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Double plays can deflate offensive momentum, but they are rare in high school softball. Most are of the line-drive variety. Turning a classic double play — shortstop to second base to first base — doesn’t happen often. It takes precise … more
A massive drive is an excellent way to start, but those 3- to 6-foot putts often make the biggest difference in a golfer’s score on a hole. Many high school golfers are long off the tee, but most of the players at the top of tournament leader … more
Cross country highlights individuals, but it also is a team activity. And while not always apparent to the casual observer, there are team strategies that many coaches support and encourage. “You are only as strong as your fifth runner,” … more
The Colorado High School Activities Association, which stepped forward with pitch-count limitations last spring in high school baseball, is once again looking ahead as one of three states to … more
Valor Christian’s football team will be featured in four televised games this season, including two national broadcasts on ESPN. During ESPN’s Kickoff Weekend, Valor will host Saguaro, of Scottsdale, Arizona, in a 1:30 p.m. ESPN game Aug. 27. … more
Castle Rock resident Dan Apol will be the only United States referee among the 16 who will officiate at the beach volleyball matches during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Apol, 44, who left for Rio Aug. 1, was not apprehensive about going … more
Leanne Lowry celebrated her 14th birthday in June and on July 15 announced she had verbally committed to play volleyball at the University of Iowa. She won't graduate from high school until 2020. Lowry, a 5-foot-11 libero, will be a freshman … more
The sleek black pro stock motorcycle looks fast, but owner and builder Mike Berry said the challenge of upping the engine's horsepower must be solved for him to be competitive at the Mile High National Drag Races. The Littleton resident talked … more
Top fuel dragster and top fuel funny car drivers hit the throttle, unleashing 10,000 horsepower last weekend during competition at the Mile High National Drag Races at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. Each top fuel dragster and a top fuel funny … more
After their semifinal victories in the funny car semifinals, John Force gave his daughter Courtney a ride on the back of a motor scooter in front of the west grandstands at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. John Force, 67, beat Del Worsham to … more
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