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Community Sports

  • Shrimp Bowl comes to Commerce City Saturday
    The Commerce City Youth Athletics Shrimp Bowl begins at 9 a.m., Oct. 6, at 8602 Rosemary St. The schedule looks like this: 9 a.m.: 7-year-olds: Erie vs. Commerce City 10 a.m.: 11-year-olds: Superior vs. Commerce City 11 a.m.: 8-year-olds: Hyland Hills vs. Commerce City Noon: 12-year-olds: Northglenn vs. Commerce City 1 p.m.: 9-year-olds: Westminster vs. Commerce City 2 p.m.: 13-year-olds: Hyland Hills vs. Commerce City 3 p.m.: 10-year-olds: Hyland Hills vs. Commerce City.  
  • Tailgaters and soccer fans sit in on a piece of history
    COMMERCE CITY — It was a full 90 minutes before the kickoff of the international friendly between the United States women’s national soccer team — the Olympic gold medalists this summer — and the national team from Australia.     That meant plenty of time for tailgating, barbecues and pitching leaded rings. It also meant there was time for Anne Bevington of Arvada to prepare to take her two daughters into the game.     One of them was part of the onfield pregame ceremony. The other stayed in the family car to stay warm.     “Soccer is huge in our family,” she said. “Both my girls play soccer. I hope seeing the match tonight inspires them to become top athletes, to see that they can do it.”
  • Benefit softball tournament comes to Brighton Sept. 14
    An adult softball tournament at the Brighton Sports Complex will benefit the victims of this summer's theater shootings in Aurora. It runs from Sept. 14 to 16. Organizers are looking for teams, donations and items for a raffle. Call Shaun Lewis at 720-470-7172.
  • Commerce City youth football scores for Aug. 25
    Here's the scoreboard for the first week of play in the Commerce City Midget Football League. 7-year-olds: Erie 46, Commerce City 12 8-year-olds: Hyland Hills 42, Commerce City 8 9-year-olds: Commerce City 19, Northglenn 0 10-year-olds: Northglenn 39, Commerce City 13 11-year-olds: Northglenn 40, Commerce City 0 12-year-olds: Boulder 26, Commerce City 20 (3 OT)
  • Rockies Skills Challenge
        No one from Commerce City was able to advance to the state finals of the Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge July 14.     Landon McKenzie, Angel Contreraz, Andres Contreraz, Raelee Allee, Easton Mckenzie and Reese Allee took first place in their age group at Commerce City’s Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge in Pioneer Park.     The six winners moved on to sectional competition in Edgewater.
  • Williams transforms prep career into professional wrestling work
        John Lebsock Contributing writer     COMMERCE CITY — Jesse Williams doesn’t need for people to like him to be good at his job.     The aspiring pro wrestler, who wrestles for local outfit New Revolution Wrestling, says he has been a fan for his whole life and knows what it takes to make it in a sport that requires not only years of training but the ability to sell a storyline.
  • Boys of Summer
        It won't be long before high school sports return to the sports scene. So what better time than a lazy summer afternoon for some youth baseball? Commerce City third baseman Andres Mora scores a run when the Fort Lupton catcher loses the ball on a play at home. The team of 13- and 14-year-old players was competing in the Commerce City 4 Star Baseball Senior Division Tournament at Pioneer Park Saturday. Commerce City lost a hard-fought game to Fort Lupton 12-10.
  • Registration open for Commerce City youth football, cheerleading
    Commerce City Youth Athletics will host youth tackle football and cheerleading registration from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays in July and from 6 to 9 p.m. July 11 at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 Parkway Drive. The fees are $135 for the first child, $200 for two kids from the home and $250 for three children from the same home. Because Brighton left the Coal Creek Midget Football League, Brighton boundaries are considered a gray area. Brighton residents can play in the CCYA program.
  • Winners announced in Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge
    COMMERCE CITY — Landon McKenzie, Angel Contreraz, Andres Contreraz, Raelee Allee, Easton Mckenzie and Reese Allee took first place in their age group at Commerce City’s Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge in Pioneer Park. The six winners move on to sectional competition at 10 a.m. July 14 at Citizen’s Park in Edgewater. They could qualify for the state championship Aug. 18 at Coca Cola All Star Park in Lakewood.
  • Six, first-place winners in Rockies Skills Challenge
    COMMERCE CITY — Landon McKenzie, Angel Contreraz, Andres Contreraz, Raelee Allee, Easton Mckenzie and Reese Allee took first place in their age group at Commerce City’s Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge in Pioneer Park.     The six winners move on to sectional competition at 10 a.m. July 14 at Citizen’s Park in Edgewater. They could qualify for the state championship Aug. 18 at Coca Cola All Star Park in Lakewood.