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Creek field hockey makes most of COVID delay

Senior captain Ella Pratt and her Cherry Creek field hockey teammates had extra time to prepare for this spring’s season. Field hockey is usually a fall sport, but COVID altered a lot, and the … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Castle View striker tunes into technique

Junior Jack Pucciano is a striker for the Castle View boys soccer team who works hard on the technical aspects of the sport. And he gives a lot of credit to his two dogs who help him polish his … more

Soccer playoff draw due April 20

AURORA -- Spring snowstorms forced a change in the schedule for relreasing this year's state soccer playoff brackets. The Colorado High School Activities Association pushed the end of the boys … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Sisters spark competition on volleyball court at Chaparral

One opinion you often hear from many athletes is that the team is like a family. For the Chaparral girls volleyball squad, the team is literally like a family. There are two pairs of sisters on this … more

More chances for Season D sports teams?

There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports … more

Metro sports roundup

Mountain Vista’s girls volleyball team took a big step toward winning the Continental League regular season title with a win on March 30 in a showdown between the state’s two top-ranked Class 5A … more

Athletes in the fields

ThunderRidge, Lutheran take boys hoops titles

ThunderRidge used a second quarter surge to claim its first state basketball boys title in almost 20 years and Lutheran’s third quarter performance domination in the Lions’ first Class 3A boys … more

ThunderRidge triumphs

State wants soccer players to become officials

To paraphrase a line from the Marine Corps, the Colorado High School Activities Association and the state’s high school soccer officials organization are looking for a few good soccer referees who happen … more

Ponderosa makes a charge for wrestling title, Pomona wins

Ponderosa had a chance to win the Class 5A state wrestling championship held March 13 in Pueblo.The Mustangs had a 12-point lead going into the final session, but Pomona’s depth began to show, and … more

Heritage reaches new heights in swimming competition

Heritage made a statement about the future while Cherry Creek relived the past during the Colorado state girls swim and dive championships held at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. … more

Snow impacts state tournament schedules

AURORA -- The potential for heavy snow this weekend is causing some issues with state playoffs in girls swimming and, perhaps, boys and girls basketball. The Colorado High School Activities … more

Ponderosa qualifies 10 wrestlers for state tournament

Ponderosa captured the Region 2 wrestling championship at Cherokee Trail High School on March 6. There were four regional championships for Class 5A, with the top two wrestlers in each weight … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Top player ready to do what's needed at Mountain Vista

Ben Bowen is doing what he claims is “whatever” for the Mountain Vista boys basketball team. Bowen, a 6-5 senior who will be heading next season to the University of Wyoming to play basketball, … more

State 5A girls basketball: Castle View enters postseason

AURORA -- Castle View's girls basketball team visits Denver South in the opening round of the state girls 5A playoffs Tuesday, March 9. The winner gets either Valor Christian or Westminster in the … more

State 5A girls basketball: Highlands Ranch enters the postseasoni

AURORA -- Highlands Ranch's girls basketball team made the postseason field in class 5A this season. The Colorado High School Activities Association released the brackets March 8. The Falcons … more

State wrestling schedule announced

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the schedule for next week's state wrestling tournaments. They will be at the Southwest Motor Events Center in Pueblo. The … more

For area teams, postseason draws near

This is the final week of the regular season for boys and girls basketball, and 32 teams will advance to the state playoffs, which begin with first-round games on March 9. Wrestling regional … more

High school sports roundup: Valor holds off Chaparral in meeting of top-five hockey teams

Unbeaten Valor Christian, ranked third among 5A hockey teams in the official CHSAA poll, clashed with fifth-ranked Chaparral on Feb.19 in a South Conference showdown Valor jumped ahead 4-1 after … more
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