5A Boys Final Four Preview
Boys Basketball

5A BOYS FINAL FOUR PREVIEW

March 6, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

We have been down this road before … almost exactly …. and recently. The 2017 Class 5A final four had Eaglecrest, ThunderRidge, Rock Canyon and George Washington. The 2018 5A final four has Grandview, ThunderRidge, […]

5A Girls Final Four Preview
Class 5A

5A GIRLS FINAL FOUR PREVIEW

March 6, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

The girl talk on the court is good. Class 5A’s final four has turned as powerful as exclusive and as dramatic as interesting. Colorado’s big-school championship, which will be decided this weekend at the Denver […]

5A Boys Sweet 16
Boys Basketball

5A BOYS SWEET 16 PREVIEW

February 27, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

These rounds in the Class 5A boys basketball bracket carry significant weight. A loss means more than giving up the court at lunch time and hoping for another turn. No, these are the rounds of […]

5A Girls Sweet 16
Class 5A

5A GIRLS SWEET 16 PREVIEW

February 27, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

Girls having fun in Class 5A basketball continues on Tuesday, a Sweet 16 full of regular powers with eyes toward Friday’s quarterfinals at the Denver Coliseum. A surprising four Jefferson County League teams account for one-fourth of […]

5A Boys Weekly report
Boys Basketball

5A BOYS WEEKLY REPORT

February 13, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

This is it. The final week of the regular season for Class 5A boys basketball. And so much needs to be decided. Here’s a chance to forget about the RPI for a spell, a playoff-qualifying […]

5A Girls Weekly Report
Class 5A

5A GIRLS WEEKLY REPORT

February 13, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

So much has already been taken care of in Class 5A girls basketball. A lot of league matters have been decided. Teams seeking extra basketball are just about prepared for the playoffs and the also-rans […]

5A Girls Weekly Roundup
Class 5A

5A GIRLS WEEKLY ROUNDUP

February 6, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

Oh, that Colorado scheduling … with less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, the theme of this week is, well, nonleague. Yes, nonleague. With assorted league titles in the balance across Class 5A, […]

5A Boys Weekly Roundup
Boys Basketball

5A BOYS WEEKLY ROUNDUP

February 6, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

There will be two items to focus on this week in Class 5A boys basketball. One is there are many more interesting matchups of significance as the regular season has just two full weeks to […]

5A Girls Basketball Report
Class 5A

5A GIRLS WEEKLY UPDATE

January 30, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

The controversial RPI playoff qualifying system certainly is being talked about daily and nightly as the end of the regular season – three full weeks remain – is within sight. Consider Regis Jesuit in Aurora. […]

5A Boys Weekly Update
Boys Basketball

5A BOYS WEEKLY UPDATE

January 30, 2018 Neil Devlin 0

A turnaround? Overland has had a turnaround. The Aurora Trailblazers, a couple of seasons removed from back-to-back  Class 5A championships, began 2017-18 slowly at 1-7. And it wasn’t like they were playing nobodies. No, they lost […]