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  • 2011 Top 10 sports stories

    2011 saw many things from Columbine’s football program overcoming injuries to win a fifth 5A state championship since 1999 to Dakota Ridge’s Danny Carney coming oh-so-close to a cross country title to Chatfield reaching the state hockey semifinals despite losing head coach bradd markusch for much of the season. The following is a list of the Columbine Courier’s Top 10 sports stories for the past year:


  • Missing Florida cat turns up in South Jeffco

    Four days before Christmas, Daniel Johns learned he would be getting a present — and it would cost him several hundred dollars for an airline ticket and a day or two of vacation time from work.


  • Boulder County assistant DA appointed as Jeffco judge

    Gov. John Hicklenlooper on Wednesday appointed a Boulder County assistant district attorney to a Jeffco judgeship left vacant when Judge Brian Boatright was appointed to the state Supreme Court.

    Christopher Zenisek, a Golden resident, had worked for the 20th Judicial District for three years and previously worked as an associate at a law firm and as a clerk for U.S. District Judge Lewis Babcock.

    Zenisek holds a juris doctorate from the University of Denver, the governor’s office said.

  • Jeffco carjacking suspect at large, presumably on foot

    Police are searching for a man who attempted to steal a woman’s car in South Jeffco and then fled on foot with her purse when he apparently couldn't get the Audi's manual transmission into reverse.



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    • The Meadows Golf Club is seeking members. The club is fun and competitive. For more information, visit www.tmgc.org.

  • Dem map wins; state constitution loses

  • Rooting for two home teams

    If you’ve found yourself wanting to hear a little good news lately, you’re not alone. With glum news about the economy and stories about shrinking school district budgets and staff, people need something to cheer about. Jeffco Schools had our chance to cheer.

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  • Sports briefs

    Musleh, Dakota Ridge snap three-game slide with rout
    — Abdullah Musleh led three Dakota Ridge players in double figures with 20 points as the Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak with a 74-41 win over Grand Junction Central on Dec. 17 at the Hinkley Holiday Tournament.
    Dakota Wallin added 13 points and Dylan Hoffman scored 10 for Dakota Ridge (3-4).
    The Eagles led 34-23 at halftime before blowing the game open over  the final two quarters.

  • Rebels, Snow weather Tigers to remain perfect

    Senior center Jon Snow scored Columbine’s first seven points and finished with 18 to lead the Rebels past visiting Lakewood 60-46 on Dec. 16.
    “We just wanted to come out strong, and it just happened that I got the points with my teammates helping out a lot,” Snow said.
    Columbine (4-0) led the Tigers 30-23 at the half and survived a Lakewood threat in the third quarter led by Tigers forward Nermin Kozic.