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Today's News

  • Dishing it out:Conifer’s Landon Wallace top 10 in nation for assists per game

    When it comes to basketball, selflessness is sometimes hard to come by. For Conifer junior Landon Wallace, it’s second nature.

    A born leader, Wallace has always been a true point guard who plays only with the interest of his teammates in mind. That’s earned him national-level marks in the assist category, where, as of Tuesday, he was ranked eighth in the entire country across all classifications in assists per game, according to Maxpreps.com.

    Just a couple weeks ago, he was ranked sixth. He’s also No. 1 in Colorado.

  • Evergreen wrestlers deny Littleton in dual

    LITTLETON — Evergreen wrestling has been on fire this season.

    This season, the Cougar wrestlers are enjoying their biggest team in head coach Luke Burrier’s tenure with nearly 30 boys, but that’s not all.

    “It’s the most success Evergreen’s had since I’ve been here,” Burrier said. “This is our fourth season, this coaching staff, with them. We’re finding ways to medal. We’re finding ways to find not only individual success, but successful outcomes as a team.”

  • Evergreen girls basketball stuns Bear Creek

    LAKEWOOD — Evergreen girls basketball doesn’t know how to quit.

    On Monday night at Bear Creek High School, the Cougars took down the Bears in a show of stamina, outlasting the home team 55-29.

    Throughout the matchup, seven Cougars connected with the nylon as senior forward Claudia Dillon led with 20 points. Sophomore guard Nicole Levine and junior guard/forward Hayley Dillon trailed behind her with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

  • Legend shoots lights out against Chatfield boys

    LITTLETON — Sometimes the shots just don’t fall the way a team wants them to.

    On Jan. 8 against Legend on its own home court, Chatfield couldn’t hit its shots while at times it seemed like the Titans couldn’t miss. The Chargers fell 78-36.

    “They shot the ball really well, and they just came out with more intensity than we did,” sophomore Nate Jacobson said. “It shows that we’ve got to come out with more intensity, we’ve got to come out with more confidence.”

  • Jeffco Sheriff's Office asking for help in identifying woman

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a woman who may have been involved in the assault of a 23-year-old man on Lookout Mountain Road last year. 

  • Deputy resigns amid investigation

     A deputy at the Jefferson County Jail submitted a resignation letter last week while the Sheriff’s Office investigates allegations of a relationship she had with a jail inmate. 

    The deputy has not yet been identified, but she is 30 years old and was hired in January 2016.

    “Other than that, I can’t give out any information,” said Mike Taplin, spokesman with the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office. 

  • Cougar boys hoops staves off D’Evelyn’s late run from downtown

    EVERGREEN — When it comes to streaky basketball, sometimes a team’s runs are just too little, too late.
    On Thursday night at Evergreen High School, the Cougar boys basketball team stayed strong as the visiting D’Evelyn Jaguars ignited a charge from behind the arc in the second half to erase a major deficit. Evergreen won 52-45.
    For Evergreen, a win like that was a long time coming.

  • Conifer boys basketball falls to Niwot after missing last-second 3-pointer

    JOHNSTOWN — Sometimes, the last shot hurts the deepest.
    On Saturday night at Roosevelt High School, the Conifer boys basketball team fell to Niwot 51-48 in an absolute battle in the Lobos’ final game of the Roughridger Shootout tournament.
    But it almost didn’t end that way.
    After tying the game back up at 44 with just five minutes left in the contest, the Lobos found themselves in a familiar position. They had to play from behind to keep up with the Cougars, as they did throughout the entire 48 minutes of play.

  • Romberg: Resignations lead to more turnover
  • Rohrer: We need more umpires in the new year

    I have a sort of mancave which looks a bit like a museum. In it are so many things that remind me of people, places and things that have been important to me. At the end of the bar is a collection of autographed baseballs and a little clicker which umpires use to keep track of balls, strikes and outs. Someone asked me what it was, and the question brought back memories of my first job. At about 13 or so I became an umpire, calling games for younger boys.