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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
Josh Chetwynd grew up playing baseball but he’s now a member of Colorado’s best curling team. “I played Division I college baseball at Northwestern University in the Big 10,” said Chetwynd. “After that I played a year of independent … more
Athletes like Kiara Jasunas and Holley Dennis sometimes feel they have been left high and dry as high school swimmers. There are 29 girls swimming teams in the north, south and west metro areas covered by Colorado Community Media, but only four … more
Douglas County girls basketball coach Todd Dickson has set his sights high. He would eventually like to mold the Huskies into a team like Highlands Ranch, which routed the visiting Huskies 90-37 in the Continental League opener on Jan. … more
Castle View girls basketball coach Matt Hema doesn’t care if anybody pays attention to his team. “For us, this is the year we could kind of sneak up on some teams that don’t know too much about us,” said Hema following a 55-52 non-league … more
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