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Perfect timing brings Justin Ross back to baseball field as Discovery Canyon coach

Updated: Wed, Jul 5, 2017

When Justin Ross moved his family back to northern Colorado Springs last summer following a year in McKinney, Texas, to...

Heath Kirkham takes over Discovery Canyon girls' hoops

Updated: Fri, Jun 2, 2017

On the Western Slope, the surname Kirkham is synonymous with championship basketball.

The next generation hopes for...

The Gazette 2016 Football 3A-&-below Peak Performer: Tyler McFarland, Discovery Canyon

Updated: Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Discovery Canyon coach Shawn Mitchell asks a lot from his quarterbacks - run the triple option, and, if you have a moment,...

Prep all-star baseball games make one-year return to Memorial Park

Updated: Mon, May 29, 2017

For most of its history, the annual Southern Colorado High School All-Star Games held court at Spurgeon Field in Memorial...

Trio of area players take part in USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team Trials

Updated: Sat, May 27, 2017

Just being on the floor with the nation's top high school basketball players was a treat in itself for incoming Sand Creek...

10 athletes to watch at state track and field

Updated: Wed, May 17, 2017

We tried to steer clear of track and field athletes we marked as “Athletes to Watch” before the season started.
But...

State tennis notes: Palmer Ridge notches a program-best fourth in 4A

Updated: Sun, May 14, 2017

Note: This story was updated to reflect the correct opponent for Cheyenne Mountain's Cory Patton Lossner in her regional...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Fountain Valley, ECA to battle in 2A girls' soccer quarters

Updated: Wed, May 10, 2017

Girls' Soccer

2A State Playoffs

No. 5 Fountain Valley 8, No. 12 Heritage Christian 1

At Fountain...

Rival sophomores set to meet in regional tennis finals

Updated: Tue, May 9, 2017

Discovery Canyon's Mattie Kuntzelman and Air Academy's Cori Campbell continue to thrive in their first year as their team's...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge sends Cheyenne Mountain baseball to third straight loss

Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017

BASEBALL

Palmer Ridge 9,

Cheyenne Mountain 5

At Cheyenne Mountain: The Pikes Peak region 4A No. 2...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' soccer earns top 5A CSML seed

Updated: Wed, May 3, 2017

GIRLS' SOCCER

Pine Creek 3, Liberty 0

At District 20 Stadium: Madeline Alhamra had two goals and an assist,...

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...

Prep follow: Discovery Canyon, Falcon girls' soccer teams trade kind gestures

Updated: Mon, May 1, 2017

Discovery Canyon and Falcon girls' soccer teams trade kind gestures; Doherty and Pine Creek split tennis title; three...

Cheyenne Mountain in cruise control while winning Pine Creek boys swimming invitational

Updated: Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Welcome to Daniel Carr's world, where you can enter a large boys' swimming event with low expectations and leave with four...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy baseball completes sweep of Cheyenne Mountain

Updated: Fri, Apr 28, 2017

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

BASEBALL

Air Academy 5,...

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,...

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...

Monday's prep roundup: TCA defends girls' league golf crown

Updated: Mon, Apr 24, 2017

GIRLS' GOLF

Elizabeth Invitational

At Spring Valley Golf Club: TCA shot a 280 to win the team title, and the...

Monday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge, Kellsey Sample win Cougar Classic golf tourney

Updated: Mon, Apr 17, 2017

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

GIRLS' GOLF

Cougar...

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...

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: Widefield baseball holds on to beat Golden

Updated: Wed, Mar 29, 2017

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

BASEBALL

Widefield 9,...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain hits 3 HRs in win over Discovery Canyon

Updated: Wed, Mar 22, 2017

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

BASEBALL

Cheyenne Mountain...

The Gazette 2016-17 Girls' Basketball 5A-4A All-Area teams

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

First team

Guard

Chloe Welch,

Mesa Ridge, jr.

Her 18.0 ppg average led all of 4A, while her 469...

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 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,...

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...

Monday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon girls' tennis starts season with win over Lewis-Palmer

Updated: Mon, Mar 13, 2017

GIRLS' TENNIS

Discovery Canyon 5, Lewis-Palmer 2

At Lewis-Palmer: Mattie Kuntzelman, the reigning 4A state...

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...

Discovery Canyon girls' tennis continues evolution into area power

Updated: Wed, Mar 1, 2017

They're not quite there, yet.

But to think that four years ago, the fledgling girls' tennis program at Discovery...

TCA upends rival Discovery Canyon to advance in girls' basketball

Updated: Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Something had to give on the north side of Colorado Springs on Friday night.

The No. 12 Discovery Canyon girls'...

League, geographical foes meet again, this time in girls', boys' basketball playoffs

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

League play in prep basketball wrapped up last weekend.

Or did it? Now, it seems to be back, just in time for the...

Girls' basketball 5A, 4A state tournament capsules

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

With so many first-round upsets, there are some interesting disparities in rankings matchups. But that's what makes it fun....

Wednesday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson, Liberty deliver first-round upsets

Updated: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

...

To bye or not to bye? Area girls' hoop coaches seem to prefer rest, time to prepare

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017

To the surprise of Phil Roiko, his Air Academy girls' basketball team will get a few extra days off to hopefully get things...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge, Lewis-Palmer basketball split league title

Updated: Fri, Feb 17, 2017

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

Boys' Basketball

Lewis-Palmer...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge locks up PPAC as coach Joe Hites notches win No. 400

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

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

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Vista...

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...

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,...

SWIMMING NOTES: Rampart finishes fifth in 4A

Updated: Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Rampart takes fifth in 4A

The first year at the Class 4A girls' swimming meet certainly treated Rampart well.

...

Prep update: Mesa Ridge's Cruz looks to defend wrestling title after tough regional loss

Updated: Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Mesa Ridge's Cruz looks to defend title after tough regional loss

Defending state champ Deric Cruz has had a series...

State swimming notes: Rampart enjoys results after shift to 4A

Updated: Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Rampart has a big Day 1

in first 4A state meet

Rampart, which moved down to Class 4A as part of the statewide...

Thursday's prep roundup: No. 1 Doherty girls win again

Updated: Thu, Feb 9, 2017

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Doherty 56, Rampart 33

At Rampart: Pikes Peak region No. 1 Doherty (20-1, 10-0 5A Colorado...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Rampart's Jackson Ehrlin has 49 points in win over Liberty

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Rampart 86, Liberty 64

At Rampart: Jackson Ehrlin had a gigantic game to lead the 5A No. 2...