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New Highlands Ranch football coach focuses on stability

New Highlands Ranch football coach Jason Shumaker wants to bring stability back and push the program forward. Shumaker, who has been part of the football programs at Louisiana Tech, Utah State, Saint … more

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that … more

Young Douglas County golfers play in Miami invitational

Dylan Everett and Colin Young have been working on fine-tuning their golf games this summer. Everett and Young are among the 10 boys from Colorado in the 16-18 division and six Colorado girls who … more

Mines grad named RMAC Woman of Year

Sydney Marchando, a graduate of Colorado School of Mines in Golden, was named the 2020-21 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Woman of the Year. Marchando, who attended Rock Canyon High School … more

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 … more

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, … more

Standout offensive tackle at Valor Christian in Highlands Ranch goes college shopping

Valor Christian's Jake Maikkula is a highly regarded football player who was all over the United States in June. Maikkula, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound senior offensive tackle, has been working hard in team … more

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains … more

Wheat Ridge alum headed to Olympics

Annie Kunz, Wheat Ridge High School alumni and two-sport athlete at Texas A&M University, is headed to Tokyo to compete in the heptathlon after scoring a personal-best 6,703 points at a June 26 … more

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 … more

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 … more

Teams line up as champions

Mountain Vista’s boys lacrosse team continued its dramatic march to the Colorado state championship. The Golden Eagles played their third straight playoff overtime game, and this win was the most … more

Creek takes state swimming championship

It was the first event of the finals on June 24 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton but it inspired Cherry Creek to capture the Class 5A boys state swimming championship. Creek’s … more

Evergreen rower bound for the Olympics

It’s still pretty surreal for Evergreen’s Kendall Chase when she says the words, “I’m going to the Olympics.” The athlete, a 2012 Mullen High School graduate, is part of the U.S. women’s … more

Cherry Creek girls soccer wins 5-2 over Arapahoe

Fast starts are always good for a team in any sport. Cherry Creek’s girls soccer team stunned Arapahoe and many in the crowd at the Stutler Bowl June 18 by scoring three goals in the first 3:48 of … more

Douglas County defeats Pueblo South in boys volleyball

Douglas County had a morning breakfast for its boys volleyball team to help get the team ready for the Region 1 title game on June 19 against Pueblo South. The Huskies, unbeaten and top seeded in the … more

Cherry Creek girls take state in tennis

Cherry Creek won yet another girls state tennis championship on June 12 at the Gates Tennis Center but this one was a little different. Creek, two points ahead of Fairview heading in the final day of … more

Rock Canyon, Cherry Creek eye state titles after regionals

Regional qualifying tournaments provide an early look at what to expect at the girls state golf championships. And, Rock Canyon, Cherry Creek, Valor Christian and Loveland appear to be title … more

CHSAA releases Season D playoff schedule

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association released thke playoff formats and sites for the so-called Season D lineup of sports -- girls tennis, boys and girls lacrosse, boys swimming … more
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