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High School Sports

  • Brighton, Prairie View in same regional softball tournament

    AURORA -- Brighton and Prairie View are in the same regional softball tournament Oct. 16.

    The tournament is at the Four Diamond Complex, 5025 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs.

    Both teams play at 10 a.m. Saturday. BHS (17-2), which drew the 11th seed in the tourney, faces Chaparral (11-7 and the 22nd seed). Prairie View (12-6 and the 27th seed in the field) plays sixth-seeded Liberty High School (18-1).

  • T-Hawks have Gators for homecoming

    The Prairie View ThunderHawks fought a tough defensive battle against Standley Lake Friday, shutting down the Gators’ running game as they rolled to a 13-0 win.
        The packed house, the biggest home crowd under the Friday night lights, was on hand for the homecoming celebration. But through the first half, about all they had to talk about was the upcoming halftime ceremonies and the crowning of the king and queen.

  • New BHS trainer

        Leslie Tufano is the new athletic trainer at Brighton High School.
        She replaces Tom Bashline, who is a full-time trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters.

  • Prep golf

    FORT LUPTON – Brighton’s Jordan Perkins was the medalist for the junior-varsity league golf tournament at Coyote Creek Golf Course Sept. 22. He fired a 79.

  • Quitoriano finishes 21st at state golf tournament

    PARKER -- Prairie View's Marcel Quitoriano finished 21st at the state 5A golf tournament at Valley Country Club.

    He shot a 72-80 -- 152 in the two-day event. Quitoriano, a senior, finished two shots behind a group of golfers who tied for 18th place. They were Nathaniel Goddard of Fossil Ridge, Zach Tripp of Dakota Ridge and Sean Robbins of Cherry Creek.

    "Marcel did great day 1 -- shot 72 and was in 2nd place.," said PVHS coach Will Panella. "Unfortunately, he shot 80 on day 2 dropping him down to 21st overall."

  • Back in action after overcoming serious injuries

        BRIGHTON – Have you ever broken a bone or wrenched your back playing sports? Plenty of collegiate and high school athletes around the nation sustain injuries like these. In many cases, they don’t come back as strong as they once were.
        Fortunately for two local athletes, this was not the case.        This is the story of Kayla Mescher of Brighton High School and Prairie View’s Mark Huffman, two student-athletes who had to overcome adversity to get back to doing what they love.

  • Quitoriano qualifies for state golf tourney

    LITTLETON -- Prairie View senior golfer Marcel Quitoriano earned a spot in the state tournament Wednesday at Raccoon Creek Golf Course in Littleton. He shot a 78 in the regional qualifying tournament and secured Prairie View's first bid to the state golf tournament.
    The meet is Oct. 4 and 5 at Valley Country Club in Parker

  • It’s a mixed bag of results for PVHS volleyball team

        HENDERSON – Last week started well for the Prairie View Lady ThunderHawks volleyball team, but the ending could have gone a little better.

  • Late goal sinks ThunderHawks

        THORNTON – Sophomore Julio Sanchez was flawless at goal for Prairie View Thursday afternoon against Legacy, but his defense let him down one too many times.
        Sanchez finished the contest with 20 saves for the Thunderhawks. Unfortunately, he was not able to stop them all. A goal late in the second half proved to be the difference in a 1-0 defeat to Legacy at Mountain Range High School.

  • She feels at home on PVHS football team

    HENDERSON – Who say girls can’t play football with the boys?
        Don’t tell that to Prairie View junior Jenia Crail, who competed and earned a spot on the school’s varsity football team as a place kicker this season.
        So far, she has missed one of her point-after touchdown attempts; however, it wasn’t her fault because the snap wasn’t a clean one. Along with football, she excels in soccer and also plays for the school during the spring season.