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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • All-conference football team

    The following is the 3A Metro West all-conference football team for the 2012 season:

    3A METRO WEST
    FIRST TEAM
    OFFENSE

  • Lady Cougars hang with...

    BROOMFIELD — A frustrated Amy Mohr called timeout with 6 minutes, 38 seconds left in the third quarter with her Evergreen Lady Cougars down 13 points. The fact that she showed such emotion with her team playing a perennial powerhouse in Broomfield though may have been a good sign.
    History would suggest that Evergreen had no business even being in the game with the Lady Eagles, considering Broomfield won five straight 4A state championships from 2007-11. But there the Lady Cougars were for most of the first half.

  • Cougars encouraged despite loss

    LAKEWOOD — Are there any plays more dramatic in basketball than a buzzer-beater? Like mid-court buzzer-beating 3-pointers that gives a team its first lead of the game, such as the one Evergreen senior Colin Elmgreen made as the clock ran out in the first half of the finals of the Paul Davis Classic  on Dec. 8 at Green Mountain High School.

  • Snowberries make an appearance...

    This has been an exceptionally warm, dry fall. We often have nice weather on Thanksgiving, but to have 60-degree days in December is unusual. Moist air coming in from the Pacific Ocean has soaked the West Coast with rain.