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Mesa Ridge girls ride defense to 4A state quarterfinals

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 - 9:41 AM

On the night Mesa Ridge junior Chloe Welch scored her 1,000th career point, it was her defense that helped her girls' basketball team advance to the 4A...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty girls' basketball back in 5A quarterfinals for first time since 2012
Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty girls' basketball back in 5A quarterfinals for first time since 2012

By: Scott Kaniewski - 12 hr ago

Highlights from Tuesday's girls' basketball playoffs from around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' BASKETBALL Class 5A round of 16 No. 7 Doherty 68,...

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Sierra, Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball programs renew playoff rivalry

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 - 7:05 AM

Russ McKinstry is 160 miles away and nearly four years removed from his days as boys' basketball coach at Lewis-Palmer. But when asked about the nine...

Peak Performers

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Hunter Maldonado, Vista Ridge, basketball

Tue, Feb 28, 2017 - 10:51 AM

Vista Ridge senior Hunter Maldonado won't settle in the spotlight. He'd prefer to pass it on.

By now, a collection of the Wyoming commit's runaway dunks and filthy finishes has spread far across the Twitter landscape, as many basketball enthusiasts have at least gotten a peek at the forward's on-court potential.

His bigger attributes are offline.

Maldonado, with the end of his high school career in sight, says he hopes to leave behind a team that continues to prosper well after he's gone. His guidance through some early season growing pains certainly has helped the cause.

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Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty girls' basketball back in 5A quarterfinals for first time since 2012
Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty girls' basketball back in 5A quarterfinals for first time since 2012

By: Scott Kaniewski - 12 hr ago

Highlights from Tuesday's girls' basketball playoffs from around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' BASKETBALL Class 5A round of 16 No. 7 Doherty 68,...

Air Academy's late scoring drought costs girls in state round of 16 loss
Air Academy's late scoring drought costs girls in state round of 16 loss

By: Brent W. New - 12 hr ago

The timing couldn't have been worse for Air Academy. The Kadets gave up a late lead and went scoreless across the last 4 minutes and 25 seconds of...

Class 5A, 4A boys' basketball state tournament capsules
Class 5A, 4A boys' basketball state tournament capsules

By: Scott Kaniewski - 13 hr ago

Five boys' basketball games in the 5A and 4A round of 16 include area teams, including a head-to-head matchup between Sierra and Lewis-Palmer. Each...

High school boys' basketball state playoff brackets
High school boys' basketball state playoff brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - 14 hr ago

Here are the boys' basketball playoff brackets. The postseason brackets were released Sunday, with the tournaments kicking off this week.

High school girls' basketball state playoff brackets
High school girls' basketball state playoff brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - 14 hr ago

The 2016-17 girls' basketball state playoffs begin this week, including regional and district play for smaller classifciations. Here's a look at the...

This week's Gazette Preps schedule
This week's Gazette Preps schedule

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High school Boys' BASKETBALL Class 2A Friday East Region ­- Pod A at Mullen (10) Ellicott vs. (15) Burlington Pod D at Doherty (7) Peyton vs....

Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup
Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup

By: Kevin Carmody - Mon, Feb 27, 2017

DJ Latino is sure to meet plenty of friends prior to Tuesday's game between Pueblo East and Mesa Ridge in a girls' 4A round of 16 basketball matchup....