Community Sports

  • CRC golf tournament Sept. 10
    Community Reach Center’s 39th annual golf tournament is Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Todd Creek Golf Course, 8455 Heritage Drive, Thornton. It’s in memory of Donald C. and Mary Ciancio. Contact Evan Narotsky at 303-853-3472 or email e.narotsky@CommunityReachCenter.org. 
  • Brighton Hitbox owner hits strongman in stride
     Adam Geiger owns Brighton Hitbox on South First Avenue. But in his other life, Geiger is involved in Strongman, competition in strength-based athletics. It started seven years ago. “A friend of mine and I were playing on a flag football team. He had currently been doing Strongman for roughly three years and had all the equipment at his house,” Geiger said. “He had invited me over to work out, as he knew I loved to lift.” At that time, Geiger “was a pretty skinny 210-pound guy.”
  • Turkey trotters take to the streets
  • Turkey Trot is Nov. 19
    Brighton’s 32nd annual Turkey Trot steps off at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Brighton Recreation Center. It’s a 5K walk/run and serves as a qualifying race for next spring’s Bolder Boulder. Early bird fees are $30 for adults and $20 for youths and seniors. Race-day fees are $33 for adults and $25 for youths and seniors. The fee includes a T-shirt, breakfast and entry for prize drawings.
  • Adams County Wildman comes calling
        Luke Henderson  Sports correspondent A “Wildman” has come to Adams County. No need to be alarmed though citizens, as this Wildman is so friendly, you can walk right up to him and say hello – something people often do. 
  • Lacrosse camp July 18
    The Commerce City Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a lacrosse camp July 18, 19 and 20 at the city’s municipal services center,  8602 Rosemary St. It’s open to boys and girls 8 to 14. The camp runs from 6 to 8 p.m. each night, and the cost is $50 for residents and $60 for non-residents. Call 303-289-3760.
  • Challenger British soccer camp July 11
    The Challenger British Soccer camp is coming to Commerce City the week of July 11. Sessions will be at the city’s municipal services center, 8602 Rosemary St. It’s open to boys and girls ages 3 to 16. Cost runs from $58 for a golden goal camp for 6- to 16-year-olds to $151 for a half-day, three-hour camp for 6- to 16-year-olds. Call 303-289-3760.
  • Women's soccer: World Cup rematch comes to Commerce City
    COMMERCE CITY -- The rematch of last summer's Women's World Cup final comes to Commerce City in early June. The national women's teams from the United States and Japan square off in the first of two June matches at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The match begins at 7 p.m. It's the first meeting between the squads since last year's final in Vancouver in early July. The U.S. won 5-2, thanks in large part to Carli Lloyd's hat trick. The U.S. won its third World Cup crown.
  • Girls on the go: Conquering the Great Candy Run
        DENVER — Nearly 30 girls from Kemp Elementary took part in the 12th annual Great Candy Run at Washington Park, in Denver, thanks in large part to a teacher who recognized the mental and physical health benefits passed along to her Aurora students last year.
  • CARA’s top gymnast comes from Brighton
    AURORA — Halle Bell, a gymnast from Brighton’s Junior Olympics Gymnasium, was the 2015 state all-around champion at the Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics state finals July 17, at Overland High School. Bell, a sophomore at Brighton High School, competes in the highest division, Optional Level 5.