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Sports Briefs

  • BHS sending runners to Nike Southwest Regional meet

    BRIGHTON —  Brighton High School is sending a small contingent to the Nike Southwest Regional meet in Phoenix this weekend.

    The members are Aby Smidt, Caitlin Cunningham, Kaila Green, Kailey Hansen, Alicia and Julie Montoya, Alex Gregory, Frankki Ramirez, Dan Mordecai, Juan Martinez, Kalen Taylor, Zach Polliard, Nick DeSplinter, Vaughn Wilson and Anthony Herman.

  • Prairie View all-conference volleyball

    HENDERSON — Six members of Prairie View’s volleyball players earned all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference honors this season.

    The first-team choices were Lexi Kite, Serena Bruin and Kelsie Antcliff. The second-team picks were Bianca Asheim, Lauren Gonzales and Macy Thomas.

    Prairie View won the EMAC championship and advanced to the regional round of the playoffs.

  • Eagle Ridge Academy all-conference volleyball honorees named

    BRIGHTON — Sidney Benson and Jordyn Cox were named to the first team of all-conference performers in the class 3A Confluence League this season.

    Second-team members for the Warriors were Hannah Williams, Ellie Lewis and Lexi Cox. The honorable-mention recipients were Amber Cline and Brianna Evans.

  • Prairie View cross country all-conference honorees named

    HENDERSON — Prairie View put two of its cross country runners on the all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference teams this season.

    What’s more, Joe Langer and Morgan Taylor were first-team recipients, thanks to their finishes at the league meet in Aurora in October.

  • Prairie View all-conference soccer honorees named

    BRIGHTON — Tyler Hood of Prairie View earned second-team, all-conference recognition in boys soccer this season.

    Honorable-mention awards went to Sergio M. Ontiveros, Nicholas Maldonado, John Maldonado, Martin Mayo and Seth Egan.

  • Regional volleyball: Eagle Ridge a win short of state berth

    NEW CASTLE — Even though the Nov. 1 regional volleyball tournament didn’t end in Eagle Ridge’s favor, it was quite a wrap-up to quite a successful season.

    The Warriors and Coal Ridge High School traded victories in the first four sets before the hosts won the regional championship and a berth into last week’s state 3A volleyball tournament.

  • 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