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High School Sports

  • Windell breaks school mark in 800-meters

    GREELEY -- Fort Lupton's Brye Windell broke the school record in the 800-meter run at the WelCo championships April 24.

    Windell finished in a time of 2:03.37 to break the standard that was set 35 years ago. He took second place in the event, just 0.07 of a second in back of Platte Valley's Clark Jett.

    The Bluedevils finished 14th in the team standings.

    Kyla Boyd paced FLHS' girls team. She took fifth in the high jump (4 feet 9 inches). The Bluedevils were 17th in the team standings.

  • Dates for Colorado prep baseball championship stay put

    AURORA — Those hoping to play the state baseball championships later in the season will have to try again.

    The legislative council of the Colorado High School Activities Association turned down a proposal April 16 to push the playoffs back by one week.

  • Colorado hoops playoff draw remains at 32 teams

    AURORA — There won’t be a change in the state 4A basketball playoff picture for either boys or girls teams.

    The Colorado High School Activities Association Legislative Council voted down a proposal April 16 to expand the tournament field to 48 teams. The margin was better than 2-to-1.

  • Colorado football staying at six classifications

    AURORA — The Colorado High School Activities Association’s Legislative Council turned down a plan to add a seventh classification of football teams April 16.

    The margin was better than 3-to-1.

  • Track/field: Boulder County meet called off

    Saturday's Boulder County track and field meet was called off because of continuing rain and snow.

    Track officials weighed the options and tomorrow's weather report -- more rain and snow -- and moved the meet to 2 p.m., April 21, at Longmont High School.

  • Area's rescheduled games taking shape

    WELD COUNTY -- Last week's bad weather means a bunch of rescheduled games for southwestern Weld County schools.

    A light schedule in sports for April 16 became no schedule in sports because of a snowstorm.

    Fort Lupton's girls soccer game at Elizabeth was moved to 6:30 p.m., April 22. 

    Fort Lupton's home baseball game with Alameda was called off because of rain and snow. No word on a make-up date yet. 

  • Fort Lupton scoreboard – April 24

    Girls tennis

    AURORA -- Fort Lupton's No. 2 doubles team of Mikayla Norby and Prisila Gomez took third place at the Colorado 7 League tournament at Utah Park April 21.

    Courtney Cook (No. 1 singles) and Alexis Ramos-Saenz (No. 2 singles) wound up fifth. Both players were sixth seeds in their respective draws.

  • Frederick HS scoreboard – April 24

    Baseball

    Mead shut out Frederick 6-0 April 16 on the Warriors' diamond.

    Dalton Nelson and Evan Prestwich had Frederick's only hits. Nelson was the Warriors' starting pitcher. He allowed five hits and struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings.

    Skyline pushed over a run in the eighth inning and beat Frederick 4-3 in the first of a home-and-home series April 23. 

    Mario Ramirez got credit for the Warriors' lone RBI. He also had two stolen bases. Dalton Nelson and Brandon Zuniga had two hits.

  • Fort Lupton girls practicing 'survivor tennis'

    FORT LUPTON — Faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges, Fort Lupton Bluedevils tennis coach Lindsay Blanchard likens her time spent working with the school’s tennis program as one she laughingly calls “Survivor Tennis.” 

  • Frederick's Torres opts to return to East Coast roots for college

    FREDERICK — Family can mean a lot to a high-school senior who’s looking for a place to go to college.

    Such was the case with Frederick’s Justine Torres. She picked Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H. It’s 45 minutes from Boston by car.