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State track & field Day 2 notebook: Harper adds two more top-two finishes
State track & field Day 2 notebook: Harper adds two more top-two finishes

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

At 2:53 p.m. the 2018 Colorado High School State Track and Field meet was delayed for at least 30 minutes due to lightning. A fast-moving storm with...

David Ramsey: A look at Colorado's weird, wonderful (and endangered) girls sprint track medley
David Ramsey: A look at Colorado's weird, wonderful (and endangered) girls sprint track medley

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

LAKEWOOD - The 800 sprint medley relay is, well, different. Let’s allow Classical Academy senior sprinter Kelsey Eichelberger to describe the event....

Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor
Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Sophomore Hannah Skrastins had always loved competing in sports. But in 2014, she found out that her athletic aspirations may be cut short thanks to a...

David Ramsey: Taylor White left blanket, and host of wonderful memories, for his mother, Angela
David Ramsey: Taylor White left blanket, and host of wonderful memories, for his mother, Angela

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

In solitary moments, rare for a mother, Angela White sits on a red couch in her living room. Resting in the quiet, she's surrounded by reminders of her...

David Ramsey: TCA defies its weird, wrong girls' soccer seeding and beats Cheyenne Mountain
David Ramsey: TCA defies its weird, wrong girls' soccer seeding and beats Cheyenne Mountain

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

The Classical Academy girls' soccer team is 56-7-4 since 2014, including a 12-2-2 record this season. The Titans outscored opponents 79-0 from April 5...

David Ramsey:  Kenny Perry will chase, with everything he's got, 3rd Senior Open golf title at The Broadmoor
David Ramsey: Kenny Perry will chase, with everything he's got, 3rd Senior Open golf title at The Broadmoor

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

Kenny Perry is proud of his Senior Open title, so proud he defies all risks and displays the gleaming silver trophy at the course he designed in his...

David Ramsey: Former Air Force leader Jeff Bzdelik deserves another shot as NBA head coach
David Ramsey: Former Air Force leader Jeff Bzdelik deserves another shot as NBA head coach

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 7, 2018

Jeff Bzdelik is the only coach to lead the Falcons of Air Force Academy, the Buffs of Colorado and the Nuggets of Denver. He delivered so-so work in...

David Ramsey: Roger Goodell must act to stop NFL's pollution of cheerleading
David Ramsey: Roger Goodell must act to stop NFL's pollution of cheerleading

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, May 5, 2018

Leave it to the NFL to pollute cheerleading. The Washington Redskins forced cheerleaders to serve as escorts and to pose and be body painted topless...

David Ramsey: Denver Broncos should draft San Diego State's Rashaad Penny and defy fear of Mountain West
David Ramsey: Denver Broncos should draft San Diego State's Rashaad Penny and defy fear of Mountain West

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Rashaad Penny is not Ronnie Hillman. There. I said it, and I feel better already. Whenever I suggest the Bronco select Penny, a San Diego State...

Air Force's Troy Calhoun teams up with Hall of Famer Fisher DeBerry to raise funds to charity
Air Force's Troy Calhoun teams up with Hall of Famer Fisher DeBerry to raise funds to charity

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will raise funds for Home Front Cares at the 11th annual Colorado Coaches for Charity event May 11 at Denver's...

David Ramsey: Travis Tygart, head of U.S. Anti-Doping in Colorado Springs, offers Lance Armstrong chance at redemption
David Ramsey: Travis Tygart, head of U.S. Anti-Doping in Colorado Springs, offers Lance Armstrong chance at redemption

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Lance Armstrong can find redemption. Yes, even Lance Armstrong. In 2015, during a long conversation at Denver International Airport that moved from a...

David Ramsey: Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, America's reigning basketball queen, savors her moment of glory
David Ramsey: Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, America's reigning basketball queen, savors her moment of glory

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Arike Ogunbowale is a rarity in American sport. She’s a female college athlete, and she’s a celebrity. Girls, boys, women and men stop her on the...

David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge soccer star Emily Nguyen comes achingly close to defeating Lewis-Palmer
David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge soccer star Emily Nguyen comes achingly close to defeating Lewis-Palmer

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Palmer Ridge star Emily Nguyen had everything she wanted. Sarah Miller had fed her a precisely placed pass in front of the Lewis-Palmer goal. It was...

David Ramsey: Farewell to C.J. Anderson, who used negatives to fuel surprising success with Denver Broncos
David Ramsey: Farewell to C.J. Anderson, who used negatives to fuel surprising success with Denver Broncos

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

C.J. Anderson is a complicated soul. Ask him a question, and he might dissect it, examining every word with the care of an enraged surgeon. He’s...

USA Wrestling requiring background checks, SafeSport training for journalists covering events
USA Wrestling requiring background checks, SafeSport training for journalists covering events

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Journalists covering USA Wrestling competition will be required to pass a background check and take U.S. Center for SafeSport's online training....

David Ramsey: Colorado's own Nicole Hensley recalls the thrill of winning hockey gold

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

Nicole Hensley grew up in Lakewood with a wild, wonderful, unlikely vision for her future. She wanted to play hockey for the United States Olympic...

David Ramsey: Pine Creek boasts the pitching arms needed to rule Colorado high school baseball
David Ramsey: Pine Creek boasts the pitching arms needed to rule Colorado high school baseball

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

High school baseball is usually about hitting. Astronomical batting averages that soar into the .500-plus range are common. Teams slug their way to...

David Ramsey: Triple-A version of Sky Sox begins its bittersweet farewell to Colorado Springs
David Ramsey: Triple-A version of Sky Sox begins its bittersweet farewell to Colorado Springs

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

A bittersweet night at Security Service Field, with an emphasis on bitter. This was the beginning of the ending. This was the opening night of the...

David Ramsey: New Air Force athletic director must drain those oceans of empty seats
David Ramsey: New Air Force athletic director must drain those oceans of empty seats

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Jim Knowlton came and went in a three-year flash without transforming the attendance crisis that drains Air Force athletics. Small crowds were the...

Ramsey blog: Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton leaves behind many challenges he inherited
Ramsey blog: Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton leaves behind many challenges he inherited

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

Jim Knowlton's most memorable effort during his short tenure as Air Force Academy athletic director? Easy answer. Oct. 15, 2016, when the football...

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