High School Sports

  • One last match(es) for the road

    ALAMOSA – The wrestling swan songs are in the bag for Fort Lupton’s Derek Salinas and Eddie Finkbiner.

  • All-star baseball players get one more game



    Six players from Fort Lupton High School – Mario Antuna, Joe Boyle, Clint Cook, Zach Kruse, Armando Sanchez and Josh Pelis – were chosen to play in the Colorado Dugout Club’s all-state baseball game June 7 at Bishop Machebeuf High School in Denver. The Eastern Metro Athletic Conference squad beat the Denver Prep League 5-1. Cook had a double. Boyle added a single and a couple of RBIs. Sanchez and Antuna recorded putouts.

  • Shoemaker to head Fort Lupton volleyball

    FORT LUPTON – Let’s just say for the 2011 season, Pennsylvania is in the house.
        The Fort Lupton Bluedevils volleyball program announced the hiring of Amy Shoemaker, a native of Latrobe, Penn., about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh. She will have the luxury of taking over a program that finished 6-13 a season ago.

  • Stevens earns postseason baseball awards

    Former Fort Lupton pitcher Matt Stevens earned first-team, all-conference honors and all-region second-team honors for his performance at Colby (Kan.) Community College this season. He also was the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference’s pitcher of the year,

    He compiled a 9-2 record with a 1.54 earned-run average. In 82 innings, he registered 65 strikeouts.
        The Trojans came within one win of qualifying for the National Junior College World Series in Grand Junction, which started over the weekend.

  • Reynolds gets chance to live his dream

    FORT LUPTON – Zach Reynolds wanted to play college basketball – a “childhood dream,” he called it.
        Otero Junior College in La Junta will be where he’ll get the chance to live out his dream.

  • Brunton steps down as athletic director

    FORT LUPTON – Kerry Brunton said it was his choice to move from the high school’s athletic director’s chair to a teaching position in the classroom.
        Brunton, who will teach physical education and health, was in the process of moving things out of his office last week. He was the athletic director for three years.

  • Two tabbed for all-state wrestling

    Fort Lupton’s Eddie Finkbiner and Derek Salinas are among the wrestlers scheduled to participated in the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-stat games at Adams State College.

                The wrestling match is at 10 a.m., June 11, at Platchy Hall.

  • Ten FLHS baseball players earn all-conference

        DJ Martinez, Clint Cook, Mario Antuna, Joe Boyle and Armando Sanchez were Fort Lupton’s representatives on the first-team of all-conference picks in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference this season.
        Mike Gomez and Josh Pelis were second-team choices. Zach Kruse, Seth McCorkle and Jeff Merritt made the honorable-mention roster.
        The Bluedevils advanced to the postseason for the fifth straight year and finished with an 11-8 record.

  • All-conference soccer players announced

        Kayla Stieber of Fort Lupton was the lone Bluedevils’ player to earn all-conference honors this season in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference.
        She was a second-team selection in coaches’ voting.
        Fort Lupton finished the season with a 3-11-1 record.


  • Arellano, other FLHS soccer players don’t want to repeat same playoff fate 

    FORT LUPTON – It’s one thing for a team to advance to the state playoffs.
        But Fort Lupton soccer player Javis Arellano wants more. He wants to taste the second round and perhaps later rounds of postseason.