High School Sports

  • In a predicament

    Adams City's Nick Gonzales gives Monarch's Kyle Gambino no room to move during a 126-pound match in Commerce City Jan. 26. Gonzales pinned Gambino in 3:39.

    The Eagles went on to win 45-30. Besides Gonzales, the Eagles' on-mat winners were Noah Vigil (113), Blake Reichel (120), Jordan Griego (126), Gavin Deaguero (152), Niki Suazo (160), Christian Rowell and (170).

    Adams City visits the Les Mattox tournament at Lincoln High School Saturday, Jan. 28.

  • Girls basketball: Northglenn turns back Adams City
  • Wrestling: Gavin Deaguero captures title at A-West tournament

    ARVADA – Adams City's Gavin Deaguero won the 152-pound championship at the Arvada West Invitational tournament Jan. 14.

    He pinned Pomona's Xavier Herrera in 3:14 of the title match.

    Elsewhere, the Eagles' Nicholas Gonzales was third at 126 pounds. Jack Armijo wound up third at 160 pounds. Josh Deaguero was fourth at 132 pounds.

    ACHS was fourth in the team standings.

  • Adams City's Salaz steps down as girls basketball coach

    Billy Salaz, the fourth-year girls basketball coach at Adams City High School, announced his intention to resign Jan. 10.

    He did so by text message. According to maxpreps.com, Faye Muller is the new coach. She joined the Eagles' staff this season.

    Salaz missed a handful of games before the holiday break. The reason was not clear, and it's not known if that had something to do with Salaz's decision to step aside. 

    Salaz's teams won 15 games in 3 1/2 seasons, including two this year. 

  • Girls basketball: Legacy rolls to win over Adams City



    BROOMFIELD – Legacy High School beat Adams City 86-20 in a Jan. 6 non-league game on the Lightning floor.

    No stats were available for either team.

  • Snow wipes out ACHS sports schedule

    The Jan. 5 snowstorm wiped out an extensive schedule of prep sports for Adams City High School.

    The list of contests to be made up includes a swim meet at Aurora Central, a boys basketball game at Lincoln, a girls basketball game at Denver South and a wrestling match against Standley Lake.

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  • Tournament time for prep wrestlers

    Wrestling season began in earnest for the Adams City wrestling team Dec. 3. The Eagles hosted the annual Adams County tournament.

    Here are the results by weight class:

    113 pounds: Noah Vigil, 3-0

    120: Blake Reichel, 3-0

    126: Jordan Griego, 2-1

    132: Jonathan Meyers, 2-1

    138: Joshua Deaguero, 3-0

    145: Marques Salazar, 2-1

    152: Dominic Helbok, 2-1

    160: Blake McClure, 2-1

    170: Jack Armijo, 3-0

    182: Thomas Olson, 2-1

    285: Arnulfo Alvarado, 2-1

  • From ThunderHawks to the Runnin’ Lopes

    For a minimum two years, Prairie View’s Jazmin Neal has the chance to continue her softball career.

    Neal signed her letter of intent to play at Lamar Community College. The Nov. 15 ceremony was at Prairie View High School.

    “It was the perfect place for me. It was small. It was what I wanted,” she said. “It gives me an opportunity to show what I have.”

    There were other schools that wanted Neal’s services.

  • Brown settles in to new job

    DENVER – Former Adams City athletic director Damian Brown approves of his seven-mile move for his new post with the Far Northeast Warriors.

    “When I came here, it was a blessing,” he said. “The school is amazing. Adams City prepared me more so to take on the role I have now. The mistakes I made helped me learn not to make the same ones.”