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Tuesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek diver takes down 8-year-old school mark

Updated: Tue, Apr 24, 2018
BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Pine Creek 123, Liberty 63 At Rampart: Matt Sherman broke an 8-year-old school record in diving,...

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...

David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge soccer star Emily Nguyen comes achingly close to defeating Lewis-Palmer

Updated: Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Palmer Ridge star Emily Nguyen had everything she wanted. Sarah Miller had fed her a precisely placed pass in front of the...

Peak Performer of the Week: Ereana McCallister, Harrison track and field

Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Harrison junior sprinter Ereana McCallister has the kind of burst that Panther track and field coach Al Melo wouldn’t mind...

Monday's prep roundup: Coronado baseball earns walkoff win over Fountain-Fort Carson

Updated: Mon, Apr 16, 2018
BASEBALL La Junta 5, The Classical Academy 4 At La Junta: TCA scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a...

Discovery Canyon boys' swimming puts on a clinic at Cheyenne Mountain Invite

Updated: Sat, Apr 14, 2018
In one week, Discovery Canyon jumped up two spots in the CoPrepSwim 4A state rankings - and from a peek at the Cheyenne...

Lewis-Palmer's Aric Althouse breaks 14-year-old pool, meet record at Cheyenne Mountain Invite

Updated: Sat, Apr 14, 2018
Records are meant to be broken. But one pool and meet record a the Cheyenne Mountain Invite looked like it may never be...

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

Updated: Fri, Apr 13, 2018
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN Thomas Chaston, Track — Colorado State (DI) Kinley Coe Cheyenne, Volleyball — Northeastern Junior...

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...

Monday’s prep roundup: TCA girls claim first team tournament victory

Updated: Tue, Apr 10, 2018
GIRLS’ GOLF At Four Mile Ranch Golf Club: TCA claimed its first team title in school history, and Ashlee Sample of Palmer...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Kate Griffin, Coronado golf

Updated: Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Kate Griffin has a name for the first golf competitive tournament of the season: the rust buster. Thursday’s Lady Trojan...

Saturday's prep roundup: Pine Creek baseball earns shutout to stay perfect in 5A CSML

Updated: Sun, Apr 8, 2018
BASEBALL Pine Creek 11, Coronado 0 At Coronado: The Eagles scored 10 of their runs in the first two innings and cruised...

Pine Creek senior Nick Sherman ranked No. 1 in 6 events in 4A boys' swimming

Updated: Sat, Apr 7, 2018
The Colorado High School Activities Association released the season's first boys' swimming rankings of the year on Thursday....

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 5A-4A Boys' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Joel Scott, Lewis-Palmer

Updated: Mon, Apr 2, 2018
Joel Scott strapped the Lewis-Palmer boys’ basketball team to his back this season and carried the Rangers as far as he could...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Ice Hockey All-Stars

Updated: Mon, Apr 2, 2018
FIRST TEAM F: Tyler Montoya, sr., Rampart The area star finished with 50 points (22 goals, 28 assists) good for a tie for...

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...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Girls' Swimming and Diving All-Stars

Updated: Tue, Mar 27, 2018
FIRST TEAM Cat Wright, sr., Cheyenne Mountain: After dominating in freestyle and butterfly events last season, Wright found...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Brady Choban, Lewis-Palmer baseball

Updated: Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Lewis-Palmer senior Brady Choban’s days of wearing multiple hats on the baseball diamond are coming to a close, but he’s...

Monday’s prep roundup: Clark’s walkoff single in the eighth boosts Widefield past Westminster

Updated: Mon, Mar 26, 2018
 BASEBALL Widefield 2, Westminster 1 (8 innings) At Widefield: Elijah Clark’s walkoff single to left field scored...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy boys' lacrosse tallies season-best 22 goals in win

Updated: Sat, Mar 24, 2018
BASEBALL St. Mary’s Pirate Invitational, TBD Colorado Springs Christian School vs Dolores Huerta at Grace Center, 9 a.m....

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...

VOTE: Gazette Preps top play of the 2018 winter season

Updated: Fri, Mar 23, 2018
The winter sports season may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the magic! For the last 10 weeks the Gazette...

Lewis-Palmer baseball growing excited as perfect run continues with victory over Falcon

Updated: Thu, Mar 22, 2018
MONUMENT – Lewis-Palmer’s Jason Shuger doesn’t know where all this might lead – for his team or for himself – but he’s growing...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Mary Brummel, St. Mary's

Updated: Tue, Mar 20, 2018
A little more than two years ago, St. Mary’s soccer coach Gregg Braha didn’t know what he was getting when Mary Brummel showed...

Thursday's prep roundup: Canon City baseball clinches extra-inning win

Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018
BASEBALL Calhan 13, Ellicott 2 At Ellicott: For the second time this week Calhan claimed a decisive win against area rival...

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...

Prep notebook: Former Air Academy, Lewis-Palmer standouts recognized at Sportswomen of Colorado banquet

Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2018
Women from around the state were honored at the Sportswomen of Colorado banquet on Sunday night in Denver. A few...

Lewis-Palmer falls to Longmont in 4A basketball state title game

Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2018
DENVER • Lewis-Palmer boys’ basketball coach Bill Benton thought his team had one more magic moment left in the final seconds...

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

Updated: Sun, Mar 11, 2018
No. 10 Local college highlights include a big week of baseball, lacrosse and softball between Air Force, UCCS and Colorado...

Lewis-Palmer has the recipe to return to 4A boys' basketball state championship in 2019

Updated: Sat, Mar 10, 2018
DENVER - After losing six seniors from last year’s Lewis-Palmer squad that played to the 4A state title game, not many people...

Paul Klee: Good call? Bad call? Lewis-Palmer advances to Class 4A state title game on controversial whistle — with 0.1 on the clock

Updated: Sat, Mar 10, 2018
DENVER — At some point the breaks will turn in favor of Nieyeme Smyer-Williams. They must. Because there’s no way the world...

Lewis-Palmer boys to face Longmont in 4A basketball title

Updated: Fri, Mar 9, 2018
DENVER - Two weeks in a row, Lewis-Palmer’s Matthew Ragsdale knocked down an all-important shot with the game on the line....

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 boys' swim, dive preview capsules

Updated: Wed, Mar 7, 2018
Liberty High School Coach: Erik Richardson, third season Last year: 3-5 (3-3 5A Colorado Springs Metro) Returning...

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...

Scouting state playoffs: 6 area teams remain in the hunt for a high school basketball title

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
And then there were six. Two weeks of intense postseason basketball, six teams from the Pikes Peak region remain in the hunt...

Gazette Preps 2018 boys' lacrosse preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
5A Lewis-Palmer Coach: Dan Mullins, sixth year Last year: 14-2 (8-0 5A Jeffco) Returning starters: Nate Bjorstrom,...

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;...

Gazette Preps baseball 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
Calhan Coach: Donovan Mitchell, fifth year Last year: 11-7 (5-5 2A District 8) Returning starters: P/OF...

Lewis-Palmer boys advance to state basketball semifinals after Matthew Ragsdale's last-second shot

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
Matthew Ragsdale doesn’t need anything else for his birthday. A game-winning buzzer beater to send Lewis-Palmer to the Class...

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...
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