http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Golddiggers clearing a path to state tourney http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/golddiggers-clearing-path-state-tourney <img src="http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/sites/www.clearcreekcourant.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-gsocclearcreekvs.randolph02-am-050416.jpg" alt="Clear Creek sophomore Syndey Zabel (2) is congratulated by teammate Samantha O’Brien (22) after scoring a goal April 30 at Bruce Randolph High School. The Golddiggers won 9-1." title="Clear Creek sophomore Syndey Zabel (2) is congratulated by teammate Samantha O’Brien (22) after scoring a goal April 30 at Bruce Randolph High School. The Golddiggers won 9-1." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>By Matthew Van Deventer &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">For the Courant</span></strong></p> <p> DENVER &mdash; Adverse weather conditions are no match for Clear Creek&rsquo;s girls soccer team.</p> <p> Fending off temperatures in the low 30s, along with a pelting rain/snow mix April 30 at Bruce Randolph High School in Denver, the Golddiggers dominated the Grizzlies with a 9-1 victory.</p> <p> The win came on the heels of an 8-1 home win April 27 against Lake County for Clear Creek (6-7 record).</p> Quick Hits http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/quick-hits-9 <p> <strong>Postponed, again</strong></p> <p> Clear Creek&rsquo;s baseball team had all four games postponed last week because of weather and field conditions. The Golddiggers (2-6 record) have had 10 games either postponed or canceled this season. Clear Creek did pick up a victory without taking the field. Jefferson canceled the remainder of its season so the Golddiggers picked up a victory by forfeit last week. Clear Creek will attempt to play five games in five days from Tuesday, May 3, to Saturday, May 7, to finish out the regular season.</p> Golddiggers seeking better defense http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/golddiggers-seeking-better-defense <img src="http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/sites/www.clearcreekcourant.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-baseballcchvs.sheridan01-cb-042716.jpg" alt="Clear Creek sophomore Sawyer Kitting, right, throws to home plate while Sheridan senior Mathew Gonzales races home before getting tagged out by Clear Creek sophomore Dakota Ball on April 23 at Sheridan High School. The Golddiggers lost 17-1." title="Clear Creek sophomore Sawyer Kitting, right, throws to home plate while Sheridan senior Mathew Gonzales races home before getting tagged out by Clear Creek sophomore Dakota Ball on April 23 at Sheridan High School. The Golddiggers lost 17-1." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>By Craig Harper &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">For the Courant</span></strong></p> <p> DENVER &mdash; Clear Creek baseball coach Shane Ball has been forced to display the patience of Job for the second straight season.</p> <p> &ldquo;I told one of my assistants that I&rsquo;m this close to snapping,&rdquo; Ball said after the Golddiggers suffered a pair of lopsided losses to two of the Class 3A Frontier League&rsquo;s better teams April 23 at Sheridan High School.</p> Quick Hits http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/quick-hits-8 <p> <strong>LAX still looking for first win</strong></p> <p> Clear Creek&rsquo;s boys lacrosse team suffered losses to Lutheran, 15-7, and Eagle Valley, 11-1, last week. The Golddiggers (0-9, 0-6 in Class 4A Metro League) have a couple of more oppertunities to prevent from going winless this season. Clear Creek was scheduled to host Machebeuf on April 26, after press deadline, and squares off against Thomas Jefferson at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Clear Creek High School. Sophomore Ty Judge is the Golddiggers&rsquo; leading scorer this season with 13 goals.</p> Multi-sport athlete signs with Regis University http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/multi-sport-athlete-signs-regis-university <img src="http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/sites/www.clearcreekcourant.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-rebeccaabrahamson-cb-042016.jpg" alt="Clear Creek senior Rebecca Abrahamson will take her talents to Regis University next school year. The three-sport (volleyball, basketball and soccer) athlete will play volleyball for the Rangers." title="Clear Creek senior Rebecca Abrahamson will take her talents to Regis University next school year. The three-sport (volleyball, basketball and soccer) athlete will play volleyball for the Rangers." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>By Craig Harper &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">For the Courant</span></strong></p> <p> EVERGREEN &mdash; Basketball or volleyball. For most of her prep career at Clear Creek High School, Rebecca Abrahamson went back and forth deciding which of the two sports she liked best and would play in college.</p> Golddiggers allow season-high six goals in loss http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/golddiggers-allow-season-high-six-goals-loss <img src="http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/sites/www.clearcreekcourant.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-gsocclearcreekvs.sheridan01-am-041316.jpg" alt="Clear Creek freshman Dyani Boucher, middle, keeps control of the ball while splitting two Sheridan defenders April 9 at Sheridan High School. The Golddiggers lost 6-3. " title="Clear Creek freshman Dyani Boucher, middle, keeps control of the ball while splitting two Sheridan defenders April 9 at Sheridan High School. The Golddiggers lost 6-3. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>By Craig Harper &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">For the Courant</span></strong></p> <p> SHERIDAN &mdash; As is often the case with young teams, you take the good with the not so good.</p> <p> It&rsquo;s a lesson&nbsp;that was underscored to Clear Creek girls soccer coach Dan Winkler in a 6-3 loss to Sheridan on April 8.</p> Cougars’ scoring touch MIA against Gators http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/cougars%E2%80%99-scoring-touch-mia-against-gators <img src="http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/sites/www.clearcreekcourant.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-socevergreenvs.standleylake10-cb-040616.jpg" alt="Evergreen junior Sofia Weiner attempts to score during the Cougars&#039; Class 4A Jeffco League opener against Standley Lake on April 1 at the North Area Athletic Complex.The Cougars lost 1-0." title="Evergreen junior Sofia Weiner attempts to score during the Cougars&#039; Class 4A Jeffco League opener against Standley Lake on April 1 at the North Area Athletic Complex.The Cougars lost 1-0." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>By Craig Harper &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">For the Courant</span></strong></p> <p> ARVADA &mdash;Evergreen&rsquo;s girls soccer team had high expectations after a 16-2 record and earning the No. 1 seed in last year&rsquo;s Class 4A state tournament.</p> <p> However, a pair of 1-0 shutout losses to Air Academy and Standley Lake last week matched the loss total for the Cougars&rsquo; entire season last year.</p> Quick Hits http://www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/quick-hits-7 <p> <strong>Abrahamson set to sign</strong></p> <p> Clear Creek senior Rebecca Abrahamson is scheduled to sign her letter of intent Wednesday, April 13, to play volleyball at Regis University. The multi-sport athlete for the Golddiggers joins a Rangers squad that finished their 2015 season with an 18-13 record, 14-4 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Regis qualified for the NCAA Division II Tournament last season.</p> <p> <strong>Snow wreaks havoc<br /> </strong></p>