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

Updated: 23 hr ago

Just being on the floor with the nation's top high school basketball players was a treat in itself for incoming Sand Creek...

The Gazette 2016-17 Girls' Basketball 5A-4A All-Area teams

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

First team

Guard

Chloe Welch,

Mesa Ridge, jr.

Her 18.0 ppg average led all of 4A, while her 469...

The Gazette Girls' Basketball 5A-4A Peak Performer of the Year: Chloe Welch, Mesa Ridge

Updated: Sun, Mar 19, 2017

The first time Mesa Ridge faced Colorado Spring Metro League rival Sierra this season, one of the Stallions' top scorers,...

David Ramsey: Kylee Shook, Oliana Squires embark on holy crusade to end UConn's dominance of women's basketball

Updated: Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Oliana Squires grew up in Colorado Springs enjoying a long-running TV show. Most winters, she watched the Connecticut...

Second-half slump seals Mesa Ridge's fate in girls' basketball playoff against Pueblo West

Updated: Fri, Mar 3, 2017

PUEBLO - A cold spell on offense and a potent Pueblo West backcourt were too much for the Mesa Ridge Grizzlies to overcome...

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A, 3A state tournaments

Updated: Fri, Mar 3, 2017

The 5A and 4A tournaments move into the quarterfinals of their respective tournaments, while 3A teams step into the first...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer : Hunter Maldonado, Vista Ridge, basketball

Updated: Wed, Mar 1, 2017

Vista Ridge senior Hunter Maldonado won't settle in the spotlight. He'd prefer to pass it on.

By now, a collection of...

Mesa Ridge junior Chloe Welch reaches big milestone in big playoff victory

Updated: Wed, Mar 1, 2017

On the night Mesa Ridge junior Chloe Welch scored her 1,000th career point, it was her defense that helped her girls'...

Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

DJ Latino is sure to meet plenty of friends prior to Tuesday's game between Pueblo East and Mesa Ridge in a girls' 4A round...

Girls' basketball playoff capsules for 5A, 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

A berth in the quarterfinals and a trip to the Denver Coliseum is just one win away as teams hit the round of 16 on Tuesday...

Girls' basketball 5A, 4A state tournament capsules

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

With so many first-round upsets, there are some interesting disparities in rankings matchups. But that's what makes it fun....

To bye or not to bye? Area girls' hoop coaches seem to prefer rest, time to prepare

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017

To the surprise of Phil Roiko, his Air Academy girls' basketball team will get a few extra days off to hopefully get things...

Mesa Ridge girls' basketball overwhelms Sierra in playoff tuneup

Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The faces and names may change, but the Mesa Ridge girls' basketball team is consistently one of the best in the state.

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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...

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...