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Wrestling: Boulder freshman Airola moves on at state with ease

Boulder's Joey Airola wins in 106s at the Pepsi Center
02/21/2019 09:31 PM MST
The nerves of steel for Boulder freshman Joey Airola didn't match the surroundings, let alone his circumstance. This state wrestling debut was a calm and collected masterpiece. 
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Wrestling notes: Mead's Chavez responds to early deficit
02/21/2019 09:30 PM MST - When Mead's Emilio Chavez was taken down by Pueblo East's Noah Rivera in the first period of their wrestling match at 152 pounds on Thursday night, it served as a wake-up call that Chavez was indeed back at the state tournament. Full Story

Wrestling: Lyons witnessing youth movement
02/21/2019 08:28 PM MST - Lyons sophomore Christian Keller had work to do after the first period on Thursday afternoon, but an upset stomach was the first thing on his mind. So much so that he threw up on the mat, forcing a slight delay to clean the mess. Full Story

Girls basketball: Erie upends Longmont to move on in 4A postseason
02/19/2019 10:09 PM MST - Coming into the 2018-19 season with a young and unknown roster following a six-win campaign, the Erie girls basketball team was surrounded by question marks in November. The Tigers were certain of one thing, though. They were going to spend the winter making sure they had left an impression by spring. Full Story

Girls basketball: Swell-shooting Cherokee Trail knocks off Monarch
02/19/2019 10:07 PM MST - The effort was there, the intensity was up for the first round of the 5A state girls basketball tournament, but the opponent was just too much for the Monarch Coyotes. Full Story

Girls basketball: Skyline rallies to beat Lewis-Palmer in 4A playoffs
02/19/2019 09:31 PM MST - Lindrey Schendel, Alyssa McKrola and Ashayla Powers have led the Skyline Falcons all season long, whether it was with their scoring, rebounding or defense. When it mattered most, the trio came to the rescue for the Falcons to avoid a Class 4A first-round playoff upset on their home floor Tuesday. Full Story

Girls basketball playoff primer: Holy Family, Broomfield among the teams to follow closely
02/18/2019 10:00 PM MST - It's been a good week for the girls' basketball teams at Holy Family and Broomfield. A couple milestones in the books, a pair of first-round byes in the state postseason -- not a bad way to enter the final hoorah. Full Story

Boys basketball playoff primer: Five area teams earn first round byes
02/18/2019 06:55 PM MST - With district tournaments for the smaller classifications already under way, the state tournaments for Classes 5A and 4A boys basketball will begin with their opening rounds on Wednesday. Full Story

State hockey tournament bracket, local state wrestling first round draws
02/18/2019 11:31 AM MST - A complete list of local qualifiers for state wrestling and their first-round matchups for Thursday at Pepsi Center, plus the complete ice hockey state tournament bracket. Full Story

Wrestling regionals: Legacy sends eight to Class 5A state tournament
02/16/2019 09:11 PM MST - A look into what happened at other regionals which involved local teams on Saturday. All local state qualifiers are listed. Full Story