http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sports/rss.xml en MMA beckons Sinn again http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/mma-beckons-sinn-again <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_sinn_062216.jpg" alt="Brighton’s Shannon Sinn, left, returns to the MMA ring June 25 when she takes on Jenny Liou in a pro 125-pound fight in Denver. " title="Brighton’s Shannon Sinn, left, returns to the MMA ring June 25 when she takes on Jenny Liou in a pro 125-pound fight in Denver. " align="left" hspace="6" width="55" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Brighton&rsquo;s Shannon Sinn returns to the MMA ring June 25 when she takes on Jenny Liou in a pro 125-pound fight in Denver.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p3"> Sinn&rsquo;s next fight is 1 p.m., June 25, at The Grizzly Rose in Denver.</p> <p class="p3"> Sinn, a Brighton High School Hall of Famer, recently devoted herself to being a full-time fighter, and that decision is already paying off but with unexpected consequences.&nbsp;</p> Soccer playoff seeds draw mixed reviews http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/soccer-playoff-seeds-draw-mixed-reviews <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_rivalsoccer2_050316.jpg" alt="Prairie View’s Deljanae Coleman, right, and Brighton’s Kiki Miller (8) chase the loose ball during the rivalry game in May. " title="Prairie View’s Deljanae Coleman, right, and Brighton’s Kiki Miller (8) chase the loose ball during the rivalry game in May. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.4px;">AURORA &ndash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.4px;"> The last round of seeding committee-determined state soccer playoffs drew sharply different views.</span></p> <p class="p3"> Brighton High School&rsquo;s girls soccer team drew the 22nd seed in last month&rsquo;s state 5A playoffs, and coach Gonzalo Godinez-Luna was angry.</p> Ennis' 3-pointer helps all-star team to a win http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/ennis-3-pointer-helps-all-star-team-win <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_5702.jpg" alt="Eagle Ridge Academy&#039;s Josh Ennis starts up the floor during the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-star basketball game June 10 in Alamosa." title="Eagle Ridge Academy&#039;s Josh Ennis starts up the floor during the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-star basketball game June 10 in Alamosa." align="left" hspace="6" width="56" height="85" /><p> <strong>ALAMOSA&nbsp; &ndash;</strong> There among some of the top prep basketball players in the state was Eagle Ridge Academy&rsquo;s Josh Ennis.</p> BHS’ Todd wraps up her prep soccer career http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/bhs%E2%80%99-todd-wraps-her-prep-soccer-career <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_bhssoccer_060816.jpg" alt="Brighton’s Hanna Day (10) and Cherokee Trail’s Haley O’nan battle for the ball during the first of the state playoffs in mid-May. " title="Brighton’s Hanna Day (10) and Cherokee Trail’s Haley O’nan battle for the ball during the first of the state playoffs in mid-May. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <strong>AURORA &ndash;</strong> The end-of-season game wasn&rsquo;t much to remember for Brighton&rsquo;s Karly Todd &ndash; or anyone else on the Bulldogs&rsquo; squad.<br /> Cherokee Trail knocked Brighton out of the state 5A soccer playoffs. But Todd had plenty to remember for her senior season.</p> Oulman: ‘We have a lot to build on’ for coming soccer season http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/oulman-%E2%80%98we-have-lot-build-on%E2%80%99-coming-soccer-season <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_pvsoccer1_061516.jpg" alt="Prairie View’s Adrianna Vargas tries to control the ball against Grandview’s Morgan Szarka (20) during the first round of playoff action at Legacy Stadium in Aurora. The ThunderHawks lost to the No. 1 seed 6-nil. " title="Prairie View’s Adrianna Vargas tries to control the ball against Grandview’s Morgan Szarka (20) during the first round of playoff action at Legacy Stadium in Aurora. The ThunderHawks lost to the No. 1 seed 6-nil. " align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> <strong>AURORA &ndash;</strong> Prairie View girls soccer coach Jason Oulman started the offseason knowing that a lot of things are in place for the 2017 season next spring.</p> Volley-Rendezvous July 10 http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/volley-rendezvous-july-10 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">The next Five Star Volleyball Club Volley-Rendezvous is set for July 10 at Colorado Park (on Miller Avenue south of state Highway 7).</span></p> <p class="p2"> Adult co-ed and junior divisions are available. It&rsquo;s open to those ages 12 and over.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2"> Email hollyteryn@gmail.com with questions.&nbsp;</p> Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Feb. 12 http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/eagle-ridge-scoreboard-%E2%80%93-feb-12 <p> <strong>Girls basketball<br /> </strong></p> <p> Eagle Ridge doubled up on William Smith 44-22 in Brighton Feb. 8. No stats were available for either team.</p> <p> Aurora West got the measure of the Warriors Feb. 11 in Aurora by a score of 58-28. Angel Cooper led Aurora with 23 points. No stats were available for Eagle Ridge.</p> <p> <strong>Boys basketball<br /> </strong></p> <p> Eagle Ridge took a 68-57 decision over William Smith in Brighton Feb. 9. Joel Mendoza poured in 21 points for the Warriors. Josh Ennis added 19.</p> Prairie View scoreboard -- May 8 http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/prairie-view-scoreboard-0 <p> <b>Girls soccer</b></p> <p> Northridge slipped past Prairie View 1-0 in Greeley May 2.</p> <p> Courtney Dinkel scored the game&#39;s goal in the first half.</p>