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  • Cougars' boys tennis team tops Conifer, 6-1

    EVERGREEN -- Stephen Hardy, Evergreen's No. 1 singles player, led a three-match sweep in singles action and the Cougars took a 6-1 boys tennis victory over rival Conifer on Sept. 13 at the Evergreen Sports Center.
    Hardy scored a 6-1, 6-0 over the Lobos' Brandon McGlynn. Matt Golub, at No. 2 singles, was a 6-0, 6-2 winner over Matt Twombly and Paul Clancy, at No. 3 singles, defeated Skylar Budd, 6-0, 6-0.
    Conifer scored its lone win at No. 1 doubles where Jeremy Swanson and Reid Lange pulled out a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over Evergreen's Ian Roche and Andre Lane.

  • Designer birdhouses make benefit sing

    The stars of the second annual Bird House Bash, a benefit for Evergreen Audubon's Nature Center on Sept. 7, did not disappoint.

    Artistic creativity was exceptional among 19 professionally decorated and fabricated birdhouses available for auction at the evening affair, which included drinks at the Nature Center (or the Warming Hut in the winter) and dinner at the Lake House.

  • Bergens honor community heroes

    Students at the Bergens honored everyday heroes — the people who help make them safe — in a ceremony on Monday in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

    The Bergens’ Hero Day, also in its 10th anniversary, was a bigger celebration this year. For the past nine years, only the Bergen Meadow Elementary students came outside to sing patriotic songs, wave flags and give thank-you banners to community heroes. This year, students from Bergen Valley Elementary joined in.

  • Are colleges spending funds wisely?

    If you watched a recent college football game between the universities of Utah and Southern California, you couldn’t have missed a somewhat strange interlude when the announcers rattled off statistics about the amount of money PAC 12 universities are spending on stadiums.

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  • ‘One, two, three, Spencer’

    LAKEWOOD — It was more than just a moment of team solidarity. When the Evergreen Cougars returned from the locker room at Trailblazer Stadium on Sept. 9 at halftime of their game with host Alameda, one by one the players kneeled on the sideline, huddled with the coaches and said their peace.
    “One, two, three, Spencer,” the Cougars said.

  • Lady Cougars pull away from host Thomas Jefferson late

    DENVER — Natalie Elmgreen will tell you she was just trying to do her job. Well, the Evergreen shortstop did that quite well on Sept. 8 at Thomas Jefferson.
    Elmgreen went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs — two with a seventh-inning triple — as the Lady Cougars pulled away for a 7-3 victory.

  • Perry, Cougars have solid showing

    Senior Ashley Perry won two events and took second in another, leading undefeated Evergreen to a seven-point victory at the Columbine Invitational.
    Perry won the floor exercise and the vault with identical 9.05 scores, and took second place in the beam (8.550).
    “She is a great addition to our team,” Evergreen head coach Marnie Bello said. “Not only because of her talent, but because of her leadership, commitment, and hard work she brings to the table.”

  • Sports briefs

    VOLLEYBALL
    Lady Cougars score three wins at Silver Creek tournament
    LONGMONT
    — Allison Aafedt had 10 attacks and six kills as Evergreen topped host Silver Creek, 25-19, 25-16 in its fourth match at the Silver Creek tournament on Sept. 10.
    The Lady Cougars won three of their four matches in improving to 4-2 on the season.

    BOYS GOLF
    Cougars ready for regionals, finish 2nd in final league match

  • Low-cost firewood permits selling out

     

    Area residents who want to obtain low-cost firewood and help Denver Mountain Parks reduce wildfire fuels on park lands can still participate in a firewood sale offered by the Colorado State Forest Service. CSFS Golden district forester Allen Gallamore says anyone interested should request a permit soon.

    “Permits are still available, but are now limited in number because interest has really picked up with the cooler weather,” Gallamore said.