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The Gazette Softball Peak Performer: Payton Romines, Air Academy

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 - 9:35 PM

Air Academy softball coach Chris Hernez did something this season he's never done before: he named team captains. One of them was senior Payton Romines,...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Doherty boys' basketball beats 2016 state runner-up Valor Christian

By: - 17 hr ago

BOYS' BASKETBALL Doherty 78, Valor Christian 54 At Chaparral/ThunderRidge Tipoff: Pikes Peak 5A No. 1 Doherty (2-0) remained unbeaten by taking...

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The Gazette 2016 Boys' Cross Country Peak Performer: Tanner Norman, The Classical Academy

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 - 9:17 PM

Winning a second consecutive state title was important to Tanner Norman. He not only wanted to leave The Classical Academy with his legacy intact, but also...

Peak Performers

Peak Performer of the Week: David Moore III, Pine Creek football

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 - 12:42 PM

It's too easy to paint Pine Creek freshman running back David Moore III as the smallest guy on the team, who made believers of his older teammates in a scrimmage before the season with long touchdown that seemed to be flung out of a slingshot.

That happened too, but Moore, the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week, proved he's no one-hit wonder.

His rise to the starting role on a varsity program that rarely plays freshmen, let alone leans on them, is the kind that makes you root for the 'little guy'. But Moore, weighing just 155, showed he's no typical underdog, exuding all the tools of a football player destined for bigger things.

"He's no one like I've ever played with," senior quarterback Brock Domann said. "He's

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The Gazette 2016 Softball Coach of the Year: Astrid McGill, Liberty
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By: - 19 hr ago

Liberty softball coach Astrid McGill is enjoying an extended homecoming. A 2003 Liberty graduate, McGill just finished her seventh season coaching at...

The Gazette 2016 Softball All-Area teams
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By: Scott Kaniewski - 20 hr ago

First team Pitcher: Cassidy Horn, Air Academy, jr.- 18-3 with 1.82 ERA. Pitcher: Corah Price, Discovery Canyon, jr.- Posted ERA of...

Air Academy boys' basketball doesn't show its age in first win

By: - Yesterday

As player introductions rang out from the loud speaker at Mitchell High School's gymnasium, Air Academy's youth again creeped in as many of its...

TCA's Alan Versaw named to CHSCA Hall of Fame
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By: Scott Kaniewski - Yesterday

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Tuesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's takes down defending 3A girls' hoops champ Lutheran

By: - Yesterday

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Preps winter sports rankings (Dec. 5-11)

By: - Tue, Dec 6, 2016

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The Gazette 2016 Girls' Cross Country All-Area teams
The Gazette 2016 Girls' Cross Country All-Area teams

By: Scott Kaniewski - Tue, Dec 6, 2016

First team Maria Mettler Air Academy, sr. Won the 4A state title in 18:31, crushing the field by 28 seconds. Hannah McReavy St. Mary's, jr....