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ThunderRidge students want an 'oasis' for mental health  Highlands Ranch Herald

Last year, Mia Hayden lost a close friend to suicide. Melanie Zhou's mother was battling cancer. Then her school principal died of cancer. These life-changing ...



'It's really cool to see where this program has gone'  Highlands Ranch Herald

On Tuesday afternoons in the cafeteria of ThunderRidge High School, the co-ed varsity cheer team wears red shirts with a pair of initials on one sleeve.



Highlands Ranch cheer team wins state championship months after losing parent, teammate and principal  PHL17 Philadelphia

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – For the first time in school history, ThunderRidge High School took home the state title in cheerleading. “Oh my gosh, so proud!



'Purple out' for football mom with leukemia  The Denver Channel

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — In the middle of a high school football game between ThunderRidge and Fairview, the dominant color in the stands was not one ...



Rapids sign ThunderRidge junior Sebastian Anderson  9News.com KUSA

Anderson is the youngest player to sign with the Colorado Rapids club in history and also the youngest professional athlete in Colorado.



ThunderRidge principal loses battle with cancer  Highlands Ranch Herald

The community is mourning the loss of ThunderRidge High School principal Chris Tabeling, who died from cancer at the age of 46 the morning of March 4.



ThunderRidge High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?  Highlands Ranch Herald

Connections with people mean everything, no matter who they are. — Rachel Davis, ThunderRidge High School Hard work really does pay off. If you keep ...



Students honored for strength, perseverance  Highlands Ranch Herald

The Administrators' Scholarship Program at Douglas County School District honors students who have overcome personal challenges and excelled in school.



Prep football rundown: Notable playoff performances in Class 5A second round, Class 4A first round  The Denver Post

The 2018 CHSAA football state playoffs continued on Friday night across the state. Here are notable individual and team showings in Class 5A's second round ...



ThunderRidge High School makes wish come true for 10-year-old who battled Leukemia  9NEWS.com

A wish came true Friday morning in Highlands Ranch, and that's not even counting the surprises that awaited in the packed gym. Quade Marks is a 10-year-old ...



DougCo students win $10,000 grant to improve district's mental health resources  9News.com KUSA

Part of the grant will be spent on sustaining the organization, including establishing an LLC and a website to help spread the students' message. The rest will be ...



Mill levy override puts focus on DCSD teachers  Highlands Ranch Herald

Tim Ottmann, principal of Ponderosa High School in Parker, recalls why a volleyball coach of 16 years who led the team to several state championships left the ...



U.S. Rep. Coffman nominates students to service academies  Highlands Ranch Herald

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, nominated 48 high school students from the 6th Congressional District for an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, ...



27 Douglas County students named National Merit semifinalists  Highlands Ranch Herald

Twenty-seven Douglas County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, more than doubling the district's 12 ...



ThunderRidge junior signs contract with Rapids  Wheat Ridge Transcript

Sebastian Anderson is 16 years old and missing out on some of the fun activities that other high school students are doing since he opted to join the adult world.



Highlands Ranch teen standing up to bullies in her school through silent protests  The Denver Channel

Thunder Ridge Student Sabrina Inman says bullying is a constant problem at her school that she felt the need to stand up and fight back.



Douglas County schools raise big money for Make-A-Wish  Highlands Ranch Herald

Once a year, students in Douglas County spend a week raising money for kids with life-threatening medical conditions. The school district never disappoints ...



Arrest made in threat against high school  Fox 31 KDVR.com

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- A ThunderRidge High School student was arrested Tuesday in relation to a threat made against the school, according to the ...



Shear excitement coming at 'Sheep to Shawl' event  Littleton Independent

Baaaaa! Lambs will call out while mom gets a trim at Littleton Museum on May 18 in the annual “Sheep to Shawl” event that looks at wool: shearing, weaving, ...



Parkour creates caring community  Highlands Ranch Herald

Ken Arrington, founder of parkour gym Path Movement, knows that parkour — in which athletes often scale walls, make 9-foot leaps and traverse rails 10 feet off ...



ThunderRidge outlasts George Washington in back-and-forth thriller, avenging last season’s semifinal loss  The Denver Post

In a rematch of last season's Class 5A Final Four, ThunderRidge weathered multiple momentum swings to outlast George Washington in a defensive battle that ...



My Name Is ... Stephanie Mills  Highlands Ranch Herald

About me My dad was a naval officer in the military and we traveled. I say I'm from Virginia because we ended up there when I was in high school and I went to ...



Colorado teacher who skipped walkouts shares his perspective  The Denver Channel

While tens of thousands of Colorado teachers walked out to demand more school funding, Douglas County teacher Mark Carnes said he showed his strength for ...



Former ThunderRidge standout Sam Jones readies for NFL Combine  9NEWS.com

CENTENNIAL – To meet Sam Jones is to like him. The latest NFL prospect from the Denver-area, Jones has quarterback good looks but offensive guard ...



South Suburban could gain partner for ice rink  Highlands Ranch Herald

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is contemplating whether it wants to pay $10 million to South Suburban Parks and Recreation for an ice rink in its new facility ...



The Congressman: Joe Neguse | Alumni Association  CU Boulder Today

Former CU Boulder student body president Joe Neguse made a name for himself in Colorado. Now he's doing it in Washington, D.C..



ThunderRidge basketball, with an opportunity to expand program’s legacy, continues to fine-tune high-powered motion offense  The Denver Post

The No. 1 Grizzlies have been to six state title games and won two, and ThunderRidge's seven-man senior class is hungry to add another trophy to the main ...



Pugh, Horan in good company with honor  Wheat Ridge Transcript

Local products Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, members of the U.S. women's soccer team, joined an impressive assembly of people on April 3 when they ...



How one student’s art and experience shed light on a shadowy subject  The Denver Post

HIGHLANDS RANCH — The artist stands surveying her work, which lies not in a viewer's accustomed sight line but, just as she intended, in a sad heap on the ...



Offensive lineman Sam Jones promoted to Broncos’ active roster  Longmont Times-Call

ENGLEWOOD — Thursday night will mark a major milestone in the life of Broncos rookie offensive lineman Sam Jones. Jones, a Colorado native who played at ...



Rockies prospect guide: Analysis on Colorado’s top up-and-coming players heading into spring training  The Denver Post

If the Rockies' quiet offseason is an indication of anything, it's general manager Jeff Bridich's confidence in the club's top farm talent to contribute as big leaguers ...



New name, new turf for local stadiums  Highlands Ranch Herald

There will be a different name this fall adorning the high school sports stadium in Parker. Meanwhile, the installation of new playing surfaces at ThunderRidge ...



Three-star shooting guard from Colorado commits to SJSU  247Sports

The seventh member of Jean Prioleau's 2018 recruiting class for San Jose State men's basketball will be a three-star shooting guard from Colorado who can ...



Banquet shows bond between students, teachers  Highlands Ranch Herald

Austin Harris, a senior at Mountain Vista High School, stood on stage next to his beloved teacher, Mary DeBolt. A presenter read aloud a speech that Harris ...



Broncos camp notes: Bring on the Bears, Sam Jones hurt, Paxton reaction  9News.com KUSA

The Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears will have joint practices Wednesday and Thursday morning.



'It was as good as gone': GoPro filled with memories of late father returned to teen  9NEWS.com

A diver returns a GoPro filled with memories to an unsuspecting teen who gave up hope of finding the device.



Sam Jones runs into Elway at Shanahan's on Wednesday, drafted by Elway on Saturday  9News.com KUSA

ENGLEWOOD – It's the night before the NFL Draft and Sam Jones is trying to relax with dinner at Shanahan's. A standout at ThunderRidge High School in ...



10 Colorado High Schools honored by Newsweek in America's Top 500 High Schools for 2016 list  7NEWS Denver

DENVER -- Ten high schools in Colorado have made Newsweek's list of America's Top 500 High Schools for 2016. Newsweek said it assessed the schools ...



Friends, family mourn sudden death of Lakewood High School senior  FOX31 Denver

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Friends and family of a Lakewood basketball star are mourning her sudden and unexpected death. Mackenzie Forrest, 17, died in a ...



Five things to know about Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project  Castle Rock Newspress

To meet the Front Range's growing water demand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined Chatfield Reservoir can accommodate an additional 20600 ...



Here Are The Top High Schools In Colorado: 2018 US News Report  Patch.com

Here Are The Top High Schools In Colorado - Boulder, CO - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how CO ...



'You don't know all the people you have touched'  Castle Rock Newspress

Becca Tuska was 16 years old when doctors left a surgical tool in her body during surgery for a sports injury. The former dancer spent the next year fighting ...



Vance Joseph on if he's fighting for his job: 'Absolutely, that's every coach'  9News.com KUSA

ENGLEWOOD – Vance Joseph knows what's up. He doesn't pay attention to the noise but if he's breathing he can't avoid it. It's in the air. He's also been part of ...



Tay Anderson on Never Again-Colorado Town Hall, Student Organizers, Adult Critics  Westword

Adults say the damnedest things. After we published an article on April 3 detailing how the youth organization Never Again - Colorado will hold a town hall on ...



Q & A with Tim Jenkins: Explaining the process of getting noticed by college recruiters  Colorado Springs Gazette

There's no question we have a ton of football talent in the Pikes Peak region. But how do these athletes get noticed by college recruiters?



PHOTO GALLERY: Mountain Vista @ ThunderRidge unified basketball  USA TODAY High School Sports

HIGHLANDS RANCH – These are photos from the Mountain Vista vs. ThunderRidge unified basketball game on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at ThunderRidge High ...



RX Sports Recovery in Highlands Ranch a pro at soothing athletes’ pain  The Denver Post

HIGHLANDS RANCH — Natural rest has long been deemed the key to sports recovery. If a body part hurts, don't use it. Give those minor aches and pains time ...



Beefed-up Sam Jones believes he can help stabilize Denver Broncos’ offensive line  Boulder Daily Camera

The revolving door that was the Broncos' offensive line last season, when the team was constantly shuffling starters, was a likely impetus for the team's selection ...



Bishop Feehan (Mass.) leads three new teams into Super 25 girls basketball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Bishop Feehan (Attleboro, Mass.) cracked the Super 25 girls basketball rankings at No. 23 by handing then-No. 21 Braintree its first loss after 63 consecutive ...



Paula Krueger Named NSU Women's Basketball Coach  KSFY

Aberdeen, S.D. – Following the retirement of head women's basketball coach Curt Fredrickson, Northern State Director of Athletics Josh Moon has announced ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Super 25 Preseason Regional Girls Basketball Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Along with national rankings, USA TODAY High School Sports' Jim Halley will have Super 25 regional rankings for girls basketball this season. The rankings will ...



Family tree rooted in sport  Denver Post

Editor's note: In the Colorado Classics series, The Denver Post takes a weekly look at individuals who made their mark on the Colorado sports landscape and ...



Arizona football recruiting SitRep: First Polynesian Showcase a success  Arizona Desert Swarm

This week has been a busy one for the Arizona Wildcats. The staff hosted two camps and numerous visitors over the weekend after being out on the road earlier ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Super 25 Preseason Girls Basketball Rankings: No. 11-25  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY Sports is releasing its preseason Super 25 girls basketball rankings in two parts. Tuesday's teams are No. 11 through No. 25, and Wednesday we ...



YES! Colorado’s national championship hockey team honored  Denver Post

Coach Angelo Ricci and his 16-and-under Colorado Thunderbirds hockey team would have preferred to win last month's USA Hockey Tier 1 national title with ...



Denver and Aurora schools showed modest gains on state tests. But gaps still remain.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two large Colorado school districts with substantial numbers of students living in poverty — Denver Public Schools and Aurora Public Schools — showed ...



Denver Broncos set to unleash the Orange Rush  Mile High Report

The pairing of Bradley Chubb and Von Miller, on top of Shaquil Barrett and Shane Ray, should terrify opposing QBs. You can celebrate the Orange Rush with ...



Find your Colorado PARCC 2017 results  Chalkbeat Colorado

In this searchable database, you can find your Colorado PARCC scores for the 2017 tests. These results are from PARCC testing in Colorado. The scores from ...



CU graduate Derek Tolan looks back at the U.S. Open  Denver Post

If Derek Tolan looks closely, he might find remnants of his childhood on the walls along the staircase in his family's Highlands Ranch home. Some of those ...



America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...



Undrafted Free Agents 2015: Eagles agree to terms with 16 players  Bleeding Green Nation

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with a total of 15 undrafted free agents following the 2015 NFL Draft. Bleeding Green Nation has already been ...



Women's Soccer Adds Five Players For 2007 :: Bulldogs add two defenders, a goalkeeper, midfielder and forward  CSTV.com

April 5, 2007. SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University women's head coach Shannon Stiles has announced the addition of five new players for the 2007 season.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.



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