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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lewis-Palmer's girls lose in round of 16; program was 1-22 three years ago

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
EVERGREEN - Long in the shadow of the boys, the girls' basketball team at Lewis-Palmer went from afterthought to 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...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer girls' hoops holds off Centaurus

Updated: Sat, Feb 24, 2018
GIRLS’S BASKETBALL (22) Lewis-Palmer 34, (11) Centaurus 33 At Lafayette: There was a time, not terribly long ago, when...

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’...

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...

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...

Monday’s prep roundup: Big rally helps Widefield boys escape upset-minded Woodland Park

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Widefield 60, Woodland Park 56 At Woodland Park: Randall Days scored a game-high 27 points and helped...

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...

Prep Notebook: L-P, TCA and AA hoops on the rise, Canon City wrestling finding late-season confidence

Updated: Sun, Feb 4, 2018
Lewis-Palmer has enjoyed a long-winning tradition in boys’ hoops, but its defeats have often played an important role, too....

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball rebounds from loss with win over Sand Creek

Updated: Sat, Jan 27, 2018
CHSAA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Baseball's expansion to a 23-game regular season in Class 3A, 4A and 5A, football's calendar...

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...

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...

Saturday's prep roundup: Johnny Lopez, KJ Kearns earn titles as Coronado wrestling takes second at Colfax Smackdown

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 66, Coronado 31 At Doherty: Brionna McBride led with 13 points and Mykiaa Minniss added 11 and...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy's Ryan Self hits two late-game shots in boys' basketball win over Sand Creek

Updated: Fri, Jan 5, 2018
ICE HOCKEY Creste Butte 5, Rampart At Sertich Ice Center: Tyler Montoya scored two goals but the Rams couldn’t overcome a...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' basketball blows past Coronado in CSML opener

Updated: Thu, Jan 4, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Pine Creek 55, Coronado 21 At Pine Creek: Kate Ogrodny had 15 points and three blocks and Jordyn...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Meyers has career night for Palmer boys on the way to OT win over Sand Creek

Updated: Wed, Jan 3, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Palmer 80, Sand Creek 76 (OT) At Palmer: Darien Meyers had a career night for the Terrors as he exploded...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Dewing leads Air Academy boys' basketball to sixth straight win

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Air Academy 73, Pueblo Centennial 49 At Pueblo East Coaches Classic: Thad Dewing scored 23 points and...

Coronado claws back against Lewis-Palmer behind Marisol Estrada's second-half surge

Updated: Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Eventually, she figured, her shots would fall. Fortunately for Coronado junior guard Marisol Estrada, there was just enough...

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,...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge locks up PPAC as coach Joe Hites notches win No. 400

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Vista Ridge 48,...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Highlights from the high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
HOCKEY Lewis-Palmer 5, Ralston Valley 4 At Apex: Lewis-Palmer (5-9, 2-8 Foothills Conference) has been looking for a...

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)...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer gets big boys' basketball conference win

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 76, Sand Creek 62 At Sand Creek: In a battle of top-three teams in the 5A/4A Pikes Peak...