Girls basketball: Erie finds inspiration in ‘Hustle and Heart’

Bands honor the memory of Lakewood's Mackenzie Forrest Mackenzie Forrest was an undersized player with a big talent and a bigger heart who inspired a number of her fellow Colorado prep basketball players while she played for Lakewood High School. Known as "Lil Mac," Forrest died in a car accident on March

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Starting May 23, 2016 CDOT, the Colorado State Patrol and 30+ local law enforcement agencies around the state will begin the May seat belt enforcement period. This is the biggest seat belt campaign of the year and is a national effort. During the two week enforcement period, law enforcement will hand out the informational

Tributes pour in for late Colorado hoops star

When Lakewood, Colo. star Mackenzie Forrest died tragically in a one-car accident returning from the state championships in Boulder, she left behind an enormous network of friends, family and supporters. They haven’t forgotten her for a moment in the days since, and aren’t likely to anytime soon. “She showed her happiness,” her mother,

Mackenzie Forrest, R.I.P.: Crash Takes Life of Budding Basketball Star

Mackenzie Forrest was on the cusp of a promising collegiate basketball career. But now, her friends, family and loved ones are preparing to lay her to rest on Thursday following a car accident that ended what one Facebook tribute describes as "her beautiful life." Forrest was a standout player for Lakewood High

Mackenzie Forrest, a popular senior Lakewood basketball player who led the team in scoring and had planned to play at Regis University in the fall, died on Sunday after succumbing to injuries sustained during a crash on Interstate 70 near Frisco. The death was confirmed by Jim Thyfault, district athletic director for

Friends, family mourn sudden death of Lakewood High School senior

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Friends and family of a Lakewood basketball star are mourning her sudden and unexpected death. Mackenzie Forrest, 17, died in a single-car accident on eastbound Interstate 70 near Frisco about 3:25 a.m. Sunday. The Colorado State Patrol said she drove her SUV up an embankment, then back to the highway, rolling