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High School Sports

  • Eagle Ridge's Ranzinger casts soccer lot with Bethel College

     At first, Eagle Ridge Academy soccer player Annalysa Ranzinger wasn’t going to continue in her chosen sport next year.

                As it turned out, the only school she talked to – Bethel College in Kansas – is the place where she’s going to go for more education.

                And more soccer.

  • Brotherly advice sends Harris to Air Force

    Cameron Harris spends much of his days in high school shuttling between the school he attends, Eagle Ridge Academy, and the school for which he runs track, Brighton High School.

  • Show-stoppers

    The Show, a series of all-star basketball games highlighting top talent among boys and girls basketball players, came calling. 

    Four from Brighton answered. The quartet – Prairie View’s Dalton Knecht and Brighton’s Sam Schliep, Brayden Schlitt and Mason Beauman – will be playing at Metropolitan State University in Denver Saturday, March 23.

    Knecht, Schlitt and Beauman – all seniors – will play at 10:30 a.m. Schliep, who is a junior, plays at 4:30 p.m.

  • PV grad lands first head coaching job

    Prairie View grad Jocelyn Garcia is moving up the bench at the University of Arkansas-Monticello.

    She's the NCAA Division II squad's new head women's volleyball coach.

  • "I know hard work pays off"

     PUEBLO –This story starts at the end.

    Former Prairie View multisport athlete RJ Ramirez won the 60-meter dash in 6.87 seconds at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference indoor track-and-field meet late last month. He also earned first-team, all-RMAC honors.

    Ramirez, who is a sophomore at Colorado State Pueblo, almost didn’t make it to the track team, much less the podium. He’s had some stomach issues in 2017 that are under control. He also tore an ACL in 2016.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – March 17

    Cancellations

    Two district-wide closures mean two days of gmes that Eagle Ridge Academy teams will have to play later on this spring.

    The baseball team's game against Skyview Academy was called off March 14. The Wariors' girls soccer match at Estes Park also fell victim to the blizzard.

    Girls soccer

    Eagle Ridge scored seven times in the first half and beat Sheridan 11-1. The game was stopped in the second half because of the state's 10-goal mercy rule.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard March 17

    Track/field

    Brighton's Kynzi Booth won the girls 100-meter dash at the Mercury Classic at BHS March 20. She turned in a time of 12.87 seconds. She also finished second in the 200-meters, posting a time of 28.08.

    Kiran Green and Alyssa Hill also won individual races. Green's top time in the 800-meters was 2:29.3. She also took second in the 1,600-meters (5:33.42) and in the 3,200-meters with a time of 12:26.72. Hill finished the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 19.47.

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- March 14

    Baseball

    A 15-run first inning paved the way for Prairie View to win its season opener against Hinkley March 12. The final score was 22-1 in a contest shortened to three innings because of the state's mercy rule.

    Jaydon Carbajal had two hits and five RBIs for the T-Hawks. Marcus Sanchez and Evan Anderson had a base hit and drove in three runs. Starting pitcher Ryan Tavenner walked one and struck out five in two innings.

    Lacrosse

  • Riverdale Ridge scoreboard March 21

    Soccer

    Riverdale Ridge scored seven times in the second half and beat Denver School of Science/Technology 11-3 on the Ravens' field March 19. Freshman Ashlee Trujillo scored six times and added an assist. Caitlyn Muprhy added two goals. Goalkeeper Kylie BAch had 12 saves.

    Baseball

    Weld Central rallied over the last three innings and picked up a 9-8 road win against Riverdale Ridge March 19. The Rebels scored twice in the fifth, twice in the sixth and three times in the seventh to get the win.

  • Ravens outlast Bluedevils en route to first state playoff berth

     It wasn’t always pretty, but the Riverdale Ridge Ravens survived a rockfight with the Fort Lupton Bluedevils 39-34 Feb. 21 to advance to the Colorado 8/Confluence League district semifinal and automatically qualify for the 3A state playoffs in their first year as a program. 

    RRHS travels to St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs for a first-round game Friday, March 1. Tip time is 7 p.m.