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Today's Sports

  • Severance sails to sixth-place...

    LAKEWOOD – A year ago, Prairie View’s Skyler Severance wanted to clear 6-feet-6-inches at the state 5A track-and-field meet.

    He had to wait a year to cross that off his list.: Severance cleared 6-6 at this year’s state 5A track meet and finished sixth in the field. A year ago, he wound up 10th.

  • BHS has to make early plans for...

    COLORADO SPRINGS – The good news for Brighton High School girls soccer coach Gonzalo Godinez Luna is he loses just one player – Anna lisa Vasquez – to graduation.

    The bad news is he and the rest of the Bulldogs have to think about the 2016 season so early.

  • Kriske gets one-day sample of...

    LOVELAND – Prairie View freshman Emma Kriske got a chance to experience state-tournament level golf in Loveland May 18, if only for a day.

    Rain and unplayable conditions washed out the second of the two-round tournament. The ThunderHawks’ freshman fired a 50-47 – 97 on a cold, windy morning at the Olde Course. She finished 75th in the field.

  • Bruce’s first time at state golf...

    LOVELAND – Prairie View’s MaClay Bruce offered a rather succinct summary of her only round at this year’s state 5A golf tournament at the Olde Course in Loveland.

    “The front nine that we played, I did horrible. On the back nine, I started doing better, started getting pars and birdies,” she said. 

  • Gomez bounces back for sixth-...

    LAKEWOOD – Brighton’s Kiana Gomez had a tough first day in the state 5A track-and-field meet  May 14 at Jeffco Stadium.

    Of three tries at the long jump, only one counted, and that leap of 35 feet 5 ¼ inches put her in 10th place.

  • Herrera puts family first, steps...

    FORT LUPTON – In the end, Joseph Herrera decided family came first and football coaching came second.

    Herrera, a Brighton native who had been Fort Lupton High School’s football coach for a season, stepped down May 6.

  • New schools snatch BHS’...

    BRIGHTON –Brighton High School’s Miguel Martinez and Aby Smidt signed letters of intent April 29 to continue their respective track careers.

    Martinez is joining high school teammate Brandon Fernandez at Mesa State University in Grand Junction to run track and field, and to study athletic training.

  • Keefe lands two, top 18...

    LAKEWOOD – Brighton’s Thomas Keefe qualified for the state 5A track-and-field meet in the long jump and in the high jump, both of which took place May 15 at Jeffco Stadium, in Lakewood. It’s the first and only trip to state for the BHS senior, and he was happy to be part of the experience.

  • Little Britches Rodeo returns to...

    BRIGHTON -- The seventh annual Little Britches Rodeo takes over the Adams County Fairgrounds this weekend. It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 30, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 31.

    Contestants from 5 to 18 come from the state of Colorado and from out of state as well. They travel each weekend to compete for points and, perhaps, a spot in the Natioonal Little Britches Rodeo in July. There's also a cash payout for the top contestants in each event.

  • Anderson takes pair of top-18...

    LAKEWOOD – Prairie View’s Aleksandra Anderson finished eighth in her heat and 16th overall in the girls 300-meter hurdles May 15 at the state 5A track-and-field meet. Her time was 46.45 seconds, and she was not happy about it.