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  • Sports briefs

    Trio leads the way as Pine Creek ends Chatfield’s season
    — Michael Steffy, Alexander Cullen and Nicholas Farley scored goals as Pine Creek toppled Chatfield 3-0 in the second round of the 5A state tournament on Oct. 30 at D20 Stadium.
    The Chargers capped their season with a 12-4-1 record.

    Thais, Dakota Ridge tune up for playoffs, topple Littleton

  • Chatfield struggles to find its footing

    THORNTON — The goals were modest ones, all things considered, for the Chatfield Lady Chargers. They were hoping to nab their highest score of the season and finish ninth of higher at the 5A state gymnastics championships. Unfortunately, neither was accomplished.
    Chatfield finished 12th in the field with 171.3 points on Nov. 1 at Thornton High School. The Lady Chargers came in seeded ninth and looking for a higher finish, but the state jitters took their toll.

  • Injury-riddled Chargers persevere, down Lobos

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    LAKEWOOD — After losing senior starting offensive tackle Denis Tsimbalist on the day of Chatfield’s first 5A football playoff game, head coach Bret McGatlin reminded his team about the 2010 Green Bay Packers, who won that season’s Super Bowl as the No. 6 seed in the NFC and with 16 players on injured reserve.
    He also mentioned to them the fact the Chargers had not won a postseason game since 2008, going 0-3 in the ensuing four-year stretch, including last year’s 29-7 loss to Eaglecrest.

  • Rebels shift gears vs. Hinkley

    By Devin Robb
    For the Courier
    LAKEWOOD — Most teams that play Columbine focus on speedy senior running back Bernard McDondle. In a 5A first-round football playoff game on Nov. 1 at Jeffco Stadium, Columbine proved to Hinkley that McDondle isn’t the only running back that can do damage.

  • Details on pet licensing in Jeffco

    Residents of unincorporated Jefferson County have been required to license their dogs since 1994. In 2007, Lakewood, Golden, Wheat Ridge, Westminster and Arvada joined the county’s licensing program, and residents in those cities have been required to license their canines ever since.

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    Debris detected in close orbit

  • Eagles’ Hume just misses all-state honors

    By Michael Hicks
    Sports Editor

  • Chargers eke out victory on final play

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

  • Columbine gets scare, then help to win title

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

  • Timely scoring propels Chargers

    Chatfield Senior head coach Brock Blume said he’s been looking for Daniel Froning’s game to come around all season. The expectations are there for the senior midfielder to score time and again. 
    On Oct. 24, in the first round of the 5A boys soccer state playoffs, Froning did that early and often.