High School Sports

  • Soccer: Fort Lupton needs help to get to postseason

    FORT MORGAN – Jose Jimenez and Julian Sepeda scored 26 seconds apart in the first half to send Fort Morgan to a 3-0 win against Fort Lupton at Columbine Elementary School Oct. 17.

    It was the regular-season finale for both teams. FMHS alread clinched a playoff spot. The Mustangs finish 11-2-2, while Fort Lupton finished 8-7, a four-game improvement over a season ago.

  • State 4A softball pairings released

    AURORA – Frederick takes the sixth seed into the state 4A softball tournament and faces 11th-seeded Silver Creek High School at 12:15 p.m., Oct. 21, at Aurora Sports Park, East Colfax Avenue and Tower Road.

    The winner gets either Valor Christian or Thomas Jefferson in the second-round game at 2:30 p.m. The Warriors enter the tournament as winners of eight straight contests. But Valor Christian has knocked the Warriors out of the last two state tourneys, including the state title game in 2014.

  • SW Weld County softball: Frederick advances; Fort Lupton's season finishes

    Frederick's softball team returns to the state 4A softball tournament next week in Aurora.

    The Warriors won two games at their regional tournament in Loveland Oct. 15 to punch their ticket to state. FHS beat Ponderosa 6-2 in the opener, then nipped Mountain View 4-3 in the second game.

    The state 4A pairings are due out Monday. The state tourney begins Oct. 21 at Aurora Sports Park.

  • Football: Sterling turns back Fort Lupton

    STERLING – Fort Lupton scored the game's first eight points. But Sterling scored the next 49 points and beat the Bluedevils 49-16 on the Tigers' field.

    Elijah Vargas threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to Freddy Suarez in the fourth quarter. No other stats were immediately available for either team


  • Soccer: FLHS needs a win to have a postseason chance

    When the discussion turned to a possible playoff bid, Fort Lupton soccer coach Archie Suniga put it rather simply.

    "We have a chance if we beat Fort Morgan (4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Columbine Elementary School in Fort Morgan). It's a make-or-break game," Suniga said. "We don't if we get in the playoffs with a win. But if we don't, we don't get in. We have to win it and see what happens."

    Fort Lupton was 38th in the most recent Ratings Performance Index polls. The top 32 advance to the postseason.

  • Cross country: Marquezes nab top-11 finishes in Colorado 7 meet

    The top finishes for Fort Lupton High School at the Oct. 13 Collorado 7 cross country meet belonged to the brother and sister Marquez.

    Antonio Marquez was third in the boys race. The freshman finished in a time of 16:48., just seven seconds in back of second-place finisher Jacob Ley of Conifer High School.

    Marquez' sister, Monica, was 11th in the girls race. She finished in a time of 20:54.3, just 0.3 of a second out of 10th place.

  • Bravo is new head wrestling coach at Discovery Canyon HS

    Former Fort Lupton wrestler and state champion Marques Bravo is the new wrestling coach at Discovery Canyon High School in Colorado Springs.

    Bravo was a co-coach last season with Ron Sukle. Sukle is the school’s new athletic director.

  • Frederick's Shirley all but makes college choice



    Frederick’s Bryce Shirley committed to Western Nebraska Community College to continue his baseball career.

  • Class 3A, 4A basketball finals move to new homes

    There’s going to be a new home for the finals in class 3A and 4A boys and girls basketball this season.

    The Colorado High School Activities Association’s board of directors have its approval to move the tournament finals Oct. 5.

  • Fort Lupton HS athletic schedule Oct. 21

    Here is today's athletic schedule:

    Football: Fort Lupton @ Valley, 7 p.m.