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League classification moves forward

Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities … more

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base … more

Brighton High School celebrates batch of future college athletes

It took two full tables to accommodate the 19 Brighton High School athletes who signed their college letters of intent April 26 at the school. Colleges from the West Coast, the Midwest and the … more

CHSAA moves place, date for state volleyball tournament

AURORA -- The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs will be the host venue for this year's state volleyball tournament. Brad Cochi, CHSAA's new digital media director, also said the tournament … more

Seven ThunderHawks move to college athletics

Seven Prairie View High School athletes took the plunge and signed collegiate letters of intent during an April 19 ceremony at the school. Marcus Sanchez signed on for baseball at Otero Junior … more

A sports first at Riverdale Ridge High School

THORNTON -- Riverdale Ridge High School saluted its first athletes to sign college athletic letters of intent during a ceremony April 19 at the school. Cayden Mazurek signed to play football at … more

Soccer playoff draw due April 20

AURORA -- Spring snowstorms forced a change in the schedule for relreasing this year's state soccer playoff brackets. The Colorado High School Activities Association pushed the end of the boys … more

Volleyball: Brighton beats Adams City in straight sets

Brighton turned back Adams City 25-3, 25-13, 25-8 in Eastern Metro Athletic Conference play April 15. The match was on the Eagles' floor. Andi and Deni Jackson (nine kills) and Evelyn Udezue … more

Riverdale Ridge’s Mazurek makes his college choice 

 Riverdale Ridge High School’s Cayden Mazurek waded through all the things that go with recruiting, and he did so through an ongoing … more

More chances for Season D sports teams?

There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports … more

Volleyball: Fort Morgan turns back Riverdale Ridge in three sets

Fort Morgan beat Riverdale Ridge 25-17, 25-20, 25-8 in Thornton April 1. Cheyenne Rame had eight kills to lead the Ravens. Mahala Lampshire was next with seven. She also had RRHS' only ace of the … more

It's (spring) soccer season

Nursing plus volleyball equals new home for Brighton’s Ward

Brighton’s Ryleigh Ward wanted a college that could let her play volleyball and pursue a degree in nursing. She found such a place in Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. It has a … more

BHS grad deals with COVID clamps

Professional and high-school sports plow through their responses to the ongoing pandemic with some success.   The NFL finished a season without losing a game. The NBA put teams in a bubble, which … more

Hard adjustments for distant sports

FISHERS, INDIANA — Adjusting to the idea of staying away from people is difficult at best. Now imagine playing a sport not known for a lot of social distancing, even in non-pandemic times. In the … more

State 5A wrestling: PVHS' Vigil takes home state title

PUEBLO -- Vigil had an easy time of it in the first two rounds. He beat Fruita Monument's Gano Gallegos by a major, 16-3 decision in the quarterfinals. Vigil shut out Isaiah Sisneros 5-0 in the … more

Two Ravens place at state 4A wrestling tournament

PUEBLO --  AJ Alexander Hague moved into the semifinals at 106 pounds with a 6-4 win over Mesa Ridge's Mickail Skeldurm. Hague scored the winning takedown as time ran out in the quarterfinal … more

State 5A wrestling: Brighton's Sailas wins third straight title

Quarterfinal - Kenny Sailas (Brighton) 15-0 won by fall over Kyle Jack (Fountain-Ft Carson) 5-4 (Fall 0:38)   State 5A wrestling .. 152-pound quarterfinals .. @brightonath DJ Rock pins … more

CHSAA changes afternoon times for 4A/5A state wrestling

PUEBLO -- The Colorado High School Activities Association moved up the start times for the afternoon sessions of the state 4A and 5A wrestling tournaments. An impending snowstorm caused the … more

Garcia back where he belongs

If you’ve walked the halls of Brighton High School, chances are you’ve seen James Garcia. He’s the campus supervisor, assistant wrestling coach, former BHS student, Brighton resident. These … more
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