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Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout …

State track and field: How they finished

Results for south metro athletes in the finals of the state track meet, which was held May 17-19 at Jeffco Stadium. Girls Class 5A 3200 run: 1. Jenna Fitzsimmons, Mountain Vista, 10:35.09; …

South metro area swimmers post strong showings at state

Cherry Creek was third at the Class 5A state swimming championship to lead all teams from the south metro area. The Bruins finished with 208.50 points, which was 82 points shy of state champion Regis …

High school drag races keep things moving

High school students are encouraged to “push the pedal to the metal” as they push their vehicles to the limits during the competition at the May 28 All American High School Drag Races at …

Creek relay team wins state track title

Cherry Creek junior Marcus Miller was a contender most of the final day of the Class 5A state track meet on May 19 at Jeffco Stadium. Miller was third in the 100 meters and fourth in the 200 meters, …
Standout Performers

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Riley Egloff, Heritage The senior didn't allow a hit in five innings and struck out 10 batters in a 10-0 baseball victory over Poudre on March 12. Anna Weinstein, Cherry Creek The senior tallied the …

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Payton Canon, Cherry Creek The senior carded an even-par 31 in a nine-hole Centennial League girls golf season opener on March 8 at The Links. Josh Carlson, Arapahoe The sophomore had four goals and …

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Kali March, Arapahoe The sophomore was 10-for-10 at the foul line and scored 18 points with five steals in a 55-38 girls basketball win over Cherokee Trail on Feb. 14. Diamante Martinez, Englewood …

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Alec Pell, Cherry Creek The junior contributed 17 points in a 60-45 Centennial League boys basketball victory over Arapahoe on Feb. 7. Kali March, Arapahoe The sophomore led the girls basketball team …

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Jana van Gytenbeek, Cherry Creek The sophomore guard made six-of-seven 3-pointers, scored 32 points, had six assists and made six steals in a 69-43 girls basketball win Jan. 31 over Overland. Delaney …
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Baseball teams travel south for spring break

March Madness is here to entertain most of us. But spring break has also arrived as students, faculty from schools and universities in the United States take time off from studious routines to relax …
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Local athlete is giant slalom state champ

As bizarre as it might sound, high school skiing is an overlooked sport on the Front Range in Colorado. Skiing may connote Colorado between the months of November through March, but any high school …
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Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to John Prusinowski. Well, boys …
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Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound …
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Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only …
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