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

Updated: 14 hr ago
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...

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,...

Prep notebook: Palmer Ridge coach Lewis retires to spend more time with son, who has cancer

Updated: Mon, Oct 30, 2017
Paul Lewis is stepping down as the Palmer Ridge field hockey coach to spend more time with his son, who has cancer. Lewis...

Palmer Ridge wins field hockey state championship

Updated: Mon, Oct 30, 2017
The fourth time is the charm or something like that. After advancing to a state title game three other times since 2012 and...

Saturday roundup: Palmer Ridge, Lewis-Palmer finish strong in volleyball

Updated: Sat, Oct 28, 2017
  VOLLEYBALL Palmer Ridge Tournament Palmer Ridge 2, Pueblo South 0 Palmer Ridge 3, Coronado 2 Palmer Ridge 2,...

State cross country has familiar finish for Bears, Titans

Updated: Sat, Oct 28, 2017
As it was a year ago, state gold was reserved for Palmer Ridge and a Norman. Just a few minor tweaks. Mason Norman, not...

Cross country notes: Palmer Ridge freshman leads girls to big finish

Updated: Sat, Oct 28, 2017
Palmer Ridge freshman leads girls to big finish Isabella Prosceno didn’t know what to expect coming into her first state...

Twelve cross country runners to watch Saturday at the Norris-Penrose Event Center

Updated: Fri, Oct 27, 2017
Colorado Springs took home five state cross country titles last year. Here are a few boys and girls to look out for Saturday...

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...

Palmer Ridge, Coronado volleyball teams are ready for postseason

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
It’s no big surprise that the Lewis-Palmer volleyball team is looking to bring home another Class 4A championship banner....

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey advances to state final

Updated: Tue, Oct 24, 2017
The No. 1 Palmer Ridge field hockey team has a chance to claim the illusive Colorado state field hockey championship this...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Ryan Matson, Palmer Ridge cross country

Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
MONUMENT • Palmer Ridge cross country coach Rob Collins informed his boys team he submitted a roster of 10 for this weekend’s...

More milestones on the way for area football players

Updated: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
You can add two more to the list of Pikes Peak region running backs who have joined the millennium club - and another that is...

Prep notebook: Peyton picks up wild OT win, Palmer Ridge field hockey set for state semis

Updated: Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Wild win puts Peyton in league driver seat Peyton has a stranglehold of the 1A Tri-Peaks League heading into the final week...

Saturday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey tops Cheyenne Mountain, advances to state semifinals

Updated: Sat, Oct 21, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Liberty 3, Pueblo West 2 At Liberty: Jordan Valentine led with 15 kills, Katelyn McMoore added 10 kills, and...

Friday's prep roundup: Canon City deals Discovery Canyon first league loss since 2011

Updated: Fri, Oct 20, 2017
FOOTBALL Canon City 41, Discovery Canyon 21 At D20 Stadium: Kadin Porter ran for two touchdowns, Zac Hanenberg passed for...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Defending boys’ 4A XC champ Palmer Ridge impressive to win region

Updated: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
On Thursday, Rampart senior Dawson Carper announced his commitment to play Division I basketball at the University of...

Wednesday’s prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey ends regular season with shutout of Cheyenne Mountain

Updated: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Palmer Ridge 4, Cheyenne Mountain 0 At Don Breese Stadium: Katie Doiron scored twice as Palmer Ridge (13-1-1)...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch

Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Every year when college basketball season gets into a cluster of big games, ESPN comes up with a title for those contests that...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer volleyball beats Pine Creek for first time since 2004

Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer 3, Pine Creek 2 At Palmer: For senior night, Palmer did something the program had not done since its...

Saturday's prep roundup: 7-0 Palmer Ridge football blows out Denver North

Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017
SOFTBALL St. Mary’s 10, Burlington 0 (six innings) At Lutz Softball Complex in Arvada: The Pirates jumped out to a 6-0...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek, Liberty put up fight in 5A state tennis tourney but fail to advance

Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017
BOYS TENNIS At 5A State Tournament At Gates Tennis Center in Denver: No local singles players or doubles teams made it...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey dominates, extends winning streak to five

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Palmer Ridge 4, St. Mary’s Academy 0 At Palmer Ridge: The Bears went ahead 2-0 at halftime and cruised the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's goalkeeper Calhoun shines in win over James Irwin

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER St. Mary's 4, James Irwin 2 At James Irwin: St. Mary's keeper Gabe Calhoun can stop shots and create a few of...

Prep notebook: At 6-0 for first time, Palmer Ridge football not slowing down

Updated: Sun, Oct 8, 2017
Palmer Ridge is 6-0 for the first time in program history Through the first six weeks of the season, the Bears have...

Palmer Ridge gets memorable pitching help in 'Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness' game

Updated: Wed, Oct 4, 2017
MONUMENT - Eleven-year-old Ali, wearing a too-big Palmer Ridge softball jersey that matched the blue tulle wrapped around her...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge, Sierra softball put up big numbers in league wins

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY St. Mary’s Academy 3, Liberty 1 At Liberty: Kylan McCulloch was Liberty’s lone goal scorer against St. Mary’s...

Palmer Ridge finishes fourth in 4A boys' golf; DC's Trujillo struggles

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
LITTLETON - Palmer Ridge left the state course on Tuesday afternoon with its best finish in program history. Where it's...

Monday's prep roundup: Air Academy softball keeps rolling

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
SOFTBALL Air Academy 10, Mesa Ridge 0 (4 1/2 innings) At Air Academy: The Kadets kept rolling and won their third...

Prep notebook: Runners get into volunteering spirit at Colorado Springs Marathon

Updated: Sun, Oct 1, 2017
Many area cross country runners saw their sport from a different perspective Saturday at the Colorado Springs Marathon....

Palmer Ridge football blanks Cañon City, hits stride with historic 5-0 start

Updated: Sat, Sep 30, 2017
MONUMENT - There was one question that came to mind after Palmer Ridge's 43-0 victory over Canon City on Friday. Can anyone...

Friday's prep roundup: Harrison football continues historic start with rout of Woodland Park

Updated: Fri, Sep 29, 2017
FOOTBALL Harrison 58, Woodland Park 7 At Woodland Park: Orlando Westbrook accounted for 241 yards and ran for a score and...

Game of the Week: Palmer Ridge faces another high-powered offense in Cañon City

Updated: Fri, Sep 29, 2017
What do you get when you add two undefeated teams with high-performing offenses going head-to-head? One exciting football...

Thursday's prep roundup: Air Academy boys' soccer racks up eight goals in win, remains unbeaten at 10-0

Updated: Thu, Sep 28, 2017
BOYS SOCCER Liberty 3, Coronado 0 At Liberty: Caleb Norwood did the heavy lifting for the Lancers by scoring a hat trick...

Calm and collected, Lewis-Palmer survives Palmer Ridge in PPAC opener

Updated: Thu, Sep 28, 2017
MONUMENT — Down by a few points? Not a big deal for the seasoned Lewis-Palmer volleyball team. The Rangers played from...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge, Lewis-Palmer volleyball claim wins

Updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer Ridge 3, Harrison 0 At Harrison: Mac Russ had 17 kills as Palmer Ridge (11-1) beat Harrison (6-8) 25-8,...

Monday’s prep roundup: Discovery Canyon, Vista Ridge softball each win big to keep pressure on Air Academy

Updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017
SOFTBALL Discovery Canyon 20, Palmer Ridge 0 (3 innings) At Discovery Canyon: Corah Price homered twice and struck out...

Ty Evans passes for 390 yards in Palmer Ridge football win over Discovery Canyon

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
It looks like a stat line for the pros. Four touchdowns. No interceptions and 390 yards passing. Palmer Ridge quarterback Ty...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon tops Cheyenne Mountain in softball

Updated: Wed, Sep 20, 2017
SOFTBALL     Discovery Canyon 7, Cheyenne Mountain 0 At Cheyenne Mountain: Freshman Kayden Rodgers hammered...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge qualifies four for state boys' golf

Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 3 At Boomerang Golf Course: Palmer Ridge took second at the Greeley regional and qualified all four...
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