Today's Sports

  • Brighton’s Wagner tabbed state...



    Samantha DeMers

    Brighton HS student

    Twenty-three years ago, Tom Wagner, Brighton’s head wrestling coach, was accepting his third, first-place wrestler of the year award in his weight class. He was also watching his coach at the time, Tom Cortez, accept the award for the Colorado High School Athletics and Activities Association’s coach of the year. 

  • Baseball: Brighton routs Hosanna...

    Brighton High School started its spring break road trip on a strong note March 29. BHS routed Hosannah Christian 16-1 in five innings.

    The Bulldogs scored all 16 runs in the first four innings. Dylon Stricklett, Liam Eddy, Gerin Szafraniec and Javier Saenz had three RBIs. Saenz had a home run and a double. Eddy added a triple. Eric LaRue struck out seven in three innings of work. Saenz finished up and struck out five in two innings of relief pitching.

  • Duke White Field rechristened

    It was a chance to watch baseball in Brighton and to learn a little something about past baseball in Brighton, all rolled into about 2 ½ hours March 25.

    Before Brighton High School’s present team dismantled Monarch 11-1, a 30-minute ceremony saluted the namesake of Brighton’s field, Dumond “Duke” White. 

    Members of White’s family were in attendance.

  • Baseball: BHS opens season with...

    Brighton started its baseball season a bit later than other teams in Colorado. But that didn't seem to hurt the Bulldogs March 25.

    BHS rolled to an 10-1 win against Monarch at Duke White Field.

    Jose Treto had two hits and three RBIs. Liam Eddy, who was the winning pitcher, added a home run and a pair of RBIs. Eddy struck out six in four innings of work.

  • Building blocks in place for new...

    Eagle Ridge Academy’s first venture into prep baseball includes the typical highs and lows one might expect.

    Some of that was on display March 16 when Skyview Academy beat the Warriors 13-3 at the Adams County Justice Center fields in Brighton. As has been the case for much of the young season, it was one inning that harmed the Warriors severely.

  • Track: PVHS' Peterson wins...

    KEENESBURG – Prairie View's Shannon Peterson won the girls 100-meter title at the fourth annual Weld Central Early Bird Invitational March 16.

    She turned in a time of 16.8 seconds.

    Myia Morales was third in the 200-meter dash. Her time was 27.26. She also placed fourth in the 400-meter run, where her time was 1:04.82. Alexx Mcmillan wound up fourth in the 1,600-meters in a time of 6:01.07. Kasia Poulson was fifth in the 1,600-meters. Her time was 6:16.11. Madelyn Schmidt was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 52.23.

  • Track: Green, Weliever have big...

    KEENESBURG – Brighton's Kiran Green seems to like distance running.

    She won the 800-meter run (2:29.08) at the fourth annual Weld Central Early Season Invite March 16 and took second in the 3,200-meter run (12:50.65).

    Elsewhere, Sarah Tiffany was third in the long jump (15-2 1/2), fifth in the 100-meter dash, where her time was 13.7, and took sixth in the 200-meters (28.64). Tiffany also finished 10th in the 400-meter run, where her time was 1:08.61.

  • Odd doubleheader -- baseball and...
  • Freshman power

    The phrase “youth will be served” seems to be holding true for the Prairie View girls soccer team in the early stages of the season.

    The ThunderHawks won their first three games of the season, including a 2-0, home-field decision against Pomona March 16. It marked the first time in school history that the ThunderHawks won their three opening games of a girls soccer season.

    Eighteen members of the roster are in either ninth or 10th grade.

  • Every which way but out