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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 …

Douglas County guard says sinking shots is the point

What Jaeton Hackley believes is the best part of basketball is probably the same for most players. “Seeing the ball through the hoop is the best part of basketball in my opinion,” said Hackley, …
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Carol and Steve Sorensen on what they call the “hill from hell”, the steepest road in the Southern Hemisphere at around 40 degrees.

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 …
Senior Aidyn Woodall, who is a three-sport athlete at Douglas County High School.

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, …
Cyclists pass each other on the Clear Creek Trail.

Rounding up the cycling trails

’Tis the season for two-wheeled adventure.  Lucy Hanna said she’s just visiting but couldn’t wait to hop on a bike — a loaner from her niece Claire — and check out the Clear Creek Trail.  …
Mountain Vista baseball players show off their new banner and trophy after winning the 5A State Championship 3-2 against Valor Christian on June 25 at All-Star Park in Lakewood.

Mountain Vista, Ponderosa capture baseball titles

Mountain Vista and Ponderosa claimed state baseball championships in different ways. The Golden Eagles used strong pitching performances and smart base running to edge Valor Christian, 3-2, in the …

Cherry Creek junior Riley Stewart was a four-time winner at the June 24-26 state track meet at Jeffco Stadium. She ran on Creek’s winning 3,200 relay team, won the 800 meters, 3,200 meters and 1,600 meters with a state meet record time.

Valor wins state in girls 5A track

Valor Christian track coach Brian Kula had a good feeling about this season, and the girls track team turned the hopes of their coach into a state championship. The Eagles won the Class 5A girls …
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