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Drills prep players for soccer matches

Soccer matches are packed with one-on-one confrontations as players mark each other up and down the field. Therefore, many practice sessions also involve drills with players going against another player to simulate game action. “We try to … more

Broncos great offers motivation for high school players

Denver Broncos hall of fame running back Terrell Davis started the Mile High Salute in the 1990s after he scored touchdowns to honor service men. Davis received a salute of sort with a standing ovation after his 35-minute speech on Aug. 18 at the … more

Youths learn some big-league lessons

Most of the young baseball players didn't know anything about their coaches, but it really didn't matter, since the tutors were all former major league baseball players. There were 125 youngsters … more

Something old, something new for softball teams

Fielding ground and fly balls, batting practice, pitching exercises and base running drills are part of most girls softball practices. Those are some of the tried-and-true methods coaches rely on, but increasingly, coaches turn to new technology … more

Annual cycling race draws hundreds to downtown Littleton

Stretches of several streets belonged exclusively to cyclists speeding around the course during the six races that comprised the Aug. 5 Littleton Twilight Criterium. A criterium is a timed bicycle race around a closed course. Racers competing in … more

Denver Bulldogs take football down under

There was a lot about Melbourne, Australia, that Troy Kirk missed when he moved to Colorado years ago with his wife — family, friends and football. “I missed everything about the sport when I moved here but an old coach had told me there was … more

‘Get out here once a week and sweat’

When people think of hockey they typically picture Canadians, players with missing teeth and, of course, ice. But skaters at the Parker Fieldhouse’s inline hockey league don’t resemble those stereotypes, though they may be as feisty as icebound … more

For him, ‘every day is a big day’

It was meaningful when Steve Haggerty stepped to the tee during the MCPH Celebrity Golf Classic, which was held July 24 at The Ridge at Castle Pines North. Haggerty, the 64-year-old former … more

Pool halls have felt changes

Decades ago, pool halls were identified as a place for men to escape for smoking, drinking, betting and fighting. Perception was reality. Denver-area people involved in the pool — or pocket billiards — industry say times have changed. … more

Area drivers turn in strong showings at Bandimere

Drivers from the Denver metro area turned in strong performances in the Mopar Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison July 21-23. Four drivers from the area were able to come away with victories while two had to settle for runner-up … more

No-quit outlook fuels champion

Top Fuel driver Antron Brown paid attention during a chapel service before the final day of the 38 annual Mopar Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. “The chaplin said quitters never win and winners never quit,” said Brown, a … more

Men’s roller derby team represents Mile High City

Roller derby began as an all-women’s sport but with its rebirth in 2001 in Texas, programs also included men’s teams, and Englewood resident Josh Souz signed up when he learned about Ground Control, the Denver Roller Derby men’s team. Souz … more

Changing lanes

As time wears on, all sports evolve — and bowling has definitely changed. more

For coach, being behind the wheel is the real deal

Harry Buckner was searching for a diecast model of a midget racer but found a real one instead - which he purchased. And, he's been racing for the past decade with the Colorado Vintage Oval Racing … more

Bandimere Speedway echoes with thunder this weekend

Bandimere Speedway becomes the source of thunder on the mountain July 21-22 when hundreds of drivers fire up their powerful engines to compete in the National Hot Rod Association’s Mopar Mile High Nationals. “Teams begin arriving July 19 to … more

Local men play baseball for love of game

Playing baseball sits atop the list of weekend things to do for Alec Bibby, Dave Westmeier and hundreds of other men who head to diamonds around the metro area to play for the 80 teams that make up the Denver National Adult Baseball Association … more

Making sure every stroke counts

They drive around the golf course in carts and get good views of the action. They are the rules officials who volunteer at the various levels of golf, both professional and amateur. And while some golfers would rather not see them, officials … more

Colorado students really get into the games

A participation survey released in June shows a rise in the number of student-athletes in Colorado high schools. During the 2016-17 school year, 60.3 percent of students enrolled at high schools … more

‘Getting a chance to learn good basketball’

Whistles, cheers and the familiar squeak of hundreds of gym shoes filled the Parker Fieldhouse from June 26-29, as the Chauncey Billups Basketball Academy returned for its seventh year. Billups, a five-time NBA all-star and most valuable player … more

Colorado Women’s Golf Association Results

Results from the Colorado Women's Golf Association's Stroke Play Championships which were held June 19-21 at the par-72 Lone Tree Golf Club. Championship Flight Jennifer Kupcho, Westminster, … more
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