Cherry Creek School District

AURORA | Danny Fisher wanted the ball in Daijon Smith’s hands in the closing seconds of Wednesday night’s Centennial League boys basketball clash. The Overland coach didn’t like the initial set-up, however, so he used a time out to set up a play for his senior guard with 4.3 seconds remaining and the Trailblazers down two points to Grandview.

AURORA | Mike Schmitt didn’t quite get to have the quintessential storybook ending to his football coaching career at Eaglecrest High School, but it was good to the very last page. Just two days after leading the Raptors to the brink of a historic Class 5A state championship in a 56-49 loss to Pomona at Mile High Stadium, Schmitt informed his players on Tuesday morning that he was stepping down after eight years with the program.