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

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017

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

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...

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...

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...

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.


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...

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...

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


1A Playoffs, First Round

Peyton 16, Limon 7

At Peyton: Pikes Peak 2A and Below No. 1 Peyton...

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...