http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sports/rss.xml en T-Hawks happy with winning ways versus Centaurus http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/t-hawks-happy-winning-ways-versus-centaurus <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_pvhoops_121614_.jpg" alt="Prairie View&#039;s Luke Schwindaman sets up the offense during his team&#039;s Dec. 12 game against Centaurus." title="Prairie View&#039;s Luke Schwindaman sets up the offense during his team&#039;s Dec. 12 game against Centaurus." align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> <span class="s2" style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><b>LAFAYETTE &mdash;</b> Prairie View&rsquo;s Alonzo Ramirez and his coach, </span><span class="s3" style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Tim DeBerry agreed.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s3">The ThunderHawks&rsquo; 65-60 win against Centaurus in the second round of the Boulder Valley Invitational tournament was one thing. But the manner in which PVHS won &mdash; hanging onto a big lead thanks to four free throws in the last 43 seconds &mdash; was good, too.</span></p> BHS grapplers at Horizon http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/bhs-grapplers-horizon <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_bhsrassle2_121714.jpg" alt="Brighton&#039;s Taurina Villalobos, right, completes the takedown of Horizon&#039;s Chris Perez during a dual tournament at Horizon Dec. 13. Villalobos won by pinfall in 57 seconds." title="Brighton&#039;s Taurina Villalobos, right, completes the takedown of Horizon&#039;s Chris Perez during a dual tournament at Horizon Dec. 13. Villalobos won by pinfall in 57 seconds." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> Game postponed http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/game-postponed <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Jan. 9 girls basketball game between Brighton and Prairie View high schools was postponed. No make-up date was announced.</span></p> Prairie View girls hoops team gets forfeit win http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/prairie-view-girls-hoops-team-gets-forfeit-win <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Colorado High School Activities Association said Prairie View earned a forfeit win against Bear Creek Dec. 3.</span></p> <p class="p2"> The Bears won the game by 31 points. But CHSAA&rsquo;s assistant commissioner, Bert Borgmann, said Bear Creek used an ineligible player.</p> Ball protection a key for Brighton boys basketball team http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/ball-protection-key-brighton-boys-basketball-team <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_bhsbhoops2_121014.jpg" alt="Brighton&amp;#039;s Cody Smith heads for the basket during a recent Bulldogs&amp;#039; practice." title="Brighton&amp;#039;s Cody Smith heads for the basket during a recent Bulldogs&amp;#039; practice." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Brighton High School&rsquo;s boys basketball team had just finished a drill that looked more like an ice-hockey game without a line change.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Players were lined up on the baselines and the 10-second line. They filtered on and off the court without colliding with each other and without either &ldquo;squad&rdquo; gaining a man advantage.</span></p> Brighton Bulldogs capture team title at Adams County wrestling tournament http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/brighton-bulldogs-capture-team-title-adams-county-wrestling-tournament <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_rassle2_120914.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Tony Deaguero takes on Brighton’s Carlos Juarez at 138 pounds during the Adams County wrestling tournament at Adams City Dec. 6. Deaguero won the match by a 4-2 decision." title="Adams City’s Tony Deaguero takes on Brighton’s Carlos Juarez at 138 pounds during the Adams County wrestling tournament at Adams City Dec. 6. Deaguero won the match by a 4-2 decision." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Brighton&rsquo;s wrestling team took first place at this year&rsquo;s Adams County wrestling tournament.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BHS went undefeated in the dual meets. Along the way, the Bulldogs beat the No. 6-rated Adams City Eagles.</span></p> Warriors' boys hoops team gets one win in season-opening tournament http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/warriors-boys-hoops-team-gets-one-win-season-opening-tournament <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_erabhoops_121014.jpg" alt="David Carlton of Eagle Ridge is about to pass the ball to a teammate during the Warriors&amp;#039; three-point loss to Front Range Baptist Academy Dec. 4." title="David Carlton of Eagle Ridge is about to pass the ball to a teammate during the Warriors&amp;#039; three-point loss to Front Range Baptist Academy Dec. 4." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FORT COLLINS &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> The beginning of Josh Ennis&rsquo; basketball season at Eagle Ridge Academy went quite well at the Front Range Baptist Academy tournament.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">He scored 28 points in a three-point loss to Front Range Baptist Academy Dec. 4, 16 more in a tough, one-point loss to Belleview Christian Dec. 5 and 20 more in a win over Denver Eagles Christian Home School Dec. 6.</span></p> Steady improvement nets Warriors girls a win in season-opening tournament http://www.thebrightonblade.com/content/steady-improvement-nets-warriors-girls-win-season-opening-tournament <img src="http://www.thebrightonblade.com/sites/www.thebrightonblade.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_sp_eraghoops1_121014_0.jpg" alt="Eagle Ridge&amp;#039;s Jordon Cox gets in the way of The Pinnacle&amp;#039;s Jacey Ovalle during the first round of the Front Range Baptist Academy tournament in Fort Collins Dec. 4." title="Eagle Ridge&amp;#039;s Jordon Cox gets in the way of The Pinnacle&amp;#039;s Jacey Ovalle during the first round of the Front Range Baptist Academy tournament in Fort Collins Dec. 4." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <b>FORT COLLINS &mdash;</b> A rough start to the girls basketball season for Eagle Ridge Academy wound up not so bad after all.</p> <p class="p1"> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Warriors captured a win in three games at the Front Range Baptist Academy tournament. The victory came at the expense of Belleview Christian Dec. 6 by a score of 41-7. No stats were available for either team.</span></p>