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Littleton's Penny Urquhart (21) scored 17 points and hit a clutch 3-point basket in the final minute of the game to help the Lions defeat Dakota Ridge, 46-40, in a game played Jan. 25.

Littleton girls outlast Dakota Ridge

Littleton’s Penny Urquhart played with her shoes tied and helped the Lions girls basketball team down Dakota Ridge 46-40 in a game played on Jan 25. Urquhart scored all of Littleton’s 11 …
Ponderosa junior Westin Hoffschneider is the top-rated 190-pound wrestler in the state, according to the OnTheMat rankings.

Pondo wrestler hoping for big things

Westin Hoffschneider, a 190-pounder from Ponderosa, is a more confident wrestler this season. Hoffschneider lost last season in the 182-pound state championship match as a sophomore and is looking …
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 …

Area youth golfers shine at Texas tournament

Eight teams of golfers aged 13 and younger, including one from Parker, qualified for the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Regional tournament in Garland, Texas, the weekend of Sept. 10 and …

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 …
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