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Olympics: Franklin, USA teammates break out “Call Me Maybe”

Missy Franklin is big on being part of a team. The 17-year-old Regis Jesuit High School student had some fun with her fellow swimmers with Team USA prior to Friday’s opening of the Olympics in London, as they put together …

Prior to Olympics, Missy Franklin and coach thinking about victims

Shortly before the joy of competing in the Olympics, Missy Franklin was thinking about the pain back home. Franklin — the 17-year-old swimming phenom who attends Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora — and coach Todd Schmitz were in Vichy, …

Tournament to honor late Curtis Cotton Jr. of Rangeview

Tournament to honor late Curtis Cotton Jr. of Rangeview

AURORA | One of Rangeview High School’s most colorful basketball players will be remembered with a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Aug. 11. Former star guard Curtis Cotton Jr. — affectionately known to friends and family as “Chilli” — died at …

Aurora holes-in-one, July

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: July 1: Dan Sutton, Centre Hills G.C., No. 1, 105 yards, pitching wedge. Witnesses: …

Twenty-eight teams set for RJ Demps memorial tournament

Twenty-eight teams have signed up for the R.J. Demps Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Boys Division gym at Regis Jesuit High School. The tournament — which had a $100 entry fee per team — was set up to …

Piney Creek pulling for Piehl

Piney Creek pulling for Piehl

Caroline Piehl grew up swimming at the Piney Creek Pool before going on to star at nearby Smoky Hill High School in Aurora. Next she headed to Cal Berkeley — and helped the Bears win the 2012 NCAA championship as …

Missy Franklin watch parties set

The eyes of the country have been focused on Missy Franklin for awhile. Those in the Regis Jesuit High School community who can’t make it to Omaha, Neb., will have to keep their eyes glued to a television screen to …

Memorial hoops tournament for R.J. Demps set for July 7

Memorial hoops tournament for R.J. Demps set for July 7

Hundreds of people packed the Regis Jesuit Boys Division gym to remember the late R.J. Demps at a memorial service in December. Organizers of a memorial 3-on-3 tournament hope the same type of numbers fill same house on July 7 …

Are you ready for some rugby?

Are you ready for some rugby?

Some of the toughest lads around will be in Aurora for the 12th annual Rocky Mountain Rugby Challenge, which runs Saturday and Sunday at the Aurora Sports Park. If you haven’t come in the past, give it a try this …

Aurora holes-in-one, June

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: June 2: Leonard Taylor, Centre Hills G.C., No. 3, 152 yards, 9 iron. Witnesses: …