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High School Sports

  • Boys basketball: Eagle Ridge stops Bluedevils

    BRIGHTON – Eagle Ridge rolled to a 17-point halftime lead and beat Fort Lupton 62-47 Nov. 30 in Brighton.

    It was the season opener for both teams.

    Arik Ringsby led the Warriors with 18 points, 14 of which came in the second half. Krystian Collins had 16 points. Joel Mendoza had three, 3-pointers in the first quarter en route to 22 points.

    FLHS' Elijah Vargas led all scorers with 22 points, including a pair of 3-point baskets. Gaven Case had 13 points, and he sank three, 3-pointers.

  • Wrestling: Fort Lupton's Sandoval verbally commits to NEJC

    Fort Lupton's Jody Sandoval has a much better idea of where he wants to go to college next year.

    Sandoval, a two-time state champion for the Bluedevils, made a verbal commitment to Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. The Plainsmen think he will compete in the 125-pound division next season.

    NEJC made the announcement about Sandoval on its Facebook page.

  • It’s Bravo for coach

    COLORADO SPRINGS – Marques Bravo still finds his way to the wrestling room each day at Discovery Canyon Campus.

    But these days, the former Fort Lupton state champion wrestler has to take care of administrative items, such as concussion tests, before practice begins.

    Bravo took on the role of head coach for the Thunder this year. He replaced the school’s present athletic director, Ron Sukle.

  • Fort Lupton HS athletic schedule Dec. 1

    Here is today's athletic schedule:

    Boys basketball: Fort Lupton @ Prospect Ridge, 2555 Preble Creek Parkway, Broomfield, 7 p.m.

  • Frederick HS athletic schedule Nov. 30

    Here is today's sports schedule:

    Basketball: Frederick @ Niwot (2), 5:30 p.m.

  • Fort Lupton scoreboard – Oct. 30

    Volleyball

    Weld Central turned back Fort Lupton in straight sets Oct. 27. No stats were available for either team.

    FLHS' win of the week came against Englewood 25-21, 25-16, 31-29. The Colorado 7 League match qA Oct. 25. Jaylynn McCorkle had nine kills to pace FLHS. Rianna James had seven.

    The Bluedevils (10-13) wrapped up the regular season with a four-game split at a tournament at Mitchell High School in Colorado Springs Oct. 29. 

  • Frederick HS scoreboard – Dec. 2

    Boys basketball

    Niwot turned back Frederick 66-40 in the season opener for both schools. The Nov. 30 game was on the Cougars' floor.

    Thomas Bounds led NHS with 21 points. No stats were available for the Warriors.

    Frederick won its first game of the season by a 44-36 score at Standley Lake Dec. 2. No stats were available.

    Girls basketball

    Niwot beat Frederick 55-43 in Frederick Nov. 30. It was the season opener for both schools.

    No stats were available for either team.

  • Seven Fort Lupton players earn football all-conference awards

    Fort Lupton’s Andrew Adame and Jaylen Torrez were first-team, all-conference performers in the class 2A Patriot League East conference this season.

    Second-team/honorable-mention choices were Luke Hearson, Riley Reed, Lorenzo Vasquez, Elijah Vargas and Freddy Suarez.

  • Three Bluedevils earn postseason soccer awards

    Fort Lupton’s Luis Guerra and Christian Angel were first-team, all-Colorado 7 League members this fall.

    Angel led the league in assists with 13. Guerra lead the conference in goals with 25 and finished 13th in the state with 57 points.

    Freshman Jeffrey Lee was an honorable-mention choice.

  • Mitchell, ex-FLHS athlete, hits coaching milestone

    Fort Lupton native Shawn Mitchell picked up his 100th career win as a football coach this season.

    Mitchell coaches at Discovery Canyon High School in Colorado Springs. He’s been the coach for the past 10 years.

    Mitchell played football for four years on the offensive line for the Bluedevils, played two years of baseball and threw the shot put and the discus for the school’s track team. His first coaching assignment was at Harrison High School.