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Today's Sports

  • Adams City sends four to state...

    Editor's note: Here are Adams City's first-round pairings for the state 5A wrestling tournament ..

    113: James Davis, ACHS, vs. Kieran Thompson, Grand Junction

    138: Josh Deaguero, ACHS, vs. Max Brobson, Fort Collins

    145: Dominic Helbok, ACHS, vs. David Rivera, Cherokee Trail

    160: Marquez Salazar, ACHS, vs. Roman Cruz, Pomona. Salazar is seeded second in the weight class. 

     

  • ACHS' Zamora joins Otero JC...

    Even though it was a bit difficult for Adams City's Suseth Zamora to talk thank her friends and family during a letter-signing assembly Feb. 6, the soccer goalie was all smiles about the choice she made for the next two years.

    Zamora, who plays goalie for the Eagles, signed with Otero Junior College.

  • Football: ACHS' Shongolo...

    Adams City football player Liban Shongolo decided he wanted to attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction to continue his education and his football career.

    "I liked the city, I liked the coaches. They were really welcoming," Shongolo said. "I liked the players. They were similar to me. They had the same background. I liked that they are in the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) and that it's close to home."

    Adams City won five games in Shongolo's three seasons on varsity.

  • Girls swimming: Season finishes...
  • Wrestling: Monarch gets past...
  • Adams City scoreboard Feb. 10

    Girls basketball

    Adams City put together a fourth-quarter rally to beat Thornton 36-35 on the Trojans' floor Feb. 5. ACHS was down 16 points at one point in the game and trailed by 10 heading into the fourth quarter. ACHS outscored Thornton 18-7 in the last eight minutes to win.

    Jennessy Aragon had 11 points for the Eagles, who are 12-9 this season. Valeria Salinas-Vargas added nine. No stats were available for Thornton.

  • Wrestling: No placers for Adams...

    LAFAYETTE – Adams City's Dominic Helbok is out of the Top of the Rockies tournament.

    He advanced to the 145-pound quarterfinals of the Top of the Rockies tournament at Centaurus High School before losing to Kalob Jewett of El Paso Franklin High School. Helbok lost his first match in the consolation bracket as well.

    Helbok beat Matthew Copanas of Centaurus by pinfall in the opening round. In the second round, Helbok pinned Broomfield's Max Osterman with one second left in the match.

  • Wrestling: Helbok advances to...

    LAFAYETTE – Adams City's Dominic Helbok advanced to the 145-pound quarterfinals of the Top of the Rockies tournament at Centaurus High School Jan. 18.

    Helbok beat Matthew Copanas of Centaurus by pinfall in the opening round. In the second round, Helbok pinned Broomfield's Max Osterman with one second left in the match.

    Marques Salazar, ACHS' 160-pounder, split his two matches in the opening round and is alive in the consolation draw.

  • Brighton Hitbox owner hits...

     Adam Geiger owns Brighton Hitbox on South First Avenue.

    But in his other life, Geiger is involved in Strongman, competition in strength-based athletics. It started seven years ago.

    “A friend of mine and I were playing on a flag football team. He had currently been doing Strongman for roughly three years and had all the equipment at his house,” Geiger said. “He had invited me over to work out, as he knew I loved to lift.”

    At that time, Geiger “was a pretty skinny 210-pound guy.”

  • Girls basketball: Vista Peak...