http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Tower Road widening scheduled to finish in December http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/tower-road-widening-scheduled-finish-december <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_tower2.jpg" alt="Work continues on a section of Tower Road, which is being widened to accomodate an increase in area traffic. Work is scheduled to be completed in December. " title="Work continues on a section of Tower Road, which is being widened to accomodate an increase in area traffic. Work is scheduled to be completed in December. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Tower Road road widening construction is on schedule to finish by December, according to Commerce City staff members who presented an update on the project at the Jan. 23 city council meeting.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Staffers also presented a series of key dates coming up this year, including road detours on each segment.</span></p> State 5A wrestling: Eagles' Gavin Deaguero takes third at 152 pounds http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/state-5a-wrestling-eagles-gavin-deaguero-takes-third-152-pounds <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1250.jpg" alt="Noah Vigil of Adams City is en route to a first-round, major decision win over Monarch&#039;s Aidan Quinn Feb. 16. Vigil took fifth at 113 pounds." title="Noah Vigil of Adams City is en route to a first-round, major decision win over Monarch&#039;s Aidan Quinn Feb. 16. Vigil took fifth at 113 pounds." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> DENVER &ndash; Adams City&#39;s Gavin Deaguero finished third at 152 pounds at this year&#39;s state 5A wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center.</p> <p> Deaguero lost just once in the tournament, a quarterfinal defeat at the hands of Gabriel Dinnette of Lakewood. After that match, Deaguero won four straight, including a 6-3 decision over Broomfield&#39;s Preston Renner for the third-place trophy.</p> Former teacher convicted of sex abuse http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/former-teacher-convicted-sex-abuse <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_gilberttrujillo.jpg" alt="Gilbert Joseph Trujillo" title="Gilbert Joseph Trujillo" align="left" hspace="6" width="73" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">A former Adams 14 teacher has been convicted of sexual assault on two girls that happened between 2004 and 2011, according to the 17th Judicial District district attorney&rsquo;s office.</span></p> Adams 14 school district must answer to state http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adams-14-school-district-must-answer-state <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">After five years of low student test scores, Adams 14 School District officials must submit &ldquo;accountability plans&rdquo; to the Colorado Department of Education about ways to improve, Superintendent Javier Abrego said at a recent meeting.</span></p> <p> State officials could choose close schools that have not performed up to state standards in five years, according to Jeremy Meyer, a spokesman for the Colorado Department of Education.</p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">The state could also:</span></p> AdCo 911 center hiring call takers to improve service http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adco-911-center-hiring-call-takers-improve-service <p class="p1"> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">After an Adams County resident complained that she called 911 twice and didn&rsquo;t get a response, members of the two boards that oversee the Adams County Communications Center said they&rsquo;re looking to fix the issue.</span></p> State 5A wrestling: J. Deaguero loses in semifinals http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/state-5a-wrestling-j-deaguero-loses-semifinals <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_deaguerosemis_022117.jpg" alt="Adams City&#039;s Josh Deaguero, left, and Coronado&#039;s Kj Kearns battle in the 138-pound semifinals of the state 5A wrestling tournament Feb. 17." title="Adams City&#039;s Josh Deaguero, left, and Coronado&#039;s Kj Kearns battle in the 138-pound semifinals of the state 5A wrestling tournament Feb. 17." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> DENVER &ndash; Coronado&#39;s Kj Kearns nipped Adams City&#39;s Josh Deaguero 3-2 in the 138-pound semifinals at the state wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center Feb. 17.</p> <p> <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial; font-size: 13.3333px;">The match was tied 2-2 when the third period ended. But the officials ruled that Deaguero clasped his hands, which awarded the winning point to Kearns.</span></p> <p> <font color="#000000" face="arial"><span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">Deaguero was the only Eagles&#39; wrestler to make it to the semifinals.</span></font></p> State 5A wrestling: Adams City's Josh Deaguero makes semifinal round http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/state-5a-wrestling-adams-citys-josh-deaguero-makes-semifinal-round <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1462.jpg" alt="Adams City&#039;s Josh Deaguero, shown en route to a first-round win against Legacy&#039;s Dakota Key, advanced to the 138-pound semifinals." title="Adams City&#039;s Josh Deaguero, shown en route to a first-round win against Legacy&#039;s Dakota Key, advanced to the 138-pound semifinals." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>DENVER &ndash;</strong> One Adams City wrestler is two wins away from taking home state championships.</p> <p> Josh Deaguero picked up an 11-5 decision over Estevan Maldonado of Arvada West in the 138-pound quarterfinals Feb. 17 at Pepsi Center. Deaguero takes on Coronado&#39;s Kj Kearns in the semis.</p> State 5A wrestling: Eagles put five in the quarterfinals http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/state-5a-wrestling-eagles-put-five-quarterfinals <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1244.jpg" alt="Adams City&#039;s Noah Vigil works on Monarch&#039;s Aidan Quinn during the first round of 113-pound matches at the class 5A wrestling tournament." title="Adams City&#039;s Noah Vigil works on Monarch&#039;s Aidan Quinn during the first round of 113-pound matches at the class 5A wrestling tournament." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>DENVER &ndash; </strong>By the time the opening round of the state 5A wrestling tournament wrapped up at Pepsi Center Feb. 16, five Adams City wrestlers had moved into the quarterfinal rounds.</p> <p> Noah Vigil (113 pounds) earned a 11-2, major decision win over Aiden Quinn of Monarch. He faces Adrian Marquez of Castle View next. At 138 pounds, Joshua Deaguero pinned Dakota Key of Legacy in 5:03 of their first-round match. Deaguero gets Arvada West&#39;s Estevan Maldonado in the quarterfinals.</p>