The new athletic year in Aurora Public Schools comes with mostly minor changes, according to district athletic director Mike Krueger. For 2017-18, Krueger is most excited about the advent of online athletic registration in the district, an innovation that’s expected to save time and paperwork as it has in other districts that have had it previously.
AURORA | The city’s “Hogs” — aka prep offensive and defensive linemen – get their chance to shine July 12 at the annual Hog Wars strength and teamwork competition held by Rangeview High School. Under the direction of new Raiders head coach Brandon Alconcel, Hog Wars returns for a 13th season.
AURORA | With time running out quickly before the 2017 prep football season, Brandon Alconcel became the answer to Rangeview’s Hail Mary. Just a few weeks ago, former head coach Justin Hoffman had to resign to make a necessary move to South Carolina at the end of the school year, so the Raiders found themselves […]
AURORA | Justin Hoffman’s lengthy football coaching history in Aurora has come to an end, at least for now. For the first time in 20 years, Hoffman — an Aurora Central graduate who has coached at Gateway, Smoky Hill and Rangeview — won’t be on an Aurora sideline in some capacity come the 2017 season as he and his family will move to South Carolina at the end of the school year. Hoffman told the Sentinel he resigned from the Rangeview job he held for the past two seasons just prior to spring break.
“I am an immigrant, I came here in 2012 from Ghana, I am an African-American woman. For me, it was like constantly being attacked by someone who was suppose to represent our country and, to a certain extent, you feel kind of weak. But on trips like these, you realize there are people who have fought for you to be here and you’re not just going to let one person take that from you.”
Rangeview’s ZIP Code, 80013, tops the list for distracted teen driving accidents in the metro area, according to JJ’s LIGHT, a student-led nonprofit organization that aims to combat distracted driving and raise money for family members of those affected by it
FRUITA MONUMENT | Final results for the 2016 Major Mortgage Wildcat Classic girls basketball tournament played Dec. 8-10 at Fruita Monument High School. Rangeview finished 1-2 and Vista PEAK went 0-3 in the eight-team tournament.
Lempert was one of dozens of students from across Aurora who helped assemble the “Empowering” booklet, a nearly 40-page handbook designed to help young people better understand relevant laws and how to properly interact with law enforcement
AURORA | Just two days after he signed his National Letter of Intent to play at the University of Denver, Rangeview senior guard Elijah Blake found out he will miss his senior season. Raiders coach Shawn Palmer confirmed that Blake — the 2015-16 co-EMAC Player of the Year who helped lead his team to the semifinals of last season’s Class 5A state basketball tournament — got the results on Friday from an MRI he had done on Nov. 10 that showed an injury he suffered in early October was a torn anterior cruciate ligament.