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Gazette Preps 2017-18 Class 3A-1A Boys' Basketball All-Stars

Updated: Sat, Mar 31, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Seth Fuqua, jr., The Vanguard School - The junior led the Coursers to an unbeaten run through the 3A...

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....

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...

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...

3A/2A Boys and Girls Basketball District Championships preview

Updated: Fri, Feb 23, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Class 3A Game data: No. 1 St. Mary’s vs. No. 5 Salida Friday at 4 p.m. at Pueblo Central High School...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge boys' basketball scores 106 in final regular-season home game

Updated: Tue, Feb 13, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 106, Canon City 52 At Mesa Ridge: The Grizzlies surpassed 100 points in their final game on...

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...

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...

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...

Prep notebook: Manitou Springs finally gets a victory over rival CSCS

Updated: Tue, Jan 30, 2018
One of the more exciting boys’ basketball rivalries around town over the recent years has been from Manitou Springs-Colorado...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pikes Peak-area boys' basketball team capsules

Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017
5A Colorado Springs Metro League Coronado Coach: David Thomas (third season) Returning starters: F Jareth Morey, sr.; F...

Monday's prep roundup: Fast start helps Air Academy knock off Palmer Ridge in girls' lacrosse

Updated: Mon, Apr 10, 2017
GIRLS' LACROSSE Air Academy 14, Palmer Ridge 10 At Air Academy: Reagan Brenenstuhl had a team-high five goals, Kennedy...

The Gazette 2016-17 Boys' Basketball 3A-A All-Area teams

Updated: Wed, Mar 22, 2017
First team Guard Noah Hopkins, CSCS, jr. Led 3A with 78 3-pointers (fourth most in state) and ran point for state...

Longtime Colorado Springs high school wrestling coach Matt Brickell stepping down, but he's not done coaching

Updated: Mon, Mar 13, 2017
Matt Brickell called it quits from wrestling in 2013, but the sport had a tighter hold on him than he'd thought. As he tries...

Manitou Springs falls short despite Lucas Rodholm's 30 points

Updated: Thu, Mar 9, 2017
DENVER - Manitou Springs senior Lucas Rodholm looked like a player determined to take over a game. Swishing jumpers. Taking on...

Boys' basketball state playoff capsules

Updated: Wed, Mar 8, 2017
There aren't many teams left standing now in boys' basketball. The best of the best have worked their way deep into the...

Saturday's prep roundup: St. Mary's, Manitou Springs girls advance to 3A state hoops quarterfinals

Updated: Sun, Mar 5, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 59, Jefferson Academy 29 At Keenesburg: After falling short in the regional final the past...

Manitou Springs boys lucky, good to make 3A state quarterfinals

Updated: Sat, Mar 4, 2017
It's better to be lucky than good, and the Manitou Springs boys were a little bit of both. The No. 2-seeded Mustangs (22-2)...

4A, 3A state boys basketball capsules

Updated: Thu, Mar 2, 2017
One Class 4A team from the Pikes Peak region remains in the postseason, while 3A kicks off the playoffs and three area teams...

CSCS boys seeded behind Manitou by RPI, despite two Lions wins over Mustangs

Updated: Sun, Feb 26, 2017
Colorado Springs Christian may have gotten the better of Manitou Springs during the boys' basketball season, but you wouldn't...

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...

Saturday's prep roundup: Manitou Springs continues roll in boys' basketball

Updated: Sat, Feb 11, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Manitou Springs 55 Buena Vista 30 At Manitou Springs: Cole Sienknecht led three scorers in double...

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....

Thursday's prep roundup: St. Mary's snaps 10-game skid in boys' basketball

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 51, Florence 41 At St. Mary's: Jack Velten led a balanced scoring effort with 11 points and...

CSCS tops Manitou Springs on last-second shot in boys' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Nobody in attendance could tell how many times the ball bounced on the rim before it went in. Not even the man who shot it....

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...

Manitou Springs boys rout Peyton in battle of unbeatens

Updated: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
PEYTON - Kaleb Chapin took the floor for his third varsity start of the season having scored a total of 30 points. He was...

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...

This week's team to watch: Manitou Springs boys' hoops unbeaten so far

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017
As they sat in the locker room after being eliminated from the Class 3A boys' basketball playoffs last season, something...

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....

Prep update: PPAC has newfound parity in girls' hoops

Updated: Tue, Jan 10, 2017
PPAC's newfound parity in girls' hoops It took four years, but it looks like the rest of the Pikes Peak Athletic Conference...

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...

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...

Prep update: Coronado's Steve Dabelko picking off the competition in comeback wrestling season

Updated: Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Dabelko picking off the competition in comeback season Coronado's Steve Dabelko has a list of opponents he wants to face in...

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....

Small schools boys' basketball team-by-team capsules

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
Here's a team-by-team look at programs for classes 3A, 2A and 1A. 3A Tri-Peaks CSCS Coach: Mark Engesser (sixth season)...

Manitou Springs boys jump on James Irwin

Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2016
The Manitou Springs boys' basketball team showed why it's a top 10 team in the state Tuesday. The Mustangs (9-1, 4-0 3A...