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Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championship to flaunt top-ranked athletes, returning talent

Updated: 9 hr ago
If you’re a fan of high school wrestling, you’re going to want to be at Doherty High School this weekend. The 18th-annual...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty beats Rampart in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Jan 17, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 56, Rampart 48 At Rampart: The Pikes Peak region 5A No. 1 Spartans were outscored 17-6 in the...

David Ramsey: For Palmer Ridge's Ty Evans, a brutal college football reality awaits

Updated: Tue, Jan 16, 2018
College football teams place a wide assortment of running backs, tackles, linebackers, defensive backs and receivers on the...

Palmer Ridge quarterback Ty Evans talks about picking Colorado

Updated: Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Colorado Springs’ best college recruit is staying in The Centennial State. After countless visits to Division I...

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...

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...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy's Ryan Self hits two late-game shots in boys' basketball win over Sand Creek

Updated: Fri, Jan 5, 2018
ICE HOCKEY Creste Butte 5, Rampart At Sertich Ice Center: Tyler Montoya scored two goals but the Rams couldn’t overcome a...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Stellar defensive play keeps CSCS perfect on young season

Updated: Fri, Dec 22, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL CSCS 40, Pagosa Springs 19 At CSCS: Megan Engesser led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points, and...

The Gazette Preps Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year: Isabella Prosceno, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Isabella Prosceno’s leap into the area cross country spotlight might have surprised some, but it came as no shock to those in...

Cheyenne Mountain girls' basketball comes from behind to win PPAC opener over Palmer Ridge

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
MONUMENT — The Cheyenne Mountain girls’ basketball team trailed for much of its game against Palmer Ridge on Thursday night in...

The Gazette Preps Girls' Cross Country Coach of the Year: Rob Collins, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Palmer Ridge cross country coach Rob Collins believes the true mark of a strong cross country program is success from both the...

Gazette Preps Boys Cross Country All-Stars

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
First team Mason Norman, The Classical Academy, Sophomore Norman won the 3A boys’ race in 15 minutes, 56.7 seconds, the...

Gazette Preps Girls Cross Country All-Stars

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
First team Isabella Prosceno, Palmer Ridge, Freshman Prosceno announced her arrival on the prep cross country scene by...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Coronado hockey downs Palmer

Updated: Tue, Dec 19, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Palmer Ridge 42, Vista Peak 29 At Vista Peak: The Palmer Ridge defense limited Vista Peak to less than...

The Gazette Preps 3A-1A football Peak Performer of the Year: Ty Evans, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Mon, Dec 18, 2017
With the minutes ticking down in the second quarter of a 3A state semifinal game, Palmer Ridge football fans collectively held...

The Gazette Preps 3A-1A football Coach of the Year: Tom Pulford, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Sat, Dec 16, 2017
Coach Tom Pulford has been with the Palmer Ridge football team since the beginning. He was there for the inaugural season in...

Realignment could help Doherty playoff hopes, impact Palmer Ridge football state title chances

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
In a perfect world, the Doherty football program likely would have advanced to the playoffs the past two seasons. Reality...

5 prep events to watch this weekend in Colorado Springs area highlighted by Liberty and Vista Ridge boys' basketball

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Here are five area high school events to keep an eye on this weekend: Boys' basketball: The Classical Academy (3-2) at...

The Gazette Preps Field Hockey Peak Performer of the Year: Jordyn Isner, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
As a Palmer Ridge field hockey player, nothing comes easy. The Bears boast a program that regularly advance to the state...

The Gazette Preps Field Hockey Coach of the Year: Paul Lewis, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Wed, Dec 13, 2017
It must've been heartbreaking for the Palmer Ridge field hockey program to get to so close to a state championship and fall...

The Gazette 2017 Boys' Golf All-Stars

Updated: Tue, Dec 12, 2017
First team Brandon Bervig, Liberty, jr. — Bervig fired an impressive even-par in the first round and finished with a 7-over...

The Gazette Boys’ Golf Coach of the Year: Gary Long, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Perhaps no other boys’ golf team ever felt as good about taking fourth place at the Class 4A state championships as the Palmer...

Palmer Ridge QB Ty Evans named 2017 Colorado football Gatorade Player of the Year

Updated: Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Palmer Ridge quarterback Ty Evans has aspirations to make it into the NFL Hall of Fame. Although he's still a ways away from...

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...

Ty Evans helps deliver perfection as Palmer Ridge routs Erie for Colorado 3A football title

Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017
Palmer Ridge’s football program achieved perfection, as Saturday’s 46-21 win over Erie in the Class 3A championship game at...

David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge's Deuce Roberson honors his great-grandmother with kisses, and touchdowns

Updated: Sat, Dec 2, 2017
Deuce Roberson trotted into the end zone after a rapid 69-yard journey and had only an instant before his Palmer Ridge...

Palmer Ridge seniors ready to make history in their final game in a Bears football uniform

Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017
A disappointing season in 2012 changed the mindset of the Palmer Ridge football team. After going 2-8 in coach Tom Pulford’s...

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,...

David Ramsey: CU and CSU should pursue Palmer Ridge star quarterback Ty Evans

Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017
Nine years ago, Cory McLellan would embark on deep routes at Dirty Woman Park in Monument’s Old Town. At the time, McLellan...

Pikes Peak-area boys' basketball team capsules

Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017
5A Colorado Springs Metro League Coronado Coach: David Thomas (third season) Returning starters: F Jareth Morey, sr.; F...

Blog: Although Palmer Ridge football won't get the NFL experience, Falcon Stadium is still a sweet deal

Updated: Mon, Nov 27, 2017
It’s been a ‘one game at a time’ mentality for the last 13 weeks. And that one game they’ve all been working toward kicks...

Palmer Ridge quarterback Ty Evans withdraws commitment from University of Arkansas

Updated: Mon, Nov 27, 2017
The area's biggest quarterback recruit is officially back on the market. Palmer Ridge quarterback Ty Evans announced via...

Raef Ruel fuels Palmer Ridge football's first ride to state title game

Updated: Sun, Nov 26, 2017
MONUMENT - Palmer Ridge sophomore running back Raef Ruel had plenty of reason to celebrate after his touchdown put the Bears...

Blog: The Palmer Ridge defense zones in for a state-title game appearance

Updated: Sat, Nov 25, 2017
We all know about the powerful Palmer Ridge offense, which averages more than 400 yards and 45 points per game. But this...

WATCH: Top 5 plays of the fall 2017 sports season

Updated: Sat, Nov 25, 2017
The votes have been counted and the readers have spoken. Congratulations to the athletes voted to have the top plays of the...

VOTE: Gazette Preps top play of fall 2017 in the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Fri, Nov 24, 2017
For the last nine weeks the Gazette Preps staff has selected the top plays from around the Pikes Peak region. But now it's...

Scouting state football playoffs: Pine Creek and Palmer Ridge's explosive sophomores are best friends off the field

Updated: Thu, Nov 23, 2017
What do the Palmer Ridge and Pine Creek football teams have in common? Well, let’s go down the list: They were the two...

Palmer Ridge's Anthony Roberson leads Bears to football quarterfinals road win over Rifle

Updated: Sat, Nov 18, 2017
 If sophomore Anthony Roberson keeps playing like he did Saturday, Palmer Ridge's football team will be hard to stop this...

David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge won't throw CHSAA under the bus for long road trip, and neither should you

Updated: Fri, Nov 17, 2017
On Friday afternoon at 1:30, Palmer Ridge’s football team will end its school day and climb on a big yellow bus to begin a...

Scouting state football playoffs: Round 2 matchups around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Wed, Nov 15, 2017
And then there were four. Week 1 featured a major upset by an area team, two comfortable wins by our top-seeded squads, and...

Saturday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge football ends five-game playoff losing streak

Updated: Sat, Nov 11, 2017
FOOTBALL No. 14 Vista Ridge 39, No. 3 Fruita Monument 34 At Stocker Stadium: Rowan Neal returned to his starting...

Palmer Ridge looks the part in playoff opener vs. Berthoud

Updated: Sat, Nov 11, 2017
“Palmer Ridge Bears, Palmer Ridge Bears. Excellence in all” so the school’s fight song goes. On the gridiron, the No....

Friday's prep volleyball roundup: Lewis-Palmer advances to semifinals

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
Volleyball State Tournament No. Valor Christian 3, Cheyenne Mountain 1 At Denver Coliseum: Kinley Coe led with 12 kills,...

Scouting state football playoffs: Game-by-game preview of Colorado Springs-area teams this weekend

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
** Class 5A ** No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson Game data: No. 15 Fountain-Fort Carson vs. No. 2 Eaglecrest … Friday at 7 p.m....

CHSAA volleyball playoffs: Discovery Canyon earns 1st state berth, Lewis-Palmer aims to repeat

Updated: Mon, Nov 6, 2017
This weekend five area teams will battle in the 2017 CHSAA volleyball playoffs, starting with pool play on Friday with hopes...

Pikes Peak region football forecast: Meet the 8 area teams heading to the postseason

Updated: Mon, Nov 6, 2017
CHSAA officially released the 2017 state football playoff brackets on Sunday, with eight Pikes Peak region teams sprinkled...

5 area teams qualify for state volleyball tournament

Updated: Sat, Nov 4, 2017
Although no local teams made it through on Friday, the Pikes Peak region will still be well represented in the 2017 CHSAA...

Palmer Ridge dominates in regular-season finale, earns historic perfect 10-0 mark

Updated: Sat, Nov 4, 2017
AURORA - History was made Friday night. And Palmer Ridge's football team accomplished the feat in spectacular, convincing...
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