The Arapahoe Pinnacle

Op Ed: Look at the similarities in Brady, Osweiler career beginnings

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Anyone who watches football understands the magnitude of the rivalry between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. All season long, the entire league was looking forward to what could perhaps be the last head-to-head between these two legends. It was a game everyone around the country was tuned in for. That was until Peyton Manning suffered a torn plantar’s fascia in his foot...

Op Ed: Kobe is going, but no NBA fan should forget him

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

December 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

When crumpling up a piece of paper, the first instinct is to fade away from the trash bin and shoot the wad of paper. When the wad is sailing through the air you don’t shout MJ, you shout K-o-b-e. Over the past 20 years, the NBA was taken by storm by a 17-year-old guard out of Philly. He was the first high schooler ever taken in the NBA draft, and to this day. At the...

Op Ed: Despite gut-punch, no need for panic — yet

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pnnacle Sports Columnist

November 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Following last week’s gut-punching first loss to Indianapolis, Denver took the field Sunday hoping to reverse its regression. The Broncos faced division rival Kansas City in a rematch of Denver’s week-two, 31-24 come-from-behind victory. Peyton Manning entered the game needing only three passing yards to surpass Brett Favre’s all-time career passing yards record and...

Op Ed: Broncos’ silly errors cost them the game in Indianapolis

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

November 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Sunday’s bout between Denver and Indianapolis had more than an undefeated record on the line. Two of the sport’s highest individual accomplishments were on the brink of being broken by Peyton Manning. Both records are owned by the legendary Brett Favre. All Peyton needed to do was win the game and throw for 284 yards to dethrone the Packer great. Ironically the team...

Op Ed: With signature win over Packers, Broncos prove they’ll be remembered

Anthony, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

November 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Going into Sunday Night’s gauntlet match against Green Bay, the Denver Broncos had some heads still left to turn. Several NFL analysts said the Broncos hadn’t been “tested” in their previous six wins. For the past two weeks they had been preparing for an offense lead by perhaps the greatest quarterback of all time (even better than Peyton Manning), Aaron Rodgers,...

Broncos 29, Packers 10

November 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

Altered perspective: from athlete to coach

Altered perspective: from athlete to coach

October 27, 2015

For a high school athlete who’s concluding his or her senior season, a trident begins to form in the road. Most people believe only two routes exist:...

NBA season is here, and this new-look Nuggets team may be

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

October 27, 2015

Filed under Sports

Halloween’s right around the corner, and this marks the revival of costumes, excessive candy consumption, and a new NBA season. After an offseason that went down as the most expensive in history, many players found new homes but the front runners stayed neutral. The Warriors, Spurs, Thunder, and LeBron Ja – I mean the Cavs are the favorites to hoist the Larry O’Brien...

For Smith, lifting is a way of life — and a way to life

For Smith, lifting is a way of life — and a way to life

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

October 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Male body builders are very common, especially in Colorado, which is known as the healthiest state in this country. Women body builders are quite rare...