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Legacy freshman takes third in state pole vault

LAKEWOOD -- It's been quite the journey for Legacy High School freshman pole vaulter Victoria Spitzley.The latest trophy for her case is the one for third place that she took at the state 5A girls … more

Adams City's Saenz: First time in track, first time to state

LAKEWOOD -- Talk about a good opening act.Adams City's Maria Saenz had never run track and field before this spring. Needless to say, she was surprised when she qualified for this year's class 5A … more

Legacy 4x800 relay breaks school record amid podium finish

LAKEWOOD–Although the Legacy Lightning girls’ 4-by-800 meter relay team started near the back of the pack, the squad of Gabrielle Shepston, Mia Meraz, Addison Dolan and Kendall Aragon … more

Basketball: Frederick's Justice getting his work in .. and loving it

FREDERICK -- It's been just about two months since Frederick High School's boys basketball team finished its first appearance in the Final Four since 1956. But Luke Justice isn't wasting time. The … more

So long to EMAC track and field

AURORA -- Brighton's track teams finished a combined second at the last Eastern Metro Athletic Conference track-and-field meet May 9. The event was at Hinkley High School. Prairie View's teams … more

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

Eight Brighton HS athletes moving on to college

Eight student-athletes from Brighton High School signed letters of intent March 29 to continue their educational and athletic pursuits in college. Leah Day signed to play soccer at Black Hills … 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

Girls soccer: Riverdale Ridge's Trujillo finds right combo at Concordia

THORNTON -- Riverdale Ridge girls soccer forward Ashlee Trujillo wanted a new school that offered nursing studies and some more soccer on the side. She found such a place and signed her college … more

Boys basketball: Ravens advance to Sweet 16 – barely

                It took every bit of Anthony Chavez’s record-setting nine, 3-point baskets and 29 total points and a … more

Boys basketball: Regional round is next for Eagle Ridge

FORT LUPTON -- The idea of "going with your strength" paid off for the Eagle Ridge Academy boys basketball team Feb. 24.The Warriors controlled Denver School of Science/Technology from start to … more

Girls basketball: End of the road for Brighton High School

COLORADO SPRINGS -- Brighton's girls basketball team will begin the offseason a bit earlier than hoped for. Pine Creek scored 20 of the last 28 points in the first half and beat the Bulldogs 44-28 … 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
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