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Community Sports

  • Brighton Turkey Trot results listed
    BRIGHTON -- Here are the results of this year's Brighton Turkey Trot. The race was Nov. 22 at the Brighton Recreation Center. More than 800 runners and 600 walkers participated. 5K run Men
  • Heinz won't let health problems slow him down just yet
    There’s that ever-present smile on Eric Heinz’s face as he saunters into the cafeteria at Bromley East Charter School. It’s the smile that comes from self-knowledge that he’s “in his element” as a physical education teacher and youth wrestling coach, the sorts of jobs where he can make an impact on students at the school. But if you look carefully, you’ll see there’s something wrong.
  • Brighton's Daymar Ortiz making PFC debut
    By Lucas Henderson, Contributing Writer Brighton has another rising star in the MMA world to cheer for this Friday night in Denver when Daymar Ortiz of Zingano MMA makes his Prize Fighting Championship debut against Tyler ‘Ginger’ Spurlin. 
  • Snowball softball tournament set for Dec. 6
    FORT LUPTON — Fort Lupton’s Winterfest Snowball softball tournament is set for 9 a.m., Dec. 6, at Pearson Park, state Highway 52 and US Highway 85. Each team gets three games. Each roster can have 15 spots, at least half of which has to be women. Team awards will be presented to tournament winners. Teams also have to provide similar jerseys. Registration fee of $150 is due by Dec. 4. Call 303-857-4200, ext. 164.
  • Brighton's 30th annual Turkey Trot steps off Nov. 22
    The state’s “flattest and fastest” 5K run/walk race (otherwise known as the 30th annual Turkey Trot) starts at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 22, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.
  • Volleyball: Brighton rallies to beat Prairie View; T-Hawks claim league title on tie-breakers
    BRIGHTON -- Brighton's volleyball team rallied from two sets down Oct. 23 to beat Prairie View in five sets and create a three-way tie for the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference title. The set scores were 16-25, 15-25, 26-24, 25-18, 15-8. Even so, the ThunderHawks came out of a three-way tie for the league title with the EMAC crown.
  • Colorado Venom softball team fundraiser
    The Colorado Venom 12U softball team teamed up with Arc Thrift Stores for a weeklong fundraiser. The stores will make a contribution to the team in exchange for gently used clothing and household items. For each filled truck of donations, Arc will donate $1,000 to the team. The fundraising drive goes from Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 2, at the new King Soopers store, 100 N. 50th Ave., Brighton. Email hollyteryn@gmail.com with questions.
  • Volleyball: Rivalry, conference title on the line Oct. 23
    BRIGHTON -- It's just the rivalry volleyball match between Brighton and Prairie View (6:30 p.m., Oct. 23, in the ThunderHawks' gym) with some extra spice thrown in. Prairie View is the only undefeated team left in the conference. Brighton and Rangeview are a game behind at 7-1. The winner of the conference title gets an automatic berth into the regional tournament next weekend. If Brighton can beat Prairie View and Rangeview defeats Gateway, that will forge a three-way tie for the conference crown.
  • Volleyball: Brighton rolls past Norse
    BRIGHTON -- Brighton High School's volleyball team had an easy time of it with Northglenn Oct. 9. The Bulldogs cruised to a 25-8, 25-5, 25-3 over the Norse. Brittany Burger and Victoria Bickford had Northglenn's only kills in the match. Kiara Czubatiuk had her team's only block at the net. No stats were available for BHS.
  • Cross country: Mordecai, Green, Langer, Taylor take top 10 finishes at EMAC league meet
    AURORA -- Brighton's Dan Mordecai and Prairie View's Joseph Langer slogged through a wet track to finish second and seventh, respectively, in the boys race of the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference league meet at Aurora Sports Park Oct. 9. Mordecai finished in a time of 16:27. Langer finished the race in a time of 17:53. Officials delayed the start of the race by 20 minutes because of heavy rain. The race was run in a steady rain but not as severe as what caused the delay.