Fairview athletic director Frank Lee announced on Friday that boys lacrosse coach Mike Flood is leaving his post following five seasons at the helm.
Despite reasonable preseason expectations of making a push toward the state playoffs, the Knights stumbled to a 5-10 mark in 2015. In five seasons, Flood compiled an overall record of 33-44 and recorded just two winning seasons, going 8-7 last year and 9-7 in his first year in 2011.
That 2011 season ended with the only playoff appearance in Flood’s tenure. It was a short visit, as the Knights suffered an 18-10 loss in the first round against Colorado Academy.
Fairview was perhaps on track for a playoff berth in 2014 until losses in three of the final four games ruined that dream. The Knights never seemed to recover, losing the first three games of 2015 and struggling down the stretch. Fairview lost its final three games against playoff squads Columbine, Wheat Ridge and Monarch by a combined score of 45-10.
Skyline High honored four senior student-athletes who signed letters of intent on Friday. Football standout Ilann Rodriguez, who led the Falcons with 744 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns, signed with Nebraska Wesleyan.
Three members of the Falcons’ cheer squad — Zack Tovar, Allison Searls, and Andrew Paniagua — will continue their careers at Wyoming.
Two Fairview standouts announced their college commitments this week. Volleyball star Audrey Cheng made a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech while track star Calvin Munson plans to continue his career at Brown … Former Legacy baseball star Ty Overboe was named to the Academic All-District 6 team for Regis University. Overboe also was named to the All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference first team.
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