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Wheat Ridge boys hoops harvests first league title since 2007

WHEAT RIDGE — It only took one basket in the fourth quarter Feb. 14 for Wheat Ridge to end a 12-year drought on the boys basketball court. Senior Blair McVicker’s floater just outside the paint …
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Jim Benton
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At 92, he’s not about to slow his row

Dean Smith has won another national and world championship. No, I’m obviously not referring to the late legendary former North Carolina basketball coach who captured two NCAA titles with the Tar …

Making time for March Madness

Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half full. Arms crossed, eyes gazing upward at one of the four TVs …
For ten years, the United States Association of Blind Athletes has helped blind people learn to ski at the Winter Ski Festival in Breckenridge.

Blind skiers hit the slopes in Breckenridge

Lakewood resident Chloe Poston loves to ski.The fifth grader at Rooney Ranch Elementary said her family tries to go skiing every weekend during the winter, but on a most recent weekend, she got to …
Jim Benton
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Three-sport athlete is rare example in current times

Collin Romero doesn’t feel like an icon or whatever you call a role model these days. The Rock Canyon senior is a three-sport athlete, and these competitors are becoming harder to find in this age …

Rockies relievers ready for strong bullpen minus Ottavino

The Colorado Rockies will be without the reliever who boasted he could strike out Babe Ruth, but they believe the bridge between their solid starting rotation and premier closer Wade Davis remains …
Standout Performers
Ralston Valley senior Tori Sayers, second from the left, greets Arapahoe senior and state diving champion Franny Cable as divers take the podium. Sayers placed 10th and Ralston Valley sophomore Izzy Gregersen, third place on podium, medaled during diving competition at the Class 5A girls swimming state meet Saturday, Feb. 9, at VMAC in Thornton. Ralston Valley junior Payton Roberts placed 12th.

Jeffco Standout Performers for the week of Feb. 14

Orlondo Aguilar, Alameda The senior power forward ended his high school career with a double-double in a 60-44 win against Riverdale Ridge. He had 10 points (six for six on free throws), with …
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Standout performers: Jefferson County athletes for the week of Feb. 7

Maddy Hubych, Lakewood High School The six-foot senior helped lift the Tigers over Jeffco foes Columbine, with a 21-point and 12 rebound performance on Feb. 2. Lakewood came away with the …

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 …
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