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James Pinkel, 69, of Centennial, plays pickleball three or four days a week against a variety of players at the Lone Tree Recreation Center. “There are some who show up to really play the game,” …
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Pat Bowlen's statue, which rests outside of Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Residents laid flowers below his statue after his death.

'He meant so much to this community'

On Jan. 25, 1998, Littleton residents Sandy and David Alexander were sitting at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego as they witnessed the Denver Broncos win the franchise's first Super Bowl. Following the …
Jim Benton
Overtime

College baseball opening doors for Colorado athletes

It’s been slow — like an off-speed changeup — for people to realize, but big-time college baseball is no longer a long shot for players who participate in Colorado high school baseball. …

Cycling championships combine with community for Wheat Ridge Criterium

Professional cyclists from across the state of Colorado, spectators, and beer lovers gathered on June 9, for the sixth annual Wheat Ridge Criterium and Brewfest. The event featured several state …
Jim Benton
Overtime

Seeing how it all adds up for area schools

Yes, it seems like the fall 2018-19 Colorado High School Sports Association sports season started just a couple weeks ago, but the spring campaign is now over. Some teams and individuals were left …

Wheat Ridge junior Ethan Sitzman takes a cut during the first inning as Cheyenne Mountain’s bench looks on Saturday, May 25, at Vibes Stadium in Colorado Springs. The Farmers suffered a season-ending 3-0 loss in the Class 4A baseball state tournament.

Young Farmers and Demons baseball squads get valuable state experience

COLORADO SPRINGS — The bright side of Wheat Ridge and Golden going 0-2 at the Class 4A baseball state tournament May 24 and 25 was the experience both Jeffco squads gained for the future. “We are …
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 …
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