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Legend's Timothy Gibbs (11) blocks an attempted spike by ThunderRidge's Westley Watson (11) during the match on March 23 at Legend.

Boys volleyball programs grow in Douglas County, other areas

Boys volleyball became a sanctioned sport in Colorado three years ago and has steadily been growing. “The level of volleyball is rising and rising,” said Legend boys volleyball coach …
Davyon Collins, a Houston native, was recently selected to serve as the second-ever PGA WORKS Fellow for the Colorado PGA Section, which is based in Larkspur.

Houston native selected to be Colorado PGA Section’s second-ever PGA WORKS Fellow

After playing basketball since he was hardly bigger than a basketball, playing and coaching hoops at the collegiate level, and working for an NBA team’s minor league squad, Davyon Collins is …
Monty Estis of Evergreen performs a planche, holding it for at least two seconds to be put into the Guinness World Records as the oldest person to perform the skill. Estis is 65.

Evergreen man performs world record feat

If you’re going to set a Guinness World Record, you might as well accomplish the feat not once, but twice.
Boyd Rothman

Family tree in play for Arvada youth swimmer

The source of Boyd Rothman’s interest in swimming depends on who’s answering the question. “I don’t know. I just did,” said the 8-year-old Arvada resident. His …

Scott Sanders

From shoulder surgery to the baseball diamond

Fort Lupton’s Scotty Sanders can talk about baseball with just about anyone. He can play it, too, from club ball in the summer to high-school ball in the spring. But what may not be visible …
Standout Performers
Jaslynn Gallegos oversees a girls wrestling camp at Brighton High School, her alma mater, in August.

College wrestling: Gallegos claims title with late rally, pinfall

The road to the 116-pound title at the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships may not have been what former Skyview wrestler and Brighton High School student Jaslynn Gallegos …
Holy Family's Grayden Harkness encounters Eagle Ridge Academy's Christian Seifert during the class 4A boys semifinals at the Denver Coliseum March 9. The Tigers earned a spot in Saturday's finals with a 65-41 win over the Warriors.

Boys basketball: Too much defense, too many turnovers end Warriors’ season

DENVER – Eagle Ridge Academy’s boys basketball team ran into a buzzsaw in the semifinals of the state 4A boys basketball tournament March 9. Holy Family used pressure defense, which …
Riverdale Ridge pitcher Ty Thompson compiled an earned-run average of 3.04 in 50 innings of work last season.

Baseball: Ravens ready for another league title run

A year ago, the Riverdale Ridge baseball team won the Longs Peak crown, won 17 of 25 games and advanced to the second round of the state 4A baseball tournament. Coach Ray Garza doesn’t think …
Former CHSAA assistant commissioner Bert Borgmann, left, and his son, Logan.

Former CHSAA assistant commissioner Borgmann remembered for Rice Krispy treats, service to others

AURORA -- Callie Kryder said the people who attended a celebration of life service for her late father, former Colorado High School Activities assistant commissioner Bert Borgmann, knew him for …

Riverdale Ridge Athletic Director Aaron Riessen, left, salutes RRHS student and Brighton High School swimmer Emily Aten on her recognition as the Front Range League's swimmer of the year.

Girls swimming: Aten is Front Range League's top swimmer

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