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High School Sports

  • Soccer: Fort Lupton wins fourth straight
  • Football: Bluedevils fall to University in season opener

    Fort Lupton’s football season got off to a tough start Sept. 6 as they fell to the University Bulldogs in Greeley, 40-0.

    “I didn’t have much to say to the team after the game, they knew what happened,” Bluedevils coach Dustin Duff said. “I let my assistants talk to them for the most part.”

    The young Bluedevils team, which starts mainly sophomores and juniors this year, struggled to get going in the first half on offense and struggled to hold back the University attack on the defensive end.

  • Soccer: Fort Lupton off and rolling through two games

    BROOMFIELD -- There aren't many soccer coaches who object to 2-0 starts. There are fewer who complain when their team scores 17 goals to their opponents' two.

    Such is the joy FLHS boys soccer coach Archie Suniga faces these days. FLHS beat Prospect Ridge 7-0 in Broomfield Aug. 29.

    "That's what we want, the goal differential," Suniga said. "We've given up two and scored 178. It equals two wins."

  • Fort Lupton HS has new baseball coach

    Fort Lupton High School’s new baseball coach is Cory Miller.

    He replaces Stephen Flickinger, who resigned to become a firefighter in Colorado Springs.

    Miller was born and raised in Lakewood and attended Green Mountain High School. He was a three-year starter for the Rams at catcher and in the outfield. After high school, Miller played for Hutchinson (Kansas) Community College, Northeastern Community College in Sterling and finished his career at Indiana-Purdue University, which is now called Purdue University at Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

  • Fort Lupton scoreboard – Sept. 15

    Soccer

    Fort Lupton's match at Valley was postponed Sept. 10 because of bad weather. They will try again at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16.

    FLHS stayed unbeaten with a 6-1 home-field win over Elizabeth Sept. 12. No stats were available.

    Football

    Niwot beat Fort Lupton 52-0 in Longmont Sept. 13. Joseph Welch ran for a team-high 20 yards. Dalton Mhlanga completed one pass to Desmond Tijerina for 17 yards. 

    Softball

  • Frederick HS scoreboard – Sept. 15

    Tennis

    Windsor blanked Frederick 7-0 in Windsor Sept. 9. 

    The Wizards' Curtis Romero and Tristan Kitchen needed three sets before defeating the Warriors' Dean McDonough and Tanner Bolin 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (4).

    Softball

    Skyline topped Frederick 13-5 on the Falcons' field Sept. 10. Peyton Gale had two hits and three RBIs to pace Frederick's offense. Jasmine Garcia had two hits.

  • Cross country: FLHS takes first among 3A schools at season opening meet

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Fort Lupton's Antonio Marquez won the class 3A boys division race at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede Aug. 23 at the Penrose Equestrian Events Center. His time was 17:06.

    Hunter Gobbo (73rd, 21:20), Eric Hearon (93rd, 23:52.1), Elijah Abbott (23:56.7) and Jose Huerta (102nd, 27:29.6) rounded out FLHS' scoring contingent. FLHS was 14th in the team standings.

  • Fort Lupton's Quezada to become a Swede

    There’s one less thing to worry about in Ivan Quezada’s world.

     He knows where he’s going to school – Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas – and he’s going to get a shot at playing college hoops, too.

     “It was the only offer I got, and I wanted to play at the college level,” said the recent Fort Lupton High School graduate. “No other schools were looking at me. I reached out to a lot of colleges and never heard back from any.”

  • Fort Lupton's Mullet gets call to join a lot of top prep players

    AURORA – When the list for the Centennial State Grandstand showcase was available, Eli Mullet’s name was on it.

  • College independence: Easy for some, not so much for others

    Part 3 of a three-part series

     

    About a dozen former high-school athletes have spent the last two weeks talking about their experiences and basic adjustment to life in college while involved as a college athlete.

    This week, the topics are how hard the balancing act between social needs, educational needs and personal needs (such as laundry) was and whether they think the experience was what they anticipated when they got to school.

    Overall adjustment difficulty