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Today's Sports

  • Clear Creek gains experience at...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    LAKEWOOD — Clear Creek junior Noah Sarria sat near the boys long jump for 30 minutes on Sunday with one thing on his mind.

    It wasn’t his competition in the long jump, it wasn’t his strategy leading into the event. There was one thing on his mind, and it was special.

  • Diggers’ season ends in...

    The tears that fell from Diggers head coach Dan Winkler’s eyes were real on Tuesday. His Clear Creek soccer team had just been upset 1-0 by Rocky Mountain Lutheran in the 2A state playoffs. The loss while heartbreaking in many regards was worse for Winkler, as it marked his final game as head coach for CCHS.

  • Late rally ends Clear Creek’s...

    By Courant Staff

    For five innings it appeared Clear Creek would advance in the 2A state baseball playoffs. Gilpin County had other plans as, the Eagles rallied to defeat Clear Creek 12-8 on Thursday at Sheridan High School in 2A District 7 action.

    The Diggers led Gilpin County 7-3 entering the top of the sixth inning, but the Eagles wouldn’t go down quietly.

  • Clear Creek tops John F. Kennedy...

    Few teams have played a tougher lacrosse schedule than Clear Creek. The Diggers have faced 4A powers Golden, Conifer and Green Mountain, each earning a playoff bid. 

    After falling in its first 10 games, the Diggers finished its season winning two of its last three, including a 9-6 victory over John F. Kennedy on Friday.

  • Diggers seeded seventh in...

    As brackets were released on Sunday, Clear Creek learned it would host the opening round of the playoffs.

    The Diggers earned the seventh seed in the 2A state tournament, and it faced 10th-seeded Rocky Mountain Lutheran on Tuesday night. If the Diggers advance, Clear Creek will face second-seeded Dawson on Friday.

    On the same side of the bracket sits third-seed Front Range Christian, sixth-seed Telluride and 11th-seed Colorado Springs School.

  • CCHS has successful outing at...

    Clear Creek has a new record holder in the long jump. Noah Sarria hit a mark of 22 feet, 5 inches, breaking the school record. Sarria placed first overall in the long jump and 100 meters.

    The boys team finished the league competition in fifth place, which was held Thursday at Bennett High School. 

  • CCHS turns its attention to...

    Clear Creek girls’ soccer coach Daniel Winkler has had one message for his team this season: Positivity. If you were near his post-game huddle on April 25, you wouldn’t have guessed his team was on the losing end. Encouragement, optimism and excitement were the main points of Winkler’s chat after his Diggers were defeated 8-1 by Middle Park.

  • Clear Creek finishes in fourth...

    By Courant Staff

    Clear Creek’s track and field team had several top-10 finishers at the 2017 Kiowa Klassic on April 22.

    On the girls’ side, Nadja Gunther finished in the top spot during the long jump. Gunther’s winning mark was 13 feet, 10.5 inches. Rachel Lucas hit 13-8, earning a fourth-place spot.

  • Clear Creek wins wild game over...

    By Courant Staff

    Both pitching coaches, no doubt, probably had nightmares after Clear Creek outscored Byers 23-20 on April 26 at CCHS, picking up its ninth victory of the season.

    Both sides had no problem at the dish as the teams combined for 43 runs on 39 hits.

    Byers took a seemingly commanding lead in the top of the second inning when the Bulldogs tallied 10 runs to lead 12-3. 

  • Conifer, Clear Creek show...

     EVERGREEN — The score may have been largely in favor of Conifer, but the respect was equal among the Lobos and Clear Creek after Conifer defeated the Diggers 17-1.

     With just miles separating the two schools, many of the athletes for both squads grew up playing lacrosse together. A sport that is naturally violent showed a soft spot as the two teams lifted one another up throughout the game.