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Today's Sports

  • Bearing respect for binging...

    The drying leaves rattle in the breeze, a morning chill freshens the air, and, in the distance, the shrill echo of a majestic bull elk signals that fall has arrived. On a mountain path, there are well-placed mounds of scat, laden with seeds, indicating that a bear stood in that very spot not so long ago.  

  • Evergreen golf finishes runner-...

     

    LITTLETON — For the first time in school history, in a rally from Bridger Tenney, Clayton Whitton, Xan Anderson and Nolan Miller, the Evergreen golf team finished runner-up in last week’s 4A state tournament, with Tenney coming in second place in the individual competition.

    “I’m extremely thankful that I was a part of this,” head coach Mike Kuzava said. “These guys kind of did their own bonding and coaching, and I was just along for the ride.

  • EHS football takes down Skyview...

    By Craig Harper

    EVERGREEN — Evan Price booted a game-winning field goal in his debut as his brother Davis’ replacement last season. And this year he hauled in his first touchdown pass, an 80-yarder no less.

    Those “firsts’’ were memorable for the Evergreen senior. But they paled in significance and satisfaction to when he accomplished both for the second time in the fourth quarter of a statement 10-9 win over Skyview on Friday. It was the third-straight victory for the Cougars (5-1 overall).

  • Lobos win handily in “Fire Game...

    CONIFER — After adding an extra game to the end of its regular season schedule, Conifer softball wanted to make sure its contest against Lakewood meant something.

    Whether defeating Lakewood 12-3 or tossing rubber ducks sold onto the mound after the game, neither the Lobos nor the Tigers will forget the “Fire Game” they played to raise money for the Elk Creek Fire Department on Saturday morning.

  • Szuch, Cougars’ XC getting ready...

    NORTHGLENN — After just half the team competed in Friday’s Pat Amato Classic at Northwest Open Spaces, Evergreen cross country felt pretty good heading into regionals.

    Midway through the boys’ race on the sunny afternoon, the wind picked up to what felt like gale-force levels as a storm cell moved into the area. About 30 minutes later, midway through the girls’ race, coaches and officials pulled the competitors off the course due to nearby lightning, and they weren’t able to complete their course.

  • Golddiggers fall to Middle Park...

    By Alissa Noe

    EVERGREEN — All season long, Clear Creek volleyball has been rolling, but after a tough three-game skid that ended with a loss to Middle Park at home on Thursday, it’s hoping it can get back on track before the league and, eventually, state tournaments.

  • Huskies down Saints in strong...

    BAILEY — Early into the season, Platte Canyon football has been rolling. However, after a rough start to their homecoming game against Vail Christian on Saturday, its perfect record looked to be in jeopardy.

    That is, until it found its groove again in the second quarter. After regrouping and tightening their defense against a very good quarterback in senior Tom Engleby, the Huskies downed the Saints easily 43-22.

  • Evergreen soccer slides to...

     

    LAKEWOOD — After soldiering on through abysmal playing conditions on Sept. 26 at Lakewood Memorial Field, Evergreen soccer slid away with a narrow victory over Wheat Ridge, 4-3, in large part thanks to the efforts of junior striker Ryan Gutberlet.

    Through hard rain in the first half, players on both sides were slipping and falling all over the field, and splashing water a few inches every time they took a step. That made for difficult playing conditions, and altered the speed and bounce of the ball.

  • Conifer softball to host game...

    Conifer softball will host a game against Lakewood this Saturday that it added to its schedule with the hopes of raising money to donate to the Elk Creek Fire Department.

    Proceeds from the “Fire Game,” as Lobo head coach Carrie Oletski calls it, will go to a fire squad that helped save Richmond Hill in Conifer last winter from burning down.

  • EHS tennis looks to regionals...

     

    After losing a host of seniors last season, the Evergreen High School tennis team has been rebuilding this year, but that doesn’t deter the Cougars one bit, especially when looking toward the future.

    “Last year, we lost seven of our starting 11 so that everyone can get called up from JV and keep up and be able to get a bunch of wins in. We’re playing well, so as long as we can play well, then (our record) doesn’t really matter,” senior doubles player Carter Morrill said.