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Prep notebook: Former F-FC sprinter balancing fatherhood, athletics and academics in college

Updated: Mon, Apr 16, 2018
If life after high school has taught former Fountain-Fort Carson sprinter Christian Lyon one thing, it’s how fast things can...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 5A-4A Girls' Basketball All-Stars

Updated: Fri, Mar 30, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Chloe Welch, sr., Mesa Ridge - Welch concluded her impressive high school career by leading her team to the...

Doherty's Brionna McBride, Kyrele Benford lead CSML all-stars to sweep of PPAC

Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Spectators at the Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro League vs. Class 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference all-star basketball games...

All-time area high school basketball team: It's time to honor the girls of Colorado Springs

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
In 2012, Lewis-Palmer’s Josh Scott and Sierra’s Wesley Gordon, both University of Colorado commits, embarked as the state’s...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer girls' hoops holds off Centaurus

Updated: Sat, Feb 24, 2018
GIRLS’S BASKETBALL (22) Lewis-Palmer 34, (11) Centaurus 33 At Lafayette: There was a time, not terribly long ago, when...

Prep notebook: Falcon boys basketball fights adversity to No. 4 seed in Class 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Falcon’s best hoops season yet only gets better After already winning its most games in program history, the Falcon boys’...

Ashten Prechtel reaches 1,000 as Discovery Canyon girls' basketball claims a win over Vista Ridge

Updated: Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Ashten Prechtel reached 1,000 career points aiding the Discovery Canyon girls' basketball team to a 50-44 victory over the...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Doherty in hunt for team title after first day of Class 5A Region 3 wrestling tournament

Updated: Fri, Feb 9, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Class 5A State Championships At Chatfield: Lewis-Palmer junior Meredith Rees seeded fourth in...

Thursday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon's Rachel Alexander takes lead to Friday's 3A state diving finals

Updated: Thu, Feb 8, 2018
Boys basketball Lewis-Palmer 61, Discovery Canyon 50 At Discovery Canyon: The Rangers (19-2, 11-1) fought back from a...

Gazette Preps' top five events

Updated: Wed, Feb 7, 2018
Girls' Basketball Colorado Springs Christian at St. Mary's 7 p.m. Friday Well someone has to lose. St. Mary's hosts...

SIGNING DAY: Colorado Springs-area athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent

Updated: Wed, Feb 7, 2018
Wednesday marks the third official Signing Day for high school athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent. Find out...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Ashten Prechtel, Discovery Canyon basketball

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
Discovery Canyon junior basketball player Ashten Prechtel has the asset that can’t be improved with long hours in the gym and...

Prep Notebook: L-P, TCA and AA hoops on the rise, Canon City wrestling finding late-season confidence

Updated: Sun, Feb 4, 2018
Lewis-Palmer has enjoyed a long-winning tradition in boys’ hoops, but its defeats have often played an important role, too....

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball rebounds from loss with win over Sand Creek

Updated: Sat, Jan 27, 2018
CHSAA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Baseball's expansion to a 23-game regular season in Class 3A, 4A and 5A, football's calendar...

The Air Academy girls' basketball team continues its winning streak thanks to total-team effort

Updated: Sat, Jan 27, 2018
The Air Academy girls basketball team doesn’t have a superstar on its starting lineup. No double-figure averages. Not one...

Top 5 high school events of the weekend around Colorado Springs

Updated: Wed, Jan 24, 2018
THURSDAY Liberty at Doherty boys' basketball, 7 p.m. FRIDAY Vista Ridge at Falcon boys' basketball, 7 p.m. Air...

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...

5 can't-miss prep events coming up this weekend around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Here's a look at some of the top high school sports coming up around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Boys'...

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...

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...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain storms to early lead in boys' basketball win over Mitchell

Updated: Sat, Dec 16, 2017
ICE HOCKEY Standley Lake 6, Liberty 3 At Ice Centre at the Promenade in Westminster: Standley Lake (4-1, 3-0 Pinnacle...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer girls win tournament opener

Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 50, Peak to Peak 13 At Skyline: Preslee Enget scored 16 points and Arianna Blowe added 11...

2017-18 Gazette Preps girls' basketball team-by-team capsules

Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017
5A CSML Coronado Coach: Bryan Earls (first season) Last season: 3-21 (0-13 in league) Key players: G Abriana Burr,...

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...

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 points tied for eighth...

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' basketball...

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....

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...

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 Ridge 48,...

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 Rams. The...

Saturday's prep roundup: Doherty defeats Liberty in girls' basketball

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 64, Liberty 40 At Doherty: Aubriana Noti had her 15th double-double of the season - 18 points...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer gets big boys' basketball conference win

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 76, Sand Creek 62 At Sand Creek: In a battle of top-three teams in the 5A/4A Pikes Peak...

Air Academy relies on defense in girls basketball win

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Air Academy freshman Kylee Blacksten didn't think too much of her two late steals on Friday night, but it may go a long way in...

Games to watch include pair of Doherty-Liberty doubleheaders in boys' and girls' hoops

Updated: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
It's going to be hard to find games that will match up to what we saw Tuesday and Wednesday in the Pikes Peak region. Over...

Prep update: Emma List rounds out surging Discovery Canyon in girls' hoops

Published: Sun, Jan 15, 2017
List rounds out surging Discovery Canyon After filling its roster exclusively with homegrown players in the program's first...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: CSCS boys start quest for third straight crown with dominant victory

Updated: Sat, Dec 3, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL CSCS 79, Grand Valley 47 At Broomfield: Justin Engesser led three scorers in double figures with 25...

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A classifications

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
Here's a team-by-team look at girls' basketball programs in the 5A and 4A classifications. 5A CSML Coronado Coach:...

Influx of talent from Australia, Texas give boost to Discovery Canyon girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
Discovery Canyon girls' basketball coach Danelle Rivera sounds cautiously optimistic. In a preseason questionnaire about the...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Sand Creek hires girls' basketball coach

Updated: Sat, Sep 17, 2016
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Tommie Johnson was tabbed the new Sand Creek girls' basketball coach, Sand Creek announced via Twitter....