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Today's Sports

  • Prairie View sets sights on...

    By Jonathan Maness, Sports correspondent

    THORNTON — The Prairie View baseball team have overcome a lot of adversity this season, and it’s paying dividends. 

  • Severance claims high-jump title...

    LAKEWOOD -- Skyler Severance won the boys high jump at the Ram Charger Invite April 25 at Jeffco Stadium. His top height was 6 feet 2 inches.

    Rj Ramirez took third place in the boys 100-meter dash. Ramirez turned in a time of 11.25 seconds. Donovan Otero wound up third in the 400-meter run, posting a time of 51.71 seconds. Tavish Whelan was third in the 300-meter hurdles, where his time was 41.5.

  • Prairie View girls take EMAC...

    AURORA — Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference girls golf crown.

    The ThunderHawks won both of the conference’s major tournaments this season, including one at Aurora Hills Golf Course April 23. PVHS bested Northglenn by nine shots in the second tournament and beat the Norse by almost 50 strokes over the course of the two tournaments. Brighton High School took third.

  • Brighton's Mordecai takes...

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Brighton's Dan Mordecai captured the championship in the 800-meter run at the Coronado Cougar Classic in Colorado Springs April 24. Mordecai's time of 1:59.3 was 0.74 of a second faster than Cameron Rathmell of Liberty High School.

    He also placed second in the 1,600-meter run, where his time was 4:30.44.

    Brighton's other first-place recipient was Thomas Keefe in the high jump. His top distance was 6 feet 2 inches. Keefe also placed third in the long jump (19-11 3/4).

  • PV-BHS baseball game takes on...

    BRIGHTON -- Prairie View and Brighton high schools are set to play their rivalry baseball game at 4 p.m., May 2.

    The winner claims the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference championship. Both teams figure to be in the state 5A baseball playoffs next month.

    The game will also serve as a fundraiser for a Prairie View baseball player, Brandon Sanchez, who has been sidelined this season because of cancer. Tickets are available through BHS (303-655-4200) and PVHS (303-655-8810).

  • MMA: A win for Sinn at Invicta 12

    KANSAS CITY, MO -- Brighton's Shannon Sinn won her grudge match against Maureen Riordon April 24 at INvicta 12.

    Sinn won by unanimous decision. 

    Sinn, a Brighton High School grad, was making her Invicta debut. Sinn and Riordon were teammates at one time, but there was also a lot of animosity between the pair.

     

  • PV captures EMAC girls golf crown

    AURORA -- Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference girls golf crown.

    The ThunderHawks won both of the conference's major tournaments this season, including one at Aurora Hills Golf Course April 23. PVHS bested Northglenn by nine shots in the second tournament and beat the Norse by almost 50 strokes over the course of the two tournaments. Brighton High School took third.

  • Girls soccer: PV-Legend game...

    PARKER -- Prairie View and Legend high schools will try a third time to play their non-conference girls soccer match.

    The latest attempt is set for 4 p.m., May 1, at 22219 Hilltop Road, Parker.

    The first two tries were snowed out.

  • Camden Graves signs on for...

    BRIGHTON — Sterling (Kan.) College, the next stop for Camden Graves, offered him a chance to sign his college letter of intent and train with his new team last fall.

    However, Graves — who is homeschooled and plays with the Eagle Ridge Academy team — had just turned 17 at the time. So he and his family decided to wait.

  • Former Brighton swimmer joins CU...

    ATLANTA — The University of Colorado swimming club won the East Coast Collegiate Swim and Dive Club national championships at the Georgia Tech pool. Somewhere in the middle of the competition was former Brighton swimmer Grant Shibao. Shibao graduated from BHS in 2013.