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Signing day for Jeffco student athletes

Wednesday, Nov. 11 was an official signing day for high school athletes to formalize their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. The following is a district-provided list of the … more

Loveland Ski Area’s Opening Day generates joy among visitors, staff

After a Stay-at-Home order, wildfires and public land closures, skiers and snowboarders could hardly contain their excitement to return to the slopes when Loveland Ski Area opened for the 2020-21 … more

Pomona wins 5A Jeffco League title by edging rival Columbine

LAKEWOOD — Two huge offensive plays and a gritty defense is what it took for Pomona to claim the Class 5A Jeffco League title Friday, Nov. 13, at Jeffco Stadium. Pomona — No. 3 in the final … more

Ralston Valley corrals victory against rival Arvada WestJeffco Public Schools

ARVADA — Ralston Valley senior Devin McNearney put the finishing touches on what was likely the final game of the season at the North Area Athletic Complex for the Mustangs. McNearney intercepted a … more

Big plays lift Bear Creek football to win over Wheat Ridge

LAKEWOOD — It appeared the only thing that could stop Bear Creek senior Adrian Valenzuela from finding the end zone were penalty flags Nov. 6 at Jeffco Stadium. The big playmaker for the Bears … more

Dakota Ridge turns it on in the second half against Golden

LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge senior Max Hart was able to get back into an old position on the football field Nov. 7 at Jeffco Stadium. “I just don’t like being off the field too much,” Hart said. … more

Pomona dominates early in win against Mullen

ARVADA — Pomona linebacker Juju Howard had a late birthday celebration Nov. 5 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Howard picked up a loose football off a bad snap on Mullen’s 25-yard line midway … more

No. 1 Dakota Ridge football soars through the rain in win versus Standley Lake

LAKEWOOD — The newly tagged No. 1 football team in Class 4A didn’t have an issue with the new weight on its shoulders Oct. 22. Dakota Ridge — top-ranked 4A team in the CHSAANow.com rankings … more

Lightning comes out on top

The Legacy Lightning improved their record with a hard-fought battle against rival Horizon Oct. 16 in an empty the Adams 12 North stadium. Horizon led 14-7 going in to the half, but Legacy was able … more

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Legacy takes nine-inning thriller over Mountain Range

If there is one word to sum up the Sept. 22 matchup against Mountain Range (6-8) and Legacy (9-3) softball, it would be wild. Tallying 10 runs apiece in the first three innings, the scoring may have … more

Jeffco golfers wrap up league play at West Woods Golf Club

ARVADA — The final Jeffco League boys golf tournament of the season had a very different feel than normal Sept. 14 at West Woods Golf Club in Arvada. There was no final gathering of Class 5A and 4A … more

Steady Sabrecats doom Legacy on home field

The Fossil Ridge women were too much for their Legacy opponents Sept. 10, outdoing the Lightning in their home field with three steady innings. The two teams held each other scoreless for three … more

Hopes for fall Colorado high school football season thwarted

Amid pressure to allow more fall sports, the Colorado High School Activities Association board of directors met Sept. 8 to discuss an adjustment of the previously approved 2020-21 sports calendar, … more

Lakewood senior Ryan Liao tames Raccoon Creek with round of 66

LITTLETON — Nothing like a short putt for eagle to really spark an impressive round on the golf course. Lakewood senior Ryan Liao — three-time Class 5A boys golf state qualifier — drained an … more

Cycling event survives with move to Castle Rock

Dave Muscianisi did not know if he would be able to put on the Colorado Junior Cup in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-year-old youth cycling competition is typically held in Bailey after … more

Coronavirus changes world of sports recruiting

Coronavirus has impacted Colorado sports — high school, college and professional — and the future is also uncertain. Recruiting of high school athletes has to be adjusted since the Colorado High … more

Metro-Denver club football league proposed for fall

The announcement that the Colorado High School Activities Association would not play football this fall has stirred a response from those not happy with the decision. There is a move to initiate a … more

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more

Sports Illustrated honors local prep athletes

Sports Illustrated has unveiled its watch list for its 2020 high school All-American team and eight players are from Colorado schools. Three of the players were tight ends and two were from Heritage … more
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