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Today's Sports

  • D’Evelyn defeats Valor in...

    By Dennis Pleuss
    Jeffco Public Schools

    HIGHLANDS RANCH
    — It will go down as the biggest goal to date in the history of D’Evelyn’s girls soccer program.
    Junior Anna Wright hammered a slow shot past Valor Christian junior goalie Alexandra Daws with 2 minutes, 13 seconds left in regulation Saturday at Shea Stadium. Wright’s goal broke a scoreless tie, and the No. 4-seeded Jaguars went on to defeat Class 4A Jeffco League rival and top-seed Eagles 1-0.

  • Eagles fall in 5A state bracket

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    DENVER — The numbers didn’t add up to Dakota Ridge reaching the 5A state baseball tournament. Not with a 27 RPI and 10-9 record to end the regular season, mostly the result of a sub-.270 team batting average that produced less than four runs per game.

  • Local teams enjoy success at...

    LAKEWOOD — The history books at Columbine high school were rewritten on Sunday afternoon.
    The Rebels’ 4x100-meter team of Logan DeAment, Ted Mullin, Mikey Greibel and Mateo Rodriguez broke the school record with a time of 42.93 seconds as it finished in sixth place in the 5A state track and field championships at Jeffco Stadium.

  • D’Evelyn captures 3A state crown

    By Adam Sullivan
    Sports Editor

    First-year head coach Woody Oliver has set the bar high at D’Evelyn.

    Not only was this his first season, but the Jaguars’’ moved to Class 3A, the first year of its classification. 

    Another first was in the cards on Saturday at Greeley as the Jags won their first state championship in girls tennis by just three points.

  • Chargers, Rebels find success in...

    By Craig Harper

    For the Courier

    ARVADA — It wasn’t the ending to their high school swimming careers that Chatfield’s Payton Sage and Tucker Rivera envisioned before the start of their senior season. Ideally, that would have come at this week’s 5A state meet.

  • Dakota Ridge makes history

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — Emotions were flowing for Dakota Ridge’s girls lacrosse team after making history Friday.

    The Eagles’ 11-10 overtime victory against Palmer Ridge advanced Dakota Ridge into the state quarterfinals for the first time in the program’s history.

  • No. 4 D’Evelyn tops Ponderosa

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — D’Evelyn sophomore Kiera Hess received plenty of hugs from teammates after the Jaguars’ 3-2 victory over Ponderosa on Saturday.

  • Rebels open playoffs with...

     By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — Ninth-seeded and Class 5A Jeffco League champion Columbine is moving into the second round of the girls soccer state tournament.

  • Chargers, Rebels fall to Lakewood

     By Craig Harper

    For the Courier

    Gavin Olson and Payton Sage are best buds and teammates on the Foothills Swim Team. But they also swim on rival high school teams, and friendship was trumped in a May 5 high school quadrangular meet when they competed against each other for the first time in 2017.

  • Molnar finishes as regional...

    For two hours, Conifer’s Hailey Janson and D’Evelyn’s Julia Molnar battled point-for-point with a regional championship on the line. As the dust settled, it was Janson who came out on top in two sets (6-4, 6-4).

    Janson opened the first set with a 4-1 lead and looked as if she would dominate yet again this season. Molnar wouldn’t back down without a fight. The sophomore rallied to win the next three points to tie things at 4-4.