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Thursday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain places six positions in semifinals at 4A girls’ tennis

Updated: Fri, May 11, 2018
GIRLS’ TENNIS 4A State Tournament At Pueblo City Park: Cheyenne Mountain, the reigning and nine-time 4A defending girls’...

Gazette Preps Peak Performers of the Week: Layne Frost and Hunter Jones, Discovery Canyon tennis

Updated: Mon, May 7, 2018
Four first-place finishes at last week’s Class 4A Region helped the Discovery Canyon tennis team take the regional team title,...

Monday's prep roundup: Coronado wins 4A Region 1 golf tourney, Palmer qualifies two in 5A Southern

Updated: Mon, May 7, 2018
GIRLS’ GOLF 5A Southern Regional Palmer placed fourth in the 5A Southern Regional tournament, and qualified two golfers...

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

Updated: Mon, May 7, 2018
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN Thomas Chaston, Track — Colorado State (DI) Kinley Coe Cheyenne, Volleyball — Northeastern Junior...

Thursday's prep roundup: Manitou Springs ends Colorado Springs Christian School's unbeaten run in girls' soccer, Lions name new boys' basketball coach

Updated: Fri, May 4, 2018
Girls soccer Manitou Springs 5, Colorado Springs Christian 0 At Manitou Springs: The Mustangs (13-2) handed the Lions...

Saturday's prep roundup: Home run by freshman Hudson Anderson keys Colorado Springs Christian School's first season win

Updated: Sat, Apr 28, 2018
BASEBALL Palmer Ridge 8, Lewis-Palmer 3 At Palmer Ridge: Gabe Halaby had an impressive day at the plate and on the mound,...

Thursday's prep roundup: Marissa Dowlin delivers game-winning goal for Cheyenne Mountain girls' soccer

Updated: Thu, Apr 26, 2018
Baseball Pine Creek 17, Palmer 4, 5 inn. At Memorial Park: The Eagles (14-2, 10-0) scored at least four runs in each of...

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,...

NOTEBOOK: Fountain-Fort Carson defends its turf at Trojan track & field invite

Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018
At this point it’s safe to say most everyone knows the Fountain-Fort Carson boys’ track & field team is stacked with some...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' lacrosse gets weather-shortened victory over Rampart

Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018
GIRLS' LACROSSE Pine Creek 11, Rampart 3 At D20 Stadium: Brittney White scored three goals, Julia Anarumo added two, and...

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...

Saturday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson boys' track and field captures Pomona Invitational

Updated: Sat, Apr 14, 2018
BASEBALL ECA 17, Elbert 3 (5 innings) At ECA: Cam Rawlings went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and the Eagles extended their...

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...

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 Girls' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Chloe Welch, Mesa Ridge

Updated: Mon, Apr 2, 2018
The Mesa Ridge girls basketball team has turned into a powerhouse in the Colorado Springs area since its perfect season and 4A...

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 Upper Weights Peak Performer of the Year: Elijah Valdez, Mesa Ridge

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
When his classmates were still sleeping, Mesa Ridge senior Elijah Valdez would start his day by jogging around his...

Gazette Preps Wrestling Coach of the Year: Rob Braaten, Mesa Ridge

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
The Mesa Ridge wrestling team knew it wasn't going to finish in the top three of the Class 4A state tournament in...

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...

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....

Colorado Springs Christian teammates Megan Engesser, Rachel Ingram square off at "The Show"

Updated: Fri, Mar 23, 2018
DENVER – Colorado Springs Christian teammates Megan Engesser and Rachel Ingram, still reeling from a loss in the 3A state...

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...

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...

Free-throw trouble plagues Mesa Ridge girls in state 4A semifinal loss to Pueblo South

Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2018
The old basketball proverb of ‘Free throws win games’ holds true - especially in the postseason. Unfortunately, the Mesa...

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...

Mesa Ridge/Widefield boys' swimming and diving returns after two-year absence

Updated: Wed, Mar 7, 2018
Mesa Ridge and Widefield’s boys swimming and diving coach Susan Wickberg may let out a nervous gasp or gesture watching her...

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' 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;...

Prep notebook: It’s the end of 2 storied coaching legacies for Widefield basketball

Updated: Mon, Mar 5, 2018
It’s the end for two storied basketball legacies at Widefield. Boys’ basketball coach Mark Munoz is retiring after 21 years...

David Ramsey: Ashley Bowen boldly leads Mesa Ridge girls' basketball past top-seeded Pueblo West

Updated: Sat, Mar 3, 2018
PUEBLO WEST – Ashley Bowen was tired, but her Mesa Ridge teammates needed her to fight through her weariness. So she battled...

Saturday's prep roundup: Colorado Springs Christian School girls knock off St. Mary's for Tri-Peaks title

Updated: Fri, Mar 2, 2018
Class 5A (12) Liberty 57, (44) Monarch 52 At Liberty: The Lancers are on their way to the Class 5A Sweet 16 thanks to a...

Gazette Preps girls' tennis 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Fri, Mar 2, 2018
CLASS 5A Doherty Coach: Cheri Rogers, 27th year Last year: 6-0 (2-0 5A Colorado Springs Metro) Returning athletes:...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Widefield and Falcon move on in Class 4A boys' basketball tournament

Updated: Wed, Feb 28, 2018
CLASS 4A (10) Widefield 54, (7) Silver Creek 51 At Silver Creek: Widefield racked up a four-point lead heading into the...

Gazette Preps girls' golf 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Wed, Feb 28, 2018
5A CSML Doherty Coach: Brett Courter, first year Last year: Did not qualify a team or any players for the state...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Air Academy, Widefield, Sierra and Mesa Ridge all advance to 4A girls' basketball quarterfinals

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
Air Academy 42, Rifle 25 At Air Academy: Mary Parchinski scored 12 points on two 3-pointers and grabbed five rebounds as...

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...

Mesa Ridge girls' basketball avoids postseason upset with late-game surge

Updated: Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Things weren't looking so good for the Mesa Ridge girls' basketball team. On Friday night, the Grizzlies twice found...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon captures first postseason win since 2013

Updated: Wed, Feb 21, 2018
BOYS' BASKETBALL 4A-5A PLAYOFFS (38) Discovery Canyon 75, (27) Pueblo East 49 At Pueblo East: Discovery Canyon surely...

Five Colorado Springs area athletes win state wrestling championships

Updated: Sun, Feb 18, 2018
DENVER • Colorado Springs area wrestlers did little for those who can’t stand dramatic finishes. Because on Saturday night,...

Valdez title at 152 leads Mesa Ridge to 4th in 4A

Updated: Sun, Feb 18, 2018
DENVER - Soon after he achieved a lifelong dream of becoming a state wrestling champion, Mesa Ridge senior Elijah Valdez...

Sun blog: Colorado Springs wrestlers shine at state tournament

Updated: Sat, Feb 17, 2018
UPDATE 9:20 p.m. Colorado Springs wrestlers are pulling off stunning wins during the CHSAA state championships. So far,...

State wrestling consolation finals: Mesa Ridge's Dom Fini third at 220 pounds

Updated: Sat, Feb 17, 2018
After consolations the Pikes Peak region has three teams in the top 10 in Class 4A. Mesa Ridge sits in fourth place with 82.5...

Sun blog: Several area wrestlers win in semifinals, one win away from state glory

Updated: Fri, Feb 16, 2018
This is when things get interesting. More than 100 wrestlers from the Pikes Peak region qualified for the 2018 Colorado High...

Seven area wrestlers advance to state finals in Denver

Updated: Fri, Feb 16, 2018
DENVER — On the state’s biggest stage, Discovery Canyon wrestler Patrick Allis’ victory celebration was relatively mild....