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Today's Sports

  • Brighton baseball team claims...

    A 35-13 record is nothing to sneeze at.

    But it’s that 35th win that the members of the Brighton 15U baseball team will remember for a long time.

    The last win of the squad’s summer season meant the state championship for the age group in the Colorado Baseball League. The team also won a league title this summer.

    Most of the team is incoming sophomores. Thirteen of the 15 players will be in 10th grade.

  • Anderson follows sister’s lead...

    Prairie View High School is about to see another athletic Anderson in its midst.

    Meet Gregory Anderson. If his last name sounds familiar, his sister is Aleksandra Anderson, who continued her track career at the University of North Dakota.

  • Vaden, ex-PVHS standout, waits...

    Prairie View alum Jordon Vaden is within sniffing distance of a shot with the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars.

    He signed a free-agent deal with the team and took part in the squad’s mini-camp earlier this spring.

    “My first thought was, ‘It’s time to get to work,’” he said. “It was a tough wait draft weekend, and that call let me know it’s time to lock in and go get what I’ve been working on for so long.”

  • Jordinelli's benefit golf...

    Jordinelli’s annual charity golf tournament for cancer research tees off at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, with a shotgun start at Heritage at Todd Creek Golf Course, 8455 Heritage Drive, Thornton.

    The cost is $100 per golfer. The cost for lunch is $10 (it’s free to those in the tournament.).

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – April 28

    Baseball

    A six-run fifth inning propelled Eagle Ridge to an 8-1 win over Rocky Mountain Lutheran April 25 in Brighton. No stats were available for the Warriors. Chris Onesky had a base hit for the Eagles and drove in their only run.

     

     

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- May 4

    Lacrosse

    Rocky Mountain beat Prairie View 15-3 in Fort Collins May 1. No stats were available for either team.

    PVHS bounced Jefferson Academy 16-2 in Brighton May 3. No stats were available for either team.

    Baseball

    Prairie View blanked Adams City 12-0 May 2 in Commerce City. Jaydon Tavenner had two hits and four RBIs for the T-Hawks. Dustin Farley had a base hit and drove in two runs. Starting pitcher Josh Sanchez pitched four innings of hitless baseball and struck out six.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard May 4

    Girls soccer

    Brighton rolled to a 10-2 road win vs. Adams City May 3.

    Jenna Maxwell scored four of Brighton's goals. Paige Vogel added a pair. Goalkeeper Makenzie Byrnes had a half-dozen saves.

    No stats were available for the Eagles.

     

  • Brighton athletic schedule --...

    Here's today's schedule, weather permitting:

    Track/field: EMAC league meet, preliminaries, 3 p.m., Hinkley High School, 1250 Chambers Road, Aurora.

    Girls soccer: Brighton @ Holy Family, 6 p.m.; Hinkley @ Prairie View, 6:30 p.m.

    Swimming: Brighton @ Hinkley, 4 p.m.

  • Correction

    In the June 28 and July 5 issues of the Brighton Standard Blade, we misidentified Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. 

    The stories were about an athlete who is going to school there for cross country and track and for a former local athlete who talked about her first year of college athletics.

  • Baseball camp

    The University of Northern Colorado’s Future Bear Prospect Camp runs the weekend of Aug. 11 at the Jackson and turf practice fields in Greeley. It’s open to high-school students.