Today's News

  • Crime report June 18

    Reports reflect calls to the Brighton Police Department from June 10 to 17. The reports do not indicate whether arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report. 


    June 17

    Third degree burglary, coin machine – 000 block of North Kuner Road

    Driving under the influence – U.S. Highway 85

  • Riverdale Ridge softball camp starts June 25

    Riverdale Ridge’s inaugural softball clinic runs from June 25 to June 27 at the school, 13380 Yosemite St. Call 970-318-1130 with questions.

  • PVHS' Mikhail Sands heads for Wayne (Neb.) State

    Prairie View’s Mikhail Sands made his college choice over the weekend. He picked Wayne (Nebraska) State University.

    Sands is recovering from a torn meniscus suffered during wrestling season. Hhe put his recovery time at between nine and 12 weeks.

  • Honors for BHS' Velasquez

    Brighton’s David Velasquez was an honorable-mention, all-state selection this spring. Leagues and coaches cast the votes, and chsaanow.com, ColoradoPreps.com and MaxPreps released the results last week.

  • PVHS' Marble, Vincel moving on in college basketball

    Former Prairie View standout Trey Marble will continue his basketball career at Western Wyoming Community College.

    His former team’s Twitter page made the announcement.

  • All-conference honors for ERA's Sparks

    Eagle Ridge Academy’s Trent Sparks earned all-conference honors in baseball this spring.

  • All-comers track and field

    Here are the results of the June 7 Brighton all-comers track meet.


    100m Dash:

     9- and 10-year-old girls: Claire Friedman- 15.00. 9- and 10-year-old boys: Christian Twyman. 11- and 12-year-old girls: Destinee Paris, 15.19. 11- and 12-year-old boys: Cullin McRae, 14.96. 13- and 14-year-old girls: Lexie Lit, 14.59. 13- and 14-year-old boys: Abraham Bujanos, 14.16.


    200-meter dash

  • Startzer looks ahead after end of spring football camp

    The two-week spring practice finished for Prairie View High School earlier this month.

    But PVHS coach Ben Startzer is looking ahead to late August when the T-Hawks open the season against rival Brighton High School. It’s a home game for PVHS Friday, Aug. 24.

    “The season starts very early this year with the switching of the calendar, so we have lots to accomplish in a short amount of time,” he said.

  • BHS puts wraps on spring football

    It’s on to other business for Brighton High School’s football team.

    The Bulldogs finished their allotted two weeks of spring camp, and BHS coach Casey Pelton was happy with what he saw.

    “We are excited about out progress this spring,” he said. “We lost a special senior class and have had great competition trying to fill these spots.”

  • New team in town wraps up its first football mini-camp

    Riverdale Ridge football coach Wayne Voorhees was beaming before his team’s first intrasquad scrimmage June 15, and it wasn’t because of the sound of people playing football.

    “Things have been great,” he said. “We’ve been lucky. The kids are working hard. They are coachable. For us, the big thing is they want to be good. And to be as young as they are and as coachable as they are, that’s awesome.”