2019 football season gets underway

  Going into the season, the varsity football team was ranked seventh in the state with the first game taking place Aug. 30 against number eight in state Eaglecrest High School. The game ended in a 30-20 loss for HR making it the 2nd straight year with a loss to Eaglecrest to start the season. …

Ranch lacrosse makes it to Final Four

 Here we go again. #10 HR upset #2 Arapahoe in the quarterfinal lacrosse game to advance into the semi-finals. This will be the second Final Four for Ranch this year. The first was the one point loss to Cherry Creek in the Final Four of the girls basketball tournament, and as if it was destiny,…

The baseball seniors’ last hit

  The varsity boys baseball team just completed their last few games before the season came to an end and the seniors take off for college. During their playtime this year, they won an overall 7 out of 16 games. Throughout the whole Colorado 5A/4A Continental league, Jake McBride, sophomore, first baseman and pitcher, is…

Recap of 2019 girls soccer season

  The 2018-2019 season brought many changes for the girls soccer team. One change was a new coach, Matt Brennen, who lead the team to a 6-8-1 overall record in his first season as head coach.   Sophomore Sidney Cullinan said, “Matt has helped us work and play more as a team instead of for yourself.” HR…

Making headlines one lane at a time

   Every afternoon at 3:00, you will see some of Highlands Ranch fastest and most dedicated athletes out there. As the season kicks off, athletes are pushing limits, running faster, throwing farther and jumping higher.    “The first meet of the year we had a number of people who broke their personal records from the…

Freshman take on varsity sports

   Being placed on a varsity sports team is a complete honor to most athletes, and even more of an honor to be placed there as a freshman. This year at Highlands Ranch High School, there are many freshmen who were placed on the varsity level for a variety of different sports.    Entering these…

Boys lacrosse strives for league championship

   The winter sports season has come to an end which means a fresh start for the spring sports, one of them being lacrosse. Owning a current record of 8-3, the lacrosse team is starting off strong to make it to where they want to be: league champions.    TK Hammond, senior midfielder and captain,…