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Today's Sports

  • Several wildflowers continue to...

    Most of our late summer flowers are yellow, and many of them belong to the composite family. In the common vernacular of many botanists, the flowers are referred to as DYCs. DYC stands for damn yellow composites, which refers to the fact that they are a big family; most of them are yellow and difficult to identify.

  • It’s the right time of year for...

    Although the greatest number of wildflowers bloom in spring or early summer, there are some that do not grow as quickly, so they don’t bloom until late summer or early fall. One of these is the common milkweed.

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS SOCCER
    Air Academy holds off Evergreen with OT victory
    COLORADO SPRINGS
    — Alex Granados scored the game’s only goal in overtime as host Air Academy held off a stern challenge from Evergreen for a 1-0 victory on Aug. 29.
    Matt Pipan made three saves in net for the Kadets.
    Senior goalkeeper Matt Hornbecker had 11 saves for the Cougars, who took six shots. Senior Collin Molleur had two of those shots.

    CROSS COUNTRY
    Evergreen girls take seventh in season-opening run

  • Cougars struggle to stay with CA

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    Opening a rebuilding season against perennial Class 4A boys tennis power Colorado Academy, Evergreen co-coach Bob Greenman wasn’t expecting a victory.

  • Wickham’s pitching, early runs...

    BOULDER — Ragan Wickham wouldn’t take the credit for her pitching. As the Evergreen senior said, it’s not on her as much as it’s the defense that is backing her up. But, rest assured, the hard-throwing right-hander had just as much to do with the Lady Cougars’ success at the Boulder CreekSide Classic as the defense behind her did.
    Wickham allowed just three runs over 19 innings, including two on five hits in the Aug. 31 finals. Three first-inning runs in the round-robin finals held up in Evergreen’s 3-2 victory over 5A Boulder.

  • D’Evelyn keeping EHS in sight

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    ARVADA — Evergreen’s breakthrough run to the 4A Jeffco League boys golf championship over D’Evelyn a year ago was almost too easy. Believe it or not, Cougars coach Mike Kuzava feared it might be the same in 2012.
    Yes, feared.
    But to his relief, it isn’t.

  • Jeffco Open Space seeks clear...

    Jeffco Open Space wants its new master plan to do more than just collect dust.

    The plan, which gets an overhaul every five years, will include a set of benchmarks to help the Open Space Division see if it’s meeting stated goals. Previous master plans have lacked goals and objectives that could be measured, said Jeffco Parks and Open Space Director Tom Hoby.

  • Elk are seen and herd at this...

    I heard some elk bugling last week when the moon was full. This wasn’t a real challenge call by the “king of the valley” but just a few youngsters — probably yearlings — trying out their calls, not understanding what they were doing but stirred by the moonlight and the distant calls of other elk far, far away.

  • Dakota unleashes offensive fury...

     EVERGREEN – Both Dakota Ridge and Evergreen have new coaches in 2013. That, however, is where the similarities ended, at least on Aug. 22.

     

    One team – Evergreen – was coming off a commanding victory over Thornton in its opener. The other – Dakota Ridge – just squeezed out a win over Legend. But, in this one, it was Dakota Ridge from the start.

  • Danni, Cougars pick off Weld...

     Joe Danni wasn’t completely sure, but the Evergreen senior defensive back thought the Weld Central receiver had the ball. Then Danni ripped it out, turned and ran. Ninety yards later, he was in the opposite end zone. It was that kind of night for the Evergreen Cougars.