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Volleyball tourney: time to seize the day

Colorado Mesa University volleyball standout Kasie Gilfert has a message that sounds simple for players who will be participating in the CHSAA State Volleyball Championships on Nov. 8-10 at the … more

Falcons prove they belong

Skeptics were watching the outcome of the first-round Class 5A playoffs game between Highlands Ranch and Doherty on Nov. 2 at Shea Stadium. Highlands Ranch was seeded No. 15 and entered the playoffs … more

On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Highlands Ranch The football team led at halftime but dropped a 25-15 game on Oct. 26 to undefeated Valor Christian. 5A Metro South League passing leader Jake Rubley was held to 86 yards passing but … more

Sometimes today is better than the old days

I have admitted this before, but often I have a tendency to like the old way that things were done. However, I welcome the change the Colorado High School Activities Association adopted for the state … more

Mountain Vista girls repeat as champs in cross country

It can be difficult to defend a championship, but two individual athletes from Douglas County schools and the Mountain Vista girls team repeated during the CHSAA Cross Country Championships, which … more

Pressure is on for runners aiming for title

High school sports can be beneficial in demonstrating values that athletes can use later in life, like discipline, dedication, teamwork and the ability to handle adversity. However, one of the … more

Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly arrested on suspicion of home trespass, released by team

Chad Kelly, backup quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was arrested on suspicion of illegally entering a home in Englewood after midnight on Oct. 23, according to a news release by Englewood police. … more

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
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