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"Resilient" Cougars fall in softball regionals

Though it was the perfect fall day for outdoor sports, the outcome of a pair of games for Niwot High School's Varsity...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Niwot held scoreless at Thompson Valley

Niwot Cougars head coach Nikolas Blume didn't mince his words after the team's 34-0 loss on the road at Thompson Valley (2-4)...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Kenneth Rosales named new Niwot baseball head coach

Former Lyons head coach Kenneth Rosales is the new leader atop Niwot baseball. Rosales brings his unique coaching journey to...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Singles power Niwot to 3rd place finish at state

Behind a title-winning performance from LiChen Liao at No. 2 singles, the Niwot boys tennis team finished third overall at...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Raaghav Agarwal

With his varsity tennis season now behind him, Niwot senior Raaghav Agarwal is turning his attention to another type of...

 

Niwot boys clinch 11th straight regional tennis title

The Niwot boys tennis team punched its ticket to the Class 4A state championships with a rousing team win at the 2021 Region...

 

Niwot falls to fourth-ranked Fort Morgan

It's cliche to say that a team played better than the final score indicated, but for second-year head coach Nik Blume, it's a...

 

Playoff-bound Cougars honor seniors as regular season wraps up

Niwot varsity and junior varsity softball players honored seniors Hannah Bassett, Ava McComas and Jasmine Aldama for senior...

 

Niwot sweeps Mountain View for eighth straight win

Losing a star player never helps a team, but the absence of standout middle hitter Zoe Gibbs didn't seem to hurt the Niwot...

 

Gunlikson captures sixth place at state golf championships

The third time was a charm for senior Niwot golfer Christopher Gunlikson at the 2021 class 4A golf championships, held Oct....

 

Classen leads Niwot to road win over Skyview

Junior quarterback Ben Classen was definitely the star of Niwot's 42-13 win over Skyview, but it was senior Bryce Nemec who h...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Aldama

Through Oct. 3, Jasmine Aldama has put on the Niwot softball uniform a whopping 83 times in her career. The versatile senior...

 

Niwot boys clinch berth to Class 4A state championships

The Niwot boys golf team is heading back to the Class 4A championships, after a rock steady round at the Region 3 qualifying...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Christopher Gunlikson

During his first three seasons as a Niwot varsity golfer, talented left-hander Christopher Gunlikson was one of the league's...

 

Niwot boys cruise to fourth straight win

Senior Jacob Elston scored twice, while three of his teammates also found the back of the net as the Niwot boys soccer team...

 

Niwot teams claim first at Desert Twilight XC Festival

On Sept. 24, Niwot cross country added another data point to the growing body of evidence that its teams are among the best i...

 

Niwot trounces Riverdale Ridge for homecoming win

The Niwot offense got off to another slow start in its Sept. 17 matchup against league foe Riverdale Ridge, scoring just six...

 

Bergen leads ailing Niwot boys to a win at the St. Vrain Invitational

Niwot cross country coach Kelly Christensen wasn't surprised when nationally-ranked runner Zane Bergen crossed the finish...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Isaac Robinson

Niwot senior Isaac Robinson describes himself as "a little bit of a perfectionist" when it comes to academics, a tendency...

 

Olympic homecoming

Niwot High graduate ('14) and 2020 Olympian Elise Cranny is returning to her alma mater. On Friday, Sept. 17, the decorated...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Olivia Sroka

Whether she's gliding down the snowy slopes of Winter Park or mastering the balance beams, Olivia Sroka does so with ease....

 

Niwot bats come alive at Berthoud Invitational

Behind sophomore Anne Booth and her 10 RBIs, Niwot won three out of four games at the Berthoud Invitational softball...

 

Niwot's Mia Curry sets sights on another Class 4A championship

Niwot gymnast Mia Curry admitted that winning a third straight Class 4A all-around title is in the "back of her mind," but...

 

Niwot holds on to beat #3 Thompson Valley

It was a night of big kills, big digs, and even bigger comebacks as #5 ranked Niwot took on #3 Thompson Valley in an...

 

Lackluster Niwot thumped by Eagle Valley

Niwot's Sept. 11 matchup against Eagle Valley (2-0) got off to a thrilling start for the home fans, with a foiled onside...

 

Niwot volleyball takes down rival Silver Creek

After coming into the week ranked fifth in Class 4A, the Niwot volleyball team proved itself worthy on Sept. 1 by cruising...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Thomas Carnagie

Niwot's 26-20 win over Thornton in the final football game of the 2020 season wasn't just the team's sole victory of the year...

 

Stout defense bestows win in Niwot's season opener

Games are often won or lost in the red zone and that proved true in Niwot football's season opener at Greeley Central on...

 

Niwot volleyball impressive in season-opening win

Before the 2021 volleyball season began, fifth-year head coach Daisha Agho wasn't sure if she was more excited about the...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Zoe Gibbs

Playing NCAA Division I college volleyball has long been a dream for Niwot senior Zoe Gibbs and, after three impressive...

 

Cougars flaunt offseason improvements in opening week

The fall sports season has officially arrived with Niwot softball kicking off its slate of non-league games. After dropping...

 

Niwot football leaning on returning talent

Year two of the Coach Nik Blume era will commence at 7 p.m. on Aug. 27 when the Niwot football team opens its season at Greel...

 

Niwot boys soccer returns to action following short offseason

Just about four months separate the Niwot Cougars from the heartbreak they endured in the Class 4A boys state soccer...

 

All signs point to repeat state titles for Niwot cross country in 2021

Another championship sweep for Niwot at the 2021 Class 4A cross country meet isn't a foregone conclusion, but it's hard to...

 

Niwot softball ready to take next step

After winning two of its final three games last season, the Niwot softball team is primed for continued success in 2021....

 

Niwot boys golf kicks off 2021 season at Spartan Invitational

Mere weeks after coaching the Niwot girls golf team to a top-10 finish at the Class 4A state championships, seventh-year...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    August 4, 2021

Silver Creek graduate Valerie Allman wins gold in Olympic discus

After narrowly missing the qualifying mark for the 2016 Team USA women's discus team, Silver Creek graduate Valerie Allman...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 28, 2021

NHS alum and Olympian Elise Cranny's family bracing for week ahead

Niwot High School alum Elise Cranny will take the world's center stage on July 30 at 4 a.m. MST when she competes for...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    July 28, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Taylor James

The Niwot track and field program has produced its fair share of talented athletes, most notably Elise Cranny, who will be re...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 21, 2021

Niwot football to host youth camp on July 24 amidst productive summer

Niwot high School Head Coach Nik Blume and his staff will be hosting a youth football camp on July 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. The free camp will be held at the NHS football field an...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 21, 2021

Niwot places 17 student-athletes on Season D All-State teams

With both the Niwot girls and boys track and field teams taking first place in the 4A state meet, it was no surprise that...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 7, 2021

Niwot baseball coach Adam Strah resigns

Niwot head baseball coach Adam Strah announced his resignation on June 21. Since his promotion to the head coaching position in 2017, the Cougars compiled a 20-57 record in...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 30, 2021

Making history: Niwot's record-setting weekend at the Class 4A state track & field championships

To say that Niwot's track and field teams turned in a historically dominating performance at the 2021 Colorado Class 4A...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    June 30, 2021

Following April surgery, special needs student Misha Barrett runs in state track meet

Misha Barrett enjoyed every minute of the spotlight when he raced in the state Special Olympics 100 meter dash on June 24....

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    June 30, 2021

NYS crowns three baseball champions, navigates rainy weekend

The seniors' division Hawks, majors' Giants and AAA's Cannon Ballers all took home the gold in the 2021 Niwot Youth Sports...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 23, 2021

Niwot girls make early exit from soccer playoffs

It wasn't easy for Niwot girls soccer coach Jenna Machado to find the positives after the Cougars' 7-0 loss to Windsor in...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 23, 2021

Niwot girls wrap up season at 2021 Class 4A state golf championships

The Niwot girls golf team didn't win any titles at the 2021 Class 4A state championships, but after a resilient performance...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 16, 2021

Emily Creek claims No. 3 singles title at state tennis championships

Decorated Niwot athlete Emily Creek called it a career at the Class 4A state tennis tournament on June 12, but not before...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    June 16, 2021

Seniors close out careers for Niwot baseball

It's not every year that a Niwot varsity baseball roster will include 10 seniors. Following a COVID-19 stolen junior season,...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 9, 2021

Niwot girls tennis claims regional crown

The Niwot girls tennis team is heading back to the Class 4A state championships after a dominating performance at the Region...

 

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