High School Sports

  • BHS, Prairie View renew soccer rivalry Friday night

    BRIGHTON – The Eastern Metro League soccer title is not at stake Friday night when Brighton and Prairie View high schools tangle on the soccer pitch at BHS.

           But that doesn’t mean there isn’t something up for grabs in the renewal of the city rivalry.


    There is the matter of playoff seeding. Both teams qualified for the 5A playoffs, which begin next week. The winner figures to get a better draw when the pairings come out Sunday afternoon. The first-round games are May 10.

  • ThunderHawks set sights on new chapter in baseball history

    HENDERSON – Call it rarified air, a high-water mark.
        Even though Brighton beat Prairie View 11-1 Tuesday afternoon, the ThunderHawks are still in a spot to win their first league baseball title in school history.

  • BHS, Prairie View bounced from first round of soccer playoffs



  • BHS thumps Prairie View in city baseball rivalry

    HENDERSON -- Brighton snapped Prairie View's 10-game baseball win streak Tuesday afternoon in a big way with an 11-1 win on the ThunderHawks' field.

    BHS' Zac Wittmus allowed one hit in three innings and struck out seven. Zach Nance was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs and scored three runs. Prairie View's Kyle Killen struck out one batter in two innings of pitching.

  • ThunderHawks rally late, beat Rangeview

    HENDERSON – Prairie View started the home stretch of the baseball season with a 12-5 home-field win Saturday morning against Rangeview.
        It wasn’t as easy as the score says. The ThunderHawks survived a tough game defensively - plenty of wind and snow flurries - and used eight runs in the last two innings to get the win.

  • EMAC baseball playoff teams will increase in 2012

    AURORA -- There will be an extra baseball playoff team from the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference in the state tournament, starting with the 2012 season.

    The Colorado High School Activities Association board of control voted 49-13 to allow a fifth EMAC team to qualify for postseason starting next spring.

    The change requires a play-in game between the 32nd and 33rd seeds before the start of the district tournament. It also pushes up the date for the seeding of the tournament to either the Sunday or Monday ahead of the district round.

  • Off and running
  • Snow wipes out golf tournament, BHS/PVHS tennis, BHS baseball; everything else still on ... for now

    The postponements keep rolling in. The latest is Prairie View's home tennis match against Adams City. It was rescheduled for 4 p.m., April 15.

    Brighton's baseball game at Westminster was postponed until 4 p.m., April 15, because of snow. The Eastern Metro Athletic Conference golf tournament at ThornCreek Golf Course was called off Thursday morning. Brighton and Prairie View high schools were scheduled to be among the participants. Brighton's tennis match with Gateway High School also was postponed. It was rescheduled for April 18.

  • Garcia signs with Western State

        HENDERSON – It took Prairie View’s Nisa Garcia a while to settle on a school.

  • PVHS plans youth football camp

    Prairie View's youth football camp runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m., June 27 to June 29, on the school's football field, 12909 E. 120th Ave.

    The camp is for athletes entering the fourth through eighth grades in the 2011 school year. The focus is on position technique, speed and agility work, team work and discipline.

    The cost is $50 ($45 if received by June 1). The fee includes a camp T-shirt and camp shorts. Family discounts (two or more children) are $40 if paid by June 1. A team discount (10 or more players) is available for $40 per team if paid by June 1.