High School Sports

  • 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.”

  • ACHS wrestlers gain experience at 2011 Old Chicago NCCT

        GREELEY – The Adams City wrestlers earned 15 points at the annual Old Chicago Northern Colorado Christmas Tournament, held at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley this past weekend.
        The tournament usually provides tough competition, and for the young Eagles, it was a good tournament to expose them to and make an example of. Many of the participants that Adams City wrestled against were potential state qualifiers.

  • PVHS football coach steps aside for family

        HENDERSON — Rocky Schneider sat in his office at Prairie View High School Wednesday morning happy to see the end of the first semester in sight.
        About a half-hour before, the announcement had been made he wouldn’t be the school’s football coach next year. Schneider made it clear why that was the case.

  • Adams City swimmers hope to make gradual improvements

    COMMERCE CITY — The Adams City girls swim team will not measure success in wins this year but in having fun and making strides of improvements as the season splashes along.

  • Adams City streak hold off late Arvada surge

    COMMERCE CITY – In a game that featured six ties in the first half, the Adams City boys basketball team was able to pull away in the third quarter and hang on in the fourth for a victory against the Arvada Bulldogs Monday evening.

  • Area wrestlers head for Old Chicago/Northern Colorado Christmas tournament

    GREELEY – Prairie View and Brighton high schools are among the 57 teams represented at the 13th

    Old Chicago/Northern Colorado Christmas wrestling tournament.

           Action for the some 680 competitors begins at 8 a.m. Friday in Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion at the University of Northern Colorado. By the end of the day, the first three rounds of the championship bracket and the first four rounds of the consolation draw will be finished.

  • Prairie View knocks off Brighton in basketball rivalries

    HENDERSON -- Prairie View's basketball teams won the rivalry games against Brighton High School Saturday afternoon.


    Corey Reid scored 11 points to lead Prairie View past Brighton 47-31 Saturday afternoon in boys basketball. PVHS had a 30-11 lead at halftime and went on to the win. Noah Lopez and Phil Stierman added nine points.

    No stats were available for the Bulldogs. Their coach, Anthony Mitchell, sat his starters for the fourth quarter.