During the first quarter, it appeared the Bruins could be headed toward their third straight defeat.
Bruin fans waited in anticipation for months for Cherry Creek High School’s first home football game of the season at the Stutler Bowl. The week prior, Creek lost in a nail biter to a team in Rancho Cucamonga in southern California in the last 31 seconds of the game. This week, Creek lost to third place Pomona, 41–29.
After eight months of intense controversy and extreme negative publicity, Mullen finally appears to be leaving the Emergency Department and heading toward the recovery room after being in the limelight for all the wrong reasons.
Dave Logan, the new Cherry Creek High School football head coach, sat down with us to give us a look into this year’s season.
Alexa Beckwith of St. Mary’s Academy was named to the 2012 High School All America Diving Team by National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association. This award recognizes the top 100 high school divers in the nation. This is her second straight year to receive this national award. Becwith is the 2011 and 2012 Colorado High School 4A state champion. Alexa will be starting her junior year at St. Mary’s Academy.
The third time was the charm for Hannah Porter. After two years in a row as first runner up in the Miss Colorado pageant, the Arapahoe High School graduate finally took the coveted crown on June 16, one day before turning 24 – the hard and fast cutoff age for Miss America contestants.
Centennial welcomed back the city’s own Missy Franklin and five other 2012 Colorado Olympians to Centennial Center Park on Aug. 18. Gov. John Hickenlooper, Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon and other local dignitaries were on hand to celebrate the total of nine medals earned by the state’s athletes.
The proud Warriors of Arapahoe High School have a new leader as school begins this week. Natalie Pramenko, a spirited and highly energetic administrator, is taking over the helm of the popular school, having served as an assistant principal over the last eight years.
During a summer of record heat, the 17-year-old and younger boys of the Cherry Creek Bruins summer baseball team walked away with a national championship. The team earned the coveted Don Mattingly World Series trophy in a 2–1 victory over Michigan’s Oakland Bulldogs in Port St. Lucie, Fla.