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Today's Sports

  • Cougar boys plagued by ball-...

    EVERGREEN — In its second game of the season, the Evergreen boys basketball team couldn’t get the job done on Friday night after a sluggish start on offense against visiting Silver Creek as it fell, 58-45.

    Silver Creek, ranked sixth in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A poll, outpaced the Cougars all night on the offensive end, and Evergreen’s defense didn’t do much to stop it on the other end of the court either — aside from the third quarter.

  • Conifer girls fall to Golden in...

    By Seth Kahn

    The Conifer High School girls basketball team came up short against the Demons of Golden High School on Nov. 29, falling 63-32.

    Senior Casey Scheffer led the way with eights points and a steal for the Lobos in a game in which they seemed to find difficulty getting into a rhythm. Despite the result, coach Cara Walderman was positive about her team’s performance and attitude.

  • Cougar girls poised for another...

    It may be hard to improve on its 4A state championship from last year — the first in school history — but that won’t stop the Evergreen girls’ basketball team from likely dominating its competition on the hardwood this season.

    It certainly doesn’t hurt that they only lost one senior following the 2016 season.

  • Five Lobo students commit to...

    CONIFER — Five athletes from Conifer will be taking their talents into the collegiate sphere next year.

    On Nov. 14 at Conifer High School, Isabel Arnold, Madeleine Foster, Cole Hollander, Nick William and Kyle Butler signed their letters of intent to play a variety of sports — lacrosse, soccer, cross country and track — at the next level.

    Isabel Arnold, soccer

    Isabel Arnold, who says she can play almost anywhere on the soccer field, signed her letter of intent to play at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.

  • Husky basketball looks ahead to...

    It may only her first year as head coach at Platte Canyon, but Becca Hammon is already making waves in the girls’ basketball program for the better.

  • Conifer boys hope to add on to...

    Conifer High School is looking forward to what could be the best season in boys’ basketball coach Eric Valerio’s tenure.

    Although he’s only been around for five years, Valerio helped take the team to its first state tournament berth last year, before the Lobos lost in the first round to Glenwood Springs. It was something that hadn’t been done in the nine years before he took over as head coach.

    With seven seniors returning this year, they’re hoping they can take that accomplishment to another level.

  • Cougars fall in first round of...

    By Levi Waddell

    LAKEWOOD — Despite being the higher seed headed into Saturday’s first-round playoff matchup at Trailblazer Stadium, the Evergreen Cougars (9-2) were unable to stop the Rifle Bears’ (9-2) potent rushing attack as they fell 37-10. This marks the second year in a row the Cougars were unable to reach the second round of the playoffs.

    It was evident from Rifle’s first drive that the Cougar defense was going to struggle with the Bears’ Wing T offense.

  • Five Cougars will continue...

    Five Evergreen High School athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their sporting careers in college for soccer, cross country, baseball and swimming on National Signing Day on Wednesday.

    Lauryn Jeans, soccer

    Lauryn Jeans, the daughter of girls soccer coach Peter Jeans, will head to Claremont McKenna College in California next year to play soccer.

  • Evergreen All-Conference Lists

    With fall sports wrapping up, many of the Jeffco All-Conference lists are being released, with the exception of football. For Evergreen High School, kids from six sports made the All-Conference lists this fall.

    Evergreen’s football season ended Saturday in the playoff loss to Rifle, but Jeffco will not release the All-Conference list until all Jeffco teams have exited the playoffs. Volleyball lists have not yet been released.

    Boys golf

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    • Xan Anderson

    • Nolan Miller

  • Evergreen overcomes injuries,...

    THORNTON — While the 4A state gymnastics championship offered encouragement for Evergreen’s young and injury/illness-riddled team, it also presented second-year coach Tabor Cowden with a point of emphasis for next season.

    Finishing.

    The Cougars, and junior standout Jackie Fritsche in particular, couldn’t close the deal on Nov. 3, the first day of competition at Thornton High School.