Today's Sports

  • BHS cracks state soccer...



    Jonathan Maness

    Sports Correspondent


    BRIGHTON — It has taken four years for Kevin Barnes’ Brighton Bulldogs to advance to the class 5A state soccer playoffs, and now that they are they are there, they are ready to make noise. 

  • PVHS scores last, captures...

    DENVER — The numbers fit the type of game Prairie View and Denver East played Oct. 17 at All-City Stadium.

  • Mauro stops Bulldogs short of...

    BRIGHTON — The script for Brighton High School’s softball team didn’t include anything about a first-round loss in the state 5A tournament Oct. 17 at Aurora Sports Park.

    Columbine’s Rachel Mauro made sure the script wasn’t worth very much. She hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to eliminate the Bulldogs 5-4.

  • Prairie View closes out its...

    NORTHGLENN — Joseph Langer was first across the finish line for the Prairie View cross country team in the boys race of the class 5A, Region 4 regional cross country meet Oct. 17. He finished in a time of 17:29.8. Others in the top five for the T-Hawks were Xavier Hunt (53rd, 18:09.7), Garrett Trudell (60th, 18:32.2), Gary Kurtz (68th, 18:49.5) and Adam Elias (90th, 19:34.4).

  • Bulldogs finding their groove,...



    Jonathan Maness

    Sports Correspondent


    BRIGHTON — The Brighton High School football team is getting hot at the right time. 

    After a slow start, the Bulldogs have reeled off three consecutive wins and topped Thornton in dominating fashion 35-6 Oct. 17. 

  • Volleyball: Prairie View...

    BRIGHTON -- Prairie View's volleyball team cruised to a 25-16, 25-16, 25-22 home-floor win against Fruita Monument Oct. 10.

    Lexi Kite led the charge at the net with 10 kills. Serena Bruin and Kelsie Antcliff had seven. Lauren Gonzales added six. Bianca Asheim Antcliff, Bruin and Kite had a block. Macy Thomas recorded 26 assists, and Antcliff had the only two aces for the T-Hawks.

  • Warriors in good shape for...

    BRIGHTON — Eagle Ridge’s volleyball team seems in good shape for another appearance in the postseason.

  • BHS' postseason tennis...

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton's Ben Randall was the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference's tennis player of the year this season. He also was named a first-team, all-conference performer.

    Kaden Swarr (No. 3 singles), Dylan Gagon and Hiroto Hyashi (No. 1 doubles) and Ryan Smith and Keegan Estrella (No. 4  doubles) also earned first-team, all-conference honors. James Evangelista (No. 2 singles) was a second-team, all-conference choice.

    Brighton won the EMAC title this season.

  • 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.

  • BHS scoreboard


    Brighton stopped Aurora Central 25-7, 25-9, 25-17 in Brighton Oct. 13. Shaylee Befus had 11 kills to pace the Bulldogs' offense. Kendra Swackenberg was next with four. and she added five aces. Erika White had two blocks.

    BHS also beat Hinkley 25-12, 25-13, 25-15 Oct. 14 on Brighton's floor. White and Tori Ratliff had  six kills. Sarah Shivley added four. Maddie Cloutier had three aces.


    Adams City shut out Brighton 2-nil in Commerce City Oct. 14.