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High School Sports

  • Snow wipes out golf tournament, BHS/PVHS tennis, BHS baseball; everything else still on ... for now

    The postponements keep rolling in. The latest is Prairie View's home tennis match against Adams City. It was rescheduled for 4 p.m., April 15.

    Brighton's baseball game at Westminster was postponed until 4 p.m., April 15, because of snow. The Eastern Metro Athletic Conference golf tournament at ThornCreek Golf Course was called off Thursday morning. Brighton and Prairie View high schools were scheduled to be among the participants. Brighton's tennis match with Gateway High School also was postponed. It was rescheduled for April 18.

  • Garcia signs with Western State

        HENDERSON – It took Prairie View’s Nisa Garcia a while to settle on a school.

  • PVHS plans youth football camp

    Prairie View's youth football camp runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m., June 27 to June 29, on the school's football field, 12909 E. 120th Ave.

    The camp is for athletes entering the fourth through eighth grades in the 2011 school year. The focus is on position technique, speed and agility work, team work and discipline.

    The cost is $50 ($45 if received by June 1). The fee includes a camp T-shirt and camp shorts. Family discounts (two or more children) are $40 if paid by June 1. A team discount (10 or more players) is available for $40 per team if paid by June 1.

  • Borden claims pair of top four finishes at Regis track meet

    AURORA – Prairie View’s Jeff Borden finished second in the shot put at the Rod Card/Regis Jesuit Invitational track meet Saturday. His top throw was 44 feet 1 inch.  He also wound up fourth in the discus with a best throw of 129 feet 11 inches.

  • The family that plays together

    HENDERSON – If you come from a family where soccer takes a back seat to very little, the chances are good that you will either learn to like it.
        Or learn to like it.

  • PVHS-Faith Christian to resume baseball game April 27

    Prairie View’s baseball game against Faith Christian will be resumed April 27 in the top of the second inning. Bad weather forced a suspension of play last month after one inning. The ThunderHawks were leading 1-0.

  • Mescher lands two seconds at Mercury Classic

        BRIGHTON – Brighton’s Kayla Mescher captured a pair of second-place finishes at Saturday’s Mercury Classic at Brighton High School.
        Her runner-up time in the 400-meter dash was 59.7 seconds. Her second-place time in the 100-meter hurdles was 16.97.

  • Cut levels of sports to balance budget?

    BRIGHTON – When the local school district has to trim $5 million from the budget for the coming school year, just about everything is on the table.
        Including levels of sports programs.
        One suggestion making the rounds in the athletic halls is to trim the number of athletic teams. Four interscholastic teams at Brighton and Prairie View high schools – football, volleyball, basketball and softball – tend to field four levels of teams. Others do, too, but it’s fairly sporadic.

  • Let’s play ball
  • Goal falls, strikes PVHS soccer player

    HENDERSON -- A soccer goal blew over in a windstorm at Prairie View High School Tuesday afternoon, striking a member of the school's girls soccer team.

    The player, whose name was not released, is OK, according to coach Jason Oulman. Platte Valley Medical Center ambulance personnel treated her at the scene.

    There is a damaged soccer goal on the school's auxiliary field.