Sports Briefs

  • Football conferences named

    A new enrollment cycle and a new way of lining up football leagues created newly named football conferences for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

    Adams City was placed in the class 4A Plains Conference, as were Chatfield, Dakota Ridge, Gateway, Golden and Heritage high schools. Prairie View will be in the class 5A, Mount Elbert Conference. So, too, are Cherry Creek, Fossil Ridge, Horizon and Denver East high schools plus the Far Northeast Warriors.

  • Youth soccer

        FC Brighton will play its spring soccer season at Water Tower Park, 4204 Crestone St.
        Officials said on Facebook the change in location will allow the city and its contractor to work on the fields at Donelson Park in advance of the fall 2016 season.
        FC Brighton received a grant from the Colorado Soccer Association to improve the Donelson Park Fields.

  • Coaching scholarship available for female athletes

    Female athletes interested in a coaching career can apply for the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports Ruby Miller Scholarship.

    Four $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to high school senior girl athletes who are interested in pursuing the field of coaching. Email mustskinow@msn.com.

  • Ronell McNeal part of CSU-Pueblo national title team

    PVHS graduate Ronell McNeal was on the roster for the NCAA Division II national champion CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves this season. McNeal saw action in six games and recorded two tackles.

    CSU-Pueblo beat Minnesota-Mankato State 13-0 in the title game Dec. 20 in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Commerce City Sports Schedule, Week of Jan. 13

    Adams City

    Jan. 13

    Girls basketball: Adams City @ Douglas County, 7 p.m.

    Jan. 14

    Girls basketball: Adams City @ John F. Kennedy, 7 p.m.

    Jan. 15

  • Commerce City Sports Briefs, Dec. 23

    Game postponed

    The Jan. 9 girls basketball game between Brighton and Prairie View high schools was postponed. No make-up date was announced.

    Girls basketball

    The Colorado High School Activities Association said Prairie View earned a forfeit win against Bear Creek Dec. 3.

  • Adams City Scoreboard, Dec. 23

    Girls basketball

    Skyview downed Adams City 49-25 in the opening round of the Skyview Girls Basketball Classic Dec. 16.

    Mountain View held off the Eagles 45-41 in the classic’s second-round game Dec. 18.

    Boys basketball

  • 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 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.