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Student-athlete spotlight: Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista tennis players see success

It took some time for Lauren Hayes to adjust to playing in Colorado’s higher elevation, but the Hill twins have been playing doubles together for so long they can adapt quickly. Hayes, a sophomore …

Girls soccer: Rivalry brings out the best in friendly rivals

What better way to add some late season drama than a rivalry game that has playoff implications.  The Brighton Bulldogs came into the April 26 East Metro Athletic Conference match against …
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Dignitaries from Eagle Ridge Academy and the city of Brighton combine to officially break ground on the Warriors' new soccer field Sept. 23.

The end of an all road game schedule is in sight for Eagle Ridge soccer

                In the span of a couple of sentences, Eagle Ridge Academy three-sport athlete and student body president …
Jonathan Gonzalez celebrates a Frontier League win with his teammates and fans against The Pinnacle Sept.21 in Fort Lupton. Gonzalez scored three goals and had an assist against the Timberwolves.

Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
Riverdale Ridge's Logan Nicoll, center, is congratulated by teammate Joshua Pedroza Holguin, after scoring the Ravens' first goal against Mountain View Sept. 22 at Riverdale Ridge High School.

Soccer: Riverdale Ridge breaks into the win column

Maybe it was a 2 ½-week break between matches. Maybe it was a team reminder that an 0-5 start wasn’t as bad on paper as the record says. Four of those losses were by one goal, and the …
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CHSAA unveils new tennis playoff format

The boys tennis postseason will have an historic new look starting this fall. The change involves the state team championship, a dual-style tournament in mid-October, according to CHSAANow.com. …

Adams City's Levi Deaguero can't quite get away from the Skyview defense, including Vincent Lopez Jr. (12). Deaguero threw for one touchdown and scored four others in the Eagles' homecoming win Sept. 17.

Football w/video: Adams City captures homecoming win

Adams City topped Skyview 34-18 Sept. 17 in the Eagles' homecoming game. The first quarter went scoreless as both teams were trying to find their groove. The groove was indeed found on both sides, …
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Ex-Brighton golfer Kropp transitions to coaching

Former Brighton High School golfler Ryan Kropp is still involved in his sport. But now, it’s as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Texas-Dallas, where Kropp finished his …
Denene Shivley

Shivley, ex-Brighton HS athlete, headed to Regis’ Hall of Fame 

Before Denene (Jacovetta) Shivley became a technology teacher at Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, she was a self-admitted tomboy. “I was never into dolls,” she said. “My …
Jaslynn Gallegos oversees a girls wrestling camp at Brighton High School, her alma mater. She also wrestled on the boys team at Skyview High School.

Gallegos, Brighton HS grad, Skyview wrestler, puts goals in place

Former Skyview High School wrestler and Brighton High School student Jaslynn Gallegos has plans – big plans – for her future. One of them is a national title in women’s wrestling …
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Eagle Ridge Academy’s Torres readies for potential college basketball shot

                It’s a hot summer day, almost too hot to even think of playing basketball at Colorado Park in …

Danthony Muniz

Brighton’s Muniz records another BJJ victory

                Brighton’s Danthony Muniz seems to have found his niche in …
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