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Girls soccer: Despite the obstacles, Fort Lupton's Garcia is ready for the next step

 For many high-school athletes, there are many obstacles that can stand in the way of playing any sport at the next level -- not getting enough exposure to college scouts, season-ending … more

Pole vault: One year’s work paying off for Riverdale Ridge’s Couron

LONGMONT – A year ago, Riverdale Ridge’s Lucas Couron pole vaulted competitively for the first time and vaulted 9 feet. A year later, Couron, a senior, had the top height in the state … more

State 4A boys basketball: Pueblo South ends Frederick’s season

DENVER -- Even though the Frederick boys basketball team made it to the final four of the state tournament for the first time since 1956, it was easy to see the disappointment on the faces of the … more

State 3A boys basketball: Eagle Ridge season ends in Elite 8

DENVER -- The faces were long as the Eagle Ridge Academy boys basketball team piled out of the locker room at Hamilton Arena March 10. It wasn't because of the just-concluded season loss (St. … more

Wrestling: Giving back to the sport, to the community

Editor’s note: Mead’s Renata Means beat Fort Lupton’s Lashya Tijerina in a unified wrestling match at the state girls meet at Ball Arena last month. But as the saying goes, … more

Football: Legacy’s Dickerson heading for Colorado School of Mines

Legacy’s Mason Dickerson wanted at least two things when he set out to look for a college, and he found them at the Colorado School of Mines. “I wanted to go to Colorado School of … more

Football: Ravens’ Holliday heading for Augustana University

When it came right down to it, Riverdale Ridge’s RJ Holliday followed a basic human instinct in choosing a college. “When I visited Augustana University, they were extremely welcoming, … more

State 4A wrestling: Three Ravens place in top six

DENVER -- One way to show teams you mean business is to perform well in front of your colleagues. That’s exactly what Riverdale Ridge High School did at the three-day state 4A wrestling … more

State swimming -- Holy Family's Chapman gets pair of top finishes

THORNTON -- Holy Family's Cate Chapman recorded a pair of top-five finishes at the state 3A girls swimming and diving championships Feb. 12 at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center. Chapman was second … more

Boys wrestling: Holy Family sends four to state meet

5:50 p.m. Feb. 12 Holy Family qualified four wrestlers to this year's state 3A wrestling tournament at Ball Arena in Denver. Brayden Bach (106 pounds) amd Alexander Austin (170 pounds. can … more

Wrestling: ThunderRidge qualifies three for state meet

5:25 p.m. Feb. 12   ThunderRidge's Nic Vicic is on his way to the state 5A wrestling tournament this week at Ball Arena in Denver.   He could finish no worse than second at the … more

Boys wrestling: Mountain Range's Lewis, Qualls punch tickets to state

5;10 p.m. Feb. 12 Mountain Range's Kyle Lewis is on his way to the state 5A wrestling meet next week at Ball Arena. Lewis scored all six of his points on two moves in the third period and beat … more

Boys wrestling: Northglenn's Rodriguez heads to state tourney

5 p.m. Feb. 12 BRIGHTON -- Northglenn High School will send two of its wrestlers to the state 5A wrestling tournament, which begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at Ball Arena in … more

PVHS' Vigil opts to stick with wrestling, earns second state tourney berth

                Ane’e Vigil has seen a considerable amount of wrestling success during his two years at Prairie View … more

Girls wrestling: Skyview's Gonzalez earns trip to state tournament

Skyview High School's girls wrestling team will send one wrestler to the state meet at Ball Arena. Daisy Gonzalez took third at 127 pounds. Her only loss was in the semifinals. Afgter that, she … more

State 4A swimming: Heritage captures team title

THORNTON -- Heritage High School claimed a state title in the 200-yard medley relay at Veterns Memorial Aquatic Center Feb. 11. The foursome of Mary Macaulay, Aislyn Barnett, Ingle Ehm and Amaia … more

Mountain Range sends three to world of college athletics

Mountain Range High School celebrated three student-athletes as they firmed up their college plans, signing letters of intent to their colleges of choice. Soccer player Winter Woolley plans to … more

Football: Frederick’s Conover tabs Western State Colorado U

    The recent cold weather along the Front Range will become a common piece of Bryce Conover’s life the next few years.     Frederick’s starting … more
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