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Denver Bulldogs take football down under

There was a lot about Melbourne, Australia, that Troy Kirk missed when he moved to Colorado years ago with his wife — family, friends and football. “I missed everything about the sport when I moved here but an old coach had told me there was … more

For him, ‘every day is a big day’

It was meaningful when Steve Haggerty stepped to the tee during the MCPH Celebrity Golf Classic, which was held July 24 at The Ridge at Castle Pines North. Haggerty, the 64-year-old former … more

Pool halls have felt changes

Decades ago, pool halls were identified as a place for men to escape for smoking, drinking, betting and fighting. Perception was reality. Denver-area people involved in the pool — or pocket billiards — industry say times have changed. … more

The fun in finding a favorite fishing hole

Jefferson County is overflowing with waters for anglers to cast a line in and see what bites. “Whether you’re fishing with your family at a park like Pine Valley Ranch, or trying fly fishing at Lair o’ the Bear, there are a lot of … more

Area drivers turn in strong showings at Bandimere

Drivers from the Denver metro area turned in strong performances in the Mopar Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison July 21-23. Four drivers from the area were able to come away with victories while two had to settle for runner-up … more

No-quit outlook fuels champion

Top Fuel driver Antron Brown paid attention during a chapel service before the final day of the 38 annual Mopar Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. “The chaplin said quitters never win and winners never quit,” said Brown, a … more

For coach, being behind the wheel is the real deal

Harry Buckner was searching for a diecast model of a midget racer but found a real one instead - which he purchased. And, he's been racing for the past decade with the Colorado Vintage Oval Racing … more

Bandimere Speedway echoes with thunder this weekend

Bandimere Speedway becomes the source of thunder on the mountain July 21-22 when hundreds of drivers fire up their powerful engines to compete in the National Hot Rod Association’s Mopar Mile High Nationals. “Teams begin arriving July 19 to … more

Broc Vancil playing game he loves

Broc Vancil puts activities like lawn work on the back burner so he can spend his time each summer weekend playing baseball as part of the National Adult Baseball Association. The Arvada resident said he loved baseball growing up but figured his … more

Brad Madden hired as new baseball coach at Ralston Valley

ARVADA — Three-time state baseball championship coach Brad Madden is taking over the baseball program at Ralston Valley High School in Arvada. “We had a strong pool of candidates, but Brad’s accomplishments stood out,” Ralston Valley’s … more

Making sure every stroke counts

They drive around the golf course in carts and get good views of the action. They are the rules officials who volunteer at the various levels of golf, both professional and amateur. And while some golfers would rather not see them, officials … more

Ralston Valley alum playing in College World Series

A former Ralston Valley High School standout wrapped up his career on the diamond with an appearance on the grandest stage of collegiate baseball. Josh Peterson concluded his senior year at the University of North Georgia by capturing a berth to … more

Skateboarding in Arvada

The Arvada Skate Park draws skateboarders and BMX riders from across the Denver area. For Leonardo Zorriooa, 13, an Edgewater resident, the Arvada Skate Park is premier because it is “well made” and has “a unique and different style.” … more

Colorado students really get into the games

A participation survey released in June shows a rise in the number of student-athletes in Colorado high schools. During the 2016-17 school year, 60.3 percent of students enrolled at high schools … more

Colorado Women’s Golf Association Results

Results from the Colorado Women's Golf Association's Stroke Play Championships which were held June 19-21 at the par-72 Lone Tree Golf Club. Championship Flight Jennifer Kupcho, Westminster, … more

Softballs fill the air at firecracker tourney

Arvada girls on the roster of the Colorado Invasion 14 and under team posted a key win June 23, as they edged the Colorado Springs Thunder in the pool play game that was part of the three-day Firecracker Tournament sponsored by the Arvada Girls … more

Kupcho dominates at Lone Tree golf tourney

Jennifer Kupcho tuned up for her second trip to the U.S Women’s Open Golf Championship with another romp in the Colorado Women’s Golf Association’s Stroke Play Championship. Kupcho, the 20-year-old from Westminster who just completed her … more
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