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Thanks to teamwork, prep athletic directors hit the ground running in new places

Updated: Thu, Jun 8, 2017

More than two weeks elapsed between when Sierra athletic director Brian Petzold accepted an offer to take a similar position...

Colorado Springs photographer Pete Gniadek leaves legacy of developed images, relationships

Updated: Wed, Jun 7, 2017

For many people, he was known just by his first name. That was all it took.

"He was Pete from Apre," Liberty...

Palmer Ridge, Pine Creek girls shoot school-best golf finishes

Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

ERIE - Palmer Ridge's Kellsey Sample and Pine Creek's Elly Carlson sealed a career and legacy with one last rattle of the...

Palmer Ridge's Kellsey Sample recovers to sit seventh in 4A state girls' golf

Updated: Mon, May 22, 2017

ERIE - Palmer Ridge senior Kellsey Sample left the Colorado National Golf Club in swift fashion Monday, frantically grabbing...

Area's depth on display with 12 semifinal berths at 4A state girls' tennis tournament

Updated: Thu, May 11, 2017

PUEBLO -- Palmer Ridge's three doubles semifinalists were part a strong area showing at the Class 4A state girls' tennis...

Quick success for Coronado girls' tennis under Tyler Philipsen

Updated: Tue, May 9, 2017

Before he became coach of the Coronado girls' tennis team, Tyler Philipsen had a vision.

On Thursday, the first-year...

Champ Pine Creek, Cheyenne Mountain advance out of 4A girls' golf regional

Updated: Mon, May 8, 2017

Pine Creek girls' golf coach Shane Brown has long said there's so many things to like about Elly Carlson's game.

So,...

Saturday's prep roundup: Fountain Valley's Ivy Zhang wins No. 1 singles title at 3A regional

Updated: Sat, May 6, 2017

GIRLS' TENNIS

3A Region 7

At Pueblo City Park: Fountain Valley junior Ivy Zhang, who had won only two matches...

Friday's prep roundup: Thunder's Kuntzelman, Kadets' Campbell both advance to state in girls' tennis

Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017

GIRLS' TENNIS

Regionals

4A

Region 1

At Flying Horse: Air Academy's Cori Campbell and Discovery...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Coronado undefeated in boys' swimming league duals again

Updated: Tue, May 2, 2017

BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING

Coronado 112, Fountain-Fort Carson 68

At Fountain-Fort Carson: Randle Burtoft won...

Monday's prep roundup: Sample, Air Academy capture golf titles at Indian Invitational

Updated: Tue, May 2, 2017

GIRLS' GOLF

Cheyenne Mountain Invitational

At Country Club of Colorado: Kellsey Sample of Palmer Ridge shot a...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' soccer shuts out Doherty to create 3-way tie for 1st

Updated: Thu, Apr 27, 2017

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

GIRLS' SOCCER

Pine Creek 4,...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge baseball rallies to beat Lewis-Palmer

Updated: Wed, Apr 26, 2017

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

BASEBALL

Palmer Ridge 9,...

Tuesday's prep roundup: McKenna Monk goes over 100 soccer goals for Fountain Valley

Updated: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

GIRLS' SOCCER

Fountain Valley 8, Trinidad 0

At Fountain Valley: McKenna Monk scored four goals in the first...

Gazette Preps high school sports rankings: Several teams break into rankings after key wins

Updated: Mon, Apr 24, 2017

High school sports rankings for teams across the Pikes Peak region and the Colorado Springs area for the week of April...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain beats Lewis-Palmer in baseball

Updated: Wed, Apr 19, 2017

BASEBALL

Cheyenne Mountain 3, Lewis-Palmer 0

At Cheyenne Mountain: Matthew Smith tossed seven shutout innings...

Friday's prep roundup: Liberty girls, Coronado boys win Mitchell track meet

Updated: Sat, Apr 15, 2017

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

TRACK AND FIELD

Petrelli and...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' soccer drops league game for first time this decade against Rampart

Updated: Fri, Apr 14, 2017

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Rampart 2, Pine Creek 0

At District 20 Stadium: The Eagles went into the game ranked No. 1 in...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Rampart golfer Arielle Keating wins Trojan Invitational

Updated: Wed, Apr 12, 2017

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

GIRLS' GOLF

Trojan...

Signing Day notes from around Pikes Peak region

Updated: Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Pine Creek's Willis to walk on at Troy

Collin Willis isn't getting a scholarship at Division 1 FBS football program...

Coronado baseball players turn down four-year offers to continue developing at junior colleges

Updated: Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Coronado sluggers Tanner Mayberry and Alex Bumpus didn't get much time to soak it in after signing their national letters of...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain tops Falcon in baseball

Updated: Wed, Apr 12, 2017

BASEBALL

Cheyenne Mountain 10, Falcon 9, 10 innings

At Cheyenne Mountain: The Pikes Peak 4A No. 1 Indians...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Trevor Kramer leads Fountain-Fort Carson past Coronado in baseball

Updated: Fri, Apr 7, 2017

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

BASEBALL

Fountain-Fort...

Prep roundup: Weather, again, the No. 1 obstacle for girls golfers

Updated: Sun, Apr 2, 2017

Weather, again, the No. 1 obstacle for girls golfers

The girls' golf season often takes as much strategy on the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: The Classical Academy blanks Lewis-Palmer in girls' soccer

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

GIRLS' SOCCER

The Classical Academy 3, Lewis-Palmer 0

At TCA: The Pikes Peak region 4A No. 2 Titans (4-0)...

All-conference teams for 2016-17 winter seasons

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Here are the all-conference selections for 2016-17 winter seasons.

BASKETBALL

high school boys'

Class...

Friday's prep roundup: St. Mary's opens with overtime victory in girls' soccer

Updated: Fri, Mar 17, 2017

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

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

St. Mary's...

The Gazette Wrestling Upper Weights Peak Performer of the Year: Jimmy Weaver, Coronado

Updated: Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Jimmy Weaver waited until after the season to reveal he'd been wrestling with a broken finger since December.

After...

Preseason capsules of area prep girls' tennis teams

Updated: Wed, Mar 15, 2017

5A

Fountain-Fort Carson

Coach: Mary Heisel (third season)

Key players: Madison Sabala, jr.

...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge holds off Pueblo West in baseball

Updated: Tue, Mar 14, 2017

BASEBALL

Palmer Ridge 4, Pueblo West 3

At Pueblo West: There was no time to look toward the future with the...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Mar 13, 2017

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

BASEBALL

Team Record Last Week

5A

1. Pine...

Saturday's prep roundup: CSCS boys' basketball takes 3rd at state; Air Academy girls win soccer tournament; Coronado, Widefield claim track wins

Updated: Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Boys' Basketball

No. 3 CSCS 63, No. 1 Kent Denver 55, OT

At DU: Colorado Springs Christian School rallied from...

High school girls' track and field capsules for 2017

Updated: Sun, Mar 12, 2017

5A

Doherty

Coach: Robert Duensing (seventh season).

Key returners: DeAndre Achor, so.; Gabbi Chapa,...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy routs Durango in girls' lacrosse

Updated: Sat, Mar 11, 2017

GIRLS' LACROSSE

Air Academy 20, Durango 0

At D-20 Stadium: The Kadets (1-0) scored 16 goals in the first half...

Thursday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge spoils first TCA home baseball game

Updated: Fri, Mar 10, 2017

BASEBALL

Palmer Ridge 9, TCA 0

At TCA: Nathan Gishwiller tossed a complete-game three-hit shutout as Palmer...

Vista Ridge baseball coach, a 21-year-old Coronado graduate, to make debut against alma mater

Updated: Wed, Mar 8, 2017

Three seasons ago, Tanner Mayberry was among three freshmen to make the varsity baseball team at Coronado and, thanks to...

High school boys' track and field capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 7, 2017

5A

Coronado

Coach: Jeremy Kane (13th season)

Key players: Charles Broomfield, jr., thrower; Jaydon...

5A, 4A boys' swimming and diving capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 7, 2017

5A

Doherty

Coach: Murphy Barry (first season)

Key swimmers: Gavin Frisch, sr., 100 back, 200 IM; Keaton...

4A boys' swimming and diving got tougher with Pine Creek, Coronado moving in

Updated: Sun, Mar 5, 2017

Over the past five years, Air Academy and Cheyenne Mountain have dominated the 4A boys' swimming and diving scene - not just...

Prep girls golf capsules for 5A, 4A, 3A

Updated: Thu, Mar 2, 2017

5A

Doherty

Coach: John Laxson (first season)

Key players: Page Weil, Kortnay Jaworski and Athena...

Friday's prep roundup: Coronado advances nine to regional semifinals

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

WRESTLING

Regionals

5A Region 4

At Arvada West: Coronado advanced nine wrestlers to the semifinals on...

Coronado looking for much better state wrestling tourney than last season

Updated: Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Coronado has at least this to hang onto heading into the state tournament: It certainly can't go worse than last...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Doherty wrestling wins 5A Colorado Springs Metro League

Updated: Mon, Feb 6, 2017

WRESTLING

Doherty 58, Palmer 14

At Palmer: Doherty finished off an unbeaten league season and became the 5A...

Drop to 4A gives four area girls' swimming programs more state berths

Updated: Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Next weekend at the 4A state swim and dive championships in Fort Collins, Olivia Chatman won't have to text her teammates at...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer nips Cheyenne Mountain in girls' swimming dual

Updated: Wed, Jan 25, 2017

GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING

Lewis-Palmer 162,

Cheyenne Mountain 153

At Cheyenne Mountain: Meredith Rees...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge wins 4A metro girls' basketball battle

Updated: Tue, Jan 24, 2017

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Mesa Ridge 61, Sierra 52

At Mesa Ridge: The Pikes Peak 4A No. 1 Grizzlies (11-2, 7-0 4A...

Thursday's prep roundup: Air Academy beats Discovery Canyon on final pin

Updated: Fri, Jan 20, 2017

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

WRESTLING

Air Academy 37,...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Hunter Maldonado sets Vista Ridge school record with 40 points

Updated: Wed, Jan 18, 2017

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

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Vista...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon routs Lewis-Palmer in wrestling

Updated: Tue, Jan 17, 2017

WRESTLING

Discovery Canyon 58, Lewis-Palmer 21

At Discovery Canyon: Jared Turner (138) and Patrick Allis (106)...

Area girls' swim teams see Hornet Invite as annual rite of winter

Updated: Thu, Jan 12, 2017

By the time winter break ends and swimmers return to the competitive waters, the girls' season is already halfway over and...