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Today's Sports

  • First spring migrants appear in...

    As March draws to a close, it feels more like spring every day. I love this time of year when winter slowly loses its grip on the land, and spring gets closer every day.

    Some days when the sky is blue and the temperature rises well above 60 degrees, you feel like spring is already here. Those of us who have lived here for awhile know better; we also know it may snow tomorrow, and it will be a long time still before Elk Meadow looks green instead of grayish-tan.

  • Many local trees from willow...

    The willow family, Salicaceae, contains many of the deciduous trees found locally. Most everyone has learned to recognize the quaking aspen, the trees that turn our falls into a golden splendor. These and a few others are in the genus populus.

  • Owls help keep rodent population...

    The great horned owl is probably the most common owl in the Evergreen area. A few of the smaller owls may be nearly as common during their brief breeding period, but the great horned owl is a permanent resident in local areas where adequate food and nesting sites are available.

  • 2015 Evergreen High track and...

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coaches: Scott Haebe (boys), Jenifer Mintle (girls)
    Athletes to watch: Annie Lauder, Sr.; Camille Morales, Sr.; Caitlin Schmitt, Sr.; Brett Boelsterli, Sr.; Andrew Mulligan, Sr.; Eric Temple, Sr.; Joey Fox, Sr.
    Key losses: N/A

  • 2015 Evergreen High girls tennis...

    EVERGREEN LADY COUGARS
    Co-head coaches: Kris Nielsen, Bob Greenman
    Players to watch: Kelli Keegan, Sr.; Megan Morrill, Jr.; Dakota Rouse, Sr.; Ellie Williamson, Sr.; Gisselle Degrandchamp, Soph.
    Key loss: Lena Wagner
    Outlook: “We have probably five or six returning varsity players and the rest of our girls are underclassmen,” Greenman said. “Getting court time has been tough with the weather.”

  • 2015 Evergreen High girls golf...

    EVERGREEN LADY COUGARS
    Head coach: Mike Kuzava
    Assistant coaches: Steve Patterson, Bryan Schlichter
    Players to watch: Natalie Holley, Soph.; Jenna Reid, Jr.; Lian Rivers, Jr.; Lauryn Jeans, Fr.
    Key losses: Madison Tenney, Emily Rivers

  • EHS counting on experience,...

    Steve Jones has to feel as if he has stepped into a golden situation when he came on board as Evergreen’s baseball coach last fall. The former EHS assistant coach, who has been proceeded in recent years by long-time coach Terry Hensley, Matt Erholtz, Tim Wulf and Dale Hutchings, hopes to bring a sense of stability to a program that is loaded with upperclassmen in 2015.

    “I am a beneficiary of that,” Jones said of his veteran roster. “Still the guys have to go out and play hard and play smart.”

    That’s the intent.

  • 2015 Evergreen Cougars boys...

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Marc Rios
    Assistant coaches:
    N/A
    Swimmers to watch:
    Cooper O'Hearn, 200-, 500-yard freestyle; Noah Christensen, Sr., 200 freestyle; Nino Delaney, 200 and 500 freestyle, butterfly; Tristan Debrunner, Sr., butterfly.
    Key losses:
    Isaac Hellard, Seth Hendrix

  • 2015 Evergreen Lady Cougars...

    EVERGREEN LADY COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Peter Jeans
    Assistant coaches: Ross Fowler, George Hunt, Alexis Thomas, Betsy Flowers
    2014 record: 11-5-2 overall, 4-2-1 4A Jeffco
    Players to watch: Sophia Weiner, Soph., MF; Brianna Curtis, Sr., F; Zoe Peterson, Jr., F; Nicole Prolow, Sr., D; Jahna Pusedu, Sr., MF
    Key losses: Erin Morrato, Jenny Slack, Katie Wilson

  • 2015 Evergreen Cougars boys...

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Toby Gerard
    Assistant coaches: Seth Kahn, Jeff Stratton
    2014 record: 5-11 overall, 3-4 4A Foothills
    Player to watch: Connor Kroll, Sr., LSM
    Key loss: Alec Hallman