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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 …

Girls soccer: Rivalry brings out the best in friendly rivals

What better way to add some late season drama than a rivalry game that has playoff implications.  The Brighton Bulldogs came into the April 26 East Metro Athletic Conference match against …
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Arapahoe's Alonzo Ramirez breaks free from Rock Canyon's defense, including Nathanial Wilson(11) during the Warriors' homecoming game Sept. 23 in Littleton.

Football photo gallery: Rock Canyon spoils Arapahoe's homecoming

LITTELTON -- Rock Canyon High School's football team stayed unbeaten through five games this season and spoiled Arapahoe High School's homecoming Sept. 23 by beating the Warriors 28-17. Jaguars …
Dignitaries from Eagle Ridge Academy and the city of Brighton combine to officially break ground on the Warriors' new soccer field Sept. 23.

The end of an all road game schedule is in sight for Eagle Ridge soccer

                In the span of a couple of sentences, Eagle Ridge Academy three-sport athlete and student body president …
Heritage's Cooper Littrell spots the ball and makes a move to retrieve it during his team's win against Highlands Ranch Sept. 22.

Soccer photo gallery: Heritage stays undefeated in Continental League play

Heritage High School had to rally in the second half to ward off Highlands Ranch 3-1 in Continental League play Sept. 22 on the Eagles' pitch. HHS scored its goals in the second half and kept the …
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 …

The hair of this Horizon Pom Pom girl moves in every direction during a prehomecoming game routine at Five Star North Stadium Sept. 23.

Photo gallery: Horizon homecoming crowns royalty, falls in football game

Rocky Mountain High School spoiled Horizon's homecoming Sept. 23 by beating the Hawks 31-7 at District 12 North Stadiuim in Westminster. The Lobos scored the first 25 points of the game. No other …
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From left, Bradley Weinmaster, Will Balliet, Carter Seis and Aiden Sweeney

Golf: Riverdale Ridge back to defend 4A title

BRIGHTON -- All four members of Riverdale Ridge's golf team qualified for the state 4A golf tournament. That puts the Ravens in position to defend their state 4A title in Colorado Springs starting …
Payton Crawford

Golf: Three from Brighton schools advance to state

Three golfers from two Brighton High Schools earned spots in the state 5A golf tournament. At the class 5A Northern Regional at Flatirons Golf Course, Payton Crawford a 4-over 74 to earn a spot at …
Taylor Evans

Ex-Mountain Vista soccer player doing just fine at Duke

                From the sounds of things, former Mountain Vista High School soccer player Taylor Evans is doing right well …

Area youth golfers sine at Texas tournament

Eight teams of golfers aged 13 and younger, including one from Parker, qualified for the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Regional tournament in Garland, Texas, the weekend of Sept. 10 and …

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 …
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