High School Sports

  • Salinas cops top wrestling award

    FORT LUPTON – Fort Lupton’s Derek Salinas was named the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference’s Wrestler of the Year. He also earned a spot at the all-state games at Adams State College this spring.

  • Two Bluedevils in all-Weld County all-star game

    GILCREST -- Fort Lupton’s Clint Cook and Zach Reynolds will represent the Bluedevils at this year’s all-Weld County all-star basketball game at Valley High School March 16.

            The boys game begins at 8 p.m.

  • Rangeview-Fort Lupton tennis postponed

    AURORA -- Tuesday's tennis match between Rangeview and Fort Lupton high schools was postponed because of snow and cold weather.

    The make-up date is 4 p.m., March 16, on Rangeview's courts.

    Fort Lupton's March 10 match at Brighton was called off as well and rescheduled for 4 p.m., March 22.

  • Salinas takes third, sets sights on future

        FORT LUPTON – Things are never easy at a state tournament in any sport.
        In Derek Salinas’ case at the recent state wrestling tournament, that axiom was true on two counts.

  • Shull misses ACC wrestling tournament

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Dale Shull, who won three state titles while at Fort Lupton High School, did not participate in the the Atlantic Coast Conference wrestling tournament tournament in Charlottesville, W. Va., over the weekend.


    Shull, who was trying to come back from a a series of injuries this season, was knocked out of the tournament because of a concussion.

  • Saul Guerrero ousted from NCAA D II qualifying wrestling tournament

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Former three-time state champion wrestler Saul Guerrero of Fort Lupton won his first match at the combined 2011 NCAA Division II Super Regional 4/RMAC Championships at San Francisco State University this weekend but did not qualify for the NCAA Division II national tournament.


  • Fabian Guerrero out of national JC wrestling tournament

    SPOKANE, WASH. -- Former Fort Lupton wrestler Fabian Guerrero won his first match at the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association national wrestling tournament this weekend at the Spokane Convention Center. But he came up short in his bid for a national title at 285 pounds.

    Instead, the honor went to Tyrell Fortune of Clackamas Community College.


  • Game on the court may have lead to off-court fracas

    FORT LUPTON – It was a reversal of fortunes in a boys basketball game that may have contributed to the wild scene in the parking lot at Fort Lupton High School.
        Officially, Fort Lupton beat Westminster 73-67 in overtime Thursday night. But the Bluedevils should not have won.

  • Ornelas: State meet was ‘fun, hard’

    DENVER – Fort Lupton’s Timmy Ornelas was standing in a runway adjacent to Pepsi Center Friday night with some time on his hands. The crowd of other wrestlers in the hall made it impossible to see other matches that were in progress.
        It gave Ornelas a chance to think about his first trip to the state meet, and he had two words to describe his trip.

  • FLHS track practice starts Feb. 28

    The first day of practice for the Fort Lupton track team is Feb. 28.

    Current medical information and fees have to be paid to the school office before Feb. 25 before athletes can participate.

    Call 303-857-7100 with questions.