High School Sports

  • Softball: Adams City rallies for season-opening win

    Sierra Gutierez hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lift Adams City to a come-from-behind, 10-7 win against Overland Aug. 23. It was the season-opener for both teams.

    Overland took advantage of errors for a 4-0 lead. Veronica Adams tied the game in the fourth inning with an RBI single.

    Three Trailblazers' runners were thrown out at the plate in the span of two innings. Two of those outs came on the last play of the fifth inning.

    Jordyn Staley threw a complete game for the Eagles and picked up the win.

  • Golf: Adams City's Montoya claims seventh in first EMAC major

    Adams City's Aaron Montoya took team medalist honors for the Eagles in the first of two Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major tournaments Aug. 17 at Buffalo Run Golf Course. The combined scores from the two major tournaments (the second one is Sept. 8 at Aurora Hills Golf Course) determine the conference team champion.

    Montoya finished seventh after firing an 18-over par 90.

    Josh Zade (34-over par 106, 22nd place) and Julian Vasquez (44-over 116, 27th) rounded out the Eagles' scoring contingent.

    ACHS was sixth in the field.

  • Boys golf: ACHS' Montoya takes fourth at first EMAC North tourney

    BRIGHTON – Adams City's Aaron Montoya was his team's medalist at the first Eastern Metro Athletic Conference north area golf tournament Aug. 11 at Riverdale Knolls.

    Montoya carded a 91 and finished fourth in the field. His lone birdie was on his 17th hole, which was the course's third hole, a par-4, 350-yard hole. 

    Julian Vasquez turned in a score of 130.

    The Eagles did not field enough golfers to qualify for a team score.

  • Football conferences named

    A new enrollment cycle and a new way of lining up football leagues created newly named football conferences for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

    Adams City was placed in the class 4A Plains Conference, as were Chatfield, Dakota Ridge, Gateway, Golden and Heritage high schools. Prairie View will be in the class 5A, Mount Elbert Conference. So, too, are Cherry Creek, Fossil Ridge, Horizon and Denver East high schools plus the Far Northeast Warriors.

  • Are you ready for some football in mid-June?

    DENVER – Adams City sophomore quarterback Liban Shongolo got the proverbial keys to the car in early June.

    He had his first chance to play against someone besides his teammates at a Denver Broncos-sponsored 7-on-7 camp June 15 at Denver South High School.

  • Eagles football team starts to take shape

    DENVER – Adams City's football coach, Julian Banks, got a preview of his team during a 7-on-7 camp at Denver South High School.


    The Eagles played three, non-contact, all-passing games and won once. Adams City took John F. Kennedy to overtime before falling by a touchdown.

  • PVHS’ Anderson earns one last state track medal

    LAKEWOOD – Such is the way of the world of state level competition in high school sports.
    Prairie View’s Aleksandra Anderson placed eighth in the 300-meter hurdles at the state track meet May 21 at Jefferson County Stadium. Her time in the finals was 45.67 seconds.

  • Brown heads east to Far Northeast campus

    Adams City athletic director Damian Brown spent the past three years overseeing a transition in athletic and academic fortunes among athletes with the Eagles.

  • Eagles' Cervantes takes fifth in 100- backstroke at meet

    THORNTON – Adams City's Herman Cervantes was fifth in the 100-yard backstroke at the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference swimming championships over the weekend.

    The meet was at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center. Cervantes posted a time of 1:07.49. Tony Deaguero took sixth in the 100-yard butterfly, where his time was 1:01.78.

  • EMAC track meet results – Day 1

    WESTMINSTER – Here are the results from the first day of the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference track-and-field meet at District 12 Stadium in Westminster:



    400-meter dash: 7. H. Moore, ACHS, 1:07.71.



    100-meter dash: 5. C. Barrera, ACHS, 11.5 seconds.

    200-meter dash: 6. C. Barrera, 23.23.


    The finals are set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 7.