https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sports/rss.xml en Eagles take two of three at Skyview tournament https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/eagles-take-two-three-skyview-tournament <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ac_13_aj_3.jpeg" alt="Amanda Herron has her eyes on the basket as she goes up for the short-range shot against Arrupe Jesuit Dec. 13. ACHS won two of three at a tournament at Skyview High School. The Eagles wrap up the preholiday part of the schedule with a game at Far Northeast Warriors. Tip time is 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21." title="Amanda Herron has her eyes on the basket as she goes up for the short-range shot against Arrupe Jesuit Dec. 13. ACHS won two of three at a tournament at Skyview High School. The Eagles wrap up the preholiday part of the schedule with a game at Far Northeast Warriors. Tip time is 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21." align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /> Basketball: Eagles take it on the chin https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/basketball-eagles-take-it-chin <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/adhs_bball_photo1.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Jaxson Asterino drives the lane as Evergreen’s Copper Dyess (3) gets a hand on the ball during a Dec. 6 game at the Paul Davis Classic tournament at Green Mountain High School. The Eagles lost all three games, including one to league rival Prairie View." title="Adams City’s Jaxson Asterino drives the lane as Evergreen’s Copper Dyess (3) gets a hand on the ball during a Dec. 6 game at the Paul Davis Classic tournament at Green Mountain High School. The Eagles lost all three games, including one to league rival Prairie View." align="left" hspace="6" width="74" height="85" /> Adams City scoreboard Jan. 13 https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adams-city-scoreboard-jan-13 <p> <b>Girls basketball</b></p> <p> Brighton got past Adams City 45-32 in Commerce City Jan. 8. Valeria Salinas-Vargas had 14 points for the Eagles. No stats were available for BHS.</p> <p> Vista Peak beat the Eagles 63-40 Jan. 10 on the Eagles&#39; floor. Valeria Salinas-Vargas led the Eagles with 15 points. Jennessy Aragon added 11. No stats were available for the Bison.</p> <p> <strong>Wrestling</strong></p> <p> Poudre beat Adams City 39-28 in Fort Collins Jan. 10. On-mat winners for the Eagles were James Davis (112 pounds), Dominic Helbok (145) and Marques Salazar (160).</p> Two Brighton youths aim to expand unified sports programs https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/two-brighton-youths-aim-expand-unified-sports-programs <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_olympian2_120418.jpg" alt="Cole Reed, left, and Colton Rice, of Brighton, pause during a bus ride during their trip to the first-ever Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan. " title="Cole Reed, left, and Colton Rice, of Brighton, pause during a bus ride during their trip to the first-ever Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 10.5px; text-indent: 12px;">The first-ever Global Youth Leadership forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, included some Special Olympic representatives from Brighton.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Cole Reed and Colton Rice were among 120 young adults whose spent five days talking about how to create a more inclusive world.</span></p> Wrestlers take to the mats https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/wrestlers-take-mats <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wrestling_photo4.jpg" alt="One of the first tournaments of the wrestling season came to Adams City High School Dec. 1. Five teams took part in the Eagles’ annual tourney. ACHS finished third. Adams City’s 170-pound wrestler, Nicholas Espinoza, grimaces as Prairie View’s Mitchell Bond looks for an opening. Espinoza lost the match to a pin." title="One of the first tournaments of the wrestling season came to Adams City High School Dec. 1. Five teams took part in the Eagles’ annual tourney. ACHS finished third. Adams City’s 170-pound wrestler, Nicholas Espinoza, grimaces as Prairie View’s Mitchell Bond looks for an opening. Espinoza lost the match to a pin." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /> PVHS’ Sands decides to switch theaters https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/pvhs%E2%80%99-sands-decides-switch-theaters <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_mathue_sands_photo1_111418.jpg" alt="Prairie View’s Matheu Sands is leaving the gridiron – and other sports – for the theater. " title="Prairie View’s Matheu Sands is leaving the gridiron – and other sports – for the theater. " align="left" hspace="6" width="77" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;He&rsquo;s played football, run track, played rugby and basketball and wrestled.</p> <p> But Prairie View&rsquo;s Matheu Sands has another goal he wants to pursue, that of live theater. To do that, he plans to give up sports.</p> <p> &ldquo;I want to do theater because I want a different feeling,&rdquo; the PVHS senior said. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m always on the go doing this (playing sports). And I thought, &lsquo;it&rsquo;s my senior year. Why not do something different?&rsquo; That&rsquo;s why I chose theater.&rdquo;</p> Salaz returns with an eye on improvement https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/salaz-returns-eye-improvement <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9379.jpg" alt="Adams City junior Amanda Herron eyes the basket during a drill at a recent practice. " title="Adams City junior Amanda Herron eyes the basket during a drill at a recent practice. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Adams City&rsquo;s &ldquo;new&rdquo; girls basketball coach hasn&rsquo;t strayed far from the main seat on the bench.</p> <p> Billy Salaz was an associate coach last year, was a head coach for the Eagles previously and took the head coaching slot this year when Becky Williams decided not to return.</p> ACHS quarterback goes from the field to the coaches box https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/achs-quarterback-goes-field-coaches-box <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_murillo_081418_0.jpg" alt="Alexis Murillo-Roldan, left, gets some pointers from ACHS football coach Jesse Jones during a summer workout." title="Alexis Murillo-Roldan, left, gets some pointers from ACHS football coach Jesse Jones during a summer workout." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Alexis Murillo-Roldan was the starting quarterback for Adams City&#39;s football team this fall.</p> <p> He couldn&#39;t finish the season because of a head injury he sustained against Rangeview midway through the year.</p> <p> So he turned to coaching, an extra set of eyes in the sky.</p> <p> &quot;The coaching side of football can be quite fun, but at times very difficult,&quot; he said. &quot;Coaching can be fun because you get to see the people you&#39;re coaching improve and become better athletes.&quot;</p>