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Today's Sports

  • 2013: New Year's Resolutions

    The calendar has changed over. It’s a new year. It’s 2013. Each year, people make resolutions or predictions for what they want to do or what they expect to happen in the coming 12 months. The Canyon Courier sports staff spoke to a number of local athletes and coaches and asked them what they foresee happening this year.

    JAKE KAY, Evergreen wrestler
    “I want to get in the room every day even Sundays. Every single day get in the room to get that state championship.”

  • Hicks: Taking a peek into my...

    It doesn’t take one long to notice when they walk into my home what day of the week it is. There are calendars everywhere — the kitchen, my kids’ bedrooms, my bedroom and so forth. So with the Christmas presents unwrapped and new calendars galore put up around the house it just reminds me how quickly 2012 flew by.
    Zip. It was here and then it was gone.
    I certainly can’t remember a year coming and going as fast as the last one did. And, rest assured, 2013 will be just as fast, if not faster. I am getting older after all.

  • Snowshoeing offers hikers outlet...

    Unlike woodland creatures, hikers don’t have to hibernate in the winter. Snowshoeing is hiking … on snow. And on Jan. 12, Echo Lake Park, as well as Keystone Resort Nordic Center and Estes Park Winter Trails will be hosting Winter Trail Day.
    Winter Trail Day was created 18 years ago with the hope that everyone who loves exploring outdoors and would like to try snowshoeing and/or cross country skiing would have the opportunity to do so, even if they have never done so before.

  • 2012: The year in review

    The year of 2012 saw numerous athletic achievements from Lexie Malazdrewicz and the Evergreen Lady Cougars’ showing at the 4A state championships to PAC Rugby finally winning it all to the success of EHS’ boys and girls cross country teams, led by Jackson Sayler and Samantha Skold, respectively, at leagues and regionals. With that said, the Canyon Courier looks back at 10 stories that made headlines in the past 12 months.

    MALAZDREWICZ, EVERGREEEN GIRLS SHINE AT 4A STATE MEET

  • Gambel’s oak is a rare sighting...

    When I go down Little Cub Creek Road, I always look for a small cluster of Gambel’s oak, which grows on a scruffy southwest-facing slope just south of Mountain Park Road. It is a clump of small trees. Although they have single trunks and are tree shaped, they are little more than shrubs.

  • 2012 skiing preview

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach: Kirk Petrik
    Assistant coaches: Mike Savoie, Holly Boggs 
    Skiers to watch: Jake Bender, Sr., alpine; Rae Lemon, Soph., alpine; Kelly Gordon, Soph., alpine; Dylan Reed, Sr., Nordic; Shelbie Ralston, Sr., Nordic
    Alpine season opener: Jan. 4, at Beaver Creek

  • Malazdrewicz, Cougars start,...

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    The meet was long since over, but one swimmer remained in the pool. Evergreen senior Lexie Malazdrewicz seemingly effortlessly continued to glide back and forth across the water as Wulf Recreation Center emptied out. 
    “I have a morning (club) practice tomorrow. I just had to do a little more warming down and loosen up for it,” Malazdrewicz said of her extra time in the pool after another Lady Cougars victory. 

  • Cougars put on clinic, rip Rams

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier

  • EHS displays heart despite final...

    Lane Williams wasn’t going to concern himself with the scoreboard. The Evergreen wrestling coach knew that the mixed results that the Cougars had Dec. 11 in their triangular dual meet with Platte Canyon and Clear Creek weren’t a true reflection of how well his team actually wrestled.
    How could it be considering the number of forfeits across the board?

  • Mahonia can be put into fresh...

    It has been a sunny day but considerably colder than it has been. I assume that means the cold front is moving in and temperatures will be more what we normally expect in December.