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Roy Halladay left good memories through years in baseball

Ralston Valley baseball coach Brad Madden grew up playing baseball with Roy Halladay. It didn’t take Madden long to realize that Halladay, who was his teammate at Arvada West, was a special player. Halladay, 40, was killed Nov. 7 when the … more

Valor, Creek roll to first-round football wins

Valor Christian and Cherry Creek, two schools that have had success over the years in the state football playoffs, notched Class 5A first-round wins on Nov. 10. Top-seeded and defending state champion Valor, which is seeking its eighth state … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Mountain Vista The volleyball team, state runner-up to Fossil Ridge last season, is top-seeded for pool play, which starts the Class 5A state volleyball tournament Nov. 10-11 at the Denver … more

Douglas County: Standout Performers

Taylor White, ThunderRidge The senior quarterback had 321 total yards in a 41-7 loss to Columbine on Nov. 2. Zachary Johnson, Douglas County He had 12 carries for 156 yards and two … more

Volleyball leaps in popularity in Colorado

Volleyball is a sport that I never connected with, probably because of my introduction decades ago in elementary school. Half of the physical education class was stationed on each side of the net and I never was able to touch the ball. So obviously … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Highlands Ranch The volleyball team drew a No. 13 ranking in the Class 5A pairings but didn't get a host position. Instead, the Falcons and Columbine will go to Cherry Creek for the Region 12 … more

Douglas County: Standout Performers

Cole Sprout, Valor Christian The sophomore set a course record of 15:42.1 on Oct. 28 to win the boys Class 4A state cross country championship. Kira Thomsen, Chaparral The junior had 11 … more

Football a kick for high schooler off to Baylor

Issac Power gave up kicking a soccer ball when he was a freshman at Ponderosa. Instead, he started booting a football. Power is now one of the best punters, kickoff specialists and placekickers in the state as a senior and will be a punter in the … more

Rock Canyon runners finish strong at state meet

Chris Theodore and Easton Allred were a big part of the success of the Rock Canyon boys cross country team, but coach Dan Davies knew something else was needed. Theodore finished second in the Class 5A boys state cross country championships Oct. … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Highlands Ranch The football team has compiled a 6-2 overall but now has to regroup after a 48-7 loss to Valor Christian on Oct. 20. The Falcons face Legend on Oct. 27 and have a 1-3 series … more

Douglas County: Standout Performers

Josh Harnden, Legend The senior midfielder scored the winning goal in the soccer team's 1-0 win over Ponderosa on Oct. 17. Cole Sprout, Valor Christian The sophomore standout won the 4A … more

Cross country could be path to lead country

Tiya Chamberlin, a junior captain on the Wheat Ridge girls cross country team, has a suggestion for politicians to help relieve the current turmoil in Washington, D.C. “I think what would calm all the politicians is if they would just go for a … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Highlands Ranch The volleyball team, ranked third in the Class 5A poll, has an important Continental League matchup against No.2 Mountain Vista on Oct. 19. The Falcons hold an 8-4 advantage in … more

Douglas County: Standout Performers

Cole Sprout, Valor Christian The sophomore was the individual champion by 24 seconds in the Class 4A Jefferson County cross country meet on Oct. 12 with a time of 15:56. Caden Meis, … more

Valor aims for new role as member of league

Valor Christian has been a success athletically since the school opened in 2007. On the state championship level alone, the Eagles have won 23 championships with 14 runner-up finishes. “At Valor we’re always looking at ways that we can do … more

Athletes strive to get up to speed

Speed never takes a day off, goes the adage. “Speed is any sport is very, very important because it's hard to teach speed,” Cherry Creek soccer coach Chelo Curi said. The ability to move fast is important in almost all athletic endeavors … more

State tennis title eludes Creek for first time in seven years

There is very little talk among coaches and players in the Cherry Creek tennis program about wins. Still, senior Tyler Schoen realizes there is still some stress during state tournament time. “It's a little frustrating,” Schoen said. … more

On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Highlands Ranch The boys varsity team had three runners finish in the top 10 and finished in second place at the Oct. 7 Windjammer Cross Country Invitational. Senior basketball guard Brendan … more

Douglas County: Standout Performers

Ellie Walters, Douglas County She had three hits, scored three runs and the junior had four RBI in a 18-7 softball win over Chaparral on Oct. 2. Katie Dack-Howell, Rock Canyon The freshman … more

Bricks give heft to team spirit

Scott Gardner was part of the first graduating class at Mountain Vista and was an offensive guard on the football team. So he was part of the tradition of players painting bricks green on one side and decorating the other side to reflect … more
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