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Today's Sports

  • March’s crazy weather brings...

    I started this article four days ago. It was the vernal equinox, and the day was balmy and sunny. Since then, we have had new snow. It is cold, and winter has returned with just enough snow to make everything white and sparkly in the morning sunlight.

  • 2013-14 all-conference girls...

    The following are the 4A Jeffco League all-conference selections for 2013-14 in girls swimming and boys basketball:

    GIRLS SWIMMING
    FIRST TEAM

  • Sports briefs

    BASEBALL
    Six-run fifth inning helps Evergreen topple Westminster
    WESTMINSTER
    — Evergreen blew the game open with a six-run fifth inning and the visiting Cougars knocked off Westminster 10-0 on March 19.
    The game was called after six innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.
    The Cougars held the host Wolves to just one hit, a single by senior Garrett Smith.
    Evergreen was to have played Eaglecrest in a non-conference game March 22 at Coors Field, but the game was postponed due to inclement weather until April 12.

  • 2014 EHS squad has a German...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    Sprechen Sie Deutsch? It would come in handy if you’re an Evergreen tennis coach or player.
    Last fall, co-coaches Kris Nielsen and Bob Greenman welcomed German exchange student Dennis Von Kuczkowski to the boys’ team and he ended up playing No. 1 singles. This spring, there’s more of the same, as two German exchange students are playing major roles on the girls’ team, including junior Lena Wagner at No. 1 singles.
    “I wish we could fly to Germany and recruit,” quipped Nielsen.

  • Tenney, Lady Cougars take Jeffco...

    GOLDEN — Madison Tenney is kind of a quiet person, Evergreen head coach Mike Kuzava said, but the Lady Cougars senior is taking on more of a leadership role with the 2014 girls golf team. She’s not necessarily an out-front leader, but she’s embracing the role.
    “When you’re trying to build a program that is consistently good you need girls to lead the younger ones so that the younger ones know what to do when they get there,” Kuzava said.

  • Subspecies of dark-eyed junco...

    For some time now, I have thought I should write a column on the juncos that we are seeing at our feeders, but something or another seemed to come up every week, and I put it off. No matter what juncos we have had all winter, there will be new ones coming in as many of them migrate in the early spring to more northern breeding grounds.
    Juncos are commonly known as “snow birds” in many areas because they arrive just before the first snow and leave in the early spring. They spend the winter or snow season with us and move northward to nest.

  • 2013-14 all-conference wrestling...

    The following are the 4A Jeffco League all-conference selections for 2013-14 in wrestling and girls basketball:

    WRESTLING
    FIRST TEAM
    106 pounds: Dominic Baca, Alameda; 113: Lane Hanson, Evergreen; 120: Matt Luna, Arvada; 126: Romelo Salas, Golden; 132: Bronson Spies, Conifer; 138: Chase Daniels, Golden; 145: AJ Eleniewski, Conifer; 152: Devon Butler, Wheat Ridge; 160: Gavin Baker, Golden; 170: Brandon Saunders, Wheat Ridge; 182: Alfonso Nunez, Arvada; 195: Ian Cheatum, Golden; 220: Noah Lennox, Golden; 285: Bailey Bowker, Golden
    SECOND TEAM

  • Sports briefs

    BASEBALL
    Late scoring flurry helps EHS to a 7-2 win  over John F. Kennedy
    DENVER
    — Evergreen scored two runs each in the fifth and sixth innings to pull away from host John F. Kennedy for a 7-2 victory in the season opener March 15.
    The game was originally scheduled to be played at Evergreen High School.

    GIRLS TENNIS
    Evergreen sweeps singles action in topping Golden

  • Tenney cards 79 as EHS opens...

    As far as season openers go, the Elizabeth Invitational was a win-win for Evergreen’s girls golf program. For one, it’s been a long time coming that the Lady Cougars actually got to set foot on the Spring Valley Golf Course and play and, two, Madison Tenney is already playing at midseason form.

  • Evergreen struggles to find the...

    LAKEWOOD — Peter Jeans decided earlier in the week that his Evergreen Lady Cougars needed to work on finishing shot opportunities in the final third of the field, because getting finishes against a good team is really hard to do. They found that out against Green Mountain.