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Mesa Ridge’s Chloe Welch nails shot at end of third quarter to trigger girls' basketball win over Doherty

Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017
It took just eight seconds and three passes to get the ball into the hands of senior guard Chloe Welch. She placed her feet...

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...

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,...

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...

Team chemistry critical to Doherty girls' playoff run

Updated: Sat, Mar 4, 2017
Despite the fact that there are no ropes involved in basketball, holding onto one means an awful lot to the Doherty girls'...

Doherty starts fast before Grandview powers to 5A state girls basketball win

Updated: Sat, Mar 4, 2017
DENVER - Doherty watched in disbelief as No. 2 Grandview scored five points in the final three seconds of the first quarter on...

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A, 3A state tournaments

Updated: Fri, Mar 3, 2017
The 5A and 4A tournaments move into the quarterfinals of their respective tournaments, while 3A teams step into the first...

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...

Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017
DJ Latino is sure to meet plenty of friends prior to Tuesday's game between Pueblo East and Mesa Ridge in a girls' 4A round of...

Girls' basketball playoff capsules for 5A, 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017
A berth in the quarterfinals and a trip to the Denver Coliseum is just one win away as teams hit the round of 16 on Tuesday in...

Doherty downs Rampart in second round of 5A girls' basketball playoffs

Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Kalani Poloa knew her team needed a spark. For the first time all season, the Spartans found themselves down at the half....

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...

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...

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...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings: Doherty boys, girls No. 1 in basketball

Updated: Tue, Feb 7, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team (RPI) *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty (7) 15-3 1 2. Rampart (10) 14-5 3 3. Vista Ridge (16)...

Doherty girls' hoops uses 10-0 run to rally vs. Pine Creek

Updated: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
After the final buzzer and with the hard-fought victory sealed, Mykiaa Minniss sat on the court with an open-mouth smile as...

Rematch between Doherty, Pine Creek in girls' hoops among games to watch

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
This week we get several matchups between teams in the top three spots of a few conferences. It's fun to see so many league...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vanguard boys' basketball continues surge with road win at Buena Vista

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Vanguard 78, Buena Vista 71 At Buena Vista: Seth Fuqua poured in 34 points, helping The Vanguard School...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 13-3 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 13-4 2 3. Rampart 12-5 3 4A 1....

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...

No. 1 Doherty girls earn hard-fought win over Liberty

Updated: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
On a night when Doherty didn't have its best game, the Spartans still showed the rest of the 5A Colorado Springs Metro League...

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...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 10-3 1 2. Vista Ridge 11-4 3 3. Rampart 10-5 2 4A 1. Sand...

Monday's prep roundup: Doherty hockey rallies, beats Pine Creek in overtime

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
HOCKEY Doherty 5, Pine Creek 4 At Sertich: Scott Sellers' second goal of the game 1:29 into overtime gave Doherty (2-10,...

Undefeated Manitou Springs, Peyton boys' basketball battle among games to watch this week

Updated: Wed, Jan 18, 2017
While we're in the thick of league play, this week we look at a couple of nonconference matchups and a cross-classification...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 16, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 9-3 1 2. Rampart 9-4 2 3. Vista Ridge 9-4 3 4A 1. Sand...

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...

Defending 3A, 4A boys' hoops teams face off among this weekend's prep games to watch

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017
While wind blew away some games early in the week, it looks like snow should hold off until competitions are done this week....

Doherty outlasts Pine Creek in overtime in girls' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 10, 2017
Somewhere between exiting the court at halftime and returning to start the second half, Doherty lost its offense. But the...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 9, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 7-3 No. 1 2. Rampart 7-3 No. 2 3. Vista Ridge 7-4 No. 3 4A...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Liberty tops Sand Creek in girls' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 3, 2017
Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' BASKETBALL Liberty 38, Sand Creek...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge boys top Coronado

Updated: Wed, Dec 21, 2016
Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Vista Ridge 52, Coronado...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Dec 19, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 5-1 1 2. Rampart 4-3 2 3. Liberty 5-4 NR 4A 1. Sand Creek...

Doherty girls' hoops off to best start in 10 years after win over Mountain Vista

Updated: Thu, Dec 15, 2016
Through the first eight minutes of play Thursday night, Doherty let Mountain Vista hang around. After one quarter, the...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Tue, Dec 13, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 3-1 t1 2. Rampart 3-2 t1 3. Vista Ridge 2-3 3 4A 1....

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:...

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....