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 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    December 4, 2019 

Niwot boys basketball preview

Clayton Wittrock isn't sure that the Niwot boys basketball team is ready to contend for a Northern League title, but the...

 

Niwot students compete in NYC cybersecurity event

The honors just keep coming for Niwot students and budding infosec experts Davita Bird, Julia Curd, and Caitlyn Fong. Last mo...

 

Niwot girls basketball preview

The Niwot girls basketball team hasn't been to the Class 4A postseason tournament since 2013, but longtime head coach Terri W...

 

Flagstaff students collect Soles4Souls

The students of Flagstaff Academy showed that a little Respect can go a long way, after collecting more than 1,000 pairs of...

 

Seven Niwot athletes sign early letters of intent

It was another crowded National Letter of Intent signing ceremony at Niwot, as seven athletes made official commitments to...

 

Niwot's Mia Curry wins Class 4A state gymnastics all-around title

Niwot gymnast Mia Curry started preparing months in advance for the 2019 Class 4A state all-around competition, but she...

 

Niwot LID hears from sales tax officials

Though many local businesses have reported lower earnings in 2019, year-to-date sales tax collections in the Niwot Local...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Mia Curry

It may have lacked the life-and-death drama of Captain Ahab's pursuit of Moby Dick across the ocean, but Mia Curry's quest...

 

Niwot's playoff hopes end in Golden

The Niwot boys soccer team found themselves on the wrong side of a quick start and some fortuitous bounces against Golden on...

 

Niwot gymnastics claims 2019 regional title

A surefooted performance on the balance beam lifted the youthful Niwot gymnastics team to first place at the Class 4A Region...

 

Niwot tops Regis Groff in playoff opener

Emotions were high on Niwot's bench after its shutout win over No.18 seed Regis Groff in the first round of the Class 4A...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Joelle McDonald

Joelle McDonald wasn't expecting a life-changing experience when she joined the Niwot girls cross country team as a...

 

A clean sweep for Niwot

The Colorado state cross country meet has produced some amazing athletic achievements over the years, but few top Niwot's in...

 

Dishon leads Niwot girls to second straight state title

Niwot senior Samrawit Dishon was holding on to a slim lead heading into the toughest stretch of the state cross country race...

 

Niwot boys claim first Class 4A state title

There were plenty of emotions to go around after the Niwot boys' inspiring win at the 2019 Class 4A state cross country...

 

Familiar Face - Sue Prahl

It's 6 p.m. on a Friday night in late October, and the unseasonably warm afternoon is quickly giving way to an autumnal...

 

Niwot drops final league match to Longmont

On Oct. 24, the Niwot volleyball team closed out Northern League play for 2019 with a three-set loss to the Longmont Trojans...

 

Incorporation study nears completion

The informal committee preparing a report on the feasibility of incorporating Niwot is set to release its findings in the coming weeks, according to Mary Coonce, co-owner of...

 

Broncos nutritionist to speak at Niwot High (Nov. 5)

Denver Broncos team nutritionist Bryan Snyder, RD is giving a presentation on athlete diet and fitness in the large gym at Niwot High School (8989 Niwot Rd) on Tuesday, Nov....

 

Left Hand Laurel - Kristin Bjornsen

In late 2017, Gunbarrel resident Kristin Bjornsen was at an impasse. Following a "spectacular loss" in her lawsuit against...

 

Cross Country: Niwot dominates at Class 4A Region 3 championships

There wasn't much mystery about the team winner of the Class 4A Region 3 girls cross country race, after Niwot's top five...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Bella Steiner

Dealing with a quirky teammate is an unwelcome annoyance for most high school athletes, but Niwot sophomore Bella Steiner...

 

Martin posts hat trick in win over Northridge

The Niwot boys soccer team extended its win streak to eight with a 4-0 victory over the visiting Northridge Grizzlies...

 

Haystack neighbors: 'We're not harassers.'

Brigadoon Glen residents Martin and Kim Magill want to set the record straight about what they term "the commercialization...

 

Niwot cruises to 2019 regional title

Due to the early bout of winter on Oct. 10, the Class 4A Region 5 boys tennis tournament may not have started as expected,...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Nikki Sims

The Niwot softball team is headed back to the playoffs after a thrilling 2019 season that saw dramatic wins and...

 

Gunlikson competes at state golf championships

Niwot golfer Christopher Gunlikson finished in 45th overall at the 2019 Class 4A State Championships, held Oct. 7-8 at the...

 

Niwot earns trip to postseason

Niwot softball wrapped up its dramatic 2019 regular season with a tough extra-innings loss to Northridge on Oct. 9. The...

 

Meet Joe Bartko, the voice of Niwot football

Public speaking comes naturally to Cougar’ football announcer Joe Bartko, who seemed destined for a life behind the...

 

Ninjas invade 4th annual Fall Crawl

On Friday Oct. 5, a cadre of tweenage ninjas-in-training jumped, swung, and climbed their way through a colorful obstacle...

 

Turnovers cost Niwot in loss to Eagle Valley

The Cougars had a devil of a time hanging onto the football in their wrenching 18-14 loss to Eagle Valley, and not even a...

 

Niwot falls to Longmont in five-set heartbreaker

Volleyball fans were treated to a free emotional roller coaster ride during Niwot's gripping match against arch-rival...

 

Niwot blanks Thompson Valley at home

The Niwot boys soccer team extended their winning streak to four with a 3-0 victory over Thompson Valley on Oct. 3. Junior...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Cole Toothaker

It's been a whirlwind fall for second-year drum major Cole Toothaker and the Cougar marching band, but a scary moment over...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 2, 2019

Graffiti found at two locations in Niwot

Two Niwot attractions sustained minor damage last week, after being tagged by vandals using spray paint and chalk. Sometime...

 

Niwot student helps lead the fight against climate change

Just one day after leading a large contingent to the Global Climate Strike in Denver on Sept. 20, local environmental coaliti...

 

Gunlikson earns berth to state championships

Niwot boys golf coach Ed Weaver knew he had to act after his number one golfer, Christopher Gunlikson, lost six strokes on...

 

Niwot fends off Erie for second straight shutout

Niwot forward Keegan Stobbe has been a dynamo for the Cougars' offense in 2019, but it wasn't until the 56th minute of their...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Andy Worrell

Scoring goals isn't Andy Worrell's specialty, but the Cougars' defender knows a good opportunity when he sees it. Luckily...

 

Desert Twilight brings out the best in Niwot runners

Niwot cross country has emerged as one of the top programs in Colorado, and now it can claim its spot among the best teams...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Calista Law

Senior Calista Law may not have had the most hits or RBIs in Niwot’s thrilling 19-17 win over the Northridge Grizzlies on...

 

Lack of production dooms Niwot against Longmont

Niwot softball has hit a bit of a rough patch since going 7-4 to start the season, but head coach Bobby Matthews was...

 

Celebrate recovering waterways at Front Range Watershed Days

On Saturday, Sept. 28, Niwot's Left Hand Watershed Center is partnering with three other local watershed groups for Front Ran...

 

Niwot treats Homecoming crowd to rout

You don't have to look back very far to find the last Niwot football game that ended with a running clock, but it's been at...

 

Salt of the Earth Spa offers salty relaxation

The health benefits of halotherapy were first observed nearly 200 years ago, but you had to be a Polish salt miner to get...

 

Niwot beats Fairview in thriller

The Niwot boys tennis team went 21-0 over its first three matches of 2019, but it was the narrow 4-3 victory over Class 5A...

 

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