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Today's Sports

  • Deer Creek Challenge ride...

    Race director Pat Downing, in an e-mail sent to participants last week, announced that the Deer Creek Challenge bicycle ride, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19, has been canceled because of low registration numbers.

  • Migrating nighthawks fill the...

    There is a small order of birds known as goatsuckers. The scientific name is the Caprimulgiformes, which comes from the Latin Caprimulgus, a milker of goats and forma or form.

  • Crippler lives up to its name

    Few have shed the blood, sweat and tears required to claim a Rocky Mountain Cycling Club (RMCC) Triple Crown title to their list of achievements, but on Aug. 11 five people did just that when they finished the inaugural Cripple Creek Crippler Bike Race, bringing the total number of 2012 Triple Crown achievers to 16.

  • Barn swallows are another...

    Two weeks ago, I wrote about the tree and violet-green swallows that nest in this area. They are the swallows that have dark blue-black backs and white under parts as they flash by.

  • Evergreen juniors may be class...

    Kyle Peterson may be the face of the foursome. After all, as a sophomore in 2011, he shot a 1-over-par 145 at Windsor's Pelican Lakes Golf Course to tie for seventh at the 4A boys golf state championship.

    He even shot a 2-under 70 on the first day of the two-day competition, including five birdies. So he more than proved his worth.

  • Town Race welcomes all in...

    People rang cowbells and cheered wildly at the Lake House as runners crossed the finish line in the Evergreen Town Race on Sunday.

    The 5- and 10K races were a beacon for Colorado’s elite runners, as well as for those who just enjoy running for fun, to come and sprint to the finish.

  • Evergreen juniors may be class...

    Kyle Peterson may be the face of the foursome. After all, as a sophomore in 2011, he shot a 1-over-par 145 at Windsor's Pelican Lakes Golf Course to tie for seventh at the 4A boys golf state championship.

  • EHS boys golf tryouts set for...

    The Evergreen High School boys golf team will be holding tryouts Aug. 6-7 at Deer Creek Golf Club in Littleton and Indian Tree Golf Course in Arvada, respectively.
    Players need to shoot a 95 or better at Deer Creek to be invited back for Day 2 unless otherwise notified by coaches.
    The top four players after both days will make the team with another six to eight players to be selected.
    If you have questions, contact coach Mike Kuzava at 303-887-4736 or via e-mail at mkuzava@jeffco.k12.co.com. For more information, visit www.ehscougarsgolf.com.

  • Paddleboarding hits the Rockies

    John (J.B.) Bridenbaugh thought he was too late. His friends said he was too early, but from the looks of it his timing is just right.
    J.B., 54, and his wife Nancy, 50, of Bow Mar, opened Altitude Paddleboards, an unassuming paddleboard shop in downtown Littleton on June 8. Although it’s a relatively new sport to Colorado, the Bridenbaughs knew that they had to do something to help build a paddleboarding community.

  • Cougars leave room to improve

    ARVADA — For Evergreen baseball coach Matt Erholtz, the Cougars’ 11-3 loss to top-seeded Mountain Range on July 28 at Bart Mapps Field at Pomona High School was what it was.
    It represented what the summer season was as a whole for EHS in some ways. There were some positives, but there were some negatives as well. That’s why the first-year varsity head coach sees room for improvement after his team was bounced from the seven-team double-elimination North Metro League tournament.