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Local athlete is giant slalom state champ

As bizarre as it might sound, high school skiing is an overlooked sport on the Front Range in Colorado. Skiing may connote Colorado between the months of November through March, but any high school … more

Young first baseman finding his swing for Rockies

Ryan McMahon is moving closer to opening the regular season as the Colorado Rockies' first baseman. The 23-year-old was hitting over .380 as of last week. "The numbers might be OK, but numbers … more

Englewood athletes get up to speed for track season

The sound of running feet shattered the months of silence on the track inside Englewood High School Stadium as about 40 athletes began training for the coming track and field season. “We have a … more

Arenado aims to keep relentless schedule for Rockies

Nolan Arenado chuckled at the idea of ever taking the field every day for the Colorado Rockies and playing all 162 games. In theory, it's possible. The reality of being the third baseman for the … more

Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to John Prusinowski. Well, boys … more

Andrews, Cable take honors for swimming, diving

Kylie Andrews' senior season on the Heritage girls swimming team was one to remember and Arapahoe junior diver Franny Cable finally had a season she doesn't want to forget. Andrews was named the 2018 … more

Olympics could again be tough sell in Denver

It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by “super highway,” thousands more hotel rooms than existed and a cross-country ski course that looked … more

Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound … more

On Campus: Centennial/Littleton/Englewood

Arapahoe • Rod Sherman, who helped build Valor Christian into a state football powerhouse, is the new head football coach at Arapahoe. Sherman was the school’s athletic director from 2007-12 and … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Kali March, Arapahoe The sophomore was 10-for-10 at the foul line and scored 18 points with five steals in a 55-38 girls basketball win over Cherokee Trail on Feb. 14. Diamante Martinez, Englewood … more

Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only … more

Sheridan finishes ninth at state wrestling tournament

Sheridan's Faustin Lopez won the 195-pound championship and the Rams finished ninth among Class 3A teams at the state wrestling tournament, which was held Feb. 15-17 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. In … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Alec Pell, Cherry Creek The junior contributed 17 points in a 60-45 Centennial League boys basketball victory over Arapahoe on Feb. 7. Kali March, Arapahoe The sophomore led the girls basketball team … more

Englewood wrestlers tackle regionals

A trio of Englewood's wrestlers, two of them new to the sport, faced the daunting challenge of wrestlers from 11 other teams seeking to go to state during the Pirate-hosted Class 3A Region 3 … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Jana van Gytenbeek, Cherry Creek The sophomore guard made six-of-seven 3-pointers, scored 32 points, had six assists and made six steals in a 69-43 girls basketball win Jan. 31 over Overland. Delaney … more

Pirates host wrestling regionals

Englewood High School became the focus of attention for athletes and fans from 12 schools as the Pirates host the Class 3A Region 3 wrestling tournament Feb. 9 and 10. More than 100 wrestlers are … more

New Englewood football coach a familiar face in area

Mike Campbell was the center of attention Jan. 17 when Englewood High School officials held a meeting and introduced him as the new head football coach. Campbell, who was at the helm of the Arapahoe … more

Putting passion into practice

There were no sports for girls at the middle school Caryn Jarocki attended in the Chicago area, so she kept the scorebook for the boys. That didn’t sit well with Jarocki. “That made me angry … more

The 2017 All-South Metro Football Team

OFFENSE Quarterback: Alex Padilla, 6-2, 190, junior, Cherry Creek Had a 125.6 quarterback rating, passing for 2,678 yards and 40 TDs. Running back: Dominic Bettini, 5-9, 170, junior, Highlands Ranch … more
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