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Rampart girls' basketball team advances, sets up another game with Doherty

Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Bailey Torres knew as she was warming up that it was going to be a big night for her and her Rampart team. Torres scored a game-high 20 points, including...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge, Canon City deliver girls' hoops playoff upsets (Live updates)
Tuesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge, Canon City deliver girls' hoops playoff upsets (Live updates)

By: Scott Kaniewski - 5 hr ago

Highlights from Tuesday’s high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Class 5A first round No. 40 Vista Ridge 66, No....

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Area high school basketball referee association looking to boost numbers

Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Jeff Lindsey blew his whistle. Palmer's Reggie Jackson - yes, he now of the Detroit Pistons - had been fouled. Lindsey immediately let everyone on the...

Peak Performers

Gazette's Prep Peak Performer of the Week: Peter Isais, Pine Creek wrestling

Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Wrestling is in Peter Isais' blood. It's a family tradition, and he has certainly made his family proud.

The Pine Creek senior defeated Cheyenne Mountain's Zac Baker by a 13-6 decision to win the 160-pound 4A state championship. It was his second straight state title - he also won the 5A crown at the same weight class last season.

"It's an amazing feeling to know that all your hard work and effort that you put in - in the weight room and wrestling room - paid off," Isais said. "The beauty of wrestling is that it's an individual sport, so when you go out there, it's all on you. After winning one title, your name is out there, and you have a target on your back."

The target on his back didn't matter at his final state

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By: Kevin Carmody - Mon, Feb 20, 2017

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Six area teams get byes in 4A-5A boys' basketball state playoffs
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By: Brent W. New - Mon, Feb 20, 2017

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By: Kevin Carmody - Mon, Feb 20, 2017

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Girls' basketball 3A district tournament brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Here's a look at the girls' basketball 3A district tournament brackets.