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Saturday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge football ends five-game playoff losing streak

Updated: Sat, Nov 11, 2017
FOOTBALL No. 14 Vista Ridge 39, No. 3 Fruita Monument 34 At Stocker Stadium: Rowan Neal returned to his starting...

Friday's prep football roundup: Canon City upset by Durango, finishes 9-2

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
Class 3A Football Playoffs Durango 49, Canon City 21 At Canon City: The Tigers were the first to score, thanks to a 14-yard...

Scouting state football playoffs: Game-by-game preview of Colorado Springs-area teams this weekend

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
** Class 5A ** No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson Game data: No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson vs. No. 2 Eaglecrest … Friday at 7 p.m....

Pikes Peak region football forecast: Meet the 8 area teams heading to the postseason

Updated: Mon, Nov 6, 2017
CHSAA officially released the 2017 state football playoff brackets on Sunday, with eight Pikes Peak region teams sprinkled...

Saturday's prep roundup: TCA boys' soccer moves on to semifinals

Updated: Sat, Nov 4, 2017
CHSAA 1A FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Paonia 13, Peyton 0 At Peyton: Despite a credible 8-1 start to the season, No. 8 Peyton fell in...

Sun blog: Fountain-Fort Carson, Doherty, Widefield football vying for final playoff spots

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
Pine Creek, Palmer Ridge, Canon City, Harrison and Discovery Canyon football teams are virtual shoo-ins for the playoffs. They...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Atlas Prep soccer shuts out Faith Christian to win in playoff debut

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
BOYS’ SOCCER 3A First Round No. 14 Atlas Prep 2, No. 19 Faith Christian 0 At Atlas Prep: Fourteen months ago, Atlas Prep...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch

Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Every year when college basketball season gets into a cluster of big games, ESPN comes up with a title for those contests that...

Thunder run wild in win over Lewis-Palmer

Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017
From its first snap, the Discovery Canyon football team was all about a run-first, grind-it-out offense that strives for first...

Thursday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer volleyball thumps Vista Ridge, extend winning streak to 44 wins

Updated: Thu, Oct 5, 2017
SOFTBALL Liberty 11, Palmer 1 At Liberty: Gabrielle Hoyt went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Delaney Hoyt also went 3 for 3...

New Vista Ridge quarterback leads way to victory

Updated: Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Jaylen Thomas made his debut as Vista Ridge’s primary quarterback in Friday’s game against Discovery Canyon on the Wolves’...

Ty Evans passes for 390 yards in Palmer Ridge football win over Discovery Canyon

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
It looks like a stat line for the pros. Four touchdowns. No interceptions and 390 yards passing. Palmer Ridge quarterback Ty...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek football shuts out Windsor

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
A round up of preps football, field hockey, softball, boys' soccer, boys' tennis and area tournaments 

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, it...

Discovery Canyon's Barber gets chance to finish career on field

Updated: Fri, Dec 2, 2016
Christmas came early for Jonah Barber. The senior guard for Discovery Canyon's football team had spent the last 23 games...

Winning traditions have Pine Creek, Discovery Canyon teams on brink of state titles

Updated: Fri, Dec 2, 2016
Between the two programs, Pine Creek and Discovery Canyon have suited up for 23 playoff games since the 2013 season. So it's...

Discovery Canyon forced to add seating at D20 to host 3A football title game

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
Without a true indicator of the exact seating capacity of District 20 Stadium, Discovery Canyon agreed late Monday to add...

Discovery Canyon shuts down Silver Creek to advance to 3A title game

Updated: Mon, Nov 28, 2016
Josh Tomjack and Colt O'Connell had short touchdown runs, and Discovery Canyon's defense forced three turnovers and held...

State football semifinals capsules for Pine Creek, Discovery Canyon

Published: Fri, Nov 25, 2016
It's the penultimate weekend for fall sports, which means its semifinals time for most high school football classifications....

Discovery Canyon has 19 senior football starters supplying confidence heading to state semis

Updated: Mon, Nov 21, 2016
Those inexperienced overachievers who made up Discovery Canyon's football team a year ago are now veterans who face a ticking...

Prep football playoff capsules: Lewis-Palmer game still on, despite canceled classes

Updated: Fri, Nov 18, 2016
During the regular season, this spot notes three games we at Gazette Preps have our eyes on because they stand out. This...

Close wins helped shape undefeated football season for Discovery Canyon

Updated: Wed, Nov 16, 2016
A quick look at the numbers tells much about the degree of success enjoyed thus far by Discovery Canyon's football team. Off...

Top-seeded Discovery Canyon football wins state playoff opener handily

Updated: Sat, Nov 12, 2016
Discovery Canyon coach Shawn Mitchell has a policy about underclassmen lettering in football. Any player who gets into a...

State football playoffs: 3 teams give Colorado Springs area big hope in 3A

Updated: Fri, Nov 11, 2016
Besides a few good shots against each other, the 3A postseason teams from the Colorado Springs area haven't had much...

Too much of a good thing: Three D20 schools work out packed football playoff schedule at shared stadium

Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2016
It could have been ugly. Imagine the scene Sunday during a conference call between administrators from Discovery Canyon,...

Football state playoff brackets

Updated: Sun, Nov 6, 2016
The 6-man football playoffs open this week.  Here's a look at the state tournament bracket.

Friday's prep roundup: Peyton football advances to 1A quarterfinals

Updated: Sat, Nov 5, 2016
FOOTBALL 1A Playoffs, First Round Peyton 16, Limon 7 At Peyton: Pikes Peak 2A and Below No. 1 Peyton (10-0) earned the...

Prep football RPI rankings through Week 8

Updated: Mon, Oct 24, 2016
The Colorado high school football RPI rankings through Week 8 were released.  The rankings will determine playoff teams...

Discovery Canyon rallies twice in 2nd half to beat Lewis-Palmer in 3A showdown

Updated: Fri, Oct 14, 2016
Trailing at half for the first time this season, Discovery Canyon didn't panic. Nobody worried, from the coaches down to the...

Game of the Week: Lewis-Palmer, Discovery Canyon square off as unbeatens

Updated: Thu, Oct 13, 2016
It's been a challenging road for both Discovery Canyon and Lewis-Palmer this season. The two teams stacked their...

Ten-year anniversary of Fermin Vialpando's death stirs memories for coaches, kids

Updated: Sat, Oct 8, 2016
For at least three football teams in the Pikes Peak region, you won't see the No. 63 worn by any players. Coaches Al Melo...

Prep football follow: Cripple Creek-Victor wins first game since 2011

Updated: Mon, Sep 12, 2016
Cripple Creek-Victor wins first game since 2011 It was only week two of the high school football season, but Cripple...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Wed, Aug 31, 2016
As always, it's an interesting full opening weekend in high school football. Fountain-Fort Carson starts a new era, and in...

Class 5A-3A football preview capsules in the Colorado Springs area: Will Pine Creek climb back to the top?

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2016
CLASS 5A MOUNT MASSIVE Doherty Coach: Jeff Krumlauf Last season: 5-5, lost in first round of playoffs Key players:...

Best week-by-week battles in prep football: Liberty-Rampart gets us started

Updated: Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Is it too early to look ahead at the best football games from each week of the high school season? Certainly not. Especially...