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Today's Sports

  • Husky baseball decimates rival...

    By Michael Kelly

    EVERGREEN — The Platte Canyon baseball team didn’t so much as beat Clear Creek on Saturday afternoon as survive against the Golddiggers.

    Falling temperatures, wind gusts that blew the ball around in unpredictable ways made life difficult for both teams. But thanks to some big hits and resiliency the Huskies prevailed, 25-15, at Clear Creek High School.

  • Clear Creek offers boys hoops...

    After nearly three decades coaching the boys’ basketball team at Evergreen High School, head coach Scott Haebe has decided to take his talents to nearby Clear Creek High School.

    “We are happy to announce that Scott Haebe, long time Evergreen boys basketball coach, has accepted our offer to be the new head boys basketball coach at Clear Creek High School,” Clear Creek athletic director David Schuessler said in an e-mailed statement.

  • Lobos’ soccer secures third...

    By Levi Waddell

    THORNTON — The Conifer Lobos girls soccer team’s season didn’t get off to the start it had hoped. After starting off 0-3, the Lobos have won three of their last four, including a 2-0 shutout against the SkyView Academy Wolverines on Thursday.

  • Cougars can’t match Eagles

    LAKEWOOD — There’s nothing quite like a top-three baseball matchup. A fierce rivalry makes it all the more exciting.
    On Monday at All-Star Park, the Evergreen Cougars — ranked No. 3 in the latest CHSAANow.com poll — couldn’t stack up against No. 2 Valor, falling 18-6.
    Throughout the contest, errors and shaky pitching plagued the Cougars. After a second-inning, three-run bomb from Valor, Evergreen just couldn’t recover.

  • Conifer, Evergreen girls golf...

    BROOMFIELD — Throughout the spring sports season, the weather can be a burden for teams that rely on it to allow their busy schedules.
    On April 14 at the Broadlands Golf Course, that weather got in the way early and hindered play for many in attendance at the Jeffco League 4A/5A tournament, which saw girls from 18 teams hit the links. Many girls cited the morning frost delay as a setback to their games.

  • Cougars stun Demons in first big...

    LAKEWOOD —The Evergreen girls lacrosse team is rolling early in the season.
    Following a strong start against relatively noncompetitive teams, the Cougars faced their first test on Thursday at Trailblazer Stadium against Golden, a team that beat them by 12 goals last year.
    The Cougars passed with flying colors.

  • Running between the raindrops:...

    Few animals are as reviled as the unassuming night dweller, the beautifully coiffed, yet largely invisible skunk. Mostly identified by the telltale odor, the small mammals are hard to spot alive because of their nocturnal habits and shadowy excursions. And yet, there exist glimmers of appreciation of the animal.

  • Assists, academics and accolades

    Over the past three years, the Evergreen girls basketball team has become a powerhouse in the realm of high school hoops, winning two of three state title games and finishing runner-up.

    What, one may ask, is the recipe for all this success?

  • Bahl earns All-Colorado coach of...

    Following another stellar season in which the Evergreen girls basketball team won consecutive state championships, head coach Amy Bahl earned recognition from the Denver Post as their All-Colorado girls basketball coach of the year — something the paper has been recognizing since 1993.

  • Evergreen girls tennis shuts...

    CONIFER — In its first match of the season on March 20 against its rivals, the Evergreen girls tennis team showed up in full force to earn a 7-0 victory over host Conifer.

    Led by junior No. 1 singles player Zoe Love, the Cougars secured a big victory for their first win of the season. In her match, Love took on Conifer (1-3) senior Hailey Janson and, after going down 6-1 in the first set, battled back to win the second and the subsequent tie-breaker.