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Today's Sports

  • Chargers swat away pesky Eagles

    In its basketball program, Chatfield senior basketball players are referred to as the “Terrific T’s.

    But, Tyler Rogers, Taylor Rogers, and Tyler Haidaris better make room for one more T – junior Trevor Wages.

    The 6-foot-7 center held his own in the Jan. 23 game against Dakota Ridge. Wages helped guide the Chargers to a 74-61 victory over the Eagles with a big second half contribution. He scored eight points, but more importantly he provided a strong post presence against a Dakota Ridge defense that was not going to back down.

  • Young guns help Chatfield pin...

    It didn’t matter that Erik Gaytan and Clay Davenport were new to the Chatfield varsity rivalry with Columbine, neither needed an extra reason to win.

    Gaytan, a freshman, and Davenport, a sophomore who moved in from South Carolina, notched pins in the last two matches Jan. 22 to ensure Chatfield’s 45-33 victory over the host Rebels.

    “You know you have to win, it’s Columbine. … I know everybody there,” Gaytan said. “You got to beat them.”

  • Chatfield girls remain perfect...

    When the 2008-09 girls basketball season, Chatfield looked like a team uncomfortable in its own skin.

    Dropping six of its first seven games, Chatfield had a bumpy start transitioning to new coach Mike Deutsch’s up-tempo scheme.

    After a bit of work, the road is much smoother now for the Chargers.

    And, while the Dakota Ridge team the Chargers faced Jan. 23 isn’t as powerful as ones of the recent past, the team’s 48-43 win over the rival Eagles was significant for a number of reasons.

  • Chargers fall to Rams in OT

    LAKEWOOD — Chatfield boys basketball coach Steve Schimpeler found his missing team Jan. 21. A positive result, however, continued to hide.

    Days after going AWOL and being upset by the defensive Arvada West Wildcats, the Chargers showed up in time to face Class 5A Jefferson County League leader Green Mountain.

    The Chargers had plenty of grit and moxie for four quarters, only for the Rams to knock them out in overtime for a 67-63 defeat.

    “We have character. We just don’t have enough firepower,” Schimpeler said.

  • Chargers top Eagles

    When the 2008-09 girls basketball season, Chatfield looked like a team uncomfortable in its own skin.

  • Chargers fall to Rams in OT

    LAKEWOOD – Chatfield boys basketball coach Steve Schimpeler found his missing team Jan. 21. A positive result, however, continued to hide.

    Days after going AWOL and being upset by the defensive Arvada West Wildcats, the Chargers showed up in time to face Class 5A Jefferson County League leader Green Mountain.

    The Chargers had plenty of grit and moxie for four quarters, only for the Rams to knock them out in overtime for a 67-63 defeat.

    "We have character. We just don’t have enough firepower," Schimpeler said.

  • Chargers wear down Rebels

    The final score will read: Chatfield 80, Columbine 63, but in actuality, the boys basketball game between the two rival schools was much closer.

    The underdog Rebels played inspired basketball Jan. 14 at Chatfield Senior High School, and the first quarter, in particular, was a thing of beauty – something their coach, Jeff Wennberg, hopes becomes the norm as the team enters the meat of the Class 5A Jefferson County League schedule.

  • Armstrong, O'Brien pace...

    When the pressure is on that’s when Chrissy Armstrong is at her best.

    She proved it Jan. 14, knocking down 8-of-10 free throws in the final minute to help guide Chatfield to a 70-61 victory over Columbine in a Class 5A Jefferson County League game at Chatfield Senior High School.

  • Rebels outlast Eagles

    Columbine boys basketball coach Jeff Wennberg wasn’t happy with his teams’ performance on Jan. 16 at Dakota Ridge High School.

    A surprising fact considering it was on a night when the Rebels got only their second win of the year and first road win of the season as they defeated Dakota Ridge 48-46.

    “I’m happy with the result, but I’m not really happy with the way my guys played. I thought we took a big step back…and I think a lot of that, probably all of that had to do with Dakota Ridge,” Wennberg said.

  • Eagles upset Rebels

    The Dakota Ridge girls might be onto something.

    Three days after defeating Green Mountain, the Eagles picked off their second straight Class 5A Jefferson County League opponent, toppling rival Columbine 48-43 on the Rebels’ home floor Jan. 16.

    “I think this can be a turning point for us,” said Brooke Orcutt, who scored 11 points. “We fought through (early season struggles) and now it’s our time to succeed.”