. As … more

Expectation remains high for Westy volleyball

After a successful first season at the helm for Westminster as the varsity volleyball coach a season ago, Marcel Bandera anticipates another quality season for the school he has spent the last 14 … more

Thornton volleyball youth will be on full display

Heading into her third season as the coach for Thornton volleyball, Cayla Kapelke will direct a young team with plenty to prove. While losing eight seniors a season ago, 75 percent of the roster will … more

Norse softball hopes for breakthrough in 2019

Since taking over as manager for Northglenn softball program in 2016, former Mountain Range assistant Molly Huffman has led the Lady Norse to winning seasons every year. But after being eliminated … more

Mustangs’ soccer leaning on talented senior class

Most of the time, when a program graduates 12 the season prior, the following year, the expectation is a significant step-back in a team’s success. For Mountain Range soccer, however, this scenario … more

Youth movement in progress for Legacy volleyball

Graduating half of their roster a season ago, the Lady Lightning will look for contributions and improvements from their young players throughout 2019. Three seniors, however, return in Hope Hagara, … more

HF softball looks to go back-to-back

Prior to last season’s 27-2 record and state championship for Holy Family softball, the program hadn’t won a ring since 2006 when they were in 3A (currently 4A). Now, under six-year manager … more

Expectations remain high for Horizon v-ball despite new leadership

Off of an 18-7 campaign a year ago, Horizon volleyball has set a high standard for a team that lost just three seniors. However, the new coach in the fold, Eric Deveraux who takes over for Julie … more

Depth building for hungry Tigers’ soccer squad

Holy Family soccer made quite the jump from eight wins to 12 under first-year head coach David Martinez a season ago, but the second-round state playoff exit has this group wanting more in 2019. … more

Westy football hires Allbrandt as next head coach

After working at Westminster High School the last four years as the JV head coach (seven years in football program), 31-year-old Dayne Allbrandt earned a promotion to become head coach of the Wolves … more
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