Today's News

  • Henderson man allegedly assaulted officer

    Police charged a Henderson man with first degree assault on a police officer in connection with an incident in which officials placed J.W. Thimmig Elementary School on lockout Friday, March 2.

    Officers took Rueben Alba, 45, into custody without incident shortly before 1 p.m. in the 11200 block of River Run Parkway, according to a Commerce City press release. During a search of the residence, authorities found threats of numerous explosive devices. Alba fired one shot when officers arrived, according to the press release.

  • Newcomer joins state 5A basketball qualifier

    FORT COLLINS – This was Camryn Mullen’s first year as part of the Prairie View girls basketball team. It was memorable, too, in that the ThunderHawks qualified for the state 5A girls tournament.

  • Gonzales has eyes on medical career

    DENVER – It doesn’t sound as though Adams City’s Nick Gonzales will be short of college options next year.

    He hasn’t picked a school yet, but he’s drawn interest from some NCAA Division II schools.

    The one school that makes his ears perk up is the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. It’s an NCAA Division I program, and it has a field of study that’s of interest.

  • Deaguero takes state wrestling runner-up slot

    DENVER – Add some words of wisdom to a second-seeded wrestler at the state 5A tournament, and you get a runner-up finish for Adams City’s Gavin Deaguero.

  • Gonzales claims runner-up spot at state wrestling tourney wrestling

    DENVER – The two words that Adams City wrestler Nick Gonzales uttered more often than not during the last two weeks were basics and conditioning.

    That’s what got him through to the state 5A finals at 126 pounds. It wasn’t quite enough to get him a state title, though. Grandview’s Fabian Santillan took a 4-1 decision in the finals Feb. 17.

  • Rowell brings home state wrestling title

    DENVER –  A few minutes after winning a state 5A wrestling title at Pepsi Center – and getting a sea of hugs and congratulations from teammates and well-wishers – Adams City’s Christian Rowell said something unusual for a state champion.

  • State 5A wrestling .. Three ACHS punch tickets to finals

    DENVER – Three members of the Adams City wrestling team earned spots in the state 5A tournament finals.

    Christian Rowell had the most unusual entry into the finals. His 170-pound match with Ponderosa's Parker Benekas ended in a 2-2 tie. Benekas, though, used up all but eight seconds of his allotted injury time. He used up those eight seconds between the end of regulation and the start of overtime, then got physically sick on the mat and could not continue.

  • State 5A wrestling .. Four Eagles into semifinal round

    DENVER – Four Adams City wrestlers can finish no worse than sixth in this year's state 5A wrestling tournament.

    Nicholas Gonzales, who was fifth a year ago at state, moved into the semifinals with a 9-0, major decision win over Traevin Osborn in a 126-pound quarterfinal match.

  • State wrestling tournament day 1 .. ACHS puts four into quarterfinals

    DENVER – Four Adams City wrestlers made it through to the quarterfinals of the state 5A wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center Feb. 15.

    Nicholas Gonzales (126 pounds), who won his match by pinfall, takes on Ponderosa's Travis Osborn. Josh Deaguero (138) rolled to a 15-point win in his first match. He faces Zach Klingner of Fossil Ridge.

  • Lopez charged with first-degree murder

    Officials have charged Joseph Michael Lopez, 22, with felony first-degree murder after deliberation in connection with the death of Natalie Bollinger, a 19-year-old from Broomfield.

    Bollinger was reported missing on Dec. 28. Her body was found in the 11600 block of Riverdale Road in Adams County the following day. The coroner determined she died of a single gunshot to her head.