High School Sports

  • Gutierrez nabs all-state wrestling honor

    AURORA -- Adams City's Fabian Gutierrez is a member of the class 5A, all-state wrestling team as voted on by CHSAANow.com, ColoradoPreps.com and MaxPreps.

    Gutierrez, a senior, won the class 5A state wrestling title at 113 pounds last month. Teams were created based on results at the state tournament.

    Gutierrez finished second at 106 pounds in 2014.

  • Sanchez wraps up prep wrestling career in second place at state

    DENVER – Adams City’s Rudy Sanchez made his second trip to the state 5A wrestling tournament one to remember.

    He finished second in the 106-pound weight class. Malik Heinselman of Castle View took home the state title after pinning Sanchez in 3:05 of the title match Feb. 20 at Pepsi Center.

  • State 5A wrestling: Two Eagles sail into the finals

    DENVER -- Fabian Gutierrez and Rudy Sanchez earned their way into the finals of their respective weight classes at the state 5A wrestling tournament Feb. 19 at Pepsi Center.

    Sanchez knocked off second-seeded Mosha Schwartz of Ponderosa 6-4 in one semifinal at 106 pounds,. Sanchez faces top-seeded Malik Heinselman of Castle View for the title Saturday.

    Gutierrez, the top seed at 113 pounds, picked up a tough, 7-5 decision against Grandview's Fabian Santillan. Gutierrez will take on Louie Romero of Mountain Range for the championship.

  • State 5A wrestling: Two Adams City grapplers advance to semifinals

    DENVER -- Two Adams City wrestlers made their way into the class 5A semifinals at the state wrestling tournament Feb.19.

    Rudy Sanchez beat rival Johnny Sanchez of Brighton 10-0 in the quarterfinal round. Rudy Sanchez faces Ponderosa's Mosha Schwartz in one semifinal. The other side of the bracket features Malike Heinselman of Castle View and Colton Yapoujian of Pomona.

  • State 5A wrestling: Five Eagles move to quarterfinals

    DENVER -- Five Adams City wrestlers moved into the quarterfinals of the state 5A wrestling tournament Feb. 18 at Pepsi Center.

    Rudy Sanchez, the Eagles' 106-pounder, earned a major (11-0) decision over Grandview's Giovanni Federico. ACHS' Fabian Gutierrez, the top seed at 113 pounds, dispatched Ralson Valley's Collen Bauernschmidt by pinfall in 2:43. Gutierrez takes on Coronado's Stephen Dabelko.


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    Those interested in participating in spring sports at Adams City High School have to present evidence of a current physical before the start of practice.

    Call 303-289-3111.

  • UPDATE: Ten Eagles advance to state; pairings released



    Here are the first-round pairings for Adams City for the state 5A tournament. It starts at 7:15 p.m., Feb. 18, at Pepsi Center

    106 pounds .. Rudy Sanchez (30-6) vs. Giovanny Federico, Grandview, 40-10

    *113: Fabian Gutierrez (41-3) vs. Collen Bauernschmidt Ralston Valley, 23-11

    120: Noah Vigil (23-9) vs. Dylan Martinez, Grand Junction, 32-6

  • Regional tournament next for ACHS wrestlers

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Adams City's wrestling team heads for Doherty High School (4515 Barnes Road, Colorado Springs) for the two-day regional wrestling tournament. It starts at 4;15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, with the first round of matches. The quarterfinals are due to start at 5:45 p.m.

    The action resumes at 9:15 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, with the second round of consolation matches, followed by the championship semifinals and third round of consolation matches at 10:45 a.m. The finals are set for 2:45 p.m.

  • CHSAA approves first steps toward new playoff structure for team sports

    AURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association took the first steps toward a new playoff structure for team sports Jan. 28.
    Its legislative council voted to implement computer-driven data for playoff teams in team sports. The council voted to use the so-called Ratings Performance Index for baseball, football, volleyball and soccer teams starting in the fall.

  • Adams City's Lovato’s next stop is Alamosa

    COMMERCE CITY – Two schools showed some interest in the football services of Adams City’s Dominic Lovato.
    He picked Adams State University in Alamosa Feb. 3 and signed a letter of intent at ACHS.
    “I thought it would be a good environment for me to succeed,” Lovato said. “It has small classrooms. The coaches treated me well. I have a friend who is the offensive coordinator and the offensive line coach, so that helps.