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The Gazette 2017 Boys' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Erik Stevens, Vista Ridge

The Gazette 2017 Boys' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Erik Stevens, Vista Ridge


By: Kevin Carmody - Sat, Jun 10, 2017

For Erik Stevens, coaching Division I athletes, as he did not long ago at UCLA, and high school athletes in Colorado didn't require any changes in...

The Gazette Girls' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Chuck Schwartz, Air Academy

The Gazette Girls' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Chuck Schwartz, Air Academy


By: Michael Persak - Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Coach Chuck Schwartz knew his Air Academy girls' track and field team had the potential to be something special. He had experience on his roster in...

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Track and Field All-Area teams

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Track and Field All-Area teams


By: Scott Kaniewski - Sat, Jun 10, 2017

First team 100 meters: Gabbi Chapa, Doherty, sr.-Posted area's best time of 12.23 at 5A state meet. 200 meters: Olivia Whitaker, Air Academy,...

The Gazette Boys’ Track Peak Performer: Tanner Norman, TCA

The Gazette Boys’ Track Peak Performer: Tanner Norman, TCA


By: Kevin Carmody - Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Past disappointments and falling short of personal goals have served as motivation for Tanner Norman. That translated into quite a sendoff for the...

The Gazette 2017 Baseball All-Area teams

The Gazette 2017 Baseball All-Area teams


By: Scott Kaniewski - Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Pitcher Micah Bregard Air Academy, jr. Opponents hit .151 against him as he went 6-1 with a 2.04 ERA. Pitcher Toby Scoles Pine Creek, sr....

Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook is The Gazette Baseball Peak Performer of the Year

Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook is The Gazette Baseball Peak Performer of the Year


By: Garrett Kroeger - Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Billy Cook's spikes were just big enough to fill the void at Lewis-Palmer. - The Rangers entered the season without Paul Tillotson, who headed to...

The Gazette 2017 Baseball Coach of the Year: Kelly Nickell, Peyton

The Gazette 2017 Baseball Coach of the Year: Kelly Nickell, Peyton


By: - Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Peyton baseball coach Kelly Nickell knew the Panthers were going to have a good season. But he didn't expect the kind of year that they had. Nickell...

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Soccer All-Area teams

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Soccer All-Area teams


By: Scott Kaniewski - Fri, Jun 9, 2017

First team Forward Briana Alger Lewis-Palmer, sr. PPAC Player of the Year and Washington State-bound senior scored 24 goals and dished 12...

The Gazette Girls' Soccer Peak Performer: Brianna Alger, Lewis-Palmer

The Gazette Girls' Soccer Peak Performer: Brianna Alger, Lewis-Palmer


By: Brent W. New - Fri, Jun 9, 2017

For as many times as Lewis-Palmer's Brianna Alger stole the spotlight on the field with her wizardly ball skills and untouched speed, she just as...

High school all-conference selections for spring 2017 season

High school all-conference selections for spring 2017 season


By: Scott Kaniewski - Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Below are the All-Conference teams as selected by area conference for spring sports. The teams are submitted by area administrators. We will add to...

Thanks to teamwork, prep athletic directors hit the ground running in new places

Thanks to teamwork, prep athletic directors hit the ground running in new places


By: Kevin Carmody - Thu, Jun 8, 2017

More than two weeks elapsed between when Sierra athletic director Brian Petzold accepted an offer to take a similar position at Sand Creek to Thursday,...

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Soccer Coach of the Year: Carisa Whitson, Rampart

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Soccer Coach of the Year: Carisa Whitson, Rampart


By: Brent W. New - Thu, Jun 8, 2017

Forget rebuilding. Rampart's young core shined in what became a breakout season for the Rams (11-5), who won a share of the 5A Colorado Springs Metro...

Colorado Springs photographer Pete Gniadek leaves legacy of developed images, relationships

Colorado Springs photographer Pete Gniadek leaves legacy of developed images, relationships


By: Kevin Carmody - Wed, Jun 7, 2017

For many people, he was known just by his first name. That was all it took. "He was Pete from Apre," Liberty assistant principal and athletic...

The Gazette Boys' Lacrosse Peak Performer: August Johnson, Cheyenne Mountain

The Gazette Boys' Lacrosse Peak Performer: August Johnson, Cheyenne Mountain


By: Brent W. New - Tue, Jun 6, 2017

Cheyenne Mountain's August Johnson had a strong tendency to go left when attacking the net this season. Defenses knew it and his coaches didn't hide...

The Gazette Boys' Lacrosse Coach of the Year: Dan Mullins, Lewis-Palmer

The Gazette Boys' Lacrosse Coach of the Year: Dan Mullins, Lewis-Palmer


By: Brent W. New - Tue, Jun 6, 2017

In one of the biggest turnarounds in the state, Lewis-Palmer wiped away years of middling success with a league title and its first playoff berth since...

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