Monday, April 24, 2017

PREPS

Champ Bailey amongst intriguing Colorado Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Champ Bailey, Dante Bichette, Jeremy Bloom, Maurice “Stringy” Ervin, Hashim Khan and John Wooten are the inductees, and the event has already sold out.

Centennial’s Kevin Gausman gets the Opening Day nod for the Orioles

Kevin Gausman stared at Grandview High School prior to heading to Louisiana State, where he was an All-American.

Former Grandview star Greg Bird claims the first base job for the Yankees

The product out of Grandview High School, Colorado has been named by Joe Girardi as the starting first baseman for the New York Yankees.

Eaglecrest’s John Olander Jr. cashes out a winner with 5A boys title

I don't know what John Olander, Jr. makes per year - it's none of my business - but I can promise he earned every penny Saturday night.

CHSAA Championship Saturday: 5A Boys Final – Eaglecrest vs. George Washington

The Patriots made the Raptors work for every second of the final, but Eaglecrest walked away the winners 53-47 led by 15 points from senior Colbey Ross.

CHSAA Championship Saturday: 5A Girls Final – Lakewood vs. Grandview

Senior Michaela Onyenwere scored a game-high 25 points, nearly outscoring Lakewood in the first half by herself, to lead Grandview to the title.

CHSAA Championship Saturday: 4A Boys Final – Lewis-Palmer vs. Valor Christian

Kayle Knuckles took control, as the senior forward finished the game with 32 points, 12 rebounds and a block to lead Valor Christian to a 68-55 victory.

CHSAA Championship Saturday: 4A Girls Final – Pueblo South vs. Evergreen

The 2017 4A Girls Championship pitted the 25-2 Pueblo South Colts against the 24-3 Evergreen Cougars at the Denver Coliseum.

Colorado native Tanner Gentry impresses at Wyoming pro day

Former Colorado prep star and Wyoming reciever Tanner Gentry displayed strength, athleticism and great hands at his pro day, impressing NFL scouts.

Luke McCaffrey receives scholarship offer from Colorado State

Still just a sophomore in high school, Luke McCaffrey has college on his mind. On Monday, he announced that he had received a scholarship offer from CSU.