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Boys lacrosse championship games moved from Saturday afternoon to Friday night in upcoming spring

The logjam of championship events at the end of the spring prep sports season should be a little less crowded this upcoming spring. Per a post on CHSAANow.com, the Colorado High School Activities Association is shifting the Class 4A and …

PERRYBLOG: The Colorado Symphony Orchestra deserves a better home — in Aurora

PERRYBLOG: The Colorado Symphony Orchestra deserves a better home — in Aurora

Let’s build the CSO a new home right here. Right at City Center, where the new light-rail line will stop. We can show Colorado that Aurora has the class and classics and classes that Denver’s so anxious to snub

Smoky Hill grad Chase Vaughn begins training camp with Denver Broncos

Chase Vaughn is a long way from Smoky Hill High School. The former Aurora prep standout with the Buffaloes in the mid-2000s has worked his way all the way up to a shot with the hometown Denver Broncos, who began …

Big season lands Regis Jesuit 12th in country in CBS MaxPreps Cup rankings

The final numbers prove Regis Jesuit High School’s fantastic 2013-14 athletic season ranked right up among the best in country. According to the CBS MaxPreps Cup national rankings released on July 22 (and listed below), the Aurora high school — …

Regis Jesuit grad Bud Thomas, Mercer win ESPY for Best Upset

Months later, Bud Thomas and the seniors on the Mercer men’s basketball team got to celebrate their greatest triumph again. The Regis Jesuit High School grad and his teammates pulled off the shocker of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on …

Former foes Sparks, Zimmerman hold court together at Western Nebraska C.C.

Former foes Sparks, Zimmerman hold court together at Western Nebraska C.C.

Hannah Sparks has the talent to jump far, but she’d rather jump higher. The recent graduate of Aurora’s Cherokee Trail High School passed on a number of scholarship offers to compete in track — where she was a talented long …

Aurora holes-in-one, June & 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 720-324-4965 or email sports@aurorasentinel.com: MAY May 19: Dottie Biggs, Fitzsimons G.C., No. 9, 95 yards. Witnesses: Lala Bomholt, …

Protesting Pills?

Protesting Pills?

Christians from churches in Castle Rock and Elizabeth decided to protest “everything that Planned Parenthood stands for.”

PICTURE THIS: Hog Wars

PICTURE THIS: Hog Wars

It’s always hot but it’s always worth it! Congrats Rangeview for winning this year’s competition!!

R.J. Demps Memorial 3-on-3 hoops tournament shifted to October

R.J. Demps Memorial 3-on-3 hoops tournament shifted to October

The annual R.J. Demps Memorial 3-on-3 basketball tournament has moved to Oct. 4. The 3-year-old tournament commemorating the life of late Regis Jesuit High School boys basketball player R.J. Demps had been scheduled for July 5, but Will Cobb — …