600 wins

  The clock hit zero at Arapahoe on Dec. 12, 2017. The girls basketball team picks up white pieces of paper that say ”600” on them. They run around their coach, Caryn Jarocki, and all she can do is smile. Jarocki has just become Colorado’s most winning coach of all time.    “It’s super cool. It was…

New year, new coach: wrestling preview

Lay out the mats and put on your headgear because a new season of wrestling is here. New leadership and lots of new wrestlers will make for a new season of wrestling. The team is very young. There are about 22 kids on the co-ed wrestling roster this year. Nineteen boys and three girls make…

United in blue

  There is a complete shift in mood once you enter the gym. Everyone is smiling from ear to ear because they get another opportunity to cheer on their fellow classmates. As the athletes enter the gym, the band begins playing, and cheers roll over the crowd. Everyone had been looking forward to the HR…

Cheering through the drama

   They put down the mats. They start stretching. Then their coach huddles them up and tells them the plan for the day. Then the music starts. All of a sudden a girl will start flipping. And then another. And then another. Their routine is so fluent they could have their own Cirque du Soleil…

Celebrating traditions from the beginning

  An important part of sports that has been in the sports world for a long time is traditions. Traditions, like Notre Dame’s iconic “Play Like a Champion” sign that they slap before every home game or the Green Bay Packer’s “Lambeau Leap” that they do after they score a touchdown, are examples of long…

Home run season

  This past Saturday the HR baseball team went to Bear Creek to play Dakota Ridge and Bear Creek. In the first game against Bear Creek the boys won 17-7 after being down 6-0. In the second game they lost to Dakota Ridge and their amazing season ended.    Zac Dammel, junior infielder, said, “It…