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Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that …
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Sun Roesslein, left, and Christi Clay with the Robert Cox Trophy at the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open.

NAAC stadium managers serve on groundbreaking U.S. Open crew

A.J. Hill was the only woman on the maintenance team at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open. This year, at the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, she was joined by 28 female …
Evergreen’s boys lacrosse team gathers together after being presented the Class 4A boys lacrosse state runner-up trophy Tuesday, June 22, at Englewood High School. The Cougars came up just short, losing to Cheyenne Mountain 5-4 in the state championship game.

Quest for first boys lacrosse state title comes up just short

ENGLEWOOD — Evergreen’s boys lacrosse team was six minutes away from hoisting the Class 4A state trophy June 22 at Englewood High School. The Cougars had scored four unanswered goals to grab a …
Golden junior Louie Ficco, left, delivers a hit on Northfield junior Eli Rosenberg during the first half June 15 at the NAAC. The Demons dominated the Nighthawks 13-1 in the first-round Class 4A playoff game.

Golden has season ended in state quarterfinals

By ARVADA — Golden reminded the rest of the Class 4A boys lacrosse state tournament field on Tuesday, June 15, that the Demons are still the defending state champions. No. 5-seeded Golden dominated …
Jeffco Athletics inducted its Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on June 9 at The Vista at Applewood. From left, Griff Wirth, Lisa LaGuardia, Dave Rulli and Scott Smith were inducted.

Jeffco Athletics inducts HOF classes of 2020 and 2021

WHEAT RIDGE — Eight new members of Jeffco Public Schools’ Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted on Wednesday, June 9, at The Vista at Applewood. Due to COVID, the Class of 2020 and 2021 were both …

A contestant casts a line at the 2021 Arvada Kids Fishing Tournament.

Arvada holds 22nd Kids Fishing Tournament

For the 22nd year, the City of Arvada hosted its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on June 12, an event for children aged 14 and under to fish for prizes at the Arvada-Blunn Reservoir. This year's event …
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