Today's Sports

  • McNeal, former PVHS football...




    Update: Services for Ronell McNeal will be Dec. 15 at Divine Love Church, 10690 Del Mar Circle, Aurora. The time has not been announced.

    The family set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for his funeral expenses. The link is https://www.gofundme.com/funeral-expenses-ronell-mcneal-jr.


    Ronell McNeal Jr., former Prairie View football player who played on the national championship team for Colorado State University-Pueblo, died Dec. 6.

  • Brighton Invitational tourney...

    Brighton's first-ever invitational tourney starts Dec. 13. BHS, Prairie View, Mountain Range, Gateway, Fort Collins, Golden, Windsor, Cheyenne East and Legacy high schools are expected to send teams to the tournament.

    Games are at BHS.

    Here's the schedule:

    Dec. 13: Girls games .. Gateway vs. Fort Collins, 4 p.m.; Prairie View vs. Mountain Range, 5:30 p.m.; Prairie View vs. Mountain Range, 5:30 p.m.; Brighton vs. Legacy, 7 p.m.

  • ERA gets boost from defense in...

    Player and coach agreed. Eagle Ridge’s defense was the key to a 15-point Warriors’ win against Fort Lupton Nov. 30.

    The final score was 62-47, and the game was the season opener for both teams.

  • Estrella moving on to Kansas...

    Talk about the penultimate in one-stop shopping.

    Prairie View’s Keegan Estrella visited one college campus and liked it so much, he signed a letter of intent to play tennis at Kansas Wesleyan University.

  • PVHS boys basketball adds...

    LAKEWOOD – Prairie View High School's boys basketball team won't have to wait much longer to start the season.

    PVHS faces Bruce Randolph in the opening round of the initial Alameda International Winter Classic. Tip time is 7 p.m., Dec. 6, at Alameda High School.

    The winner gets either Venture Prep or Ridgeview Academy at 7 p.m., Dec. 9. The first-game losers play at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 9.

    PVHS' first four games of the season were canceled because of problems with scheduling contracts.

  • Strong showings for area...

    The wrestling tournament season began in earnest for Prairie View and Brighton's wrestling teams Dec. 3 at the Adams County tournament at Adams City High School.

    Here are the weight class results:

    106 pounds: Antonio Guerrero, BHS, 3-0; Alex Bovenzi, Prairie View, 2-1

    113: Johnny Sanchez, BHS, 3-0; Isaiah Roybal, PVHS, 3-0

    120: Levi Romero, PVHS, 3-0; Jarron Martinez≤ BHS, 2-1

    126: Dessmund Prospero, BHS, 3-0; Mason Morales, PVHS, 3-0

    132: Bryson Krohn, BHS, 3-0; Austin McFadden, PVHS, 3-0

  • BHS starts wrestling season
  • New face, experience dot BHS...

    Brighton’s new girls basketball coach took over a program that is long on experience.

    Greg Wellesley found a roster with seven seniors’ names on it, including that of Jessica Baker.

  • Changes in store for PVHS boys...

    Prairie View’s Keith Wyatt hopes a full year of knowledge of the boys basketball team at Prairie View High School will pay off in a big way this season.

    “I’m going to let them decide,” Wyatt said. “I want to see how serious they want to be about this season.”

  • Lopez returns from overseas...

    From high school to college to professional softball.

    That’s the extent of former Brighton High School player Joslynn Lopez’s curriculum vitae of late.

    But there was this side trip to Vienna for the professional softball piece. She played for a team named “Pewees.”