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Today's Sports

  • Cougar girls outswim competition...

    BAILEY — It may only be halfway through the 2018-19 schedule, but the Evergreen girls swim and dive team is competing like the state meet is just around the corner.

    At the PCHS mini invitational at Platte Canyon High School on Jan. 16, the Cougars won easily with a team score of 531. The No. 3 Cougars — per last week’s 3A CHSAANow.com poll — overshadowed the performances of No. 8 Colorado Academy (391), Saint Mary’s Academy (283) and Platte Canyon (83).

    The win continued a dominant trend for the Cougars this season.

  • Cougar girls outswim competition...

    BAILEY — It may only be halfway through the 2018-19 schedule, but the Evergreen girls swim and dive team is competing like the state meet is just around the corner.

    At the PCHS mini invitational at Platte Canyon High School on Jan. 16, the Cougars won easily with a team score of 531. The No. 3 Cougars — per last week’s 3A CHSAANow.com poll — overshadowed the performances of No. 8 Colorado Academy (391), Saint Mary’s Academy (283) and Platte Canyon (83).

    The win continued a dominant trend for the Cougars this season.

  • Evergreen mountain bike club...

    It may not be CHSAA-sanctioned, but the Evergreen High School mountain biking club team provides one of the biggest squads in all of EHS athletics with nearly 40 members.

    It would seem many-a-teenager has a passion for the mountainside.

    “I already loved biking and I figured that because the school already had a mountain biking team, I might as well sign up for it,” sophomore Zach Footer said. “It was a really good decision. Just the general attitude on the team with everybody is super fun.”

  • Alex Kim highlights Evergreen...

    The conditions may not have been perfect on Friday at Loveland Ski Resort, but the Evergreen ski team still came out strong with a major victory from its top man.

    Senior Alex Kim, perhaps one of the top competitors among Colorado high school skiers, barely edged out a first-place finish in the giant slalom over his teammate, Cam Woodland. The two completed their runs in 38.37 seconds and 38.95 seconds, respectively.

  • Charger hoops edges out Rebels

    LITTLETON — The Chatfield girls basketball team achieved a feat it hadn’t accomplished in nearly three years.

    On Jan. 16 at Columbine High School, the Chargers defeated their rivals in 41-38 defensive battle. The last time they beat the Rebels was Jan. 22, 2016.

    “This is so awesome,” Chatfield senior guard/forward Tedy Reed said. “We haven’t won since the first time we played them my freshman year. It’s been, I think, like eight years since we beat them at (their) home, so I’m ecstatic.”

  • Chatfield charges through Jeffco...

    By Rich Allen

    For the Courier

    ARVADA — The Chatfield girls swim and dive team stood tall and alone among the 18 represented in the Jeffco Invitational at the George J. Meyers Pool on Saturday.

    The Chargers’ varsity squad claimed 422 points to take the team victory with a 46-point cushion between itself and second-place Columbine.

  • Mountain lions: the cats with 40...

    “In the dim glow, the queen cat passed like a yellow spectre between the scarred trunks.”
    “Yellow Eyes” by Rutherford Montgomery

    Who knew that the large tawny cat with the distinctive tail would win a place in the Guinness Book of World Records? Unbeknownst to the mountain lion, she has been anointed with more than 40 names, like puma, panther, catamount and cougar.

  • Evergreen grad Dorsey drafted by...

    When Griffin Dorsey was growing up, kicking the soccer ball against a wooden wall his father built on the family’s Evergreen property, he always had the dream of someday playing Major League Soccer.

    On Friday in Chicago, that dream became a reality when Dorsey’s name was called as the sixth-overall pick of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. He went to Toronto FC.

    The 2017 Evergreen High School graduate was in the Windy City for the big day.

  • Dishing it out: Conifer’s Landon...

    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 — 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.”