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Today's Sports

  • Sports briefs

    VOLLEYBALL
    Chatfield Senior to host camps July 31-Aug 2 and Aug. 5-8
    Chatfield Senior High School will be hosting a volleyball camp for incoming 5th-8th graders July 31-Aug 2 and for incoming 9th-12th graders Aug. 5-8 in the main gymnasium.
    Start and ending time have yet to be determined.
    Cost is $50, which includes a T-shirt.
    Forms and more information are available at www.chatfieldvolleyball.com.

  • Coach of the year

    Last summer, Steve Schimpeler had a clue of what was in store for the Chatfield Chargers’ boys basketball program for the 2012-13 season. But maybe even he wasn’t fully aware of just how special this team would truly be.

  • Female athlete of the year

    Kristyn Peters’ record-breaking season at Dakota Ridge High School in which she led the Lady Eagles to a berth in the state championship game has landed her as the 2012-13 Columbine Courier Female Athlete of the Year.

  • Male athlete of the year

    Columbine wrestling coach Mark Baltazar said the trick to Brian Mayberry’s successful 2012-13 wrestling season was keeping him healthy and avoiding any major injuries. That almost didn’t happen.

  • Jeffco Open Space seeking to...

    Jefferson County Open Space is looking to streamline its process for acquiring property. 

    During the Open Space Advisory Committee's retreat last week, committee members discussed a blanket resolution that would allow the Open Space Division to enter into negotiations for property that fits into its master plan.

    Under the current system, if Open Space is approached by a landowner wishing to sell property, it must seek permission from the advisory committee before beginning negotiations. 

  • Sports briefs

    ATHLETICS
    Speed and agility camp set for Dakota Ridge

    Dakota Ridge High School is hosting its annual speed and agility camp now through July 3.
    The camp runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and is open to children in grades two through 12. The camp runs from 9 to 10:15 a.m., for grades 2-9 and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., for grades 10-12.

  • 5A spring sports all-conference

    The following are all-conference selections for the 5A Jeffco League for the 2013 spring sports season:

    GIRLS TENNIS
    FIRST TEAM
    No. 1 singles: Madison Mamaghani, Chatfield; Alexandra Purfield, Ralston Valley
    No. 2 singles: Isabella Melena, Ralston Valley; Feruth Kidane, Bear Creek
    No. 3 singles: Madison Fortunato, Arvada West
    No. 1 doubles; Allyson Goto//Kelsey Maass, Ralston Valley
    No. 2 doubles: Breanna Harr/Karleigh Kimble, Ralston Valley
    No. 3 doubles: Cristi Kraut/Ze-Ching Ong, Lakewood

  • By the numbers

    Sports and numbers are inseparable. They go together. With the conclusion of the 2012-13 high school athletic calendar, the Columbine Courier looks back at the season that was through numbers. The following are 10 numbers that identify the latest prep campaign.

     

  • Taking a stroll

    Ashley Piniazkiewicz leads a group of women on a brief run during a program called Stroller Strides on May 23 at Clement Park. The group meets regularly to exercise and enjoy camaraderie with other mothers.

  • Sports briefs

    ATHLETICS
    Speed and agility camp set for Dakota Ridge

    Dakota Ridge High School is hosting its annual speed and agility camp June 3 to July 3.
    The camp runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and is open to children in grades two through 12. The camp runs from 9 to 10:15 a.m., for grades 2-9 and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., for grades 10-12.
    Cost is $85. Brochures are available in the main office at Dakota Ridge and online at the school’s website at  https://sites.google.com/a/jeffcoschools.us/dakota-hs/.