Archive for September, 2013

10 Shot – HS Softball – Columbine at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Softball - Columbine at Ralston Valley

Saturday Morning HS Softball The Columbine Rebels softball team headed to Ralston Valley High School to take on the Mustangs in a conference game Saturday morning.  Ralston Valley scored a run in the second inning, and a run in the sixth inning while keeping Columbine off the scoreboard.  The Rebels had a couple good chances […]

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10 Shot – HS Football – Boulder at Pomona

10 Shot - HS Football - Boulder at Pomona

HS Football Friday night it was raining and miserable out.  I headed to the NAAC in full rain gear to photograph the Pomona Panther’s homecoming game against the Boulder Panthers.  It would stop raining before halftime, but that did not really matter.  Pomona devastated the visiting Boulder team by scoring 44 points in the first […]

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10 Shot – HS Football – Legacy at Arvada West

10 Shot - HS Football - Legacy at Arvada West

HS Football Right after the Arvada West and Ralston Valley tennis match, I headed over to the North Area Athletic Complex to cover the Arvada West Wildcats football team as they hosted the Legacy Lightning. The Wildcats took control early in the game, and never let the Lightning into it.  Scoring 24 points in the […]

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10 Shot – HS Tennis – Arvada West at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Tennis - Arvada West at Ralston Valley

HS Tennis While I have shot Ralston Valley’s HS Tennis team a few times the past two seasons, I have had requests both last year and this year to shoot Arvada West’s HS Tennis team.  Last year, it was too late for me to get to a meet.  This year I planned on getting to […]

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10 Shot – HS Volleyball – Bear Creek at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Volleyball - Bear Creek at Ralston Valley

HS Volleyball – RV gets back on track Bear Creek High School visited Ralston Valley last Wednesday for a Varsity Volleyball match.  The last couple games I had covered at Ralston Valley had ended up in Mustang losses.  But Ralston Valley was able to turn it around and win the match in three straight games […]

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10 Shot – HS Soccer – Green Mountain at Conifer

10 Shot - HS Soccer - Green Mountain at Conifer

HS Soccer For the second day in a row I had a overtime soccer game at the NAAC.  This one only lasted part of the first overtime before Green Mountain netted the golden goal to defeat the Conifer Lobos.  This was a tough game to photograph.  Green Mountain was wearing black uniforms and Conifer were […]

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10 Shot – HS Soccer – Standley Lake at Pomona

10 Shot - HS Soccer - Standley Lake at Pomona

HS Soccer – Double OT I went into this game expecting a blow out by Standley Lake.  The Gators have had a great season so far.  They were undefeated with a record of  7-0 going into this game and ranked 4th in the state.  On the other side of the field, Pomona has been struggling […]

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10 Shot – HS Football – Chatfield at Arvada West

10 Shot - HS Football - Chatfield at Arvada West

HS Football Homecoming I know I am posting a lot of Ralston Valley High School sports this winter.  I am actually trying to slide into Ralston Valley as their preferred photo provider with MaxPreps.  However, that does not mean I am not going to shoot other local schools.  Arvada, Arvada West, Pomona, Standley Lake, Golden, […]

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10 Shot – HS Volleyball – Dakota Ridge at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Volleyball - Dakota Ridge at Ralston Valley

HS Volleyball I headed up to Ralston Valley High School to photograph the Mustangs conference home opener against the visiting Dakota Ridge Eagles.  The JV game was running a little long, so while I was waiting for the Varsity game to start, a RV Varsity parent came to me and told me how much they […]

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10 Shot – HS Softball – Lakewood at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Softball - Lakewood at Ralston Valley

HS Softball With a week of games lost do to the rains and floods in Colorado, it appears that CHSAA is trying to get as many games made up as quickly as possible.  So for the second day in a row I headed to Ralston Valley’s softball field.  After yesterday’s extra inning game, I was […]

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10 Shot – HS Softball – Dakota Ridge at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Softball - Dakota Ridge at Ralston Valley

HS Softball Dakota Ridge squared off with Ralston Valley in a great game on Tuesday evening.  Dakota Ridge jumped to a 1st inning 1-0 lead and held that until the Mustangs tied it up in the bottom of the fifth inning.  It would remain knotted together at the end of regulation and would stay that […]

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10 Shot – HS Football – Greeley Central at Standley Lake

10 Shot - HS Football - Greeley Central at Standley Lake

HS Football Friday night at the North Area Athletic Complex there was suppose to be a hs football game between the Greeley Central Wildcats and Standley Lake Gators.  However, due to the massive rains that were hitting Colorado all week, most of Greeley was underwater and many roads were not safe to drive on, so […]

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A Sporting Life

A Sporting Life

A little over a week ago I was contacted by the editors of A Sporting Life to do a guest article for them.  I had been to the website before, but it was not one I went to on a regular basis.  I checked them out again and was really impressed with the site and […]

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10 Shot – MLS Soccer – FC Dallas at Colorado Take 2

10 Shot - MLS Soccer - FC Dallas at Colorado Take 2

MLS Soccer Wow.  More rain falling, flash flood warnings abound, thunderstorms moving into the area, but we are going to have a soccer game.  As I pulled up to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, it honestly looked liked the wrath of God was bearing down on the stadium.  Black clouds, rain, cloud to […]

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Colorado Floods

Colorado Floods

A Years Worth of Rain In Hours I should have been out there as soon as the flooding started, but taking care of my mom was my first priority, and at first, just getting to Boulder from Arvada did not appear to be the easiest thing to do. On Tuesday when the rains started, it […]

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10 Shot – HS Soccer – Conifer at Standley Lake

10 Shot - HS Soccer - Conifer at Standley Lake

HS Soccer After the massive rain storms hit Colorado earlier in the week, I was finally able to get out to the North Area Athletic Complex to shoot some soccer.  Unfortunately, the rains and lighting would return and the game would end early. Standley Lake came into the game with a 5-0 record while the […]

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10 Shot – HS Soccer – Golden at Standley Lake

10 Shot - HS Soccer - Golden at Standley Lake

HS Soccer This game should have been postponed.  Almost an hour delay getting started because of lightning.  And there was lightning within close by for most of the game.  Is it going to take someone getting struck by lightning to wake people up? This was a rough game played in some cold rain.  Golden scored […]

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10 Shot – NCAA Football – Central Arkansas at Colorado

10 Shot - NCAA Football - Central Arkansas at Colorado

NCAA Football It was a hot day in Boulder at the start of the Central Arkansas Bears and Colorado Buffaloes.  Thankfully, with a 6pm start time, the temperature cooled off a bit.  The game did start with a bad omen though.  The new coach for Colorado got too excited for his first home game and […]

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10 Shot – HS Football – Cherry Creek at Pomona

10 Shot - HS Football - Cherry Creek at Pomona

HS Football Top 10 Showdown! What is better than a top 10 showdown between two 5A HS Football powers?  Well, maybe a showdown between two top 5 powers.  Seventh ranked Cherry Creek headed out to the North Area Athletic Complex on Friday night to face off against the eighth ranked Pomona Panthers.  I was really […]

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10 Shot – HS Softball – Legacy at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Softball - Legacy at Ralston Valley

HS Softball I was back on the diamond at Ralston Valley High School on Wednesday evening for the HS Softball game between the Legacy Lightning and the home team RV Mustangs.  Ralston Valley would win the game, 6-2, with 2 home runs.  There were a couple notes on the photography side.  First, for Legacy, you […]

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10 Shot – HS Volleyball – Doherty at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Volleyball - Doherty at Ralston Valley

HS Volleyball I headed up to Ralston Valley High School to cover the HS Volleyball match between the Doherty Spartans from Colorado Springs and the Ralston Valley Mustangs.  This right after I left the Fairview and RV soccer game at the NAAC during the lightning delay.  The RV gym had some extra visitors as some […]

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10 Shot – HS Soccer – Fairview at Ralston Valley

10 Shot - HS Soccer - Fairview at Ralston Valley

HS Soccer This was the start of a busy evening for me.  Soccer at 4pm followed by Volleyball at 6:30pm.  The game started on time, at the North Area Athletic Complex.  Throughout the game, it appeared that Fairview had the upper hand, controlling the ball for most of the game.  However, Ralston Valley would strike […]

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10 Shot – NCAA Football 2013 – Colorado at Colorado State

10 Shot - NCAA Football 2013 - Colorado at Colorado State

NCAA Football So after last years horrible season, I fully expected the Colorado State Rams to manhandle the Colorado Buffaloes.  I mean, after going 1 and 11 with that only win coming over the Washington State Cougars (a win over WSU should only count as a half a win), a brand new coach in his […]

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