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Community Sports

  • Homegrown all-star soccer
    Dillon Serna, of Brighton, was one of two players from the Colorado Rapids chosen to participate in the 2014 Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game Aug. 4. It’ll be part of the MLS all-star game activities in Portland. A total of 20 of the league’s top homegrown players (those who came through the youth programs at their MLS squads) will take on the Portland Timbers U23 team.
  • Five Star Volleyball clinics July 17
           Five Star Volleyball Club will host a one-day clinic at Thornton High School, 9351 Washington St., July 17. Sessions run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Sinn's unbeaten streak on the line July 18
    Luke Henderson Contributing writer Brighton’s Shannon Sinn (2-0) will be stepping into the cage again this week Friday, July 18 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The fight, part of the Sparta Combat League Heat show in Castle Rock, pits Sinn against Alice Yauger (0-0).
  • Lil Kickers sign-ups continue through Aug. 7
    Registration for Brighton’s Lil Kickers soccer program (for 4- and 5-year-olds) continues through Aug. 7. The cost is $35. The season runs from Aug. 16 to Sept. 27. Call 303-655-2200 with questions. 
  • Summer softball standings
    Thursday night league Field 1 Pitch Don't Trip  7-1 United Power   6-2 Purple Heat  6-3 Front Range Auto  5-3 Cool Running  3-5 Sluggers PCS   3-5 Rekless Barbershop  3-5 Elk Bomb     2-5 Waterman's Brighton  1-7 Scores Front Range Auto 13, Cool Running 3
  • BHS captures state 17U baseball title
    COLORADO SPRINGS – Brighton's 17U Bulldog baseball squad captured the state Connie Mack title at Vista Ridge High School July 20 by holding off Regis 7-6. Brighton scored all of its runs in the first three innings. Regis put the potential tying run on base with one out in the seventh. Seth Armentrout picked off Regis' James Kester for the second out of the inning. Armentrout then struck out Connor Cunningham for the save to give Brighton the championship.
  • Lil Kickers sign-ups continue to Aug. 7
    Registration for Brighton’s Lil Kickers soccer program (for 4- and 5-year-olds) continues through Aug. 7. The cost is $35. The season runs from Aug. 16 to Sept. 27. Call 303-655-2200 with questions. 
  • Brighton High School grad Nick Edwards nabs academic honor
    STERLING ­— Brighton High School grad Nick Edwards, a freshman golfer at Northeastern Junior College, earned a spot in the all-Region IX Academic list as published by the National Junior College Athletic Association. To be named to the list, students have to have a grade point average of 3.25 on a scale of 4.
  • Big adjustment awaits prep athletes in the college ranks
    Ask anyone who’s made the transition from high school to college, and they will tell you about the necessary adjustments. Even though creature comforts often make the trip to a dorm, some other staples of everyday living — an alarm clock, study habits, laundry duties and where to find food — make the trip, too.
  • Winners announced for 2014 Little Britches Rodeo
     BRIGHTON — Here are the winners from the recent Little Britches Rodeo at the Adams County Fairgrounds. May 31: