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Today's Sports

  • Brighton girls swimming shows no...

    BRIGHTON — Veteran Brighton swim coach Carl Diehl may be in the lead for the understatement of the year.

    “The girls team had a very rewarding season,” he said. “How can you go wrong with a 7-0 league record, 7-1 overall and our 15th consecutive league championship?’

  • CHSAA ponders growing state...

    AURORA — When it comes to the state basketball tournaments in class 4A and 5A, the Colorado High School Activities Association may be thinking “more is better.”

  • Brighton's girls basketball...

    BOULDER — The girls basketball season didn’t start out as if Brighton was going to be a postseason contender.

    The Bulldogs went 2-8 in December and lost three of four in January.

    Then things turned around. The Bulldogs won six straight to send the season and earned a spot in the state 5A basketball tournament.

  • Castle View ends Prairie View...

    CASTLE ROCK -- Castle View knocked off Prairie View 84-45 in the first round of the state 5A girls basketball tournament Feb. 24 on the Sabercats' floor.

    No game stats were immediately available for either team. PVHS finished the season with a record of 10-14.

  • Lessons learned as Brighton...

    DENVER — Brighton freshman Nathan Baca had his first experience as a state tournament wrestler Feb. 19-20. And though he didn’t place among the top six at 138 pounds, he picked up some pointers for future trips to Pepsi Center.

  • BHS boys score rivalry win on...

    By Jonathan Maness, Sports Correspondent

    BRIGHTON — The record may not have shown it, but it was a successful season for the Brighton and Prairie View boys’ basketball team. 

  • Prep basketball: Eagle Ridge...

    BRIGHTON -- Eagle Ridge Academy's girls team will travel to Lutheran High School in Parker for the first round of the state 3A girls basketball playoffs.

    The Warriors (8-12 overall) drew the 30th seed in the tourney. Lutheran (21-1) is the No. 3 seed. The game will be March 6 at 3:45 p.m. The winner gets the winner of the game between Trinidad and Platte Valley high schools, which will be at Lutheran High School at 7:15 p.m., March 6. The second-round match is March 7, starting at 3 p.m.

  • Prep basketball: Brighton,...

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton's basketball teams closed out the regular season with wins against their cross-town rivals, the Prairie View ThunderHawks, Feb. 20.

    The final score of the girls game was 45-40. Jessica Baker led the Bulldogs with 14 points. Tavia Weis added 10. No stats were available for the ThunderHawks.

    Both schools advanced to the state 5A tournament. Brighton drew an 11th seed and will visit sixth-seeded Fairview at 6 p.m., Feb. 24. Prairie View earned a 12th seed and will head for fifth-seeded Castle View at 7 p.m., Feb. 24.  

  • Brighton athletic schedule Feb....

    Here is today's Brighton area prep sports schedule:

    Girls basketball: Confluence League district playoffs .. Eagle Ridge vs. Aurora West Prep, Ridge View Academy, 28101 E. Quincy Ave., Watkins, Colo., 5:30 p.m. 

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Feb. 18

    Boys basketball

    Denver School of Science and Technology beat Eagle Ridge 101-41 in Denver Feb. 17.

    ERA's Justin Gutowski had 13 points to pace the Warriors. Josh Ennis was next with eight. Nick Holmes paced DSST with 20 points.