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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 ...



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Broncos Select Colorado Native Sam Jones In 6th Round Of NFL Draft  CBS Denver

By Michael Spencer. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Broncos selected Colorado native Sam Jones, a guard from Arizona State University, in the sixth round ...



Teen wants to end bullying in her high school  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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Colo. teacher supports message, but not walkouts  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 ...



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 ...



High Schooler’s Retweet Challenge: 2,000 Retweets = 100% For Class On Final  CBS Local

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – A Highlands Ranch high school student got enough retweets to give everyone in his class a perfect score on the final.



ThunderRidge boys hoops outlasts Rock Canyon in overtime to reclaim outright Continental League title  The Denver Post

No. 1 ThunderRidge reclaimed the Continental League title on Friday night in Highlands Ranch, outlasting No. 3 Rock Canyon 78-71 in overtime at the Grizzly ...



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 ...



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 ...



ThunderRidge High School dismissed due to fumes  The Denver Channel

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. - ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch was evacuated and students have been dismissed for the day due to fumes in the ...



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 ...



Thousands of Front Range students walk out of classes to protest gun violence  The Denver Post

Holding balloons, ribbons and hand-painted signs, hundreds of students walked out of classes at Front Range schools on Wednesday morning to protest gun ...



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 ...



Offensive lineman SamJones promoted to Denver Broncos' active roster  Boulder Daily Camera

ENGLEWOOD — Thursday night will mark a major milestone in the life of Broncos rookie offensive lineman Sam Jones.



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 ...



Investigators Search For More Victims In Teacher Sex Exploitation Case  CBS Local

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4)– A former teacher in Highlands Ranch has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Investigators say ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Sensationalism and school shootings: The case of Sienna Johnson and Brooke Higgins  DU Clarion

FROM LATE DECEMBER 2016 INTO January of the New Year, Denver media was bombarded with a sensationalist story the likes of which has become all too ...



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.



Former ThunderRidge High Star QB Gets Chance In The NFL  CBS Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Football players who are good enough for the NFL will be found, just like a little known quarterback out of Fort Lewis ...



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 ...



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 ...



Douglas County schools raise big money for Make-A-Wish  Castle Rock Newspress

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



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 ...



2 Teens Arrested In Connection With Threatening Graffiti Left In Highlands Ranch  CBS Local

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Two teens have been arrested in connection with a graffiti case on a bike path in Highlands Ranch. (credit: CBS).



A new opportunity for students at Lone Tree site  Highlands Ranch Herald

Quinn Hunchar doesn't like being confined to a classroom. She prefers reading books and watching documentaries. “School is not my thing,” the 18-year-old ...



'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.



ThunderRidge grappler wins her weight class  Highlands Ranch Herald

ThunderRidge senior Kailee Godinez went 4-0 in her matches to take first place in the 143-pound weight class at the all-girls wrestling tournament Jan.



Fairview hosts ThunderRidge in a Class 5A conference battle that could be the volta for each team’s season  The Denver Post

An inside look at Fairview and ThunderRidge ahead of their Mount Cameron showdown on Friday at 7 p.m. at Recht Field in the Post Preps Game of the Week.



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 ...



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 ...



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?



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 ...



Thought Leader: Matt Owens’ company is making noise with quiet-tech innovations  Denver Business Journal

Matt Owens — president and co-founder of Denver's Extraction Oil & Gas Inc. — doesn't like to watch from the sidelines. His company is becoming known in ...



Highlands Ranch Teen Killed, 3 Others Hurt In Rollover Crash  KMGH Denver

A Thunderridge High School student was killed and three other Highlands Ranch teenagers were hurt when their vehicle rolled over at Highlands Ranch ...



EDUCATIONAL MIND FIELD: Aurora, state schools navigate mental health issues as subject becomes election buzzword  Sentinel Colorado

For teacher Karen Balutowski, the biggest challenges facing many of her first-grade students aren't in the classroom, but in the outside world. Balutowski teaches ...



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.



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 ...



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 ...



Evacuations Lifted As Firefighters Gain Control Of Fire Near Highlands Ranch  CBS Local

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – A grass fire that broke out in Douglas County early Friday afternoon forced some from their homes and closed a highway.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Congratulations!: Amada Ch^vez and Etienne Materre | Announcements | standard.net  Standard-Examiner

Amada Ch^vez and Etienne Materre plan to be married on January 14, 2017 in Malibu, CA.



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 ...



College basketball prep can be spelled AAU  The Denver Post

HIGHLANDS RANCH — Dave Matthews was laboring across the court inside a stuffy basketball gym in early July, weighed down by the massive tub of sweaty ...



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.



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 ...



Find your Colorado school's 2016 PARCC English and math results  Chalkbeat Colorado

The green bars represent the number of students who scored at or above the state's benchmark for college or career readiness.



Geocaching Colorado Trackable Race Tickets - Highlands Ranch Library  Westword

Get tickets for the upcoming Geocaching Colorado Trackable Race event at Highlands Ranch Library in Highlands Ranch.



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 ...



The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



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 ...



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 ...



Erie Softball Eyes A Twelfth  Colorado Sports Network

Erie has burst out to an unblemished 9-0 record in 2016, a mark that includes a trio of wins in the prestigious Erie Tournament of Champions.



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 ...



Top 100 Returning NXN Southwest Girls Teams  MileSplit

Check out the top returning Nike Cross Southwest Regional returning teams based on time here.



Nation's Top 500 Girls XC Returnees For 2017  milesplit.com

Check out the top 500 girls cross country returnees for the 2017 cross country season based on season best 5K times from this past season.



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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