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High School Sports

  • Coaching carousel: Frederick needs two after resignations

    FREDERICK -- Frederick High School is searching for two new coaches.

    Wrestling coach Bobby Matthews stepped down May 11 after just one season. On Facebook, he said it was a tough decision.  

  • Track/field: Hearon, Windell claim top 20 finishes at St. Vrain meet

    LONGMONT -- No one from the Fort Lupton boys and girls track teams was able to place in the top eight during the rain-soaked St. Vrain Invitational track meet May 8 at Longmont High School.

    FLHS' top finisher on the boys squad was Brye Windell, who was 17th in the 800-meter run (2:04.05). Jesus Botell was 18th in the 200-meter dash, posting a time of 25.77. Johnnie Hearon was the top girls finisher for the Bluedevils. She was 19th in the 100-meter hurdles, where her time was 17.53.

  • FLHS' Mellen signs on with Rangely CC

    FORT LUPTON -- Fort Lupton's Owen Mellen signed a college letter of intent to play basketball at Colorado Northwestern Community College May 7.

  • Bluedevils need new football boss

    FORT LUPTON -- Joseph Herrera, the football coach at Fort Lupton High School, resigned May 6.

    He cited family reasons.

    "My son was born in October, and that presented a little bit of a change in priorities," he said. "I didn't think I could give the commitment to the team in the offseason and during the fall. I don't want to look back and wish I'd spent more time with my family."

  • Fort Lupton scoreboard – May 3

    Baseball

    Alameda downed Fort Lupton 9-2 in the season finale May 4 in Fort Lupton.

    Hunter Roberts and Allen Elliott had three hits and two RBIs for the Pirates. Daniel Sanchez had a hit and drove in two for Alameda.

    Lorenzo Antuna singled twice and drove in both runs for the Bluedevils. Riley Reed had two hits for Fort Lupton.

  • Frederick HS scoreboard – May 1

    Girls soccer

    Frederick downed Berthoud 3-1 on the Warriors' pitch April 27. Samantha Teller scored twice for Frederick. Jayden WellBrock had a goal and an assist. FHS goalkeeper Paris Woods had five saves.

    The Warriors scored four times in the first half and beat Thompson Valley 4-2 April 30 in Loveland. Teller scored twice. Amalia Rolf and Annie Feauto also scored for Frederick.

    Woods was the goalkeeper and recorded eight saves.

    Baseball

  • Sleeth wins 100-meters in weather-shortened Eaton track meet

    EATON -- Jordan Sleeth of Frederick wrapped up the regular track-and-field season with a first-place effort in the girls 100-meter dash May 9 at the Eaton Fightin' Red Invitational.

    Sleeth finished in a time of 12.86 seconds. 

    Elsewhere, Nicole Rawson was fourth in the discus with a best throw of 97 feet 6 inches.

  • Bluedevils' soccer season ends with pair of losses

    FORT MORGAN — Fort Morgan scored in the first half, and the Mustangs’ defense made it stand up to beat Fort Lupton 1-0 on April 28.

    Lauren Staley put the Mustangs on the board in the 16th minute of play. Fort Lupton had several scoring chances in the game but couldn’t get the ball past either Staley, who played goalie for a brief time in the second half, or Jordyn Rivera.

  • Baseball: Mustangs take pair from Bluedevils to close Fort Lupton's season

    Fort Morgan stayed undefeated with a pair of wins over Fort Lupton last week.

    The Mustangs scored seven times in the first inning and beat FLHS 20-5 April 29 in Fort Lupton. Nate Cage led Fort Morgan’s offense with five RBIs. Adrain Marquez, Trey McBride, Kyle Daniels, Joey Schneider and Trevor Shurtleff added two RBIs. Fort Lupton’s Riley Reed and izaiah Padilla drove in two his team’s runs. Manny Ledezma had three hits.

  • Track/field: Fort Lupton's Windell claims Colorado 7 1,600-meter title

    KEENESBURG -- Fort Lupton's Brye Windell won the Colorado 7 League championship in the 1,600-meters at Weld Central High School May 2. Windell finished the race in a time of 4:43.79.

    FLHS' Johnnie Hearon wound up second in the 100-meter hurdles. Her time was 17.84. Daniel Salcido took second in the boys long jump at 20 feet. He also finished eighth in the triple jump (37-4 1/2).