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We give you the Vail Valley’s high school games of the year in 2017-18

May 24, 2018 — These moments are why we watch. Come on, high school parents. You know about what I am talking about. You travel to nether regions of this great state to watch all of your kids' games, and a lot of them are not exactly masterpieces. And

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Vall Valley preps, the year in review: The moments that mattered

May 23, 2018 — This is not the best of … That comes later. There are just moments that stick with me as a high school season with its seasons and ebbs and flows. The crack Audrey Teague scores twice in playoff game against Sand Creek. The Huskies won

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Column: What’s in a warmup?

May 23, 2018 — The extremes to which people warm up for exercise can be astonishing. On one end of the spectrum, a person might perform a couple of lazy arm swings and jump up and down bit before lifting the heaviest weight he can find. Paradoxically, there are

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Middaugh tops podium at Xterra off-road triathlon event in Oak Mountain, Alabama

May 23, 2018 — Eagle-Vail resident Josiah Middaugh earned his first win of the off-road triathlon season Saturday, May 19, at Xterra Oak Mountain in Alabama. The win was Middaugh's fifth in six years in Alabama and earned him 100 points in the Xterra Pan Am Pro series, a

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Battle Mountain High School Huskies’ Teague wins 4A Slope Player of the Year

May 22, 2018 — There are four seniors in the 4A Western Slope soccer league who have Division I commitments to play next year. Yet the league's Player of the Year is a junior. Battle Mountain's Audrey Teague took that honor, which was announced during the Huskies postseason banquet

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Battle Mountain High School Huskies’ Sforzo headlines lacrosse awards

May 22, 2018 — Just file this under the category of, "No, kidding, Sherlock." Battle Mountain's Jeremy Sforzo is really good at lacrosse. The Huskies' senior brought home Western Conference Player of the Year honors among the multitude of his postseason awards, including all-conference and second-team all-state. No. 22

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2018-19 US moguls team named with 7 of 17 skiers from Ski & Snowboard Club Vail

May 21, 2018 — VAIL — The U.S. Ski Team announced its 2018-19 mogul team nominees on Monday, May 21, and seven of the 17 skiers are Ski & Snowboard Club Vail alumni. Vail native Tess Johnson will enjoy her first year as a member of the squad's A

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In fight with rare cancer CIC-DUX4, Campbell Sullivan just wants to ski

May 21, 2018 — VAIL — With Ski & Snowboard Club Vail alumni regularly making headlines on the World Cup circuit, you may think the program's main goal is to churn out professional athletes. But that's just a byproduct of its true focus — instilling character, courage and commitment

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All together now: Saints beat Soroco for 4-by-4 crown

May 19, 2018 — LAKEWOOD — Vail Christian track and field has introduced a new event to the state meet — the hug-a-thon. After the Saints girls' 1,600-meter relay won state on Saturday, May 19, at Jeffco Stadium, the scene was one of bedlam, happy bedlam. "Omigosh, all four

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Eagle Valley’s Blair takes gold in state 1,600

May 19, 2018 — LAKEWOOD — Eagle Valley's Joslin Blair is the queen of the mile. Bring her all the ice cream in the land. Blair capped a superb state meet in the ultimate fashion on Saturday, May 19, at Lakewood's Jeffco Stadium, winning the Class 4A 1,600 meters

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Vail Christian strikes bronze

May 18, 2018 — LAKEWOOD — Welcome to the nightmare scenario at state track — the false start. If you leave the blocks early, you, or, in the case of a relay, your team is disqualified, which makes for a rather short state-meet experience. The Vail Christian's 800-meter girls

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Eagle Valley’s Blair hits the podium in both the 3,200 and 800

May 18, 2018 — LAKEWOOD — Not a bad day's work for a sophomore. Eagle Valley's Joslin Blair's been an up-and-coming runner in Colorado circles for almost two years. On Friday, May 18, during Day 2 of the state meet, Blair arrived. The sophomore took bronze in the open

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More from state: Huskies, Devils and Saints advance

May 17, 2018 — LAKEWOOD — There is another 3,200 team at Battle Mountain. The guys are pretty good, Team Nick finished ninth at the 4A state meet on Thursday, May 17, at Lakewood's Jeffco Stadium. Nick Williams, Nick Apps, Nico Piliero and James Moran clocked a time of

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It’s back-to-back state titles for Battle Mountain’s girls 3,200 relay team

May 17, 2018 — LAKEWOOD — Sometimes, it's almost too fast, which is a really strange thing to say at a state track meet. "When they're up at the line, there's nothing you can do," Battle Mountain coach Rob Parish said. "You've put your heart and soul into and

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Vail Christian track teams up for state meet

May 16, 2018 — EDWARDS — The Fab Five is no longer in Ann Arbor, Michigan. These five are based out of Vail Christian. So Chris Weber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson can make way for Saints track and field's Kendelle Smith, Mariana Engleby, Catherine

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Orange parade continues at the Colorado Academy

May 15, 2018 — So you say it's CA? Yes, the Vail Mountain School girls soccer is at Colorado Academy for the 3A state quarterfinals on Wednesday, May 16, for a 4:30 p.m. kickoff. As a geezer, I get nostalgic. Yes, orange in the postseason was born in 1988,

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Eagle Valley Devils, Battle Mountain Huskies eye titles at state track meet

May 15, 2018 — Were the 4A state track meet, which starts on Thursday, May 17, at Jeffco Stadium to be a boxing card, it would do boffo pay-per-view business. That's because for Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley, the three days at Jeffco Stadium make up a whopper of

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How legalized sports betting in Colorado could become a reality by 2019

May 15, 2018 — Imagine walking into Mile High on a fall Sunday shortly after placing a legal bet just outside the stadium on the outcome of a Denver Broncos game. It's a realistic possibility in the not-too-distant future. The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law

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Make it Count: 3 great cleanses to get you ready for summer (column)

May 14, 2018 — Two weeks ago I discussed the virtues of dietary cleanses. Elimination diets cause rapid weight loss, give your digestive system — and other bodily functions — a time to rest, and most importantly, engage healthy behaviors that promote long-term benefits. Even though cleanses aren't sustainable,

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Devils, Huskies track make last bids for state tourney

May 12, 2018 — Welcome to the fog of war. It's a little overdramatic for track and field, but it's where Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley are during the final weekend of regular season meets. The Devils were at the aptly named Rangeview Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday, May

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