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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...

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 

Prep football capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017

Mount Lincoln
Not reporting: Fountain-Fort Carson.
Mount Massive
Not reporting: Doherty.


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.


Prep follow: Mesa Ridge kicker Tristan Widic gets national acclaim

Updated: Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Widic earns national recognition as a kicker

Mesa Ridge kicker Tristan Widic was notified last week that he received...

Prep football update: No. 13 Mesa Ridge falls to No. 4 Ponderosa

Published: Sun, Nov 13, 2016

No. 13 Mesa Ridge falls to No. 4 Ponderosa

Mesa Ridge coach Rob Braaten can relish the fact that his team took a step...

Friday's prep roundup: Peyton football advances to 1A quarterfinals

Updated: Sat, Nov 5, 2016


1A Playoffs, First Round

Peyton 16, Limon 7

At Peyton: Pikes Peak 2A and Below No. 1 Peyton...

Three Gazette prep football games to watch in Week 10

Updated: Wed, Nov 2, 2016

The playoffs kick off for Class 2A and below schools (6-man started postseason play last week).

With that in mind,...

Mesa Ridge downs Widefield in football rivalry

Updated: Sat, Oct 8, 2016

Mesa Ridge took a haymaker to the chin to start its rivalry game against Widefield. The Grizzlies simply smiled, and...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch in Week 6

Updated: Wed, Oct 5, 2016

It's so nice to be in the full swing of conference play.

Even teams and players seem to be happy about it, happy to...

Mesa Ridge football ground games pounds George Washington

Updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Mesa Ridge was expecting a strong performance Thursday night.

The Grizzlies got it, especially in the second...

3 prep football games to watch this week around Colorado Springs: Mesa Ridge, Vista Ridge and more

Updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2016

With conference games on the horizon, teams will be wanting to fine tune their play.

What better way to do that than...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Wed, Sep 7, 2016

While Doherty will be hosting 2014 state champion and perennial state power Cherry Creek in The Gazette Game of the Week,...

Class 5A-3A football preview capsules in the Colorado Springs area: Will Pine Creek climb back to the top?

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2016




Coach: Jeff Krumlauf

Last season: 5-5, lost in first round of...

Best week-by-week battles in prep football: Liberty-Rampart gets us started

Updated: Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Is it too early to look ahead at the best football games from each week of the high school season?

Certainly not....

Mesa Ridge football hoping offseason pulls team together

Updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The preseason leadership meetings were supposed to be a once-in-a-while event.

Then it was every other week. Next...