Sports Briefs

  • Wrestling

    Former Prairie View wrestler Santana Salas came within one round of becoming an All-American at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association tournament over the weekend.

    Salas competes for the Colorado State University wrestling club in Fort Collins.


  • Soccer award for PVHS' Caldas

    Guilherme Caldas of Prairie View earned honorable-mention all-state honors in voting announced by the Colorado High School Activities Association last week.

    Caldas, a senior, scored 21 goals in 14 games for the T-Hawks this season.

  • Winterfest softball/5K race Dec. 2

    The city of Fort Lupton is looking for teams for the annual Winterfest softball tournament and the Winterfest 5K race. Both will be Saturday, Dec. 2.

    The softball tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. at Pearson Park, U.S. Highway 85 and state Highway 52. 

  • League alignment

    AURORA – Brighton and Prairie View high schools may stay put in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference for the next two years. In addition, there will be no changes in classifications for either teams’ sports programs.

    BHS is a class 5A program for everything except football (4A). PVHS stays at class 5A for everything.

  • PVHS all-conference softball members released

    Prairie View’s Brooklyn Trujillo was the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference’s player of the year this season. The senior signed a letter of intent to play NCAA Division I softball at Rider University in New Jersey.

  • BHS all-conference tennis award

    Brighton sophomore Yuto West was a first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference selection in boys tennis this season.

  • PVHS volleyball all-conference list released

    Prairie View’s Macy Thomas and Taylor Bartell earned first-team, all-Eastern Metro Athletic Conference honors this season.

    Kikayla Wilson and Morgan Jackson were on the second team of all-conference performers.


  • PVHS' Sands finalist for state award

    Prairie View’s Mikhail Sands is a finalist for the state’s Positive Coaching Alliance’s Triple Impact Competitor scholarship.

    Sands competes in interscholastic sports despite having just one functioning hand.

  • College soccer

    Former Eagle Ridge soccer player Zach Roberts transferred from Dordt College in Iowa to Colorado Christian University in Lakewood.

    Roberts will begin playing for CCU – and studying business – in the fall.


  • Baseball tryouts Aug. 12-13

    Tryouts for the 2018 season of the Brighton Youth Baseball Association competitive baseball associaiton AAA/AA are Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, at the Brighton Youth Sports Complex and Ron Cox Field, 1100 Voiles St.

    League play for 8- through 13-year-olds begins in mid-April and typically runs to the end of June. League play for 14-year-olds start their season on or about March 15 and should be done by May 15 so that they may tryout for their respective high-school summer teams.