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Today's Sports

  • Academic and athletic balance...

    Second of two parts

     

    Last week, 16 former local high-school athletes said their adjustments to college ran the gamut from humbling to being “full of adjustments,” in one instance. The questions dealt with the pace of play and learning of their respective sports, learning to live on their own and learning to live in new towns.

  • Adjustments come in all shapes,...

    First of two parts

     

    It’s no surprise that the first year of college for anyone is a major adjustment.

    There’s the increased feeling of responsibility that comes with making sure of on-time arrival in class, of finding a certain amount of time to finish up homework, of finding time to do laundry and, in some cases, of finding time to get one’s groceries in the store.

  • PVHS soccer all-conference

    First-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conferences choices for Prairie View’s girls soccer team were Savannah Watts, Madison Piburn, Taylor Kemp, Nicole Mack, Jordan Johnson and Madison Kemp.

    The second-team, all-conference lineup included Jordan McCarthy, Aspen Sharp, Alycia Vigil and Allyson Abke. The honorable-mention slot went to Cameron Nichols.

  • PVHS baseball all-conference

     Manny Lucero, Josh Sanchez and Nick Hackney were first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference selections this spring.

    Lou Perez was a second-team choice, and Jaydon Tanenner was an honorable-mention pick.

     

  • Academic all-conference for ex-...

    Former Prairie View softball player Karissa Cardenas earned a spot on the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic conference spring all-academic team.

    She played for Webster University.

    Her school picked up 37 members on the team, tops in the conference.

  • Golf tournament benefits home-...

    A benefit golf tournament, car show and dinner to help the families of the victims of this spring’s home explosion and fire in Firestone is set for 8 a.m., Saturday, July 22, at Bella Rosa Golf Course, 5830 Bella Rosa Parkway, Frederick.

    The cost for golf is $100 for 18 holes. There are just 72 spots available. The cost for the car show (it runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 1985, 870 First St., Firestone) is $20 per vehicle. There will be a 50-50 raffle as well.

  • All-conference soccer honorees...

    Adams City’s Kayla Prieto and Mayrium Dominguez were second-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference choices this spring.

  • PVHS girls soccer wants to...

    COLORADO SPRINGS – There aren’t many things to change when your team runs off 15 wins in a row.

    But Prairie View High School girls soccer coach wants to make a switch in one area.

    Strength of his team’s schedule.

    PVHS wound up 19th in the state’s new Ratings Performance Index poll. It uses a number of combinations of winning percentages to determine playoff teams in the team sports.

  • Combine has Prairie View flavor

    The calendar will say July 8 and 9 by the time Prairie View’s Mikhail and Matheu Sands and Xavier Gates take part in the Blue-Grey football combine at Foothills Sports Arena, 3608 S. Kipling St., Lakewood.

    But make no mistake. Each is ready.

    “I’m going to bring back a different mindset,” Matheu Sands said. “They say cornerbacks are taller. But you (wide receivers) can still run your routes.”

  • U.S. improves World Cup...

     

    By Jonathan Maness

    Sports Correspondent

    “U.S.A.” chants echoed throughout Dick’s Sporting Goods Park with every kick of the ball June 8. 

    The chants from the 19,188 sold-out fans, who were decked out in red, white and blue didn’t reach the epitome until the final whistle blew and their U.S. men’s national team rolled by Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 to win the qualifying match.