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Today's Sports

  • Dakota Ridge scratches out a win...

    Aside from having a stylish mullet, hockey commentator and former NHL coach Barry Melrose has some sage advice.

    One of his favorites: Throw the puck on net and good things will happen.

  • Chatfield Poms prepare future...

    The squeals of delight could be heard down the hallways Feb. 1 at Chatfield Senior High School.

    No, it wasn’t because the Chargers girls basketball team was winning but rather because the future Poms girls in the stands were excited for their upcoming performance at halftime.

  • ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Dakota Ridge...

    The Dakota Ridge boys basketball team understands winning is not easy.

    It would be fair to say that the season has been a struggle. With the team’s inconsistency all season long, the Eagles looked to turn their season around after winning only two of their last 10 games on Feb. 1 at home against Arvada.

  • Eagles make statement

    It’s hard to look tough holding an oversized teddy bear.

    Steve Martinez pulled it off Jan. 31.

  • Chatfield girls rout Standley...

    After a drought that has lasted for any length of time, a downpour of rain is a welcome sight.

    That is what it was like for the Chatfield girls basketball team Feb. 1. The Chargers, which had recently lost three games in a row, gladly took the rain of points and picked up a whopping 73-43 Class 5A Jefferson County League victory over Standley Lake.

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    It’s time to shake things up.

    As you may have noticed over the past several weeks, there have been little break-out boxes in various stories of our print edition, all with the message of directing you, the reader, to check out our website.

  • ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Chargers lap...

    With the state meet just around the corner, local swim teams are hoping to dial up their fastest times of the season.

    Chatfield and Dakota Ridge combined for three state titles at last year’s Class 5A meet; with Chatfield’s Maiya Otsuka taking home two titles and Dakota Ridge’s Emily Kuhr one.

  • Chargers push Regis to the limit

    The Chatfield Chargers proved Jan. 26 that defining moments don’t come by chance.

    The fact that the Chargers scored twice in the third period to send their Class 5A Foothills League contest against Regis into overtime might have caught most hockey minds by surprise.

  • Eagles dismantle Rams thanks to...

    LAKEWOOD – One would think a 42-game win streak in league play would be all the motivation the Dakota Ridge girls basketball team would need when they step on the court.

    Yet, entering Jan. 25’s game at Green Mountain, the Eagles said they knew they had to play with a sense of urgency against the Rams.

  • Wheels fall off Rebels

    The way Columbine acted in the third period against Mullen on Jan. 23, one might have thought Dee Snider delivered the pep talk.

    Down by two goals, getting pushed around and playing reactionary hockey, the Rebels skated out at The Edge Ice Arena as if to say, “We’re not going to take it.”