AURORA | Another fantastic year of prep sports took place around Aurora in 2017, which was highlighted by a sweep of the Class 5A boys team and individual state golf championships. Here are some of the finest moments from the second half of a year that saw a combined 18 state championships plus 28 runner-up finishes for Aurora prep teams and individuals.
With two sets of grandparents, aunts, uncles and his parents there to watch, pressure mounted on Eaglecrest’s Davis Bryant Tuesday in the final round of the Class 5A boys state golf tournament. With all eyes on him and the final group at CommonGround Golf Course, Bryant — as cool a customer as you’ll find on a golf course — never blinked on the final stretch of holes that earned him a long sought-after state title.
AURORA | Nobody was more excited than Aurora golfers when it was revealed the Class 5A boys state golf tournament would be played at CommonGround G.C. A readily accessible public course set up to shoot low had players from city programs looking forward all season. Together with unfavorable weather conditions — at least for the […]
AURORA | Final team scores and individual results from the 2017 Class 5A boys state golf tournament contested Oct. 2-3, 2017, at CommonGround Golf Course.
AURORA | Tee times and pairings for the final round of the 2017 Class 5A boys state golf tournament Oct. 3 at CommonGround G.C.
AURORA | Results from Monday’s first round of the 2017 Class 5A boys state golf tournament at CommonGround G.C.
AURORA | On a chilly day totally unlike any other during the fall boys golf season, Aurora players fared remarkably well Monday in the opening round of the Class 5A state tournament at CommonGround G.C.
AURORA | Tee times and pairings for the first round of the 2017 Class 5A boys state golf tournament Oct. 2-3 at CommonGround G.C.
A few months ago, playing golf was the farthest thing from Sha Jefferson’s mind. In May, the Vista PEAK junior suffered a number of severe injuries in a dirt bike accident that left his golf season in doubt. Jefferson just missed ripping open his carotid artery on a tree branch and escaped the crash with a broken rib, fractured collarbone and left hand broke in two places. Mostly healed up, Jefferson’s golf game has never been better and he’s set to play in the Class 4A boys state golf tournament Oct. 2-3.
Aurora’s contingent in the Class 5A and 4A boys state golf tournaments is low in quantity, but high in quality. City teams spread out between five different regional tournaments Monday and earned a combined eight spots in the 5A state tournament (Oct. 2-3 at CommonGround G.C.) and 4A state tournament (Oct. 2-3 at Raccoon Creek G.C.).