https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sports/rss.xml en Jones hints at changes for ACHS football team https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/jones-hints-changes-achs-football-team <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsfbl4_091818.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Thabo Manyothwane moves in for the stop against Westminster’s Nic Lopez Sept. 13. " title="Adams City’s Thabo Manyothwane moves in for the stop against Westminster’s Nic Lopez Sept. 13. " align="left" hspace="6" width="72" height="85" /><p> There was reason for Adams City football coach Jesse Jones to like what he saw from Westminster High School&#39;s team Sept. 13.</p> <p> Westminster ran for 290 yards in the first half en route to a 42-6 homecoming win against the Eagles Sept. 13.&nbsp;</p> Adams City scoreboard Sept. 19 https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adams-city-scoreboard-sept-19 <p> <b>Golf</b></p> <p> No one from the Adams City golf team qualified for this year&#39;s state 5A tournament.</p> <p> Jace Long and Joel Olivas competed in the 5A boys regional tournament at Redlands Mesa Golf Club in Grand Junction Sept. 17. Olivas finished 60-over par, while Long finished 91-over par.</p> Football: East beats Eagles https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/football-east-beats-eagles <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_5050.jpg" alt="Adams City quarterback Alexis Murillo-roldan, who is underneath Denver East’s Jimmie Rice, manages to complete this short screen pass to Liban Shongolo early in the teams’ game Sept. 8 in Denver. The Angels’ Jacob Haynes moves in from defensive back on defense. East cruised to a 42-6 win." title="Adams City quarterback Alexis Murillo-roldan, who is underneath Denver East’s Jimmie Rice, manages to complete this short screen pass to Liban Shongolo early in the teams’ game Sept. 8 in Denver. The Angels’ Jacob Haynes moves in from defensive back on defense. East cruised to a 42-6 win." align="left" hspace="6" width="137" height="85" /> Football: Arapahoe wins big over Adams City https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/football-arapahoe-wins-big-over-adams-city-0 <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/adams_ftball_photo4_0.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Francisco Rodriguez (8) celebrates as he breaks up a pass against Arapahoe High School during the home opener for Adams City. The Eagles lost 52-6. Sophomore quarterback Alexis Murillo scored the ACHS touchdown on a 12-yard run. " title="Adams City’s Francisco Rodriguez (8) celebrates as he breaks up a pass against Arapahoe High School during the home opener for Adams City. The Eagles lost 52-6. Sophomore quarterback Alexis Murillo scored the ACHS touchdown on a 12-yard run. " align="left" hspace="6" width="89" height="85" /> Golf: ACHS' Olivas takes team medalist at EMAC major https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/golf-achs-olivas-takes-team-medalist-emac-major <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsgolf_082118.jpg" alt="Joel Olivas of Adams City waits his turn to tee off at the first EMAC major golf tournament Aug. 15 at Buffalo Run." title="Joel Olivas of Adams City waits his turn to tee off at the first EMAC major golf tournament Aug. 15 at Buffalo Run." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Adams City&#39;s Joel Olivas took team medalist honors at the first of two Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major golf tournaments Aug. 15 at Buffalo Run.</p> <p> Olivas finished in 40th place with a score of 132, 60-over par.&nbsp;</p> <p> Adams City didn&#39;t field enough golfers to qualify for a team score.</p> <p> Vista Peak won the team title at 34-over par. Aurora Central was a stroke behind, while Brighton took third and Prairie View finished fourth.</p> Coach preps for second full season with Eagles https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/coach-preps-second-full-season-eagles <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_murillo_081418.jpg" alt=" ACHS football coach Jesse Jones, right, goes over some pointers with sophomore quarterback Alexis Murillo-roldan during an Aug. 10 practice in Commerce City." title=" ACHS football coach Jesse Jones, right, goes over some pointers with sophomore quarterback Alexis Murillo-roldan during an Aug. 10 practice in Commerce City." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">Jesse Jones is about to start his second full season in charge of Adams City&rsquo;s football program.</span></p> <p class="p3"> He hired a batch of new coaches in an effort to deliver the same message to his team.</p> <p class="p3"> Jones knows he&rsquo;s losing a number of veteran players from last year&rsquo;s squad. But that&rsquo;s not the only thing he&rsquo;s lamenting.</p> College athletics seem worthwhile for local athletes https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/college-athletics-seem-worthwhile-local-athletes <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baker2_cmyk_0.jpg" alt="Jessica Baker of Brighton " title="Jessica Baker of Brighton " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">We&rsquo;ve talked to 18 athletes from Adams and Weld counties the past two weeks, and our subjects&nbsp; centered on adjustment to college and college athletics and whether their sport felt like a business.</span></p> <p class="p5"> In the last of our series, we talked to them about time-manasgement issues and whether the experience has been worth the time and effort.</p> <p class="p6"> ***</p> Salaz pleased with summer progress https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/salaz-pleased-summer-progress <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_hoops3_070318_0.jpg" alt="Valeria Salinas works on her jump shot during summer practice at Adams City High School." title="Valeria Salinas works on her jump shot during summer practice at Adams City High School." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 22.973px;">Through the first part of July, Adams City&rsquo;s girls basketball team won its own summer tournament and won another summer tournament at Westminster High School.</span></p> <p class="p3"> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s been pretty productive,&rdquo; said coach Billy Salaz. &ldquo;We played six games in one day. We did a lot with six of our varsity girls. Our young sophomore, Valeria Salinas, has had a real good summer.&rdquo;</p> <p class="p3"> In one of those contests, she had 22 points and 22 rebounds.&nbsp;</p>