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Creek’s Payton Canon chosen as Girls Golfer of Year

Steady, consistent, unflappable were terms that could define the play of Cherry Creek’s Payton Canon this season on the golf course. Coach Randy Smith came up with another description for his … more

Manning visits as Broncos install simplified offense

A day after teeing it up with Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning stopped by the Denver Broncos' on-field workout to check things out. By the end, the five-time NFL MVP quarterback probably had the new … more

Five-day state baseball tourneys left big impressions

After five days of scrutinizing the state baseball tournaments at All-City Field, I have a few observations. The facility is one of the best for high school baseball and it sure has changed since I … more

Elephant Rock rides again

An event-filled weekend in Castle Rock ended with one of the town's most iconic summer events welcoming Coloradans to the cycling season. The 31st annual Elephant Rock Cycling Festival finished off … more

Heritage gets to 5A baseball final before losing to Mountain Vista

Heritage went into the final two days of the Class 5A state baseball tournament at Denver's All-City Stadium as the unbeaten team in the double-elimination tournament. Heritage coach Ty Munro called … more

E-sports proposal could see kids get inside and play

It has almost become run-of-the-mill these days to tune into the news on television or car radio to hear about some decision that leaves you shaking your head. The National Federation of State High … more

Warriors' run finally comes to end

Coach Jim Dollaghan's Arapahoe Warriors played baseball on a sunny May 26 day at All-City Stadium in Denver. Arapahoe was playing Mountain Range in the Class 5A double-elimination state baseball … more

Cherry Creek wins state girls golf title

Coach Randy Smith spent a lot of time for two days watching the persistence of his Cherry Creek girls golf team. The Bruins, three strokes back of Regis Jesuit and two behind Grandview after the … more

Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout … more

State track and field: How they finished

Results for south metro athletes in the finals of the state track meet, which was held May 17-19 at Jeffco Stadium. Girls Class 5A 3200 run: 1. Jenna Fitzsimmons, Mountain Vista, 10:35.09; … more

South metro area swimmers post strong showings at state

Cherry Creek was third at the Class 5A state swimming championship to lead all teams from the south metro area. The Bruins finished with 208.50 points, which was 82 points shy of state champion Regis … more

Creek relay team wins state track title

Cherry Creek junior Marcus Miller was a contender most of the final day of the Class 5A state track meet on May 19 at Jeffco Stadium. Miller was third in the 100 meters and fourth in the 200 meters, … more

Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college … more

Golfer demonstrates unpredictability of game

It’s been said many times that golf is an unpredictable sport that requires plenty of mental grit. For myself, golf has always been pretty predictably bad, with a few good shots and holes but very … more

Kelly has chance to win Broncos' backup quarterback job

Not even the signing of free agent Case Keenum could keep the Broncos from staging yet another quarterback competition this offseason. This time it's a battle for the backup job. After bypassing a … more

Local teams set for state baseball tournament

After regional tournaments May 12 and 13, teams are set to compete in the Class 3A, 4A and 5A double-elimination portion of the state baseball tournaments. Mountain Vista, Arapahoe, Heritage and Rock … more

Cherry Creek girls capture tennis crown

Tennis is in the blood of Cherry Creek's freshman twin sisters Eliza and Nicole Hill. It's something natural for them because the family has played and watched a lot of tennis. The sisters helped the … more

Top teams advance in girls lacrosse playoffs

The high school girls lacrosse season is in its home stretch and play has narrowed the field to the eight teams in the May 16 state tournament quarterfinals. The match-ups for the quarterfinal games … more

Warriors advance to boys lacrosse semifinals

Arapahoe was the lone south metro area boys lacrosse team remaining in the state playoffs, and the Warriors were scheduled to play a May 16 semifinal game against a familiar foe in Kent Denver. The … more

Area teams advance in girls soccer playoffs

Mountain Vista and Rock Canyon won close second-round matches on May 11 to advance to the quarterfinals of the girls Class 5A soccer playoffs. Quarterfinal matches were scheduled to be held May 16, … more
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