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Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set …
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The Golden Demons dance team performs their routine for UDA nationals at a send-off event at the Buffalo Rose in downtown Golden on Jan. 27.

Jeffco prep sports 2020 year in review

Though the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the sports schedule in 2020 — in particular — the high school sports calendar, there were still some memorable moments. From Pomona winning another …
Dakota Ridge senior quarterback Ben Gultig (2), had a stellar season on the football field, but also played in 21 varsity basketball games as a junior.

For some, the more sports the merrier

Multi-sport competitors used to be prominent in Colorado high school athletics, but their ranks have been decreasing in recent years. More young athletes are specializing in one sport, often because …
Cherry Creek players celebrate Gunnar Helm's first-quarter TD against Pomona on Saturday at Stutler Bowl in Greenwood Village. (Michael Hicks)

A momentum changer leads to a Cherry Creek 5A semifinal football win

GREENWOOD VILLAGE - All Chase Penry was looking for was a shot. A chance the 6-foot-2, 200-pound senior wide receiver almost didn't get, but a holding penalty by his team opened the door. Top-seeded …
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Looking hard for good things as a hard year ends

As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us …

A skier rides Chet's Dream during Loveland Ski Area's Opening Day on Nov. 11.

Loveland Ski Area’s Opening Day generates joy among visitors, staff

After a Stay-at-Home order, wildfires and public land closures, skiers and snowboarders could hardly contain their excitement to return to the slopes when Loveland Ski Area opened for the 2020-21 …
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