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Mountain Vista’s Caden Stevens, #22, goes up for a shot against Rock Canyon on Feb. 2. Stevens scored a game-high 22 points in Vista’s 62-52 win.

Battle of the heavyweights

This one had all the best ingredients: the top two boys basketball teams in the state of Colorado, rivalry, history, talent and over a thousand fans squeezed in tight, ready to take it all in. And …
Cherry Creek’s Tiana Chambers (1) looks for a way around two Arapahoe defenders during a Jan. 30 game.  Tiana Chambers scored 18 points to help the Bruins collect a 53-41 Centennial League victory.

Creek girls coalesce as team

Cherry Creek’s girls basketball team is starting to believe and practice the team concept that so many coaches believe. The Bruins are ranked third in the Jan. 30 Class 6A poll on CHSAANow.com and …
Arapahoe high school athletes who signed letters of intent.

Athletes sign with colleges

National Letter of Intent signing day was Feb. 3 and here is a list of all athletes this year who have been reported by high schools to have signed and which colleges they will be attending next …
Littleton's Penny Urquhart (21) scored 17 points and hit a clutch 3-point basket in the final minute of the game to help the Lions defeat Dakota Ridge, 46-40, in a game played Jan. 25.

Littleton girls outlast Dakota Ridge

Littleton’s Penny Urquhart played with her shoes tied and helped the Lions girls basketball team down Dakota Ridge 46-40 in a game played on Jan 25. Urquhart scored all of Littleton’s 11 …

Ponderosa junior Westin Hoffschneider is the top-rated 190-pound wrestler in the state, according to the OnTheMat rankings.

Pondo wrestler hoping for big things

Westin Hoffschneider, a 190-pounder from Ponderosa, is a more confident wrestler this season. Hoffschneider lost last season in the 182-pound state championship match as a sophomore and is looking …
Standout Performers

VIDEO: Prairie View football manager scores a TD

The football team manager at Prairie View High School had a chance to take center stage Oct. 21 during the ThunderHawks' game against Mullen High School. Johnathan Salzer,who has Down's syndrome, …
Riverdale Ridge's Bradley Weinmaster gets the winner's hug after capturing the 4A boys state golf championship in Windsor Oct. 4.

Riverdale Ridge's Weinmaster atop the golf heap

                WINDSOR -- To survive a four-person playoff for a state championship in boys golf is one …
Jonathan Gonzalez celebrates a Frontier League win with his teammates and fans against The Pinnacle Sept.21 in Fort Lupton. Gonzalez scored three goals and had an assist against the Timberwolves.

Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
Ryan Kropp

Ex-Brighton golfer Kropp transitions to coaching

Former Brighton High School golfler Ryan Kropp is still involved in his sport. But now, it’s as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Texas-Dallas, where Kropp finished his …

Denene Shivley

Shivley, ex-Brighton HS athlete, headed to Regis’ Hall of Fame 

Before Denene (Jacovetta) Shivley became a technology teacher at Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, she was a self-admitted tomboy. “I was never into dolls,” she said. “My …
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