Today's Sports

  • One more batch of college letter...

    Three more Brighton High School athletes inked letters of intent May 25 to continue in the world of college athletics.

    Golfer Ryan Kropp signed on with the University of Texas-Dallas to study mechanical engineering.

    "It was what I was looking for in experience and golfing," he said. "And they happened to have my degree."

    Volleyball player Samantha King is heading to Montana State University at Billings to continue playing volleyball.

  • Off to college athletics for PV...

    Two more athletes from Prairie View High School signed college letters of intent May 25.

    Brad Lehmann Jr. will take his wrestling skills to Midland University in Fremont, Neb. PJ Gallegos, who transferred to Prairie View from Bishop Machebeuf High School, signed to play football at Fort Hays (Kan.) State.

  • ‘New’ approach pays off big for...

    LAKEWOOD – After the first of her three events at the state 5A track-and-field meet, Brighton’s Kiana Gomez had one goal in mind, and it wasn’t specific results.

    “I just want to come out here and just do my best and have fun,” she said. “It’s my senior year. I just want to have fun out here. I’m more relaxed than the last three years. It’s going to be a fun meet.

  • PVHS’ Anderson takes home one...

    LAKEWOOD – Such is the way of the world of state level competition in high school sports.

    Prairie View’s Aleksandra Anderson placed eighth in the 300-meter hurdles at the state track meet May 21 at Jefferson County Stadium. Her time in the finals was 45.67 seconds.

  • Asheim takes 15th in state discus

                LAKEWOOD – It wasn’t the sort of outing Prairie View’s Bianca Asheim wanted at the state 5A track-and-field meet May 19.

  • White plows through nerves for...

    LAKEWOOD – The most common word that Brighton’s Erika White mentioned during the state 5A track-and-field meet at Jefferson County Stadium was “nervous.”

    Even so, she made it onto the podium for a ninth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles and a 10th-place showing in the girls shot put.

    She was nervous in the 100-meter hurdles, where she finished ninth in a time of 15.47. Her preliminary race time was 0.29 of a second faster.

  • College pipeline working for...

                Even in mid-May, Prairie View High School athletes are getting looks from colleges for the next school year.

                Three more – Bianca Asheim, Zach Massey and Justin McClanahan – made their choices May 16.


  • Three more PVHS players sign to...

    Three more Prairie View High School athletes took the plunge and signed with college athletic programs May 16.

    Justin McClanahan and Zach Massey are heading for Trinidad State Junior College for baseball. Bianca Asheim is going to the University of St Marys in St Marys, Kan.

    PVHS athletic director Heath Wilson praised the three.

  • Time to reflect for PVHS

    DENVER – The post-mortems for the Prairie View baseball season started earlier than the team and its fans expected.

    Yes, there was an Eastern Metro Athletic Conference championship to crow about. And yes, there was a berth in the district round of the playoffs.

    “We were league champions,” said catcher Evan Bolin. “I think that’s the first time in history, so that’s a big deal.”

  • Shipp signs on with Augusta (Ill...

    Eagle Ridge Academy's Arianne Shipp had a choice of college sports. After all, she played volleyball and basketball for the Warriors and ran track and cross country for nearby Brighton High School.

    She settled on indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country, and she signed a college letter of intent with Augustana (Ill.) College May 16.