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Friday's prep football roundup: Canon City upset by Durango, finishes 9-2

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
Class 3A Football Playoffs Durango 49, Canon City 21 At Canon City: The Tigers were the first to score, thanks to a 14-yard...

Scouting state football playoffs: Game-by-game preview of Colorado Springs-area teams this weekend

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
** Class 5A ** No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson Game data: No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson vs. No. 2 Eaglecrest … Friday at 7 p.m....

Sun blog: Fountain-Fort Carson, Doherty, Widefield football vying for final playoff spots

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
Pine Creek, Palmer Ridge, Canon City, Harrison and Discovery Canyon football teams are virtual shoo-ins for the playoffs. They...

Friday's roundup: Vista Ridge and Rampart win in football to set up showdown

Updated: Fri, Oct 27, 2017
FOOTBALL Vista Ridge 63, Palmer 6 At Vista Ridge: Jaylen Thomas threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Vista...

More milestones on the way for area football players

Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
You can add two more to the list of Pikes Peak region running backs who have joined the millennium club - and another that is...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
It's that time of the year again. The games are getting tougher and conference play is in full effect. And it wouldn't be a...

Thursday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer volleyball thumps Vista Ridge, extend winning streak to 44 wins

Updated: Thu, Oct 5, 2017
SOFTBALL Liberty 11, Palmer 1 At Liberty: Gabrielle Hoyt went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Delaney Hoyt also went 3 for 3...

Fountain-Fort Carson blocks Doherty's comeback attempt

Updated: Fri, Sep 29, 2017
He was just trying to make a good defensive stop. It wasn't until later that Fountain-Fort Carson's Jarett Cruz realized...

Prep notebook: Harrison football off to best start in three decades

Updated: Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Four weeks and four wins for Harrison Harrison’s galvanized football program is having its best start to a season in three...

Thursday's prep roundup: Rampart downs Liberty in softball

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
SOFTBALL Rampart 13, Liberty 3, 5 innings At Liberty: The Rams didn’t get things going until a four-run fourth inning....

Pine Creek football wears down Fountain-Fort Carson in rivalry rematch

Updated: Sat, Sep 16, 2017
A year ago it was a party on the sideline of the Fountain-Fort Carson football team after the Trojans upset the eventual state...

Thursday's prep roundup: Harrison rallies to football win

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Liberty 6,  Smoky Hill 0 At Stutler Bowl Stadium: Tina Bomberg and Julia Anarumo each had two goals to...

Fountain-Fort Carson football team's new ‘big man’ is hard to ignore

Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Fountain-Fort Carson football has a new big man anchoring its defensive line. And he’s hard to ignore - all 6-foot-7, 257...

If Week 2 of football was any indication, track season in Colorado Springs is going to be fun

Updated: Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Thursday and Friday I covered a pair of football games that featured immense running talent. First, Skyline and Coronado - the...

Gazette Preps Game of the Week: Fountain-Fort Carson can't keep up with powerhouse Pomona

Updated: Fri, Sep 8, 2017
Fountain-Fort Carson quarterback Eric Donnell got everyone thinking an upset over the state's top football program was...

Game of the Week glance: Fountain-Fort Carson vs. No. 1-ranked Pomona

Updated: Fri, Sep 8, 2017
A quick look at The Gazette's Game of the Week between Fountain-Fort Carson and No. 1-ranked Pomona. Game data: No. 1...

Game of the Week: Fountain-Fort Carson battles No. 1-ranked Pomona

Updated: Fri, Sep 8, 2017
When you look at Friday's matchup between Pomona and Fountain-Fort Carson football, it's hard to miss the No. 1 ranking next...

Local backs have big opportunity at Northern Colorado with Florida, CU on schedule

Updated: Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Would it be so far-fetched to imagine Brandon Cartagena or Anthony Davis, career backups at the Football Championship...

F-FC football attempts to rebound in second year under Novotny

Updated: Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Fountain-Fort Carson's football team recently welcomed a new offensive coordinator and implemented a comprehensive weight...

Top Colorado Springs-area prep football players make annual migration south to D2 powerhouse at CSU-Pueblo

Updated: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
It's a veritable rite of February. Go south, young man. That's music to the ears of those selling the 9-year-old football...

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.

Three prep football games to watch in Week 9

Updated: Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Fun weekend on tap. In the games we've got our eyes on this week, two league titles remain up for grabs, plus a big game for...

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 playoff teams...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Wed, Sep 28, 2016
We approach the midway point of the regular season for most classifications, which means some teams move into league play...

Prep football follow: Fountain-Fort Carson, Manitou continue winning ways

Updated: Mon, Sep 26, 2016
Fountain-Fort Carson defense finishes off another win Fountain-Fort Carson coach Jake Novotny challenged his defense after...

Protesting unlikely during national anthem for Fountain-Fort Carson football

Updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Kneeling, sitting or any other form of protest probably won't happen during the national anthem at Fountain-Fort Carson...

The Gazette Game of the Week: Pine Creek, Fountain-Fort Carson renew rivalry for real

Updated: Wed, Sep 14, 2016
Todd Miller has built a powerhouse football program over the past dozen years at Pine Creek. He based a lot of what he does...

Fountain-Fort Carson can't give new coach first win, falling to Ralston Valley in opener

Updated: Fri, Sep 2, 2016
FOUNTAIN - The Jake Novotny era didn't get off to the start Fountain-Fort Carson wanted. That was evident from the opening...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Wed, Aug 31, 2016
As always, it's an interesting full opening weekend in high school football. Fountain-Fort Carson starts a new era, and in...

Class 5A-3A football preview capsules in the Colorado Springs area: Will Pine Creek climb back to the top?

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2016
CLASS 5A MOUNT MASSIVE Doherty Coach: Jeff Krumlauf Last season: 5-5, lost in first round of playoffs Key players:...

Best week-by-week battles in prep football: Liberty-Rampart gets us started

Updated: Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Is it too early to look ahead at the best football games from each week of the high school season? Certainly not. Especially...

Ramsey: Mitch Johnson says he took high road to resign as Fountain-Fort Carson football coach, but it won't be easy

Updated: Wed, Jul 27, 2016
For 29 summers, Mitch Johnson spent the sunshine months preparing for Fountain-Fort Carson football's season. He did not play...

Fountain-Fort Carson tabs Jacob Novotny football coach to replace Mitch Johnson

Updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Jacob Novotny will be trying to replace a legend. He'll be reminded of that every time he steps into the Mitch Johnson...