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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...

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

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...

 

Student of the Week: Davita Bird

Davita Bird has always been interested in how things work, so at the suggestion of her mother, an engineer at Seagate, 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    September 4, 2019

Student-Athlete of the Week: Preston Lee

Knowing children in Uganda were playing soccer barefoot, and in some instances with only one cleat, was not acceptable to...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Nolan Johan

Niwot senior Nolan Johan was named Most Valuable Athlete for his outstanding individual performance at the 2019 Boulder...

 

Student of the Week: Aidan Peairs

March can be a tense time of the year for ambitious high school students waiting on college acceptance letters, but so far... Full story

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Misha Barrett

Niwot sophomore Misha Barrett loves two things: playing basketball and “making the fans happy.” As shooting guard for... Full story

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: DaeMonte Terry

The Niwot football team didn’t win many games in 2018, but it was, by many measures, the most successful season in years.... Full story

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Katie Hirsh

The Niwot volleyball team had many weapons at its disposal this season, and one of the most effective was the irrepressible... Full story

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Mario Muñoz

Niwot entered the 2018 boys soccer season with four first-time starters on the back line, but stopping goals turned out to be... Full story

 

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