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

Updated: Sat, Mar 31, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Noah Martinez, sr., Falcon - Martinez ran the show for a Falcon team that went 20-6 and earned the No. 4...

Lewis-Palmer's Matthew Ragsdale, others from region dominate at The Show Top 40 game

Updated: Sat, Mar 24, 2018
Lewis-Palmer’s Matthew Ragsdale, the junior responsible for the “shot heard around Monument,” had 38 points and was awarded...

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...

Smith blog: Doherty dunk contest brings us back to the fun of high school hoops

Updated: Wed, Mar 14, 2018
The end of any high school sports season is tough. It can only end in two ways: pure elation from winning a state title, or...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Ellicott boys' basketball falls to Yuma in 2A quarterfinals

Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Yuma 62, Ellicott 28 At Massari Arena: No. 7 Ellicott didn’t help itself against arguably the top boys’...

High school basketball: All-time greatest boys players from Colorado Springs

Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2018
In 2012 a panel of Colorado-Springs area experts helped The Gazette pick the greatest boys’ basketball players of all-time....

Saturday's prep roundup: Doherty's run for a 5A boys' basketball title ends on last-second shot

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
CLASS 5A (2) ThunderRidge 45, (7) Doherty 43 At Denver Coliseum: Doherty’s stellar season came to an end Saturday in the...

Scouting high school basketball playoffs: 5A/4A gets down to Great 8, 3A starts state

Updated: Thu, Mar 1, 2018
Boys Class 5A No. 7 Doherty Game data: No. 7 Doherty (21-4) vs. No. 2 Thunder Ridge (24-1)...Saturday at Denver Coliseum...

David Ramsey: Doherty hangs on, barely, to drop Cherry Creek in 5A basketball playoffs

Updated: Thu, Mar 1, 2018
Doherty is marching into the Great Eight, but the Spartans will need to get a grip on their emotions if they want the march to...

Top five Gazette Preps events to watch this week

Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Fountain-Fort Carson at Doherty, 7 p.m. Friday The Doherty Spartans are looking to wrap up an amazing season with a win over...

Pikes Peak rankings: Big week ahead for Fountain-Fort Carson girls and other teams on the cusp

Updated: Mon, Feb 12, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Feb. 12 Class 5A Doherty (18-4) Rampart (15-6) Liberty (16-6) Dropped out: N/A...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Chloe Welch's big night helps Mesa Ridge stay unbeaten in league

Updated: Thu, Feb 8, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Widefield 79, Mitchell 35 At Widefield: The Gladiators broke things open behind a 22-6 run that spanned...

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...

Pikes Peak rankings: 2 top girls' teams battle for No. 1 this week

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Feb. 5 Class 5A Doherty (16-3) Liberty (15-5) Rampart (14-5) Dropped out: N/A...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball trio comes up big in win over league foe Falcon

Updated: Fri, Feb 2, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Widefield 52, Elizabeth 33 At Widefield: Aaliyah Ricketts led with 19 points and Charisse Fairley...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty boys and girls basketball teams down Pine Creek

Updated: Fri, Feb 2, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Doherty 65, Pine Creek 53 At Pine Creek: The Eagles owned a two-point advantage headed back to the home...

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Mesa Ridge, Air Academy and Palmer Ridge among winners in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Jan 31, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 68, Widefield 41 At Widefield: Mesa Ridge coach Jeff Beatty feels like he acquired a big-time...

This week's top five events in Colorado Springs-area preps

Updated: Wed, Jan 31, 2018
Boys' Basketball Friday Falcon at Lewis-Palmer 7 p.m. With a league record of 7-2, Falcon is second in the Pikes Peak...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Liberty boys secure one-point win, CSS girls play spoiler in 2A Black Forest league

Updated: Tue, Jan 30, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Evangelical Christian Academy 50, Colorado Springs School 37 At Colorado Springs School: Justin Holt led...

Doherty boys, girls remain perfect in CSML basketball after scares from Liberty

Updated: Fri, Jan 26, 2018
Doherty senior Kyrele Benford had his own “flu game” Thursday when the two-time defending Colorado Springs Metro League...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty stays unbeaten in league by holding off F-FC in double-OT

Updated: Tue, Jan 23, 2018
BOYS' BASKETBALL Doherty 64, Fountain-Fort Carson 59, 2OT At Fountain-Fort Carson: Doherty blew a late four-point lead in...

Pikes Peak Rankings: The race in Class 3A girls is heating up

Updated: Mon, Jan 15, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Jan. 13 Class 5A Doherty (11-2) Rampart (9-4) Liberty (9-4) Dropped out: N/A...

Thursday's prep roundup: CSCS girls continue hot streak, outscore last two opponents 149-36

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
 Liberty 68, Rampart 53 At Rampart: Rampart had three scorers in double figures but it was not enough to...

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'...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty girls claim OT win over Pine Creek

Updated: Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Cole Sienknecht hit four 3-pointers and scored 28 points for the second consecutive game to lift the Mustangs to their third...

Pikes Peak Rankings: 5A boys, girls hoops make a switch at No. 1

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Jan. 8 Class 5A Doherty (9-2) Rampart (7-3) Liberty (8-3) Dropped out: N/A...

Duke Carey carries Doherty down the stretch in boys' basketball win vs. Liberty

Updated: Fri, Jan 5, 2018
Doherty’s Duke Carey wasn’t going to dish the ball down the stretch Thursday. He’s an unselfish distributor -- but this...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Stellar defensive play keeps CSCS perfect on young season

Updated: Fri, Dec 22, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL CSCS 40, Pagosa Springs 19 At CSCS: Megan Engesser led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points, and...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Coronado hockey downs Palmer

Updated: Tue, Dec 19, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Palmer Ridge 42, Vista Peak 29 At Vista Peak: The Palmer Ridge defense limited Vista Peak to less than...

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...

Saturday's prep roundup: Four double-digit scorers lead St. Mary's to first boys' basketball win of season

Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 76, Manitou Springs 65 At Manitou Springs: Gabe Calhoun scored 20 points and Camden Raedel and...

Friday’s prep roundup: Cole Jr., Newlin lift Pine Creek hockey past Battle Mountain

Updated: Fri, Dec 8, 2017
HOCKEY Pine Creek 4, Battle Mountain 3  At Vail: Pine Creek built an early three-goal lead, then hung on thanks in...

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...

Pikes Peak-area boys' basketball team capsules

Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017
5A Colorado Springs Metro League Coronado Coach: David Thomas (third season) Returning starters: F Jareth Morey, sr.; F...

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 Titans...

Monday's prep roundup: Fast start helps Air Academy knock off Palmer Ridge in girls' lacrosse

Updated: Mon, Apr 10, 2017
GIRLS' LACROSSE Air Academy 14, Palmer Ridge 10 At Air Academy: Reagan Brenenstuhl had a team-high five goals, Kennedy...

Brevin Brimble, CJ Jennings enjoy being part of basketball all-star 'Show'

Updated: Sat, Mar 25, 2017
DENVER - Brevin Brimble's final quarter of high school basketball looked an awful lot like an homage to his touted career at...

The Gazette 2016-17 Boys' Basketball All-Area teams

Updated: Wed, Mar 22, 2017
First team Guard Brevin Brimble, Doherty, sr. 5A CSML MVP led league champs with 20.4 points-per-game average. Guard...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer : Hunter Maldonado, Vista Ridge, basketball

Updated: Wed, Mar 1, 2017
Vista Ridge senior Hunter Maldonado won't settle in the spotlight. He'd prefer to pass it on. By now, a collection of the...

Doherty falls to Arapahoe in 5A boys' basketball battle

Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
In a game that looked like a bigger mismatch on paper than it actually was, No. 27 Arapahoe (11-14) bounced No. 6 Doherty...

Second-round capsules for 5A, 4A boys' basketball playoffs

Updated: Fri, Feb 24, 2017
After a first round with plenty of surprises, the top-seeded teams in the state jump into competition to try and knock down...

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 playoffs....

Six area teams get byes in 4A-5A boys' basketball state playoffs

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017
If there's such a thing as heading into the postseason with momentum, no boys' basketball team has much more of it than...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge locks up 4A CSML girls' basketball crown

Updated: Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Girls' Basketball Mesa Ridge 54, Cañon City 51 At Mesa Ridge: Behind 23 points and 16 rebounds from sophomore Ashley...

David Ramsey: Brimble leads Doherty to another wild basketball win over Rampart

Updated: Fri, Feb 10, 2017
In the final minute of Doherty's wild ride to victory over Rampart, Doherty senior star Brevin Brimble was standing in front...