Monday, March 19, 2018


Q&A: CHSAA Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green

Pioneering high school sports administrator Rhonda Blanford-Green speaks on a variety of topics, including the biggest misconceptions about prep athletics.

MHSM’s High School Rankings XV

After 15 years the formula is the same, but “The List” is always different. It's our annual ranking of the top pound-for-pound high school athletics programs in Colorado.

18 for ’18: Keep an eye on these wunderkinds this year

Pay mind to what this talented group of Colorado student-athletes are up to in 2018 and you’ll be impressed.



18 for ’18: Kylee Alons – Fossil Ridge Swimming

Kylee Alons has dominated the swimming pool during her career at Fossil Ridge. After winning again her senior year, she looks to take over at N.C. State.

18 for ’18: Zoe Bartel – Fossil Ridge Swimming

Zoe Bartel, like teammate Kylee Alons, dominated high school swimming. Before enrolling at Stanford, she won five total state titles in her career.

18 for ’18: Fran Belibi – Regis Jesuit Basketball

Belibi became famous because of a dunk, but she is a lot more than one play. She's a polished player looking to do damage in Colorado high school girls' basketball.

18 for ’18: Qairo Bentley – Denver East Volleyball

Qairo Bentley is the leading scorer for the Denver East Volleyball team. She enters her final season with the Angels looking to win a state championship.

18 for ’18: Ty Evans – Palmer Ridge Football

Ty Evans had a dream season, winning the state championship and Gatorade Player of the Year. However, he isn't finished winning for Palmer Ridge.

18 for ’18: Christian Holmes – Chatfield Tennis

Christian Holmes of Chatfield will enter the 2018 season with competitors after him, but he's confident he can win his second-straight state title.

18 for ’18: Brooklyn Mack – Manitou Springs Soccer

Brooklyn Mack is setting more and more scoring records for Manitou Springs soccer; she looks to win a 3A State Championship this season.

18 for ’18: Sam Masten – Rock Canyon Basketball

Sam Masten is a baller with unfinished business. Before heading to Greeley to play hoops at UNC, Masten is determined to win a state title at Rock Canyon.

18 for ’18: Luke McCaffrey – Valor Christian Football

With three older brothers who played in the NFL or Division I football programs, Luke McCaffrey has some big shoes to fill in the family, but is up to the challenge.

18 for ’18: Arria Minor – Denver East Track & Field

Arria Minor swept the competition in 2017, but her team finished fifth overall. This season, she prefers a team sweep and a first place team finish.