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Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Chloe Welch, Mesa Ridge basketball

Updated: Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Given the opportunity, Mesa Ridge girls’ basketball coach Jeff Beatty would love to clone his star guard, Chloe Welch, and...

Pikes Peak Rankings: The race in Class 3A girls is heating up

Updated: Mon, Jan 15, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Jan. 13 Class 5A Doherty (11-2) Rampart (9-4) Liberty (9-4) Dropped out: N/A...

Friday’s prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys stay unbeaten, wins 25th straight regular-season game

Updated: Fri, Jan 12, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 76, Cheyenne Mountain 61 At Lewis-Palmer: Joel Scott led all scorers with 24 points as...

Thursday's prep roundup: CSCS girls continue hot streak, outscore last two opponents 149-36

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
 Liberty 68, Rampart 53 At Rampart: Rampart had three scorers in double figures but it was not enough to...

Wednesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's clinch one-point win to remain undefeated in girls' basketball

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Discovery Canyon 74, Sand Creek 46 At Discovery Canyon: The Thunder scored 23 points in the third quarter...

Sophomore Serin Dunne helps Mesa Ridge girls to rivalry win over Widefield

Updated: Tue, Jan 9, 2018
With three scorers averaging double figures, and a Davidson women’s basketball commit on the roster, it’s easy for a sophomore...

Pikes Peak Rankings: 5A boys, girls hoops make a switch at No. 1

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Jan. 8 Class 5A Doherty (9-2) Rampart (7-3) Liberty (8-3) Dropped out: N/A...

Saturday's prep roundup: Johnny Lopez, KJ Kearns earn titles as Coronado wrestling takes second at Colfax Smackdown

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 66, Coronado 31 At Doherty: Brionna McBride led with 13 points and Mykiaa Minniss added 11 and...

Saturday’s prep roundup: Local wrestlers take top honors at prestigious Northern Colorado meet

Updated: Sun, Dec 17, 2017
WRESTLING Old Chicago NCCT At Greeley: Jett Strickenberger of Discovery Canyon and Cheyenne Mountain’s Deonte Bridges took...

Mesa Ridge’s Chloe Welch nails shot at end of third quarter to trigger girls' basketball win over Doherty

Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017
It took just eight seconds and three passes to get the ball into the hands of senior guard Chloe Welch. She placed her feet...

Friday’s prep roundup: Cole Jr., Newlin lift Pine Creek hockey past Battle Mountain

Updated: Fri, Dec 8, 2017
HOCKEY Pine Creek 4, Battle Mountain 3  At Vail: Pine Creek built an early three-goal lead, then hung on thanks in...

2017-18 Gazette Preps girls' basketball team-by-team capsules

Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017
5A CSML Coronado Coach: Bryan Earls (first season) Last season: 3-21 (0-13 in league) Key players: G Abriana Burr,...

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...

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 points tied for eighth...

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 women's...

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 in...

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 the...

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 of...

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 in...

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. The...

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 sophomore Ashley...

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 3 3. Vista Ridge (16)...

Monday's prep roundup: Tedquist's 3-pointer boosts Canon City girls past Sierra

Updated: Mon, Feb 6, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Canon City 51, Sierra 48 At Canon City: Kate Tedquist hit a 3-pointer from the right corner as time...

Monday's prep roundup: TCA snaps Mesa Ridge winning streak in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL TCA 70, Mesa Ridge 63 At TCA: Raegan Bervig led four scorers in double figures with 17 points as Pikes...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 13-3 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 13-4 2 3. Rampart 12-5 3 4A 1....

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 10-3 1 2. Vista Ridge 11-4 3 3. Rampart 10-5 2 4A 1. Sand...

Prep roundup: "Officials vs. Cancer" brings awareness to basketball courts

Updated: Sun, Jan 22, 2017
"Officials vs. Cancer" brings awareness to high school courts About 1,100 high school basketball officials around Colorado...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 16, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 9-3 1 2. Rampart 9-4 2 3. Vista Ridge 9-4 3 4A 1. Sand...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Seven pins lead Mesa Ridge past Discovery Canyon

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. WRESTLING Mesa Ridge 48, Discovery...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 9, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 7-3 No. 1 2. Rampart 7-3 No. 2 3. Vista Ridge 7-4 No. 3 4A...

Mesa Ridge girls' basketball enjoys group effort in win over TCA

Published: Sat, Jan 7, 2017
It may not have 6-foot-4 Kylee Shook to lean on this season, but Mesa Ridge has thrived after losing the touted star thanks to...

Mesa Ridge seeing basketball team effort in replacing Kylee Shook

Updated: Wed, Jan 4, 2017
It hasn't taken long for the Mesa Ridge girls' basketball team to get used to not seeing 6-foot-4 Kylee Shook posting up in...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Dec 19, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 5-1 1 2. Rampart 4-3 2 3. Liberty 5-4 NR 4A 1. Sand Creek...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Tue, Dec 13, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 3-1 t1 2. Rampart 3-2 t1 3. Vista Ridge 2-3 3 4A 1....

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A classifications

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
Here's a team-by-team look at girls' basketball programs in the 5A and 4A classifications. 5A CSML Coronado Coach:...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Sand Creek hires girls' basketball coach

Updated: Sat, Sep 17, 2016
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Tommie Johnson was tabbed the new Sand Creek girls' basketball coach, Sand Creek announced via Twitter....

No. 2 Holy Family upsets "off" No. 1 Mesa Ridge

Updated: Sat, Mar 5, 2016
The height discrepancy was painfully obvious. But No. 2 Holy Family paid no attention to it. Then the Tigers went out and...