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Today's Sports

  • Evergreen places second in...

    By Craig Harper

    For the Courier

    ARVADA — After watching Evergreen beat his team along with 5A Jeffco League power Chatfield and Littleton in a quadrangular meet in late March, D’Evelyn boys swimming coach Mark Collings alerted the rest of the conference’s 4A teams.

  • Evergreen advances to 4A...

    Evergreen senior Kate Athenour had gone 15 games this year searching for her first goal. On Wednesday the search ended during the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs as Evergreen topped Discovery Canyon 4-0.

    With 26 minutes remaining in the first half, Athenour’s scoring drought ended, giving the Cougars a 1-0 lead.

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    Christie Greene

  • Cougars to host boys golf meeting

    Boys entering Evergreen or Clear Creek high schools or who are home-schooled are invited to an informational meeting to learn about the Evergreen boys golf team.

    The meeting will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at the Evergreen Middle School library. EHS head golf coach Mike Kuzava will be available to answer questions and provide information about the team.

    Kuzava will discuss tryout dates, locations and times, expectations for the team, summer tournament opportunities and logistics of the golf season.

  • Evergreen track earns a pair of...

    LAKEWOOD— After 37 events, the Evergreen girls and boys track teams were near the top of the standings in a competitive Jeffco Elite meet on Thursday at Jeffco Stadium

    The Cougars battled track powers Green Mountain and Valor Christian among others.

  • Holley takes first in 4A at...

    GOLDEN— Natalie Holley continues to prove she’s one of the best golfers in Class 4A. The senior from Evergreen added another first-place finish to her season on Wednesday at the Ashley Forey tournament.

    Golfers faced brutal conditions with low temperatures and a rain/snow mix that spread through the foothills in the morning hours. Despite the conditions, athletes made the most of the day for a successful outing. 

  • Lobos finish second at 3A...

    LITTLETON— For two hours, Conifer’s Hailey Janson and D’Evlyn’s Julia Molnar battled point-for-point with a regional championship on the line. As the dust settled, it was Janson who came out on top in two sets (6-4, 6-4).

    “I was hoping for this all season,” said Janson. “In the past I have been super close to winning regionals and ended up losing, but this year I just kept thinking it’s going to be my year I’m going to win.”

  • Conifer falls to Rocky Mountain

     Five goals wouldn’t be enough for the Conifer girls lacrosse team as it fell 17-5 against Rocky Mountain on Friday night.

    Both teams did their best to fight snowy conditions, which brought more than a foot of fresh powder to the Conifer area that night. The Lobos were led by sophomore Lena Heaney, who finished the game with two goals on five shots. 

  • Cougars proud despite loss

    LAKEWOOD — The seventh-ranked Dakota Ridge girls lacrosse team flexed its muscle on April 27 in a 20-9 victory over Evergreen.

    “I’m very pleased with our team after today,” said Evergreen head coach Kevin Krum. “We have a very young team, first year program and I’m proud of how good this young team played against a strong program like Dakota Ridge.”

  • Foundation built: Lobos win...

    There may have been snow on the ground, but it was Gatorade that showered Conifer head coach Justin DeBerry on April 26. The Lobos celebrated their first league championship in more than 10 years after they defeated Skyview 15-2 at Conifer High School.