Sports Briefs

  • Youth basketball leagues forming

    Fort Lupton needs both boys and girls players for its fall youth basketball programs.

    Kindergarteners through second-graders start practice the week of Oct. 2. The first game is Saturday, Oct. 14, and the season runs through Saturday, Nov. 18. Games are at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center, 203 S. Harrison Ave.

    The early bird deadline (with a $35 fee) is Friday, Sept. 8. The deadline to sign up (with a $45 fee) is Friday, Sept. 15. 

  • Fall sports leagues; sign up now

    Fort Lupton needs teams to fill out its men’s and coed softball leagues this fall.

    The men’s league plays Monday night. The coed league plays Sunday nights. The season is due to open the week of Sept. 10.

    Each teams plays eight regular-season games plus a postseason tournament. 

    Early bird fee (before Aug. 27) is $350. The fee between then and the deadline of Sept. 3 is $375.

  • Boyd, ex-FLHS athlete, nominated for award

    Former Fort Lupton athlete Zach Boyd was one of 146 nominees for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

    The nomination cited Boyd, who is entering his senior season at Colorado State University-Pueblo, for his contributions on the field and his work and efforts off the field. 

  • Godinez signs pro soccer contract

    Former Frederick goalkeeper Alex Godinez signed a professional contract to play with the new Club Pachuca Femenil of the new LIGA MX league in Mexico.

  • Volleyball sign-up deadline July 28

    Sign up at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center for girls volleyball (third- through sixth-graders) by Friday, July 28. Call 303-857-4200.


  • Youth soccer

    Fort Lupton needs pre-kinderarteners, first- and second-graders to fill out its boys and girls soccer teams this fall.

    Cost is $45. The deadline is Friday, July 28. The season begins the week of Aug. 21.

    Call 303-857-4200.


  • Refereeing classes start

    The Colorado High School Athletics and Activities Association needs some officials.

  • Benefit golf tournament for FLHS wrestlers July 29

    The seventh annual Fort Lupton High School wrestling golf tournament fundraiser starts at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 29 at Coyote Creek Golf Course, 222 Clubhouse Drive, Fort Lupton. Proceeds benefit the wrestling program at FLHS. Email bluedevilwrestling_68@yahoo.com with questions.

  • Basketball camp at Frederick HS July 31

     Frederick High School’s girls basketball team is hosting a basketball camp for fourth- through eighth-graders. The four-day camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday, July 31, to Thursday, Aug. 3, at the school.

    The cost is $75 for the week. The price includes a T-shirt and lunch on the final day. Sign up at Frederick High School.

  • Basketball coach opening

    Fort Lupton High School needs a new girls basketball coach. Former boss Noel Potter was on the bench for two seasons.

    The school wants candidates with certification and/or a teaching license. Teaching positions are available. FLHS also wants candidates with three years experience in coaching either high-school boys or girls basketball; head coaching experience preferred.

    The deadline is Friday, July 21. Email jroedel@weld8.org or call 303-857-7105.