Today's Sports

  • All-star basketball players

    AURORA – Two members of Adams City's girls basketball team participated in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference all-star basketball game March 20 at Vista Peak High School.

    The two were Jade Aragon and Alejandro Pena. 

    The conference's players divided into two geographic teams. The South team won the game over Aragon's and Pena's squad.

    The last time the EMAC held an all-star game for girls was in 2016.

  • Tennis: Trojans top Eagles
  • Free ride home

    Adams City took the first game of a doubleheader from Trinidad by a score of 8-5 March 17.

    Adams City scored four times in the second inning and added four more in the sixth. Kenneth Mercado got the game-winning RBI with a fielder's choice during the sixth-inning rally. Braulio Meza had two RBIs for the Eagles. So did Stephen Ronquillo, who also added a triple and was the winning pitcher.

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  • PVHS all-conference basketball...

    Kam Vincel, who scored his 1,000th career point for Prairie View’s boys basketball team this season, was a first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference choice this season.

    Jacob Romero, Dalton Knecht and Zavier DeHoff were honorable-mention picks.

  • Wrestling honors for trio from...

    Three members of the Adams City wrestling team earned all-state honors from chsaanow.com, ColoradoPreps.com and MaxPreps.

    Christian Rowell won a state title at 170 pounds. Nick Gonzales (126) and Gavin Deaguero (152) finished second at last month’s state tournament.

  • 'Voice' of high-school...

    Frank Palmeri, the voice of Colorado high-school athletics for more than 50 years, died over the weekend at age 92.

    Palmeri spent 45 years as a physical education, history, and English teacher, as well as a media specialist, in Jefferson County Schools, according to chsaanow.com.

    He was the  man behind the mike at the state wrestling tournament for 51 years. He retired from announcing in 2005. 

  • Four-day week means thinking out...

    BRIGHTON – When it comes to the proposed four-day school week in Brighton School District 27J, a lot of things are up in the air, including interscholastic athletics.

    The district is floating the shortened school week in the hopes of attracting good teachers and saving some money.

  • Newcomer joins state 5A...

    FORT COLLINS – This was Camryn Mullen’s first year as part of the Prairie View girls basketball team. It was memorable, too, in that the ThunderHawks qualified for the state 5A girls tournament.

  • Gonzales has eyes on medical...

    DENVER – It doesn’t sound as though Adams City’s Nick Gonzales will be short of college options next year.

    He hasn’t picked a school yet, but he’s drawn interest from some NCAA Division II schools.

    The one school that makes his ears perk up is the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. It’s an NCAA Division I program, and it has a field of study that’s of interest.