THORNTON | Through video study and talking with her coaches, Christie Yee knew her floor exercise could be better the second time around at the Class 5A state gymnastics meet. The Cherokee Trail student — who competes for the Overland co-op gymnastics team — cleaned things up for her performance in the event in Saturday’s individual event finals at Thornton High School and came home with a state championship.
THORNTON | The Overland co-op gymnastics team came into Thursday’s Class 5A state meet undefeated and posted its best score of the season in the competition at Thornton High School. It wasn’t quite enough for the Trailblazers, who exceeded coach Lisa Sparrow’s expectations, but a fully healthy Pomona team had a little too much individual firepower in winning its second straight state title.
AURORA | The Overland gymnastics team earned a chance to continue its long streak of success at the Class 5A state meet by winning Saturday’s Region 1 meet.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE | Full replay of the A-Town Game of the Week prep football contest — Overland vs. Smoky Hill — played on Oct. 21, 2016, at Stutler Bowl. The Trailblazers posted a 42-24 win over the Buffaloes to claim the Wagon Wheel traveling trophy. Replay brought to you courtesy of the Aurora Sentinel and StreamItSports.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE | Wagon wheels used to roll over the Overland and Smoky Hill trails long ago in Aurora. The Overland football team’s path to claiming the replica Wagon Wheel — the traveling trophy in the longstanding rivalry — also stayed exclusively on the ground Thursday night in the A-Town Game of the Week.
AURORA | Team scores and individual event results from the 2016 Centennial/Continental League Championship meet held on Oct. 19, 2016, at Overland High School.
The eighth A-Town Game of the Week — presented by the Aurora Sentinel and StreamItSports — is the 35th all-time meeting on the football field of longtime rivals Overland and Smoky Hill, slated for 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Stutler Bowl.
Click below to watch the A-Town Game of the Week for Week 8 of the 2016 prep football season between Overland (1-6) vs. Smoky Hill (0-6) — who will play for custody of the Wagon Wheel traveling trophy — scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Stutler Bowl. The game is live streamed to you free of charge by The Aurora Sentinel and StreamItSports.
AURORA | Full replay of the A-Town Game of the Week prep football contest — Arapahoe vs. Overland — played on Oct. 6, 2016, at Stutler Bowl in Greenwood Village, presented by the Aurora Sentinel and StreamItSports. Arapahoe topped Overland 35-14 in the Mount Massive League opener for both teams.