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Courtney Oakes

Sports Editor for the Aurora Sentinel, grand stands


While Tory Humphrey isn’t likely to have any of his Eaglecrest High School baseball players selected over the three days of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, one of his former charges went very early Thursday. With the No. 8 overall pick in the first round, University of Evansville left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland […]

Congratulations to some local golfers who have recorded recent holes-in-one on Aurora golf courses. To report holes-in-one, have courses send faxes to 303-750-7699 or email sports@aurorasentinel.com: MAY May 28: Dick Dean, Saddle Rock G.C., No. 14, 158 yards, 8 iron. Witness: Rich Silver. May 27: Ryan Amsbury, Murphy Creek G.C., No. 8, 183 yards, 7 […]

Aurora Public Schools will bid adieu to one its fixtures of more than three decades with the retirement of district athletic director Tony Antolini. A retirement party is scheduled for 3:30-5:30 p.m. on May 3o and will honor the 35 years of service in the district by Antolini, who has served as an assistant principal […]

Not to be lost in the parade of state championships won in the last couple of weeks for Aurora prep teams is the Cherokee Trail boys volleyball team. Coached by Terry Miller, the team with a mix of players from several Aurora schools and others in the Cherry Creek School District finished off an unbeaten […]

Michaela Onyenwere burst onto the basketball scene as a high school freshman, but her international debut will have to come in the future. The supremely athletic 5-foot-11 forward from Grandview High School accomplished just about everything a young player could dream of in her first season of high school varsity basketball — setting the school […]

Five Aurora girls received the annual Paul McMullen Junior Golf Scholarship from the City of Aurora on Tuesday. Two players who just wrapped up their final rounds at the 2014 Colorado Class 5A girls state golf championship — Rangeview’s Julia Kim and Cherokee Trail’s Faith Hope — were among the handful of players honored with […]

With the Class 5A state championship still fresh in their minds, the Regis Jesuit boys lacrosse team puts the icing on the 2014 season with seven players and a coach deservedly selected for Thursday’s Class 5A Froehlicher-Toll All-State Game. The Raiders — who knocked off Cherry Creek 14-7 last Saturday at Sports Authority Field at […]

Any transaction involving the Denver Broncos generates a lot of interest in Colorado, but one that came out Monday held particular interest locally. Linebacker Chase Vaughn — a graduate of Aurora’s Smoky Hill High School — was among three players signed by the Broncos in moves that brought their roster to the maximum of 90 […]

Devundrick Walker oozes with pride for Gateway High School, but he can’t wait to pull on another school’s jersey. That school will be Colorado State-Pueblo, which is not only giving the Olys’ standout middle distance runner a chance to continue to compete, but also the chance to get a college degree, which wasn’t always a […]

Aubrey Mable put everything she had into her athletic career at Eaglecrest High School and she’s done the same in four years with the Bryant University softball team. The former Raptors star and one the best all-around athletes in school history graduated in 2010 and headed to Bryant — located in Smithfield, R.I. — where […]

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