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High School Sports

  • Wilson casts his football lot with Fort Hays (Kan.) State

    Just like his sister, Jordan, Prairie View’s Spencer Wilson wanted a school that wasn’t too close to home.

    But unlike his sister, Spencer Wilson stayed relatively close to home in choosing Fort Hays (Kan.) State. His sister just graduated from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

    Spencer Wilson signed his letter of intent May 10 at PVHS.

  • Track season wraps up
  • Track: Adams City's Barrera claims pair of top-five finishes at EMAC meet

    AURORA -- Adams City's Carlos Barrera was fourth in the 200-meter dash (45.77 seconds) and fifth in the 100-meter dash at the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference league track-and-field meet at Aurora Public Schools Stadium. Barrera's time was 11.57 seconds.

    Barrera has the 26th-fastest time in the state at 200 meters. The top 18 qualify for the state meet next week.

    Alex Marquez, Cesar Salazar, Blake McClure and Jacob Marquez ran the 4-by-100-meter relay in a time of 47.04, which was good for eighth place.

  • Fist bump
  • CHSAA tightens up co-op sports teams rules

     AURORA – Schools that want to establish cooperative teams – sports available at one school but not at another – will have to follow tighter rules.

    The Colorado School High School Athletics and Activities Association’s legislative council made that decision during its April 20 meeting at the Radisson Hotel Southeast.

  • Sutherland wants to make new sport a lifetime hobby

    AURORA – It’s Zoe Sutherland’s first year in any form of organized golf, and she has her grandfather to thank.

    “Every since I was a freshman in high school, my grandpa kept telling me I should try golf,” said the Adams City senior. “Mow knowing much about golf or how to pay, I was really skeptical. I finally decided to try it, and I was very surprised how much I really enjoy playing.”

  • Changing of the guard at the top of CHSAA

    AURORA – It was his last chance to speak before the Colorado High School Activities Association’s legislative council.

     

    As he did, Paul Angelico made sure to thank the council and his staff. He talked about the past seven years of accomplishments – the introduction of chsaanow.com and chsaatv, the new ratings system to determine state playoff teams in team sports, a new concussion law and the state’s rule governing transfers.

  • CHSAA OKs mercy rule for prep basketball

    AURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association’s legislative council approved a mercy rule for all levels of prep basketball April 20 and didn’t approve a change in RPI balance for basketball teams.

  • Last EMAC major of the year for Adams City

    AURORA -- Zoey Sutherland, who didn't break a score of 60 for nine holes before this season, shot a 43-over par 114 to take team medalist honors for Adams City High School at the second Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major golf tournament. The April 25 event was at Fitzsimons Golf Course.

    Coach Kyle Lauchmen said her opening round of the spring season was a 65 over nine holes. Sutherland finished 29th.

    The Eagles' other golfer in the April 25 meet was Bryonna Mullaney, who finished 37th after her round of 123.

  • Area track and field rankings

    Here are the latest class 5A track-and-field rankings as of May 2. The top 18 qualify for the state meet, which starts May 18 at Jeffco Stadium.

    Boys 200-meter dash: 23. Carlos Barrera, 22.6 seconds, set at the Weld Central Early Season Invitational March 17. He's about 0.3 of a second away from qualifying.