On Thursday, we brought you our most-read stories from the 2019 calendar year. Today, we list some of our favorite stories that have run on CHSAANow this year, ordered chronologically.
Southern Colorado basketball official Nick Lave calls it a career after 41 years
Jan. 4 | By Dan Mohrmann
For one last time on Thursday night, Nick Lave took the court to do what he has done for 41 years as a basketball official in Colorado. He wanted to make the playing field level and let the kids decide the outcome of the game.
Jaedon Bowles is on a mission to get Manual boys basketball some respect
Jan. 18 | By Dan Mohrmann
After just a few minutes, it's clear that Manual senior guard Jaedon Bowles belongs on a basketball court.
Brennan Rigsby is helping De Beque boys basketball evolve into a small school power
Jan. 25 | By Dan Mohrmann
A lot of Colorado high school basketball fans will often have a question floating around in their heads: What did Brennan Rigsby do yesterday?
Remembering the Coach Irv Brown and his lasting impact
Feb. 12 | By Dennis Pleuss
Irv Brown guided Arvada High School’s baseball team to a state championship in the spring of 1964.
Ponderosa's Cohlton Schultz: A once-in-a-generation wrestler who just may be the state's best
Feb. 20 | By Ryan Casey
He was in Slovakia, fresh off making the semifinals in an international tournament, and Cohlton Schultz couldn't shake the disappointment.
History made: Three wrestlers become four-time state champions
Feb. 23 | By Brian Miller
It was an historic night at Pepsi Center, something that wasn’t lost on those who were there to witness greatness first-hand.
An epic video recap of the 2019 state wrestling tournament
Feb. 25 | By Kai Casey
The 2019 state wrestling tournament saw three four-time champions, and a host of other epic moments over the three days at the Pepsi Center.
DSST: Stapleton boys basketball coach Soco Sandoval thrives on his youth
Feb. 28 | By Dan Mohrmann
Sometimes an age gap is overrated. That certainly appears to be the case for the boys basketball team at DSST: Stapleton.
Grandview girls basketball leaning on youth in big moments
March 7 | By Brian Miller
Last March, Lauren Betts was an eighth-grade student watching Grandview’s girls basketball team win a second consecutive Class 5A state championship at the Denver Coliseum.
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Pine Creek baseball's Riley Cornelio brings next-level heat
March 27 | By Dan Mohrmann
As the Pine Creek hitters get their practice swings in before game time, a very distinct noise can be heard off the third base foul line.
Unified bowling, girls wrestling and boys volleyball become sanctioned sports
April 24 | By Ryan Casey
Unified bowling, girls wrestling and boys volleyball were all approved in a vote by the Legislative Council during its annual meeting on Wednesday.
Yuma's Paul Brophy wasn't going to let cancer keep him off the baseball field
April 24 | By Dan Mohrmann
Yuma pitcher Paul Brophy might be the toughest student-athlete in Colorado. One look at his stat line in MaxPreps will show casual fans that he's certainly good at baseball, but sometimes measuring toughness is difficult to do.
Girls track: Valor Christian's Anna Hall puts the finishing touches on a remarkable career; other top performances from the meet
May 18 | By Brad Cochi
Five weeks ago, Anna Hall’s ankle was in a boot and with her final Colorado track and field state championships in doubt, the Valor Christian senior wasn’t doing much smiling around that time.
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Spurs guard Derrick White, a Legend grad, reflects on the impact of high school basketball
June 27 | By Ryan Casey
In the same fieldhouse where he had once been a camper, and later a coach at camps, Derrick White hosted his inaugural Basketball Academy this week, drawing hundreds of attendees who ranged from elementary high school.
Prairie's Hannah Kinnison shows that Division I volleyball talent is littered throughout Colorado
July 22 | By Dan Mohrmann
A stigma sometimes exists in high school sports that if an athlete wants to play their sport at a high level in college, they must play at a big high school.
Golden’s softball twins present double trouble for opponents
Aug. 16 | By Dennis Pleuss
The offensive numbers Golden’s identical twins Makayla and Makenzie Middleton have put up the previous three seasons on the softball field is mind boggling.
Front Range golf tournament experiments with complete digital scoring
Aug. 16 | By Dan Mohrmann
The Front Range golf tournament that was played at Riverdale Knolls this past Wednesday was yet another sign that high school athletics are moving further into the digital age.
Kit Carson's small-town environment provides a memorable game day experience to its football team
Aug. 18 | By Dan Mohrmann
Roughly 20 minutes after journeying southbound from the junction of Colorado Highways 94 and U.S. Route 287, passing cars roll into a small community that houses a dominant football program.
Air Academy RB Sam Beers has rushed for 12 TDs in the past two games
Sept. 27 | By Derek Lee
Lightning threatened before game time and rain drizzled down as well, but Sam Beers brought the thunder all game long.
Steamboat Springs volleyball coach Wendy Hall wins 500th career match
Oct. 4 | By Ryan Casey
Wendy Hall joined elite company on Thursday night as she won her 500th career match.
Alameda boys soccer building something special
Oct. 7 | By Dennis Pleuss
Alameda International boys soccer coach Cesar Alcocer is helping to set a new standard.
Erie slugger Kat Sackett is hitting a ton of homers — when teams decide to pitch to her
Oct. 10 | By Paul Soriano
Game days for Erie softball star Kat Sackett are a walk in the park — literally.
State gymnastics: Thornton's Hailey Like shines during individual event finals
Nov. 9 | By Paul Soriano
Thornton’s Hailey Like put the rest of Class 5A on notice Saturday at the state gymnastics individual event finals.
A look back at the 2019 state volleyball tournament
Nov. 20 | By Boogie Brown Media
A dramatic look back at the 2019 state volleyball tournament, including all the dogpiles, celebrations and championship moments.
Video: A look back at the 2019 4A and 5A football championships
Dec. 9 | By Boogie Brown Media
Sargent one of many schools benefiting from state spirit's new game day division
Dec. 6 | By Dan Mohrmann
Throughout a given school year, the most exposure that fans have to their respective schools spirit teams are what they see on the sidelines during other competitions. The purpose of those teams is to generate excitement and enthusiasm for football, basketball or volleyball teams.