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Whistles, cheers and the familiar squeak of hundreds of gym shoes filled the Parker Fieldhouse from June 26-29, as the Chauncey Billups Basketball Academy returned for its seventh year. Billups, a five-time NBA all-star and most valuable player … more
Valor Christian's boys basketball team headed into the 2016-17 season with great expectations. The Eagles lived up to them by winning the Class 4A state championship, 68-55 over Lewis-Palmer on March 11. With nine seniors returning from last … more
Cherry Creek is the lone team from the south metro area still playing in the girls basketball playoffs. The Bruins, seeded 12th, will take a 19-7 record into the March 9 Class 5A semifinal game … more
Three teams from Highlands Ranch, Rock Canyon, ThunderRidge and Valor Christian, will be playing in boys Final Four semifinals games on March 10 at the Denver Coliseum. The Jaguars, seeded fifth, … more
Cherry Creek has been waiting most of the girls basketball season for Sydney Mech to uncover her talent. Mech, a 6-foot-1 junior, was an all-Centennial League selection last season, but missed the Bruins' first 14 games and then was eased back … more
The faces of the Arapahoe players leaving the court after the final buzzer reflected their disappointment in the season-ending loss 82-44 loss to Grandview in the Feb. 28 Sweet 16 Class 5A state girls basketball playoffs. “I am proud of our … more
First- and second-round games in the Class 4A and 5A girls state basketball playoffs were completed and five south metro-area teams advanced to the Sweet 16. In Class 5A, Highlands Ranch, Castle … more
A basketball player runs down the court, occasionally dribbling. Players behind him run as fast as they can, some tripping over untied shoelaces — but none are fast enough to catch him. The 4-year-old player makes the layup. Teaching the … more
Littleton girls basketball coach Adam Williams believes that a successful team needs to play good defense. That's what the Lions did all season. Littleton defeated Elizabeth, 43-34, in a first-round Class 4A state playoff game on Feb. 21 in … more
The Arapahoe girls basketball team won the Feb. 24 Class 5A second-round playoff game over Chaparral in a contest that was closer than the 49-42 final score indicates. “We knew this would be a close game because we are very similar teams,” … more
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