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 By Thorn Compton    Sports    June 3, 2016

Niwot's McPeak takes 15th in State Golf Tournament

Approaching the 18th hole on the final day of the State Tournament, Niwot High School’s Claire McPeak just needed to finish with a four-stroke par to finish five strokes... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 25, 2016

Silver Creek swimming finishes 5th in state

Sitting in fourth place with four events left, the Silver Creek High School boys swimming team needed a great performance from its 200 free relay team to catapult into third...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 25, 2016

Niwot girls track takes 3rd at state

Winning one state championship is a tall order. Winning three in a row is the start of a dynasty. But what solidifies a... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 18, 2016

NHS girls tennis competes in state championship

This past weekend was the Girls 4A State Tennis Tournament, and the Niwot High School girls tennis team had high hopes for the five competitors who qualified. Sophomores...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 18, 2016

Cougar baseball shocks in playoffs

Not many people outside of the dugout expected the 7-12 Niwot High School baseball team to compete with the 18-1 Denver North Vikings in their playoff game last Saturday,...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 18, 2016

Cougar track competes in St. Vrain Invitational

With one week left before starting the defense of the girls’ state championship, the Niwot High School track teams competed in the St. Vrain Invitational to work out the...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 18, 2016

Silver Creek swimming dominates at Northern League Championships

After the first day of preliminary races for the Northern League Championships, Head Coach Debbie Stewart said she was a bit worried about her Silver Creek High School boys... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 18, 2016

Niwot girls soccer loses in first round to D'Evelyn

Returning to the playoffs after missing the tournament last year, the Niwot High School girls soccer team played a tough game...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 11, 2016

NHS girls soccer reaches win goal

After finishing off their conference schedule with a 6-1 record, the Niwot High School girls soccer team had three games left on the schedule to try and reach the 10-win mark... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 11, 2016

Niwot baseball drops final three games

With three games left on the schedule, the Niwot High School baseball team needed to win out to solidify its chance for posts... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 11, 2016

Niwot girls tennis qualifies five for state

After a long and successful season, the Niwot High School girls tennis team had their biggest challenge ahead of them, the...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 11, 2016

Cougar girls track wins northern league

Taking yet another step toward defending their three-time state championship, the Niwot High School girls track team won... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 11, 2016

Silver Creek swimming heads into conference championships undefeated

Senior night was really much like every other night that the Silver Creek High School boys swimming team competes, mainly bec... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 4, 2016

Niwot baseball splits

Spring weather in Colorado means the Niwot High School baseball team had to battle both the elements and its opponents this... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 4, 2016

NHS girls tennis on win streak

With two more dominant performances last week to close out the regular season, the Niwot High School girls tennis team has...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 4, 2016

Silver Creek swimming still undefeated

After two more events last week, the Silver Creek High School boys swimming team still hasn’t lost anything they have competed in. Last Tuesday, the Raptors, which are a...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 4, 2016

Cougar girls soccer continues hot streak

It was a drama filled week for the Niwot High School girls soccer team as the players looked to continue their winning... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 27, 2016

NHS girls soccer pulls off three straight conference wins

It was imperative this week that the Niwot High School girls soccer team pull off three straight wins against conference... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 27, 2016

Niwot girls track wins Boulder County championships

The recent bouts of spring weather have derailed some of the activities for the Niwot High School track teams, but that... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 27, 2016

Cougar baseball drops two against Longmont

The only thing worse than dropping two conference games late in the season for the Niwot High School baseball team, is... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 27, 2016

Silver Creek swimming defeats Windsor

Winning has become a tradition for this Silver Creek High School boys swimming team, so much so that before their meet against Windsor last Thursday they were more focused on...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 26, 2016

Niwot girls tennis downs Longmont

Rolling into the week with a three match winning streak, the Niwot High School girls tennis team continued its winning ways a...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 21, 2016

Cougars soccer winning streak ends

The Niwot High School girls soccer team had their three-game winning streak come to an end last week with a 4-0 loss at...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 21, 2016

NHS girls tennis returns from break with three wins

It would seem that spring break was beneficial to the Niwot High School girls tennis team, as the Cougars rolled off three... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    April 14, 2016

Niwot baseball wins one, drops two during spring break

The Niwot High School baseball team had a full schedule of conference play this week as the Cougars took on Centaurus at... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    March 30, 2016

Cougar baseball travels to Arizona for tournament

After some early cancellations due to weather, it took traveling to Arizona for the Niwot High School baseball team to get their season underway last week in a neutral... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    March 30, 2016

NHS girls tennis dominates Northridge

Having dropped their last two meets, the Niwot High School girls tennis team needed to pull out a win against Northridge last Tuesday, March 22 to get their season back on...

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    March 30, 2016

Niwot track continues season despite weather delays

The weather hasn’t exactly been kind to the Niwot High School spring sports season, but it hasn’t derailed the momentum...

 

Cougar Girls Basketball Misses Playoff Spot

The final two games for the Niwot High School girls basketball team were extremely important for their postseason hopes to come to fruition. They entered the week with a 13-8... Full story

 

Niwot Boys Basketball Ends Season on Losing Streak

The last few weeks were not what the Niwot High School boys basketball team had hoped they would be. Entering the final stretch of the season it was a long shot for the...

 

NHS Wrestling's Stager Third in State

It was a familiar sight for junior Tommy Stager of the Niwot High School wrestling team, being at the Colorado State Wrestling Tournament for the third time in his career....

 

Cougar Boys Struggles Through the Week

Coming into the week, the Niwot High School boys basketball team really needed to win their four remaining games in order to keep their post-season hopes alive. Unfortunately... Full story

 

NHS Girls Basketball Pulls Off Two Straight Wins

In order to keep their playoff hopes alive, the Niwot High School girls basketball team needed to go undefeated in their final four games of the season. They are well on... Full story

 

Cougar Boys Struggles Through the Week

Coming into the week, the Niwot High School boys basketball team really needed to win their four remaining games in order to...

 

Niwot Wrestling Has Two Make State Tournament

All of the work, all of the effort, every dual, every tournament, every practice, all led to this moment for the Niwot High School wrestling team - the opportunity to show out... Full story

 

NHS Girls Basketball Pulls Off Two Straight Wins

In order to keep their playoff hopes alive, the Niwot High School girls basketball team needed to go undefeated in their...

 

Cougar Girls Basketball can't Shake Losing Streak

After starting the season 8-1, the Niwot Cougar girls basketball team has dropped its last four games. Most recently they lost in two games last week against Longmont and... Full story

 

Cougar Boys Basketball Wins at Home, Loses on Road

Starting the week with six games left on the season and a 7-10 record, it was do or die time for the Niwot High School boys... Full story

 

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