High School Sports

  • Lady Eagles drop second straight

    AURORA – The Lady Raiders of Rangeview continue to have little problems protecting their home court this season.


    RHS took on the Adams City High School Lady Eagles Jan. 24 and marched to a 74-29 victory in East Metro Athletic Conference (EMAC) action. The victory is the 10th straight for the Lady Raiders, who improved to 13-2 on the season, 5-0 in league play and 5-0 at home.

    Adams City fell to 4-12 overall and 1-3 in EMAC play.

  • District to return to two athletic directors in the fall

    BRIGHTON – The saying “two is better than one” appears to apply to the athletic director position in Brighton School District 27J.

                The district decided to go with two athletic directors next year, one at Brighton High School and one at Prairie View High School. Rich Affleck, who has been the district’s athletic director the past two years, goes back to PVHS in the fall.

  • A pair of freshmen catering to Eagles’ improvements

    COMMERCE CITY – It is not often when fans get to see freshmen have an impact on a varsity squad. For the young Adams City Eagles basketball team, that is not the case.

  • UPDATE: Three area wrestlers place at Top of Rockies wrestling tournament

    LAFAYETTE -- Brighton and Prairie View high schools boasted three, top-five finishes at this year's Top of the Rockies tournament. It's one of the toughest tournaments in the state, next to the state tournament at Pepsi Center next month.


    Brighton heavyweight Ralph Martinez was fifth. Prairie View's Ricky Becker (120 pounds) and Brighton's Ryan Siert (160) placed sixth.

  • ACHS swimming overcomes illness, keeps improving

    COMMERCE CITY — Adams City earned three individual victories against Denver West last Thursday evening in competitive swimming at home.
        The Lady Eagles were eight points away from tying the event through seven events, but eventually fell 90-61. Head coach Alexis Nilon was pleased with her team’s performance despite overcoming some adversity.

  • ACHS wrestling hopes to get a few back this weekend

    COMMERCE CITY – Adams City appears to be getting the conditioning back after missing a few duals a few weeks ago due to illnesses.

  • Hollow Victory

    HENDERSON — Prairie View’s 120-pound wrestler, Ricky Becker, took two distinctions away from the dual meet victory against Denver East Thursday night.
        His match was the only one to go the full three periods. He also was the unhappiest of wrestlers, even though he won his match easily in a major decision.

  • Eagles suffer rough week with two defeats

    The Adams City Eagles boys basketball team fell to 3-6 on the early season after suffering a pair of defeats from Douglas County and Grand Junction last week.

  • Adams City boys staying competitive in defeat

          COMMERCE CITY – The Adams City boys basketball team had its two-game winning streak snapped by Ponderosa High School and suffered a defeat to Wasson High School last week.
          Adams City lost in a thriller to Ponderosa, 38-36, while also suffering a setback to Wasson, 55-46.

  • Lady Eagles equal win total from a season ago

        COMMERCE CITY – With a 3-4 record after the win against Alameda High School, the Adams City Lady Eagle basketball team has already matched its win total from the 2010-2011 campaign.
        And they’re only in December.
        “The win definitely feels good,” junior Sonia DeLuna said, who led Adams City with 16 points. “We haven’t had a lot of victories, so it feels good to get a win, especially at home.”