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Football: Overland holds off Heritage for second win; Olys, Bison fall on road

GREENWOOD VILLAGE | Overland’s offense put up 50 points in its Zero Week victory, but the defense was responsible for the majority of the points in the Trailblazers’ 23-16 victory over Heritage Friday night at Stutler Bowl. Lineman CJ Woodall …

Football: Cherokee Trail routs ThunderRidge in opener

AURORA | Cherokee Trail and ThunderRidge, two of last season’s elite Class 5A football programs, met in Friday night’s season opener and the Cougars showed why they could be back in those ranks again this year. Behind a dominating ground game …

Football: Cherry Creek runs past Regis Jesuit in opening showdown

Football: Cherry Creek runs past Regis Jesuit in opening showdown

AURORA | Cherry Creek and Regis Jesuit could meet again on the football field in a few months come playoff time, but until that happens, the Raiders are left to think about what could have been after Friday night. In …

Football: Rangeview takes down turnover-prone Westminster to kick off season

Football: Rangeview takes down turnover-prone Westminster to kick off season

AURORA | A see-saw season opener between Rangeview and Westminster finally tipped in the Raiders’ favor in the second half Thursday night. In a game that featured five lead changes and one long fumble return for a touchdown by each …

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: Aurora Central-Hinkley photo gallery, 8.22.14

Football: Aurora Central-Hinkley photo gallery, 8.22.14

AURORA | Images from the Zero Week football game between Aurora Central and Hinkley played on Aug. 22, 2014, at Aurora Public Schools Stadium. Hinkley scored the first 14 points of the game and ended up with a 27-6 victory …

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 …