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Column: Let's make some basketball magic in Golden

February is a big month for Golden's basketball teams. Golden High School is hosting Senior Nights Feb. 6 and Feb. 10. Then, the Mines teams celebrate their Senior Night Feb. 18. So, I’m challenging my fellow Goldenites to pack the stands.
Mines freshman guard Reagan Koch (23) makes a three-pointer over Fort Lewis defender JaQuaylon Mays (10) in the final seconds of the Jan. 27 game at Colorado School of Mines, which Fort Lewis won 93-87. Koch made all three of his three-point shots during the game, including two in the final 15 seconds.

Mines men’s basketball falls to Fort Lewis, 93-87

Thanks its effective zone defense, Fort Lewis handed the Colorado School of Mines men's basketball team its second loss of the season Jan. 27.
Erik Melgoza

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, …
Newly installed CHSAA Commissioner Mike Krueger emphasizes a point during CHSAA's Fall Sports Media Day Aug. 15 at Empower Field in Denver.

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 …

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 …
Standout Performers

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, …
Riverdale Ridge's Bradley Weinmaster gets the winner's hug after capturing the 4A boys state golf championship in Windsor Oct. 4.

Riverdale Ridge's Weinmaster atop the golf heap

                WINDSOR -- To survive a four-person playoff for a state championship in boys golf is one …
Jonathan Gonzalez celebrates a Frontier League win with his teammates and fans against The Pinnacle Sept.21 in Fort Lupton. Gonzalez scored three goals and had an assist against the Timberwolves.

Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
Ryan Kropp

Ex-Brighton golfer Kropp transitions to coaching

Former Brighton High School golfler Ryan Kropp is still involved in his sport. But now, it’s as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Texas-Dallas, where Kropp finished his …

Denene Shivley

Shivley, ex-Brighton HS athlete, headed to Regis’ Hall of Fame 

Before Denene (Jacovetta) Shivley became a technology teacher at Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, she was a self-admitted tomboy. “I was never into dolls,” she said. “My …
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