Keyword: Jim Benton
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Cherry Creek boys soccer team almost had it all

State tournament pairings are often debated and criticized when they are revealed by the Colorado High School Activities Association. That was the case for this season’s boys state tournament … more

High school sports roundup: Castle View tops Valor in boys soccer

Tiernan Freiberger pretty well summed up the Castle View boys soccer season when he said “almost all our games this season have been close.” Castle View, seeded seventh in the state tournament … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Castle View striker tunes into technique

Junior Jack Pucciano is a striker for the Castle View boys soccer team who works hard on the technical aspects of the sport. And he gives a lot of credit to his two dogs who help him polish his … more

High school sports roundup: Soccer, volleyball, field hockey around Denver metro area

Post season playoffs for boys soccer is scheduled to begin April 20 as the regular season for C teams winds down. Playoff action in field hockey starts April 27 while regional competition for girls … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Sisters spark competition on volleyball court at Chaparral

One opinion you often hear from many athletes is that the team is like a family. For the Chaparral girls volleyball squad, the team is literally like a family. There are two pairs of sisters on this … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Mountain Vista's Kelli Ell brings intensity to the volleyball court

Mountain Vista girls volleyball coach Doug Schafer calls senior Kelli Ell a fireball. And she showed why she got that label in a match on March 30 against top-ranked Chaparral. The 5 foot 8 inch … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Top player ready to do what's needed at Mountain Vista

Ben Bowen is doing what he claims is “whatever” for the Mountain Vista boys basketball team. Bowen, a 6-5 senior who will be heading next season to the University of Wyoming to play basketball, … more

High school sports roundup: Valor holds off Chaparral in meeting of top-five hockey teams

Unbeaten Valor Christian, ranked third among 5A hockey teams in the official CHSAA poll, clashed with fifth-ranked Chaparral on Feb.19 in a South Conference showdown Valor jumped ahead 4-1 after … more

High school sports roundup: Rival hoops games not like they used to be

Boys basketball games between Mountain Vista and ThunderRidge used to be the highlight of the season, with overflow crowds packing the gym. Games between the rival schools are still good, but the … more

Valor rolls past Legend and into title game contest with Cherry Creek

First-year Valor Christian coach Donnie Yantis knew all about the expecations when he took over the Eagles’ football program. Yantis’ team now has a chance to meet those expectations after the … more

Looking hard for good things as a hard year ends

As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us … more
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