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Today's Sports

  • Evergreen football will rely...

    Last year, Evergreen High School football tried its luck with a new offensive style, but after a life scare and some soul searching, head coach Rob Molholm decided it would be better if his team returned to what it knew best.

  • Elevation Celebration 5K and 10K...

    This weekend along Sutton Road in Conifer, the Elevation Celebration went off without a hitch. Saturday morning provided the perfect weather for successful 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races, with the largest turnout of the event’s short existence.
    Carrie Evans, a 32-year-old resident of Conifer, came out victorious on the women’s side in the 10K race with a finishing time of 58:43.

  • Storied EHS baseball coach Steve...

    With the entire varsity baseball team and the coaching staff gathered in the Evergreen High School library on Monday afternoon, Steve Jones announced he was stepping down as the team’s head coach after nearly 10 years with the program, for health reasons, much to the shock of his players.

  • Rolling Stones, ghosts and the...

    Christie Greene

    In addition to living in the midst of some of the most spectacular scenery and wildlife viewing in the state, Denver’s foothills residents also enjoy close proximity to one of the country’s most famous and beloved outdoor event venues.
    Red Rocks has been touted as the country’s best outdoor amphitheatre by Rolling Stone Magazine, though the Rolling Stones, themselves, have never played there.

  • For NHRA star, racing at...

    MORRISON — Even though the Mopar Mile-High Nationals NHRA race is the most difficult on the 24-race tour every year, national Pro Stock star Jeg Coughlin Jr. always looks forward to racing and reuniting with old friends at Bandimere Speedway.
    “This is probably one of my favorite races on the tour,” Coughlin said. “I get guilty of saying that, though, from race to race, but this is a great event.”

  • Local racer barely misses out on...

    MORRISON — Although every active weekend at Bandimere Speedway promises plenty of thrills, local Idledale Super Gas driver Morgan Minor finished off perhaps the most thrilling weekend of his racing career at the Mopar Mile-High Nationals race after narrowly missing out on his first national victory.
    “We had a great weekend,” Minor, 50, said. “It was such an exciting experience to make it to the final round at my home race track. Definitely my best race ever.”

  • EHS graduate Athenour enjoys one...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    LAKEWOOD — Kate Athenour felt a little bit like an outsider taking the field for the North team in the Colorado High School Soccer Coaches Association All-State Games on July 11 at Lakewood Memorial Stadium.

  • Evergreen rower chasing the...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    On the cusp of turning 22 last summer, Kendall Chase reached a crossroads in her young life: medical school or rowing.
    Chase, who grew up in Evergreen, where her family still lives, graduated in 2016 from the University of California. She was a two-time All-American rower for the Golden Bears while earning five gold medals in the World Rowing U-23 championships.

  • Freedom Run 5K gives Mount Evans...

    Bright and early on the Fourth of July, Americans from every walk, trot, gallop and dash of life put their feet to the street as Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice kicked off its 36th annual Freedom Run 5K.

  • Kansas product turns heads at...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    All Austin Bogina wants is a professional team to run for.
    Recognition hasn’t come easily for the Kansas native and a December 2016 graduate of Pittsburg (Kan.) State, whose best finish in the NCAA Division II cross country championships was 108th in 2015, his senior season.
    But Bogina is doing his best to gain attention during a summer stay in Colorado.