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Sports Briefs

  • Youth sports registration deadlines July 29

    The Fort Lupton Recreation Center needs some players to fill out a pair of fall youth sports leagues.

    A girls volleyball league (third- through sixth-graders) starts Sept. 10. Practices begin the week of Aug. 29.

    The deadline to sign up is July 29. The fee is $65.

  • Youth wrestling float in Sept. 10 Trapper Days parade

    Fort Lupton’s youth wrestling program has a spot in this year’s Trapper Days parade Sept. 10.

    All the program needs is riders on top of the float. Call Lenny Bachicha at 303-717-9676 to get a spot.

    The first practice for the team is Oct. 6 at Fort Lupton High School.

  • Little Britches Rodeo returns June 4-5

    The Little Britches Rodeo is set for a return appearance at the Adams County Fairgrounds, East 124th Avenue and U.S. Highway 85, the weekend of June 4.

    The events start at 10 a.m., June 4, and continue at 9 a.m., June 5. All-around and reserve all-around buckles will be presented to all divisions both days.

    The youngest age division is the Little Wrangers ( 5- to 9-year-olds). Boys and girls compete together in barrels, poles, flags and goat tail untying.

  • College rodeo

    CASPER, Wyo. — Brit Ellerman, of Fort Lupton, ended his University of Wyoming rodeo career on a positive note after he and his team roping partner took the third-round lead during a June 18 College Nationals Finals Rodeo event in Casper, Wyo.

  • Watson brought on as assistant coach for Bluedevils

    FORT LUPTON — Former Fort Lupton standout Francesca Watson is an assistant coach for the Bluedevils’ girls basketball team this season.

  • Southwestern Weld Sports Schedule, Week of Jan. 14

    Jan. 15

    Wrestling: Fort Lupton @ Prairie View, 7 p.m.; Frederick @ Holy Family, 6:30 p.m.

    Jan. 16

    Boys basketball: Weld Central @ Fort Lupton, 7 p.m.; Roosevelt @ Frederick, 6:30 p.m.

    Girls basketball: Fort Lupton @ Weld Central, 7 p.m.

    Jan. 17

  • Frederick all-conference volleyball honorees named

    FREDERICK — Mackenzie DiGesualdo was Frederick’s lone representative to the all-Tri Valley Conference team.

    DiGesualdo, a senior, finished with 84 kills and a hitting percentage of .245. She had 21 aces and 57 total blocks for the Warriors.

    FHS was 11-12 this season, 5-9 in the conference.

  • Carbon Valley Fit-A-Thon set for Nov. 25

     The Carbon Valley Recreation Center is hosting a fit-a-thon from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.

    The event features previews of several of the rec center’s classes, such as boot camp, yoga, spinning and stability ball/core training. A goody bag from Max Muscle goes to the first 25 people to register. There will be door-prize drawings, too.

  • Fall Clean-Up Day Sept. 27 in Fort Lupton

    Fall Clean-Up Day, set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Public Works Shop at 800 12th Ave. in Fort Lupton, offers residents a convenient opportunity to dispose of unused household items and yard debris (No household trash, concrete, Freon based appliances, or electronics will be accepted; some items may require a fee). There is a suggested donation of $10, and there is a $5 fee for each tire dropped off.

  • Cross training sign-ups end Feb. 3

    Fort Lupton’s cross-training class is open for registration. The deadline is Feb. 3, and the cost is $40.

    Sessions run from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 27. The fee includes various types of exercise programs. The instructor, Lacie Reckard, said she scales load and intensity but there are no changes to the program.

    Call 303-857-4200 with any questions.