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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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League classification moves forward

Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
Prairie View's Angelo Padilla Jr. awaits the eventual foul call against Gateway's D'Avonte Meadows Jan. 20 in Brighton. PVHS won the game 61-37.

Boys basketball: Prairie View's early schedule seems to be paying off

             Prairie View boys basketball coach Damien Romero loved the ThunderHawks’ early season …
Scott Sanders, left, gave up the manager's job of the softball team at Fort Lupton High School in exchange for a spot on the Bluedevils' football team.

Fort Lupton's Sanders makes the switch from softball manager to football player 

Scott Sanders loves all things baseball. It extended to a stint as manager of the Fort Lupton High School softball team in 2020; in the fall season, it was the closest thing to …

Adams City wrestlers make On the Mat Magazine rankings

Eleven wrestlers from Adams City High School earned spots in the most recent On the Mat Magazine rankings. They are Nicholas Vasquez (No. 6 at 106 pounds), Jaxon Lopez (No. 12 at 126 pounds), Jace …

Brighton introduces new aquatics hotline

The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …
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Calvin Johnson of Adams City chose Red Feather College, northwest of Reno, Nevada, for his next educational and athletic stop.

Football: Adams City's Johnson makes college choice

Feather River College is a two-year school in Quincy, Calif., about 80 miles northwest of Reno, Nevada. Its enrollment is about 1,500. One of its newer students/football players will be Calvin …
Brighton's Bo French participates in the Colorado High School Coaches of Girls Sports all-star volleyball game at Fossil Ridge High School Nov. 21. French, a senior, was one of 90 selected to play. She finished the season with 170 kills in 61 matches, a .236 hitting percentage. She also served 15 aces and recorded seven blocks.

Volleyball: She's an all-star

Prairie View's Devin Mauter is a happy camper after signing a letter of intent to play baseball at Ottawa College in Ottawa, Kansas.

PVHS' Mauter battles back, signs for college baseball

Unlike a lot of high-school athletes, there was a time when Prairie View's Devin Mauter didn't think he'd be sitting center stage during a letter-of-intent ceremony. But there he was Nov. 11 in …
Defender Alejandro Rodriguez runs to stop Fort Collins' Aidan Willey from taking a shot at the goal.

State 5A soccer: Fort Collins scores early, holds off Adams City in first round of state playoffs

Adams City faced off against Fort Collins Oct. 27 in the first round of the 5A regional playoffs at French Field in Fort Collins. The Eagles were defeated 4-2 in a gusty match but saved face by …

Riverdale Ridge's Omar Sanchez controls the ball as Cheyenne Mountain's Luke Blamires turns around on defense during the first round of the state 4A soccer playoffs in Colorado Springs Oct. 28.

State 4A soccer: Two late goals end Riverdale Ridge's season

COLORADO SPRINGS -- Cheyenne Mountain put an end to Riverdale Ridge's soccer season in Colorado Springs Oct. 28. But it wasn't without a struggle. The Indians' Jonathan Diaz Mendoza scored …
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