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Today's Sports

  • Late field goal saves Evergreen...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    The outcome aside, Rob Molholm’s cardiologist wouldn’t recommend many more games like the 2016 opener for Evergreen’s head football coach.

    On the sideline for the first time since he suffered a heart attack last December, Molholm no doubt suffered palpitations while guiding his mostly inexperienced Cougars to a 23-21 victory over Northridge on Sept. 2 at Evergreen High School.

  • Cates, Lobos knock off Cougars

    Jaden Cates is such an intense player that sometimes Conifer softball coach Carrie Oletski has to remind her sophomore pitcher — one of eight sophomores on this year’s team — to smile from time to time, loosen up but also remember to throw strikes.

    The strikes were hit and miss Aug. 30 at Evergreen High School as Cates scattered eight walks, but she showed enough poise to fan six and allow just five hits as the Lady Lobos, behind an early seven-run cushion, pounded out a 10-4 victory.

  • EHS gymnastics hopes opening...

    LITTLETON ­— The Chatfield Lady Chargers, despite having first-meet jitters and several falls in their season opener Sept. 1 at home against Green Mountain and Evergreen, yielded some impressive performances.

    Chatfield, with its largest team ever – 35 girls, took first place in tri-meet with 167.3 points. Green Mountain took second with 153.6 points, while Evergreen was third at 125.625.

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS GOLF
    Evergreen, Valor Christian tie for first at Indian Tree
    ARVADA — The Evergreen  Cougars maintained their 34-stroke lead in the 4A Jeffco League after the Sept. 2 tournament at Indian Tree where both teams shot a 299 score.

  • 2016 prep football preview: It...

    The long, straggly dirty blond hair waves as Cameron Hays walks off the practice field.

    “It started getting a bit long. I might as well keep it,” Hays said of his flowing mane. “I started growing it out, and I started liking it more and more. My dad hates it, but he’s kind of gotten used to it. We’ll see how long it lasts. It looks all right with the helmet.”

  • 2016 cross country preview:...

    Brandon Swenson doesn’t like to lose, according to Evergreen boys cross country coach Rob Wright. And that’s probably so. 

    But can the Evergreen High senior win it all in 2016? After all, he placed seventh last year at the 4A state meet in his first year with the Cougars after transferring over from Clear Creek High.

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS GOLF
    Tenney, Urbas lead EHS to Jeffco win at Bear Creek
    DENVER — Evergreen’s boys’ golf team not only was the best team in 4A Jeffco it was the best in all of Jeffco on Aug. 29 during the 5A/4A Jeffco League tournament at Bear Creek Golf Club.

  • Evergreen stadium committee...

    The press box and a concession stand are already in place. Now the Evergreen High School stadium committee is eyeing a bigger concession stand with public restrooms and team locker rooms, improved lighting, a ramp and seating for an additional 1,200 fans at Evergreen High School.

    The proposal, if it comes to fruition, would allow EHS to host state football playoff games on its home turf. Furthermore, it would improve the overall atmosphere of athletic and band competitions.

  • Boys soccer: Cougars eyeing...

    The bull’s-eye is there, and Evergreen knows it. After all, the boys’ soccer team is the defending 4A state champions. 

    The pressure is certainly looming considering the Cougars will open 2016 as the top-ranked team in the CHSAA preseason poll. But if there’s one thing head coach Ross Fowler won’t hear before EHS even steps foot on the pitch is the word repeat.

  • EHS volleyball hopes to build on...

    Jenica Watts understands that being a head coach is a lot of work. There’s a lot of behind-the-scenes things that has to happen. But it’s worth it. It’s rewarding. She gets to find that out first-hand this season.