DDaniel Carlson is getting his kicks in the most unlikely way.
The Classical Academy graduate will suit up for 19th-ranked Auburn in a New Year's Day bowl game as he continues to make a name for himself as the Tigers' do-it-all kicker. A high school soccer star who helped lead the Titans to back-to-back state finals appearances as a sophomore...
Their pool, their meet, their way.
The Cheyenne Mountain girls' swimming and diving team racked up first-place finishes early and often to give them 584 points, which was more than enough to finish atop the standings in the Cheyenne Mountain Invite.
"It was fun knowing that it was our host meet," coach Kate Doane said. "This was our...
Loveland - Discovery Canyon junior Sam Turner never comes up short in confidence on the mat. But even he thought he would have to adapt to bigger and stronger wrestlers after jumping from the 120-pound to 132-pound weight class over the summer.
This weekend showed, though, it's everyone else that will probably need to adjust to Turner.
Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Mitchell 81, Vista Ridge 78 (OT)
At Pueblo East: Quindell Bryant's steal and ensuing three-point play in the closing seconds of overtime gave Mitchell (4-4) a thrilling victory over Vista Ridge (3-4) at the Pueblo East Coaches Classic.
Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Widefield 67, Denver Christian 42
Widefield-Rogers 14, Branch 4, Iberra 13, Pierre 23, Clemens 2, Hampton 11. Total 20 6-8
DC-McCool 4, Aman 13, Viss 10, DeLarco 8, Booysen 2, Schmitt 5.
Den 6 15 10 11 - 42
Widefield 22 10 13 22 - 42...
Dalen Jackson started things off from the perimeter for Class 4A Mesa Ridge, and Pryce Adams banged around the paint to finish things off against 5A Doherty.
Jackson hit seven 3s and scored 29 points, and Adams scored 18 of his 26 in the second half, as the Grizzlies recovered from another dreadful third quarter to beat the host Spartans...
Mesa Ridge coach Jeff Beatty said it would be unfair to put the whole game in the hands of highly-touted center Kylee Shook. Sometimes he doesn't have a choice though. The 6-foot-4 junior scored 21 of her 23 points in the second half, and had 17 rebounds and five blocks as the defending 4A champion Grizzlies (4-4) bounced back from a dreadful...
Palmer needed every one of Jenn Urbaniak's 20 points. But her two most important plays didn't result in her scoring.
Urbaniak dished out a key assist and grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed free throw down the stretch to extend Palmer's lead and help secure a 68-59 victory over Sand Creek on Wednesday night at Palmer.
With the Terrors...
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Widefield 76, Adams City 68
At Manual Tournament: Brandon Branch led the Gladiators with 18 points, and Adriernne Hampton added 15 as Widefield improved to 6-1. Ray Ibarra and Daz Rogers were also both in double figures for Widefield,...