AURORA | The Rangeview football team opened the 2017 season slow, but ended it on the fast track. The Raiders knocked off Castle View 31-21 Thursday night at Aurora Public Schools Stadium for their second straight victory, which brought them to the finish of first-year coach Brandon Alconcel’s inaugural season at 3-7 overall.
AURORA | The 2017 Rangeview football team at a glance.
Local basketball players have another chance to honor the memory of former Rangeview boys basketball star Curtis Cotton at the sixth annual Curtis Cotton Memorial 3v3 Hoops Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26, at Rangeview High School.
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.”