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Jim Benton
Overtime

McCaffrey, Logan are old friends and new rivals

Cherry Creek’s Dave Logan and Ed McCaffrey of Valor Christian had a lot in common even before they coached against each other in the Dec. 1 Class 5A state championship football game at Broncos Mile …
Jim Benton
Overtime

In world of sports, there are plenty of reasons to give thanks

Thanksgiving is a time to talk about turkey and offer thanks for loved ones. It’s a wonderful holiday and chance to forget differences Many people reflect and offer thanks for health, wealth and …
Junior running back Eric Granados tries to earn some yards for Faith Christian as La Junta's Nathan Frankmore tries to tackle him during the two team's Nov. 17 2A state football semifinals.   Faith would come close to handing La Junta with its first loss of the season, but it was not to be. The La Junta Tigers hung on for the 20-14 win, and advanced to the state title game.

Faith Christian football ends season in state semis

There is no good way to end a season if it doesn't end in a championship. The Faith Christian Eagles (9-3) season ended on a cold and icy day with a loss to the La Junta Tigers (12-0) in the 2A State …
Jim Benton
Overtime

Time to kick soccer shootouts to the curb

Driving to EchoPark Automotive Stadium for the Class 5A soccer semifinals on Nov. 7, I had visions of seeing well-played, competitive matches with no shootouts. But what did I see? A shootout. …

Faith Christian junior quarterback Isaiah Kroll (11) options away from Bayfield senior Rhett Hoover (57) during the 9-seed Eagles’ 21-13 upset of the #1 Wolverines in Arvada Nov. 10, in the CHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs’ quarterfinal round. Now 9-2 overall, FC will next face unbeaten 4-seed La Junta in the semifinals.

Faith Eagles beat defending state champs to move into playoff semis

Faith Christian and Bayfield squared off on a brilliant sunny Saturday afternoon at Faith Christian High School in a 2A State Quarterfinal. Bayfield came in as the number one overall seed and as the …
Standout Performers

Jefferson County Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 18

Christaana Angelopulos, Arvada West As the team's leadoff hitter, the shortstop Angelopulos went 5-for-5 with a home run on the first pitch of the Oct. 13 regional playoff game against Mountain …
Jefferson junior quarterback Devon Kemp (21) finds himself one-on-one with Platte Canyon junior Brandon Patterson (52) during the Class 1A Foothills League game Oct. 6 at Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood. Kemp threw a touchdown pass to senior Kurvonte Rice in the second quarter, but it was the lone score for the Saints in a 32-6 loss to the Huskies.
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Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Oct. 11

Danny Kingman, Lakewood The senior number 2 singles player became a Region 5 champ on Oct. 3. Kingman and a few of his teammates now move on to the Oct. 11-13 5A state tennis …
Ralston Valley senior Cort Johnson (4) drives toward the net as Columbine senior Connor Watz (16) tries to cut off Johnson's path Sept. 27 at the North Area Athletic Complex in Arvada. Ralston Valley won 3-1.

Jeffco Standouts Performers: Week of Oct. 04

Gabby Seigh, Bear Creek The sophomore utility player (hitting .328) provided just what her team needed, going 2-3 with two RBI’s in the Bear’s Sept. 27 win over Lakewood. Kristin …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Sept. 27 edition

Nick Von Feldt, Wheat Ridge Farmers football team ran all over Centarus Sept. 21, but no one did more of the trampling than Von Feldt. The junior rushed 12 times for 211 yards and five …

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of Sept. 13

Macee Thompson, Lakewood The senior third base player was 2 for 4 at the plate against Fruita Sept. 8. Her double helped ensure the Tigers won the game 9-5. She currently enjoys a lofty .596 …
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