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League, geographical foes meet again, this time in girls', boys' basketball playoffs

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 - 9:05 PM

League play in prep basketball wrapped up last weekend. Or did it? Now, it seems to be back, just in time for the playoffs. As if the playoff pressure...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson, Liberty deliver first-round upsets
Wednesday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson, Liberty deliver first-round upsets

By: Katie OKeefe - Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Class 3A district tournament Colorado...

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Lewis-Palmer hockey looks to build off invigorating first-round win

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 - 10:36 PM

Lewis-Palmer's senior class helped put an end to postseason heartbreak. The Rangers, who had late-game letdowns in the first round the previous two...

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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Cheyenne Mountain wins 1st boys' playoff game since 2014
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By: Brent W. New - Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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Girls' basketball 2A district tournament brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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High school basketball boys' and girls' brackets

By: Scott Kaniewski - Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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