Aurora Public Schools


John Youngquist will be taking over as principal of East High School in Denver after Friday’s shakeup that saw the principal and assistant principal resign over handling of a video that surfaced showing a cheerleader being forced into splits during training. Youngquist, who’s been at APS since 2013, was principal at East from 2007-2012 before serving a year as DPS’s director of principal talent managem


HIGHLANDS RANCH | Playing in an absolute downpour Saturday night at Shea Stadium, the Regis Jesuit and Highlands Ranch football teams considered just holding onto the slippery football a victory in the opening half. The Raiders finally found their traction in the second half, breaking a scoreless tie with 14 third-quarter points on their way to a 24-0 victory over the previously undefeated Falcons in front of fans in the stands armed with trash bags and umbrellas to keep dry.


AURORA | Overland took the latest round in the evolving local football rivalry with Rangeview thanks to a 42-20 victory Friday night at Aurora Public Schools Stadium. The Trailblazers scored on their first offensive play from scrimmage on a 56-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Luis Ruiz to junior wide receiver Jermaine Davis, which started the ball rolling on the program’s highest offensive output since a Week 8 game last season.


AURORA | Houston Harper couldn’t believe he had the football in his hands and the end zone in front of him Thursday night. The burly Gateway senior defensive lineman had always wanted to score a touchdown in a game, but never had the opportunity. When it arrived, Harper took advantage, as he plucked the ball out […]