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Evergreen and Valor capture Jeffco League boys golf team titles

Three down, one to go. more

Falcons softball hosts 6th annual Military Service Appreciation Day

Over the weekend, Highlands Ranch Falcons softball (7-5) hosted its sixth annual military service appreciation day by playing in a doubleheader against the Lewis-Palmer Rangers (8-5) and the Wheat Ridge Farmers (4-8). more

Valor Christian alum visits Kenya ahead of Princeton volleyball debut

Locals may know Erin McNair from her recent volleyball days at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch. As a four-year varsity starter for the Eagles, McNair was the captain of the 29-0, 5A state champion team in 2022.  more

Valor Christian alum Anna Hall is heptathlon standout at USA Track & Field

Anna Hall likes to have fun when she competes, and the former Valor Christian standout has become one of the world’s leading female heptathlon athletes. more

Meet the Colorado man behind Pepper Pong

“What really my vision for this game was, going back 20 to 25 years, was something that you could play on any surface, and that anybody, regardless of age or ability could jump in and compete and have fun." more

Cherry Creek’s Rymer rallies to fight cancer for himself, others

In 2021, Garrett Rymer was having a typical day for any teenager. He was riding his bicycle when he crashed and broke his right arm. He’d have to wear a cast and, when he returned for a checkup, although the bone had healed, he had a weakness in his arm that wouldn’t go away. more

Survey says: ‘Use shot clock for high school basketball’

To loosely paraphrase Shakespeare, “to use a shot clock or not to use a shot clock.” That is the question before the Colorado High School Activities Association. more

55-year-old Castle Rock pitcher finally gets shot at pro baseball

From all-state high school baseball pitcher to pro decades – yes, decades – later, Dan Clemens of Castle Rock is looking back in amazement. As generations have come and gone, at 55 years old, he’s still standing on the mound, which is exactly where he wants to be. more

The 10 must-watch football teams along the Front Range this season

Ahead of the 2023-24 season, we spoke with schools and coaches as well as our cadre of sportswriters, photographers and freelancers to determine our 10 must-watch high school teams of the season. more

Denver Disruptors bicycle racers to roll through Commerce City

Can’t get enough professional sports teams in Colorado? Good. The National Cycling League has you covered. It's bringing an exciting, free professional bicycle race to the Front Range next month. more

Denver Iconics professional pickleball in full swing

You may have heard the pat-pat-patting of a pickleball court in your neighborhood or local park. You may even play regularly yourself, or complain about the noise. However you feel, pickleball is being taken to the next level across the Front Range. more

U.S. Open winner Wyndham Clark, through the eyes of his Colorado high school coaches

Justen Byler, the head golf coach at Valor Christian High School, said it’s no accident Wyndham Clark faced intense pressure head-on to win the U.S. Open golf tournament last week. Byler felt a first major championship was going to come sooner or later for Clark. more

What to know about the Nuggets’ championship parade Thursday

Bring plenty of water, but don’t bring alcohol. Expect to make noise, but don’t bring any noisemakers, like fireworks or air horns. more

Valor Christian baseball wins first 5A state championship

After Zach Eigenbrod fired the final out, he was dog-piled by his teammates as Valor Christian celebrated its first Class 5A state baseball championship and capped a miraculous playoff run. more

Standout golfer at Valor Christian signs with University of Montana

For senior Elle Higgins, the grass is always greener when she’s on the fairway. It has treated her well at Valor Christian High School and now provides a unique opportunity to shine in college. Last month, she narrowed down her options, and chose the University of Montana as her new home. more
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