Girls varsity tennis team prepares to take on regionals

   As the school year begins to wind down, the girls varsity tennis team is preparing for one of the last competitions of the season, regionals.  Regionals are a way for all varsity tennis girls to conclude their season by competing for the top school. Regionals will be held May 2-3.    The team has…

Freshmen make varsity soccer

  The HR girls soccer season is just beginning. This sport is just one of the many that are offered here at Ranch. But the most eye catching detail about this sport is the inexperienced freshmen who have the guts to make the varsity team this spring.   Spencer Ward, the coach of the varsity…

The run for redemption

  After dealing with an unfortunate incident during last year’s trip to Chandler, Arizona, which ended up with a runner in the hospital with alcohol poisoning, the Highlands Ranch track and field team’s weekend of racing concluded with more controversy than expected. Alcohol, uncommonly related to track and field, had an impact on the team…

Girls golf shoots for state

They have won three tournaments in a row. They have a D1 athlete. They are getting ready for regionals and state coming in May. They are girls golf. John Cushing has been coaching for over twenty years as a girls golf coach and now has become the head coach. They have recently won two invitationals…

Audrey O’Rear competes on the court

  Ranked number one at Highlands Ranch for girls tennis and being only a freshman, Audrey O’Rear is a player to watch, according to her coaches. Her current record is 6-0 for her high school season and she ranked 9th in state.    O’Rear’s tennis career began in third grade. She went to a tennis…

One and done madness

    With a crazy college basketball season coming to an end with March Madness, lots of college stars have declared for the NBA Draft like Trae Young, Deandre Ayton, and Marvin Bagley. One thing that all three of these college stars have in common is that they are all freshmen leaving to go to…

Arizona fever: track and field takes on Arizona

      Over spring break, 24 members of the track and field team traveled to Chandler, Arizona to compete in the Chandler Rotary Invite. At the event, Highlands Ranch placed in the top ten, six times. While winning is definitely a rewarding aspect of the meet, there are many other benefits of their travels…