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Emma Preston, of the Arapahoe Warriors 10U Yellow team, proudly holds up the game puck after another big game.

Small goalie makes big impact on ice

As the opposing team grabs the puck and skates down the ice in a breakaway, parents and fans of the Arapahoe Warriors 10U Yellow team, or Golden Eagles, take a collective breath. As the goalie falls on the puck to secure the save, parents scream, “Good job, Emma.”
Erik Melgoza

CHSAA says goodbye to two departed administrators

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association had to take care of some sad business before its legislative council meeting Jan. 24. It said goodbye to a pair of administrators, …
Newly installed CHSAA Commissioner Mike Krueger emphasizes a point during CHSAA's Fall Sports Media Day Aug. 15 at Empower Field in Denver.

High-school officials’ fees to increase

The long, sought-after pay increases for high-school game officials are officially in play. The Colorado High School Activities Association’s legislative council, which makes CHSAA’s …

CHSAA approves slight change to Sunday contact rules

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association changed the rules for Sunday contact between coaches and student-athletes Jan. 24. The association’s legislative council, the …

Cherry Creek players surround a Fort Collins player along the boards during a scramble for the puck. Creek edged Fort Collins 4-3 in a Jan 21 game.

Creek hockey coach confident in team

Cherry Creek hockey coach Jeff Mielnicki feels he has a team that can compete with other top Colorado Class 5A squads this season. The Bruins, a co-op team with players attending Creek, Cherokee …
Standout Performers

VIDEO: Prairie View football manager scores a TD

The football team manager at Prairie View High School had a chance to take center stage Oct. 21 during the ThunderHawks' game against Mullen High School. Johnathan Salzer,who has Down's syndrome, …
Riverdale Ridge's Bradley Weinmaster gets the winner's hug after capturing the 4A boys state golf championship in Windsor Oct. 4.

Riverdale Ridge's Weinmaster atop the golf heap

                WINDSOR -- To survive a four-person playoff for a state championship in boys golf is one …
Jonathan Gonzalez celebrates a Frontier League win with his teammates and fans against The Pinnacle Sept.21 in Fort Lupton. Gonzalez scored three goals and had an assist against the Timberwolves.

Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
Ryan Kropp

Ex-Brighton golfer Kropp transitions to coaching

Former Brighton High School golfler Ryan Kropp is still involved in his sport. But now, it’s as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Texas-Dallas, where Kropp finished his …

Denene Shivley

Shivley, ex-Brighton HS athlete, headed to Regis’ Hall of Fame 

Before Denene (Jacovetta) Shivley became a technology teacher at Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, she was a self-admitted tomboy. “I was never into dolls,” she said. “My …
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