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Summer sports camps and club play are among the most important facets of the recruiting game. Here's what three area high school athletes have to say: Marc Muma, football The junior-to-be quarterback at Legend High School, who passed for 1,401 … more
Recruiting websites have become one of the most popular tools for many high school athletes aspiring to play college sports. The sites allow athletes to create profiles for databases used by college coaches seeking a specific type of athlete. … more
Mike Brookhart was a three-sport standout who graduated in 1979 from Cherry Creek High School. Despite his talent, Brookhart wouldn’t have become a four-year baseball letterman and team captain at the University of Northern Colorado if not for … more
It can be expensive for athletes to catch the attention of college recruiters at a summer camp, recruiting event or national tournament. Ponderosa senior-to-be quarterback Nick Wilson went to the Boston College camp along with tight end Matt … more
For more than 20 years, the Rocky Mountain Field Institute has maintained access trails at Shelf Road near Cañon City. But as funding from the Bureau of Land Management has decreased, the RMFI is … more
In January of 1928, having recently lost the heavyweight championship of the world title, the fighter know as Jack Dempsey announced his retirement because he was having “trouble” with his left … more
In the corner of a glass cabinet in my home there is a small commemorative baseball bat honoring Babe Ruth. I purchased the item about 10 years ago in Baltimore when my son and I visited the Babe’s … more
When Hayden Erickson won the Class 4A state shot put championship last month, he became the first Woodland Park athlete to win a title in more than a decade.But Erickson was not the only athlete to … more
It’s been an interesting, thrilling and wild last 12 months in the Summers’ household. June 6 will cap what has been one of the most intriguing last 54 weeks of my life. For accuracy purposes, … more
Running a newspaper 120 years ago was the kind of business that required varying degrees of verbosity -- depending mostly on how much advertisement the paper was able to sell. And it was true … more
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