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  • Sports briefs

    ICE HOCKEY
    Myska, Fountain Valley end Chatfield’s season with 5-1 win
    COLORADO SPRINGS
    — Jakub Myska scored two goals and assisted on another as top-seeded and Peaks Conference champion Fountain Valley bounced Chatfield from the first round of the high school state hockey playoffs with a 5-1 victory Feb. 22 at the Sertich Ice Center.
    Garrett Van Wyhe also scored two goals, while Sage Marshall scored once and assisted on two goals for Fountain Valley.

  • Lady Chargers extend streak vs. Columbine

    They weren’ always efficient and at times Chatfield’s girls basketball team struggled with its shot, much like Columbine did, but, rest assured, the Lady Chargers would plug away enough to win. It’s become common-place of late in this series.
    Kristi Vaninger led three Chatfield players in double figures with 14 points as the Lady Chargers beat Columbine for a sixth consecutive time 53-35 on Feb. 22 at Chatfield Senior High School.

  • Chargers find way late, top archrival

    Brenden Mann wasn’t actually speechless, but the words to describe Chatfield’s 57-51 come-from-behind victory over rival Columbine on Feb. 22 were hard to come by.

  • Wrestlers get first taste of state tourney

    For Chatfield’s Jake Thayer and Columbine’s Karl Breidenbach it was their first time wrestling at the 5A state tournament at Denver’s Pepsi Center. As the three-day tournament began Feb. 21 they were in the same boat — looking for victories and that elusive state title. The Columbine Courier takes you for the ride, looking at their quest for championship gold.

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  • Columbine's Mayberry wins 5A state wrestling title

    DENVER – Columbine senior Brian Mayberry scored a 3-1 overtime victory over Overland's Amer Tipura to win the 5A state championship at 220 pounds on Saturday night at the Pepsi Center. The win avenged a 3-2 OT loss in the regional finals a week earlier.
    The match was tied 1-all heading into the extra session when Mayberry (29-1) scored a takedown 44 seconds into the 1-minute period. It marks the fourth time in the past two seasons the two have met and that the match has gone into overtime. The loss dropped Tipura to 42-2 for the season.

  • Shots fired outside GI Jodi's Bar; no injuries reported

    Several shots reportedly were fired outside GI Jodi's Bar, 11550 W. Meadows Drive, about 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning. No patrons or staff were hit by the bullets.

    A witness said a man tried to leave the bar without paying the tab. As the man left, the witness said, staff members followed him to his truck in an attempt to collect money. When the man reached his truck, he pulled out a gun and fired several shots into the air, then got into the truck and raced out of the parking lot, the witness said.

  • Chatfield boys capture 5A Jeffco League title

    The Chatfield Chargers' boys basketball team captured the 5A Jeffco League championship outright on Wednesday night with an 84-57 victory over Arvada West at Chatfield Senior High School.
    The win was Chatfield's 19th straight and improved the Chargers to 21-1 on the season, 15-0 in conference play.
    Chatfield plays host to rival Columbine on Friday. The varsity girls game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow.

  • State sees a super-sized increase in Super Bowl DUI arrests

    Colorado saw a dramatic increase in the number of DUI arrests during Super Bowl weekend this year, setting a new record for the state-wide enforcement period.

    The 421 arrests, from Feb. 1-4, mark a new record for the five-year-old enforcement period during the country’s most watched football game. Last year there were 303 arrests during the same period.

    “I think this is a more dramatic (increase),” said Colorado State Trooper Josh Lewis, spokesmen for the Colorado State Patrol.