Spartans Athletics

.Doherty High School


Spartans Athletics

.Doherty High School

Spartans Athletics

.Doherty High School

Team News.

Team News

3 days ago @ 3:34PM

XC Week 11 October 18-23


We need your help this Friday 6pm-9:00pm working concessions at the football game.  This helps pay for the uniform rotation. Email Coach Duensing at

  • Monday: Practice 1:00-2:15 at Doherty

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-4:30 Pre- meet

  • Wednesday: JV Championships at Monument Valley North.  Athletes excused at 1:17.  Arrive at Monument Valley by 2:00pm.  Varsity will have pre-meet at MVP, JV races 3:00 and 3:35 see meet sheet for more details

  • Thursday: 5A Region 5 Championship.  Athletes excused at 1:17 to arrive at MVP by 2:00pm.  Varsity races at 3:10 and 4:15.  See meet sheet for more details.

  • Friday: Practice at Doherty for anyone who qualifies for state and for anyone who wants to keep running with the state qualifiers, 3:30-4:30.


  • Saturday: @Bear Creek East for all state qualifiers and those wanting to run with them 8:00am-9:30am

Team News

6 days ago @ 7:18AM

Week 10 Update: Thursday Practice Moved to Doherty

Week 10 Update

Practice Thursday October 14 has been changed to Doherty 3:30-5:15.

K and 500 workout at Carver.

Friday: Seniors led practice or run on your own recovery run 40-45 minutes

Team News

1 week ago @ 3:27PM

XC Week 10: October 11-16

XC Week 10 Congratulations to the Spartan Harriers for a strong showing at the PPAC League meet on Friday. We are positioned to peak in week 12 for the 5A Region 5 State qualifying meet and the El Paso County JV Championship. Monday: @Doherty 3:30-5:15 Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00 in the pool Wednesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:15 Thursday: @Doherty 3:30-5:15 This is a change, due to the weather Friday: Recovery Run Senior led practice or on your own with teammates 40-45 minutes. Saturday: @Ute Valley Park 8:00am-9:30am Parking at Ute Valley Trailhead Ute Valley Trail Head Ute Valley Trailhead

Team News

2 weeks ago @ 3:32PM

XC Week 9: Oct. 4- Oct.9 Homecoming Week

XC Week 9: Homecoming and League Week

Thank you to everyone who put WE BEFORE ME at the Spartan Invite Friday.  Athletes, Coaches, and Parents were impressed on how Doherty showed up.  We were told on numerous occasions that they don't have the support Doherty does.  Thank you for your continued support of Doherty XC. Two meets left then State.

  • Monday: @DHS 3:30-5:30

  • Tuesday: @DHS 3:30-5:15

  • Wednesday: @DHS 3:30-5:15

  • Thursday: @DHS 3:30-4:15

  • Friday: PPAC Championship at Monument Valley North 

    Athletes excused after 2nd period at 9:15.  No bus, find own ride and arrive at MVP North by 10:00am.



    10:30 Coaches Meeting

    11:10 JV Boys (Unlimited entries, score 5)

    11:50 JV girls (Unlimited entries, score 5)

    12:30 PPAC Boys (7 entries, score 5)

    1:10 PPAC Girls (7 entries, score 5)

    1:50 Awards

  • Saturday: 8:00am -9:30, at Red Rock Canyon.  DO NOT MISS THIS PRACTICE.  Saturday practices are REQUIRED and are the most important of the week.

Team News

3 weeks ago @ 1:35PM

XC Week 8, September 27-Oct. 2

XC Week 8, Spartan Invite

This is a big week for Spartan XC.  We need everyone's help in hosting the Spartan Invite at Bear Creek Park East.  We still need volunteers from Noon-5:00, no experience necessary. Email if you can donate snacks and Gatorade for the concessions or if you will volunteer.

  • Monday: @Doherty 3:30-5:15

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:15

  • Wednesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:15

  • Thursday: @Doherty Pre-Meet 3:30-4:15 No pasta party.  Volunteers who have questions come by at 4:15 while we pack up supplies for the meet.  Any donations need to be brought to the meet on Friday by Noon.

  • Friday: Spartan Invite at Bear Creek Park East.  The team is excused after 3rd period to get to Bear Creek by 11:30.  The park entrance will close at Noon.  Anyone arriving after Noon, needs to park at Penrose Equestrian Center or in the neighborhood.  The races start at 2:30 awards and presentation of the check to the Never Alone Foundation happens at 5:00. MEET SHEET CAN BE FOUND UNDER TEAM FILES

  • Saturday: Practice at Boddington Field  8:00am-9:15am located at 2050 Wood Ave. 

Team News

1 month ago @ 10:36AM

Team Picture Order
Team News

1 week ago @ 8:08AM

Weeks 9 and 10 Update: Regional Meet Sheet And Concessions Help

Weeks 9 and 10 Update


we need


Working concessions helps pay for the new uniforms the boys got this season and the girls will get in the next uniform rotation.



Team News

1 month ago @ 3:56PM

Cross Country Week 7, September 20-25

XC Week 7 Sept. 20-25

Congratulations for a strong showing at the Kadet Invite at the Air Force Academy.  Lara's 8th Place and Kendall's 9th Place are the highest finishes for Spartans this season.  We capped off a hard training week with a mental toughness test on a tough course and we had success.  Well done Spartans!

  • Monday: @Garry Berry Stadium for a track workout 3:00pm-4:15.  Be ready to go at 3:00.  Show up before 3:00 so we can use all of the time allotted.

  • Tuesday: @Doherty in the pool for a recovery hydro therapy in the pool. Bring swimsuits and towels along with a change of clothes. 3:30-5:30

  • Wednesday: @Doherty Pre-Meet 3:30-4:15, pasta party to follow at TBA

  • Thursday: Cougar Classic at Monument Valley Park North located at Fontanero and Culebra. Athletes are excused after 5th period at 11:01 to get their own ride to MVP North.  IF you are not running until later and want to stay in class, do so.  Talk with coaches for the best time for you to leave.  MEET SHEET

    Race Schedule

    2:00--Div II Boys (Run 7, Score 4)

    2:30--Div I Girls (Run 9, Score 5) DOHERTY RUNS THIS RACE

    3:10--Middle School Boys (Run all, chip time 9 suspected top runners, score 5; time your runners w/o timing chips)

    3:40--Div. II Girls (Run 7, score 4) 

    4:20--Middle School Girls (Run all, chip time 9 suspected top runners, score 5; time your runners w/o timing chips)

    4:50 p.m. Div. I Boys (Run 9, score 5) DOHERTY RUNS THIS RACE AND THE TWO THAT FOLLOW

    5:20 p.m. Boys Open Race (all divisions, unlimited entries - no scoring, time your own runners)

    5:23 p.m. Girls Open Race (all divisions, unlimited entries - no scoring, time your own runners)

  • Friday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00 recovery run

  • Saturday: @Bear Creek Park East 8:00am-9:30am located at Rio Grande and Creek Crossing.  Meet at the Park Headquarters. located down the park road two hundred yards to the right.

  • We host the Spartan Invite Friday October 1 at Bear Creek East.  We are in desperate need of a minimum of 10 volunteers, Noon-4:30, to pull of this meet. We also need donations of items to sell at the concessions: Gatorades, Snack bars, Other goodies you can think of.  Email to let me know what you can donate and if you can volunteer.  

  • Thank you for your continued support of Doherty Cross Country. 

Team News

1 month ago @ 4:21PM

Cross Country Week 6, September 13-18

XC Week 6

Congratulations to the boys who finished 19th and the girls who finished 20th at Liberty Bell on Saturday.  This week we look forward to the Kadet Invite at the Air Force Academy.

  • Monday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00

  • Wednesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Thursday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00

  • Friday: @Doherty 3:30-4:30 Pre-Meet and Pasta Party

  • Saturday: No bus.  Arrive by 8:00am Enter the Academy through the South entrance, #150, be prepared to show driver's license and vehicle registration.  All vehicles are subject to searches.  Only service animals allowed on campus.  The event is located at Air Academy High School.  See meet sheet for more information.


    9:00 AM              Girls Division 1 Varsity-4A/5A Schools (7 entries-score 5)

    9:40 AM              Boys Division 1 Varsity-4A/5A Schools (7 entries-score 5)

                                 If you are a 2A/3A School and you would like to run in Division 1 please text or email

                                 Chuck Schwartz or Karen Scott (contact info below)

    10:20 AM           Girls JV – 2A/3A Schools (unlimited entries-score 5)

    11:00 AM           Boys JV-2A/3A Schools (unlimited entries-score 5)

    Awards will follow the last race.  Probably looking at 11:50 and we will have them on the football field.

Team News

1 month ago @ 5:53PM

Cross Country Week 5 September 6-11

XC Week 5,  9/6-9/11

Congratulations to the Spartan Harriers for finishing in the top half of the Arapahoe Warrior Invite.  This week is a big week as we run Liberty Bell Saturday September 11.

  • Monday: @Garry Berry 9:00am-10:15am.  Enter through the East Gates at Garry Berry (This is not a voluntary practice, All practices are expectations in order to compete each week.)

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Wednesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Thursday:@Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Friday: @Doherty Pre-Meet 3:30-4:30, Thank you to the Lovato's for hosting the Pasta Party.

  • Saturday: Liberty Bell meet at Heritage High School, 1401 West Geddes Avenue, Littleton, CO 80120.  Bus leaves East lot at 5:45am. Parents, a reminder from past years that access to the streets for cars to get to the high school closes at 8:00am.  Doherty is competing Division 1

  • Varsity Boys:  8:50

  • Varsity Girls:   8:53

  • JV Boys: 10:15

  • JV Girls:  10:18


Team News

1 month ago @ 3:32PM

Cross Country Week 4, August 30- Sept. 4

XC Week 4 August 30- Sept. 4

Congratulations to all the Spartans who had PR's this week at Cherry Creek.  The Boys finished 20th and the Girls 17th out of the 36 school field.

  • Monday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Tuesday: Team Pictures at Doherty then practice 3:30-5:30.  Pictures can be ordered online.  We will post that order form, once the photographer uploads the pictures to her website.

  • Wednesday: @ Greencrest entrance to Palmer Park located at Austin Bluffs and Brenner Place 3:30-5:30 for a run through the park.

  • Thursday: @Doherty Pre-Meet 3:30-4:30.  Pasta party 5:30-7:00.  Directions will be available Thursday.

  • Friday: Arapahoe Meet 

  •  DeKoevend Park: 6301 S University Boulevard, Centennial CO, just north of Arapahoe Rd. on University Blvd.  We will have two activity buses to transport athletes.  Buses leave at 1:00pm.  Athletes are excused at 12:45 from 5th period.  The buses will return after 9:00pm.

  • Saturday: 8:00am-9:30am @Santa Fe Trail AKA the Park and Ride located at the Northwest corner of Woodmen and Corporate.       

Team News

1 month ago @ 3:58PM

XC Week 3 August 23-28

XC Week 3, August 23-28

Congratulations to everyone who ran at Chaparral last week as we had a good beginning to the season on a new course to everyone.  This week we head to Cherry Creek on Saturday.

  • Monday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Wednesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Thursday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Friday: @Doherty 3:30-4:45  No one is signed up to host the pasta party.  If you are able to host, let us know.

  • Saturday: Cherry Creek Meet at Cherry Creek High School.  The bus leaves at 6:45am from the East lot and returns around 1:00pm.  Meet sheet will be posted on our team files by tomorrow evening.

Team News

2 months ago @ 3:04PM

Cross Country Week 2 August 16-21

XC Week 2 August 16-21

Congratulations to everyone who ran and worked the Never Alone Foundation 5K and Scrimmage.  We had life time PR's and first time runners.  It was inspiring to see everyone working together.  This week is our first meet and our first travel meet.  Remember you must wear a mask if you are riding the bus to Parker on Friday. Meet located at Cottonwood park West, Parker.  Directions to the meet.

  • Monday: @Doherty 3:30-5:30

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00

  • Wednesday: @Greencrest entrance to Palmer Park. 3:30-5:30

  • Thursday: @Doherty 3:30-4:45  Pasta Party at the Windsor house 5:30-7:00 for athletes only.  Bring $3 and an appetite.  Directions TBA.

  • Friday: Chaparral Cottonwood XC Meet in Parker. Students are excused at Noon.  Bus leaves the East parking lot at 12:15.  We won't wait for late arrivals. Meet located at Cottonwood park West, Parker.  Directions to the meet. Meet sheet will be posted by Monday at Team Files on our website.  First race is at 3:00.  Bus returns to Doherty around 7:00pm.  Bring money for dinner, we will stop in Castle Rock to eat.

  • Saturday: @Garden of the Gods 7:45am- 9:30am to beat the tourists to the parking spots located in the dirt lot on the South side of Gateway drive and 30th Street.

Team News

2 months ago @ 7:04PM

Cross Country Week 1 August 9-14

XC Week 1, August 9-14

Welcome to the 2021 cross country season.  All paper work is due to the business office prior to being able to practice.  

  • Monday: @ Doherty 3:00pm-5:00pm

  • Tuesday: @ Doherty 3:00pm-5:00pm

  • Wednesday: @ Doherty 3:00pm-5:00pm  parent meeting in the gym at 6:00pm

  • Thursday: @ Doherty 3:00pm-5:00pm

  • Friday: @ Monument Valley Park North located at the corner of Fontanero and Culebra 3:00pm-5:00pm

  • Saturday: Doherty Scrimmage @Monument Valley Park North located at the Corner of Fontanero and Culebra.  Arrive by 6:30am for a 7:30 race time.  We are hosting this meet, so all Doherty athletes need to arrive by 6:30am and leave after we have cleaned the race up around 10:00am.  We need parent volunteers.  Email ROBERT.DUENSING@D11.ORG if you can help.

Team News

2 months ago @ 4:51PM

XC Pre- Season Week 8 July 26-31

XC Pre- Season Week 8 July 26-31

Great week of training last week Spartans.  Way to work together this summer with and without coaches.  This week is a recovery week to set us up for the big push to the beginning of the Fall season.  We are waiting for information from the Business Office on how the online sign up for this season will work.  We will give updates at practice this week and post online.

  • Monday: @Doherty 8:00-9:15am

  • Tuesday: @ Greencrest entrance to Palmer Park located at Brenner Place and Austin Bluffs 8:00-9:15am

  • Wednesday: @Doherty 8:00-9:15am

  • Thursday: @ Monument Valley North located at Culebra and Fontanero 8:00am-9:15am

  • Friday and Saturday on your own or with teammates 


Team News

2 months ago @ 12:23PM

XC Last Week of Pre-Season August 2-7

XC Last Week Pre-Season

August 2-7

Turn in your paper work and fee for this season, by Friday August 6.  Season begins Monday August 9.  Forms are found at DOHERTYATHLETICS.ORG

  • Monday @Doherty 8:00am-9:15

  • Tuesday @ Palmer Park Greencrest entrance located at Brenner Place and Austin Bluffs. 8:00am-9:15

  • Wednesday @Doherty 8:00am-9:15am

  • Thursday @ Monument Valley North culebra and fontanero 8am

  • Friday @ Doherty 8am

  • Saturday @ TBD

Team News

3 months ago @ 3:42PM

Cross Country July 19-24

No coaches this week. You are encouraged to run together. Workouts posted on Strava. Monday @ Doherty Tuesday @ Greencrest Wednesday @ Doherty Thursday @ Monument Valley Friday and Saturday your choice for f locations.

Team News

2 months ago @ 7:47AM

Never Alone Foundation 5k

Never Alone Foundation 5k



Join Doherty Cross Country and Doherty Athletics for the 10th Annual Never Alone Foundation Benefit Run Saturday August 14, Race/Walk Start time 8:05

Team News

1 month ago @ 2:18PM

Ineligibility For All Athletes Not Registered On RSchools

Ineligibility For All Athletes Not Registered On RSchools: Deadline Friday, September 10


Anyone not registered on By Friday September 10 will be ineligible to run Saturday at Liberty Bell.  

This was explained at the mandatory parent meeting with Mrs. Leasure in August.  CHSAA Is making their first pull of info from this site next week.  Without an account, the Doherty Athletic Office is unable to comply with CHSAA rules with regard to updating physicals and other information.  


Parents must create an account and register your athlete.

Team News

4 weeks ago @ 7:28AM

Spartan Invite HELP needed

We Need Your Help Friday Oct. 1

Hello Spartan XC family.  We are in need of help at the Spartan Invite. This is our only fundraiser and an opportunity to show the state cross country community Spartan Pride!  We are hosting the largest meet in the state next weekend.  We need your help to make it run smooth. 

 Email if you are able to help with the following:

  • If you have a trailer and can transport a golf cart to Bear Creek Park East next Friday morning and bring back to Doherty Friday evening.

  • If you can volunteer Noon-5:00pm at Bear Creek East, no experience necessary, plus you get to watch your child run up close.

  • To donate Gatorades and snacks for our concession stand

  • If you can help with set up 8:00am-Noon.

  • If you have an EZ up canopy we could use to cover our trainer and our concession stand.

Thank you again for your continued support of Doherty Cross Country.

Team News

1 month ago @ 6:41PM

Pasta Party at Kendall’s House Friday

Pasta Party at the Windsor house Friday after practice

Team News

1 month ago @ 1:43PM

Cross Country Today, Thursday Meet at 3:10

Cross Country Today, Thursday Meet at 3:10 in Gym Will Run Greenways for Base Run.  Practice over and be picked up 5:00pm