On Monday, Rampart second-year baseball coach Chris Winstead led his Rams to a convincing win over Doherty in the regular-season finale that clinched a spot in the upcoming 5A district tournament.
One day later, he officially announced his resignation, effective at the end of the season, citing family reasons.
University of Colorado senior Chucky Jeffery, who went to Sierra High School, was selected by the Minnesota Lynx in the second round of the WNBA draft Monday.
She was the 12th pick in the second round and the 24th pick.
The Phoenix Mercury take Brittney Griner with the top pick in the WNBA draft.
Don’t tell any of the players that Friday’s Southern Colorado 3A/2A Classic didn’t mean anything. Or to the coaches, either.
“I’m very intense; it doesn’t matter,” CSCS boys’ coach Mark Engesser said. “I tried to call timeouts and draw up plays to get us going. It didn’t’
DENVER • Palmer senior Shanah Leaf wasn’t thrilled to play alongside high school rival Kaylie Rader of Horizon in The Show, the Colorado high school all-star game.
But that was to start the game.
While Sand Creek’s Mikayla Reese, Mesa Ridge’s Kylee Shook and Leaf all befriended rivals and soaked in the hono
In only two seasons, The Vanguard School has seen its girls’ basketball team transformed into a state power.
Coach Frank Haist, previously the boys’ coach at The Classical Academy for eight seasons, took the reins for the Coursers before the 2011-12 season. An eight-game improvement sent Vanguard to the 2A state tournament fo
Two years ago, sitting with her father, Frank, at Massari Arena in Pueblo and watching the excitement of the 2A state girls’ basketball tournament, Bailey Haist pondered a question that would certainly alter the rest of her high school career.
Frank Haist had recently become the head girls’ basketball coach at The Vanguard Sc
Dave Shackelford remembers a time, not terribly long ago, when things weren’t so good at Palmer.
“It’s been a climb,” said Shackelford, whose Terrors went 22-3 last season and reached the round of 16. “It started years ago when we built a foundation. I attribute our success to hard work, and it’s good
For one season, Ali Meyer put up with demoralizing, double-digit losses at a fledgling girls’ basketball program at Palmer Ridge.
Now, the Bears junior enjoys a much better view from above.
“I wanted to go to Palmer Ridge and make my own mark,” said Meyer, whose mother and several members of her family graduated
Her path to quality playing time, blocked by a pair of senior standout forwards, doesn’t get Leanndra Gilbert down. She’s enjoying the moment as her No. 4 Colorado Mesa Mavericks venture into a new frontier among the last eight surviving Division II teams in the country.
“I accept my role,” said Gilbert, whose Mav
March Madness extended to the Doherty High School gym Thursday night.
Wasson senior Richie Perea hit a jumper from the free-throw line with 3.5 seconds left to give the 5A All-Stars a thrilling 107-105 win over the 4A All-Stars. Perea – who played with the 5A squad along with fellow Wasson senior D.J. Hanes to even out the ros
FORT COLLINS - For St. Mary’s, this will certainly be remembered as the one that got away.
The Pirates squandered a 10-point lead in the final 4:04 of regulation, then couldn’t hold on to a six-point advantage in the final 50 seconds of overtime, as Holy Family pulled out a 53-48 double-overtime stunner in the
FORT COLLINS • It was stifling, hot and annoying Friday night at Moby Arena when the St. Mary’s girls' basketball team faced Centauri in a 3A state semifinal game.
At least that’s how Centauri felt in its 31-19 loss to St. Mary’s, which didn’t seem to feel the heat.
Fourth-seeded St. Mary’s (23-
The dream ride for the Peyton girls’ basketball team came to a screeching halt in the 2A state semifinals Friday night.
The Panthers ran into a buzzsaw in the form of top-ranked and defending state champion Akron in a 69-44 loss at CSU-Pueblo.
“We busted our butts in the gym to get this far and prove people wrong, and
PUEBLO – Peyton made history by finally reaching the 2A girls’ state tournament. Then the Panthers wrote a new page Thursday by winning their debut behind a stellar effort from a reserve.
Sophomore guard Sarah Logar came off the bench and scored 19 points – the game’s lone double-digit scorer – and No. 5-see
FORT COLLINS — When a group of seniors has played together since the seventh grade, if not longer, it tends to share the same basketball memories.
Some good, some bad.
The girls from St. Mary's have built a lifetime’s worth. One of the more forgettable memories actually is what has fueled them on another run to the st
PUEBLO – Massari Arena has become a house of horrors the past two years for The Vanguard School and its girls’ basketball team.
On Friday in a 2A quarterfinal, the Coursers saw another successful season cut short, this time after Marina Hansen hit a short bank shot with 3.6 seconds left that broke a tie and lifted No. 6 Yuma
At Moby Arena in Fort Collins
No. 4 St. Mary’s (21-4) vs. No. 12 Kent Denver (20-4), 5:30 p.m. Thursday
After losing three of its last four games to end the regular season, St. Mary’s is firing on all cylinders at the right time. The Pirates demolished Estes Park by 36 in the fir
After an extra day was needed to complete 2A regional play due to adverse weather, the Colorado High School Activities Association on Monday released times and matchups for this week’s 2A state basketball tournaments at Massari Arena at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Peyton (22-2) is the area’s lone boys’ representat
Bailey Haist has the luxury of having her biggest fan at every one of her basketball games.
The Vanguard School senior point guard sees more than her coach when she looks to the sideline for direction, she also sees her dad.
“He’s an awesome coach and I respect him and his philosophy,” the 5-foot-7 Vanguard floo
DENVER • On her way out of the postgame locker room, Sand Creek coach Jamey Carey took a minute to remember her Scorpions' final game.
D'Evelyn had just ended Sand Creek's season with a 61-50 win in the quarterfinals of the 4A girls' state basketball tournament.
Defeat won't be Carey's lasting memory of this season, how