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Anders Mol and Christian Sorum hold bronze medals after their 3rd place finish in Hamburg, Germany.
The Golden Era of Beach Volleyball
Keeton Hanzlik-Green, News Editor & Copy Editor • October 30, 2020

The crowds are roaring in the city of Hamburg, Germany. Horns are blowing and the sun is shining down on the world championships. The stadium is one of the largest in the world and the crowds are some of the most energetic. Ex-rave DJs provide the party. The atmosphere of beach volleyball is unmatched in enthusiasm and community. Anders Mol and Christian Sorum, the two up and coming “young guns” of the World Tour are busy attempting to clinch their seventh FIVB (Fédération Internationale de...

The Broncos
The Broncos' Quarterback Catastrophe
Kai Fox, Staff writer • October 20, 2020

As one myself, I know the pain that Denver Broncos fans are going through right now. The Broncos have been trying to find a good quarterback since Peyton Manning retired after the team won Super Bowl 50 in 2016. It has been a long and hard road down from there for the Broncos with the quarterback problem...

Recht Field, home of Boulder High
Boulder High's Delayed Soccer Season Forces Players to Make a Choice
Calvin Boykoff, Staff writer • October 20, 2020

Since Covid-19 began, many things in and around Boulder High School have been affected. One of those things is the school’s soccer program: “La Familia.” Boulder High has had its season pushed back until early February of 2021. Most players expected this delay but certainly were not excited about...

Despite the beginning of a new school year and students back on campus, Folsom Field will remain quiet with out the cheering of fans this year.
Pac-12 is Back, but CU Boulder's Season Remains Unclear
Gracie Lee, Staff writer • October 9, 2020

On Thursday, September 24th, the Pac-12 College Conference revised their decision not to play football for the 2020 season. Starting November 6th, the Pac-12 will begin their seven-game football season. But while other teams in the Pac-12 eagerly begin practice, CU Boulder’s football team is still...

The Panthers faced off against Mountain Range last season on September 13, 2019.
Boulder High Football
Conner Reagan, Sports Editor • October 9, 2020

On September 26, the Colorado High School Athletic Association, more commonly known as CHSAA, Board of Directors voted 12-3 to provide high school football teams with the option to play their season in the fall. Originally, the 2020 football season had been pushed to the spring due to concerns on how...

Jack Dooley (12) tees off at a varsity league meet at the Olde Course in Loveland, CO.
Boys Golf Season Comes to a Close
Conner Reagan, Sports Editor • October 2, 2020

After a shortened season, the appointment of a new head coach and a dramatic ending to their final tournament, the Boulder High boys golf season has come to a close. The team competed in their last tournament of the season, the Regional Tournament, on Monday, Sept. 21 at Racoon Creek Golf Course in Littleton....

Head Coach Nick Salazar intently watches a match. He guided the Boulder High varsity tennis team to a 7-2 record this season and a chance for players to compete in Friday’s state match.
Boys State Tennis Preview
Larson Burak, Sports Editor • September 29, 2020

Boulder High’s boys varsity tennis team is locked in ahead of their state match this Saturday. Head coach Nick Salazar has guided Boulder High’s number three singles player and numbers one, two and three doubles teams to a qualification for the state competition which will start this weekend....

Boulder High collected its eighth state championship title in Durango in October 2019. Via Boulder High School Mountain Bike Team Facebook
New Decade, New Look
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • September 24, 2020

Last October, 81 members of Boulder High’s Mountain Bike Team doused head coach Ben Boyer with a cooler full of water after crowding the podium to collect their eighth state championship title in ten years. Now, almost a year later, the team gatherers in cohort groups across Boulder High’s campus...

Girls varsity cross country team after their meet at Fairview High School on September 12th.
School Sports Are Back!
Amelia Chapman and Ella Webber September 17, 2020

After much anticipation over the summer regarding school sports, they have been allowed to continue, but on a limited scale. Many Boulder High student-athletes consider their participation in sports equally as valuable as their academics. After the cancellation of spring sports in March, many athletes...

Rocky Mountain Landslide
Rocky Mountain Landslide
Elijah Boykoff, Sports Editor • May 6, 2020
Djibril Doumbia: A Fearless Athlete
Sydney Trebus, Business Manager • May 6, 2020
Senior Pete Boyle outjumps his defender and gets a shot off in a 51-49 playoff win over Thunder Ridge.
Playoff Passion
Elijah Boykoff, Sports Editor • April 2, 2020
The team hoists the Lynn Daker Trophy triumphantly after their victory over Fairview.
Wrestling Team Wrecks Fairview
Gavriel Mulligan, Co-Editor-in-Chief • February 18, 2020
Swim team captains and seniors Olivia Normandeau, Ella Johnson, and Emilia Culberson smile for a photo after a successful meet.
Girls Swim is SUPER
Miller Dunbar, Editorials Editor • February 18, 2020
The proud student athletes pose for a photo on the stage in the auditorium after signing.
National Signing Day
Grace Schwab, Copy Editor • February 18, 2020
The Ultimate Frisbee HULA team at States in the fall.
The Ultimate Spring Sport
Lili Stevens, Arts & Entertainment Editor • January 31, 2020
Athletes on the Boulder High wrestling team spar before a dual meet to warm up and to intimidate their opponents. Photo by Gavriel Mulligan.
Kings of the Mat
Elijah Boykoff, Sports Editor • January 25, 2020
Culberson gets ready to race on the blocks. Photo courtesy of Emilia Culberson.
Student Spotlight: Emilia Culberson
Eleanore Hoffmeyer, Staff Writer • January 25, 2020
Alex Rucker, junior, helping out at the scorer
Basketball's Achilles Heel
Elijah Boykoff, Sports Editor • January 25, 2020
Drake Arthur (junior) is shown here in his purple sweatsuit, wearing it with a smile. Photo by Amanda Reader.
Sweatsuit Scandal, Part Two
Amanda Reader, Staff Writer • January 25, 2020
Boulder High defense held strong against a scrappy Cherry Creek offense, forcing many fouls and turnovers that led to a nail-biting game. Photo by Cate Landry.
Panthers Persevere
Cate Landry, Staff Writer • January 25, 2020
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