Community Sports

  • (Little) Boys of Summer
        Three Commerce City teams qualified for the 4 Star Senior postseason tournament at Pioneer Park over the weekend. But none advanced to the finals. Commerce City teams 1 and 3 advanced the farthest. They made it to the semifinals. Platteville beat CC #3, and LaSalle, which went on to win the tourney title, got past Commerce City #1.
  • Local gymnasts place at top of field in regional meet
    Courtesy Commerce City City Staff     COMMERCE CITY – Twenty–nine members of the Commerce City Parks and Recreation Department’s girls gymnastics team qualified for the state Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics competition, July 29 and 30 at Overland High School in Aurora.
  • Still in Bloom
    BRIGHTON – Three years ago, Brighton Realtor and cyclist Elmer Rose wasn’t sure he’d ride a bicycle again.     The 84-year-old was involved in an accident as he was riding his bike between Platteville and Fort Lupton. He spent 45 days in rehabilitation and a total of two months recuperating before doctors released him completely.
  • Horsing around
    In spite of a scare brought on by a contagious horse virus, more than 100 young rodeo competitors signed up for the Little Britches Rodeo at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Brighton over the weekend. Brighton Elks Club Chapter 1586 was the main sponsor. The turnout was double the number of participants from last year. Here are the June 18 results.
  • Almost business as usual for middle school sports
        BRIGHTON – The discussion about the future of middle school sports in School District 27J was quite as necessary June 14 when the budget was adopted.     Funding was cut. It totaled $165,000 this school year. But 27J Superintendent Rod Blunck said he would match money raised in the community for the program.
  • Area qualifiers to state youth meet named
    BRIGHTON – Here’s a list of the qualifiers for the Hershey State track-and-field meet June 18 in Fort Collins.     All advanced to the state meet through the Brighton Kiwanis Club All-Comers track meet earlier this month at Brighton High School.
  • Barlock wins Legends race at CNS
    DACONO -- On a perfect weather day, Colorado National Speedway played host to the Quaker Steak and Lube night June 11. On hand were the Rocky Mountain legends series cars, the NTC Logistics Super Stocks, the Snap on Tools Pro Trucks and the Gillette Vet clinic late models. Twenty-five legends, 23 Super Stocks, nine pro trucks and 15 late models made up each of the divisions' attendance for the evening's show.
  • Two locals prepare for Little Britches Rodeo
    BRIGHTON – The National Little Britches Rodeo Association, in conjunction with the Brighton Elks, may have received the all-clear to host its second annual event at the Adams County Fairgrounds June 18 and 19.
  • Little Britches Rodeo decision could come Monday
    BRIGHTON -- There may be a decision on this year's Little Britches Rode come Monday. That's according to Doug Dorsey of the Brighton Elks Club, which is sponsoring this year's event at the Adams County Fairgrounds June 18-19.
  • Avants takes late-model title at Sunoco Race to the Finish
    DACONO -- The "Ice Man," Roger Avants, broke away late after several challenges from his fellow competitors, then ran away with the Late Model feature event at Colorado National Speedway's SUNOCO Race to the Finish Saturday.