Sports Briefs

  • Refereeing classes start

    The Colorado High School Athletics and Activities Association needs some officials.

  • PVHS soccer all-conference

    First-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conferences choices for Prairie View’s girls soccer team were Savannah Watts, Madison Piburn, Taylor Kemp, Nicole Mack, Jordan Johnson and Madison Kemp.

    The second-team, all-conference lineup included Jordan McCarthy, Aspen Sharp, Alycia Vigil and Allyson Abke. The honorable-mention slot went to Cameron Nichols.

  • PVHS baseball all-conference

     Manny Lucero, Josh Sanchez and Nick Hackney were first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference selections this spring.

    Lou Perez was a second-team choice, and Jaydon Tanenner was an honorable-mention pick.


  • Academic all-conference for ex-PVHS athlete Cardenas

    Former Prairie View softball player Karissa Cardenas earned a spot on the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic conference spring all-academic team.

    She played for Webster University.

    Her school picked up 37 members on the team, tops in the conference.

  • Golf tournament benefits home-explosion victims July 22

    A benefit golf tournament, car show and dinner to help the families of the victims of this spring’s home explosion and fire in Firestone is set for 8 a.m., Saturday, July 22, at Bella Rosa Golf Course, 5830 Bella Rosa Parkway, Frederick.

    The cost for golf is $100 for 18 holes. There are just 72 spots available. The cost for the car show (it runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 1985, 870 First St., Firestone) is $20 per vehicle. There will be a 50-50 raffle as well.

  • Snowball softball Dec. 3

    Fort Lupton’s annual Winterfest snowball softball tournament is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, at Pearson Park, U.S. Highway 85 and Colorado Highway 52.

    Each team gets two games. Game lengths are 55 minutes, and pitch counts begin at a ball and a strike.Half the team has to be female, and teams alternate male to female batting order.

  • PVHS baseball fundraiser Dec. 3

    Prairie View’s baseball team is looking to make some money through a bus trip to Black Hawk Dec. 3.

    The bus leaves PVHS at 5 p.m. and returns at 11 p.m. The cost is $20 per ticket. The team also needs items for drawings on board the bus.

    Call 303-257-7581 or email Mgonzales3434@gmail.com.


  • Football conferences named

    A new enrollment cycle and a new way of lining up football leagues created newly named football conferences for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

    Adams City was placed in the class 4A Plains Conference, as were Chatfield, Dakota Ridge, Gateway, Golden and Heritage high schools. Prairie View will be in the class 5A, Mount Elbert Conference. So, too, are Cherry Creek, Fossil Ridge, Horizon and Denver East high schools plus the Far Northeast Warriors.

  • Youth soccer

        FC Brighton will play its spring soccer season at Water Tower Park, 4204 Crestone St.
        Officials said on Facebook the change in location will allow the city and its contractor to work on the fields at Donelson Park in advance of the fall 2016 season.
        FC Brighton received a grant from the Colorado Soccer Association to improve the Donelson Park Fields.

  • Coaching scholarship available for female athletes

    Female athletes interested in a coaching career can apply for the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports Ruby Miller Scholarship.

    Four $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to high school senior girl athletes who are interested in pursuing the field of coaching. Email mustskinow@msn.com.