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Today's Sports

  • Point guards face tall task of...

    It’s a job that is part floor leader, part psychiatrist and part-time scorer.

    Welcome to the world of a basketball point guard, whose job is to run the offense, find open players for good shots at the basket, act as the “go-to” person for his or her team and, if necessary, act as the on-floor club booster.

    The point guard for Brighton’s girls basketball team is a shooting guard for her club team.

  • Applewhite's journey coming...

    FORT COLLINS — Bryan Applewhite may have strong ties to the Johnny Cash song, “I’ve Been Everywhere.”

  • Baca places at Top of Rockies...

    LAFAYETTE -- Brighton's Ray Baca finished fourth at this year's Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament at Centaurus High School Jan. 24.

    Baca, competing at 120 pounds, lost his first match in the third round Jan. 23. He won four straight matches Jan. 24 before losing in the third-place match.

    Thirty-three teams from six states sent wrestlers to the tournament.

    BHS finished 11th in the team standings.

  • MLS all-star game returns to...

     DENVER -- Major League Soccer will bring its all-star game to Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m., July 29.

    The announcement was made at a press conference at Union Station Jan. 21.

  • Prep wrestling: Brighton regains...

    BRIGHTON — If you believe in the idea of “making a statement” during athletics, then Brighton High School’s wrestling team made a statement complete with several exclamation points Jan. 21.

    BHS routed Prairie View 66-3 on the T-Hawks’ mats.

  • T-Hawks slip past Bulldogs in...

    By Jonathan Maness, Sports Correspondent

    HENDERSON – The Jan. 16 slugfest between archrivals Brighton and Prairie View came down to the final seconds as the ThunderHawks pulled off a nail-biting, 53-51 victory. 

  • Early lead holds as PVHS girls...

    Jonathan Maness, Sports Correspondent

    HENDERSON — Sometimes the hoop seems larger than it appears, and that was the case for the Prairie View girls squad Jan. 16. 

  • Everyone comes up a winner at...

    BRIGHTON – Five teams of basketball players are on the floor at Prairie View Middle School Jan. 13.

           They are prepping for a tournament, the likes of which will make for a special morning of hoops.

  • PVHS baseball team headed to...

    BRIGHTON — There aren’t many teams that wouldn’t trade the cold, unpredictable spring weather of Colorado for the promise of warm sunshine.

    Prairie View’s baseball team thinks so, too. The ThunderHawks are on their way to the Louisville Slugger Select Classic, a four-game tournament at Perfect Game Park South in Emerson, Ga.

  • Rivalry wings Warriors' way

    BRIGHTON — Winning a game is one thing.

    Beating a rival is another thing. Beating your rival for the first time since anyone can remember is something else.