Today's News

  • Cougars keeps scoreboard operator working ... a lot

     Eighty-two points. Yes, 82.

    That’s what the Evergreen Cougars’ varsity football team put on the scoreboard in a old-fashion butt-kicking of Jefferson, 82-0, on Oct. 7 at Lakewood’s Trailblazer Stadium. The 82 points is believed to be a school record, said head coach Rob Molholm, though records weren’t available for confirmation.

  • Evergreen boys tennis takes 2nd at regionals

    DENVER — Evergreen’s boys tennis team qualified five of its seven slots for the Oct. 14-16 4A state tennis championship with a second-place finish at the Region 1 tournament on Oct. 8 at Colorado Academy.

    Advancing to state, set for Oct 14-16 in Pueblo, with a second-place finish were Nate Chart (No. 1 singles), Stephen Hardy (No. 2 singles), Bryan Repko (No. 3 singles), Cameron Sadler and Garrett Smith (No. 3 doubles) and Steve Jensen and Brad Lindsay (No. 4 doubles).

  • Roundup: Evergreen softball opens regionals vs. Pueblo Central

    The Evergreen Cougars (11-8), seeded 19th, will play No. 14 seed Pueblo Central (15-4) at 10 a.m. on Oct. 16 at the 4A Region 5 tournament at Four Diamonds Sports Complex in Colorado Springs.

    The other match-up in the four-team regional pits third-seeded Lewis-Palmer (17-2) vs. No. 30 seed Vista Ridge (8-11), also at 10 a.m. The winners will play at 12:15 p.m. with a berth to the 4A state tournament at stake. The losers also play at 12:15, with the winner of that game to face the winner’s bracket loser at 2:30 p.m. for a second state tournament spot.

  • Park board to meet Oct. 26 at fire building

     The next regular meeting of the Evergreen Park and Recreation District board will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Evergreen Fire/Rescue Administration Building, 1802 Bergen Parkway. The new location was named because the usual meeting places had been reserved for other events.

  • Districts face money worries if amendments pass

     What will special-district taxpayers get if they pass Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101, one of the most sweeping packages of tax-cutting proposals since the Taxpayers Bill of Rights Amendment passed in 1992?

    For the average homeowner in a $300,000 house, property taxes will go down by $376 under Amendment 60, or $1,360 a year if all three pass, according to the state Legislative Council memo to the General Assembly dated Sept.10.

  • Voters turn out in force to view election choices

    A standing-room-only crowd of about 250 jammed into the Evergreen Lake House on Oct. 5 to get an earful from 11 candidates, or their substitutes, competing to be the area's future elected officials when Election Day arrives Nov. 2.

    The lineup included two of three candidates for governor and two candidates each for U.S. House of Representatives, the Colorado Senate and Jefferson County commissioner.

  • Zuckerman, Theil fall into the back of the pack at 4A state golf meet

    Evergreen golfers Adam Zuckerman and Sam Theil struggled at the 4A boys state golf championships at The Club at Flying Horse in Colorado Springs on Oct. 4-5. Zuckerman shot a consistent 13-over 85 on both days to finish tied for 70th with a 170 total and Theil was one shot back at 171, tied for 72nd.

    John Ahern of D’Evelyn was the top medalist with a 7-under 137 and Valor Christian won the team title with a 433 total, 15 shots better than Cortez and D’Evelyn.

  • Cougars’ Hamilton captures Sanders Invitational

    LITTLETON — Evergreen’s Jak Hamilton won the Division 2 boys race at the Dave Sanders Invitational at Clement Park on Oct. 1, and the girls team took top honors with three finishers in the top four.

    Hamilton won the boys race in a time of 16 minutes, 29 seconds, beating out Pomona’s Dezmin Rameriz by six seconds. Fellow Evergreen runners Jackson Sayler and Andre Lane finished in the top six, but Pomona placed six runners in the top 15 en route to team honors by three points over the Cougars.

  • Offensive-minded Cougars keep Lobos in check in rout

    CONIFER — The Conifer Lobos shouldn’t be offended if Evergreen comes off a little offensive. It’s just the Cougars’ style.

    On the soccer field, that is.

    The way Evergreen head coach Peter Jeans sees it is that if his Cougars can play a more offensive-style of game and play a ball-control attack then it only increases the likelihood his team will win. That’s exactly how Evergreen approached its Mountain Challenge Cup battle with the host Lobos on Sept. 30.

  • Evergreen artist Hudson ‘paints from the heart’

    Some meetings are just serendipitous. Such was the case when Steven Sonnen walked into a gallery in Santa Fe, N.M. Little did he know that the artist whose work he was admiring, Andrée Hudson, lived in his own hometown of Evergreen.
    “I couldn’t believe it when the gallery gave me her contact information. Andrée literally lives 10 minutes from my wife and me in Evergreen,” says Sonnen, the owner of Mirada Fine Art in Indian Hills.