More content

Coronado graduate Kyle Snyder wins AAU Sullivan Award as nation's best amateur athlete, only fourth wrestler ever

Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018
NEW YORK - 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion Kyle Snyder won the 2018 AAU Sullivan Award in ceremonies at 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...

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...

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...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball trio comes up big in win over league foe Falcon

Updated: Fri, Feb 2, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Widefield 52, Elizabeth 33 At Widefield: Aaliyah Ricketts led with 19 points and Charisse Fairley...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty boys and girls basketball teams down Pine Creek

Updated: Fri, Feb 2, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Doherty 65, Pine Creek 53 At Pine Creek: The Eagles owned a two-point advantage headed back to the home...

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...

Metro Wrestling notebook: Discovery Canyon's Allis shaping to become 3-time champ

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Patrick Allis’ main objective this season is simple: win a state trophy. But the Discovery Canyon wrestler wouldn’t mind...

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...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's clinch one-point win to remain undefeated in girls' basketball

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Discovery Canyon 74, Sand Creek 46 At Discovery Canyon: The Thunder scored 23 points in the third quarter...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy's Ryan Self hits two late-game shots in boys' basketball win over Sand Creek

Updated: Fri, Jan 5, 2018
ICE HOCKEY Creste Butte 5, Rampart At Sertich Ice Center: Tyler Montoya scored two goals but the Rams couldn’t overcome a...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Coronado hockey downs Palmer

Updated: Tue, Dec 19, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Palmer Ridge 42, Vista Peak 29 At Vista Peak: The Palmer Ridge defense limited Vista Peak to less than...

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...

Saturday's prep roundup: Four double-digit scorers lead St. Mary's to first boys' basketball win of season

Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 76, Manitou Springs 65 At Manitou Springs: Gabe Calhoun scored 20 points and Camden Raedel and...

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...

Longtime Colorado Springs high school wrestling coach Matt Brickell stepping down, but he's not done coaching

Updated: Mon, Mar 13, 2017
Matt Brickell called it quits from wrestling in 2013, but the sport had a tighter hold on him than he'd thought. As he tries...

David Ramsey: Coronado wrestler Stephen Dabelko dreamed of ruling Colorado, and fell just short

Updated: Sun, Feb 19, 2017
DENVER - Stephen Dabelko ran along lonely roads east of Colorado Springs, listening to Garth Brooks, George Strait and Charlie...

Peter Isais, Britton Holmes claim back-to-back state wrestling titles

Updated: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
DENVER - Pine Creek's Peter Isais had a comfortable lead as the seconds wound down on his finals win, but he decided to go for...

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...

Prep roundup: "Officials vs. Cancer" brings awareness to basketball courts

Updated: Sun, Jan 22, 2017
"Officials vs. Cancer" brings awareness to high school courts About 1,100 high school basketball officials around Colorado...

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...

The Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: KJ Kearns, Coronado wrestling

Updated: Mon, Jan 16, 2017
The best wrestlers not only put in more gym time to be the strongest physically, but they also gain a psychological advantage...

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...

Prep update: Coronado's Steve Dabelko picking off the competition in comeback wrestling season

Updated: Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Dabelko picking off the competition in comeback season Coronado's Steve Dabelko has a list of opponents he wants to face in...