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High school wrestlers have become stronger and more technically advanced over the years. “Wrestling is evolving all the time,” said Pomona coach Sam Federico, citing an increase in club and year-round participation. Still, the basic moves … more
It’s often been stated that the serve is one volleyball skill in which the player has complete control. High school girls usually use float serves, topspin serves and jump serves, and teams can benefit if players have good command of these … more
The conference names are majestic, but the new league alignment that will apparently be approved for Class 5A football teams has left many observers with altitude sickness. For the 2016-17 cycle, the Colorado High School Activities Association … more
Maurice “Stringy” Ervin, who never cut a swimmer during his more than 30 years as coach at Littleton High School, told a poignant story during his recent induction into the Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame. Ervin … more
With 2016 soon to arrive, it seems time to offer just a few of many wishes for Colorado high school athletics heading into the New Year. My first wish is for the Colorado High School Activities Association Legislative Committee to reconsider the … more
Valor Christian girls basketball coach Jessika Caldwell likes to be hands-on and very demonstrative during practice. That didn't change while she was pregnant. With the baby due in just days, … more
Smart golf could be the winning formula for individuals and teams competing in the upcoming Colorado state high school boys golf tournaments. The three state tournaments will be held Oct. 5-6 with Class 5A golfers playing at the tree-lined Fort … more
Senior Josh Boatright collapsed during a Legend High School preseason workout in July. He recovered, and following a team meeting, approached Titans athletic trainer Piper Thompson because his heart was still beating fast. Thompson suspected … more
If it hadn’t been for an athletic trainer, Josh Boatright would most likely be dead. But thanks to Piper Thompson’s knowledge and gut instinct, the Legend High School senior saw a doctor who diagnosed a heart condition corrected by … more
Former Littleton swimming coach Maurice “Stringy” Ervin and Cherry Creek swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will be among those inducted into the Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame during ceremonies scheduled for Jan. 27 at the … more
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