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Gilpin Fair blessed with sun, crowds

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Sometimes things work out as planned. Seldom has the Gilpin County Fair gone the entire weekend without a thunderstorm. Last weekend was the exception. ...
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Rockies first in league; Champs win tourney

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     The last of Gilpin County’s  Co-ed Softball League competition was a humdinger. Upsets and turnarounds, extra inning wins, frustration, ...
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Proposal in right field

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     One never knows what will happen when a batter clobbers the ball in between right and center field in a co-ed softball team. A week ago Monday, ...
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Mid-County cycling shop stop

   Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     Boulder has long been a mecca for mountain bikers. Happy Trails in Nederland gives mountain visitors a bike rental and repair haven. The Tin ...
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Brits invade Coal Creek

Dear Editor, The Coal Creek Canyon Park & Recreation District played host for the second summer in a row to Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp from June 2-6 at the CCCK-8 ...
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Baseball returns to Gilpin

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County This year the Gilpin High School baseball players, 11 of them, were part of the Clear Creek team, a combined effort in league play. But that will change ...
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NHS athletes, coaches move on

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland The Nederland High School Spring Sports Banquet was held Monday, May 19, to honor the track and field and soccer athletes. As the students and their parents ...
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Mile High League Championship

When the Mile High League Championship started on Friday, Nederland Middle Senior High School was enveloped in a cold grey mist. Athletes from down below gathered inside the gymnasium, ...