High School Sports

  • Patience, offense missing from Adams City's arsenal in EMAC opener

    AURORA – It may be a little late for Christmas wish lists for 2014. But Adams City’s girls basketball coach has one in mind for his team.


    “For six minutes in the third quarter, we held them scoreless,” he said. “For the last two minutes, they scored 10. We made careless mistakes. We have a bright future. Right now, it’s just going through those growing pains.” 

  • Boys basketball: Eagles lack size in conference-opening loss to Gateway


    By Jonathan Maness

    Sports Correspondent

    COMMERCE CITY – The undersized Adams City high school boys basketball team had a rude awakening Jan. 23.

    The Eagles have some of the top talent in the East Metro Athletic Conference, but what they lack is size. And that proved to be too much to handle in the conference opener as Gateway topped Adams City 63-47.

  • Brighton wrestlers return to winning ways in rivalry victory

    BRIGHTON — If you believe in the idea of “making a statement” during athletics, then Brighton High School’s wrestling team made a statement complete with several exclamation points Jan. 21.

    BHS routed Prairie View 66-3 on the T-Hawks’ mats.

  • Off-season work starting to pay off for Adams City wrestlers

    COMMERCE CITY – Adams City’s wrestling team may be flying under the radar in mid-January. But come mid-February, it might be a different story.

    For openers, the Eagles won nine of 11 dual meets. One of the losses was to Coronado, the No. 7 team in the most recent On the Mat wrestling polls in class 5A.

  • PVHS baseball team headed to Georgia this spring

    BRIGHTON — There aren’t many teams that wouldn’t trade the cold, unpredictable spring weather of Colorado for the promise of warm sunshine.

    Prairie View’s baseball team thinks so, too. The ThunderHawks are on their way to the Louisville Slugger Select Classic, a four-game tournament at Perfect Game Park South in Emerson, Ga.

  • T-Hawk boys slip past rival Brighton

    By Jonathan Maness, Sports Correspondent

    HENDERSON – The Jan. 16 slugfest between archrivals Brighton and Prairie View came down to the final seconds as the ThunderHawks pulled off a nail-biting, 53-51 victory. 

  • PVHS scoreboard -- Jan. 25

    Girls basketball

    Montbello tripped up Prairie View 50-36 in Brighton Jan. 20. Emily Ferguson led the T-Hawks in scoring with nine points.

    Aurora Central nipped Prairie View 67-65 Jan. 23 in Aurora Jan. 23. It was the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference opener. Emily Whittington led the T-Hawks with 17 points. Trista Skinner had 13, and Alek Anderson added a dozen.

  • Adams City scoreboard, Jan. 30

    Girls basketball

    Rangeview held Adams City to five points in the first half and beat the Eagles 43-17 on the Raiders' floor Jan. 27. Iona Martinez and Alexis Gonzales scored four points for ACHS. gonzales also had eight rebounds. Makaylee Jones led Rangeview with 15 points.

    Boys basketball

    Rangeview tripped up Adams City 79-50 in Commerce City Jan. 27. Orlando Ruiz had 19 points to pace the Eagles. Steven Lippincott added 14. Tyrei Randall led Rangeview with 19 points.

  • Ramirez, Burnnet named to all-state football game

    HENDERSON — Prairie View’s RJ Ramirez and Ben Burnett were named to the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state football roster. The game is June 12 at Adams State College in Alamosa.

  • Slow start dooms Lady Eagles against Lincoln

    By Jonathan Maness, Sports Correspondent

    COMMERCE CITY — The Adams City High School girls basketball team couldn’t overcome a slow start on Friday, falling at home to Lincoln.