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Coronavirus creates challenge for college-bound Niwot athletes


April 22, 2020

Jocelyn Rowley

A dramatic finish by Jack Kenkel in the boys 4x400 secured Niwot's team title at the 2019 Class 4A state track and field championships

Playing collegiately is a goal for many high school athletes across the country. It takes talent, hours of work, and equally important, the ability to get recognized and connected with a college coach.

Niwot High School counselor and Head Track and Field Coach Kelly Christensen has not let the coronavirus prevent him from helping student athletes connect with colleges.

"We're doing more than we normally would as far as really reaching out to coaches of these programs that kids want to go to and trying to make sure they're heard and they're not being ignored," Christensen said, "whether t...

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