AURORA | Former Cherokee Trail basketball standout Jaizec Lottie finally found his future basketball home. The Cougars’ point guard ended a lengthy recruiting process Wednesday when he made public his verbal commitment to the University of Arkansas-Little Rock via various social media outlets.
LITTLETON | Before they disperse in July to improve their individual fortunes, Overland boys basketball players work on team in June. That process has gone very well so far, as coach Danny Fisher’s Trailblazers finished off a 6-0 run through the annual C3 Challenge Thursday at Arapahoe High School with a 63-59 win over Chaparral. It was the second straight summer tournament victory in a row for Overland, which came into the three-day C3 Challenge after winning the Metro State tournament.
CENTENNIAL | The C3 Challenge boys basketball tournament — a popular summer offering for Aurora teams in recent years — is set to run June 13-15 with six city teams in the field. Cherokee Trail, Grandview, Overland, Regis Jesuit, Smoky Hill and Vista PEAK represent Aurora among a group of 24 teams from a variety of power conferences
CENTENNIAL | Jarris Krapcha is the man who will follow a tough act with the Eaglecrest boys basketball team and he knows it.
Another fantastic boys basketball season and another state championship for Aurora. It’s become a trend lately. While the 2016-17 season wasn’t quite as dominant as the previous one, city programs were in the thick of things all season and the Class 5A state championship trophy came back again with Eaglecrest hoisting it this time. Aurora’s top talent appears on the Aurora Sentinel’s All-Aurora Boys Basketball Team, which is selected by the Sentinel in conjunction with input of city coaches.
AURORA | Selections from Cherokee Trail, Eaglecrest, Grandview, Overland and Smoky Hill and others (Arapahoe, Cherry Creek and Mullen) on the All-Centinental League boys basketball teams for the 2016-17 season.
AURORA | Selections from Regis Jesuit and others (Castle View, Chaparral, Douglas County, Heritage, Highlands Ranch, Legend, Mountain Vista, Ponderosa, Rock Canyon and ThunderRidge) on the All-Continental League boys basketball teams for the 2016-17 season.
AURORA | Selections from Aurora Central, Gateway, Hinkley, Rangeview and others (Adams City, Brighton, Prairie View, Thornton and Westminster) on the All-East Metro Athletic Conference boys basketball teams for the 2016-17 season.
DENVER | More than once in its nearly two decade history, The Show boys all-star game has united several of Aurora’s top prep basketball players on one side.