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Community Sports

  • Heinz won't let health problems slow him down just yet
    There’s that ever-present smile on Eric Heinz’s face as he saunters into the cafeteria at Bromley East Charter School. It’s the smile that comes from self-knowledge that he’s “in his element” as a physical education teacher and youth wrestling coach, the sorts of jobs where he can make an impact on students at the school. But if you look carefully, you’ll see there’s something wrong.
  • Paw and Pal 1.5k run/walk set for Dec. 13 in Brighton
    BRIGHTON — The sixth annual Paw & Pal run/walk, sponsored by the Platte River Track Club, steps off at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 13, just ahead of the city of Brighton’s annual Christmas parade through downtown. The race starts at Fourth Avenue and Longspeak Street and proceeds south on Main Street. The finish line is at the corner of Main and Bridge streets.
  • Cimmaron Gerke finds a new equestrian discipline
     BRIGHTON — “All my life, I’ve ridden in rodeos, gymkhanas. Before I could walk, I think I was on a horse.” So it seems natural that Cimmaron Gerke, of Brighton, would be able to find some other aspect related to horses and riding that would keep him involved in his sport of choice.
  • Prairie View Hoopsfest set for week of Dec. 15
    HENDERSON — Prairie View HoopsFest 2014 runs the week of Dec. 15 at the school, 12909 E. 128th Ave. A boys and girls tournament will run on alternate nights. The girls team opens against Eaglecrest at 8 p.m., Dec. 15. The semifinals are set for the night of Dec. 17, and the finals are at 8 p.m. Dec. 19.
  • Paw and Pal 1.5k run/walk set for Dec. 13 in Brighton
    BRIGHTON — The sixth annual Paw & Pal run/walk, sponsored by the Platte River Track Club, steps off at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 13, just ahead of the city of Brighton’s annual Christmas parade through downtown. The race starts at Fourth Avenue and Longspeak Street and proceeds south on Main Street. The finish line is at the corner of Main and Bridge streets.
  • State 5A football playoff roundup: Brighton, Prairie View fall in opening round
    It was not a good night for either of the Brighton football teams in the opening round of the state 5A tournament. Grandview (10-0) showed Brighton (4-6) why the Wolves are the top-rated team in the state. GHS beat the Bulldogs 51-0 at Legacy Stadium in Aurora.  Grandview will face Lakewood (6-4) in the second round next week. Lakewood scored all of its points in the second half in a 27-9 win at Prairie View (8-2).
  • Football: Adams City wins late
    AURORA -- Adams City needed a 31-yard field goal from Humberto Gonzales to beat Aurora Central 24-21 at Aurora Public Schools Stadium Sept. 26. The Eagles' winning drive started after a 9-yard punt from Aurora Central. Antonio Scott ran five times for 23 yards before Gonzales came on for the game-winning three-pointer. Adams City still had to survive almost two more minutes after the winning kick. Joseph Gonzales stepped in front of an Aurora Central pass with a minute to play to seal the win.
  • Football: Mountain View throttles Adams City
    COMMERCE CITY -- Mountain View scored 34 unanswered points in the first half and went on to a 48-14 non-conference win at Adams City Sept. 5. Quarterback Adam Baumann threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score. Jason Rios scored a pair of touchdowns. Adams City's Aaron Helbok threw a 22-yard scoring pass to Fabian Gutierrez for ACHS' first touchdown. Helbok and Steven Lippincott connected on a 42-yard scoring play in the fourth quarter. Adams City takes a 1-1 record into its homecoming game against Skyview at 1 p.m., Sept. 13.
  • International soccer comes to town Sept. 9
    The national teams from Mexico and Bolivia are scheduled to play a friendly at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Sept. 9. Kickoff is at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are available at the stadium.
  • Youth football tryouts start July 28
    The Commerce City Football Association training camp runs from July 28 through July 31 at Alsup Elementary School. It runs from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. It's for boys and girls 7 to 13. Email ccyaraiders@q.com with questions.