High School Sports

  • Zero Week not kind to Bluedevils

    LAFAYETTE — Owen Mellen combined the traits of two sports Aug. 22.

    The Fort Lupton senior was a wide receiver pressed into service as the tallest player in several “jump-ball” passing situations for the Fort Lupton football team.

  • Softball: Two more Warriors verbally commit to college

    FREDERICK – Frederick's Cheyenne Hamilton and Antonia Villani made verbal commitments to college softball programs last week.

    Hamilton agreed to attend Adams State University, while Villani chose North Platte Community College.

    A total of three Warriors made up their minds about college softball in the past week. Alex Dufour verbally committed to Mesa State University.

  • Fort Lupton netters get to work on new season



    Practice opened last week for the Fort Lupton volleyball team. A handful of players got in some work at the net during a recent practice. First-year coach Meaghan Page has not chosen the respective Bluedevils' squad members for the coming season. The varsity campaign begins at Northridge on Sept. 4.


  • Fort Lupton scoreboard


    Fort Lupton's home game against Silver Creek was postponed Aug. 28 when the game officials didn't show up for the contest.

    The game will be made up at a later date. FLHS hosts Durango at 6 p.m., Aug. 29, on Bob Phelps Field.

    Fort Lupton blanked Northridge 1-nil Aug. 26 in Greeley.

    Genaro Arellano scored the goal for FLHS. 

    "The whole team stood out and played a helluva game," FLHS coach Archie Suniga said.


  • Frederick HS athletic schedules

    Boys soccer

    @Windsor 7 p.m. Aug. 28

    Weld Central Noon Aug. 30

    Mead 7 p.m. Sept. 3

    @Thomas Jefferson 6 p.m. Sept. 4

    @Berthoud 7 p.m. Sept. 8

  • FLHS athletic schedules


    Valley 7 p.m. Sept. 5

    Berthoud 7 p.m. Sept. 12

    Lutheran 7 p.m. Sept. 19

    @Englewood 7 p.m. Sept. 26

  • Frederick HS scoreboard


    Frederick won all three of its games in the Erie Tournament of Champions Aug. 28 and Aug. 29.

    The Warriors beat Ralston Valley 7-2 Aug. 29. A four-run rally in the seventh inning made life a bit easier for FHS. Antonia Villani had a double and three RBIs. Paris Woods, Cheyenne Hamilton and Mae Mitchell had two hits. Alicia Hernandez struck out nine.

  • Centaurus roughs up Fort Lupton in football opener

    LAFAYETTE -- Centaurus took advantage of five Fort Lupton turnovers and went on to a 46-6 Zero Week victory over the Bluedevils on the Warriors' field.

    CHS' Matt Buchler and Matthew Axelrod scored three touchdowns. The Warriors rushed for more than 300 yards.

    Fort Lupton's sophomore quarterback, Elijah Vargas, threw 15 yards to Owen Mellen for the Bluedevils' lone touchdown in the third period. It was Vargas' first varsity touchdown pass, and it was Mellen's first touchdown catch.

  • FLHS preseason volleyball camp starts Aug. 4

    Fort Lupton High School's preseason volleyball camp starts Aug. 4. Sessions run from 3 to 6 p.m. the rest of the week. Formal practice and tryouts are Aug. 11.

    Those planning to play have to turn in the necessary paperwork, including evidence of a physical exam, to the school's main office before the first day of practice. Call 303-857-7100 with questions.

  • Are you ready for some football?

    FORT LUPTON — Things may have started slow for the Fort Lupton football team’s preseason camp. But that was just fine with first-year coach Joseph Herrera.

    The camp lasted two weeks. After taking a week off, formal practice begins Aug. 11.