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Football: 2014 Vista PEAK preview capsule

VISTA PEAK Mascot: Bison Coach: Pat Rock, 3rd season Last year: 5-5 overall, 3-2 in 3A Metro East League (missed 3A state playoffs) Players to watch: Noah Butler, 6-foot-1, 175 pounds, QB/S, sr.; Isaiah Young, 6-3, 185, WR/S, sr.; Chris …

Football: Overland rolls to Zero Week victory over Smoky Hill to claim Wagon Wheel

Football: Overland rolls to Zero Week victory over Smoky Hill to claim Wagon Wheel

AURORA | Like the wagon trails of old, the Overland football team’s path to winning the Wagon Wheel was fraught with peril, wrong turns and a herd of Buffalo. The Trailblazers overcame their own mental errors and an inspired early …

Football: Ohimai, Hinkley push past game Aurora Central for Zero Week victory

Football: Ohimai, Hinkley push past game Aurora Central for Zero Week victory

AURORA | Robert O’Brien felt the shocking chill of a bucket of ice water dumped over his head Friday night, but it had nothing to do with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Two Hinkley football players snuck up on O’Brien …

Football: Four Aurora teams experience Zero Week

Football: Four Aurora teams experience Zero Week

AURORA | A new prep football season begins with everybody at 0-0. For Aurora Central coach Taylor Calvert, that’s a good thing, considering he has a brand new slate to start with after back-to-back 2-8 seasons. Buoyed by the offseason work …

Football: Associated Press football poll, Aug. 18

Here is The Associated Press preseason high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week’s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers, including Courtney Oakes of the …

Football: Smoky Hill fires football coach Justin Hoffman on eve of first practice

Football: Smoky Hill fires football coach Justin Hoffman on eve of first practice

AURORA | Twenty-four hours before the start of practices for the 2014 football season, Smoky Hill High School fired head coach Justin Hoffman. Athletic director Preston Davis said Monday that the decision was made to replace Hoffman after he came …

Football: Chase Vaughn misses Broncos soggy workout at Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Football: Chase Vaughn misses Broncos soggy workout at Sports Authority Field at Mile High

DENVER | Waves of Denver Broncos took the soggy field Wednesday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, but No. 49 wasn’t among them. Linebacker Chase Vaughn — a graduate of Aurora’s Smoky Hill High School — was one of …

Football: Hog Wars 2014 photo gallery, 7.9.14

Football: Hog Wars 2014 photo gallery, 7.9.14

AURORA | Images from the 10th annual Hog Wars strength and teamwork competition for Aurora prep football linemen held on July 9, 2014, at Rangeview High School. Host Rangeview won its first Hog Wars championship since 2010 and its seventh …

Football: Rangeview claims annual lineman crown at 2014 Hog Wars

Football: Rangeview claims annual lineman crown at 2014 Hog Wars

AURORA | Rangeview reclaimed the Hog Wars trophy on the 10th anniversary of the lineman competition. Six of the city’s 11 high school football programs were represented in the annual strength competition July 9 at Rangeview High School. Hog Wars started …

Football: Hog Wars celebrates 10th anniversary

Football: Hog Wars celebrates 10th anniversary

AURORA | Hog Wars turns 10 on July 9 and keeps going strong. The annual strength and teamwork competition contested among linemen — aka “Hogs” — from Aurora prep football programs is scheduled for 9 a.m. at Rangeview High School. Last …