Today's Sports

  • BCHS fall sports awards

    Brighton Collegiate High School presented its fall sports awards recently.

        Gabe Toepel was a first-team, all-state recipient in cross country. He finished fifth at the class 3A meet in Fort Collins.

        Freshman soccer player Jorge Cervantes was named to the all-region team. Baylei Chambers was a first-team, all-conference volleyball player for the Hawks.

        Brenda Montez was a second-team all-conference choice, and honorable-mention certificates went to Amanda Cole and Lindsey Baisch.

  • U.S. wins World Cup qualifier

    COMMERCE CITY – The U.S. mens national soccer team shut out Guatemala 2-0 Wednesday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The match wrapped up the opening round of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup, to be played in South Africa.

    It was the seventh win in eight Cup qualifiers for the United States. The goals from Kenny Cooper and Freddy Adu came about 15 minutes apart in the second half.

  • Bodnar, Green win 2008 Turkey...

        Brighton’s Adam Bodnar won the men’s title in the 24th annual Turkey Trot Saturday morning.

        He posted a time of 16 minutes 20 seconds for the 5K run through the streets of Brighton.

        On the women’s side, Nicole Green of Erie took first place in a time of 18:50.

        Michael Blanchard of Castle Rock was the winner in the men’s walking division. His time was 27:46. Marianne Martino of Littleton was the women’s winner in a time of 30:48.


  • BHS, PVHS combine to form one...

    BRIGHTON – It’s a new year for Brighton High School girls swimming. But it may be a case of the same old song when the season ends in February.

        Brighton finished second in the Skyline League championships the past two years and would like to return to the top of the league standings. Last year’s champ, Cherokee Trail, is not in the league this year. The Cougars moved to class 5A and compete in the Centennial League.

  • World Cup soccer qualifier

    COMMERCE CITY – The United States and Guatemala will face off at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City in a FIFA World Cup qualifier match.

    A Guatemala win and some help from Cuba sends the Guatemalans into the final round of qualifying matches for the World Cup in South Africa in 2010. The United States, El Salvador and Costa Rica earned spots in the six-team final round.

  • Turkey trot takes to the streets

    BRIGHTON – For those looking for a chance to work off Thanksgiving week pounds before the week begins, the city of Brighton may have something to help.

        It’s the 24th annual Turkey Trot, a benefit for the Brighton Senior Center. The event begins at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.

  • P. View plans Florida visit in...

    HENDERSON – If all the financial ducks line up, the Prairie View baseball team and its entourage may find themselves spending part of the spring in and around Orlando, Fla.

        KSA Events runs tours for numerous sports teams. Prairie View’s baseball coach, Matt Nylund, coached with one of the company’s employees, Tony Manfredi, when both were at Overland High School in Aurora.

        The ThunderHawks would get four games against teams from all over the country.

  • All-conference awards

    Prairie View’s Emily Alexis was the Most Valuable Player in the Skyline League this season, and she won first-team honors in the all-conference voting as well.

        Nisa Garcia was a first-team choice, while Jessica Walker was an honorable-mention selection. The ThunderHawks captured the Skyline League title this season, their first in school history.

  • All-conference soccer players

    For the first time in school history, Prairie View’s boys soccer team landed three members on the all-conference squads.

        Ryan McDaniel, Hector Jaquez and Nick Call were named to the second team of all-conference players in voting done by the league’s coaches.


  • Seven PV wrestlers get jump-...

    HENDERSON – Iowa is one of the hotbeds in the nation for wrestling at any age level.

        Seven Prairie View wrestlers had a chance to see that for themselves late last month. They were part of a national, preseason folkstyle wrestling tournament in Des Moines.

        The group included Gilbert Garcia, Jeffrie Smith, Paul Lucero, Greg Solano, John Jaramillo, Ricky Becker and Dominic Cardenas.