Today's Sports

  • Golddiggers focused on filling...

    Matthew Van Deventer — For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — It’s safe to assume the 2015-16 season might be spent in rebuilding mode for the Clear Creek’s girls basketball team

  • Clear Creek focused on team game

    By Matthew Van Deventer — For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — After a disappointing 2-18 record during the 2014-15 season, Clear Creek’s boys basketball team hopes to turn things around by following the lead of new head coach Jon Onago. 

  • Evergreen stakes claim to soccer...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    COMMERCE CITY — Members of Evergreen’s 2015 boys soccer team have no direct recollection of the last time the program won a state championship for an obvious reason: They weren’t even a gleam in their parents’ eyes in 1989.

  • Evergreen soccer one step away...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — With most of the pieces back from Evergreen’s 2014 boys soccer team, this year’s run to the Class 4A semifinals was not unanticipated.

    The return of Brock Anderson solidified it.

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    Locals compete at state

    Evergreen placed sixth in the Class 4A state gymnastics team standings Nov. 6 at Thornton High School. Grace Kishimoto had the best finish in the individual all-around, taking 13th. Teammate Alexa Endsley placed 17th and Sadie Rhoades-Barnes took 21st. Margaret Streett and Mira Zizic closed out the all-around placers for the Cougars, finishing 24th and 25th. On Nov. 7, Kishimoto placed 11th in the bars and Rhoades-Barnes placed eighth in the beam individual event finals.

  • Swenson in 7th heaven with top-...

    COLORADO SPRINGS — Evergreen junior Brandon Swenson made a leap up the ranks of the elite cross country runners in the state this season.

    Not only did Swenson move up from the Class 2A ranks where he ran for Clear Creek High School as a sophomore. He also made a significant jump on his finish at the state cross country meet held Oct. 31 at Norris-Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.

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    Clear Creek ends season

    The football season for the Golddiggers came to an end Oct. 30 with an 18-12 home loss to Lyons. Clear Creek finished the season with a 3-5 record, 1-5 in the Class 1A Metro League.

    League title on the line

  • Clear disappointment for...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    LITTLETON — Front Range Christian’s offense played a game of cat-and-mouse with Clear Creek safety Noah Sarria throughout the Class 1A Metro League football game Oct. 24.

    And on a crucial fourth-and-two play from the Falcons’ 48-yard line with just under four minutes left in the fourth quarter, Sarria went for the catnip and the cheese, and he got caught.

  • Evergreen hangs on against...

    By Craig Harper -- For the Courier

    EVERGREEN — The seventh annual Mountain Bowl worked out in the Cougars’ favor, even though it didn’t end exactly the way the Cougars wanted. Evergreen won 30-20 after the Lobos scored all of its 20 points in the final 8 minutes of the game.

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    Golddiggers end losing streak

    Clear Creek grabbed its first Class 1A Metro League victory on the football field while ending a three-game losing streak Oct. 16. The Golddiggers beat Estes Park 38-12. Sophomore quarterback Ty Judge was 10-for-24 passing for 249 yards and five touchdowns through the air. Sophomore Noah Sarria had five catches for 186 yards and three touchdowns, while senior Matt McNeil had five catches for 63 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Senior Tristen Allen led the way defensively for the Golddiggers with a sack and four solo tackles.