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  • Girls' soccer 4A capsule: Colorado Springs-area rivals battle for state championship Wednesday

    Colorado 4A state soccer championship details No. 8 Lewis-Palmer (17-1-1) vs. No. 3 Cheyenne Mountain (13-5-1) When: Wednesday, 5 p.m. Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City What to know: Yet again the Class 4A girls' soccer championship will return to Colorado Springs. The last three titles and four of the last eight belong...

  • Nic Olney steps down as St. Mary's football coach

    Nic Olney has built the St. Mary's football program on the idea that family comes first. Practicing what he preaches, Olney is stepping down as the Pirates football coach. Olney's position with School District 11 was cut recently, forcing the fifth-year coach to step down in order to set personal affairs in order. "Ultimately, it's just a...

  • Ramsey: Hope lifted Cheyenne Mountain's fallen girls' soccer team

    Hope isn't always logical. Hope is always powerful. Want proof? Just look at Cheyenne Mountain's once-hopeless girls' soccer team. Coach Tomas Martinez had little concrete reason to believe in his team in early April. A proud program was wandering around lost. And we're talking about really lost. Martinez believed anyway, refused to...

  • Rain forces cancellation of 5A girls' golf second round

    Rain at the Olde Course in Loveland forced officials to cancel the second round of the girls' golf Class 5A state championship tournament. The first day's results were used as final scores, crowning Dakota Ridge's Gillian Vance as the individual champion after she shot 4-under-par 68 on Monday. Regis Jesuit's Sydney Gillespie was the...

  • Rampart freshman Arielle Keating sitting top 20 at 5A state golf

    Had someone told Arielle Keating at the start of the season that she'd be sitting in the top 20 of the Class 5A girls' golf state tournament after the first day, she would've responded one way. "I would've laughed," she said via phone Monday night. The Rampart freshman shot a 10-over-par 82 at the Olde Course in Loveland, tied for 19th...

  • Rain yet again delays Lewis-Palmer and 4A baseball tourney

    Lewis-Palmer was already en route when it got the call. Turn the bus around and head home. For the third time in four days, the Class 4A state baseball tournament was postponed when rain doused the Denver metro area Sunday night and Monday morning, delaying games that were already postponed two days. "Today, they (the players) were...

  • Cheyenne Mountain in position for three-peat in girls' golf

    CARBONDALE - Kylee Sullivan is good enough to lead her team to a third straight state championship and in Monday's first round, she played like that's exactly what she plans on doing. Sullivan shot a 1-over-par 73 Monday at River Valley Ranch Golf Club, good for second place at the girls' Class 4A state golf tournament. Cheyenne Mountain came...

  • Area girls' golf teams, players get key advice on unfamiliar state tournament courses

    Sometimes, playing in a familiar place and keeping a similar routine helps. It didn't seem to hurt Cheyenne Mountain in 2014, when it won its second straight 4A state girls' golf title on its home course at the Country Club of Colorado. Then again, some prefer the chance to travel, getting away from the mundane while taking on the challenge...

  • Squandered chances end Pine Creek's season at 5A baseball tournament

    DENVER - Pine Creek left 16 runners on base over two games and lost both by one run. That's a painful way to make an early exit to the 5A state tournament. "Let me tell you, I cannot quit thinking about all the opportunities that we had that we did not cash in," Eagles coach Glenn Millhauser said after a 7-6 loss to Rock Canyon on Sunday...

  • Klee blog: The week in Denver sports (May 10-17)

    Someday the videos will surface. They are highlight videos from the golden era of high school basketball in Colorado — 1995-98, in the Denver Metro League — on VHS tape. They show Denver Christian's No. 11, the point guard, a sublime mix of peak Bobby Hurley and pre-NBA Kenny Anderson, leading the Crusaders to a pair of league...

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