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It might not look like a game of rock-paper-scissors when two players trot to the center of the field for a faceoff in boys lacrosse, but that’s a complicated form of what it is. The player who has the better plan to counter the other … more
Castle View's baseball team honored three local law enforcement officers with a first-pitch ceremony prior to its Continental League game against crosstown rival Douglas County on April 17 at Double Angel Field in Parker. Players from both teams … more
The 800-meter run is not a sprint and it’s not a distance race. It’s a hybrid. It takes speed, stamina, grit and a high threshold for pain to succeed in the 800, which is often referred to as a middle-distance race. In short, the 800 — … more
The position of catcher is not easy on the body. Players take their lumps with foul tips, flung bats and plays at home plate with a base runner charging toward them. And, of course, there’s the squatting catchers must do, keeping their knees … more
Valor Christian's boys basketball team headed into the 2016-17 season with great expectations. The Eagles lived up to them by winning the Class 4A state championship, 68-55 over Lewis-Palmer on March 11. With nine seniors returning from last … more
Rock Canyon boys basketball coach Kent Grams had a dream the night before the Jaguars played Eaglecrest in the Class 5A semifinals at the Denver Coliseum. Unfortunately for Rock Canyon, his dream didn't come true. “I had a dream that Sam … more
Hindsight is something many basketball coaches can't avoid at the end of the season. Castle View girls coach Matt Hema reflected on what could have been after the Sabercats saw their season end with a 16-9 record following a 60-36 Sweet 16 loss … more
Despite Douglas County's 80-48 loss to Cherokee Trail in a first-round Class 5A playoff game on Feb. 22, boys basketball fortunes are on the upswing for the Huskies. Douglas County finished the season with a 10-13 record, which marked the most … more
Castle View had its sights set on a top-five finish at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament. Thanks to state championships won by Malik Heinselman and Tate Samuelson, the Sabercats did finish fifth. Heinselman won his second consecutive … more
Lexie Barker believes she can still do a couple flips but maybe not full-out tumbling. Barker, the Douglas County High School senior, left gymnastics three years ago and is now one of the best divers in the state. She won the diving title at … more
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