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Community Sports

  • Car-pooling among budget saving options pitched by 27J district parents, coaches
    The 27J board of education is expected to talk about the future of middle-school sports at 7 p.m., April 26, at the district training center, Eighth Avenue and Bridge Street.     BRIGHTON – 27J coaches and parents say they would drive middle-school athletes to and from their games if extracurricular athletic funding is eliminated at the district’s four middle schools because of budget cuts.
  • CNS race results posted
    ERIE -- Here are the results from the season's first night of racing at Colorado National Speedway.  
  • New rodeo sponsors named
    Organizers of this year’s Brighton Elks Club Little Britches Rodeo announced two more supporters of this year’s event. They are the Super 8 Motel in Westminster and Lambert Realty in Brighton.     Those who would like to become sponsors or volunteer to help out the rodeo committee can contact Jerry Lynn at 720-496-8224, or by email at jerrylynn41@msn.com, or Joann Walczak at 303-594-8532.
  • Local reaction is positive to concussion recognition law
    DENVER – The new law that requires annual concussion recognition education on the part of middle school and recreation facility coaches is OK with an area coach and with an area youth sports coordinator.     The Legislature passed the bill last week. The required education includes recognition of concussion symptoms, means of obtaining proper medical attention for athletes suspected of having a concussion and information on the nature and risk.
  • Buschman wins regardless of outcome
    GREELEY – Nick Buschman came up short in a Friday night mixed-martial arts fight against Andrew Alirez at the Island Grove Events Center.     Even so, Buschman, a native of Brighton, had to know he was a winner that night.
  • Calling all softball players
    BRIGHTON – If you played in the Brighton Softball Association many years ago, Ray Flores wants to hear from you.     He’s trying to organize a spring reunion of association players. Some of its alumni include former Mayor Jan Pawlowski, her husband, Norm, and Bob Besaw. Some of the former team names were “The Outlaws,” “Platte Valley,” “Tail Feathers,” “Bait and Bullet,” “Hottmans,” and “Formby’s.”
  • World Cups going overseas
    Denver in general and Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City in particular will have to wait for their chance to host soccer's World Cup. FIFA, the governing association of international soccer, awarded the 2018 tournament to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar Thursday morning. The U.S. was one of the last four countries under consideration for the 2022 tournament. Those involved with the bidding for the World Cup touted several sites around Denver, including Dick's, as potential sites for tournament games. The United States last hosted the World Cup in 1994.
  • Drop-in volleyball
               Five Star Volleyball Club will host an open gym session from noon to 2 p.m., Oct. 17, for players 15 to 18 years of age at Brighton High School, 270 S. Eighth Ave. Also, tryouts for a 12- to 14-year-old age group team run from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Oct. 17, at the high school. Visit www.FiveStarvbc.com.
  • Quilt Work Day Oct. 2
        Kidz Quiltz invites everyone to a quilting day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 2, at their workshop in Fort Lupton, 457 Park Ave. No special skills or technical sewing is required, just willing hearts and hands.