AURORA • Discovery Canyon won its first 4A state softball tournament game Friday morning before falling 4-0 to No. 1 seed Pueblo East and pitcher Katie Orona in the afternoon.
The Thunder defeat... Full story
ARVADA • Palmer Ridge and Falcon learned that second chances aren’t always what they’re cracked up to be.
In their separate 4A regions Saturday, they each lost to the same softball team twice to end their respective seasons.
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Discovery Canyon’s Kacee Schroeder had already given up seven runs, and her pitch count climbed north of 80 in the final inning of Tuesday’s game against Cheyenne Mountain.
Her coach Tanya Ramsay couldn’t have had more faith in her... Full story
Crystal Krebs’s 20 years in softball have allowed her to see some prominent players — Olympians Jennie Finch and Crystl Bustos to name a pair. Finch could pitch; Bustos could hit.For Krebs, Lewis-Palmer starting pitcher Mariah Peterson do... Full story
Lewis-Palmer softball coach Crystal Krebs had just 17 players show up for tryouts.She made them the right 17.
Krebs took that small pool of players, went 21-3, won the 4A Metro League and advanced to the 4A semifinals in the deepest playoff run in s... Full story
SOFTBALL ALL-AREA TEAM
PITCHER: LAURYN CHASE, Fountain-Fort Carson, jr.Won seven games and struck out 67.
PITCHER: MARIAH PETERSON, Lewis-Palmer, sr.Went 12-2 with a 0.69 ERA and 149 Ks.
PITCHER: AMBER SPENCER, Liberty, sr.Went... Full story
First teamAmber Spencer, Liberty (P)Lauryn Chase, Fountain-Ft. Carson (P)Cassie Simenson, Rampart (C)Danni Gonzalez, Palmer (C)Maggie Lehrman, Rampart (1B)Danielle Johnson, F-FC (2B)Cassie Smith, Pine Creek (3B)Renata Rankin, F-FC (SS)Katie... Full story
5A Regional Tournament
Region 1-Barnes Park Complex (Loveland)
No. 1 Legacy def. No. 32 George Washington 15-0No. 17 Pomona def. No. 16 Cherry Creek 13-8
No. 16 Cherry Creek def. No. 32 George Washington 13-6No. 1 Legacy def. No. 17 Pomona 6-5
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Several area teams with high aspirations are hoping their success won’t be defined by a rough start to the fall season.
The Liberty boys’ soccer team opened the season with nearly as many freshmen as seniors on its roster. The Doherty vo... Full story
Circumstance and determination collided in Mariah Peterson’s first season of softball, and the end result could be a long career on the diamond.
Check out a gallery of photos featuring Mariah.
“I was 11 years old and my little team need... Full story