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Today's News

  • 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.

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  • Parties leave us with post-convention hangover

    The political conventions are over. The final television images showed convention workers popping the red, white and blue balloons and sweeping them away. The candidates nominated in Cleveland and Philadelphia are the most unpopular in modern times, and perhaps in the history of our country.