Today's Sports

  • Coach of the year

    Kirk Petrik has been coaching the Evergreen ski program for five years, and he’s seen his fair share of success. But nothing could top what the Cougars did during the 2012-13 season.

  • Male athlete of the year

    Jake Bender sums up his success on the ski slopes in simple terms.

  • Female athlete of the year

    Lexie Malazdrewicz has won multiple state swimming titles. And now she has repeated in another honor.

  • June’s wildflowers let us all...

    One of the most beautiful flowers in June is golden banner. It is in full bloom in my yard, but it starts blooming as early as April and May on the high plains. There are large yellow patches of golden banner now blooming throughout the foothills.

    Soon it will march even higher with its yellow banners sparkling until it is blooming at Echo Lake in July and occasionally a bit higher above timberline in August.

  • Masters swimmers can train at...

    Masters swimmers can train in Evergreen Lake


    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District is expanding its Masters Swimming program to include open-water swimming in Evergreen Lake this summer.

    Beginning June 18 and continuing through mid-September, the park district will permit swimming in the lake for registered members of the Colorado Masters Swimming Association during designated open swim times on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

  • Colorful wildflowers highlight...


    As the song says, “June is bustin’ out all over,” and as usual, it is a glorious month. I believe it to be the most beautiful month of the year.


  • Groups teach Watershed 101 to...

    By Devan Filchak

    For the Courier

    Ten local residents learned about ways to preserve and protect the Bear Creek Watershed in a course offered by the Evergreen Metro District and the watershed association.

    The class, at the Evergreen Metro District facility on Stagecoach Drive, covered a variety of topics, including hydrology of Bear Creek, pollution, wildlife impacts and potential citizen monitoring.

    In the past, Evergreen High students took the class and then embarked on a beautification project at the school.

  • 4A All-Conference Spring Sports

    The following are all-conference selections for the 4A Jeffco League for the 2013 spring sports season:

    No. 1 singles: Callie Morlock, Golden; Lorraine Smith, D’Evelyn
    No. 2 singles: Annie Horn, D’Evelyn; Genevieve DeGrandchamp, Evergreen
    No. 3 singles: Lexi Reed, D’Evelyn
    No. 1 doubles: Jordan Cadman/Lauren Willoughby, D’Evelyn
    No. 2 doubles: Abby Lydens/Kara Robbins, D’Evelyn
    No. 3 doubles: Amanda Seemann/Sara Dinegar, D’Evelyn

  • By the numbers

    Sports and numbers are inseparable. They go together.
    With the conclusion of the 2012-13 high school athletic
    calendar, the Canyon Courier looks back at the
    season that was through numbers. The following are 10 numbers that identify the latest prep campaign.

  • Sports briefs

    Evergreen boys, girls camps scheduled for first week of June

    Evergreen High School’s summer boys and girls basketball camp is scheduled for June 3-7 at EHS.
    The boys camp runs June 3-7 with sessions for incoming 3rd-5th graders running 9-11 a.m., daily and for incoming 6th-8th graders running from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Cost is $70 and is payable to the EHS boys basketball booster club.