Today's Sports

  • Dakota Ridge, Denver West mirror...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    LAKEWOOD — If baseball doppelgangers exist, look no further than the Dakota Ridge Eagles and Denver West Cougars.
    Rivals in the U.S. Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) 12-under Majors classification, both teams pride themselves being community-oriented programs – the Eagles represent the Dakota Ridge High School district; the Cougars are predominantly comprised of players from Evergreen and Conifer – whose coaches stress the fundamentals of the sport.

  • Dream comes true for Columbine...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports Editor

    Baseball had always been a love for Blake Weiman, and on June 13, that dream turned into a professional career.

    “It’s a dream come true,” Weiman said. “A lot of memories came rushing back when I heard my name. Little League games, high school and college ball. It all came rushing back.”

  • Jeffco Athletic Hall of Fame...

    By Dennis Pleuss
    Jeffco Public Schools
    ARVADA — The names conjure up thousands of memories of athletic accomplishments for those familiar with Jeffco Public Schools.
    Annie Kunz, Matt Rillos, Don McGatlin, Peter Horvath and Frank DeAngelis were permanently immortalized June 9 at the Arvada Center. The five former Jeffco athletes and coaches were inducted as the Class of 2017 to the Jeffco Athletic Hall of Fame.

  • Local teams find success at...

    By Adam Sullivan
    Sports  Editor
    LAKEWOOD — The Denver Broncos hosted the Rocky Mountain Region’s largest high school 7-on-7 tournament last week.
    The 7-on-7 tournament had pool games at All City Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by the playoffs at the UCHealth Training Center.
    The tournament featured more than 170 teams around the state, including 21 playoff teams from class 4A and 5A.

  • Weiman selected by Pirates

    By Courier Staff

    With the 238th pick in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected former Columbine ace Blake Weiman.

    The former Rebel recently finished his junior year at the University of Kansas.

    Weiman, who stands 6 feet, 4 inches tall, tossed 45 innings for the Jayhawks, posting a 2.80 ERA with a 5-1 record.

  • Premier Basketball living up to...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports Editor

    Who better to teach the skills and fundamentals of basketball than a former NBA player?

    Colorado Premier Basketball, which is run by former NBA pro Keith Van Horn, hosted its first summer camp of the year on June 8 at Denver Christian High School.

  • REVEL Rockies marathon, half-...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports Editor

    Picture-perfect weather greeted participants of the fourth annual REVEL Rockies on Sunday morning. Half- and full-marathon runners raced downhill finishing at Bandemere Speedway.

  • Area athletes earn All-League...


    Coach of the Year:

    Dan Mullins, Lewis Palmer

    Most Valuable Player:

    Ian Mullins, Lewis Palmer



    Garrett Ziegler, Lewis Palmer

    Cade Ziegler, Lewis Palmer

    Gabe Mein, Columbine

    Josh Larsen, Chatfield

    Nick Scott, Dakota Ridge

  • Area athletes earn All-League...

    Coach of the Year:
    Brian Todd, Columbine
    Most Valuable Player:
    Amanda Porter, Columbine
    Amanda Porter, Columbine
    Aspen Headrick, Columbine
    Madeline Samuelson, Columbine
    Sarah Bevington, Ralston Valley
    Lindsay Guerrero, Ralston Valley
    Sierra Perez, Ralston Valley
    Emma Peterson, Chatfield
    Sina George, Chatfield
    MaKenna Fowler, Arvada West
    Kaylyn Buchanan, Lakewood
    Anna Wandel, Dakota Ridge

  • D’Evelyn captures 4A state crown

    By Adam Sullivan
    Sports Editor
    COMMERCE CITY — Evergreen’s girls soccer team was down to its final minute on May 24 at Dicks Sporting Goods Park. The Cougars trailed D’Evelyn 1-0 with 1 minute, 8 seconds remaining on the scoreboard as Evergreen captain Sophia Weiner raced to midfield for a free kick.