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A quick history lesson: Basketball centers used to rule in the paint. Decades ago, thoughts of tall players operating anywhere but inside the paint would have seemed outrageous. Today, it's somewhat unusual to see a big player primarily … more
Good starts against good teams are vital. Both the Littleton boys and girls teams fell behind early and lost to Valor Christian in a varsity doubleheader Jan. 14 in the Lions' gym. Coach Ryan Fletcher's boys team trailed 17-2 after the first … more
A pair of short-handed goals built the lead as Denver East bested Heritage 4-1 in a league hockey game Jan. 17 at Big Bear Ice Arena. “This is a tough game for us. We are really down a little right now because we have some guys out because they … more
One hundred minutes wasn't enough for a winner to emerge from a March 31 rivalry match, because at the end of the second overtime period, the Heritage-Arapahoe girls soccer game went into the books as a 0-0 tie. “It was a great rivalry game,” … more
In the Centennial Academy of Fine Arts Education library on Jan. 14, there sat the world's future pro hockey players, veterinarians, writers — who knows what lies ahead in the life of a fifth-grader? Anything is possible, says Karen Brown. When … more
March 31 proved to be a good day for the Littleton boys lacrosse team as they outscored Lutheran, 16-2. “They are a young team but they gave us a good, hard game,” Littleton Coach Brad Todd said after the game. “I was very pleased with the … more
It was a sign that led Kathy Alfino into becoming a triathlete and coach. “I was playing field hockey and I saw this sign, and I don't think it used the word triathlon,” she explained. “It was 1982. It said `Swim, bike, run.' I rode my bike … more
Joe Swanson continued a life-long love of wrestling when he accepted the position of head wrestling coach for Heritage. He started wrestling when he was about 4 and wrestled in high school but chose to accept a college scholarship. But he … more
Creek coach Dave Logan saw six months pass in front of his face as he watched his team win the Class 5A state football championship. Cherry Creek, which appeared ready to take control of the game … more
For Heritage's Taylor Meersman, swimming runs in the family. Her brother also swam for Heritage, while her mother swam for Littleton, she said. That family tradition helped her win the 50-yard freestyle and almost lifted Eagles to the team … more
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