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Today's News

  • B'nai Chaim plans annual Shabbat in the Park

    By Ramsey Scott, For the Courier

    Congregation B’nai Chaim is once again headed to Clement Park to take its Shabbat service out of the synagogue and celebrate under the summer sky this Friday night.

    The annual sojourn to Clement Park has become an end-of-summer tradition for the Morrison-based congregation, said Sandy Solove, the synagogue’s administrator and former congregation president. 

  • Face it: Everyone wins in fair’s pie-eating contest

    By Ramsey Scott, For the Courier

    Last weekend’s Jeffco Fair and Festival at the fairgrounds in Golden celebrated the county’s agricultural roots, and also offered a generous helping of music, art and entertainment.

    And pie. Lots of pie.

  • Schools in South Jeffco poised to kick off the new year

    With summer ending and the school year beginning, students, parents, teachers, administrators and other school staff are preparing for another year of recess, tests, lesson plans, field trips, athletic competitions and special events.

    At some South Jeffco schools, few changes will be in evidence when classes begin Thursday. At others, some changes will be quite noticeable.

    Ken Caryl Middle School, for example, will have more support staff.

  • Sports briefs

    VOLLEYBALL
    Chatfield Gold Crown team tryouts set
    Tryouts for the Chatfield Senior High Gold Crown volleyball team will be held Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Chatfield Senior High.

    Tryouts are open to girls in fifth through eighth grade. Players of all skill levels are welcome. A parent meeting will take place at the time.

  • 2016 boys tennis capsule previews

    CHATFIELD CHARGERS
    Head coach: Devin Van Treeck
    Players to watch: Christian Holmes, Soph.; Patrick Ross, Sr.; Zac Meyer, Jr.; Brent Cummings, Sr.; Justin Spehalski, Sr.; Alex Gates, Sr.; Josh Baker, Soph.

  • 2016 softball capsule previews

    CHATFIELD LADY CHARGERS
    Head coach: Nicole Janssen
    Assistant coaches: Ron Bentino, Jen Lazzeri, Kevin Quick, Dave Moore
    2015 record: 10-12 overall, 4-3 5A Jeffco

  • 2016 softball capsule previews

    CHATFIELD LADY CHARGERS
    Head coach: Nicole Janssen
    Assistant coaches: Ron Bentino, Jen Lazzeri, Kevin Quick, Dave Moore
    2015 record: 10-12 overall, 4-3 5A Jeffco

  • 2016 gymnastics capsule previews

    CHATFIELD LADY CHARGERS
    Head coach: Chanel Chavez
    Assistant coaches: Tara Robarge, Janessa Guevara, Sammie Plattner

  • FRCS golfers challenged in season opener

    AURORA — One by one, be it freshman Breck Ferrin, sophomore Davis Stewart or junior Tyler Carden, the answer was the same. It was consistency. 

    That was hard to come by for the trio of Front Range Christian golfers in the 2016 boys golf season opener Aug. 11 at Aurora Hills Golf Course.

  • Chargers’ Holmes stands above the rest

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    Tennis runs deep in Stephen and Carol Ann Holmes’ family. The couple has five sons — four of whom have played singles on the Chatfield Senior High varsity team. Christian Holmes, however, became the first of the siblings to play No. 1 singles for the Chargers, emerging as the top player in one of the Jeffco League’s best programs as a freshman in 2015.