Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …
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Heidi Haze, 19, makes the most of one of her first lessons in pickleball.

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains …
Beatriz Hatz

Westminster’s Hatz heads to Japan for Paralympics

Beatriz Hatz has a full summer ahead of her.  The Westminster resident continues to train in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meters and the long jump because it’s part of her routine.  There’s also …
Ryan Chacon of Frederick High School

State 4A track: Chacon completes injury comeback with two state titles

Frederick’s Chacon completes comeback from injury, takes two state titles    By Steve Smith    LAKEWOOD -- Ryan Chacon …

State 4A track: Fenderson, Chacon qualify for two individual finals

LAKEWOOD -- Frederick's Ryan Chacon, who rehabbed a partially torn meniscus the past 3 1/2 months, qualified for two individual finals after the opening round of the state 4A boys track-and-field …

Ryan Chacon of Frederick High School

Frederick's Chacon returns from injury for state track meet

FREDERICK -- Ryan Chacon of Frederick High School had a tougher road than most to qualify for the state 4A track-and-field meet this weekend. He, like everyone else in prep track, dealt with …
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izayah Elize

Frederick’s Elize takes basketball skill to Wyoming

                Frederick High School basketball player Izayah Elize was looking for something fairly simple as he searched …
Alondra Becerra becomes the first female wrestler from Fort Lupton High School to sign a college letter of intent. She's heading for Hastings College.

Becerra becomes a piece of Fort Lupton history

With a stroke of the pen, Fort Lupton High School's Alondra Becerra became the first female wrestler from the Bluedevils to sign a college letter of intent to continue in the sport. She signed on …
Fort Lupton's Luis Zavala tries to get away from the traffic jam in the first half of his team's state 3A soccer playoff game at Colorado Academy. Zavala's teammate, Jovanny Sixtos gets tangled up with CA's Aaron Rice (2) .

State 3A soccer: Colorado Academy outlasts Bluedevils

LITTLETON -- Kyle Reddy experienced two batches of feelings after his Fort Lupton High School soccer team lost in the opening round of the state 3A soccer playoffs. He was proud of his team that …

Livesay powers to second-place finish at state wrestling meet

The State championships in Pueblo last month proved one thing for Fort Lupton freshman and wrestler Anastyn Livesay. “I love wrestling,” the 14-year-old Fort Lupton High School …

Fort Lupton's D'mitri Garza-Alarcon gets the bear-hug treatment from coach Tom Galicia after winning the state 3A wrestling tournament title at 126 pounds in Pueblo..

Garza-Alarcon wins first place in state wrestling meet

Fort Lupton High School freshman D’mitri Garza-Alarcon took first place at the state 3A wrestling tournament, an event that occurs once a year to determine the best wrestlers in Colorado.  …
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