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Today's Sports

  • Golddiggers seeking better...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    DENVER — Clear Creek baseball coach Shane Ball has been forced to display the patience of Job for the second straight season.

    “I told one of my assistants that I’m this close to snapping,” Ball said after the Golddiggers suffered a pair of lopsided losses to two of the Class 3A Frontier League’s better teams April 23 at Sheridan High School.

  • Quick Hits

    LAX still looking for first win

    Clear Creek’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’ leading scorer this season with 13 goals.

  • Multi-sport athlete signs with...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — 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.

  • Golddiggers allow season-high...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    SHERIDAN — As is often the case with young teams, you take the good with the not so good.

    It’s a lesson that was underscored to Clear Creek girls soccer coach Dan Winkler in a 6-3 loss to Sheridan on April 8.

  • Cougars’ scoring touch MIA...

    By Craig Harper — For the Courant

    ARVADA —Evergreen’s girls soccer team had high expectations after a 16-2 record and earning the No. 1 seed in last year’s Class 4A state tournament.

    However, a pair of 1-0 shutout losses to Air Academy and Standley Lake last week matched the loss total for the Cougars’ entire season last year.

  • Quick Hits

    Abrahamson set to sign

    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.

    Snow wreaks havoc

  • By the Numbers - 2015-16 winter...

    EVERGREEN — Here is a gaze back at the 2015-16 prep sports winter season for Clear Creek High School, with some key numbers to help tell the story.

    37

    The win total for Clear Creek’s girls basketball team over the past two seasons.

  • Blinking not recommended

    The spring sports season is in full swing.

    However, if you blink you may very well miss it. I encourage high school sports fans to check out the spring sports over the next two months before it’s all over in a hurry.

  • Soccer team looking to make...

    By Matthew Van Deventer — For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — This 2016 girls soccer season will be about more than just winning for the Clear Creek Golddiggers.

    The squad wants to build a team the school and community can really get behind and be proud of.

    Clear Creek sophomore Samantha O’Brien is on track to be the leading scorer again. She scored 21 goals as a freshman. Clear Creek finished the season with 31 goals last season.

  • Clear Creek lacrosse young but...

    By Matthew Van Deventer — For the Courant

    EVERGREEN — The 2016 season will be a test for Clear Creek’s young boys lacrosse team.

    If they can prove themselves with nearly the whole team being underclassmen and a new head coach, the Golddiggers may prove to have a solid couple of years.