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Something old, something new for softball teams

Fielding ground and fly balls, batting practice, pitching exercises and base running drills are part of most girls softball practices. Those are some of the tried-and-true methods coaches rely on, but increasingly, coaches turn to new technology … more

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

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

Changing lanes

As time wears on, all sports evolve — and bowling has definitely changed. 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

No stopping roller derby as sport gets rolling

Roller derby action begins with the starting whistle as skaters speed around the oval flat track or set up blocks to stop their speeding competitors. That was the scenario during the July 12 Denver Roller Derby practice and scrimmage at the … more

Love of game keeps local man playing

Westminster resident Davery Ibuado puts baseball at the top of his summer weekend “things to do” list as he joins more than 1,000 metro-area men participating in about 80 Denver Amateur Baseball Association teams. “I played baseball in high … 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

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

Young drivers speed down the track

Thornton resident Azlyn Oenes hit the gas each time she pulled her pink car to the starting line the during the June 23-25 National Hot Rod Association Division 5 Junior Dragster events at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. “All my family drag … 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

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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