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Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that … more

Young Douglas County golfers play in Miami invitational

Dylan Everett and Colin Young have been working on fine-tuning their golf games this summer. Everett and Young are among the 10 boys from Colorado in the 16-18 division and six Colorado girls who … more

Mines grad named RMAC Woman of Year

Sydney Marchando, a graduate of Colorado School of Mines in Golden, was named the 2020-21 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Woman of the Year. Marchando, who attended Rock Canyon High School … more

Lone Tree couple runs all over the world

When Steve Sorensen set a goal to run a marathon before turning 60, he and his wife, Carol, had no idea it would lead to them running in major races across multiple continents. Since 2013, the Lone … more

Three-sport Douglas County athlete prepares for cross country

Aidyn Woodall has high hopes for the upcoming girls cross country season. Woodall is a three-sport senior athlete at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock and participates in cross country, … more

Standout offensive tackle at Valor Christian in Highlands Ranch goes college shopping

Valor Christian's Jake Maikkula is a highly regarded football player who was all over the United States in June. Maikkula, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound senior offensive tackle, has been working hard in team … more

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains … more

Wheat Ridge alum headed to Olympics

Annie Kunz, Wheat Ridge High School alumni and two-sport athlete at Texas A&M University, is headed to Tokyo to compete in the heptathlon after scoring a personal-best 6,703 points at a June 26 … more

Cherry Creek girls soccer wins 5-2 over Arapahoe

Fast starts are always good for a team in any sport. Cherry Creek’s girls soccer team stunned Arapahoe and many in the crowd at the Stutler Bowl June 18 by scoring three goals in the first 3:48 of … more

Douglas County defeats Pueblo South in boys volleyball

Douglas County had a morning breakfast for its boys volleyball team to help get the team ready for the Region 1 title game on June 19 against Pueblo South. The Huskies, unbeaten and top seeded in the … more

CHSAA releases Season D playoff schedule

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association released thke playoff formats and sites for the so-called Season D lineup of sports -- girls tennis, boys and girls lacrosse, boys swimming … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore … more

Jacobs Fore benefit golf tournament coming to Fort Lupton

The city of Fort Lupton, Jacobs and the business community are co-sponsoring the 2021 Jacobs Fore Youth Benefit Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 20, at Coyote Creek Golf Course. The tourney raises … more

Crash kills 10-year-old; mom arrested

A 27-year-old woman is under arrest after a May 30 rollover crash in Brighton killed her 10-year-old son. Karena Cecil, of Brighton, could face charges of vehicular homicide, careless driving … more

Seniors lead at the ballpark for Ponderosa baseball

Ponderosa head baseball coach Bob Maloney has a good team this season that he says is more like a family. Maloney said five seniors have set the standard for the program. Those players are third … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Arapahoe's Fletcher Hayes swims hard after pandemic year

Arapahoe senior swimmer Fletcher Hayes still has a positive attitude about this season despite the differences brought on by COVID concerns. Hayes, who is headed to swim for Auburn University next … more

Boys volleyball participation gains traction

After multiple pilot seasons, boys volleyball is finally a sport that is sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association this season. In the May 10 CHSAANow.com boys volleyball … more

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base … more
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