High School Sports

  • PVHS grad lands her first head volleyball coaching gig

     Prairie View grad Jocelyn Garcia is moving up the bench at the University of Arkansas-Monticello.

    She’s the NCAA Division II squad’s new head women’s volleyball coach.

    “This opportunity is far more exciting than scary,” she said. “It is my first head coaching job, so naturally there are some nerves that comes with. But I am ready to go.”

  • Adams City scoreboard March 22

    Girls tennis

    Northglenn spoiled the start of Adams City's tennis season March 19 with a 6-1 road win over the Eagles. 

     Girls soccer

    Brighton blanked Adams City 5-0 in Brighton March 21. Tori Rydzeski scored three times for BHS. Paige Vogel and Brooke Johnson also scored for the Bulldogs. Mackenzie Byrnes was the goalkeeper for BHS and made no saves in recording the shutout win.

    No stats were available for Adams City.




  • 'I know hard work pays off'

     PUEBLO –This story starts at the end.

    Former Prairie View multisport athlete RJ Ramirez won the 60-meter dash in 6.87 seconds at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference indoor track-and-field meet late last month. He also earned first-team, all-RMAC honors.

    Ramirez, who is a sophomore at Colorado State Pueblo, almost didn’t make it to the track team, much less the podium. He’s had some stomach issues in 2017 that are under control. He also tore an ACL in 2016.

  • State 5A wrestling: Salazar's tough road pays off in 160-pound finals

    DENVER – It was little wonder that Adams City's Marquez Salazar looked a little worn out after his semifinal win over Legacy's Grady Funk Feb. 22.

  • State 5A wrestling: Adams City's Deaguero powers into 138-pound finals

     DENVER – Josh Deaguero's three wins at the state wrestling tournament were enough to get him into the finals against Grandview's Fabian Santillan tonight.

    Then there's the matter of the types of wins the Adams City junior picked up on his way to the finals.

    Deaguero had three major decisions in his three wins. The closest was against Max Brobson of Fort Collins. The one that propelled him into the finals was a dominant, 11-2 decision over Poudre's Alex Alvarez, the second seed in the weight class.

  • State 5A wrestling: Adams City's Salazar climbs the summit of 160-pounders

     DENVER – A few minutes after Adams City's Marquez Salazar won the state 5A 160-pound championship at Pepsi Center Feb. 23, he wanted to cry.

    "It hasn't sunk in," Salazar said. "I want to cry, but I can't. I want to cry because it's all worth it, all the hard work I've put in the past three years finally paid off. I can't cry. I can't really talk right now. My emotions don't want to let it out. Maybe it's because it hasn't sunk in."

  • State 5A wrestling: ACHS' Deaguero takes second among 138-pounders

     DENVER – Josh Deaguero's three wins at the state wrestling tournament were enough to get him into the finals against Grandview's Fabian Santillan.

    But Santillan had Deaguero's number during the 138-pound finals Feb. 23 at Pepsi Center. Santillan became a two-time state champion with a 9-2 decision. 

    In Deaguero’s case, there was the matter of the types of wins the Adams City junior picked up on his way to the finals.

  • Adams City sends four to state 5A wrestling tournament

    Editor's note: Here are Adams City's first-round pairings for the state 5A wrestling tournament ..

    113: James Davis, ACHS, vs. Kieran Thompson, Grand Junction

    138: Josh Deaguero, ACHS, vs. Max Brobson, Fort Collins

    145: Dominic Helbok, ACHS, vs. David Rivera, Cherokee Trail

    160: Marquez Salazar, ACHS, vs. Roman Cruz, Pomona. Salazar is seeded second in the weight class. 


  • ACHS' Zamora joins Otero JC for women's soccer

    Even though it was a bit difficult for Adams City's Suseth Zamora to talk thank her friends and family during a letter-signing assembly Feb. 6, the soccer goalie was all smiles about the choice she made for the next two years.

    Zamora, who plays goalie for the Eagles, signed with Otero Junior College.

  • Football: ACHS' Shongolo tabs Colorado Mesa

    Adams City football player Liban Shongolo decided he wanted to attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction to continue his education and his football career.

    "I liked the city, I liked the coaches. They were really welcoming," Shongolo said. "I liked the players. They were similar to me. They had the same background. I liked that they are in the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) and that it's close to home."

    Adams City won five games in Shongolo's three seasons on varsity.