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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,...

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.


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.


Mesa Ridge 48,...

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...