High School Sports

  • Baseball pairings due out Wednesday

    AURORA -- Brighton's and Prairie View's baseball teams will learn about their first-round playoff opponents Wednesday.

    That's when the Colorado High School Activities Association is due to release the draw for the class 5A tournament. First-round games are Saturday.

    Both the Bulldogs and the ThunderHawks qualified this year. Prairie View comes into the tournament as the second seed out of the new Eastern Metro Athletic Conference. BHS comes in as the fourth seed.

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  • Girls soccer: BHS beats Prairie View in OT

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton needed overtime to beat Prairie View 3-2 in girls soccer Friday night. Priscilla Rivera scored twice for the Bulldogs, but it was Austyn Langdon who got the game-winner. Prairie View's goals came from Daly Miller. Rachel Rawlins, the goalkeeper for the ThunderHawks, had 12 saves. Aarica Matney, who played goal for Brighton, had eight.

  • PVHS shut out in league baseball championship

    Northglenn didn’t have to wait until the end of Thursday’s game to claim the league championship against the ThunderHawks.
        A mercy rule cut the game short at 10-0 at the bottom of the sixth inning.

  • BHS, Prairie View renew soccer rivalry Friday night

    BRIGHTON – The Eastern Metro League soccer title is not at stake Friday night when Brighton and Prairie View high schools tangle on the soccer pitch at BHS.

           But that doesn’t mean there isn’t something up for grabs in the renewal of the city rivalry.


    There is the matter of playoff seeding. Both teams qualified for the 5A playoffs, which begin next week. The winner figures to get a better draw when the pairings come out Sunday afternoon. The first-round games are May 10.

  • ThunderHawks set sights on new chapter in baseball history

    HENDERSON – Call it rarified air, a high-water mark.
        Even though Brighton beat Prairie View 11-1 Tuesday afternoon, the ThunderHawks are still in a spot to win their first league baseball title in school history.

  • BHS, Prairie View bounced from first round of soccer playoffs



  • BHS thumps Prairie View in city baseball rivalry

    HENDERSON -- Brighton snapped Prairie View's 10-game baseball win streak Tuesday afternoon in a big way with an 11-1 win on the ThunderHawks' field.

    BHS' Zac Wittmus allowed one hit in three innings and struck out seven. Zach Nance was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs and scored three runs. Prairie View's Kyle Killen struck out one batter in two innings of pitching.

  • ThunderHawks rally late, beat Rangeview

    HENDERSON – Prairie View started the home stretch of the baseball season with a 12-5 home-field win Saturday morning against Rangeview.
        It wasn’t as easy as the score says. The ThunderHawks survived a tough game defensively - plenty of wind and snow flurries - and used eight runs in the last two innings to get the win.

  • EMAC baseball playoff teams will increase in 2012

    AURORA -- There will be an extra baseball playoff team from the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference in the state tournament, starting with the 2012 season.

    The Colorado High School Activities Association board of control voted 49-13 to allow a fifth EMAC team to qualify for postseason starting next spring.

    The change requires a play-in game between the 32nd and 33rd seeds before the start of the district tournament. It also pushes up the date for the seeding of the tournament to either the Sunday or Monday ahead of the district round.

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