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Medicine on ice: hockey

On a typical Wednesday morning at Edge Ice Arena in Littleton, skates cut into a sparkling, freshly cleaned sheet of ice. Patrick Donnelly is standing on the bench spitting blood because his wisdom teeth were pulled the day prior. But he wouldn’t miss supporting his friends and teammates at a practice. Not for pulled teeth. Not for the mid-March snowstorm. And certainly not for his heart condition. more

From shoulder surgery to the baseball diamond

Fort Lupton’s Scotty Sanders can talk about baseball with just about anyone. He can play it, too, from club ball in the summer to high-school ball in the spring. But what may not be visible … more

Shongolo, former ACHS athlete, giving back to area

Former Adams City High School athlete Liban Shongolo had a pretty good prep career. In 2017, he played quarterback for the Eagles, threw for more than 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns. In 2018, Shongolo … more

Former CHSAA assistant commissioner Borgmann remembered for Rice Krispy treats, service to others

AURORA -- Callie Kryder said the people who attended a celebration of life service for her late father, former Colorado High School Activities assistant commissioner Bert Borgmann, knew him for … more

6A boys hoops playoffs underway

It seems like the seedings for the Class 6A boys state basketball playoffs have been right so far. Top-seeded Mountain Vista and No. 2 Rock Canyon won Sweet 16 games on Feb. 25 to advance into the … more

Arapahoe girls outlast ThunderRidge

It was a game of scoring droughts but ThunderRidge’s was really costly. The Arapahoe girls notched a 38-29 victory over the Grizzlies in a Sweet 16 playoff game on Feb. 24. ThunderRidge went close … more

Athletes sign with colleges

National Letter of Intent signing day was Feb. 3 and here is a list of all athletes this year who have been reported by high schools to have signed and which colleges they will be attending next … more

CHSAA says goodbye to two departed administrators

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association had to take care of some sad business before its legislative council meeting Jan. 24. It said goodbye to a pair of administrators, … more

High-school officials’ fees to increase

The long, sought-after pay increases for high-school game officials are officially in play. The Colorado High School Activities Association’s legislative council, which makes CHSAA’s … more

CHSAA approves slight change to Sunday contact rules

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association changed the rules for Sunday contact between coaches and student-athletes Jan. 24. The association’s legislative council, the … more

CHSAA signs partnership with Children’s Colorado

AURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association and Children’s Hospital combined to bring educational services from the hospital to CHSAA member schools. New Commissioner Mike … more

Borgmann, former CHSAA assistant commissioner, dies

When former Colorado High School Activities Association assistant Commissioner Bert Borgmann died Jan. 9, Skyview girls basketball coach Chris Kemm summed up the feelings of many who are involved in … more

Referee protection, pay scale on CHSAA’s legislative council agenda

The decision-making arm of the Colorado High School Activities Association will take up protection of and payment for game officials next month. The legislative council meeting is set for Tuesday, … more

Empty seat reminds Fort Lupton coach of more than basketball

Someone is missing from the Fort Lupton High School boys basketball team bench this season. Coach Jim Roedel knows exactly whose clipboard occupies an empty seat and who his team salutes after every … more

Small-town football: A different game, a different level of interest

STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops … more

ThunderRidge runs out clock against Arapahoe

Will Fisher has been one of the ThunderRidge varsity football team’s defensive leaders all season. So it wasn’t surprising to see Fisher come up with the big defensive play of the game in … more

Football: Fort Lupton breaks .500 mark, turns back Faith Christian

ARVADA -- It was a night for the Fort Lupton High School football team to celebrate. Fort Lupton rallied to beat Faith Christian 34-21 on the Eagles' field Oct. 28. The win was Fort Lupton's fifth … more

VIDEO: Prairie View football manager scores a TD

The football team manager at Prairie View High School had a chance to take center stage Oct. 21 during the ThunderHawks' game against Mullen High School. Johnathan Salzer,who has Down's syndrome, … more

CHSAA examines officials shortage, pay scale

It’s not a secret that the Colorado High School Activities Association is dealing with a shortage of game officials in several sports. CHSAANow.com called it “one of the most significant … more

VIDEO: Son of former Brighton HS coach making progress after serious injuries

Here is the latest video showing the progress of Noble Haskell. He was injured seriously in a car crash last year. "Noble has been working so hard at his physical therapies," said his father, Eli … more
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