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The Gazette 2016-17 Girls' Basketball 5A-4A All-Area teams

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

First team


Chloe Welch,

Mesa Ridge, jr.

Her 18.0 ppg average led all of 4A, while her 469...

Paul Klee: Air Academy's Abby Farrell to play wheelchair basketball at Illinois

Updated: Wed, Mar 8, 2017

DENVER - The really funny part is when somebody tells Abigail Farrell she can't do something.

Good luck with...

Air Academy's late scoring drought costs girls in state round of 16 loss

Updated: Tue, Feb 28, 2017

The timing couldn't have been worse for Air Academy.

The Kadets gave up a late lead and went scoreless across the...

Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

DJ Latino is sure to meet plenty of friends prior to Tuesday's game between Pueblo East and Mesa Ridge in a girls' 4A round...

Girls' basketball playoff capsules for 5A, 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

A berth in the quarterfinals and a trip to the Denver Coliseum is just one win away as teams hit the round of 16 on Tuesday...

Girls' basketball 5A, 4A state tournament capsules

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

With so many first-round upsets, there are some interesting disparities in rankings matchups. But that's what makes it fun....

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

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017

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

Wednesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge locks up PPAC as coach Joe Hites notches win No. 400

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.



Wednesday's prep roundup: Highlights from the high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017


Lewis-Palmer 5, Ralston Valley 4

At Apex: Lewis-Palmer (5-9, 2-8 Foothills Conference) has been looking...

Monday's prep roundup: TCA snaps Mesa Ridge winning streak in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017


TCA 70, Mesa Ridge 63

At TCA: Raegan Bervig led four scorers in double figures with 17...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2017


Team *Record Last week


1. Doherty 13-3 No. 1

2. Vista Ridge 13-4 2


Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer gets big boys' basketball conference win

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017


Lewis-Palmer 76, Sand Creek 62

At Sand Creek: In a battle of top-three teams in the 5A/4A...

Air Academy relies on defense in girls basketball win

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017

Air Academy freshman Kylee Blacksten didn't think too much of her two late steals on Friday night, but it may go a long way...

Games to watch include pair of Doherty-Liberty doubleheaders in boys' and girls' hoops

Updated: Wed, Jan 25, 2017

It's going to be hard to find games that will match up to what we saw Tuesday and Wednesday in the Pikes Peak region.


This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017


Team *Record Last week


1. Doherty 10-3 1

2. Vista Ridge 11-4 3