On Wednesday, we brought you our most-read stories from the 2018 calendar year. Today, we list some of our favorite stories that have run on CHSAANow this year, ordered chronologically.
Outdoor game could be a building block for Woodland Park hockey
Jan. 3 | By Dan Mohrmann
It was a party in the woods on Wednesday night in Woodland Park. And in the middle of it was a hockey game.
Conifer's Cayden Condit takes aim at becoming state wrestling's first female placer
Jan. 11 | By Ryan Casey
There is no mistaking her goal. Cayden Condit wants to become the first female wrestler to ever place at the state tournament.
Chloe Welch is the engine that drives Mesa Ridge girls basketball
Jan. 19 | By Dan Mohrmann
What makes Mesa Ridge girls basketball star Chloe Welch so special is that she's the best when it comes to rallying her teammates.
Bahls balance family and basketball on the court
Feb. 5 | By Dennis Pleuss
Amy and Michael Bahl work as a team to balance family life while coaching successful basketball programs at Evergreen High School and Metro State University.
Ed McCaffrey is ready to dive headfirst into his passion: coaching football, and mentoring young athletes
Feb. 7 | By Ryan Casey
Ed McCaffrey says he took a step back from football over the past decade, not wanting to draw away from his sons. He's ready to dive back in.
Deaguero family continues to add to its legacy with Adams City wrestling
Feb. 16 | By Brian Miller
It was only fitting that during the first state wrestling tournament in nearly three decades that he hasn’t served as a head coach, Tom Deaguero received a huge ovation from a packed house Friday night at Pepsi Center.
USA Basketball, NBA recommend shot clock for high school basketball; what does it mean for Colorado?
Mar. 20 | By Ryan Casey
The use of a shot clock in high school basketball has long been debated. Now USA Basketball and the NBA have weighed in.
Palmer Ridge girls lacrosse's Liz Phillips likes to shine on the big stage
Apr. 5 | By Dan Mohrmann
There's something about being on a field with a stick in her hands that brings out the best in Palmer Ridge's Liz Phillips.
Denver East's Arria Minor has become one of the country's best sprinters
Apr. 12 | By Ryan Casey
Arria Minor is a junior at Denver East, but she is already one of the nation's top sprinters — thanks in part to some growth in dealing with pre-race anxiety.
Dawson's Gavyn Pure is one of Colorado's best lacrosse players ever, but he's about more than lacrosse
May 10 | By Ryan Casey
Gavyn Pure is a two-time player of the year, and one of the best lacrosse players in state history. And, according to his coach, he's not overly concerned with any of that.
Telluride's Soleil Gaylord continues to rack up medals at state track
May 18 | By Dan Mohrmann
Telluride's Soleil Gaylord is no stranger to piling up medals and she continued to do just that on the second day of the state track meet.
Windsor's Sarah Johnson wins two state titles in two days
May 25 | By Quentin Sickafoose
In a matter of about 24 hours, things for Sarah Johnson changed more drastically than she ever could have imagined.
Palmer Ridge's Ty Evans has a competitive edge that makes him stand out on the football field
June 29 | By Dan Mohrmann
Ty Evans hates losing. It doesn't matter if it's with his Palmer Ridge teammates on the football field or by himself when he's playing pickup basketball at lunch against one of his friends.
Castle View football in good hands with Todd Casebier's blueprint
July 6 | By Dan Mohrmann
After finding success at three other programs, Todd Casebier is looking to turn around the football fortunes at Castle View.
La Veta's summer athletic programs take a back seat to Spring Fire
July 13 | By Dan Mohrmann
La Veta High School no longer hosts summer workouts for its athletes. Instead it is used as a staging ground to help firefighting efforts.
Gilpin County's new football field and track is a jewel in the mountains
July 27 | By Ryan Casey
It's a jewel cut into the side of a mountain. And come Friday nights this all, that jewel will be shining bright above the casinos just down the road.
Kit Carson's volleyball dominance is fueled by its family makeup
Aug. 15 | By Dan Mohrmann
Kit Carson is ready for an encore of 2017's historical volleyball season. The Wildcats didn't drop a set and came away with the 1A title.
Football players get a small taste of the NFL at media day
Aug. 18 | By Ryan Casey
Football players from 20 teams took part in the inaugural high school football media day hosted by the Denver Broncos and CHSAA on Friday.
Sedgwick County, a three-time defending football champion, is embracing the target on its back
Aug. 21 | By Ryan Casey
The most consistently successful high school football program in Colorado over the past three years? It's Sedgwick County. And there's no debate.
The addition of 2A boys soccer provides more opportunities for student-athletes
Sept. 5 | By Dan Mohrmann
The new 2A classification of boys soccer began play this fall with 25 teams who were split out based on enrollment numbers.
Colorado Academy's Jordaan twins looking for big senior years in boys tennis and girls golf
Sept. 13 | By Dan Mohrmann
Richter and Caroline Jordaan enter their senior years at Colorado Academy looking for elusive titles in boys tennis and girls golf.
A turnaround at Jefferson football is underway in the form of a 3-0 start
Sept. 19 | By Kevin Carmody
Jefferson, which came into the season with a 37-game on-field losing streak, is one of the season’s early surprise stories, starting 3-0 and injecting plenty of hope for the future.
Aurora Central's new gym floor has a unique twist: it's all black
Sept. 27 | By Ryan Casey
When a project to upgrade Aurora Central's heating system meant the gym floor would need to be replaced, athletic director Rod Harrison saw a great opportunity ahead.
Surgery doesn't derail Chatfield's Christian Holmes in his quest to defend tennis title
Oct. 3 | By Dennis Pleuss
Defending Class 5A No. 1 single state champion Christian Holmes of Chatfield is back on the tennis court less than two months after knee surgery.
With the South Central League full of Pueblo teams, rivalries set to intensify
Oct. 4 | By Dan Mohrmann
With the Pueblo teams back in the same conference, the South Central League will provide intense football rivalries in 2018.
Montrose and Fruita Monument volleyball rallied together for Alzheimer's awareness
Oct. 24 | By Dan Mohrmann
A personal connection for Shane Forrest prompted the Montrose and Fruita Monument volleyball teams to rally for Alzheimer's awareness.
The story of Colorado's first sanctioned high school football season, and championship game, in 1921
Nov. 13 | By Ryan Casey
Nearly 97 years ago, the formation of a group of schools into an athletic conference gave rise to what became the first-ever sanctioned high school football championship in the state of Colorado. This is the story of the 1921 season
What does it take to reach a state football championship game? The coaches weigh in
Nov. 30 | By Ryan Casey
There are three championship football games set for Saturday. This week, the coaches of all six teams talked about what it took to get there.
Stanford girls basketball lineup will soon fill with Colorado talent
Dec. 21 | By Dan Mohrmann
Regis Jesuit's Fran Belibi, Discovery Canyon's Ashten Prechtel and Cherry Creek's Jana Van Gytenbeek have found a shared basketball home.