High School Sports

  • Free-throw fest goes FHS’ way vs. Silver Creek

    FREDERICK — Frederick’s Jayden McGraw left his gym Friday night by making a right turn and exhaling a big sigh of relief.

    His team survived a fourth-quarter free-throw shooting contest to beat Silver Creek 64-54. McGraw scored 14 points to lead the Warriors. Alex Therrien added a dozen.


  • Boys basketball: Warriors get votes for top 10

    AURORA -- Frederick's boys basketball team picked up some votes in this week's top 10 poll as announced by chsaanow.com.

    The Warriors (3-1) had six votes to join the poll this week. FHS travels to the Prairie View ThunderHawks HoopsFest tournament this week. The first-round game starts at 3:30 p.m. against Sierra High School. The winner gets either the host ThunderHawks or Loveland at 8 p.m., Dec. 18. The squads that lose in the opening round play at 5 p.m., Dec. 18.

  • Frederick set to play in PVHS boys basketball tournament

    BRIGHTON -- Frederick is among eight teams scheduled to participate in the ThunderHawks Hoops Fest at Prairie View High School. The three-game tournament starts Dec. 16.

    PVHS faces Sierra at 3:30 p.m. in the opener. A win sends the Warriors into an 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18, game against either Loveland or Prairie View. A loss puts the Warriors into the consolation bracket and a 5 p.m. start Dec. 18 against Loveland or Prairie View.

    The tournament concludes Dec. 20.

  • Frederick splits season-opening girls basketball games

    Adams City 41-31 Dec. 3 in the Warriors’ gym. It was the season-opener for both schools.

    The Warriors rallied from a first-quarter deficit to pick up the win. Shyanna Neu led Frederick with 11 points. Allison Reid added 10.


    Elizabeth Mercado led the Eagles with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Julie Miller tossed in eight.

    Greeley Central beat the Warriors 49-35 Dec. 6. Alex Dufour led the way with 16 points. Neu added nine. Kendra Steffen paced Greeley Central with 13 points.

  • DeFalco eager for big things despite youthful Frederick wrestling squad

    MEAD — Jordan DeFalco is taking on a pair of roles for a very young Frederick High School wrestling team this season.

    He started the season Dec. 5 as the 152-pounder and won his first match. He’s also a team captain on a squad that doesn’t have a lot of collective experience.


    DeFalco said his new captain’s role was different.

  • FHS football poised for 3A Northern Conference

    AURORA — The Colorado High School Activities Association’s football committee recommended the class 3A Northern Conference for Frederick’s football team for the next two years.

    If CHSAA’s legislative council agrees, Frederick, Berthoud, Erie, Mead, Niwot, Northridge and Roosevelt high schools would be be conference members for the next two years. 

  • Godinez tabbed for national soccer coaches award

    CHICAGO -- Former Frederick goalkeeper Alex Godinez received accolades from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

    Godinez, who is a sophomore at DePaul University, was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire Division I Women's All-Northeast Region second team.

    The Blue Demons finished with the top winning percentage in school history, thanks in large part to an eight-game undefeated streak.

    Godinez was the Big East Conference's goalkeeper of the year.

  • ‘Rebuilding’ not a part of Warriors’ hoops vocabulary

    FREDERICK — The one word people might use to describe a team that loses seven players to graduation is “rebuilding.”

    That’s fine with sixth-year boys varsity coach Larry Frank. He doesn’t plan to.


  • Frederick gets attention in first 4A boys basketball poll

    AURORA -- Frederick's boys basketball team drew some consideration to join the first 4A poll from chsaanow.com.

    The Warriors got four votes to join the top 10 teams in the state. Valor Christian snatched the top spot.

    Frederick starts the season tonight with a non-league game at Poudre at 6:30 p.m.

  • Holiday baseball camps

        The University of Northern Colorado will host a series of baseball camps over the holidays.
        The first, a one-day, skill/evaluation camp, is set for Nov. 29. UNC also plans to host a pitching/catching camp (limited to 20 pitchers and 10 catchers) and a Christmas Crush Camp, in which participants spend three hours focusing on offense.
        Call 303-885-5568.