Josh Ennis takes aim at the basket during the Eagle Ridge Academy/Chad Kills Crow basketball camp Monday morning. He was one of about 40 youngsters who beat the heat for the first day of the Eagle Ridge Academy/Chad Kills Crow basketball camp at the school. Kills Crow, who was the athletic director and basketball coach at the former Brighton Collegiate High School, is the head coach at Haskell Indian Nation University in Lawrence, Kan.
FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Local Paint Horse novice youth competitor Felix Lejour, of Brighton, captured two world championship titles at the 2012 APHA Youth World Championship Paint Horse Show Fort Worth, Texas.
Former Brighton High School track and cross country coach John Martinez took a pair of first places and a pair of fourth places at the Colorado Rocky Mountain Senior Games.
The first-place finishes were in shuffleboard and team shuffleboard with his brother, Mike. John Martinez also placed fourth in the javelin (46-4 ¼) and in the shot put (21-10 ¼).
BOULDER -- Singles winners in Brighton's first CARA youth tennis match of the season were Becky Hefty, Ella Wycoff and Sienna Muniz. The doubles teams of Adam Hangland/Nicholas Holland and Trae Epema/Kiara Kovach also won their matches.
Coach Jonathan Evangelista said no team score was kept.
Brighton visits Broomfield Friday morning.
LOVELAND – The atmosphere was one to be remembered as top Bull Riders from all over the world gathered in Loveland to compete in the final event of the 2012 Cinch Championship Bull Riding tour.
Riders such as Tuff Hedeman, Gustavo Pedrero, and Craig “The Hip-Hop Cowboy” Jackson, showed up to test their skills in front of a sold-out crowd last month.
The Brighton rec center needs individuals ages 16 and up to officiate youth sports, (including soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, flag football), games. Training provided. Pay is $8.50 to $11 per hour.
Required qualities that candidates be reliable and trustworthy, physically able to be on their feet and moving for several hours per day and be available Saturdays.
Complete an application for employment at the Brighton Recreation Center or contact John Krumpholz at 303-655-2200 for more information.
Cody Dahlgren, a member of the Brighton area’s Happy Feet Special Olympics Team, receives a hug from his mother, Jenni, after his silver medal performance in the 200-meter run. Happy Feet as a team had the largest group of athletes at the annual Summer Games on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. The team joined nearly 700 athletes from around the state competing for awards in track and field, powerlifting, swimming, gymnastics and soccer.