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Today's Sports

  • Jefferson County introduces 2017...

    By Dennis Pleuss
    Jeffco Public Schools
    ARVADA — The names conjure up thousands of memories of athletic accomplishments for those familiar with Jeffco Public Schools.
    Annie Kunz, Matt Rillos, Don McGatlin, Peter Horvath and Frank DeAngelis were permanently immortalized June 9 at the Arvada Center. The five former Jeffco athletes and coaches were inducted as the Class of 2017 to the Jeffco Athletic Hall of Fame.

  • A close shave it wasn’t

    By Craig Harper

    For the Courier

    GEORGETOWN — Although it didn’t look like much, Ryan Herzog couldn’t wait to say farewell to his beard after winning his second Slacker Half Marathon on Saturday.

    A resident of Superior, the 37-year-old Herzog had sported varying degrees of facial growth for more than three years, a stretch when he went winless in road races.

  • Did the whistle pig steal my...

    Christie Greene

  • Jennifer Barbour displays...

    By Christie Greene

     For  the Courier

    BAILEY — In the summer of 2015, Jennifer Barbour stepped up to the stage where an announcer stood, microphone in hand,  reading names of the event’s champion, category by category.  

  • From Australia to Colorado:...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    Jamie Howlett sat by himself under the press box Sunday afternoon, removing his gear following a third attempt in the bareback competition. Sweat was still dripping down his face, his hand wrapped tight after his horse fell on him in his first attempt. With all of the distractions around, Howlett had one thing on his mind.

  • Hibler born to dominate

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    As Zach Hibler mounted his horse for the bareback competition on Sunday afternoon at the Evergreen Rodeo, he had one thing on his mind: dominate.

    “The lord made us to dominate,” explained Hibler. “That’s the one thing I think about before that gate swings open. All we can do is just do our best and give all the glory to him.”

  • Evergreen Rodeo continues legacy

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    Evergreen Rodeo president Dave Marshall stood near the press box on Sunday afternoon with a big smile on his face. Marshall’s daughter had just been named queen for the 2018 Evergreen Rodeo, but another reason to smile was the huge crowd turnout both days.

  • Get ready to roll with mountain...

    Christie Greene

  • Evergreen’s Steve Jones named...

    By Courier Staff

    The 2017 all-state baseball teams honor the best players in the sport as judged by the leagues and coaches. 

    They are presented by CHSAA, ColoradoPreps and MaxPreps.

    These teams were created following a lengthy process, which included nominations from leagues, and then a vote of head coaches.

  • Weiner named 4A Player of the...

     By Courier Staff

    The 2017 all-state girls soccer teams honor the best players in the sport as judged by the leagues and coaches. 

    They are presented by CHSAA, ColoradoPreps and MaxPreps.

    These teams were created following a lengthy process, which included nominations from leagues, and then a vote of head coaches.