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Area athletes to sign National Letters of Intent on first day of early signing

Updated: Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Wednesday marks the first day of college athletics' early signing period, and athletes around Colorado Springs and the Pikes...

David Ramsey: Ryan Self's head shot lifts Air Academy to 4A soccer supremacy

Updated: Sat, Nov 11, 2017
COMMERCE CITY – The finale was beautiful, a soccer moment that youthful members of Air Academy’s team will savor for the next...

Air Academy stays unbeaten with win over The Classical Academy in boys’ soccer state semifinal

Updated: Thu, Nov 9, 2017
AURORA - Air Academy's perfect season lived on while The Classical Academy's state title defense finally came to an end....

Saturday's prep roundup: TCA boys' soccer moves on to semifinals

Updated: Sat, Nov 4, 2017
CHSAA 1A FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Paonia 13, Peyton 0 At Peyton: Despite a credible 8-1 start to the season, No. 8 Peyton fell in...

Discovery Canyon's Corah Price, St. Mary's Peyton Richter earn CHSAA All-State softball nods

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
Although the Discovery Canyon softball team had an early exit from the 2017 playoffs, the Thunder are still racking up...

Unbeaten Air Academy dominates Windsor in 4A soccer tournament victory

Updated: Wed, Nov 1, 2017
The quest for perfection continues. Air Academy’s unbeaten soccer team powered to a 4-1 victory over Windsor in the 4A state...

Cross country notes: Palmer Ridge freshman leads girls to big finish

Updated: Sat, Oct 28, 2017
Palmer Ridge freshman leads girls to big finish Isabella Prosceno didn’t know what to expect coming into her first state...

Twelve cross country runners to watch Saturday at the Norris-Penrose Event Center

Updated: Fri, Oct 27, 2017
Colorado Springs took home five state cross country titles last year. Here are a few boys and girls to look out for Saturday...

Friday's roundup: Vista Ridge and Rampart win in football to set up showdown

Updated: Fri, Oct 27, 2017
FOOTBALL Vista Ridge 63, Palmer 6 At Vista Ridge: Jaylen Thomas threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Vista...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Atlas Prep soccer shuts out Faith Christian to win in playoff debut

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
BOYS’ SOCCER 3A First Round No. 14 Atlas Prep 2, No. 19 Faith Christian 0 At Atlas Prep: Fourteen months ago, Atlas Prep...

Pine Creek vs. Widefield highlights three football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
Suddenly, the regular season is winding down. For 1A and 2A schools, this week is it, one last chance to make a postseason...

Wednesday roundup: Air Academy, Sand Creek advance in boys' soccer playoffs

Updated: Wed, Oct 25, 2017
BOYS’ SOCCER 4A First Round No. 1 Air Academy 4, No. 32 Thompson Valley 1 At Air Academy: Kristian Hooker, Kelton...

More milestones on the way for area football players

Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
You can add two more to the list of Pikes Peak region running backs who have joined the millennium club - and another that is...

Rams, Kadets and Lions lead area soccer teams into state playoffs

Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
The Pikes Peak region will be represented by 15 teams across three classifications of state soccer tournaments around the...

Pine Creek football unstoppable in blowout win over Air Academy

Updated: Fri, Oct 20, 2017
This wasn't just a high school football game. This was a highlight reel, filled with long scoring runs, strong defensive...

Discovery Canyon softball falls in state quarterfinals

Updated: Fri, Oct 20, 2017
AURORA -- Here are the area's highlights from the state softball tournament at the Aurora Sports Park on Friday. Call...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Defending boys’ 4A XC champ Palmer Ridge impressive to win region

Updated: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
On Thursday, Rampart senior Dawson Carper announced his commitment to play Division I basketball at the University of...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer volleyball beats Pine Creek for first time since 2004

Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer 3, Pine Creek 2 At Palmer: For senior night, Palmer did something the program had not done since its...

Pair of unsung heroes emerged in Widefield vs. Air Academy football

Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Looking at the box scores from last week’s Game of the Week between Air Academy and Widefield, it was no surprise to see who...

Widefield football holds off Air Academy

Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017
Air Academy's football team set the tone to open the second half of a 4A Southern Football Conference game against Widefield...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek, Liberty put up fight in 5A state tennis tourney but fail to advance

Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017
BOYS TENNIS At 5A State Tournament At Gates Tennis Center in Denver: No local singles players or doubles teams made it...

Game of the Week: Air Academy, Widefield football battle for first conference win

Updated: Thu, Oct 12, 2017
When you look at this week’s Gazette Preps Game of the Week matchup, you’ll find two squads entering Week 7 at 4-2. Two...

Living in the shadow of 2014, undefeated Kadets roll toward postseason

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Nine seniors remain from Air Academy’s dream season, winning a state title on the back of a perfect 20-0 season. But the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's goalkeeper Calhoun shines in win over James Irwin

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER St. Mary's 4, James Irwin 2 At James Irwin: St. Mary's keeper Gabe Calhoun can stop shots and create a few of...

Quick start, suffocating defense power Air Academy to 4-1 win over Sand Creek

Updated: Tue, Oct 10, 2017
During the season's first 12 games, Sand Creek's offense roared relentlessly through its opposition, averaging more than seven...

Thursday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer volleyball thumps Vista Ridge, extend winning streak to 44 wins

Updated: Thu, Oct 5, 2017
SOFTBALL Liberty 11, Palmer 1 At Liberty: Gabrielle Hoyt went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Delaney Hoyt also went 3 for 3...

Cheyenne Mountain, Air Academy dominate for rematch of last year’s regional tennis finals

Updated: Thu, Oct 5, 2017
This is what they expected all along. Even though they got a rematch of last year’s Class 4A Region 6 finals, the Cheyenne...

Prep roundup: Air Academy softball shuts out Falcon, loses to Cheyenne Mountain in doubleheader

Updated: Thu, Oct 5, 2017
SOFTBALL Pine Creek 16, Liberty 2 At Pine Creek: Sarah Gardner and Camille Lucas each drove in four runs, and the Eagles...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge, Sierra softball put up big numbers in league wins

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY St. Mary’s Academy 3, Liberty 1 At Liberty: Kylan McCulloch was Liberty’s lone goal scorer against St. Mary’s...

Prep notebook: Runners get into volunteering spirit at Colorado Springs Marathon

Updated: Sun, Oct 1, 2017
Many area cross country runners saw their sport from a different perspective Saturday at the Colorado Springs Marathon....

Friday's prep roundup: Harrison football continues historic start with rout of Woodland Park

Updated: Fri, Sep 29, 2017
FOOTBALL Harrison 58, Woodland Park 7 At Woodland Park: Orlando Westbrook accounted for 241 yards and ran for a score and...

Thursday's prep roundup: Air Academy boys' soccer racks up eight goals in win, remains unbeaten at 10-0

Updated: Thu, Sep 28, 2017
BOYS SOCCER Liberty 3, Coronado 0 At Liberty: Caleb Norwood did the heavy lifting for the Lancers by scoring a hat trick...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge, Lewis-Palmer volleyball claim wins

Updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer Ridge 3, Harrison 0 At Harrison: Mac Russ had 17 kills as Palmer Ridge (11-1) beat Harrison (6-8) 25-8,...

Monday’s prep roundup: Discovery Canyon, Vista Ridge softball each win big to keep pressure on Air Academy

Updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017
SOFTBALL Discovery Canyon 20, Palmer Ridge 0 (3 innings) At Discovery Canyon: Corah Price homered twice and struck out...

Injuries hurt Liberty in loss to Air Academy football

Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017
It was all tied up in the back-and-forth game. But it all changed midway through the third quarter, when Liberty senior...

As cross country guard changes, Air Academy's Cal Banta tops Cheyenne's Thomas Chaston

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
The back tire of a pace bike: A nice-new vantage point for this year's top area distance runners. Air Academy junior Cal...

Kadets top Rampart in overtime to remain unbeaten in boys' soccer

Updated: Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Sometimes a win is not enough. Judging by their somber faces and slumped shoulders, you'd think that the Air Academy boys'...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge qualifies four for state boys' golf

Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 3 At Boomerang Golf Course: Palmer Ridge took second at the Greeley regional and qualified all four...

Monday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon claims third straight boys' golf regional title

Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 1 At Elmwood GC, Pueblo: Led by a sizzling, 5-under-par 65 from senior and defending 4A individual...

Friday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain field hockey knocks off reigning champs

Updated: Sat, Sep 16, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Cheyenne Mountain 2, Kent Denver 1 At Cheyenne Mountain: Samm White scored on a tip-in with 17 minutes left...

Thursday's prep roundup: Harrison rallies to football win

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Liberty 6,  Smoky Hill 0 At Stutler Bowl Stadium: Tina Bomberg and Julia Anarumo each had two goals to...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon picks up wins in softball, boys' soccer

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
SOFTBALL Lewis-Palmer 15, Sand Creek 4 At Sand Creek: The Rangers (6-9, 1-2) jumped to a 9-0 lead after the first inning...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty rallies to beat Liberty in softball

Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
SOFTBALL Doherty 18, Liberty 10 At Liberty: Angelina Locriccio continued her torrid streak from the plate with five more...

Air Academy's Horn quiets Thunder bats

Updated: Mon, Sep 11, 2017
If the celebration was any indication, the Air Academy High School softball team’s 3-1 win over Discovery Canyon was a big one...

Saturday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge XC takes 2nd at St. Vrain Invite

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
Five area runners cracked the top-10 at the St. Vrain Invitational Cross Country Invitational at Lyon, Saturday. Ryan Moen...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek football shuts out Windsor

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
A round up of preps football, field hockey, softball, boys' soccer, boys' tennis and area tournaments 

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Liberty hires baseball coach

Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017
Liberty hires baseball coach Austin Watson has been hired as the new baseball coach at Liberty. Watson accepted the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Air Academy blanks Evergreen in boys' soccer to avenge upset home playoff loss

Updated: Tue, Sep 5, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER Air Academy 2, Evergreen 0 At Evergreen: According to the rankings, this is the way last year's postseason...

Friday's prep roundup: Doherty football team beats Rangeview 83-55

Updated: Sat, Sep 2, 2017
Doherty 83, Rangeview 55 At Garry Berry: Julian Cooks rushed for five touchdowns, Logan Sifert threw four touchdown...

Gazette Preps girls' cross country capsules

Updated: Fri, Sep 1, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Taylor Dutton, sr.; Faith Roth, jr.; Chloe Cassens, sr.; Madeline...
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4A boys soccer semifinal
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Widefield holds down Air Academy 28-24
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