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TCA upends rival Discovery Canyon to advance in girls' basketball

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - 10:36 PM

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By: Katie OKeefe - Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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Lewis-Palmer strikes first before falling to Regis Jesuit in second round of hockey playoffs

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - 9:59 PM

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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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