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Area athletes to sign National Letters of Intent on first day of early signing

Updated: Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Wednesday marks the first day of college athletics' early signing period, and athletes around Colorado Springs and the Pikes...

Discovery Canyon's Corah Price, St. Mary's Peyton Richter earn CHSAA All-State softball nods

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
Although the Discovery Canyon softball team had an early exit from the 2017 playoffs, the Thunder are still racking up...

Pine Creek routs Mesa Ridge to finish unbeaten in league

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
With great power comes great responsibility. To whom much is given, much is required. Whatever the adage, it applies to Pine...

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...

3 Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch this week

Updated: Thu, Nov 2, 2017
This is it. For most of the teams in the Pikes Peak region, their regular-season finale games are this week. For some teams,...

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...

Pine Creek vs. Widefield highlights three football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
Suddenly, the regular season is winding down. For 1A and 2A schools, this week is it, one last chance to make a postseason...

Wednesday roundup: Air Academy, Sand Creek advance in boys' soccer playoffs

Updated: Wed, Oct 25, 2017
BOYS’ SOCCER 4A First Round No. 1 Air Academy 4, No. 32 Thompson Valley 1 At Air Academy: Kristian Hooker, Kelton...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey advances to state final

Updated: Tue, Oct 24, 2017
The No. 1 Palmer Ridge field hockey team has a chance to claim the illusive Colorado state field hockey championship this...

Rams, Kadets and Lions lead area soccer teams into state playoffs

Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
The Pikes Peak region will be represented by 15 teams across three classifications of state soccer tournaments around the...

Mesa Ridge rally runs out of steam vs. Pueblo West

Updated: Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Can a Grizzly Bear outrun a Cyclone? Not in nature, and apparently, not in Friday night football. Despite a well-played...

Game of the Week: Mesa Ridge football faces 4A test vs. Pueblo West

Updated: Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Despite two "slip-ups" early in the season, Mesa Ridge's football team is confident in its ability to contend with the best of...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Defending boys’ 4A XC champ Palmer Ridge impressive to win region

Updated: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
On Thursday, Rampart senior Dawson Carper announced his commitment to play Division I basketball at the University of...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer volleyball beats Pine Creek for first time since 2004

Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer 3, Pine Creek 2 At Palmer: For senior night, Palmer did something the program had not done since its...

Cheyenne Mountain, Mesa Ridge fall in softball regionals

Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017
AURORA - Saturday afternoon two area teams felt the sting of defeat by the state’s top softball powerhouse, Valor Christian,...

Tuesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's goalkeeper Calhoun shines in win over James Irwin

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER St. Mary's 4, James Irwin 2 At James Irwin: St. Mary's keeper Gabe Calhoun can stop shots and create a few of...

Mesa Ridge holds off Widefield for 3rd straight football rivalry win

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
Mesa Ridge's football team entered Week 6 with two losses on the season. But the Grizzlies knew they were better than their...

Edgerton, Fini break Mesa Ridge records as Grizzlies hit their stride

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
The Mesa Ridge football team believes it is a state-caliber team. And after a 42-30 win over rival Widefield on Saturday,...

Saturday's prep roundup: Falcon football scores 72 points, earns blowout win

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
CROSS COUNTRY Windjammer Cross Country Invitational in Englewood: Sand Creek’s Gabrielle Regalado finished in 20...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge, Sierra softball put up big numbers in league wins

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY St. Mary’s Academy 3, Liberty 1 At Liberty: Kylan McCulloch was Liberty’s lone goal scorer against St. Mary’s...

Friday's prep roundup: Harrison football continues historic start with rout of Woodland Park

Updated: Fri, Sep 29, 2017
FOOTBALL Harrison 58, Woodland Park 7 At Woodland Park: Orlando Westbrook accounted for 241 yards and ran for a score and...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge boys' soccer earns fifth straight win

Updated: Wed, Sep 27, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Cheyenne Mountain 2, Liberty 2 (OT) At D-20 Stadium: Madelyn Lewis scored two second-half goals to put the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge, Lewis-Palmer volleyball claim wins

Updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer Ridge 3, Harrison 0 At Harrison: Mac Russ had 17 kills as Palmer Ridge (11-1) beat Harrison (6-8) 25-8,...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge qualifies four for state boys' golf

Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 3 At Boomerang Golf Course: Palmer Ridge took second at the Greeley regional and qualified all four...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Tristan Widic, Mesa Ridge soccer

Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Tristan Widic, a striker on the Mesa Ridge High School soccer team, has most of his individual goals accomplished six games...

Monday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon claims third straight boys' golf regional title

Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 1 At Elmwood GC, Pueblo: Led by a sizzling, 5-under-par 65 from senior and defending 4A individual...

Tuesday's prep roundup

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Continue to check back throughout the night for more updates to today's prep roundup. FIELD HOCKEY Palmer Ridge 3, Denver...

Doherty blanks Mesa Ridge in boys' tennis

Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Doherty's Caleb Laurence took every opportunity to gain an edge in his boys tennis match Wednesday afternoon. Even during...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty rallies to beat Liberty in softball

Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
SOFTBALL Doherty 18, Liberty 10 At Liberty: Angelina Locriccio continued her torrid streak from the plate with five more...

Prep notebook: Doherty finds out it can play with best teams in Colorado; Mesa Ridge, Harrison and Cheyenne Mountain on upswing

Updated: Mon, Sep 11, 2017
Doherty shows its potential in slim loss to Cherry Creek The Spartans' first loss of the season comes with a stark...

Saturday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge XC takes 2nd at St. Vrain Invite

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
Five area runners cracked the top-10 at the St. Vrain Invitational Cross Country Invitational at Lyon, Saturday. Ryan Moen...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek football shuts out Windsor

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
A round up of preps football, field hockey, softball, boys' soccer, boys' tennis and area tournaments 

Sand Creek rolls to another easy boys' soccer victory, this time over Mesa Ridge

Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017
Sand Creek's boys' soccer team scored so fast, so early that some members of the coaching staff missed it. "I didn't even...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Air Academy blanks Evergreen in boys' soccer to avenge upset home playoff loss

Updated: Tue, Sep 5, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER Air Academy 2, Evergreen 0 At Evergreen: According to the rankings, this is the way last year's postseason...

Gazette Preps girls' cross country capsules

Updated: Fri, Sep 1, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Taylor Dutton, sr.; Faith Roth, jr.; Chloe Cassens, sr.; Madeline...

Prep football capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
5A Mount Lincoln Not reporting: Fountain-Fort Carson. Mount Massive Not reporting: Doherty. 4A Foothills Cheyenne...

Gazette Preps boys' cross country capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Ben Swanson, jr.; Conor Strizich, sr.; Andrew Burton, sr.; Charlie...

Thursday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain tops Valor Christian in boys' soccer

Updated: Thu, Aug 24, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER Cheyenne Mountain 2, Valor Christian 0 At Cheyenne Mountain: Will Thompson made eight saves as Cheyenne...

Gazette Preps volleyball capsules

Updated: Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Class 5A CSML Coronado Coach: Stormie Wells (second season) Key players: None reported. What to know: The Cougars...

Mesa Ridge turns to senior class to erase pain of last year's ending

Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Dominick Fini remembers the feeling of losing in the first round of last season's 4A football playoffs to Ponderosa. In...

High school boys' golf team capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 14, 2017
5A Doherty Coach: Cheri Rogers (17th season) Key golfers: Avery Henderson, jr.; Ryan Pierce, sr.; Sam Gonzales, sr.;...

The Gazette 2017 Baseball All-Area teams

Published: Sat, Jun 10, 2017
Pitcher Micah Bregard Air Academy, jr. Opponents hit .151 against him as he went 6-1 with a 2.04 ERA. Pitcher Toby...

Thanks to teamwork, prep athletic directors hit the ground running in new places

Updated: Thu, Jun 8, 2017
More than two weeks elapsed between when Sierra athletic director Brian Petzold accepted an offer to take a similar position...

Trio of area players take part in USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team Trials

Updated: Sat, May 27, 2017
Just being on the floor with the nation's top high school basketball players was a treat in itself for incoming Sand Creek...

Paul Mileto leaves Mesa Ridge to coach Fountain-Fort Carson basketball

Updated: Thu, May 11, 2017
Just a few months after leading the Mesa Ridge boys’ basketball team to an 18-7 record and the round of 16 in the 4A state...

Monday's prep roundup: Cañon City routs Mesa Ridge to win baseball league title

Updated: Tue, May 9, 2017
BASEBALL Canon City 15, Mesa Ridge 2, 5 innings At Mesa Ridge: Lincoln Andrews homered and drove in six runs as Canon City...

Friday's prep roundup: Thunder's Kuntzelman, Kadets' Campbell both advance to state in girls' tennis

Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017
GIRLS' TENNIS Regionals 4A Region 1 At Flying Horse: Air Academy's Cori Campbell and Discovery Canyon's Mattie...

Thursday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge sends Cheyenne Mountain baseball to third straight loss

Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017
BASEBALL Palmer Ridge 9, Cheyenne Mountain 5 At Cheyenne Mountain: The Pikes Peak region 4A No. 2 Indians (14-4, 9-4...

Cañon City gains lead in key suspended baseball game at Mesa Ridge

Updated: Wed, May 3, 2017
Cañon City's Harvey Wall tossed a baseball from his dugout to Mesa Ridge's dugout where Jaeden Hegmann stood waiting to catch...
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Prep football: Pine Creek 48 - Mesa Ridge 14
Prep football: Pueblo West 47 - Mesa Ridge 23
PHOTOS: 4A Region 1 softball tournament
Preps football: Mesa Ridge 42 - Widefield 30