Today's Sports

  • Sports briefs

    Propst, Cougars enter league tournament on a high note
    — Konnor Propst scored a game-high 19 points, which included five 3-pointers, as Evergreen closed out its regular season with a 58-42 road victory against Wheat Ridge on Feb. 6.
    Josh Conroy added 13 points as the Cougars (13-6, 8-2 4A Jeffco League) won for the fifth time in six games.

  • Cougars’ 9 wins can’t stop D’...

    ARVADA — Despite winning nine events, the Evergreen girls swimming team couldn’t dethrone powerhouse D’Evelyn in the Class 4A Jeffco League swimming championships.
    With last week’s massive snowstorm postponing the preliminary heats a day until the morning of Feb. 4, it was long day of swimming at George J. Meyers pool.

  • Returning Kay hauls in Jeffco...

    LAKEWOOD — Jake Kay, Evergreen’s junior 120-pounder who returned to the mat after missing four weeks with a separated right shoulder, went 3-0 and won the 4A Jeffco League wrestling championship Feb. 4 at Bear Creek High School.
    Kay, wrestling in round-robin competition, scored the Cougars’ lone championship with his victory over Josh Shipley of Wheat Ridge.
    Senior Josh Karnath placed second at 220 pounds, finishing 2-1 in round-robin action. His only loss came to eventual champion Dwight Howes of Arvada.

  • Lobos keep bragging rights

    EVERGREEN — Andrew Wolf had never scored a varsity win in 13 previous opportunities. He had yet to wrestle varsity this season for Conifer. But given a chance Feb. 2 at Evergreen High School against the rival Cougars, he wasted little time.
    Wolf’s pin of Thad Yeatts in 46 seconds — the fastest match of the night — was one of three head-to-head victories for the Lobos in a 48-30 victory in the Power Cup showdown.

  • Friday's sporting events...

    Evergreen's boys and girls basketball games with Wheat Ridge, scheduled for tonight, have been postponed until Monday, Feb. 6 due to the inclement weather.
    The boys will play at Wheat Ridge with the varsity game scheduled to start at 7 p.m. The Lady Cougars will host Wheat Ridge at Evergreen High School at the same time.

  • Willows begin their slow ascent...

    We’ve been blessed with spring-like weather during much of the month of January, while the high country has had plenty of snow for the ski resorts. Who could ask for any better weather for all of us? Now I can’t help but wonder if we will have to pay for this fine weather with too much snow in February and March. I hope not.

  • Sports briefs

    Stingers Reds U-7 team places 10th at world competition
    ORLANDO, Fla.
    — The Evergreen Stingers Reds U-7 soccer team took 10th place in the World 3v3 finals.
    The tournament at Disney World was held Jan. 14-16.
    The team, comprised of Benjamin Simpson, Tim Browning, Vilnis Venta, Landon Freeman, Brody Taylor, took on talented teams including New Jersey, Texas, Ohio, and Missouri at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex.
    The team is coached by Mike Freeman.


  • Hard work paying off for Lady...

    EVERGREEN — As the swim season races to the finish, swimmers are scrambling to nab state qualifying times before this week’s Jeffco League championships. At their dual meet Jan. 27, both Evergreen and Conifer swimmers pushed themselves to their limits at the Wulf Recreation Center.
    Evergreen pocketed first place in all 11 non-diving varsity events en route to the 134-68 team victory, while Conifer took two  first-place wins in the JV 50- and 100 freestyle.


    With basses thumping, guitars raging, people screaming and the speed of movement mind-boggling, Evergreen High School head poms coach Debbie Cooper takes in Orlando, Fla., as only an 18-year veteran can — with full-speed adrenaline.
    Cooper, who founded the poms squad at Evergreen, has led her team to compete at the United Dance Association (UDA) National Dance Team Championship held at Disney World year in and year out. After months and months of practice and conditioning, hundreds of teams from all over the nation converge for a whirlwind, action-packed five days.

  • Sunday sports update

    Skiing at Eldora: Nordic, Boys: Eagle Valley 170, Lake County 161, Summit 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Middle Park 150, Evergreen 136, Battle Mountain 123, Clear Creek 113, Ridge View Academy 104, Nederland 41. Girls: Summit 168, Steamboat Springs 156, Eagle Valley 154, Middle Park 150, Nederland 150, Lake County 135, Battle Mountain 130, Evergreen 122, Clear Creek 105