High School Sports

  • City soccer rivalry goes to BHS

    Brighton's soccer team didn't get many chances against Prairie View Oct. 19. But the Bulldogs took advantage of what few chances that were available and beat rival Prairie View 2-0.


    Nathan Gutierrez scored both goals for BHS. Goalkeeper Tyler Dressler made five saves in recording the shutout.

    Prairie View took 18 shots but couldn't find the back of the net. Ian Stafford and Diego Guerrero uncorked four shots without any luck.

  • Volleyball rivalry goes to ThunderHawks

    Prairie View took the inside track to the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference title with a 25-13, 25-22, 24-25, 25-21 win against Brighton Oct. 13. The two teams entered the match as the last two undefeated teams in the conference.
        Ciera Borho had 22 kills for the ThunderHawks. Sara Walker added 10. Jordan Ennis and Lindsay Miller chipped in with six and four aces among her 14 service points. Borho, Ennis, Nisa Garcia and Miller got credit for the blocks at the net.

  • Basketball selection committee members needed

    The Colorado High School Activities Association has two openings for its selection committees for the upcoming 4A boys and girls basketball seasons.
        Committee members should have a background in high school basketball as a player, coach, adult spectator, administrator or basketball official in the past 10 years, a willingness to attend at least 20 regular-season games (with no reimbursement) and a willingness to work with representatives of 4A basketball leagues across the state.

  • Season ends for PVHS softball

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Prairie View's offense never got started in either of its district tournament games Saturday at Four-Diamond Park in Colorado Springs. As a result, the ThunderHawks lost both games and ended its first class 5A softball season.

    Liberty, which earned one of the two available berths, beat the ThunderHawks 12-0 Saturday morning. Chaparral beat PVHS 23-3 in the tournament's second game Saturday afternoon. PVHS finished with a record of 12-8.

    More details in Tuesday's Commerce City Sentinel Express.

  • Cup comes home to Prairie View

       HENDERSON — Thursday night belonged to the Prairie View High School offense and junior Jordan Vaden.
       The Brighton Bulldogs keyed on the talented ThunderHawks receiver and special teams return man, but that didn’t stop Vaden from dancing down the field – several times. The cross-town rivalry, with the third annual Superintendent’s Cup on the line, was taken by the ‘Hawks with a 34-21 victory at the PVHS’ home field.

  • First-year player wraps up softball campaign

    HENDERSON – Deloris Matanda won’t be part of the Prairie View varsity softball team’s trip to the 4A district softball tournament Oct. 16 in Colorado Springs.
        But that’s OK with her. After all, this was her first year of playing competitive softball.
    Matanda, who is an exchange student from Germany, played on the ThunderHawks’ “C” level team. She is a senior at Prairie View, even though she is just 15.

  • Prairie View-BHS rivalry renews

    BRIGHTON – Ever since the Thompson Valley tournament a few weeks ago, the Prairie View High School volleyball team has been on a roll.
        And unlike a few weeks ago, they are healthier than ever.

  • Wrestling

        The regional wrestling tournament for Prairie View will be at Greeley West High School Feb. 11 and 12. The top four finishers in each weight class advance to the state 5A tournament at Pepsi Center Feb. 17.

  • Brighton, Prairie View in same regional softball tournament

    AURORA -- Brighton and Prairie View are in the same regional softball tournament Oct. 16.

    The tournament is at the Four Diamond Complex, 5025 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs.

    Both teams play at 10 a.m. Saturday. BHS (17-2), which drew the 11th seed in the tourney, faces Chaparral (11-7 and the 22nd seed). Prairie View (12-6 and the 27th seed in the field) plays sixth-seeded Liberty High School (18-1).

  • T-Hawks have Gators for homecoming

    The Prairie View ThunderHawks fought a tough defensive battle against Standley Lake Friday, shutting down the Gators’ running game as they rolled to a 13-0 win.
        The packed house, the biggest home crowd under the Friday night lights, was on hand for the homecoming celebration. But through the first half, about all they had to talk about was the upcoming halftime ceremonies and the crowning of the king and queen.