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Olympics could again be tough sell in Denver

It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by “super highway,” thousands more hotel rooms than existed and a cross-country ski course that looked … more

Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound … more

Elizabeth wrestlers take 32nd in 50-team state tourney

Elizabeth's Abe Leonard won sixth place at 170 pounds as he and his three state qualifier teammates earned a total of 16 team points, which garnered the Cardinals 32nd place in the field of 50 teams … more

Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only … more

Pair of Ponderosa wrestlers bring home titles

Ponderosa junior Cohlton Schultz was his usual reserved self after winning the 285-pound title at the state high school wrestling championships, wrapping up an undefeated season. Mustangs senior … more

Cardinals fifth at wrestling regional tournament

The Elizabeth team scored 127 points to finish fifth and several Cardinals advanced to state at the Class 3A Region 3 wrestling tournament held Feb. 9 and 10 at Englewood High School. The regional … more

Putting passion into practice

There were no sports for girls at the middle school Caryn Jarocki attended in the Chicago area, so she kept the scorebook for the boys. That didn’t sit well with Jarocki. “That made me angry … more
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