“East is such an attractive DPS school academically and socially, that I didn’t have to recruit — kids were coming anyway,” Carey said. “(Critics) act like I’m the author of that, but I know in 1960 when (coach) Bill Weimer went to George Washington, he took the whole starting five from East and they went over and won a state championship at G.W. (in 1961). But people want to act like Rudy Carey was the author of recruiting.” … [Read more...] about From Manual to Denver East, Rudy Carey’s status as a Colorado hoops icon is clear as he closes in on all-time CHSAA wins record
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Keeler: Karl Dorrell deserves “a bit of a pass” from CU Buffs fans this fall, ESPN’s Chris Fowler says No Laviska Shenault. No Steven Montez. No spring practice. Even before the coronavirus shook his best-laid plans like a snow globe, new CU football coach Karl Dorrell was pushing a boulder in Boulder upslope, against the wind. Read more… … [Read more...] about Colorado Avalanche’s odds to win the Stanley Cup with the new 24-team playoff format
Democratic lawmakers are preparing to pare down the bills they introduced earlier in the session, but they’re not prepared to get rid of all of them. Sen. Nancy Todd, D-Aurora, for example, wants some of her education bills that she said will make processes run more smoothly to get a fair shake. … [Read more...] about Gallagher repeal on Colorado lawmakers’ agenda as Capitol reopens
I know all of us have felt robbed. We have missed out on prom, the picnics, and for some, the end-of-the-year banquets or what would have been our last game of our high school career. Although we have missed out on our “lasts”, this is not the end for us. We can’t let this be what will define us. There’s a quote I admire by Dieter F. Uchtdorf: “It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.” We have pushed and persevered through the past four years, and for those four years, we have made something so much more of ourselves; we have broken records, celebrated our classes’ greatest feats, and created memories that can’t be eclipsed by this tough time. I wish you all the best of luck and I hope that you all find that the tough times that you encounter can only be countered by how you allow them to affect you. … [Read more...] about Honoring the Class of 2020: Atascocita, Summer Creek grads prepare to enter their next phase
Wanting the game in her hands, Klock gravitated to the pitcher’s mound as a child, striking out boys on the playground. Undaunted by the prejudicial, restrictive social mores of the 1960s, she organized pick-up basketball games against girls from a cross-town school, despite being threatened with expulsion by a high-school principal who acted as if sweating was against state law for teenage girls. … [Read more...] about Kiszla: Making every inning count. Cancer-stricken coach Gail Klock writes playbook on squeezing joy from end of life.