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Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …
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Brighton introduces new aquatics hotline

The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …
Though Adams City's Jace Long is on the bottom end of this exchange with Poudre's Banks Norby, Long was able to earn a tough, 4-2 decision in the 132-pound match Jan. 12 in Commerce City. The Eagles, the No. 3 team in the state, downed the Impalas, the No. 7 team in the state, by a score of 60-15.

SLIDES: Top-10 wrestling match goes to Adams City

Adams City downed Poudre 60-15 in a dual meet among two, top-10 wrestling programs Jan. 12 in Commerce City. ACHS picked up on-mat wins from Nicholas Vasquez (106 pounds), Adryan Lopez (113), Jace …
Eagle Ridge Academy’s Cameron Seifert gets an elbow from Far Northeast’s Justin Case during the first half of the teams’ game in Brighton Jan. 11.

SLIDES: Boys basketball: Far NE Warriors beat Eagle Ridge's Warriors

Clear Creek’s Evan Brandt, in gray, and Platte Canyon’s Sam Patterson compete in a 145-pound match at the Jan. 8 Evergreen wrestling tournament.

Mountain-area wrestlers shake off holi-daze at Evergreen tournament

Platte Canyon’s Sam Patterson and Clear Creek’s Evan Brandt had the final match of the day — the third-place match for 145-pound wrestlers.

A Special Olympics Colorado athlete competes during the 2020 State Winter Games at Copper Mountain.

Special Olympics Colorado needs volunteer ski coaches

An organization that provides sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities needs volunteer coaches for its skiing program on Copper Mountain. Special Olympics …
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Defender Alejandro Rodriguez runs to stop Fort Collins' Aidan Willey from taking a shot at the goal.

State 5A soccer: Fort Collins scores early, holds off Adams City in first round of state playoffs

Adams City faced off against Fort Collins Oct. 27 in the first round of the 5A regional playoffs at French Field in Fort Collins. The Eagles were defeated 4-2 in a gusty match but saved face by …
Larsen Pocs of the Ravens has about a half-step lead over Cheyenne Mountain's Jonny Diaz Mendoza during the teams' state playoff game Oct. 28 in Colorado Springs.

State 4A soccer SLIDES: Cheyenne Mountain scores late, shuts out Riverdale Ridge

Santiago Gonzalez, right, gets a congratulatory8 hug from teammate Diego Medina after Fort Lupton's 1-0, overtime win over Strive Prep SMART Oct. 27. Gonzalez scored the game-winning goal seven minutes into overtime.

Soccer slides: Fort Lupton moves into round two of state playoffs

During the Colorado chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner Sept. 11, Fort Lupton alum Dean Abeyta received a special merit award for his contributions to the wrestling community.

National Wrestling Hall of Fame salutes FLHS wrestling alum

Tonight Mr. Dean Abeyta a Fort Lupton Wrestling Alumni was honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner with a Special Merit Award for all he does for the wrestling …

Stargate's Stephanie Millmore prepares to smack one over the net against the defense of Fort Lupton's Jessica Davila Cortes, Emiko OHkawa (15) and Neveah Gonzales (8) during a non-conference match in Fort Lupton Aug. 26. The Eagles won in five sets.

Volleyball: Stargate wins five-set thriller from Fort Lupton

It was the sort of match that deserved to go five sets. And that's exactly what Fort Lupton High School and Stargate School did Aug. 26 in the Bluedevils' gym. The Eagles won 25-23, 20-25, 28-26, …
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