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Community Sports

  • AAU youth cross country
    ORLANDO, FLA. – Loenela Solano of the Platte River Track Club finished 13th among area qualifiers for the 2010 AAU Cross Country Championships Dec. 4.     Solano, competing in the 13-year-old age group, finished the 4K race in 16 minutes 59.07 seconds.     Other results were:
  • World Cups going overseas
    Denver in general and Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City in particular will have to wait for their chance to host soccer's World Cup. FIFA, the governing association of international soccer, awarded the 2018 tournament to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar Thursday morning. The U.S. was one of the last four countries under consideration for the 2022 tournament. Those involved with the bidding for the World Cup touted several sites around Denver, including Dick's, as potential sites for tournament games. The United States last hosted the World Cup in 1994.
  • Lopez calls BSA players for a spring reunion
    BRIGHTON – If you played in the Brighton Softball Association many years ago, Ray Flores wants to hear from you.     He’s trying to organize a spring reunion of association players. Some of its alumni include former Mayor Jan Pawlowski, her husband, Norm, and Bob Besaw. Some of the former team names were “The Outlaws,” “Platte Valley,” “Tail Feathers,” “Bait and Bullet,” “Hottmans,” and “Formby’s.”
  • City softball renedezous in works
        Do the names “The Outlaws,” “Platte Valley,” “Tail Feathers,” “Bait and Bullet,” “Hottmans,” and “Formby’s” ring a bell?     They were members of the Brighton Softball Association, and Ray Flores wants to get as many former players together for a reunion in May.     Those interested in participating should contact Flores at rayflores2@netzero.net or by calling 720-261-3779.
  • AAU youth cross country
        Alyc Smith, Kristina Martinez, Alexander Pawlak, Rachael Lopez. Leonela Solona and Chase Addison  of the Platte River Track Club qualified for the national AAU meet in Florida Dec. 4.
  • Valentine, Mock claim top times in Brighton’s Turkey Trot
        BRIGHTON – Justin Mock and Jennifer Valentine turned in the fastest times in the 26th annual Brighton Turkley Trot Saturday morning.
  • Turkey Trot steps off Saturday
    BRIGHTON -- The 26th version of the Brighton Turkey Trot steps off from the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave., at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 20. Awards will be given to the first-, second- and third-place male and female finishers in each age division for runners and walkers. It is a qualifying race for next year's Bolder Boulder. Five hundred sixty people took part in last year's Turkey Trot.
  • Youth football scores
    Seven-year-olds Broomfield Blitz Navy 32, Brighton Silver 0 Raiders 12, Brighton Red 0   Eight-year-olds Brighton White 26, Blitz White 12 Brighton Red 19, Brighton Silver 13 Nine-year-olds Lafayette 14, Brighton Red 6 Brighton White 20, Broomfield Blitz Navy 14     In this game, Brighton used a touchdown on the last play of the game to cap off a 10-0 season with a championship win against Broomfield.
  • First-year soccer team goes 6-2
    Joe Samson Contributing writer     The Platte Valley Soccer program’s 8-and-under boys squad, a first-year team under the direction of coach Devon Gendreau, showed excellent growth in Platte Valley’s development program, according to the coach.
  • Youth football
        Brighton White 12 trounced Boulder 44-0 in youth football action Saturday morning. The contest was stopped after the third quarter because of the league’s mercy rule. The game was scheduled to be in Boulder. But last week’s wildfire forced the game to be moved to Brighton.     It didn’t seem to matter to the Brighton White squad. Brighton turned in a huge first quarter. Braden Forney scored two touchdowns. Drew Petit recorded a quarterback sack. Cameron Ritchey scored as well.