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Softball: Cherokee Trail tops Eaglecrest, further clouds Centennial League race

Softball: Cherokee Trail tops Eaglecrest, further clouds Centennial League race

AURORA | With only one senior on the field, a young Cherokee Trail softball team slightly dampened the celebration of an Eaglecrest team with several significant seniors. Sophomore right-handed pitcher Aubrey Pickett threw a complete game and junior Sydney Hinton’s …

Football: Quarterback Elijah Ross leading high-flying Eaglecrest into Centennial League season

Football: Quarterback Elijah Ross leading high-flying Eaglecrest into Centennial League season

The light bulb went on in a major way for Eaglecrest football coach Mike Schmitt this past offseason when it came to senior Elijah Ross. The Raptors’ coach knew he had a special brand of athlete and leader, the point …

Boys Golf: Aurora qualifiers eager to tee off at 5A state tournament

Boys Golf: Aurora qualifiers eager to tee off at 5A state tournament

Davis Bryant entered the 2014 season confident he could place in the top 20 at the Class 5A boys state golf tournament as a freshman. Judging by his third-place individual finish in the loaded Centennial League and his collected play …

Volleyball: 2014 key dates, information

2014 AURORA VOLLEYBALL KEY DATES, INFORMATION Key dates: Aug. 11 — Practice begins; Aug. 21 — Regular season begins; Aug. 29-30 — Regis Jesuit Jam at Gold Crown Fieldhouse; Sept. 12-13 — Eaglecrest Invitational; Oct. 25 — Regular season completed; …

Boys Golf: Regis Jesuit grinds way to 5A Central Regional title, Eaglecrest frosh makes state

Boys Golf: Regis Jesuit grinds way to 5A Central Regional title, Eaglecrest frosh makes state

DENVER | The club swingers may change from year to year, but the resilience of the Regis Jesuit boys golf team seems to always remain. The Raiders trailed upstart Columbine for much of the first half of the Class 5A …

Boys Golf: Regional tournaments open Monday

Boys Golf: Regional tournaments open Monday

AURORA | The make-or-break round of the season is here for Aurora boys prep golfers, who compete in Class 5A regional qualifying tournaments Monday and Tuesday seeking berths in the upcoming state tournament. Distributed by finish in league standings, the …

Football: Eaglecrest does it with defense this time in 12-6 win over Denver South

Football: Eaglecrest does it with defense this time in 12-6 win over Denver South

AURORA | When teams meet that combined to average 112.5 points, what happens? A defensive struggle, of course. A high-flying Eaglecrest offense that tallied 56 points in each of its first two contests and a Denver South unit that scored …

Boys Soccer: Smoky Hill refocused, seeks redemption after disappointing end to 2013 season

Boys Soccer: Smoky Hill refocused, seeks redemption after disappointing end to 2013 season

The lights went out at Stutler Bowl on a crisp fall day last November, yet it was a long time until the Smoky Hill boys soccer team emerged from the lockerroom. A team loaded with returning talent from a trip …

Eaglecrest Invitational again a strong early volleyball test

As usual, the 2014 Eaglecrest Invitational volleyball tournament is a doozy. One of the better collections of teams from a variety of classifications is set for Friday and Saturday at The Nest, with the host Raptors, defending Class 5A state …

Week past in Aurora prep sports, Sept. 4-Sept. 9

Week past in Aurora prep sports, Sept. 4-Sept. 9

Overland’s Josh Wright posted the eye-popping stat line of them all so far in the young 2014 football season on Sept. 4. The senior running back set a school record with six touchdowns — on rushes of 83, 79, 65, …