https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sports/rss.xml en Fort Lupton's Crowe moves up the road for softball https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-luptons-crowe-moves-road-softball <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9331.jpeg" alt="Amberlea Crowe of Fort Lupton smiles before and smiled during and after her letter-signing ceremony Nov. 15 at the school. She&#039;s off to Northeastern JC in Sterling to play softball and study architecture." title="Amberlea Crowe of Fort Lupton smiles before and smiled during and after her letter-signing ceremony Nov. 15 at the school. She&#039;s off to Northeastern JC in Sterling to play softball and study architecture." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 9pt;">Fort Lupton&#39;s Amber Lea Crowe likes the small-town feel of her hometown. She also likes the small-town feel of Sterling, which is where she&#39;s heading for college softball.</span></p> Football: Discovery Canyon slips past Frederick in two OTs https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/football-discovery-canyon-slips-past-frederick-two-ots <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9106.jpeg" alt="Frederick&#039;s Jake Green and lineman Chris Cinocco celebrate Green&#039;s second-quarter touchdown during the state 3A football playoffs against Discovery Canyon Nov. 10." title="Frederick&#039;s Jake Green and lineman Chris Cinocco celebrate Green&#039;s second-quarter touchdown during the state 3A football playoffs against Discovery Canyon Nov. 10." align="left" hspace="6" width="76" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<strong>COLORADO SPRRINGS &ndash;</strong>&nbsp;Frederick&rsquo;s Dante Ciaravola summed up the feelings of many who watched Discovery Canyon down the Warriors 34-31 in double overtime in the first round of the state 3A football playoffs Nov. 10.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The game was at Liberty High School.</p> Fort Lupton alums prove you can go home again https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-lupton-alums-prove-you-can-go-home-again <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/31924699_454450301660876_6420314107030798336_n.jpg" alt="Juan and Moises Arellano" title="Juan and Moises Arellano" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <em>The number of Fort Lupton alums who return to their hometowns to coach sports teams brings up thoughts of the allure of growing up in a small town, the idea of wanting to give back.<br /> </em></p> <p> <em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; We found three such alums, all of whom played for the Bluedevils, who left to pursue education and other interests and returned to their roots as coaches.</em></p> Football: Frederick in the playoffs and has work to do https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/football-frederick-playoffs-and-has-work-do <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/frederickfb_11418_003.jpg" alt="Frederick’s Sean Holbrook wraps up Mead’s quarterback Brady Veltien during Friday’s game." title="Frederick’s Sean Holbrook wraps up Mead’s quarterback Brady Veltien during Friday’s game." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<strong>By Jonathan Maness</strong></p> <p> <strong><em>Sports Correspondent</em></strong></p> <p> <strong>FREDERICK &ndash;</strong> The 2018 Frederick football team may not have won the conference title, but the Warriors quest for the state title remains alive.&nbsp;</p> <p> However, to do that Frederick will need to play better than it did Friday night.&nbsp;</p> <p> The Warriors had little answer to Mead&rsquo;s ground-and-pound offense which scored 24 unanswered points and cruised to a 31-11 victory to claim the Class 3A Northern Metro title.&nbsp;</p> Fort Lupton softball: League's coach of the year has a mentor to thank https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-lupton-softball-leagues-coach-year-has-mentor-thank <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ft_coach.jpg" alt="Fort Lupton softball coach Albert Vasquez at work during this year&#039;s class 3A state tournament in Aurora." title="Fort Lupton softball coach Albert Vasquez at work during this year&#039;s class 3A state tournament in Aurora." align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /><p> Fort Lupton softball coach Albert Vasquez knows a thing or two about the community.</p> <p> This year&#39;s Colorado 7 League coach of the year is a native and a graduate of FLHS. He played baseball for the Bluedevils, too.</p> Frederick HS athletic schedule Sept. 20 https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/frederick-hs-athletic-schedule-sept-20 <p> Here is today&#39;s sports schedule</p> <p> <font color="#000000" face="Arial, Verdana, sans-serif"><b>Tennis: </b>Windsor @ Frederick, 3:30 p.m.</font></p> <p> <strong>Volleyball: </strong>Frederick vs. Erie, 6:30 p.m.</p> <p> <strong>Football:</strong> Frederick vs. Lincoln, Denver South High School, 1700 E. Louisiana Ave., Denver, 6:30 p.m.</p> Fort Lupton scoreboard – Oct. 31 https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-lupton-scoreboard-%E2%80%93-oct-31 <p> <b>Football</b></p> <p> GILCREST -- Valley nipped Fort Lupton 14-12 in the season finale for both teams Oct. 25. THe game was on the Vikings&#39; field.</p> <p> Matthew Browne scored FLHS&#39; second touchdown. Yadir Castillo and Eric Hearon connected on a first-period scoring play.</p> <p> FLHS finished 1-8 this season, 0-5 in the class 2A Patriot League East Conference. Valley was 2-7, 2-3 in the conference.</p> <p> <strong>Volleyball</strong></p> <p> Weld Central blanked Fort Lupton 25-15, 25-10, 25-10 in Keenesburg Oct. 25.</p> Fort Lupton scoreboard – Oct. 31 https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-lupton-scoreboard-%E2%80%93-oct-31 <p> <b>Football</b></p> <p> GILCREST -- Valley nipped Fort Lupton 14-12 in the season finale for both teams Oct. 25. THe game was on the Vikings&#39; field.</p> <p> Matthew Browne scored FLHS&#39; second touchdown. Yadir Castillo and Eric Hearon connected on a first-period scoring play.</p> <p> FLHS finished 1-8 this season, 0-5 in the class 2A Patriot League East Conference. Valley was 2-7, 2-3 in the conference.</p> <p> <strong>Volleyball</strong></p> <p> Weld Central blanked Fort Lupton 25-15, 25-10, 25-10 in Keenesburg Oct. 25.</p>