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Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …
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Carol and Steve Sorensen on what they call the “hill from hell”, the steepest road in the Southern Hemisphere at around 40 degrees.

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 …
Wheat Ridge High alum Annie Kunz at the IAAF World Championships in Quatar in 2019. She is heading to the Olympics in Tokyo later this summer to compete in that event.

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 …
Cyclists pass each other on the Clear Creek Trail.

Rounding up the cycling trails

’Tis the season for two-wheeled adventure.  Lucy Hanna said she’s just visiting but couldn’t wait to hop on a bike — a loaner from her niece Claire — and check out the Clear Creek Trail.  …
Mountain Vista baseball players show off their new banner and trophy after winning the 5A State Championship 3-2 against Valor Christian on June 25 at All-Star Park in Lakewood.

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 …

Cherry Creek junior Riley Stewart was a four-time winner at the June 24-26 state track meet at Jeffco Stadium. She ran on Creek’s winning 3,200 relay team, won the 800 meters, 3,200 meters and 1,600 meters with a state meet record time.

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 …
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