Today's News

  • No Sunday contact stays in place

    The Colorado High School Activities Association Board of Control voted to keep the Sunday no-contact rule in place for all seasons.

        But it did modify the no-contact rule for the winter holiday break. Voluntary practices are OK between Dec. 28 and Dec. 31.

  • Garcia nabs title at Northglenn wrestling tournament

    NORTHGLENN -- Gilbert Garcia of Prairie View High School captured the 112-pound championship at the Northglenn Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday.

    He earned a 9-2 decision over Dominic Madrid of Pomona High School in the finals.

    Brian Wilson finished second at 145 pounds. Ricky Becker placed third at 103 pounds. Heavyweight Greg Firth finished fourth.

    As a team, the ThunderHawks finished with 119 1/2 points, good for fourth place in the 18-team field.

  • Mercury puts on January show

        During the first few evenings of 2009, Jupiter and Mercury were paired low in the southwestern sky. Jupiter was low on the horizon, but shining at a respectable magnitude of -1.9, which made it easy to spot. Just above Jupiter and to the left was be Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. It was almost three times dimmer than Jupiter, shining at a magnitude of -0.7.

        On Jan. 4, Mercury was as high in the southwestern sky as it will get this month. By Jan. 20, Mercury was no longer be above the horizon for viewers to see.

  • Still on the Job
  • Happenings

    Adams City High School class of 1984 reunion

         The Adams City High School class of 1984 reunites for its 25th anniversary Aug. 1 at Sharp’s Roadhouse in Commerce City and Aug. 2 at Pioneer Park in Commerce City

        E-mail or call Susan Zale Van Ness with e-mail addresses, mailing addresses and phone numbers, vannessrealty.com or call 303-513 1333.

        Sign up on both Web sites, www.adamscityhighschool.com orwww.classmates.com for more information.


  • Standley Lake boat permit applications available

    Standley Lake boat permit application packets are available online or at the Westminster Nature Center at the Standley lake Regional Park, 100th Avenue and Simms Street.

  • Almost but not quite
  • Second place
  • Sports briefs

    New soccer coach

        Jason Oulman is the new soccer coach at Prairie View High School.

        He replaces Jose Navarro, who had been the coach of both the boys and girls programs the past two years.

        Contact Oulman at joulman@sd27j.org or at 303-655-8956.



        The Ovidio Evangelista family of Brighton will be among those honored at this year’s Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame Gala Jan. 30 at the Marriott Denver South at Park Meadows.

  • Off to the Inaugural

    Tuesday’s presidential inaugural ceremonies and celebrations included four Fort Lupton High School students among the crowds—and crowd control that was made in Fort Lupton.

    The students, Paige Haberkon, Lia Butler-Ickler, Cassie Gardner and Desirae Tooz, were excited last week by their upcoming trip that they had been planning for a year; while, Doug Aden, the owner of BSI Crowd Control on Denver Avenue, was taking a deep breath after a rush order that had him, his three employees and two teenage sons scurrying to fill.