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Sisters spark competition on the volleyball court

One opinion you often hear from many athletes is that the team is like a family. For the Chaparral girls volleyball squad, the team is literally like a family. There are two pairs of sisters on this … more

More chances for Season D sports teams?

There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports … more

Metro sports roundup

Mountain Vista’s girls volleyball team took a big step toward winning the Continental League regular season title with a win on March 30 in a showdown between the state’s two top-ranked Class 5A … more

ThunderRidge, Lutheran take boys hoops titles

ThunderRidge used a second quarter surge to claim its first state basketball boys title in almost 20 years and Lutheran’s third quarter performance domination in the Lions’ first Class 3A boys … more

Ponderosa makes a charge for wrestling title, Pomona wins

Ponderosa had a chance to win the Class 5A state wrestling championship held March 13 in Pueblo.The Mustangs had a 12-point lead going into the final session, but Pomona’s depth began to show, and … more

Heritage reaches new heights in swimming competition

Heritage made a statement about the future while Cherry Creek relived the past during the Colorado state girls swim and dive championships held at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. … more

Snow impacts state tournament schedules

AURORA -- The potential for heavy snow this weekend is causing some issues with state playoffs in girls swimming and, perhaps, boys and girls basketball. The Colorado High School Activities … more

State 3A swim meet postponed

AURORA -- The anticipated snowstorm this weekend prompted the Colorado High School Activities Association to postpone the class 3A girls swimming and diving meet until Monday, March 15. Forecasts … more

CDPHE requires COVID testing for state wrestlers

AURORA -- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Monday night it was requiring COVID testing for those participating in the state wrestling tournaments this weekend. In … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Top player ready to do what's needed at Mountain Vista

Ben Bowen is doing what he claims is “whatever” for the Mountain Vista boys basketball team. Bowen, a 6-5 senior who will be heading next season to the University of Wyoming to play basketball, … more

State 3A boys basketball: Englewood gets first-round bye

AURORA -- Englewood High School, which won the Colorado League title this season, earned a first-round bye in the state 3A playoffs. The Colorado High School Activities Association released the … more

State wrestling schedule announced

AURORA — The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the schedule for next week's state wrestling tournaments.  They will be at the Southwest Motor Events Center in Pueblo.  The … more

State wrestling schedule announced

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the schedule for next week's state wrestling tournaments. They will be at the Southwest Motor Events Center in Pueblo. The … more

High school sports roundup: Valor holds off Chaparral in meeting of top-five hockey teams

Unbeaten Valor Christian, ranked third among 5A hockey teams in the official CHSAA poll, clashed with fifth-ranked Chaparral on Feb.19 in a South Conference showdown Valor jumped ahead 4-1 after … more

Regional wrestling locations set

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the locations for this year's regional wrestling tournaments. They are set for Friday and Saturday, March 5 and 6. In class 3A, … more

Hoops player aims for versatility

Sam Crispe, a 6-foot-2 junior at Arapahoe High School, has developed into one of the south metro area’s leading post players. However, she is diligently working to become more versatile. After five … more

High school sports roundup: Rival hoops games not like they used to be

Boys basketball games between Mountain Vista and ThunderRidge used to be the highlight of the season, with overflow crowds packing the gym. Games between the rival schools are still good, but the … more

Prep athletes get busy after start of Season B

Season B sports got the green light to start on Jan. 25 and the beginning of their abbreviated schedules were highlighted with a few matchups between highly ranked teams. The following is a roundup … more

Season B goes ahead after much consideration

Season B started Jan. 25, but it took work, determination and soul-searching from the Colorado High School Activities Association to usher in the six sports seasons. Boys and girls basketball, … more

Basketball season will look different

There is to be a 2021 Colorado high school basketball season — although nothing is certain during the COVID-19 pandemic. Basketball practices for boys and girls were to begin on Jan. 18 and … more
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