MHS Awards: Nikki Bloemen was a standout volleyball player at Rampart but as a coach she led the Rams to their finest moment

Nikki Bloemen can’t help but think about the craziness that has enveloped her life in the last year. And she certainly looks at it with fondness. Recently, she took the time to look at her career with Rampart volleyball with great perspective. She was a player, a really good player, for the Rams. During her […]

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MHS Awards: Ponderosa’s Dom Lopez was powerful and clutch during the Mustangs run at the 4A baseball title

There have been high school players all year long that have provided sparks for state championship runs. Ponderosa’s Dom Lopez ignited the Mustangs run at the Class 4A baseball championship with a blowtorch. He started his state tournament by blasting two home runs, one a walk-off in the seventh inning, as Ponderosa rallied to beat […]

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An already accomplished Cale Makar has yet to scratch the surface

Editor’s note: The following story is from the Hockey & Hoops issue of Mile High Sports Magazine.Click here to read the full digital issue.  In 2018-19, UMass-Amherst sophomore defenseman Cale Makar – soon to join the Colorado Avalanche – won the Hobey Baker Award as NCAA hockey’s top player.     In 2019-20, he won the […]

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Risk-Reward: Nuggets Bet Big on Michael Porter Jr.

Editor’s note: The following story is from the Hockey & Hoops issue of Mile High Sports Magazine. Click here to read the full digital issue.  Has there ever been a more enigmatic Denver Nugget than Michael Porter Jr.?  Before answering, take pause. The question is not asked to produce a quick, indisputable conclusion. Let’s face it, […]

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Rookie Review: Examining George Paton’s first draft class

The following appears in the August Football issue of Mile High Sports Magazine George Paton and the Denver Broncos added a ton of talent to the team’s roster via the draft. Aside from the decision not to draft Ohio State quarterback, Paton’s first draft in Denver was nearly universally applauded. But, considering how much veteran […]

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Prepared for Takeoff: Poised and ready to return with a vengeance, Jerry Jeudy is one of the most dangerous wideouts in the NFL

The following appears in the August Football issue of Mile High Sports Magazine  A mystery currently looms over Broncos Country and one of its young stars. That mystery? What the heck happened to Jerry Jeudy’s rookie season? A quick backtrack. Jeudy, taken with the 15th pick of the first round in the 2020, burst on […]

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Talking bets, Broncos and the best secondary to ever play in Denver

The following appears in the August Football issue of Mile High Sports Magazine Talking bets, Broncos and the best secondary to ever play in Denver …with SiriusXM’s Brad Evans (@NoisyHuevos on Twitter) and Super Bowl champion safety T.J. Ward (@BossWard43 on Twitter) Special thanks to Tipico Sportsbook and the Denver Athletic Club! Brad Evans: There’s a ton […]

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Tad’s Track: On a rainy day at Colorado National, Coach Boyle reflects on his time at CU

After the intense basketball season that he’d just been through, Tad Boyle was looking forward to a day on the golf course. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other ideas. What was supposed to be a fun 18-hole chat about basketball and life at CU turned into a tabletop conversation in the clubhouse. “I’m bummed,” Tad says. […]

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