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

Updated: 1 hr ago
Perhaps no other boys’ golf team ever felt as good about taking fourth place at the Class 4A state championships as the Palmer...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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 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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Monday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon claims third straight boys' golf regional title

Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 1 At Elmwood GC, Pueblo: Led by a sizzling, 5-under-par 65 from senior and defending 4A individual...

Gazette Preps Top 5 plays of the week: Sept. 11-16

Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017
The Gazette Preps Top 5 plays of the week feature plays from Doherty, Cheyenne Mountain, Pine Creek and Widefield.

David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge dominates Lewis-Palmer in The (Football) Battle for Monument

Updated: Sat, Sep 16, 2017
MONUMENT - Proximity increases hostility. When playing your little brother in pingpong, you want to beat him 21-0. Every time....

Friday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain field hockey knocks off reigning champs

Updated: Sat, Sep 16, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Cheyenne Mountain 2, Kent Denver 1 At Cheyenne Mountain: Samm White scored on a tip-in with 17 minutes left...

Tuesday's prep roundup

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Continue to check back throughout the night for more updates to today's prep roundup. FIELD HOCKEY Palmer Ridge 3, Denver...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty rallies to beat Liberty in softball

Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
SOFTBALL Doherty 18, Liberty 10 At Liberty: Angelina Locriccio continued her torrid streak from the plate with five more...

Luke Trujillo, Discovery Canyon Thunder keep boys' golf momentum

Updated: Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Discovery Canyon's Luke Trujillo bogeyed the sixth hole of the Kadet Invitational on Tuesday at Eisenhower Golf Club's...

Monday's prep roundup: Liberty boys' golf thinking big after winning 5A Colorado Springs Metro League Championship

Updated: Mon, Sep 11, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 5A Colorado Springs Metro League Championship At Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club: Lucas Howell shot 2-over-par 74...

Saturday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge XC takes 2nd at St. Vrain Invite

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
Five area runners cracked the top-10 at the St. Vrain Invitational Cross Country Invitational at Lyon, Saturday. Ryan Moen...

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Liberty hires baseball coach

Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017
Liberty hires baseball coach Austin Watson has been hired as the new baseball coach at Liberty. Watson accepted the...

Gazette Preps girls' cross country capsules

Updated: Fri, Sep 1, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Taylor Dutton, sr.; Faith Roth, jr.; Chloe Cassens, sr.; Madeline...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty ties Denver South in boys' soccer

Updated: Thu, Aug 31, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER Doherty 1, Denver South 1 (2OT) At Garry Berry: The Spartans (1-1-1) and the Rebels played two overtime...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Rampart, Woodland Park earn individual, team golf triumphs

Updated: Tue, Aug 29, 2017
BOYS' GOLF Terror Invitational At Patty Jewett GC: Cameron Como recorded six birdies en route to a 1-under-par 71, winning...

Monday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain softball takes second straight win against Mitchell

Updated: Tue, Aug 29, 2017
SOFTBALL Cheyenne Mountain 17, Mitchell 0, 4 innings At Mitchell: Katelynn Ralston struck out 12 in a one-hitter, hit two...

Gazette Preps boys' cross country capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Ben Swanson, jr.; Conor Strizich, sr.; Andrew Burton, sr.; Charlie...

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Track and Field All-Area teams

Updated: Sat, Jun 10, 2017
First team 100 meters: Gabbi Chapa, Doherty, sr.-Posted area's best time of 12.23 at 5A state meet. 200 meters: Olivia...

The Gazette Girls' Lacrosse Peak Performer: Sam Rippley, Palmer Ridge

Updated: Tue, Jun 6, 2017
Sam Rippley could well be the definition of a "multisport athlete" after playing five sports during her time at Palmer Ridge....

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Lacrosse All-Area teams

Updated: Tue, Jun 6, 2017
First team Attack: Reagan Brenenstuhl, Air Academy, so.-Scored 45 goals and dished out 11 assists. Attack: Madelyn Lewis,...

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Golf All-Area teams

Updated: Mon, Jun 5, 2017
First team Elly Carlson Pine Creek, sr. Won 4A Region 1 with a 71, tied for 8th at 4A state. Sarah Hwang St. Mary's,...

Palmer Ridge, Pine Creek girls shoot school-best golf finishes

Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017
ERIE - Palmer Ridge's Kellsey Sample and Pine Creek's Elly Carlson sealed a career and legacy with one last rattle of the cup...

Palmer Ridge's Kellsey Sample recovers to sit seventh in 4A state girls' golf

Updated: Mon, May 22, 2017
ERIE - Palmer Ridge senior Kellsey Sample left the Colorado National Golf Club in swift fashion Monday, frantically grabbing...

Long distance boys' trio leave their mark at state, head to Big 12 schools

Updated: Mon, May 22, 2017
LAKEWOOD - The Classical Academy's Tanner Norman, Palmer Ridge's Jeremy Meadows and Air Academy's Ethan Powell left the track...

Area players look for top finishes in girls' golf state tourneys

Updated: Sun, May 21, 2017
Arielle Keating tied for 13th last season at the 5A state tournament in girls' golf. Kellsey Sample tied for 10th in 4A. Pine...

State tennis notes: Palmer Ridge notches a program-best fourth in 4A

Updated: Sun, May 14, 2017
Note: This story was updated to reflect the correct opponent for Cheyenne Mountain's Cory Patton Lossner in her regional...

Friday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain shines in first day of PPAC swim league meet

Updated: Fri, May 12, 2017
Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' SWIMMING PPAC Championships At...

Cheyenne Mountain meets its own high expectations with record ninth state girls' tennis team championship

Updated: Fri, May 12, 2017
PUEBLO -- There were tears of joy for Cheyenne Mountain's Cory Patton Lossner and that was before she knew she had clinched...
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3A championship football game: Palmer Ridge 46, Erie 21
Prep football playoffs: Palmer Ridge 48 - Berthoud 13
Palmer Ridge-State Champions in Girls Field Hockey
Girls' field hockey: Palmer Ridge v. Regis Jesuit