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Air Academy's Maria Mettler is Gazette Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year

Mon, Dec 5, 2016 - 9:07 PM

Heading into the state cross country meet, Air Academy senior Maria Mettler played out the final meters over and over in her head, picturing herself and...

Friday's prep roundup: CSCS boys start quest for third straight crown with dominant victory
Friday's prep roundup: CSCS boys start quest for third straight crown with dominant victory

By: - Sat, Dec 3, 2016

BOYS' BASKETBALL CSCS 79, Grand Valley 47 At Broomfield: Justin Engesser led three scorers in double figures with 25 points as two-time defending...

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David Ramsey: Pine Creek rolls to yet another 4A football title, its third in four seasons

Sat, Dec 3, 2016 - 3:40 PM

DENVER - Pine Creek won its third 4A football title in the past four seasons with a convincing 36-14 win over Broomfield at Mile High. Pine Creek...

Peak Performers

Peak Performer of the Week: David Moore III, Pine Creek football

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 - 12:40 PM

It's too easy to paint Pine Creek freshman running back David Moore III as the smallest guy on the team, who made believers of his older teammates in a scrimmage before the season with long touchdown that seemed to be flung out of a slingshot.

That happened too, but Moore, the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week, proved he's no one-hit wonder.

His rise to the starting role on a varsity program that rarely plays freshmen, let alone leans on them, is the kind that makes you root for the 'little guy'. But Moore, weighing just 155, showed he's no typical underdog, exuding all the tools of a football player destined for bigger things.

"He's no one like I've ever played with," senior quarterback Brock Domann said. "He's

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Monday's prep roundup: Coronado hockey snaps long drought against Doherty; Sand Creek rolls in boys basketball

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ICE HOCKEY Coronado 3, Doherty 2 (OT) At Sertich: Andrew Burton's power-play goal 3:58 into overtime gave Coronado (2-1) the victory over Doherty...

Girls' Cross Country Coach of the Year: Alan Versaw, The Classical Academy
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By: - 15 hr ago

The girls' cross country team at The Classical Academy came through when it mattered most for its coach, Alan Versaw. Fighting through a number of...

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By: - Sat, Dec 3, 2016

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Discovery Canyon routed by Pueblo East in 3A football title game
Discovery Canyon routed by Pueblo East in 3A football title game

By: - Sat, Dec 3, 2016

Discovery Canyon’s Josh Tomjack raced to the end zone to cap off an impressive opening drive, but the top-seeded Thunder struggled after that in a 35-6...

Discovery Canyon's Barber gets chance to finish career on field
Discovery Canyon's Barber gets chance to finish career on field

By: - Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Christmas came early for Jonah Barber. The senior guard for Discovery Canyon's football team had spent the last 23 games watching from the sidelines,...

Winning traditions have Pine Creek, Discovery Canyon teams on brink of state titles
Winning traditions have Pine Creek, Discovery Canyon teams on brink of state titles

By: Kevin Carmody - Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Between the two programs, Pine Creek and Discovery Canyon have suited up for 23 playoff games since the 2013 season. So it's safe to say that it's no...

Air Academy hockey can do nothing but improve after season-opening win over Doherty
Air Academy hockey can do nothing but improve after season-opening win over Doherty

By: - Thu, Dec 1, 2016

Air Academy goalie Brandon Kurtz aggressively came out of the crease late in the third period and poked away a breakaway chance from Anthony Hervias on...