High School Sports

  • Big finish to Vasquez’ prep basketball career

    ALAMOSA – Patrick Vasquez played about half of his all-star team’s first game at the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state games June 10 in Alamosa.

  • Fort Lupton HS athletic schedule May 3

    Here is today's athletic schedule – weather permitting

    Girls soccer: Fort Morgan @ Fort Lupton, 6 p.m.

  • Frederick HS athletic schedule May 3

    Here is today's sports schedule:

    Baseball: Frederick @ Holy Family, 4 p.m.

  • Fort Lupton scoreboard – May 8

    Girls soccer

    Fort Lupton nipped Fort Morgan 2-1 in a Colorado 7 League game May 4 in Fort Lupton.

    Bianca Jaquez helped the Bluedevils celebrate senior night by scoring both goals.

    Girls tennis

    Silver Creek beat Fort Lupton 7-0 in a dual meet in Fort Lupton May 2. The Raptors' Jenna Nelson nipped Maria Vera of the Bluedevils 7-5, 7-5 at No. 3 singles.

  • Frederick HS scoreboard – May 8


    You might call it the Evan Prestwich shows.

    Prestwich, a senior right-hander for Frederick's baseball team, led the Warriors to a 3-1 win against Holy Family High School May 3.

    He contributed two hits and two RBIs at the plate. On the mound, he threw a complete game and struck out five.

  • Softball: Mitchell leads all-star team to win

    ALAMOSA -- Frederick's Mae Mitchell hit a home run and drove in four runs to lead her Blue team of high-school all-stars to a 12-9 win over the Red team of prep softball players.

    The Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state softball game was at Adams State University June 8.

    Mitchell's home run drove in three, first-inning runs. She added a scoring fly ball later in the game and recorded two putouts in the field.

  • Team success is in the eye of the beholder

     GREELEY – If you judge athletic success by postseason berths, it wasn’t a good season for Fort Lupton’s girls soccer team.

                If you judge athletic success by such criteria as incremental progress, then the Bluedevils had a wonderful season.

  • Wyatt just misses shot put finals, settles for 12th place

    LAKEWOOD – Frederick’s Julia Wyatt came oh so close to qualifying for the finals of the state 4A shot put May 19 at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood.

    Instead, she settled for 12th place with a top throw of 34 feet 8 inches. The 10th-place -- and last qualifier for the finals was Evergreen’s Samantha Kiesel, who threw 34-10 3/4.

  • Lucky 13 for Frederick's Aragon in state high jump



    Eric R. Flores

    Sports correspondent


    LAKEWOOD – Frederick junior Kelly Aragon finished in 13th place in the 2016 class 4A state high jump May 19 at Jefferson County Stadium.

    The competition opened up with competitors trying to clear 4 feet, 11 inches ,and two of the 18 competitors were unable to do that. However, Aragon cleared the height with ease on her first attempt.

  • Postseason honors for Dufour

    Former Frederick softball player Alex Dufour was a second-team, all-regional choice as selected by the National Federation of Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association.

     Dufour just finished her freshman season for Mesa State University. She also earned second-team, all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honors after batting .435, third best in the RMAC.