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Today's News

  • All-star basketball players

    AURORA – Two members of Adams City's girls basketball team participated in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference all-star basketball game March 20 at Vista Peak High School.

    The two were Jade Aragon and Alejandro Pena. 

    The conference's players divided into two geographic teams. The South team won the game over Aragon's and Pena's squad.

    The last time the EMAC held an all-star game for girls was in 2016.

  • Tennis: Trojans top Eagles
  • Free ride home

    Adams City took the first game of a doubleheader from Trinidad by a score of 8-5 March 17.

    Adams City scored four times in the second inning and added four more in the sixth. Kenneth Mercado got the game-winning RBI with a fielder's choice during the sixth-inning rally. Braulio Meza had two RBIs for the Eagles. So did Stephen Ronquillo, who also added a triple and was the winning pitcher.

  • Train kills man in Commerce City

    A train struck and killed an unidentified man sitting on the tracks around 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, around the 6600 block of Colorado Highway 2, according to the Commerce City Police Department.

    Burlington Northern Railroad personnel said they saw the man and attempted to stop, the police said in a press statement. The train was headed southbound.

    The train blocked East 72nd Avenue at Highway 2 during an investigation after the accident.

  • Adams City's track season underway
  • PVHS all-conference basketball honors

    Kam Vincel, who scored his 1,000th career point for Prairie View’s boys basketball team this season, was a first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference choice this season.

    Jacob Romero, Dalton Knecht and Zavier DeHoff were honorable-mention picks.

  • Wrestling honors for trio from Adams City

    Three members of the Adams City wrestling team earned all-state honors from chsaanow.com, ColoradoPreps.com and MaxPreps.

    Christian Rowell won a state title at 170 pounds. Nick Gonzales (126) and Gavin Deaguero (152) finished second at last month’s state tournament.

  • 'Voice' of high-school athletics, Palmeri, dies

    Frank Palmeri, the voice of Colorado high-school athletics for more than 50 years, died over the weekend at age 92.

    Palmeri spent 45 years as a physical education, history, and English teacher, as well as a media specialist, in Jefferson County Schools, according to chsaanow.com.

    He was the  man behind the mike at the state wrestling tournament for 51 years. He retired from announcing in 2005. 

  • Four-day week means thinking out of the box

    BRIGHTON – When it comes to the proposed four-day school week in Brighton School District 27J, a lot of things are up in the air, including interscholastic athletics.

    The district is floating the shortened school week in the hopes of attracting good teachers and saving some money.

  • A special deck of cards commemorates Commerce City

    Special decks of cards

    will commemorate area

    Have you ever wanted a deck of cards localized to your city’s history?

    Commerce City Historical Society officials want to create a deck of playing cards with 56 unique photos and educational facts about Commerce City on the face of each card. 

    You can get involved by sponsoring a card. All 56 cards - 52 playing cards, 2 jokers and 2 advertising cards – can be sponsored.