High School Sports

  • Vasquez cops Top Gun softball award

    Fort Lupton's Morgan Vasquez was among those selected to the Top Gun Elite Showcase All-American team.

    She was among 23 players to be so honored.


    Twenty states were represented, and there were more than 40 teams in Vasquez' division, including junior colleges, NCAA Division I, II and III squads.

    We'll have more in Wednesday's edition of the Fort Lupton Press.

  • FLHS Blue/White football camp

    Fort Lupton's Blue and White summer football camp starts at 6 p.m., July 21, and runs nightly through July 31.

    Coach Joseph Herrera said the camp is essential for all incoming ninth- through 12th-graders who wish to participate in football this season.

    Equipment checkout will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., July 15, July 16 and July 17. Email fortluptonfootball@gmail.com with questions.


  • Bluedevils start summer soccer workouts

    Fort Lupton's summer soccer conditioning program continues at 6:30 p.m. July 16 and again at 6:30 p.m. July 21 and 23. Sessions are at the school.

    Coach Archie Suniga said players need to bring cleats, running shoes and their own water. Call 303-918-1356 with questions.



  • Fort Lupton HS needs JV soccer coach

    Fort Lupton High School needs a new junior varsity boys soccer coach.

    Contact Archie Suniga at 303-918-1356 or email archie.suniga@gmail.com.

  • FLHS preseason softball underway

    Voluntary preseason activities for the Fort Lupton softball team continue from 5:30 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 1.

    The first formal practice is Aug. 4, and the season begins Aug. 16.

  • FLHS sports physicals Aug. 7

    Fort Lupton High School will be offering sports physicals from 8 to 11 a.m. and from noon to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 7, at the school.

    The cost is $15. Proceeds go to the athletic department.


  • Fort Lupton scoreboard

    Girls soccer

    Estes Park shut out Fort Lupton 2-0 in the Bluedevils' home finale April 29.

    Logan Hays scored twice in the second half to give the Bobcats the win. Kaelynn Morgan recorded the shutout for EPHS. No stats were available for Fort Lupton.

    Rocky Mountain Lutheran tripped up Fort Lupton 2-1 in the season finale May 1 in Westminster.

    No stats were available for either team.


  • Weld Central HS scoreboard

    Girls tennis

    Weld Central held off Englewood 4-3 in Colorado 7 League play April 22. 

    The Rebels' on-court winners were Makenzie Burrough at No. 1 singles, the No. 1 doubles team of Alicia Gerken and Katherine Hernandez, the No. 2 doubles team of Colleena Schmer and Kathy Zimbleman and the No. 3 doubles pairing of Sabryne Meyers and Angelixa Hester.

  • Big adjustment awaits prep athletes in the college ranks

    Ask anyone who’s made the transition from high school to college, and they will tell you about the necessary adjustments.

    Even though creature comforts often make the trip to a dorm, some other staples of everyday living — an alarm clock, study habits, laundry duties and where to find food — make the trip, too.

    Making the move from high school to college athletics entails its own set of changes. In Zach Boyd’s case, it was the pace of the game, not only on the field but in the weight room and the meeting rooms.

  • FLHS announces new volleyball coach

    Fort Lupton’s new volleyball coach is Meaghan Page.

    She replaces Amy Shoemaker, who resigned to take the coaching job and a teaching position at Prairie View High School.