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Officers happy to help

By Matt Meyer

Decked out in his full Denver Sheriff Department’s deputy uniform Sunday morning, Richard Gilstrap rotated among cheering, encouraging and laying down a tape measure for the softball throw at the 2014 Special Olympics Colorado Summer ...


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Family support vital to Special Olympians

By Eden Laase

Reannen Brunswick and her dad, Jim, are walking in circles around the track at Stocker Stadium. They’re warming up, a crucial part of any athlete’s routine. As Jim pushes her three-wheeler, 7-year-old Reannen pedals. Her hair, ...


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‘It’s really their time to shine’

By Matt Meyer

On the back of Chloe Wayt’s motorized scooter sits a large poster with words of encouragement, outlined with shiny ribbons. She zips around Stocker Stadium, a smile on her face, her hands on a keyboard that she uses to ...


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All about never giving up

By Rachel Sauer

The blessing and the curse of competition is its dual nature. When good things happen — the goal scored, the base crossed, the 3-pointer sunk — champions are made. So, Spencer Campbell raised his arms in jubilation after shooting ...


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Practice makes perfect for local Special Olympians

By Rachel Sauer

If Wednesday’s practice at Orchard Mesa Pool was any indication, Saturday’s races could have gone any of a number of ways. Oh, sure, where were serious moments Wednesday, when Strive Splash coach Lee Stigen encouraged swimmers ...


Timeout, May 28, 2014

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to 970-244-8578, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += ...


KidzPlex gymnasts place high

By Staff

Gymnastics KidzPlex fares well in all-around Four members of the KidzPlex gymnastics team had top-five finishes in the all-around competition at the Airborne Invitational in Longmont this past weekend. Jaedyn Daugherty placed third in the ...


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Cold water doesn’t slow down winners in HITS half triathlon

By Matt Meyer

If you’re going to draft behind someone while plowing through chilly water at Highline Lake State Park, it might as well be “Superman.” Christine Hammond, the eventual winner of the women’s HITS Endurance half ...


Cold water expected at Highline for HITS Triathlon series

By Tim Harty

If you’re competing in the HITS Triathlon Series this weekend, you better bring your wet suit. The forecast for Saturday and Sunday, the two days of the races, suggests temperatures will climb above 80 degrees. But those will be ...


Grand Mesa tourney floods valley with soccer players

By Staff

The Grand Mesa Invitational Tournament will bring 110 teams and nearly 1,650 youth soccer players from across five states to the Grand Valley beginning Saturday. This is the 22nd year of the Grand Mesa Invitational Tournament, and Fire FC ...


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