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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...

VOTE: Gazette Preps top play of the 2018 winter season

Updated: Fri, Mar 23, 2018
The winter sports season may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the magic! For the last 10 weeks the Gazette...

Five Colorado Springs area athletes win state wrestling championships

Updated: Sun, Feb 18, 2018
DENVER • Colorado Springs area wrestlers did little for those who can’t stand dramatic finishes. Because on Saturday night,...

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,...

Paul Klee: "Blood tastes like victory!" Emotion pours out as Cheyenne Mountain's Mike McFadden reaches wrestling state final

Updated: Sat, Feb 17, 2018
DENVER — Good morning. I want you to meet my friend Mike. “Love the taste of blood! Blood tastes like victory!” OK, a...

Top five Gazette Preps events to watch this week

Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Fountain-Fort Carson at Doherty, 7 p.m. Friday The Doherty Spartans are looking to wrap up an amazing season with a win over...

Prep notebook: Vista Ridge wrestler Jeff Flippen finding success after shedding weight

Updated: Sun, Feb 11, 2018
Vista Ridge wrestler Jeff Flippen had to drop more than 50 pounds over last wrestling season just to make weight and see...

Gazette Preps' top five events

Updated: Wed, Feb 7, 2018
Girls' Basketball Colorado Springs Christian at St. Mary's 7 p.m. Friday Well someone has to lose. St. Mary's hosts...

Wrestling roundup: Vista Ridge's Bella Mitchell takes second at girls' wrestling state tournament

Updated: Sat, Feb 3, 2018
WRESTLING Cheyenne Mountain 41, Coronado 15 At Coronado: Luke Antonia (132), Miklo Gibb (152) and Konrad Ziegler...

COS Metro wrestling notebook: Mesa Ridge's Fini looks to rebound after 3rd-place finish

Updated: Sat, Jan 20, 2018
Mesa Ridge's 220-pound force Dominic Fini knows the unfortunate feeling of coming within inches of a goal, to only fall short....

Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships to flaunt top-ranked athletes, returning talent

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
If you’re a fan of high school wrestling, you’re going to want to be at Doherty High School this weekend. The 18th-annual...

5 can't-miss prep events coming up this weekend around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Here's a look at some of the top high school sports coming up around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Boys'...

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: Pine Creek girls' basketball blows past Coronado in CSML opener

Updated: Thu, Jan 4, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Pine Creek 55, Coronado 21 At Pine Creek: Kate Ogrodny had 15 points and three blocks and Jordyn...

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...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Deonte Bridges, Cheyenne Mountain wrestling

Updated: Mon, Dec 18, 2017
Cheyenne Mountain wrestling coach Tyler Seaney had plans for Deonte Bridges dating back to the Indian sophomore’s seventh...

Prep notebook: Mesa Ridge wrestling sixth at NCCT

Updated: Sun, Dec 17, 2017
Beware of the Grizzlies Mesa Ridge came out of one of the state’s most prestigious wrestling tournaments over the weekend...

Saturday’s prep roundup: Local wrestlers take top honors at prestigious Northern Colorado meet

Updated: Sun, Dec 17, 2017
WRESTLING Old Chicago NCCT At Greeley: Jett Strickenberger of Discovery Canyon and Cheyenne Mountain’s Deonte Bridges took...

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,...

Efficiently run Best of the Best wrestling also allows for time to spend off mat

Updated: Sat, Dec 2, 2017
It was an incredible, never-before-seen occurrence as athletes, family and coaches spilled out of the Pine Creek gym Saturday...

Longtime Cheyenne Mountain friends head to college together to wrestle for Colorado Mesa

Updated: Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Two friends will have another four years together because Cheyenne Mountain High School senior Zach Garrard tagged along....

The Gazette Wrestling All-Area teams for 2016-17

Updated: Wed, Mar 15, 2017
The Gazette Wrestling All-Area teams for the 2016-17 season. First team 106: Patrick Allis, Discovery Canyon, so. - Class...

State wrestling notes: Cheyenne Mountain finishes third

Updated: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Mike McFadden (132 pounds) and Zac Baker (160) finished second as Cheyenne Mountain took third in the Class 4A team standings...

Paul Klee: UCCS soccer gets a tough one in Cheyenne Mountain wrestler Luke White

Updated: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
DENVER - Everyone knows pain is worse if you know it's coming. It's like when you stub your toe on the coffee table. That...

State wrestling notes: Sand Creek's Alefosio Saipaia surprises with finals appearance

Updated: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Sand Creek's 285 pounder unexpectedly makes finals Sand Creek's Alefosio Saipaia had a takedown in the final seconds of his...

State wresting notes: Mesa Ridge's Deric Cruz survives in triple overtime

Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Cruz keeps title hopes alive in 3 OTs Mesa Ridge senior Deric Cruz can still defend his state title after he narrowly...

Don't miss these 14 Colorado Springs-area wrestlers at state tournament

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017
The best state tournament in high school sports in Colorado kicks off Thursday and concludes Saturday when the state wrestling...

Pine Creek makes seamless move to 4A wrestling with six advancing to state

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Thanks to the statewide classification realignment prior to this school year, Pine Creek found itself in new territory,...

Regional wrestling roundup: Cheyenne Mountain sends 12 to state

Updated: Sat, Feb 11, 2017
4A Region 3 At Cheyenne Mountain: Cheyenne Mountain is sending 12 of a possible 14 wrestlers to next week's state tournament...

Cheyenne Mountain captures COS Metro Wrestling championship

Updated: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Cheyenne Mountain qualified six wrestlers into the finals at the Colorado Springs Metro Championships on Saturday, looking...

Discovery Canyon's Jared Turner learned his wrestling style at last year's Metros

Updated: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Discovery Canyon's Jared Turner tried to emulate his older brothers on the wrestling mat but never could live up to their...

Prep update: Emma List rounds out surging Discovery Canyon in girls' hoops

Published: Sun, Jan 15, 2017
List rounds out surging Discovery Canyon After filling its roster exclusively with homegrown players in the program's first...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Seven pins lead Mesa Ridge past Discovery Canyon

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. WRESTLING Mesa Ridge 48, Discovery...