High School Sports

  • Four local wrestlers place at state

    DENVER – Prairie View’s Alec Wyatt capped off his freshman wrestling season for the ThunderHawks with a third-place finish at 132 pounds in the state 5A wrestling tournament over the weekend.

  • Turnovers haunt Lady Eagles in Gateway rematch

    AURORA – Coming off what appeared to be a momentum victory against Northglenn last week, Adams City appeared to be ready for its rematch against Gateway.

    Based on the final score, this was not the case.


    Scoring under double figures in each quarter and unofficially committing 40 turnovers, the Lady Eagles suffered a lopsided defeat from the Lady Olympians of Gateway 50-19 Feb. 7.

    ACHS fell 5-13 overall and 2-4 in EMAC play, while GHS moved up to 7-13, 4-5 in the conference.

  • Basketball pairings due out Sunday

    AURORA -- The Colorado High School class 4A and 5A boys and girls basketball selection show will start at 3 p.m., Feb. 19, in the Indigo Ballroom of the Doubletree Hotel Denver Tech Center, 7801 E. Orchard Road, Englewood.

    The teams that make the 48-team bracket in each classification will be announced. The tournament begins Feb. 22 with the first round of games in boys class 4A and 5A.

  • T-Hawks send four to state meet

                BROOMFIELD —Prairie View High School will send four wrestlers to the state 5A wrestling tournament next week at the Pepsi Center.


  • UPDATE: Mayville earns spot at state wrestling tournament

    WESTMINSTER – Adams City took seven wrestlers to the Class 5A Region 2 wrestling tournament over the weekend and came away with one state qualifier.
        Pomona High School finished in first place with 198 points, while Adams City finished 16th with 16 points.

  • Big day for PVHS seniors
  • PVHS sweeps basketball doubleheader from Brighton

    DENVER -- Prairie View took both ends of a basketball doubleheader from Brighton High School Feb. 8 at Pepsi Center.


    The ThunderHawks' girls team scored the first 25 points of the game and beat BHS 62-27 in the opener. Cierra Mendoza of Prairie View, the game's most valuable player, led all scorers with 12 points. Brielle Brady led the Bulldogs with seven points.

  • UPDATE: Adams City-Hinkley boys game rescheduled

    HENDERSON -- The snowed-out boys basketball game between Adams City and Hinkley high schools will be made up at 7 p.m., Feb. 9, in the Eagles' gym.

    There's still no word on a make-up date for the girls game between the Eagles and the Thunderbirds.

    Basketball games between Prairie View and Fort Lupton high schools have been rescheduled for Feb. 17.

    The girls game is at Prairie View, and the boys play in Fort Lupton. Tip time for each is 7 p.m.

  • Eagles take eighth in EMAC swim meet

    BRIGHTON -- Adams City's girls swim team placed eighth in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference meet Feb. 6 in the Brighton pool.

    Savannah Bodkin finished 17th in the 100-yard backstroke. Her time of 1:34.12 was nearly eight seconds faster than her previous best in the event. She also helped the 200-medley relay team (Anastasia Ortiz, Mariah McCoy and Bianca Deaguero were the other members) to a seventh-place finish in a time of 2:45.62.

  • EMAC tournaments in jeopardy

    There's been no decision on two Eastern Metro Athletic Conference meets scheduled for this weekend.

    The weather forecast is for a foot more of snow -- 22 inches in some places -- by late Friday night.

    The EMAC swim meet is supposed to start at 5:30 Friday afternoon in the Brighton High School pool, 565 S. Eighth Ave. The finals are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday.