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Technique, work ethic propel throwers to next level

The image attached to track and field competitors who throw the shot put and discus is changing. In the past, athletes who were bigger, and often slower, were generally assumed to be throwers. But … more

Pirates tennis team seeing net gains

Englewood's girls tennis team is basically young this season, with tennis competition veterans at the three singles spots and newcomers to the sport making up the doubles teams. “We are solid at … more

Young Pirates track team getting traction

The athletes of the Englewood High School track team were praised by their coaches for the students' performance at an April 7 meet in Aurora. “We are basically a very young team and we were … more

On Campus: Littleton/Englewood/Centennial

Arapahoe • The girls golf team was third at Aurora Hills Golf Club in the third Centennial League tournament of the season on April 4. Christine Attal turned in a score of 81 to lead the team. • … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Riley Egloff, Heritage The senior right-hander allowed three hits in five innings and struck out eight batters in an 11-1 non-league baseball victory over Cherry Creek on April 5. Steve Ingalls, … more

Former NHL referee reflects on 1,629 games

Dave Jackson, the former National Hockey League referee who lives in Highlands Ranch, grew up a fan of the Montreal Canadiens and admits he worshiped players like Guy Lafleur plus a horde of other … more

On Campus: Littleton/Centennial/Englewood

Arapahoe • The boys lacrosse team (5-1) was scheduled to play fourth-ranked Kent Denver April 4 after two impressive wins on a spring break trip to California. The Warriors, ranked fifth in the … more

Spring weather causing hectic rescheduling spree

This is not breaking news because everybody knows by now that spring weather in Colorado can be unpredictable. A warm pleasant day with the temperature in the 70s is followed by heavy, wet snow and … more

Area high school baseball teams use spring break to sharpen skills

South metro-area baseball teams are anxious to open league play after tuning up with spring break trips to Arizona, California and Florida. Twelve teams from area schools compiled a 30-19 record in … more

For ex-major leaguers like Helton, retirement no easy transition

Todd Helton now regularly drives his two daughters to school or other activities back home in Tennessee, a huge life change for Colorado's former All-Star first baseman. He had no idea walking away … more

All-South Metro Basketball teams loaded with talent

Most basketball coaches would love to have a well-rounded team. With the 14 players — seven boys and seven girls — selected to the 2017-18 Colorado Community Media All-South Metro teams, that is … more

Shot clock debate picks up tempo in Colorado

Does high school basketball need a shot clock? Would it help or hinder prep games? Let the longstanding debate resume. It’s been a hot topic for years. USA Basketball and the NBA on March 20 … more

What's an NCAA Tournament upset worth?

UMBC made more than history in the NCAA Tournament. By becoming the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1, the Retrievers made about $1.7 million for the America East Conference. Loyola-Chicago's … more

Baseball teams travel south for spring break

March Madness is here to entertain most of us. But spring break has also arrived as students, faculty from schools and universities in the United States take time off from studious routines to relax … more

Young Pirates lacrosse squad loses to Demons

Englewood's lacrosse team took the field with three freshmen in the lineup and the veteran, talented Golden team took control of the tempo of play and outscored the Pirates 19-2 in the March 9 season … more

Valor forward achieves impressive numbers on ice

Luke Wheeler finished his short Valor Christian hockey career in impressive fashion. The senior led Valor into the Colorado state hockey tournament finals, topped the state in scoring with 56 points … more

On Campus: Littleton/Centennial/Englewood

Arapahoe • Daniel Benson finished third in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 48.70 to help the boys swim team finish in eighth place at the Coaches Invite swim meet on March 17. • The girls … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Riley Egloff, Heritage The senior didn't allow a hit in five innings and struck out 10 batters in a 10-0 baseball victory over Poudre on March 12. Anna Weinstein, Cherry Creek The senior tallied the … more

Broncos will make their Case with new quarterback

Case Keenum is joining his fifth team in five years and the Denver Broncos are turning to their fifth quarterback since Peyton Manning retired 24 months ago. General manager John Elway called Keenum … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Payton Canon, Cherry Creek The senior carded an even-par 31 in a nine-hole Centennial League girls golf season opener on March 8 at The Links. Josh Carlson, Arapahoe The sophomore had four goals and … more
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