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Spring break used to be just that, a break. It was a couple days off from homework assignments, a time to watch a movie, not think about any class projects that might be pending and get a few days off from baseball practice. These days, … more
Coaches and managers at all levels of baseball — from Little League to the major leagues — have become concerned about the overuse of pitchers’ arms. The number of pitches thrown, or the pitch count, is monitored closely in the hope of … more
Pete Sampras, the former world No. 1 tennis player, was revered for his accurate and winning serves. He once said a tennis player is only as good as his or her second serve. There is no argument against the importance of second serves by area … more
It will be strange to visit Cherry Creek and not see Mike Brookhart either coaching on the sidelines or visiting with someone while watching a Bruins athletic team compete. I can remember covering games decades ago while writing for the Rocky … more
It’s time to consider a high school basketball mercy rule in Colorado. Lopsided scores have been frequent this season, especially in girls games, and some of those blowout scores were evident in the first two rounds of the girls and boys state … more
Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin calls herself an old soul: To her, the simple things matter most. A cup of hot tea after a long day. A good book. A dinner and a movie on her own. “I’m very much a homebody,” the 20-year-old … more
Mountain Vista's hockey team is finally going to play in the Frozen Four. After years of being ousted in either the first round or quarterfinals of the state playoffs, the Golden Eagles beat defending state champion Cherry Creek 4-3 on Feb. 27 at … more
Cohl Schultz and his older brother Trenton won state wrestling championships Feb. 20 at the Pepsi Center in Denver — but not for the same school. Cohl is the freshman 220-pound state champion at Ponderosa, while Trenton, a 195-pound junior, … more
Fewer than 400 boys played high school hockey in Colorado during the 2002-03 season. More than 600 did during the 2014-15 campaign. But although high school hockey is enjoying a rise in popularity in the state, a major challenge remains: Many … more
ThunderRidge, Legend, Rock Canyon and Cherry Creek were awarded first-round byes for the Feb. 24 opening round of the 48-team Class 5A boys basketball state playoffs. Highlands Ranch and Lakewood gained two of the top four seeds in the Class 5A … more
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