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National Wrestling Hall of Fame salutes FLHS wrestling alum

Tonight Mr. Dean Abeyta a Fort Lupton Wrestling Alumni was honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner with a Special Merit Award for all he does for the wrestling … more

National Wrestling Hall of Fame adds Tom Deaguero

Tom Deaguero is one of the latest members of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame . His induction ceremony was over the weekend. Deaguero coached the Adams City High School wrestling team for … more

VIDEO: Milk Jug game returns with a lopsided Arapahoe win over Heritage

A lot of things have changed since the fall of 1972. But, in south metro area prep football, there has been at least one constant: The Brookridge Trophy, aka “The Milk Jug.” To start … more

Brighton claims football rivalry 

BRIGHTON – Chris Flynn’s coaching career at Brighton got off to an electrifying start Aug. 27.   The first-year coach guided the Brighton … more

Volleyball: Stargate wins five-set thriller from Fort Lupton

It was the sort of match that deserved to go five sets. And that's exactly what Fort Lupton High School and Stargate School did Aug. 26 in the Bluedevils' gym. The Eagles won 25-23, 20-25, 28-26, … more

Soccer: Frederick picks up first win of the season

Coach claims Valor Christian forced him out for being gay

Inoke Tonga, until recently the volleyball coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, claimed through social media that he was forced to leave his job because he is gay. more

Three is a magic number - Triple Bypass bike ride rolls again

For a cyclist, few things in life are more enjoyable than an epic ride over great terrain. But an epic ride over great terrain with ample support staff, feed stations and 4,999 riding buddies … more

Softball: Hudson throws no-hitter as Horizon blanks Northglenn

Hadley Hudson threw a no-hitter against Northglenn Aug. 17 as the Lightning beat the Norse 16-0 in three innings. Hudson  struck out four of the nine batters she faced. The Lightning backed … more

Softball standout at Littleton's Heritage High is ready to speak out

Darby Kramp has been a standout third baseman and hitter for the Heritage High School girls softball team for the past three seasons, but the senior hopes to talk a little more this fall. more

Boys golf team at Centennial's Arapahoe High has high hopes

Arapahoe High School’s boys golf team has come close the past four seasons but has yet to win a state boys golf championship. A couple senior golfers at the Littleton district school in Centennial, … more

Friendly transition brings new head coach at Castle View High in Castle Rock

Eric Handke is taking over the head football coaching reins at Castle View High School in Castle Rock from his good friend Todd Casebier, saying he is not planning to make wholesale changes in the … more

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that … more

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 … more

CHSAA releases Season D playoff schedule

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association released thke playoff formats and sites for the so-called Season D lineup of sports -- girls tennis, boys and girls lacrosse, boys swimming … more

Jacobs Fore benefit golf tournament coming to Fort Lupton

The city of Fort Lupton, Jacobs and the business community are co-sponsoring the 2021 Jacobs Fore Youth Benefit Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 20, at Coyote Creek Golf Course. The tourney raises … more

Crash kills 10-year-old; mom arrested

A 27-year-old woman is under arrest after a May 30 rollover crash in Brighton killed her 10-year-old son. Karena Cecil, of Brighton, could face charges of vehicular homicide, careless driving … more

Boys volleyball participation gains traction

After multiple pilot seasons, boys volleyball is finally a sport that is sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association this season. In the May 10 CHSAANow.com boys volleyball … more

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base … more
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