Today's Sports

  • Finding balance





    FORT LUPTON — As a college student, Jodi Rinard brought her love of gymnastics and horseback riding along with her to the campus of Mount Holyoke College, in Massachusetts, where she learned of a club that combined gymnastics and horseback riding. 

  • Rahrich goes top-level for...

    BRIGHTON – To paraphrase a well-known line from “The Godfather,” Brighton’s Melissa Rahrich latched onto an offer for college she couldn’t refuse.

    The offer came from Stony Brook University, an NCAA Division I program in New York. She verbally committed and hasn’t signed her letter of intent.

  • Continuing to aim high

    BRIGHTON — Brighton School District 27J is hoping the athletic pastures are greener beyond the walls of the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference.

    Brighton and Prairie View high schools would like to join the Front Range League for the next two-year cycle. Three of its schools are within a 30-minute drive from Brighton.

  • Playoffs to change in 2016

    AURORA — It’s out with seeding committees, wild-card points and coaches/administrators. It’s in with a ratings percentage index to determine postseason qualifiers for team sports in the state of Colorado.

  • BHS golf/basketball golf tourney...

    BRIGHTON -- The golf and basketball programs at Brighton High School are sponsoring a fund-raising golf tournament at 7:30 a.m., Aug. 29, at Riverdale Golf Course.

    The cost is $100 per golfer or $360 per four-person team. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and the tourney is limited to 144 golfers.

    Call 303-217-0541 or 303-968-9859 with questions.

  • Olympic soccer comes to Commerce...

    COMMERCE CITY — Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City will host the finals of the group phase of the 2015 Olympic qualifying championship Oct. 6-7.

    The finals are in Sandy, Utah, Oct. 10 and 13.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Aug. 29


    FORT MORGAN -- Fort Morgan stopped Eagle Ridge 25-17, 24-26, 15-11 in the first round of the season-opening Fort Morgan Invitational volleyball tournament Aug. 29.

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Aug....


    WESTMINSTER -- Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference north area tournament at Huyland Hills Golf Course Aug. 27.

    Taron Ford led the way. He fired a 68. Hunter Nicholas (74) and Jacob Jose (89) were the other point-producers for the T-Hawks. Carter Nordhus had a 91, and Justin Cutler carded a 98.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard Aug. 29


    WESTMINSTER -- Brighton finished second in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference north area tournament Aug. 27 at Hyland Hills. BHS had 246 team strokes, 15 shots behind the Prairie View ThunderHawks.

    Austin Ross led the Bulldogs with an 81. Ryan Kropp carded an 82, and Chaz Hunter finished with an 83.


    Grand Junction got past Brighton 4-3 in Brighton Aug. 28. No stats were available for either team.

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  • Girls basketball clinic Aug. 29

    The Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports is sponsoring a clinic at Strasburg High School, 56729 E. Colorado Ave., from 1 to 5 p.m., Aug. 29.

    The clinician is Dean Lockwood, the coach of the University of Tennessee. The session also features Sherri Frye, former associate athletic director at Washington State University and the University of Northern Colorado. Sign up at www.colocgs.org/basketball.