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Today's News

  • All around, in every way

    By Levi Waddell

    There are plenty of athletes who dominate in their respective sport. It is athletes like Chatfield volleyball’s Julia Eiken whose commitment to excellence in the classroom sets her apart from the rest.

    With a 4.8 weighted grade-point average, the Colorado School of Mines commit knows it can be tough at times to balance both the classroom and athletics. Despite this, Eiken’s unwavering commitment to both has helped her learn one of life’s most important qualities.

  • Chatfield wrestling falls to Bear Creek in league dual

    By Levi Waddell

    In a back-and-forth dual, the Bear Creek Bears wrestling team edged out its league rival, the Chatfield Chargers, 42-40 on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

    Despite their inexperience as a whole, the Chargers had a relatively good showing.

    “We have a pretty young team. We have two seniors on the squad out of the 14 slots, and I think for how young we are we’re doing really good. We’re progressing really fast and a lot of our kids are growing up,” said E.C. Manzanares, one of two seniors and a state qualifier last season.

  • Looking back and looking forward

    Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Schools

  • Get ’er done
  • Permanent principal positions open

    Jeffco Public Schools is seeking to permanently fill principal positions this fall at both D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School and Columbine High School after contracts for interim principals at both schools expire later this year.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    No-Schwinn situation

  • All around, in every way

    It seems as though Dakota Ridge senior Skylar Lodice can do it all.

    Whether she’s on the court, on the track, on the course or serving as the student body president, she’s constantly working to better not only herself but the community.

    For the past four years, Lodice has represented the Eagles through cross country, basketball and track on the athletic side of the spectrum. Because each sport is a different season, she’s been able to balance her year.

  • Despite late-game surge, Jaguars fall to Cougars

    EVERGREEN — The Evergreen boys’ basketball team knows how to start off league play right.

    Following a win against Standley Lake and a 61-55 victory over visiting D’Evelyn on Saturday afternoon, the Cougars now sit at 2-0 in league play (9-2 overall) and show no signs of slowing down. The Jaguars, however, have struggled in Jeffco play with two tough losses to start out the new year (4-6).

  • In non-league play, Dakota Ridge bests Columbine

    LITTLETON — A post-holiday slump despite going 2-0 in the first week of January?

    That’s what Dakota Ridge senior forward Jonathan Tanji thought might be the case after his third-period goal lifted the Eagles hockey team to a hard-fought 2-1 non-conference victory over rival Columbine.

  • Eagles handle Rebels in boys’ hoops matchup

    By Levi Waddell

    LITTLETON — Led by senior Cole Binder’s career-high 26 points, the Dakota Ridge boys basketball team took down the Columbine Rebels at home in front of a packed house on Jan. 4, 72-64. The Rebels, who put up a good fight, were ultimately unable to stop the Eagles’ 3-point barrage and struggled to hold onto the ball.