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Today's Sports

  • Roundup: Robbins, Eagles shock...

    AURORA — Cooper Robbins drove in four runs and Dakota Ridge scored seven runs in the third inning before holding off host Cherokee Trail, 11-8, on April 7.

    Robins, Ryan Latham, Ben Nutsch, Preston Fugita and Keaton Greenstreet each had two hits for Dakota Ridge (4-5). A.J. Valerio struck out seven over six innings for the win.

  • All-Foothills Conference hockey...

    Following is a list of the 2011 Foothills Conference ice hockey team:

    FIRST TEAM
    Forwards: Lance Osrom, Steamboat Springs; Nick Davis, Regis Jesuit; Trevor Knoll, Chatfield
    Defense: Tanner Ottenbreit, Regis Jesuit; Kyle Metzger, Summit
    Goalie: Matt Lechner, Regis Jesuit

  • She’s got Games

    Yes, Brigitta Games finds the time to eat and sleep. It’s true. It just might not seem like it when you see how busy she is.

    The Chatfield sophomore was a viable member of the girls swim team in the winter, participating in the 100-meter butterfly and 100 breaststroke, and is now throwing the shot put and discus for the Chargers’ track and field team this spring. Not to mention she played with the school’s marching band in the fall. Then there’s this water polo thing. It’s here where she is truly turning heads.

  • Chatfield boys show promise at...

    FORT COLLINS — Although it’s still early in the season, the Chatfield boys swim team showed promise at the Dick Rush Memorial Invite at EPIC pool on Saturday.

    The boys finished the meet with a team score of 67.000 points and tied Douglas County High School for 13th place out of 37 teams.

  • Winter sports all-conference...

    Following is a list of all-conference selections in the 5A Jeffco League for the winter sports season:

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    FIRST TEAM
    Sam Porter, Arvada West; Sean Leslie, Arvada West; Brenden Mann, Chatfield; Jonathan Snow, Columbine; Derek Vander Velde, Dakota Ridge; Abdullah Musleh, Dakota Ridge; Faruk Ramovic, Lakewood; Alex Welsh, Pomona; Chase Duben, Ralston Valley; Brandon Applehans, Standley Lake

  • Chatfield dominant against...

    LAKEWOOD — After a disappointing 2010 season in which Chatfield went just 5-10, the Lady Chargers are looking like a force to be reckoned with in 2011. Already sporting big victories over Cherokee Trail and Cherry Creek‘s No. 2 team, Chatfield showed Evergreen it’s ready for a big year with a 24-4 victory over the Lady Cougars on March 24 at Trailblazer Stadium. 

  • Sebald’s early goal all Eagles...

    LAKEWOOD — Damon Smerchek thought his Dakota Ridge varsity girls soccer team could’ve played better, that the Lady Eagles didn’t play to their potential. He felt that his team left a number of goals out on the field March 24 at Lakewood Memorial Field against Lakewood.

    But the one goal it did get from junior midfielder Hayley Sebald proved to be just enough. Her first goal of the season just 13 minutes, 16 seconds into the game was all Dakota Ridge needed for a 1-0 victory against previously-unbeaten Lakewood.

  • Chargers nearly blow Rodgers’...

    When your pitcher has a dominant performance you expect to win. But you don’t expect to need extra innings to do it.

    Yet that’s exactly what happened to the Chatfield Chargers, who got five superior innings from Tommy Rodgers, only to see their lead evaporate against the Arapahoe Warriors after Rodgers left the game. The Chargers turned it around, however, and eked out a 6-5 win in eight innings on  March 26 at Arapahoe High School.

  • Roundup: Dakota Ridge baseball...

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A.J. Valerio pitched a complete-game three-hitter, striking out eight as Dakota Ridge continued its Spring Break play in Arizona with a 6-1 win over Desert Edge. 

    Two days earlier, Dakota Ridge scored a 12-0 win over Ketchikan (Alaska) High School.

    Shane Romero doubled twice and scored two runs and Nate Fishel hit a solo home run.

    Dakota Ridge led 2-1 before breaking the game open with two runs in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh.

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    Welcoming spring yoga and meditation

    Welcoming spring yoga and meditation will be at 5 p.m. March 20 at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center, 910 Colorow Road, Golden. Celebrate the vernal equinox with a warming, welcoming yoga practice and meditation. For ages 13 to adult. Bring yoga mat and comfortable clothing. This will be an indoor practice. Register at http://bit.ly/WelcomeSpringYoga.