— John Donne, Meditation 17, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
It’s heartbreaking for a small community such as Clear Creek to lose one of its larger-than-life members. Yet, it’s affirming to witness the outpouring of sentiment and support on the final leg of his/her life’s journey and afterwards.
If you are one of the many people who find tent caterpillars objectionable in your backyard, now is the time to control them.
I know they do little harm in our forests, but I find it difficult to be tolerant of them. Their favorite food is the new leaves of apple trees, so they were very common and considered destructive pests in the apple-growing sections of New York state where I grew up.
The Legislative Council for the Colorado High School Activities Association in late January tweaked the RPI formula for qualifications for the state baseball playoffs.
The new formula that will be used in determining the RPI is 35 percent from a team’s winning percentage, 35 percent of its opponents’ winning percentage and 30 percent from its opponents’ opponents winning percentage. Previously, the percentages were split 25 percent, 50 percent and 25 percent.
Work ethic, playing like a team and accountability. When Stan Gould addresses what he’s looking for in this year’s Clear Creek baseball team, those are the characteristics. The Golddiggers have been a little too lackadaisical, according to Gould, in those areas at times in recent years.
DENVER — Madelyn Fahnline was just excited to be on the team two years ago.
The Clear Creek Lady Golddiggers made their first venture to the 2A Sweet 16 that season. But this year’s team — one that went a school-record 20-4 and won a 3A/2A Frontier League title outright for the first time ever — had a bond unlike any other.