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 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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....

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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 Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 9, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Halie Ostrom

Like Goldilocks, it took recent Niwot graduate Halie Ostrom a few tries before she found the sport that checked all the...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    June 2, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Micah Sheats

In his final stretch at Niwot High, the dreaded senioritis has eluded pitcher/outfielder Micah Sheats on the baseball...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 26, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Kiera Flanagan

With 10 goals and 2 assists in five games, speedy senior Kiera Flanagan has led the Niwot girls soccer team to a 5-0 start...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 19, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Joaquin Herrera

When Joaquin Herrera enrolls at Adams State University in August, he will become the first student in his family to attend...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    May 12, 2021

Josh Strid – Student Athlete of the Week

Niwot High catcher Josh Strid was set to take on varsity catching duties for the Cougars in 2020, but the season was cancelle...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 5, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week Ismael Dominguez

Senior forward Ismael Dominguez didn't earn the nickname "Big Game Ish" by accident. His penchant for being in the right plac...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week - Keegan Stobbe

Ever since joining the varsity squad as a freshman, Keegan Stobbe has energized Niwot soccer's attack with his speed and...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Carter Kruse

There wasn't much drama in Niwot soccer's 6-0 rout of Roosevelt on April 5, but at least one play will always be memorable...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Connor Grant

As a varsity defender for Niwot soccer, Connor Grant is usually more concerned with keeping the ball out of the net than putt...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Natasha Terekhova

Niwot's long-delayed 2021 volleyball season is off to an undefeated start, and senior Natasha Terekhova is one of the main...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Reeves Moor

Reeves Moor has been passionate about basketball since the age of eight, but, for complicated reasons, he decided to take up...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    March 3, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week-Adeline Spencer

It has been an adversity-filled but ultimately fruitful journey at Niwot for girls basketball senior Adeline Spencer. Through...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Hayden Morford

Niwot boys basketball has had its share of drama over the past four seasons, but one moment in an unremarkable C-team game...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week - Grace Wardle

Like all seniors in the class of 2021, Niwot girls basketball point guard Grace Wardle has been dealt a rough hand. The...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Josh Armas

It would have been understandable if Josh Armas had skipped the 2021 Niwot wrestling season. After all, Boulder County...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-MacKenzie Demmel

The Class of 2020 may have lost prom and a conventional graduation to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Class of 2021 is on...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Gage Gruidel

At 6-feet, 5-inches, Niwot power forward Gage Gruidel may look like a natural-born basketball player, but due to a severe...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Elizabeth Duncan

Looking over the long list of Elizabeth Duncan's high school achievements, a few words leap to mind: varied, wide-ranging, un...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Xavier Moy

There were plenty of amazing moments for the Niwot Cougars during their historic win at the 2020 state tennis championships,...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Ashton Campie

Ashton Campie is passionate about the non-American version of "football," so when the 2020 high school boys soccer season...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Charlie Herring

For Niwot first-year coach Nikolas Blume, the 2020 football season will be memorable for many things, and not all of them...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Ayden Bartko

For anybody who has followed Niwot football over the past few years, the name Ayden Bartko should ring a bell. Niwot's...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Lucca Fulkerson

Lucca Fulkerson didn't start her decorated cross country career at Niwot, but if everything goes according to plan, the...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Dulce Amaya

Dulce means "sweet or mild" in Spanish, but the Niwot catcher by that name was a tough out on the softball diamond last week....

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Jesse Horn

There's almost nothing normal about the way Jesse Horn's senior year at Niwot High started, so he's grateful for the one thin...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Sam Keronen

Captain Sam Keronen has one goal for his upcoming senior tennis season: win the elusive Class 4A state championship for...

 

Student of the Week: James Tran

During his four years at Niwot High, James Tran was always eager to accept a new challenge, from joining the knitting club, t...

 

Senior Rachael Triplett on graduation

For graduating senior Rachael Triplett, much of her career at Niwot High School has been marked by her involvement in clubs...

 

Student of the Week: Audrey Rhoadarmer

For Audrey Rhoadarmer, being editor of the Niwot High yearbook was more like holding a part-time job, albeit one with no pay...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 27, 2020

Student-athlete of the Week: Jack Kenkel

As an IB student and multi-sport athlete at Niwot, senior Jack Kenkel didn't choose the path of least resistance in high scho...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 20, 2020

Student-athlete of the Week: Julea Trank-Greene

When Julea Trank-Greene came to Niwot as a freshman, she thought her path to high school athletic success would end on a...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 13, 2020

Student-athlete of the Week: Maedee Trank-Greene

Pringles® may not represent the Platonic ideal of a potato chip, but its stackable shape makes for a fascinating...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Julia Solem

In the world before the coronavirus pandemic, Niwot golfer Julia Solem was on the cusp of what promised to be an exceptional...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Milo Ostwald

Running in the hallways at school is usually grounds for a reprimand, but for speedy Niwot basketball forward Milo Ostwald,...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week

By the time she reached high school, senior keeper Quinn Gossett thought her soccer playing days were well behind her, but...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Abby Eidsness

Fourth-year varsity lacrosse defender Abby Eidsness didn't realize it at the time, but mom knew best when it came to the...

 

Student of the Week-Rumi Natanzi

At age 13, Rumi Natanzi suffered a medical emergency that required years of recovery. She spent a lot of that time listening...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Lily Sieben

The 2019-20 Niwot girls basketball season is one that most of its participants would rather forget, but senior Lily Sieben wi...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    March 4, 2020

Student-Athlete of the Week: Cooper Sheldon

A lot of students play basketball in high school, but few inhabit the sport the way Niwot's Cooper Sheldon does. The six-foot...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Jovani Lopez

Jovani Lopez got more than he bargained for when he joined the Niwot wrestling team as a ninth-grader, but the senior...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Daniel Torres

Daniel Torres didn't know much about wrestling when he reluctantly joined Niwot's team as a freshman, which makes his...

 

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...

 

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