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David Ramsey: 4 reasons to believe in Kalen Ballage's future as NFL running back

Updated: Sun, May 20, 2018
Former Falcon star Kalen Ballage is headed, eventually, to NFL stardom, but he won’t arrive there next season. He’ll be the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: TCA girls' golf claims first-ever regional title; Ellicott, ECA baseball move on in 2A Region 8

Updated: Tue, May 8, 2018
BASEBALL Class 2A Region 8 Tournament Ellicott 3, Dolores Huerta Prep 3 At Ellicott: Ellicott started fast scoring five...

Thursday's prep roundup: Manitou Springs ends Colorado Springs Christian School's unbeaten run in girls' soccer, Lions name new boys' basketball coach

Updated: Fri, May 4, 2018
Girls soccer Manitou Springs 5, Colorado Springs Christian 0 At Manitou Springs: The Mustangs (13-2) handed the Lions...

Saturday's prep roundup: Home run by freshman Hudson Anderson keys Colorado Springs Christian School's first season win

Updated: Sat, Apr 28, 2018
BASEBALL Palmer Ridge 8, Lewis-Palmer 3 At Palmer Ridge: Gabe Halaby had an impressive day at the plate and on the mound,...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse

Updated: Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Lewis-Palmer boys’ lacrosse coach Dan Mullins doesn’t mince words when discussing senior captain Garrett Ziegler. “First...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain’s Choi tops leaderboard for second time this season

Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018
GIRLS’ GOLF Lancer Invitational At Pine Creek Golf Club: Maxine Choi carded a six-over-par 78 to win top medalist honors...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Palmer Ridge girls’ soccer notches first-ever win over Cheyenne Mountain

Updated: Thu, Apr 12, 2018
GIRLS’ SOCCER Palmer Ridge 2, Cheyenne Mountain 0 At Don Breese Stadium: Jordan Taft scored twice in the first half and...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge beats Air Academy girls' tennis as Kadets fall from undefeated start

Updated: Tue, Apr 10, 2018
After storming out to an 8-0 start to the year, the Air Academy girls’ tennis team has hit a few speed bumps. After...

Thursday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain's Choi earns top medalist billing at Trojan Invite

Updated: Thu, Apr 5, 2018
GIRLS' GOLF Trojan Invitational At Cheyenne Shadows GC: Cheyenne Mountain's Maxine Choi garnered top medalist honors after...

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...

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...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Wrestling All-Stars

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
FIRST TEAM 106: Jett Strickenberger, Discovery Canyon, fr.: He started off his high school career on a high note, finishing...

Saturday's prep roundup: Strong sprint finishes lead Air Academy girls' track team to Harrison Panther Invitational title

Updated: Sat, Mar 17, 2018
BASEBALL Discovery Canyon 12, Palmer 1 (5 innings) At Palmer: The Thunder jumped to a 6-0 lead in the sixth innings, and...

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...

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....

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

Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2018
Who selected the players? Gazette Preps did not cast a vote in selecting these players, but rather oversaw the creation of...

Gazette Preps 2018 girls' track and field preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Class 5A Coronado Coach: Doug Hugill Returning athletes: Jaelyn Hershberger, jr., long and triple jumps; Madeline...

Gazette Preps 2018 boys' track and field preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Class 5A Coronado Coach: Jeremy Kane, 14th year Returning athletes: Charles Broomfield, sr., throws; Justin Dwinell,...

Gazette Preps 2018 girls' track and field preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Class 5A Coronado Coach: Doug Hugill Returning athletes: Grace Abernathy, so., distance; Chloe Cassens, sr. distance;...

Falcon's inability to score costs team in state boys' hoops quarterfinal loss

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
There's perhaps no simpler way to describe the game of basketball than a line from Pepsi's Kyrie Irving's Uncle Drew...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Widefield and Falcon move on in Class 4A boys' basketball tournament

Updated: Wed, Feb 28, 2018
CLASS 4A (10) Widefield 54, (7) Silver Creek 51 At Silver Creek: Widefield racked up a four-point lead heading into the...

Gazette Preps girls' golf 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Wed, Feb 28, 2018
5A CSML Doherty Coach: Brett Courter, first year Last year: Did not qualify a team or any players for the state...

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...

Short-handed Falcon fends off Fort Morgan

Updated: Sat, Feb 24, 2018
FALCON – With the shots suddenly not falling and the lead dwindling to scraps, there was no help coming for the Falcon boys’...

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’...

Seven area wrestlers advance to state finals in Denver

Updated: Fri, Feb 16, 2018
DENVER — On the state’s biggest stage, Discovery Canyon wrestler Patrick Allis’ victory celebration was relatively mild....

Wednesday's prep roundup: Air Academy girls' basketball extends winning streak to 18

Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Calhan 60, Simla 46 At Simla: Calhan scored 28 points in the fourth quarter to earn a 2A District 8 win...

Scouting state wrestling: Top area contenders in each weight class

Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2018
This week 109 local wrestlers will make the Pepsi Center home as they battle to bring a state championship back to the Pikes...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wrestling roundup: Vista Ridge's Bella Mitchell takes second at girls' wrestling state tournament

Updated: Sat, Feb 3, 2018
WRESTLING Cheyenne Mountain 41, Coronado 15 At Coronado: Luke Antonia (132), Miklo Gibb (152) and Konrad Ziegler...

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...

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...

Monday’s prep roundup: Palmer hockey beats Woodland Park to end season-opening slide

Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018
HOCKEY Palmer 6, Woodland Park 3 At Sertich: Zack Swain scored three goals and added two assists to help Palmer end its...

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield boys' basketball holds on for win over Sierra, extends winning streak to six games

Updated: Fri, Jan 26, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING F-FC 43, Sierra Grande 16, Pueblo East 13 At Fountain-Fort Carson: Sophomore Amira O'Sullivan...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Derrell buzzer-beater completes comeback as Sand Creek stuns Vista Ridge

Updated: Thu, Jan 25, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Sand Creek 67, Vista Ridge 66 At Vista Ridge: Nikki Derrell hit a 3-pointer as time expired as Sand...

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...

Monday's Prep roundup: Ashten Prechtel posts double-double in Discovery Canyon win

Updated: Tue, Jan 23, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Discovery Canyon 57, Cheyenne Mountain 44 At Cheyenne Mountain: Ashten Prechtel led the Thunder with 22...

Metro Wrestling notebook: Discovery Canyon's Allis shaping to become 3-time champ

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Patrick Allis’ main objective this season is simple: win a state trophy. But the Discovery Canyon wrestler wouldn’t mind...

Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships to flaunt top-ranked athletes, returning talent

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
If you’re a fan of high school wrestling, you’re going to want to be at Doherty High School this weekend. The 18th-annual...

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...

Friday’s prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys stay unbeaten, wins 25th straight regular-season game

Updated: Fri, Jan 12, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 76, Cheyenne Mountain 61 At Lewis-Palmer: Joel Scott led all scorers with 24 points as...

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...
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