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Pee-wee Wrestling Tournament


Gilpin County Elementary School By Sunny Vincent Gilpin County Elementary had a tough group of wrestlers this year. This year there were four coaches Clinton Wenholz, Joe Stranaly, Royce McLain, and Peter Morgan and they had 23 students in grades 1st – 5th who... More »

Black Hawk bans bicycles – again


Alternative bike route provided to busiest streets By Lynn Volkens Bicyclists wanting to connect from Central City to Highway 119 will now have to do it along a circuitous route to bypass a stretch of Black Hawk’s Gregory Street. On April 24, 2013, the Black H... More »

Golddiggers baseball team coming out on top again


Big wins against KIPP Denver Collegiate and Rocky Mountain Lutheran By Patty Unruh Double Header with KIPP The Clear Creek/Gilpin Golddiggers slammed KIPP Denver Collegiate in 3A double header action Saturday April 13 at Clear Creek High School in Evergreen. T... More »

Dante Nadeau goes to State wrestling tournament


Amazing learning experience for Gilpin youth By Patty Unruh Eighth grader Dante Nadeau brought honor to Gilpin County middle school by being selected to represent the school at the State wrestling tournament March 29-30 at the Denver Coliseum. Although Dante d... More »

Clear Creek/Gilpin baseball off to good start


Golddiggers knock off Summit Tigers and Jefferson Saints By Patty Unruh Faceoff with Summit The Clear Creek/Gilpin County Golddiggers baseball team triumphed in its home non-conference game against the Summit Tigers 4-1 on March 19 at Idaho Springs. The Tigers... More »

Lady Eagles disappointed in tournament play


Gilpin finish season with losses to Rocky Mountain Lutheran and Belleview Christian By Patty Unruh In a heartbreaker, the Gilpin County Lady Eagles basketball team got nudged in its tournament game against Rocky Mountain Lutheran (RML) 31-30 on March 1. RML sq... More »

Gilpin Eagles dominate Waldorf Spartans


Boys Basketball Action By George Snyder Spurred on by the inspired leadership by their coach, Paul Hanson, the Gilpin County boys basketball team sharpened their talons and dug them deep into the Denver Waldorf Spartans 43-37 last Friday at the Eagles gym. Wit... More »