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Today's Sports

  • Track and field team comes...

     

     

    Katelyn Clark-Martin

    Contributing writer

     

    BRIGHTON — Miggy Martinez has dealt with his mother’s journey living with multiple sclerosis for about nine years. Each year, Martinez joins his family in an awareness walk for M.S. 

     

  • Sinn goes down to decision

     

     

    Luke Henderson

    Contributing writer

     

  • Garcia soaks in Australian...

    Brighton’s Jared Garcia summed up his recent wrestling trip to Australia rather succinctly.

    Garcia spent almost two weeks at the Down Under Sports Wrestling Tournament. He was undefeated in his matches. His team finished second.

     

    “The experience was very real,” he said. “Everyone there was talented on a whole other level. The moves were very simple but so aggressive that they won matches.”

  • Canada grabs the gold over Team...

     COMMERCE CITY -- Team Canada made sure there wouldn't be a repeat of its loss to the United States in the 2010 world lacrosse championships July 19.

     

  • Football league alignments in...

    AURORA -- The football league alignments for the next two years are set.

    The Colorado High School's classification and reorganization committee and CHSAA's legislative council made the final approvals July 14.

    Brighton and Prairie View high schools are in the Flatirons Conference. Its other members are Boulder, Denver East, Montbello, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster high schools.

    Preason camps for the ThunderHawks and the Bulldogs start Aug. 4. Formal practice begins Aug. 11, and the first games are Aug. 29.

  • BHS captures state 17U baseball...

    COLORADO SPRINGS – Brighton's 17U Bulldog baseball squad, fresh off the state Connie Mack title, will start its quest for a second state title at 4 p.m., July 23, in the Legion A High School state baseball tournament at Eaton High School.

    Brighton, which drew the No. 2 seed in the field, faces No. 7 Denver East at 4 p.m. The winner gets either Mountain Range or Greeley West in a 4 p.m. game July 24. Eaton High School is the tournament host.

     

  • Brighton’s Haskell aiming for...

    Eli Haskell’s idea is pretty simple.

    The Brighton High School boys golf and basketball coach and girls golf coach wants to get more of a handle on club sports programs for basketball and golf players in Brighton and surrounding areas.

    Haskell wants to avoid using gyms and golf courses as substitute baby-sitters.

  • Armentrout's three hits...

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton's Seth Armentrout pounded out three hits as the Bulldogs beat Mountain Range 9-1 in summer baseball July 15.

    Armentrout had a double among his hits and drove in a run. Cruz Ramirez had two hits and drove in two runs. 

    Armentrout, Jose Treto, Danny Prickett, Brandon Pettinger, Casey Towers, Alex Covarrubias IV and Gavin Gifford combined on a two-hitter. Gifford struck out the side in his one inning of work.

  • Summer softball standings

    Thursday night league

    Field 1

    1. Pitch Don't Trip  7-1
    2. United Power   6-2
    3. Purple Heat  6-3
    4. Front Range Auto  5-3
    5. Cool Running  3-5
    6. Sluggers PCS   3-5
    7. Rekless Barbershop  3-5
    8. Elk Bomb     2-5
    9. Waterman's Brighton  1-7

    Scores

    Front Range Auto 13, Cool Running 3

  • Sign up for youth soccer through...

    The Brighton Recreation Department will take registrations for fall youth soccer through Aug. 3 at 555 N. 11th Ave.

    The cost is $40, and the program is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 12.

    The season runs from Aug. 18 to Oct. 11. Call 303-655-2200 with questions.