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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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
5A Mount Lincoln Not reporting: Fountain-Fort Carson. Mount Massive Not reporting: Doherty. 4A Foothills Cheyenne...

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...

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 forward...

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

Updated: Sat, Nov 5, 2016
FOOTBALL 1A Playoffs, First Round Peyton 16, Limon 7 At Peyton: Pikes Peak 2A and Below No. 1 Peyton (10-0) earned the...

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, we're...

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 have...

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 half. Mesa...

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 set...

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
CLASS 5A MOUNT MASSIVE Doherty Coach: Jeff Krumlauf Last season: 5-5, lost in first round of playoffs Key players:...

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. Especially...

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 thing...