The Denver East Angels basketball team achieved several remarkable feats while beating the Fossil Ridge Sabercats from Fort Collins and winning the 6A State Championship on March 11.
Gold & Bronze for Northfield Poms
It was nothing short of a Cinderella story for the Northfield High School poms team when it scored gold and bronze medals at the United Dance Association national competition in Orlando, Florida last month.
…NE News Updates
This month: 1) The Suncor Shutdown; 2) Northfield HS Principal Announces Retirement; 3) Groundbreaking for Nature Play in City Park; and 4) East High Hockey Coach Wins Coach of the Year.
5A and 4A State Champions!
The Denver East Angels boys soccer team won their 5A state championship and the Northfield Nighthawks boys soccer team won their second state championship in a row to establish their dominance in the 4A league.
Northfield High School Girl’s Soccer Team Wins 4A State Championship
The Northfield Nighthawks met the #1-ranked Windsor Wizards in the Girls’ Varsity 4A State Championships on May 24.
East Hockey Takes State, National Titles
In what their coach described as a “magical season,” the Denver East Angels hockey team captured both the state and USA hockey’s national high school championship titles this spring.
Pickleball Fever: Fastest Growing Sport in The Country
It may have a funny-sounding name, but it’s the fastest growing sport across the nation and in Denver. Pickleball, which is a cross between tennis and ping pong, is delighting players of all ages even as it’s causing challenges for municipal recreation departments.
Local Sixth-Grade Girls’ Lacrosse Team No. 1 in the West, No. 7 in the U.S.
In the summer of 2020, a group of parents gathered on Alivian Jorgensen’s Central Park front porch to sip coffee and discuss their daughter’s futures in lacrosse.
Coach: It didn’t come fast and it didn’t come easy—Northfield Wins Soccer Title
Before the big game, the boys showed their unity by bleaching their hair blonde. “Some were very reluctant, even refusing to do it, but we were all at a teammate’s house and one person did it, then another, and eventually everyone gave in; I actually think it’s a greater sign of unity that everyone did it even though they didn’t want to,” says Team Captain Max Garfield.
Where Baseball Hits the Tracks: Two Museums Make a Connection
Baseball and trains have a shared history in the U.S. From the early days of baseball until the 1950s, baseball teams traveled by train and many teams were named for train lines. A collaborative presentation of the National Ballpark Museum and the Forney Museum of Transportation, “Where Baseball Hits the Tracks” treated about 30 visitors to some entertaining history about America’s pastime.