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Eagle Ridge Academy's Megan Derby drives toward the basket as her teammate, Alissa Rivera, gets in the way of Englewood's Olga Gutierrez during the teams' Dec. 1 game in Brighton.

Photo gallery: Eagle Ridge tops Englewood in girls basketball

Eagle Ridge Academy's girls basketball season started off on the right foot Dec. 1. The host Warriors downed Englewood 46-25, thanks in part of 13 points from Madi DiLorenzo (incluiding three, …
Guanella Pass is now closed to cars until May 2023.

Guanella Pass closes for the season

Clear Creek County announced on Nov. 28 the closure of Guanella Pass Scenic Byway for the winter season. 
Pomona's Kendra Ritzmann gets this pass away against the defense of Golden's Kempley Wellman during  the teams' Dec. 1 game in Brighton.

Photo gallery: Golden bests Pomona in preseason tournament

BRIGHTON -- Golden High School opened up play in the second annual Nate Howard Memorial Classic by beating Pomona 54-39 in Brighton Dec. 1. No stats were available for either team. Pomona faces …
The ball squirts away from Prairie View's Celicia Robles during a Dec. 2 game against Adams City, part of the second annual Nate Howard Memorial Classic. The Eagles' defender is Natalya Fowler.

Girls basketball: PVHS overcomes Adams City in the second half

Prairie View High School’s girls basketball enters a new season with a new classification and a new conference alignment. And two wins. The second came against Adams City Dec, 2 by a …

Clear Creek's Bode Baker throws a pitch during a June 2021 game at Denver Christian. Baker, who's been playing baseball since he was 3 or 4 years old, is graduating high school this year and hopes to play baseball at the collegiate level.

High school seniors reflect on life lessons from athletic careers

For high school seniors a few months from graduation, athletics have helped them prepare for the ups and downs, and the responsibilities of adult life.
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Ane'e Vigil of Prairie View High School

Wrestling: Prairie View’s Vigil eyes three-peat

DENVER – Prairie View’s Ane’e Vigil has two state wrestling titles to his credit. By the last week in February, he’d love to have a third. But he also said he has some …
Stargate School's Allison Pippert is on her way to a class 3A Metro League cross country title in Broomfield Oct. 6.

Cross country: Stargate’s Pippert takes third at state

COLORADO SPRINGS – Stargate School’s Allison Pippert had lots of reasons to smile after the class 3A state cross country meet at Penrose Equestrian Events Center. For one, she placed …
Brighton High School's soccer team poses for a group picture. The Bulldogs qualified for the state 5A tournament for the first time since 2014 this year.

Colorado 5A soccer: Valor Christian ends Brighton's season

HIGHLANDS RANCH -- Valor Christian scored four times in each half to trounce Brighton 8-0 in the opening round of Colorado's 5A soccer tournament. The game was held Oct. 26 on the Eagles' field. No stats …
Legacy forward Tristan Maurek (center) is congratulated after scoring the Lightning's second goal against Overland in an opening round CHSAA 5A playoff game at Five Star North Stadium in Westminster Oct. 26. The Lighting advanced 4-1.

Photo gallery: Top-seeded Legacy soccer moves to Colorado's second round

BROOMFIELD -- Legacy High School beat Overland 4-1 in the opening round of the state 5A boys soccer tournament in Broomfield. Cooper Stephens scored two of the Lightning's goals in the game on Oct. 26. Nikhil …

Fort Lupton's Caleb Adam (7) and Brandon Ruiz (2) control play as Atlas Prep's Ivann Gonzalez moves in during the first round of the state 3A soccer playoffs in Fort Lupton Oct. 26.

Soccer: Fort Lupton faces familiar foe in second round of playoffs

The question before the board for the Fort Lupton High School soccer program is can it get past the second round of the state 3A playoffs. The Bluedevils advanced to the second round for the third …
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