Community Sports

  • Olympic soccer comes to Commerce City Oct. 6-7
    COMMERCE CITY — Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City will host the finals of the group phase of the 2015 Olympic qualifying championship Oct. 6-7. The finals are in Sandy, Utah, Oct. 10 and 13.
  • Soccer refs needed; local class set for Aug. 22
     F.C. Brighton is offering a soccer refereeing class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 22, at Bromley East Charter School, 356 Longspur Drive. Visit www.coreferees.org, click on "clinics/events" in the top right corner, then click on "entry level grade 8 – 1 day." The cost is $80, and FC Brighton officials are reimbursed for their annual certification after 10 games of officiating.  
  • Youth soccer
    BRIGHTON — FC Brighton is adding a second team at the U13 boys competitive level. The squad is looking for players. For more information email sherry.fcbrighton@gmail.com  
  • Summer tennis gets under way
    Those interested in taking tennis lessons or playing Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics tennis this summer can sign up at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. The lessons are available mornings and evenings. The CARA program includes a full summer program of lessons and matches.
  • Little wranglers at Little Britches Rodeo
  • Volleyball camp starts June 9
    Varsity Athlete is sponsoring two, three-day sessions in the northern metropolitan area this summer.             The first is June 9 to 11 at Rocky top Middle School, 14150 York St., Thornton. The coaches are Terry Gamble of Jacksonville (Ala.) State University, University of Louisiana-Monroe boss Patrick Hiltz, coach Chrissy Elder from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, and Jen Gomez, the coach at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
  • Little Britches Rodeo returns to AdCo Fairgrounds
    BRIGHTON -- The seventh annual Little Britches Rodeo takes over the Adams County Fairgrounds this weekend. It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 30, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 31. Contestants from 5 to 18 come from the state of Colorado and from out of state as well. They travel each weekend to compete for points and, perhaps, a spot in the Natioonal Little Britches Rodeo in July. There's also a cash payout for the top contestants in each event.
  • Brighton's Jarabek prepares for national Golden Gloves tournament
    BRIGHTON — Brighton boxer Jonny Jarabek has a spot in the national Golden Gloves boxing tournament finals in Las Vegas, Nev., starting May 11. He knows it’s a single-elimination tournament. But he doesn’t know who his opponent will be. And he won’t until weigh-ins the day before the competition begins. And he’s OK with that.
  • MMA: A win for Sinn at Invicta 12
    KANSAS CITY, MO -- Brighton's Shannon Sinn won her grudge match against Maureen Riordon April 24 at INvicta 12. Sinn won by unanimous decision.  Sinn, a Brighton High School grad, was making her Invicta debut. Sinn and Riordon were teammates at one time, but there was also a lot of animosity between the pair.  
  • Shannon Sinn gears up for grudge match at Invicta 12
      Luke Henderson Sports correspondent   BRIGHTON — Brighton native Shannon Sinn is set to make her Invicta Fighting Championships return April 24 in Kansas City, Mo., when she faces fellow Colorado resident Maureen Riordon. The two women are former teammates with a great deal of animosity between them.