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High School Sports

  • PVHS, Brighton lumped into new football conference next year

    AURORA – Anyone who thought it impossible that Brighton area schools would face Denver schools for conference titles will have to re-examine that premise.
        Pending approval from the Colorado High School Activities Association next month, Brighton and Prairie View high schools will play for football conference titles against Abraham Lincoln High School, among others, in the new class 5A Eastern Metro Athletic Conference.

  • PVHS wrestling brings increased optimism

    There isn’t a coach alive who isn’t excited about his team’s chances for a coming season.
        PVHS wrestling boss Jason Humphrey may have reason to be more optimistic than most, though.

  • Jensen: ThunderHawks bench may be stronger than undefeated conference season

    HENDERSON – It’s hard to exceed a perfect Eastern Metro Athletic Conference season.

  • PVHS boys basketball team long on experience for 2011

    HENDERSON – Prairie View boys basketball coach Tim DeBerry begins the 2011 season with a lot of experience on his squad.
        “We are senior-heavy,” DeBerry said. “We have nine. We don’t normally keep this many. But we played 75 games this summer, and this group missed about 10. That commitment should be rewarded. All during the summer, they were here three times a week.”

  • Adams City boys hopes to shake off youth with talent

    COMMERCE CITY – After not winning a game in a few years, the Adams City Eagles boys basketball team compiled a 5-18 overall record in 2010-2011.
        Improvements are evident, but the program is not satisfied. Under the supervision of second-year head coach Calvin McCoy, the team hopes to make even more improvements from last year and also fight for a playoff spot.
        Watch out East Metro Athletic Conference. The Eagles are coming.

  • New-look team seeks to improve on three-win season

    COMMERCE CITY – After having somewhat of a senior-minded team last year, the Adam City Lady Eagles basketball team will have a slightly new look when they take the hardwood this season.
        Head coach Joe McClelland, who technically is in his second season guiding the program, is excited with the talent and the opportunity.

  • Lady Eagles notch first victory of season

    AURORA – The Lady Eagles of Adams City kept Denver Waldorf without a field goal in the first half en route to a lopsided 61-18 victory Monday afternoon in part of a weeklong Invitational hosted by Grandview High School.

    It was the first victory for the Lady Eagles in three starts this year.

    “When we were playing to our level, we did some really good things,” head coach Joe McClelland said. “We need to limit the amount of turnovers we have because against elite teams. They are going to burn us on that each time.”

  • Eagles land top EMAC soccer honors

        Adams City soccer coach Ramiro Loera was the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference’s coach of the year this season. He guided the Eagles to their first berth in the state semifinals.
        The conference’s player of the year was the Eagles’ Angel Guerrero, who was a first-team, all-conference choice as well. So were goalkeeper Daniel Ontiveros, defender Jose Flores, midfielder Albert Castro and forward Daniel Devora.

  • McNeal adjusts to life as college athlete, student

    PUEBLO – Rare is the occasion when a freshman plays college level football.
        Ex-Prairie View football player Ronnell McNeal joined that long list of redshirts this season at Colorado State University-Pueblo. It means his four years of football eligibility are intact.

  • Prairie View all-conference soccer winners announced

    Prairie View’s Glenn Ellis was a first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference selection this season.
        Alan Carrillo and Julio Sanchez were second-team picks, and Jose Torres-Castillo and Diego Guerrero earned honorable-mention awards.