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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Spring’s warmer weather brings...

    Spring is certainly a confusing season in this area. March and April are supposedly spring months, but here in the foothills, it is a time of indecision.

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS LACROSSE
    Crews’ last-second goal propels Evergreen in season opener
    WINDSOR
    — Brett Crews scored with 3 seconds remaining as Evergreen avoided a fourth-period collapse and escaped with a 9-8 victory over host Windsor on March 8.
    The Cougars (1-0) led 2-1 after the first period, 5-3 at halftime and 7-4 going into the fourth period before Windsor rallied to tie the game at eight.
    Evergreen is scheduled to play its home opener March 12 against Legend before travling to Cheyenne Mountain for a game on March 14.

  • Lady Cougars upend Air Academy...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    You might call Evergreen’s season-opening 1-0 girls soccer triumph over Air Academy on March 6 poetic justice. But Kylee Petrik’s game-winning goal with 1 minute, 44 seconds remaining possessed all the artistry of a pulp-fiction writer.

  • PAC, SWARM are polar opposites

    LITTLETON — The similarities are there, especially in the physical nature between the sports, but as Greysen Lincoln points out, there’s one major difference between rugby and football.
    “It’s a lot more of an active sport. You’ve got to be a lot more aware. You have to know where all your guys are unlike in football,” Lincoln said. “It’s a lot more team-oriented. You’ve all got to be a cohesive unit. That’s also the case in football, but it’s a lot more apparent in rugby.”