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High School Sports

  • Track: CHSAA keeps girls-only event at state meet

     AURORA – CHSAA's legislative council turned down a bid to get rid of the girls 800-meter sprint medley relay at ther state track-and-field meet.

    Colorado is one of two states to offer the relay. A reason to get rid of the relay was the lack of a similar event at state for boys teams.

    CHSAA's track and field committee chairman, Darryl Abeyta of Primero High School, said his committee "felt it was time to move on."

  • CHSAA approves new transfer rule

     AURORA – There are some more teeth in the state's transfer rule for high-school students.

    CHSAA's Legislative Council approved the new bylaw April 26 during its spring meeting.

    The main change details the length of time for students to be ineligible after a transfer. It's 365 days. It used to be 50 percent of a team's season. One reason for the change was a willingness for student-athletes to sit out half a season but to return in time for postseason play.

  • State's game officials ask for more money

     AURORA – A former umpire and present referee recruiter asked for financial help to keep officials working high-school games in the state April 26.

    There is a statewide issue with a shortage of officials. In some cases, subvarsity games use just one referee, or they are canceled outright.

  • One last goal for Adams City senior

    Adams City’s Carlos Barrera signed his letter of intent to run track and play football at Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa.

    But there is a bit of unfinished business.

    It’s a shot to take part in the state 5A track meet at Jefferson County Stadium in May, and Barrera has a shot to qualify in at least one event, perhaps more.

  • Five Eagles moving on to college athletics

    When the letter-signing ceremony finished at Adams City April 11, the tally looked like this.

    Five athletes signed letters of intent to play football, run track, wrestle and play softball at schools in state and as far away as Iowa and Arizona.

    Adams City athletic director Chris Denmark said high school lasts 36 months.

  • Soccer: Adams City loses first of the season

     Prairie View rode four goals from Madison Kemp to a 9-1 home-field win over Adams City April 4. It was the Eagles' first loss of the season.

    Deljanae Coleman, Natalee Chavez and Jordan Johnson also scored for PVHS. Savannah Watts and Kylie Bach split time in goal. Each recorded two saves. No stats were available for the Eagles.

    Adams City's game against Aurora Central was called off because of snow April 6. Its make-up date is April 18.

  • Girls golf: Jones gets top-15 finish at EMAC north minor tournament

    FORT LUPTON – Adams City's Jayanti Jones wound up 12th at the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference North Minor tournament at Coyote Creek April 5.

    She finished with a 115, one stroke in back of Prairie View's Ha'Ami Ashley and Northglenn's Erin Roth.

    Other golfers who contributed to Adams City's team score were Jacelle Perez, who finished with a 121, and Sierra Gutierrez, who finished with a 133. The top three scores count toward the team score.

    ACHS was fourth in the team standings.

  • Gonzales tabbed All-American wrestler

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA – Nick Gonzales took sixth place at his weight class at the National High School Coaches Association National Championships. He earned All-American honors as a result. Gavin Deaguero, and Christian Fulks (Rowell) competed in the senior nationals. Deaguero and Fulks came up one win shy of advancing to the medal rounds. Junior Marquez Salazar finished 0-2. 

  • All-conference basketball

    Hezekiah Hall of Adams City was an honorable-mention, all-Eastern Metro Athletic conference choice this season.

    The Eagles finished with a 4-19 record.

  • Barrera in line to go to state track meet

    Adams City’s Carlos Barrera sits sixth in the state in the 100-meter dash and 12th in the 200-meter dash. The top 18 in each event qualify for the state track meet in mid-May in Lakewood.