Sports Briefs

  • Commerce City Sports Schedule, Week of Dec. 15

    Adams City

    Dec. 16

    Girls basketball: Adams City vs. Skyview, Skyview Girls Basketball Classic, 9000 York St., Thornton, 7 p.m.

    Dec. 17

    Boys basketball: Adams City @ Manual Classic, 1700 E. 28th Ave., Denver, TBA

  • Prairie View cross country all-conference honorees named

    Prairie View put two of its cross country runners on the all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference teams this season.

    What’s more, Joe Langer and Morgan Taylor were first-team recipients, thanks to their finishes at the league meet in Aurora in October.

  • Prairie View all-conference soccer honorees named

    Tyler Hood of Prairie View earned second-team, all-conference recognition in boys soccer this season.

    Honorable-mention awards went to Sergio M. Ontiveros, Nicholas Maldonado, John Maldonado, Martin Mayo and Seth Egan.

  • 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.

  • Youth track meeting set for Dec. 9 in Brighton

    BRIGHTON — The first meeting of the season for the Platte River Track Club is set for 4 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.

    Call 720-422-0591 or 303-263-2319 with questions. 

  • Local players named to all-state softball squad

    Prairie View’s Julianna Alvarado and Taylor Thoms and Brighton’s Kayla Michel were selected to play in the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state softball game in Alamosa next spring.

    One of the members of the coaching staff will be Prairie View’s Mark Gonzales.

    The game is part of a week’s worth of all-star games at Adams State University. The event begins June 9.

  • Football: Prairie View races past Norse

    BRIGHTON -- RJ Ramirez scored three touchdowns. Donovan Otero added two, and quarterback Ben Meraz threw a touchdown pass to lead Prairie View to an easy 48-13 homecoming win against Northglenn Oct. 10.

  • Registration open for Commerce City youth football, cheerleading

    Commerce City Youth Athletics will host youth tackle football and cheerleading registration from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays in July and from 6 to 9 p.m. July 11 at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 Parkway Drive.

    The fees are $135 for the first child, $200 for two kids from the home and $250 for three children from the same home.

    Because Brighton left the Coal Creek Midget Football League, Brighton boundaries are considered a gray area. Brighton residents can play in the CCYA program.

  • Winners announced in Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge

    COMMERCE CITY — Landon McKenzie, Angel Contreraz, Andres Contreraz, Raelee Allee, Easton Mckenzie and Reese Allee took first place in their age group at Commerce City’s Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge in Pioneer Park.

    The six winners move on to sectional competition at 10 a.m. July 14 at Citizen’s Park in Edgewater. They could qualify for the state championship Aug. 18 at Coca Cola All Star Park in Lakewood.

  • Correction

    In the Sept. 7 edition of the Commerce City Sentinel Express, Prairie View’s Jenia Crail was misidentified in a story about the football team’s 12-7 loss to Frederick High School.
        E-mail corrections to sports@metrowestnewspapers.com.