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Today's Sports

  • Kansas product turns heads at...

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — All Austin Bogina wants is a professional team to run for.
    Recognition hasn’t come easily for the Kansas native and a December 2016 graduate of Pittsburg (Kan.) State, whose best finish in the NCAA Division II cross country championships was 108th in 2015, his senior season.
    But Bogina is doing his best to gain attention during a summer stay in Colorado.

  • A close shave it wasn’t

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courant

    GEORGETOWN — Although it didn’t look like much, Ryan Herzog couldn’t wait to say farewell to his beard after winning his second Slacker Half Marathon on Saturday.

    A resident of Superior, the 37-year-old Herzog had sported varying degrees of facial growth for more than three years, a stretch when he went winless in road races.

  • Lights turned out on Oh My Gawd...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    For the final time, the lights went out at the Oh My Gawd Rodeo. Though the event finished its run, it has left many memories from competitors.

  • Diggers gain experience at...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    LAKEWOOD — The helmets were strapped up on Thursday morning as Clear Creek participated in the 7-on-7 tournament hosted by the Denver Broncos.

    The Diggers played in three games at All City Stadium, falling in all three.

  • REVEL Rockies marathon, half-...

     By Adam Sullivan

    Sports Editor

    Picture-perfect weather greeted participants of the fourth annual REVEL Rockies on Sunday morning. Half- and full-marathon runners raced downhill finishing at Bandemere Speedway.

  • Local boxers heading to Junior...

     By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    Clear Creek boxing club has two members heading to the Junior National Olympics in late June.

    Michael Burch and Jett Baker advanced out of the regional tournament against opponents from Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona to punch their spots in the national tournament scheduled for June 25 through July 2 in Charleston, W. Va.

  • OMG Rodeo kicks off in Dumont

    The Oh My Gawd Rodeo had Kiefer Arena rocking on Friday night in Dumont.

    The OMG rodeo consists of several events including bulls, broncos, ropers, racers and mutton busters.

    On June 16, the final OMG rodeo will take place, starting at 7:30 p.m.

    Adult tickets are $10, while kids between 10 and 17 are $5. Children under 10 are admitted free.

  • End of an era for Clear Creek...

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports  Editor

    Clear Creek ski coach Conradt Fredell has decided to retire after 34 seasons.

    Clear Creek athletic director David Schuessler announced the decision on May 23.

    Fredell was honored on Friday night at the Elks Lodge in Idaho Springs. 

  • Clear Creek Middle School wins...

    By Courant Staff

    For the first time in school history, the Dusters are Frontier league champions in baseball.

    The middle school squad capped off an incredible season with a 13-5 victory over Bennett on May 17 at Bennett Middle School.

    Clear Creek finishes its season with a 10-1 record, 7-1 in league competition.

  • 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.