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Horizon's Morgan Ives goes up for a layup during the first half of the Feb. 3 game against Fossil Ridge.

Girls basketball: Fossil Ridge downs Horizon

THORNTON – A slow start on Feb. 3 proved to be too much for the Horizon High School girls' basketball team. The Hawks couldn’t overcome an early 17-point deficit as they fell 56-46 to …
Prairie View's Rashawn Salinas collides with Loveland's Garrett Harstad in the key during a Feb. 3 game in Brighton.

Boys basketball photo gallery: Loveland stops Prairie View

Loveland High School beat Prairie View 56-37 in boys basketball action Feb. 3. The game was in Brighton. No stats were available for either team.
Eagle Ridge Academy's Jaz Greenwood finds a small opening to shovel the ball up the floor toward teammate Megan Derby during a Feb. 3 game against Colorado Academy.

Girls basketball photo gallery: Colorado Academy turns back Eagle Ridge Academy

Colorado Academy's Mustangs beat Eagle Ridge Academy's Warriors 58-27 in Brighton Feb. 3. No stats were available for ERA. Anna Johnson led the Mustangs with 23 points. Naomi Wolff, Alex May and …
Arapahoe's Shannon Mcinally wrests the rebound from Mullen's McKenzie Wood during the teams' Continental League match Feb. 3 in Littleton.

Photo gallery girls basketball: Arapahoe turns back Mullen

Arapahoe's girls basketball team beat Mullen 66-37 on the Warriors' floor Feb. 3. No stats were available for either team. The Warriors began the week with a mark of 11-6, 4-2 in the class 6A …

Fort Lupton's Rozzie Mendoza is all smiles as she signs a letter of intent to play softball at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Softball: Fort Lupton's Mendoza signs on with Sterling College

Like a lot of high-school seniors, Fort Lupton's Rozzie Mendoza wants to get out on her own, which is one reason she signed a letter of intent to play softball and study at Sterling, Kan., …
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Frederick's Cruz Zamudio, shown carrying the football for his school, chose to play baseball at the Colorado School of Mines.

Frederick’s Zamudio picks baseball at Colorado Mines for next ventures

Talk about choices for a new college. Frederick’s Cruz Zamudio was accepted into the California Institute of Technology and earned a deferred acceptance to the Massachusetts Institute of …
Arvada's Elisha Allen is the 11th-rated girls wrestler at 110 pounds, according to On the Mat Magazine.

Girls wrestling: Arvada’s Allen fights through more than opponents

To watch Arvada High School’s Elisha Allen compete in girls wrestling, it would be hard to see that the road to a potential college wrestling future wasn’t evenly paved. First things …
Skyview’s Isaac Ibarra is able to take down Fort Lupton's Royce Guerrero during a 150pound match Feb. 1 in Fort Lupton. Ibarra, the No. 1-rated wrestler in class 3A in the state in his weight class, won his first match by default against Elizabeth and this one against Guerrero Feb. 1.

Photo gallery: Skyview's Ibarra atop the heap at 150 pounds in class 3A

One of the wrestlers who figures to make some noise at the upcoming state 3A wrestling tournament is Skyview's Isaac Ibarra. Through Feb. 1, Ibarra, a senior 150-pounder, won 39 of 40 matches this …
Frederick's Lafai Purcell made his college choice .. the University of Wyoming. He'll sign his letter of intent in early May.

Frederick’s Purcell commits to Wyoming

The combination of schooling, football and family ties at the University of Wyoming was too much for Frederick’s Lafai Purcell to ignore. He announced his commitment on Twitter, and he'll sign …

Riverdale Ridge freshman Brihanna Crittendon pulls up for a basket during a Jn. 11 against Mountain View. Riverdale won 70-33.

Girls basketball: Riverdale Ridge Ravens fly out of the gate

THORNTON – The Riverdale Ridge girls basketball team has been on a terror to start the season. The Ravens jumped out to a 10-1 overall record and have gone from being unranked to start the …
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