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Today's Sports

  • Poste’s 3-pointer propels Eagles

    Most times when rivals square off a good game can be expected. The Jan. 4th tilt between Columbine and Dakota Ridge proved to be no exception.
    The Rebels and Eagles went back-and-forth in a seesaw game with Dakota Ridge (6-4 overall, 4-0 league) eventually claiming a 54-51 victory at Dakota Ridge High School.
    Eagles senior Abdullah Musleh led all scorers with 20 points. However, it was senior Chris Poste who delivered the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left. Poste finished with 11 points.

  • Chargers score early, often in...

    Jeff Dawkins, unfortunately for him, was one of the players Chatfield did have the first time it played Columbine this season. The result left a bitter taste in his mouth. But he made sure early that lightning wasn’t going to strike twice this season.
    Dawkins scored twice in the game’s first eight minutes on Jan. 7 at Edge Ice Arena as the Chatfield Chargers more than avenged their earlier defeat with a 9-0 whitewashing of outmatched Columbine.

  • Hoping for 2012 to repeat last...

    As I sat back and reflected on 2011 with our Year in Review sections in the Dec. 28 editions I couldn’t help but hope that 2012 will be just as enjoyable as the past 12 months were.
    After all, we saw Columbine’s football team, led by brothers Cameron and Bernard McDondle, run the table to a 14-0 record and a fifth 5A state football championship since 1999.

  • Curling starting to find its...

    The word curling is likely more closely associated with what one’s hair does than what people do for sport on ice. But slowly that mentality is changing.
    Often associated with European countries, curling started to get a footing in American culture when it was broadcast on television during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games held in Calgary, Alberta, as a demonstration sport.

  • Swimming is Marosy's life

    For Kristi Marosy there is just something about the pool. Maybe it’s the chlorine that has infused with her DNA, or maybe it’s the fetal lull of the water splashing into the gutters. But whatever it is it’s got a hold of her good.

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Columbine goes 2-2 at Cherry Creek Invitational
    GREENWOOD VILLAGE
    — Austin Haldorson scord 17 points as Highlands Ranch sent Columbine to its second loss of the season — both in the Cherry Creek Invitational — on Dec. 21.
    Brett Brady added 14 points for Highlands Ranch.
    Columbine, which went 2-2 in the three-day tournament, entered the winter break with a 6-2 record.

    Chatfield drops third straight, loses at Cherokee Trail

  • 2011 Top 10 sports stories

    2011 saw many things from Columbine’s football program overcoming injuries to win a fifth 5A state championship since 1999 to Dakota Ridge’s Danny Carney coming oh-so-close to a cross country title to Chatfield reaching the state hockey semifinals despite losing head coach bradd markusch for much of the season. The following is a list of the Columbine Courier’s Top 10 sports stories for the past year:

    1. REBELS OVERCOME INJURIES TO WIN FIFTH 5A STATE TITLE

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Musleh, Dakota Ridge snap three-game slide with rout
    AURORA
    — Abdullah Musleh led three Dakota Ridge players in double figures with 20 points as the Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak with a 74-41 win over Grand Junction Central on Dec. 17 at the Hinkley Holiday Tournament.
    Dakota Wallin added 13 points and Dylan Hoffman scored 10 for Dakota Ridge (3-4).
    The Eagles led 34-23 at halftime before blowing the game open over  the final two quarters.

  • Rebels, Snow weather Tigers to...

    Senior center Jon Snow scored Columbine’s first seven points and finished with 18 to lead the Rebels past visiting Lakewood 60-46 on Dec. 16.
    “We just wanted to come out strong, and it just happened that I got the points with my teammates helping out a lot,” Snow said.
    Columbine (4-0) led the Tigers 30-23 at the half and survived a Lakewood threat in the third quarter led by Tigers forward Nermin Kozic.

  • Chargers forward’s 2nd goal ices...

    It would’ve been easy for Tyler Seltenreich to get down. After all, his Chatfield Chargers surrendered a two-goal lead in the third period to visiting Standley Lake on Dec. 16 at the Edge Ice Arena.