Sports Briefs

  • BHS baseball fundraiser Nov. 8

    Brighton High School’s baseball team will host a breakfast fundraiser from 7 to 10 a.m., Nov. 8, at Chili’s, 2211 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton.

    Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. Proceeds from the breakfast and silent auction help support costs for players and the program. Email rgarza@sd27j.org with questions.

  • Dawg Run Oct. 12

    Brighton’s football boosters organization is hosting The Dawg Run, a pet friendly 5k run/walk at 10 a.m., Oct. 12.

    It starts and ends at  Brighton High School, 270 S. Eighth Ave. Food, music and door prizes are part of the agenda. So is a party after the event.

  • International soccer comes to area Sept. 9

    The national teams from Mexico and Bolivia are scheduled to play a friendly at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Sept. 9.

    Kickoff is at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are available at the stadium.

  • Brighton blood drive June 5

    Bonfils Blood Center has an upcoming blood drives slated for the Brighton area.

    From 10 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. on June 5, a blood drive will be held at the Recreation Center Conference Rooms, 555 N. 11th Ave.

    For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-230

  • Fort Lupton Optimist Club Garage Sale May 17

    Saturday, May 17, is the date for the annual Ft. Lupton Optimist Club garage sale at R&M Services, 622 First Ave. in Ft. Lupton. The selling hours will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    In case of rain, the sale will be held on Sunday, May 18. Organizers are looking for household items in good working condition. Children’s clothing and toys are highly saleable. All donations are tax deductible and receipts are offered. Proceeds go toward the Fort Lupton Optimist Club senior scholarships. 

  • Brighton Sports Scoreboard, Sept. 18


    Brighton High School swept to a three-set win against Mountain Range Sept. 10.

    “The team had a great night coming out strong from the start and all girls contributed,” BHS coach Meghan Law said. 

    No stats were immediately available for either team.


    Junior striker Andree Salazar scored both goals for Brighton as the Bulldogs beat Mountain View 2-1 Sept. 10 in heavy rain.

  • Prairie View soccer all-conference

        Prairie View goalkeeper Rachel Rawlins, defender Karissa Johnson and midfielder Jenia Crail were first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference selections this season.
        Daly Miller was the lone second-team pick. The ThunderHawks advanced to the state 5A playoffs for the first time and finished with a 9-7 record.


  • Competitive softball team needs players

        The Colorado Intensity Softball program in Commerce City is looking for 9- and 10-year-old girls to play on a second-year, 10U team in USSSA, ASA and Triple Crown tournaments in the 2011 season as well as a competitive doubleheader league. Call 303-229-4848.

  • Junior cross country

        CENTENNIAL – The Platte River Track Club qualified for the regional Junior Olympic cross country meet in Arizona.