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Community Sports

  • Spring 2014 softball standings
    Here are the municipal softball standings in the city of Brighton: Field 1 Brinkman   3-1 Buffalo Run Bums  2-2 Jerry's Bar   2-2 Leed Fab    1-3   Field 2
  • Ramirez gets a double at Mountain Range track meet
    WESTMINSTER -- Prairie View's RJ Ramirez won the 100-meter dash at Saturday's Mountain Range Mustang Invitational meet. His time was 11.13 seconds. He also took second place in the 200- meters, where his posted time was 22.75.   Tavish Whelan was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 41.88. Jordan Holm placed sixth in the long jump with a best effort of 19-8 1/2. Skyler Severance was sixth in the high jump at 5 feet 11 inches. Donovan Otero was eighth in the 400-meter dash in a time of 53.09.
  • Soccer registrations through March 20
     Brighton Youth Sports is accepting registrations for spring soccer for boys and girls ages 4 to 12. The deadline for the 6- to 12-year-old group is March 12. The cost is $40. The deadline for the 4- and 5-year-olds is March 20, and the cost is $35. Call 303-655-2200 with questions.
  • Youth track
    BOULDER – The indoor track season for the Platte River Youth Track Club wrapped up at the University of Colorado-Boulder over the weekend.   Here are the results: Boys 13- and 14-year-old 60-meter hurdles: 4. Chase Addison, 14.08. 1,000-meter run: 2. C. Addison, 3:45.55. 600-meters: 1. C. Addison, 2:09.75. Shot put: 1. C. Addison, 20.1 feet. Girls 13- and 14-year-old 1,00-meter run: 1. Jayline Abeyta, 4:04.66. 600-meter run: 2. J. Abeyta, 2:11.65.
  • Youth track
    The Platte River Track Club’s Jan. 25 meet was at the Tony Wells Invitational at the University of Colorado Boulder. Chase Addison recorded his best time in the 800-meters. He finished third in 2:50.33. He also won the shot put (6.04 meters) and was fourth in the 60-meter hurdles (14.56). Dominick Addison ran the 60-meter dash in 10.3 seconds, and he was third in the shot put with a best effort of 25 feet 1 3/4 inches.  
  • Youth track club results listed
    The Platte River Track Club's most recent meet was Jan. 25 at the Tony Wells Invitational at the University of Colorado Boulder. Chase Addison recorded his best time in the 800-meters. He finished third in 2:50.33. He also won the shot put (6.04 meters) and was fourth in the 60-meter hurdles (14.56). Dominick Addison ran the 60-meter dash in 10.3 seconds, and he was third in the shot put with a best effort of 25 feet 1 3/4 inches.
  • Brighton Bandit fundraiser Feb. 8
    The Brighton Bandits baseball team of 12-year-olds is holding a fundraiser Feb. 8 to raise some money for a trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., later this summer. The fundraiser is from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Brighton Elks Lodge, 101 N. Main St. It's a combo dinner and poker tournament. The dinner ($15 for adults, $10 for kids 2 to 12) lasts from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Poker runs from 7 to 11. Tickets for dinner and poker are $25 for the first buy-in, $20 for additional buy-ins.
  • Youth track
    Here are the results from the Platte River Track Club’s appearance at a Martin Luther King meet Jan. 19 at the Air Force Academy.  
  • Zingano, BJJ owner, passes away
        Luke Henderson Sports correspondent The titular owner behind Zingano BJJ, Mauricio Zingano, 37, passed away late Monday, Jan. 13. Zingano, a well-known martial artist, was considered by many to be one of the foremost teachers of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a trailblazer for Colorado mixed martial arts. His gyms had multiple locations including one in Brighton at the Prairie Center.  
  • Reinventing the wheels
        Narelle Crist Sports correspondent   With its heyday firmly planted in the 1970s and 80s and a couple of decades thereafter of lessened popularity, roller derby has seen a resurgence in the past few years.