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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars are Final Four bound

    Keigan Drysdale took a deep breath as she stood at the free throw line, peeking up at the scoreboard with 1 minute, 1 second remaining and her Evergreen Lady Cougars on the way to the Final Four.

    “I was in the moment. I was out of breath, tired, all over the place. I took one look at the clock,” said the Evergreen senior, who had missed four free throws earlier in the quarter. “I had to get it together. I took a deep breath, collected myself a little bit and just shot it like I do in practice.”

  • Rosy finches flock to tundra in...

    (Reprinted from March 5, 2008)

    For many years when winter visitors to Colorado called us to inquire about where they could see rosy finches, we would either take them or send them to the top of Squaw Mountain to visit the Swanlunds.

    When we were faced with this request recently, we didn’t know a really “sure spot” to send these visitors.

  • EHS boys seventh, girls eighth...

    Initially, the sheer number of athletes on Evergreen head coach Jarod Roberts’ team and the diversity of their talent was overwhelming, but on Friday he was overwhelmed with pride as his team finished the season at Steamboat Springs at the state championships.

  • Academy ends Platte Canyon’s...

    WESTMINSTER — Host Academy went on a 20-8 scoring barrage in the first quarter and led by 20 points — 32-20 ‚ at halftime on its way to a 71-23 thumping of Platte Canyon in the 3A Frontier District girls’ basketball semifinals on Thursday night.

  • Lobos falter in first playoff ...

    CONIFER — When Kellen Ireland and Abe Martin — the only two seniors on this year’s team — were freshmen, the Conifer Lobos were among the worst 4A boys’ basketball teams in the state. Literally.

  • Evergreen turns it up in the 2nd...

    If there was ever a tale of two halves, it was the Evergreen Lady Cougars’ 4A state tournament opener on Friday night.

    The first half wasn’t exactly anything to remember offensively, outside of a 9-0 run to close the first quarter. Evergreen led at the intermission 19-7, thanks largely to a defense that held the visiting Lady Stallions without a basket for 8 minutes and 23 seconds.

  • Calm, collected Cougars prevail

    It starts with yoga during practice, and Chase Rogers noted how head coach Scott Haebe has stressed to his Evergreen Cougars all season about being calm in the fourth quarter. Close your eyes and take a deep breath during a dead-ball situation. It came in handy Saturday night.

  • Lobos tune-up for state

    LAKEWOOD — The road to redemption is sometimes long and arduous as the Conifer boys’ basketball team can attest to. But with its 74-58 victory over host Alameda on Thursday, the Lobos feel fresh and ready for the journey toward the 4A state playoffs.

  • Lady Huskies advance to Frontier...

    BAILEY — Platte Canyon had an inclination that Sequoia Garcia would be a problem with her outside shooting, and she was. Limiting her opportunities, especially after the first half, was crucial. The Lady Huskies did just that in the second half on Saturday.

  • Condit proves to be not your ...

    DENVER — It may have been Zander Condit’s first trip to the 3A state tournament, but he’s proven this season that he’s not your typical freshman.

    “It’s just another tournament. Yeah, it’s state and everything. People are here to watch me, but not everybody’s here to watch me. I’m not letting that get to me. It’s just another tournament, another match.”