High School Sports

  • Borden claims pair of top four finishes at Regis track meet

    AURORA – Prairie View’s Jeff Borden finished second in the shot put at the Rod Card/Regis Jesuit Invitational track meet Saturday. His top throw was 44 feet 1 inch.  He also wound up fourth in the discus with a best throw of 129 feet 11 inches.

  • The family that plays together

    HENDERSON – If you come from a family where soccer takes a back seat to very little, the chances are good that you will either learn to like it.
        Or learn to like it.

  • PVHS-Faith Christian to resume baseball game April 27

    Prairie View’s baseball game against Faith Christian will be resumed April 27 in the top of the second inning. Bad weather forced a suspension of play last month after one inning. The ThunderHawks were leading 1-0.

  • Mescher lands two seconds at Mercury Classic

        BRIGHTON – Brighton’s Kayla Mescher captured a pair of second-place finishes at Saturday’s Mercury Classic at Brighton High School.
        Her runner-up time in the 400-meter dash was 59.7 seconds. Her second-place time in the 100-meter hurdles was 16.97.

  • Cut levels of sports to balance budget?

    BRIGHTON – When the local school district has to trim $5 million from the budget for the coming school year, just about everything is on the table.
        Including levels of sports programs.
        One suggestion making the rounds in the athletic halls is to trim the number of athletic teams. Four interscholastic teams at Brighton and Prairie View high schools – football, volleyball, basketball and softball – tend to field four levels of teams. Others do, too, but it’s fairly sporadic.

  • Let’s play ball
  • Goal falls, strikes PVHS soccer player

    HENDERSON -- A soccer goal blew over in a windstorm at Prairie View High School Tuesday afternoon, striking a member of the school's girls soccer team.

    The player, whose name was not released, is OK, according to coach Jason Oulman. Platte Valley Medical Center ambulance personnel treated her at the scene.

    There is a damaged soccer goal on the school's auxiliary field.

  • PVHS soccer fundraiser

    Prairie View’s girls soccer team is hosting a breakfast fundraiser at the Chili’s Restaurant, 2211 Prairie Center Parkway, from 8 to 10 a.m., March 19.     

    The cost is $10. The team hosts Gateway at noon. Call 303-655-8956.

  • PVHS lands all-conference wrestlers

        Four members of the Prairie View wrestling team earned all-conference citations this season.
        They were Isaiah O’Dorisio (first team at 140 pounds), Scott Chalmers (second team at 145 pounds), John Becker (honorable mention at 112 pounds) and Ricky Becker (honorable mention at 119 pounds).
        O’Dorisio and both Beckers qualified for the recent state tournament at Pepsi Center.

  • Wrestling camp targets top-flight grapplers

    FORT COLLINS – State wrestling titles are one thing. But Rich Estrella, the head coach of the Air Force Academy wrestling program and former U.S. Olympic coach, thinks those state champions could be national collegiate championships.
        Consequently, the Pinnacle Performance School of Wrestling is opening up shop at Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins and at Palmer Ridge High School in Colorado Springs the week of March 21.