High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Job change

    Adams City athletic director Damian Brown is leaving the Eagles to become the regional athletic director at Far Northeast Warriors next school year.

    Brown, who played high school football at Eaglecrest, has been at Adams City for three years.

  • Baseball: Eagles pick up road win vs. Hinkley

    AURORA – Adams City scored three times in the third inning and went on to a 6-1 win at Hinkley High School April 26.

    The win moves the Eagles’ record to 7-6 overall, 4-1 in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference. The Thunderbirds fell to 2-9 overall, 1-5 in conference play.

  • Back to the bag in time

    The Academy, the No. 3 team in this week's class 3A CHSAA RPI computer poll, rallied late to beat Adams City 10-8 April 13 in Commerce City.

    The Wildcats scored six runs in the fifth and added two more in the sixth to get the win.

    Christian Johnson had three RBIs for the victors. Justin Andes had two hits and two RBIs. No stats were available for the Eagles.