The Owl

Before coming to Colorado and bringing the Broncos to two Super Bowls, Peyton Manning led his college and high school teams, played 13 seasons with the Colts and made a name for himself in the NFL.
Peyton Manning Inducted into Hall of Fame
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • March 2, 2021

Peyton Manning is a name that most Coloradans recognize. After playing most of his career with the Indianapolis Colts, Manning came to Colorado to finish off his career and ended up winning the Broncos...

The European Super League would bring the greatest up against the greatest.
The European Super League
Kai Fox, Staff writer • December 9, 2020

Every soccer fan has wondered what it would be like to see the top European teams face off against each other in their own domestic league of 16 teams. How cool would it be to see all the top European clubs pitted against each other every week?  The idea behind it is why should a league’s leader...

Justinian Jessup rises up for a jump shot as a high schooler at Longmont High.
Longmont High Graduate Drafted into NBA
Conner Reagan, Sports Editor • December 1, 2020

On November 18, the Golden State Warriors selected 6’7” shooting guard and Longmont High class of 2016 graduate Justinian Jessup with the 51st pick in the 2020 NBA draft.  In his time at Longmont High School, Jessup received a varsity basketball letter all four years. As a junior, he was named...

With the new release of popular video game series, FIFA, dedicated players who were disappointed in the previous copy are asking the question: is it worth the cost?
Is FIFA 21 Worth the Cost?
Calvin Boykoff, Staff writer • November 23, 2020

Every year, a new copy of the popular video game, FIFA, is released with hundreds of thousands of players excited to play. In 2020, over 500 thousand copies of FIFA 20 were sold all over the world. While the previous copy, FIFA 20, was a disappointment for most who played it, expectations have been high...

This week, Boulder High announced that offseason sports practices are cancelled until Dec. 1
BHS Sports Canceled Until December 1
Larson Burak, Sports Editor • November 20, 2020

Bad news for BHS student-athletes who were looking forward to their sport beginning to play in Season B—Boulder High has just canceled all offseason sports practices until Dec. 1. Suddenly, student-athletes who had been training hard for the first official day of their season find themselves with two...

Just like the rest of the world, the ski industry is having to adapt to COVID-19. The 2020-21 season is sure to look different from seasons past.
The Ski Industry's New Reality
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • November 19, 2020

When school as we knew it came to an abrupt halt on March 12, so did the 2020 ski season. Robbed of spring skiing, thousands of winter enthusiasts turned their attention to the 2020-21 season. The uncertainty around what skiing in the midst of a pandemic would look like morphed into mania as snow began...

Lukas Haug, left, looks towards the finish line at the Colorado State Cross Country meet on October 17.
Lukas Haug Likes Short Shorts
Larson Burak, Sports Editor • November 19, 2020

Lukas Haug put the finishing touches on a fantastic senior season at the Boys State Cross Country meet this year. A personal record 15 minute 20 second five-kilometer race time earned him a fifth-place finish cemented his performance throughout the season as one of the most dominant in Colorado.  Haug...

Shannon Aberton (center) poses with the boys basketball class of 2020 seniors.
Shannon Aberton: BHS Athletics' Rock
Conner Reagan, Sports Editor • November 12, 2020

Boulder High Athletics consists of over 20 different sports—from football to volleyball to wrestling and many more—each made up of its own unique dynamics and groups of individuals. Despite the wide range of personalities, interests and characteristics within the different cultures of BHS sports...

Boulder High Basketball’s Varsity Boys team quickly huddles during a game last year. They’ve been hitting the gym these past few weeks in preparation for the 2021 season.
Boulder Basketball's Early Morning Grind
Larson Burak, Sports Editor • November 10, 2020

The official basketball season is set to begin Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, but Boulder High’s Boys Basketball team has been hitting the gym hard since Monday, Sept. 7. Unfortunately, the only time slot available to them that follows BVSD safety guidelines is 6:30 a.m. Yikes. But the team has been seizing...

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 Broncos
The Broncos' Quarterback Catastrophe
Kai Fox, Staff writer • October 20, 2020
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
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
The Panthers faced off against Mountain Range last season on September 13, 2019.
Boulder High Football
Conner Reagan, Sports Editor • October 9, 2020
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
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 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
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
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
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