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Community Sports

  • Calling all softball players
        BRIGHTON – If you played in the Brighton Softball Association many years ago, Ray Flores wants to hear from you.     He’s trying to organize a spring reunion of association players. Some of its alumni include former Mayor Jan Pawlowski, her husband, Norm, and Bob Besaw. Some of the former team names were “The Outlaws,” “Platte Valley,” “Tail Feathers,” “Bait and Bullet,” “Hottmans,” and “Formby’s.”
  • Second-place team finish
  • Wrestling benefit for Prieto family
    The Frederick Wrestling Club will host its first meet of the season Nov. 6 at Frederick High School. Doors open at 7 a.m. Part of the proceeds from the meet will go to the Salvador Prieto family of Fort Lupton. Christine Prieto and her 9-year-old son, Salvador Jr., died Oct. 24 after a car accident in Dacono. The Prietos were very active in wrestling programs in Fort Lupton. Call Regina Riley at 303-746-0132 with questions.
  • Gymnastics
               Spots for this beginner and preschool level classes are still available.  Classes begin Oct. 25. The early bird fee is $28 if paid by Oct. 21 and $33 after. Call 303-857-4200.  
  • Swim lessons
               The next session of fall swim lessons begins Oct. 25, Oct. 26 and Oct. 30.             The class that starts Oct. 25 meets Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 17. The class that starts Oct. 26 meets Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 30. There will be no session Nov. 25. The early bird registration fee is $36 before Oct. 21 and $41 afterward. Call 303-857-4200.
  • Drop-in volleyball
                Five Star Volleyball Club will host an open gym session from noon to 2 p.m., Oct. 17 for players 15 to 18 years of age at Brighton High School, 270 S. Eighth Ave. Visit www.FiveStarvbc.com.
  • Middle school volleyball
    FORT LUPTON – Progress would seem to be the order of the day for both seventh-grade volleyball teams at Fort Lupton Middle School.             The A” team beat Highland 25-17, 25-21 on Highland’s floor Sept. 22. The “B” team wasn’t quite as fortunate. Highland won that game 25-15, 25-21.
  • Youth basketball
                Boys and girls in third through sixth grades can sign up for the Fort Lupton youth basketball program. Practice begins Nov. 8. The first games are Dec. 4, and the season concludes Feb. 5.             The fee is $60, and the deadline is Oct. 29.             Volunteer coaches are needed. Call 303-857-4200, ext. 105, or e-mail skeanaaina@fortlupton.org.
  • Seventh-graders rally for football win
        Fort Lupton Middle School’s seventh-grade football team beat Estes Park 22-18 Sept. 23.     FLMS rallied from an 18-point deficit for the win.     Coach John Panas credited strong runs from Clint Allen and Patrick Vasquez. Allen scored twice and threw a touchdown pass to Cody Langdon.     “The offensive Line blocked really well to help open holes for the running backs,” Panas said. “The defense caused some costly turnovers and played tough as well.”  
  • Metro wrestling registration
    The Fort Lupton Metro Wrestling Club hosts preregistration for 4- to 14-year-olds from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, at Fort Lupton City Park. In addition to the sign-ups, there will be a barbecue for parents and prospective wrestlers.