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Young wrestlers are often a source for the success of high school wrestling programs — young meaning grapplers between the ages of 5 and 14 years old. “In order to have a very successful, a high school needs a successful junior program as the … more
Littleton's bid for a Class 4A state soccer championship ended Nov. 1 with a 1-0 loss to top-seeded Air Academy in the quarterfinals. The Kadets (18-0), runner-ups in the 2013 tournament, scored once in the first half and that was all they would … more
Littleton High School's bid for a berth in the state Class 4A football tournament ended Oct. 31 when the Lions lost the final game of the regular season — and a shot at an outright 4A Plains title — to Dakota Ridge, 45-7. “This wasn't like … more
A quick history lesson: Basketball centers used to rule in the paint. Decades ago, thoughts of tall players operating anywhere but inside the paint would have seemed outrageous. Today, it's somewhat unusual to see a big player primarily … more
Good starts against good teams are vital. Both the Littleton boys and girls teams fell behind early and lost to Valor Christian in a varsity doubleheader Jan. 14 in the Lions' gym. Coach Ryan Fletcher's boys team trailed 17-2 after the first … more
One hundred minutes wasn't enough for a winner to emerge from a March 31 rivalry match, because at the end of the second overtime period, the Heritage-Arapahoe girls soccer game went into the books as a 0-0 tie. “It was a great rivalry game,” … more
March 31 proved to be a good day for the Littleton boys lacrosse team as they outscored Lutheran, 16-2. “They are a young team but they gave us a good, hard game,” Littleton Coach Brad Todd said after the game. “I was very pleased with the … more
It was a sign that led Kathy Alfino into becoming a triathlete and coach. “I was playing field hockey and I saw this sign, and I don't think it used the word triathlon,” she explained. “It was 1982. It said `Swim, bike, run.' I rode my bike … more
Creek coach Dave Logan saw six months pass in front of his face as he watched his team win the Class 5A state football championship. Cherry Creek, which appeared ready to take control of the game … more
Not a single Cherry Creek player raised her hand with four fingers pointed up to indicate the fourth quarter was about to start. However, the Bruins' girls have become a team this season that seems to play better in the final eight minutes of … more
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