High School Sports

  • Bravo takes softball skill to Garden City CC

    Fort Lupton softball player and Eagle Ridge Academy baseball player Aiyana Bravo had a choice of colleges.

                But after her visit to Garden City (Kansas) Community College, there was nothing else for her to do except say “yes.” She signed her letter of intent to play softball Dec. 11.

  • Tough dual meet for Frederick wrestlers
  • First down?
  • Basketball: Mullet's JV time paying off for Fort Lupton

    Fort Lupton junior guard Eli Mullet bounced back and forth between the school’s junior-varsity and varsity squad last year.

    He saw action in all 23 varsity games but also saw time in five JV contests.

    “It built up my confidence a lot,” Mullet said. “I could work at a lower level, get more shots, get cleaner shots. It heled my confidence when I got up on varsity. I’m stronger,. I’m faster. As a team, we’ve had more chemistry. We’re working well right now.”

  • Fort Lupton's Rivera opts for more softball at Nebraska community college

    Barring something unforseen, Fort Lupton softball player Hilda Rivera will become North Platte Community College softball player Hilda Rivera within a few months. The Bluedevils' senior signed her letter of intent Dec. 4 at FLHS.

    "It's a small community, and it seems to be very different from here," she said. "I like that, the aspects of how softball fits there vs. Colorado. The culture is different. I like it. I wanted to go to a small community college."

  • Girls basketball: Niwot wins at Fort Lupton
  • Baseball: Hazlett moves on to Oregon for college baseball

    FREDERICK – Frederick's Trevor Hazlett learned a thing or two about networking during his recruiting process.

    It wasn't the usual sort of education that comes with applying to colleges. It was a case of "who did he know and where was he."

    Hazlett took those factors and settled on Corban University, a Christian school in Salem, Oregon. He signed his letter Dec. 3 at Frederick High School.

  • Frederick takes third at Fort Lupton wrestling tournament

    FORT LUPTON -- Frederick High School took third place at the Fort Lupton Bluedevils Invitational wrestling tournament Dec. 1.

    One wrestler, Kole Young, who was wrestling unattached, won the 113-pound title. Cole Hoffman was second among 138-pounders.

    Elsewhere, Jonah Gardner took third at 106 pounds. Cruz Jiminez of the Warriors placed fourth at 120 pounds. Garrett Phillips took second at 152 pounds, and Jonathan Watts took second in the 285-pound class.

  • Wrestling season begins in Fort Lupton

    Two Fort Lupton wrestlers opened their seasons with championships at the school's invitational wrestling tournament.

    AJ Garcia won the 170-pound title, while Jacob Duran won the title at 126 pounds.

    Elsewhere, Koby Galicia finished second at 160 pounds. Alex Carillo (113 pounds) and Joseph Welch (138) finished third. Daryn Castilleja finished fourth at 120 pounds. Julian Encina was fourth at 220 pounds.

    FLHS was fifth in the team point standings.

  • Softball: Tijerina off to make new Friends in college

    Fort Lupton's Gianna Tijerina needed one visit to one school to know that's where she wanted to continue playing softball.

    The visit was to Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, and she signed her letter of intent Nov. 27 at FLHS.

    "I liked the culture. I liked the campus. It fit me," she said. "I felt like family with the teammates. I love them. I think I'll be happy there. I want to go somewhere where I'm going to be happy.