Sports

To bye or not to bye? Area girls' hoop coaches seem to prefer rest, time to prepare

Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 10:11 PM

To the surprise of Phil Roiko, his Air Academy girls' basketball team will get a few extra days off to hopefully get things right. That's thanks in part...

Saturday's prep roundup: St. Mary's boys' basketball advances to district tournament
Saturday's prep roundup: St. Mary's boys' basketball advances to district tournament

By: Katie OKeefe - Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Highlights from Saturday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 57, James Irwin 50 At James Irwin:...

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Six area teams get byes in 4A-5A boys' basketball state playoffs

Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 10:09 PM

If there's such a thing as heading into the postseason with momentum, no boys' basketball team has much more of it than Lewis-Palmer or Doherty. The...

Peak Performers

The Gazette's Prep Peak Performer of the Week: Cheyenne Mountain 200-yard medley relay

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 - 3:24 PM

From the moment Harper Lehman dove into the pool, it was evident the Cheyenne Mountain girls' swimming and diving team meant business at the 4A state meet.

The Indians' 200-yard medley relay team, started by Harper in the backstroke, not only won the state title, but also set a 4A state record in the event (1 minute, 44.59 seconds), and was the tone setter for a team title for Cheyenne Mountain.

"Being able to start the meet off like that helped the whole team get excited so that we could all swim at a high level," Lehman said. "I got to set a state record with three girls who I've grown up with and looked up to, which made this even better.

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David Ramsey: Coronado wrestler Stephen Dabelko dreamed of ruling Colorado, and fell just short
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By: David Ramsey - 13 hr ago

DENVER - Stephen Dabelko ran along lonely roads east of Colorado Springs, listening to Garth Brooks, George Strait and Charlie Daniels while waving at...

Girls' basketball 3A district tournament brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - 15 hr ago

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

Boys' basketball 3A district tournament brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - 15 hr ago

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

Colorado College coach Mike Haviland ready for state prep hockey playoffs
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By: Joe Paisley - 16 hr ago

Like many hockey parents, Colorado College coach Mike Haviland now knows where he wants to be on Tuesday. His stepson TJ Farrell and the rest of the...

High school basketball boys' and girls' brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - 18 hr ago

High school basketball and hockey playoffs begin this week. Playoff brackets were released Sunday for boys' and girls' hoops and for hockey.

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

By: Scott Kaniewski - 21 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 - 21 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...