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Today's Sports

  • Sports briefs

    GIRLS GOLF
    Tenney fires opening-round 93 on first day of 4A state tourney
    GREELEY
    — Evergreen sophomore Madison Tenney shot a 20-over 93 during the first day of the two-day 4A girls golf state championship May 21 at Boomerang Golf Course.
    Tenney opened with a double bogey on No. 10 and was 5-over after three holes before settling into a groove of four pars over the final six holes on the back nine.
    She birdied the Par-4, 308-yard No. 4.

  • Evergreen's Cougars go out...

    The 2012 track & field season has come and gone. but before it bid adieu, Evergreen’s Cougars said one last goodbye at the 4A state finals on May 17-19 at Lakewood’s Jeffco Stadium. What follows is a look at how Evergreen’s top track & field athletes fared last weekend.

    MAKING HER MOVE
    Maura O’Brien bided her team, and it paid off quite nicely for the Evergreen senior.

  • Sports briefs

    BASEBALL
    Windsor rallies for six in top of seventh, stuns host Evergreen

    DJ Knott and Duncan Goodrich each homered and drove in four runs as 25th-seeded Windsor upset host Evergreen 10-9 in the first round of the weather-delayed 4A District 2 tournament on May 13.
    The Wizards rallied for six runs in the top of the seventh to stun the Cougars.
    Evergreen, which had won five of six, ended its season with a 14-6 record. The Cougars were the No. 8 seed in the 32-team tournament.

    GIRLS TENNIS

  • Evergreen’s season over, but...

    BROOMFIELD — It was just one play. Other than that the Evergreen Lady Cougars, before and after the game, felt they belonged with fourth-seeded Broomfield in the 4A state girls soccer playoffs.
    But that one play — a corner kick from Chaya Ahrens to Kerri Marquardt, who one-timed the ball into the lower right corner of the net — was all the Lady Eagles would need for a 1-0 victory on May 11 at a rain-soaked Elizabeth Kennedy Stadium. Broomfield (13-3-1) stretched its unbeaten streak to eight games.

  • O’Brien, Sayler set pace for...

    LAKEWOOD — From the start, Maura O’Brien, Sammy Skold and Erin Dobey took charge of the girls’ 1,600 meters at the 4A Jeffco League championships May 12. The race was never in doubt. Just which one of the three would win proved to be the only drama.
    O’Brien, who led for most of the four-lap event, overcame a late-charging Skold to score the victory in 5 minutes, 16.71 seconds at Jefferson County Stadium. But Skold (5:16.88) and Dobey (5:18.83) weren’t far behind en route to a one-two-three Evergreen finish.

  • Cougars’ Tenney headed to state

    ARVADA — Madison Tenney, for most of the 2012 girls golf season, has been Evergreen’s most consistent player. And while her play was anything but consistent at the 4A Metro West Regional it was enough to qualify her for next week’s 4A state tournament.

  • PAC finally gets over the hump

    GLENDALE — As the seconds winded down May 9 at Infinity Park it was all the PAC Rugby sideline could do to contain its exuberant enthusiasm. After all this had been three years in the making.
    A bridesmaid two years running in the Division II high school state championship game, PAC Rugby, with players from Conifer, Platte Canyon and Evergreen high schools, didn’t want to experience that feeling again. This time it didn’t have to.

  • Spring temperatures throw off...

    Driving into Evergreen this past weekend was a great pleasure. Spring has used her magic to turn the otherwise dreary day into a splash of color and beauty.
    The stream valleys were fringed with chartreuse lace as the willow’s golden twigs put out new green leaves, bringing color to every creek. It happens every spring, but I never tire of its glory. The streams are so proud of their new chartreuse dress that they dance all the way down to the plains.

  • Playoff defeat completes collapse

    Jon Cohen couldn’t have been more proud of the Evergreen Cougars’ boys lacrosse team. For a team he thought was looking at a .500 season at best to step up and win 10 consecutive games in 2012 and 11 overall was overachieving at its best.
    And yet there was some mild suprise when the Cougars, who won 11 of their first 12 games, stumbled all the way to a No. 23 seed in this year’s 24-team postseason tournament. Three straight losses and a third-place finish in the Foothills Conference will do that.

  • Cougars’ Greagor, Greene earn...

    DENVER — Emilee Greagor and Emily Greene had little time to feel elation or pity for themselves. After all, it was prom night.
    But Evergreen’s No. 2 doubles team didn’t have to feel sorry for themselves anyway. Despite a 6-4, 6-1 loss to Katie Fischer and Kyla Sherap of Colorado Academy in the 4A Region 1 finals May 4, the Lady Cougars, because of their second-place finish, are headed to state.