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 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    January 22, 2020 

Niwot Youth Sports opens baseball registration

Spring is right around the corner, and Niwot Youth Sports is gearing up for its 51st season of fun and friendly competition o...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    January 22, 2020 

Newcomers boost Niwot at St. Vrain All District Meet

The annual St. Vrain All-District meet marks the midway point of the girls swim season, and after an energetic performance...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Emiley Yie

The Niwot girls swim team lost nearly 20 swimmers to last year's graduation, so heading into the 2019-20 season, head coach...

 

Lopez takes third at Frederick Invitational

Niwot heavyweight Jovani Lopez earned his fifth trip to the podium this season with a third-place finish in the 285-pound cla...

 

Niwot goes 2-0 to start conference play

The Niwot boys basketball team improved to 7-4 on the year, after picking up another pair of wins as Northern League play...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Kyle Reeves

Kyle Reeves has been on the brink of a breakout game for Niwot all season, and when it finally came in the Cougars' 63-40...

 

Niwot seniors shine at annual Gary Daum Classic

The Niwot High gym was stacked to the rafters on Saturday, Jan. 4, as the largest field ever took to the mat for the eighth...

 

Niwot picks up two wins at the Rough Rider Shootout

The Niwot boys basketball team rang in 2020 by going 2-1 at the annual Rough Rider Shootout at Roosevelt, held Jan. 2-4. But...

 

Niwot girls put the rough in Rough Rider Shootout

The Niwot girls basketball team was without the services of top scorers Lily Sieben and Nikki Sims during the Rough Rider...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Keith Hemenway

Keith Hemenway got a jump start on his New Year's resolution to finish his senior wrestling season strong with a trip to the...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    January 1, 2020

Out in Leftfield

VOLLEYBALL Mackenzie Fidelak (Niwot) was part of Stanford's NCAA national championship team, which defeated Wisconsin Dec....

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Jarrett Noterman

The 2019 Niwot football season will be memorable for a number of reasons and the emergence of Jarrett Noterman as a standout...

 

Doug Richards first in state in cyclocross

Doug Richards' cyclocross skills took him to first place in Colorado in the 60+ men's division on Nov. 24 and then on to the...

 

Niwot girls struggle in early weeks of the season

The Niwot girls basketball team fell to 1-5 after dropping the home-opener to Erie 62-25 on Dec. 19. Afterwards, a clearly...

 

Niwot boys stun Erie in home opener

It wasn't quite a Christmas miracle, but Niwot's upset win over the 10th-ranked Erie Tigers on Dec. 19 certainly had fans...

 

Lopez takes seventh at NCCT

Niwot's Jovani Lopez (far left) took seventh overall out of 35 competitors in the 285 lb. bracket at the Northern Colorado...

 

Niwot girls swim ready to reset for new season

Coming off a Northern Conference championship and a 4A runner-up finish last season, the Niwot girl's swim team looks to...

 

Wrestling Preview

The memorable moments have been few and far between for the Niwot wrestling team over the past few seasons, but fifth-year...

 

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 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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....

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    Sports    October 9, 2019

Richards' training pays off in cyclocross races

Niwotian Doug Richards has been racing cyclocross for nearly a decade. Under the watchful eye of a new coach where he's been...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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