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Today's Sports

  • CSH stays perfect, tops Dakota...

    Chatfield head coach Robert Campbell was thrown for a loop during the winter sports season. His starting No. 1 single player Grace Koza was injured during the first basketball game of the season. Koza had been a starter for three straight seasons; the injury left a void in the lineup for the Chargers.

  • Late goal gives D’Evelyn win...

     By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD— D’Evelyn sophomore forward Laryssa Hamblen didn’t have her normal jump in her step April 13 at Lakewood Memorial Field.

  • Dakota Ridge survives OT scare

     By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge’s boys lacrosse team needed someone to step up in overtime Friday at Trailblazer Stadium.

    With the Eagles’ undefeated record on the line, senior midfielder Max Mowry scored in the first couple of minutes of overtime against Lakewood to give Dakota Ridge a 14-13 victory in the 5A Jeffco League game.

  • Chargers show pride despite loss

    DENVER — Before each face-off, the Chatfield boys lacrosse teams chants “Chargers, Chargers, Chargers,” something started by head coach Nick Mandia.

    Despite its 0-7 record, Chatfield has as much pride as any team in the state. The Chargers showed grit and determination in a 13-5 loss to Denver East on April 5.

  • Shorthanded Rebels turn the...

    By Craig Harper

    For the Courier

    LAKEWOOD — Amanda Porter took the blame. Since the start of the 2017 girls soccer season more than half of Porter’s Columbine team has been hit by strep throat, and she thinks she was the first to contract the contagious disease.

  • Columbine bats sizzle in league...

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — Columbine’s bats came ready for action in the Class 5A Jeffco League opener Tuesday, April 11, against Pomona at Keli McGregor Field at All Star Park.

  • Chargers, Eagles and Rebels tee...

    Three local teams were in action Monday in the 5A Jefferson County League golf tournament. Columbine finished third, trailing tournament winner Ralston Valley and runner-up Arvada West. Dakota Ridge placed seventh as a team while Chatfield finished eighth.

    Columbine was led by junior Tess Mitchell, who finished with a team-low score of 93 to finish ninth out of 40 competitors.

  • Columbine baseball wins two in...

    After a disappointing start to the 2017 season, the Columbine baseball team had a change of fortune over spring break.

    The Rebels fled the winter conditions of the Rockies for warmer temperatures in Overland Park, Kan., as they faced off with three local teams from the Sunflower State.

  • Shannon Vigil steps down as head...

    Shannon Vigil has been a head coach of at least one sport for 23 seasons. At the end of this year, that will all change as she has announced she is stepping down as the girls basketball coach at Columbine High School. Vigil will transition into a new role of assistant principal.

    “I think that this is the end of my coaching career,” explained Vigil. “Maybe one day I’ll coach my grandkids in a youth sport, but this is the end of my high school coaching days.”

  • Late rally lifts No. 9 Dakota...

    LAKEWOOD— One thing won’t change for the Dakota Ridge girls lacrosse team from 2016 to 2017: Hannah Krats and Kailee Lammers will account for the bulk of the Lady Eagles’ goals.

     Dakota graduated three players who combined for 78 goals, including Becky Holley, who dished out 76 assists has forced second-year coach Jordan Hogan to switch gears.