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Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Aric Althouse, Lewis-Palmer swimming and diving

Updated: Mon, May 14, 2018
Lewis-Palmer coach Alan Arata couldn’t watch when Aric Althouse started diving, but four years of work and improvement allowed...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain places six positions in semifinals at 4A girls’ tennis

Updated: Fri, May 11, 2018
GIRLS’ TENNIS 4A State Tournament At Pueblo City Park: Cheyenne Mountain, the reigning and nine-time 4A defending girls’...

Scouting baseball regional playoffs: 12 area teams battle in regionals this weekend for a shot at the state tournament

Updated: Thu, May 10, 2018
The winner of each region will move on to the 5A State tournament to begin on May 18. Each region qualifies one team to the...

Friday's prep roundup: Widefield baseball's Reece Lieby pitches shortened perfect game

Updated: Fri, Apr 27, 2018
Baseball Widefield 11, Sierra 0, 5 inn. At Widefield: Reece Lieby tossed a five-inning perfect game, recording 12 of his...

Canon City's Lisa Miller records first hat trick, leads Tigers to big soccer win over Woodland Park

Updated: Fri, Apr 27, 2018
WOODLAND PARK  • In possibly the second-to-last game of her high school girls' soccer career, Canon City's Lisa...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek diver takes down 8-year-old school mark

Updated: Tue, Apr 24, 2018
BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Pine Creek 123, Liberty 63 At Rampart: Matt Sherman broke an 8-year-old school record in diving,...

Canon City baseball is embracing a 'blue-collar' mentality in midseason winning streak

Updated: Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Through their last seven games, the Canon City baseball team has outscored opponents 78-14 on the way to a mid-season win...

Saturday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson boys' track and field captures Pomona Invitational

Updated: Sat, Apr 14, 2018
BASEBALL ECA 17, Elbert 3 (5 innings) At ECA: Cam Rawlings went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and the Eagles extended their...

Saturday's prep roundup: Pine Creek baseball earns shutout to stay perfect in 5A CSML

Updated: Sun, Apr 8, 2018
BASEBALL Pine Creek 11, Coronado 0 At Coronado: The Eagles scored 10 of their runs in the first two innings and cruised...

Thursday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain's Choi earns top medalist billing at Trojan Invite

Updated: Thu, Apr 5, 2018
GIRLS' GOLF Trojan Invitational At Cheyenne Shadows GC: Cheyenne Mountain's Maxine Choi garnered top medalist honors after...

Saturday's prep roundup: TCA girls' track ties for third at Lyons Invitational behind Katie Flaherty's top finish in 3200 meters

Updated: Sun, Apr 1, 2018
TRACK AND FIELD Lyons Invitational At Longmont: The Classical Academy's Katie Flaherty finished first in the girls'...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Class 5A-4A Boys' Basketball All-Stars

Updated: Sat, Mar 31, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Noah Martinez, sr., Falcon - Martinez ran the show for a Falcon team that went 20-6 and earned the No. 4...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 5A-4A Girls' Basketball All-Stars

Updated: Fri, Mar 30, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Chloe Welch, sr., Mesa Ridge - Welch concluded her impressive high school career by leading her team to the...

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield and Calhan baseball fall in lopsided losses

Updated: Thu, Mar 29, 2018
BASEBALL Pueblo South 18, Widefield 2 At Widefield: Pueblo South peppered Widefield with 18 hits on the way to a...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek, Canon City baseball continue hot start to the season

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
BASEBALL Golden 14, Widefield 3 At Widefield: Elijah Clark hit one out of the park and batted in three runs for the...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Wrestling All-Stars

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
FIRST TEAM 106: Jett Strickenberger, Discovery Canyon, fr.: He started off his high school career on a high note, finishing...

Saturday's prep roundup: Canon City baseball rallies late against Liberty to extend winning streak

Updated: Sat, Mar 24, 2018
BASEBALL Canon City 6, Liberty 4 At Justin Field: Andrew Lapp drove in three runs, Tristan Beicker struck out seven...

Thursday's prep roundup: Canon City baseball clinches extra-inning win

Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018
BASEBALL Calhan 13, Ellicott 2 At Ellicott: For the second time this week Calhan claimed a decisive win against area rival...

Gazette Preps baseball 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
Calhan Coach: Donovan Mitchell, fifth year Last year: 11-7 (5-5 2A District 8) Returning starters: P/OF...

All-time area high school basketball team: It's time to honor the girls of Colorado Springs

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
In 2012, Lewis-Palmer’s Josh Scott and Sierra’s Wesley Gordon, both University of Colorado commits, embarked as the state’s...

Sun blog: Colorado Springs wrestlers shine at state tournament

Updated: Sat, Feb 17, 2018
UPDATE 9:20 p.m. Colorado Springs wrestlers are pulling off stunning wins during the CHSAA state championships. So far,...

State wrestling consolation finals: Mesa Ridge's Dom Fini third at 220 pounds

Updated: Sat, Feb 17, 2018
After consolations the Pikes Peak region has three teams in the top 10 in Class 4A. Mesa Ridge sits in fourth place with 82.5...

Seven area wrestlers advance to state finals in Denver

Updated: Fri, Feb 16, 2018
DENVER — On the state’s biggest stage, Discovery Canyon wrestler Patrick Allis’ victory celebration was relatively mild....

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield boys basketball wins 4A CSML

Updated: Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Boys basketball Widefield 77, Canon City 51 At Canon City: Widefield (19-4, 14-2) wrapped up the Class 4A Colorado Springs...

Scouting state wrestling: Top area contenders in each weight class

Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2018
This week 109 local wrestlers will make the Pepsi Center home as they battle to bring a state championship back to the Pikes...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge boys' basketball scores 106 in final regular-season home game

Updated: Tue, Feb 13, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 106, Canon City 52 At Mesa Ridge: The Grizzlies surpassed 100 points in their final game on...

Friday's prep roundup: Doherty in hunt for team title after first day of Class 5A Region 3 wrestling tournament

Updated: Fri, Feb 9, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Class 5A State Championships At Chatfield: Lewis-Palmer junior Meredith Rees seeded fourth in...

Monday’s prep roundup: Big rally helps Widefield boys escape upset-minded Woodland Park

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Widefield 60, Woodland Park 56 At Woodland Park: Randall Days scored a game-high 27 points and helped...

Prep Notebook: L-P, TCA and AA hoops on the rise, Canon City wrestling finding late-season confidence

Updated: Sun, Feb 4, 2018
Lewis-Palmer has enjoyed a long-winning tradition in boys’ hoops, but its defeats have often played an important role, too....

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Mesa Ridge, Air Academy and Palmer Ridge among winners in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Jan 31, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 68, Widefield 41 At Widefield: Mesa Ridge coach Jeff Beatty feels like he acquired a big-time...

Saturday's prep roundup: Balanced offensive attack carries Fountain-Fort Carson to boys' basketball win over Pine Creek

Updated: Sat, Jan 27, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Rampart 56, Sand Creek 44 At Rampart: Madi Wriedt led with 19 points, and the Rams used a 20-6 outburst...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Derrell buzzer-beater completes comeback as Sand Creek stuns Vista Ridge

Updated: Thu, Jan 25, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Sand Creek 67, Vista Ridge 66 At Vista Ridge: Nikki Derrell hit a 3-pointer as time expired as Sand...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty stays unbeaten in league by holding off F-FC in double-OT

Updated: Tue, Jan 23, 2018
BOYS' BASKETBALL Doherty 64, Fountain-Fort Carson 59, 2OT At Fountain-Fort Carson: Doherty blew a late four-point lead in...

Thursday's prep roundup: Howery's big night helps St. Mary's girls stay unbeaten

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Fountain-Fort Carson 63, Scott City (Kan.) 52 At Colby, Kansas: Rashon Barron led three Trojans in double...

Prep notebook: Air Academy boys' basketball rebounds for a strong start, Pine Creek hockey finds a groove

Updated: Tue, Jan 9, 2018
Soaring Kadets Air Academy boys' basketball is off to its best start since it won the state championship three years ago....

Saturday's prep roundup: Johnny Lopez, KJ Kearns earn titles as Coronado wrestling takes second at Colfax Smackdown

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 66, Coronado 31 At Doherty: Brionna McBride led with 13 points and Mykiaa Minniss added 11 and...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Stellar defensive play keeps CSCS perfect on young season

Updated: Fri, Dec 22, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL CSCS 40, Pagosa Springs 19 At CSCS: Megan Engesser led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points, and...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Big fourth-quarter spurt gives Palmer boys win over Douglas County

Updated: Wed, Dec 20, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Palmer 62, Douglas County 51 At Palmer: Brayden Grantz led four scorers in double figures with 16 points,...

Gazette Preps team-by-team high school wrestling preview capsules

Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017
Class 5A Doherty Coach: Joshua Galvan (fourth season) Returning state qualifiers: Three Key wrestlers: Jayse Bouillion,...

Friday's prep football roundup: Canon City upset by Durango, finishes 9-2

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
Class 3A Football Playoffs Durango 49, Canon City 21 At Canon City: The Tigers were the first to score, thanks to a 14-yard...

Scouting state football playoffs: Game-by-game preview of Colorado Springs-area teams this weekend

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
** Class 5A ** No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson Game data: No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson vs. No. 2 Eaglecrest … Friday at 7 p.m....

Pikes Peak region football forecast: Meet the 8 area teams heading to the postseason

Updated: Mon, Nov 6, 2017
CHSAA officially released the 2017 state football playoff brackets on Sunday, with eight Pikes Peak region teams sprinkled...

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...

Sun blog: Fountain-Fort Carson, Doherty, Widefield football vying for final playoff spots

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
Pine Creek, Palmer Ridge, Canon City, Harrison and Discovery Canyon football teams are virtual shoo-ins for the playoffs. They...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey advances to state final

Updated: Tue, Oct 24, 2017
The No. 1 Palmer Ridge field hockey team has a chance to claim the illusive Colorado state field hockey championship this...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Canon City deals Discovery Canyon first league loss since 2011

Updated: Fri, Oct 20, 2017
FOOTBALL Canon City 41, Discovery Canyon 21 At D20 Stadium: Kadin Porter ran for two touchdowns, Zac Hanenberg passed for...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch

Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Every year when college basketball season gets into a cluster of big games, ESPN comes up with a title for those contests that...

2 Pikes Peak region running backs surpass 1,000 rushing yards, and more are on the way

Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Don’t look now, but the Pikes Peak region has two area running backs who have already surpassed 1,000 rushing yards on the...