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High School Sports

  • Seven BHS athletes moving on to college athletics

      Seven Brighton High School athletes know where they are going to continue their respective athletic and academic interests next school year.

    Their combined letter signing was Nov. 14 in the school auditorium.

    Halie Litwin signed with Black Hills State University in South Dakota to play softball. 

    "I'm scared, nervous and excited," she said. "I hate leaving the people I love and my friends. But I'm excited for the next opportunity."

  • Prairie View's Coleman stays in state for soccer

    There was a time during Deljanae Coleman's recruiting process that she wanted to go to Arizona. One reason is pretty obvious. It's warmer.

    But that's not where the Prairie View senior is heading.

    "I felt like Northeastern (Junior College in Sterling) was more of a home than a place to go to school and play soccer," she said. "I enjoyed the coach and my team. I went to a camp to get a scholarship and meet the coach (Ken McAlpine). He took me on a tour the next day and had me meet the team. I enjoyed it."

  • PVHS' Mullen signs for softball with Colorado Mesa

    Prairie View's Camryn Mullen signed a letter of intent to play softball at Mesa State University Nov. 14.

    The Grand Junction school was 48-5 this spring and won 33 of 36 games in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Mavericks won one of three games in the NCAA Division II tournament.

    In her four years at Prairie View, Mullen compiled a batting average of .535. In 333 plate appearances, she struck out just 10 times. She had 152 hits, drove in 136 runs and scored 135 runs.

  • Sainz takes on teacher role

                Brighton’s Eric Sainz came back to town this fall for a quick break. He’s living in New York and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a sport he picked up when he was a sophomore in high school.

                He made one thing very clear when he was in town.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Oct. 28

    Volleyball

    Eagle Ridge won the Confluence League volleyball tournament Oct. 27.

    The Warriors beat Denver School of Science/Technology-Byers 25-15, 25-13. and beat DSST-College View 25-23, 25-23. The Warriors beat another DSST school (Green Valley Ranch) 25-19, 22-25, 15-13 and beat DSST-College View a second time by a score of 25-22, 25-21, 28-26.

    No stats were available for any of the games.

    Stargate School slipped past the Warriors in five sets Oct. 25. No stats were available.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard Oct. 28

    Volleyball

    Brighton rolled past Northglenn 25-10, 25-10, 25-20 in Eastern Metro Athletic Conference play Oct. 25. Makenzie Befus led the way with 10 kills.

    BHS split four matches at a tournament at Rangeview over the weekend. One of the wins was against George Washignton 25-12, 25-18. Befus had six kills, while Kaylah Lewis and Lily Pierce had four.

    The other was against Pubelo West by a score of 25-23, 25-22. Befus had 10 kills. Pierce added five.

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Oct. 28

    Volleyball

    Prairie View rolled to a 25-11, 25-16, 25-13 win at Aurora Central Oct. 25. No stats were available for either squad.

    Westminster beat the ThunderHawks 25-19, 25-19, 26-28, 25-23 on the Wolves' floor Oct. 24. MeMe Chhay was credited with 27 kills for WHS. Alyssa Namvong had seven. No stats were available for PVHS.

  • Football: Windsor nips Brighton in season finale

     WINDSOR – It was the sort of game that drives most football coaches up a wall.

    Windsor beat Brighton 7-3 in the season finale for both teams Nov. 2. Both teams finished 4-6.

  • Eagle Ridge falls in first round of playoffs in a battle of academies

    Relief turned to despair Thursday night for Eagle Ridge Academy after The Academy (Westminster) scored its second goal with less than two minutes remaining in regular time to go up 2-1 and upset the 10th-ranked Warriors in the first round of the Class 3A state soccer playoffs.

  • Football: Prairie View rights ship, finishes at .500

    DENVER – Here's the perfect definition of a split football season.

    Prairie View lost its first five games of the season, then finished the season with a five-game winning streak. The season ended with a come-from-behind, 14-3 win against Far Northeast at Evie Dennis Stadium Oct. 27.