Today's Sports

  • State bid eludes Lady Falcons

    ENGLEWOOD — The Front Range Christian Lady Falcons suffered three consecutive losses in the four-team 2A Region D volleyball tournament on Nov. 5 at Kent Denver High School, capped with a two sets to one defeat to Calhan in their final match.
    Before facing Calhan, Front Range Christian played and lost to both Byers (24-26, 25-15, 25-20, 25-20) and Lutheran (25-15, 25-17, 25-10), both of whom advanced to the 2A state tournament on Nov. 11-12 at the Denver Coliseum.

  • Chargers can’t keep up with GJ...

    GRAND JUNCTION — For a few brief moments on Nov. 4, the Chatfield football team had visions of pulling off the upset of the season.

  • Rebels make good on few shots

    LAKEWOOD — As far as 5A state football playoffs goes, this was about to be as regular season as it gets. Then again, it was No. 1 Columbine against No. 32 Fort Collins. And, typically, that’s a mismatch. This time, it was again, though it wasn’t as lopsided as it could’ve been.

  • Cox overcomes odds, injury

    THORNTON — To be a gymnast one needs to have flexibility, coordination and dedication. But in order to be considered a top gymnast at the 5A state championship an athlete has to give more. That’s exactly what Columbine senior Lexi Cox did.

  • McDondle, Delk lead Columbine...

    LAKEWOOD -- Cameron McDondle and Nick Delk rushed for two touchdowns each as Columbine overcame Fort Collins' early stalling offense for a 28-10 win in the first round of the 5A state football playoffs on Nov. 3 at Jeffco Stadium.
    McDondle finished with 193 yards rushing for the top-seeded Rebels (10-0).
    Columbine advances to play Fairview (6-4), a 28-24 winner over Regis Jesuit in the first round.

  • Chargers' early lead not...

    GRAND JUNCTION -- The Chatfield High School football team found out why Grand Junction is seeded second in the Class 5A state playoffs and was ranked first for most of the season.

    After taking a 10-0 first-quarter lead, the Chargers gave up 41 consecutive points en route to a 51-17 loss to the Tigers on Nov. 4 at Stocker Stadium in the first round.

  • Sports briefs

    Chatfield upsets Arapahoe, qualifies for 5A state playoffs

    Erik Gaytan scored three touchdowns, including touchdown runs of 13 and 31 yards in the fourth quarter, as Chatfield rallied for a 28-24 upset of Arapahoe on Oct. 29 at Littleton Public Schools Stadium, clinching a berth in the 32-team 5A state football playoffs.

  • Columbine’s district run ends...

    DENVER — Columbine won its first two matches to advance to the 5A District 6 semifinals, but fell to Arapahoe in four games, ending its hopes of advancing to regionals on Oct. 29 at Denver East High School.
    The Lady Rebels started off by beating Loveland and host Denver East in straight sets, but after a long break between games came out flat against Arapahoe and never recovered.

  • Lady Chargers prepare for state...

    AURORA — The Chatfield Lady Chargers gymnastics team had its work cut out for it at the 5A Regional III tournament at Overland High School on Oct. 28.
    Chatfield came in third with a combined score of 175.9, behind Overland (183.35) and Green Mountain (177.45), but qualified for state as a team in spite of the finish.
    Overland walked away with the highest score in all three regions, beating out fellow regional champions Fort Collins (181.025) and Broomfield (180.4). So what was it like competing in such a tough region?

  • Columbine’s Haynes overjoyed...

    AURORA — Kaylie Haynes didn’t win the 5A girls state cross country championship on Oct. 29. She didn’t even finish in the Top 10 or 20. But not even that could erase the pure satisfaction that the smile she let out after the race was over.