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  • Area 5A boys' swim teams have their moments

    Several area 5A swimmers made a splash at the state meet at the Air Force Academy on Saturday, and they hope that it's a building block for Colorado Springs swimming. While none of the local programs had enough swimmers qualified to compete for the team title, there were strong individual efforts from Lewis-Palmer, Rampart and Coronado....

  • Cheyenne Mountain topples Air Academy for boys' swimming crown

    THORNTON - For the first time in four years, there's a new state swimming champion in 4A. Cheyenne Mountain bested Air Academy at the state meet at Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center on Saturday with a score of 354, and the Indians won their first state title since 2002, ending Air Academy's three-year reign. The Kadets finished second with...

  • Final results from state boys' swimming

    The final results are in from boys' state swimming and Cheyenne Mountain captured the team title in the Class 4A meet. Find out all the individual titles and team rankings from both classifications.

  • L-P distance swimmers find 'hometown' altitude suits them at 5A state boys' swim meet

    Lewis-Palmer felt at home Friday at the 5A boys' state swimming championships at the Air Force Academy. That's because the Rangers' training base at Monument Hill Country Club (7,400 feet above sea level) is 20 minutes or so from the natatorium inside the Cadet Gym (7,258). The results, perhaps aided by familiar altitude and no time cooped on...

  • Cheyenne Mountain depth sets it up for 4A state swimming championship bid

    THORNTON - Captain Wyatt Kartvedt put in the kind of performance Cheyenne Mountain needed to position itself for its first Class 4A state boys' swimming championship since 2002. The senior, who will swim for Navy next season, entered Friday's preliminaries at Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton seeded 14th with a time of 2 minutes,...

  • State swimming notes: Thunder set school records

    Traffic woes not as bad as feared entering base She teaches second grade during the day, so Shannon Helfer knew she'd be cutting it close to catch her son Maxx during the first race of the day at 4 p.m. Friday as preliminaries started at the 5A boys' state swim meet at the Air Force Academy. On top of that, security had been tightened on the...

  • Boys' swimming state meet results from Day 1

    The first day of the state boys' swimming meet is in the books. Here's a look at the complete results from Class 5A and 4A.

  • Klee: Coronado's Evan Kay short on time, tall on achievement

    Worry for Evan Kay. Not that graduating from Coronado High School and enrolling at Colorado State will be too much. Chances are, the 18-year-old will crash the dean's list, try out for a varsity sports roster and make it, or start his own business by junior year. Worry for Evan Kay because he's about to get bored. Like, I-need-a-hobby bored....

  • Rampart can't hold lead, falls to Cherry Creek in girls' lacrosse state semifinal

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE - Rampart was in an enviable position. One few teams have been in since the acceptance of girls' lacrosse as a recognized prep sport in Colorado. The Rams led by four goals over state powerhouse Cherry Creek at the half. They twice led by five goals in the second half. But the No. 1 Bruins, winners of 10 state titles,...

  • Cheyenne Mountain comes up one goal short to Valor Christian in boys' lacrosse state semifinal

    HIGHLANDS RANCH - Cheyenne Mountain got the look it wanted and had the shot it wanted. In the end, the ball didn't go in the net and No. 2 Valor Christian held on to eliminate No. 3 Cheyenne Mountain in the Class 4A boys' lacrosse state playoffs 8-7 on Wednesday at Valor Christian. The Eagles (18-0) advance to take on No. 1 Aspen in...

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