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Today's News

  • Jaguars’ Selin set to compete at state meet

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    ARVADA — Abbey Selin has traveled a rocky road to the first-ever 3A state swimming and diving championships.

  • Chargers fail to capitalize on their early opportunities vs. Standley Lake

    WESTMINSTER — Missed opportunities early proved costly for the Chatfield Chargers. A pair of power plays in the opening seven minutes went unanswered, while host Standley Lake made the most of its man-advantage, scoring a pair of power-play goals in a 5-2 victory Feb. 3 at the Promenade Ice Centre.

  • Chatfield edges Ralston Valley for 5A Jeffco League championship

    ARVADA — Many assume swimmers don’t sweat when they race. Then again, many people don’t understand the pressure that comes with having just one meet left with which to qualify for state competition.

    Through sweat and sacrifice, the Chatfield Lady Chargers took first place at the 5A Jeffco League finals at Meyers Pool on Feb. 3-4 with 408.5 points, edging out rival Ralston Valley.

  • Sign of the times: National Signing Day signings

    CHATFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
    • Michael Ardourel, Soccer, Richmond International Academic
    • Tanner Barnes, Baseball, Augustana College
    • Jenelle Crozier, Women’s Diving, Minnesota
    • Haley Fuller, Volleyball, Alabama-Birmingham

  • Chargers pull away from Tigers, Jeffco

    There were any number of reasons for the Chatfield Chargers to have a letdown Feb. 1 against Lakewood. After all, the Chargers entered the 5A Jeffco League contest having won 24 straight conference tilts. They hadn’t lost in the league in nearly two years. Shoot, Lakewood hadn’t beaten Chatfield in the previous 14 encounters.

  • For South Jeffco woman, art is a lifestyle

    Sierra “Corky” Jon loves art. And, as an artist, she can do it all.

    Jon sculpts, paints, welds, sketches. Her South Jeffco home is filled with her creations and with works by other artists she admires.

    In fact, Jon can recall many times when she was picking up a check after selling a piece in a gallery, only to find a new piece of art she had to have. One such piece, a large sun, now hangs over her fireplace.

  • Dakota Ridge can't pull off sweep of Ralston Valley

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    ARVADA — Ten days after making program history with its first-ever win over Ralston Valley, the Dakota Ridge hockey team had an opportunity to double down by making it a Foothills League sweep of the Mustangs. 

  • Lady Cougars complete sweep of Lady Jaguars

    DENVER — Sun Tzu famously said,  “If you know the enemy and yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” The Evergreen Lady Cougars showed no signs of fear at they defeated host D’Evelyn 49-39 on Jan. 27.

    This was the second time the second-ranked Lady Cougars have defeated the Lady Jaguars this season. The last time the played one another Evergreen won 56-43 at home.

  • Streaking Cougars upset No. 3 D’Evelyn

    EVERGREEN ­— Sometimes emotions can be a motivator for a team. 

    For Rhys Pennington-Sayler and the Evergreen Cougars, the raw passion the senior guard displayed after his rebound putback midway through the third quarter was the motivator the Cougars needed against visiting D’Evelyn on Jan. 27.

  • Alward, Rebels fend off Chargers

    They sayit’s now how you start but how you finish that matters. In the case of the Columbine Lady Rebels, the opposite would most definitely be true in defining their Jan. 25 rivalry game with Chatfield.

    A strong start — a 15-1 run to end the first quarter and a 17-point lead in the third quarter — proved to be enough as host Columbine held off a furious late charge from Chatfield for a 38-33 win.