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He's always ready to strike

At the Rock Canyon High School turf field, just as an Oct. 17 practice wrapped up, a player asked the reporter standing on the sideline if he was Kagan Giltinan's agent. Just as Giltinan jogged in to … more

Student Athlete Spotlight: Luke Wright in the swing of things since age 3

Luke Wright says he started hitting golf balls into a net in the basement of his home when he was 3 years old, and now he tries to play golf seven days a week during the summer. The junior at SkyView … more

Nothing simple about football playoff format

There are still two weeks remaining in the regular season, but it’s never too early to review the format for the state football playoffs. The Colorado High School Activities Association revealed … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch • Three doubles teams and No. 1 singles players Andrew Seehausen qualified for the Oct. 11-13 state tennis tournaments, which will be held at the Gate Tennis Center in Denver. No. 2 … more

State golf: How they scored

Team and South Metro individual scores from the State High School Golf Tournament held Oct. 1-2. Class 5A Team scores: Fossil Ridge 450, Lakewood 455, Arapahoe 456, Regis Jesuit 458, Valor Christian … more

Arapahoe takes third in 5A state golf tourney

Arapahoe finished third on the team leaderboard at Class 5A State Golf Tournament held Oct. 1-2 at the Colorado Springs Country Club. Senior Riley Rottschaefer was happy yet truthful when asked to … more

For Arapahoe, not playing was right move

Arapahoe High School officials made a tough decision last week. But it was the right call to forfeit the school's football game against rival Cherry Creek after the deaths of two students within … more

Hedges swinging for the trees

Amanda Hedges came into this softball season desiring to improve her batting skills. She had a .508 batting average as a freshman, .388 as a sophomore and .421 last season as a junior. Those are … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The girls volleyball team stretched its winning streak to six games with a 3-0 victory over Legend on Sept. 25 and a 3-1 victory over Heritage on Sept. 27. Cassie Davis had 13 and … more

Alma mater days come to end for top player

I’ve never considered “old school” to be a derogatory term, especially since I’m more old-school than I sometimes want to admit. I do have a cell phone and know enough about computers, … more

ThunderRidge thumps rival Mountain Vista

Nothing changed when the ThunderRidge and Mountain Vista football teams renewed their rivalry on Sept. 28 at Shea Stadium. Students and fans arrived early to secure places in the parking lots and … more

Role as volleyball libero beats all

Valor Christian girls volleyball coach Kaitlyn Hastings claims that senior Maddie Allen has a headstrong attitude, constant drive and leadership ability. That's why Allen was switched to become the … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • Tarek Salem fired a 1-over-par 73 and tied for second in the 5A Western Regional state-qualifying golf tournament on Sept. 17 at Redlands Mesa Golf Club in Grand Junction. The … more

Golfers to keep eye on the ball at tourneys

Former Major League Baseball player Alex Rodriguez hit a home run with his comment that hard work doesn’t guarantee success but without it you don’t have a chance. Several hard-working area … more

Setting and scoring goals

Mountain Vista senior Taylor Donaldson feels overlooked and somewhat unrecognized. She is a field hockey player and many people don't know anything about the sport or if it is even recognized as a … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch • The golf team notched a five-stroke victory over Regis Jesuit and Chaparral at the Sept. 11 Continental League golf tournament at Spring Valley Golf Course. Tarek Salem fired a … more

Adjusting to new place, sport’s pace

Rebecca Guggenbach is a 16-year-old with a passion for music. She never had time to participate in athletic activities in the past, but she is on the Mountain Vista girls cross country team this … more

Bat or racket, swing’s the thing

Rock Canyon centerfielder/pitcher Anna Reimers missed the Erie Tournament of Champions the first weekend of September because she was playing tennis in an Intermountain Sectional tournament in Salt … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Mountain Vista • The boys and girls teams each won the sweepstakes division at the Sept. 8 Liberty Bell Cross Country Invitational. Senior Brody Dempsey led the Golden Eagles boys with a … more

AD follows winning path to Hall of Fame

Arvada West athletic director Casey Coons is a Hall of Famer. It is an honor that I envisaged since he was well-schooled. Coons is a fellow graduate of Denver’s Abraham Lincoln high school. Coons, … more
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