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Community Sports

  • Baseball champs
    The Fort Lupton Bluedevils youth baseball team took home a league championship this season. The youngsters won 11 straight games. Most of the players are 9- and 10-year-olds.
  • Youth softball team brings home the hardware
    There may well be some strong softball players in Fort Lupton High School’s future.
  • May Day 5K is in the books
  • Firestone to honor explosion victims with field names
    Firestone officials plan to name two of ballfields at Firestone Regional Sports Complex, 6850 Tilbury Ave., after two men killed in a home gas explosion April 17. Mark Martinez and Joey Irwin are Carbon Valley natives who grew up playing baseball. Martinez was a youth softball coach in the Firestone community. Frederick-Firestone Chief Ted Poszywak said a build-up of methane gas caused the explosion. It got into the home through a French drain and a sump pit due to a cut in an abandoned line that was attached to a nearby oil and gas well.
  • Coaches, referees needed for city rec programs
    The Fort Lupton Recreation Center needs boys basketball coaches for youth levels programs. Coaches are needed for fourth- to sixth-grade teams.  Contact 303-857-4200.  
  • Umpire training Jan. 28
    Umpire training begins Jan. 28. Email Shanevip000@hotmail.com.  
  • Denver Browns tryouts Nov. 4
    Tryouts for the Denver Browns, a Denver National Baseball Association 18AAA baseball team, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Denver North High School, West 29th Avenue and Speer Boulevard, Denver.  Tweet to twitter.com/BrownsBaseball.  
  • Brighton's Turkey Trot is Nov. 18
    Brighton’s 33rd annual Turkey Trot is set for an 8:30 a.m. start Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Brighton Recreation Center 555 N. 11th Ave. The race is a qualifier for next spring’s Bolder Boulder. The cost is $30 for adults and $20 for youths and seniors in advance. Race-day registration is $33 for adults and $25 for youths and seniors. The fee include a T-shirt, breakfast and entry for prize drawings.
  • College baseball
    CageRat Baseball’s eighth annual College Showcase Camp is set for Oct. 28-29 at The Farm Sports, 2340 Montebello Square Drive, Colorado Springs. Sessions are available for 5- to 12-year-olds and for high-schoolers (13 years of age and older. The Oct. 28 camp deals with pitching and defense. The Oct. 29 camp focuses on baseball.
  • Soccer tryouts Oct. 20, 27
    F.C. Brighton is hosting tryouts for its spring high-school boys and secondary league H teams Friday, Oct. 20, and Friday, Oct. 27, at Donelson Park, 4500 Midland St. Sessions run from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. each day. Call 720-523-3004.