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Today's Sports

  • Brand takes swimming act from...

     

    Andrew Brand can’t recall why exactly he got into swimming. All he knows is that he likes it.

  • Familiar faces finish first in...

     

    Hunter Markey doesn’t have the experience that Bob Weiner or Brandy Erholtz have when it comes to running. But there’s a reason for that. The Fourth of July Freedom 5k was his first race.

  • ‘Yellow peril&...

    Have you been miserable the past two weeks? If you are allergic to pine pollen, you probably have been most uncomfortable for this has been a very heavy pollen year.

    We have jokingly called it the “yellow peril.”

    The warm, dry weather produced an abundant crop of pollen, which blew around until we finally had two rainstorms in our area that washed most of it down to the ground where it seems to stay.

  • Cougars get late help from Moss...

    CONIFER — Lute Moss, unlike his Evergreen teammates, hadn’t stood in the batter’s box against Conifer starting pitcher Steven Stick yet. But when the Cougars reserve got his first at-bat in the sixth inning he made the most of it.

  • Hillig motivated by his push for...

     

     

    GEORGETOWN — Maybe Charles Hillig Jr. could’ve made things a little easier on himself, but there was a method to his madness.

  • Trio of motocross riders making...

     

    What does it take for a girl to compete in a male-dominated sport such as motocross? How about strength, determination and courage?

  • Area wildflowers are a hit now...

    June has mostly been a beautiful month if you can overlook the troublesome hailstorm that shattered everyone’s

    garden last week.

    Hail is always likely in June. There is not much we can do about it. Sometimes a protective row cover will take the brunt of it and keep plants from being shredded so seriously, but I can’t recall a June that we haven’t had at least one destructive hailstorm. It is so regular that long ago I started calling June the hail month.

  • Trojans punish Cougars&rsquo...

    The Evergreen Cougars’ summer league baseball team was enjoying a fine season. That is until they ran into a tough Longmont team that capitalized on several Cougar miscues and used five home runs to power its way past Evergreen, 13-2, on June 19 at Evergreen High School.

  • Hoyt teen picks up first PBR...

     

    Dillon Tyner had ridden at the Evergreen Rodeo four times prior to June 18, but he had never ridden bulls at the El Pinal Rodeo Grounds. Now he has and he’s got a Professional Bull Riders buckle to prove it.

  • Evergreen graduate overcoming...

     

    It didn’t go the way Ian Mather had hoped it would, but, after all he had been through in the past couple of months, at least he was riding.