Community Sports

  • Local reaction is positive to wrestling's Olympic return
    The International Olympic Committee’s decision to return wrestling to the Games seems to be a hit locally. With its return comes some gimmicks to make it more appealing, including music, mixed martial arts moves and colored mats.
  • Youth soccer registrations
        Platte Valley Soccer is looking for players to fill out some of its teams.     Registrations continue for developmental teams for U5 and U6 boys and girls, U7 boys, U7 girls, U8 boys, U8 girls, U9 boys and U10 boys.     The club also is taking registrations for competitive/intermediate age group teams in U11 girls, U12 girls and U14 girls. Visit www.plattevalleysoccer.com for details.  
  • Erickson lands top honors at state gymnastics meet
    Commerce City gymnasts wrapped up a successful season at the Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics state championships Aug. 3 and 4. Twenty-five of the 36 program gymnasts competed in the state meet.
  • Youth soccer club debuts in Commerce City
    Tigres USA Soccer Club’s list of youth soccer academies now includes a chapter in Commerce City.     Tigres is affiliated with a club in Monterrey, Mexico. The academy in Commerce City joins established programs in Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas and one in Greeley.     The academy’s debut was in the Colorado Youth Soccer State league in the spring. There was enough interest to field teams in the U15 and U18 competitive squads.
  • Four-Star baseball
        Platteville outlasted Fort Lupton in 11-8 in 11 innings to capture the 4 Star Senior Tournament baseball championship in Commerce City July 21.     “Both teams showed great sportsmanship, determination and teamwork during the nearly four-hour contest,” said Josh Polgar, the youth sports coordinator for the Commerce City Parks and Recreation Department.     Both of Commerce City’s entries advanced to the semifinals before they were eliminated.  
  • Eagles take fourth in RBI Summer League Eastern Division
  • Area youngsters move on to finals of Rockies Skills Challenge
    EDGEWATER -- Four Commerce City youngsters advanced to the finals of this year's Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge. The challenge is a combination of running, hitting and throwing to accuracy. The sectional round was in Edgewater July 27, and the finals are Aug. 10 at Coca Cola All Star Park, West Alameda Avenue and South Harlan Street, Lakewood.
  • Flag football, volleyball sign-ups start Aug. 5
    Registration for the Commerce City Parks and Recreation Department's fall flag football and volleyball begins Aug. 5. Call 303-289-3789 to register.
  • Youth football registration July 27
    The last chance to sign up for the youth tackle football program through Commerce City Youth Athletics is from 9 a.m. to noon, July 27, at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 Parkway Drive.        The cost is $135 with available discounts for several participants from the same family.        Call 303-289-5507.
  • Competitive youth baseball team tryouts July 20 and 21
    Prairie View and Adams City high schools will host tryouts for competitive youth baseball tournament teams.         Sessions are set for July 20 at Adams City, 7200 Quebec Parkway, and July 21 at Prairie View High School, 12909 E. 120th Ave.         Tryouts are two hours long. Six- to 8-year-olds start at 9 a.m., followed by 9U players at 1 p.m; 10U players at 1 p.m.; and 11U players at 3 p.m. Players should show up an hour ahead of their tryout time.