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Prep notebook: Lewis-Palmer girls’ basketball not too shabby, either

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Thanks to a 11-0 start, the boys’ basketball program at Lewis-Palmer has snared most of the headlines at the Monument...

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...

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...

5 can't-miss prep events coming up this weekend around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Here's a look at some of the top high school sports coming up around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Boys'...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty girls claim OT win over Pine Creek

Updated: Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Cole Sienknecht hit four 3-pointers and scored 28 points for the second consecutive game to lift the Mustangs to their third...

Prep notebook: Air Academy boys' basketball rebounds for a strong start, Pine Creek hockey finds a groove

Updated: Tue, Jan 9, 2018
Soaring Kadets Air Academy boys' basketball is off to its best start since it won the state championship three years ago....

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' basketball blows past Coronado in CSML opener

Updated: Thu, Jan 4, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Pine Creek 55, Coronado 21 At Pine Creek: Kate Ogrodny had 15 points and three blocks and Jordyn...

Girls' swimming notebook: Rampart ahead of defending state champion Cheyenne Mountain in season's first state rankings

Updated: Thu, Jan 4, 2018
Entering this season, Rampart girls' swim coach Dan Greene knew he had a talented group of underclassmen. And so far, the...

Saturday’s prep roundup: Pine Creek snaps skid with boys’ basketball win over Fossil Ridge

Updated: Sat, Dec 23, 2017
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Pine Creek 64, Fossil Ridge 60 At Greenwood Village: Max Lofy had a team-high 16 points, and Peyton...

Friday's prep roundup: Big third period powers Coronado hockey past Cheyenne Mountain

Updated: Fri, Dec 22, 2017
HOCKEY Coronado 8, Cheyenne Mountain 4 At Honnen: Logan Dineen's second goal broke a 3-3 tie early in the third period,...

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...

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...

The Gazette Preps 5A-4A football Peak Performer of the Year: David Moore III, Pine Creek

Updated: Mon, Dec 18, 2017
When you’ve made the state playoffs every year for the better part of a decade, and have a trophy case full of state...

The Gazette 2017 Boys’ Tennis All-Stars

Updated: Sun, Dec 17, 2017
FIRST TEAM SINGLES No. 1: Nick Lorenz, Discovery Canyon, jr. — Lorenz was undefeated before he lost in the Class 5A...

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...

2017 Gazette Preps 5A-4A football All-Stars

Updated: Sat, Dec 16, 2017
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback TJ Davis, Widefield, sr. — Davis emerged as one of the area’s best dual-threat...

Cheyenne Mountain captures seven event victories to dominate at own swim meet

Updated: Sat, Dec 16, 2017
For the host team, the Cheyenne Mountain Swimming and Diving Invitational is an opportunity to see where it stands early in...

Friday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain storms to early lead in boys' basketball win over Mitchell

Updated: Sat, Dec 16, 2017
ICE HOCKEY Standley Lake 6, Liberty 3 At Ice Centre at the Promenade in Westminster: Standley Lake (4-1, 3-0 Pinnacle...

2017 Gazette Preps Boys' Soccer All-Stars

Updated: Fri, Dec 15, 2017
FIRST TEAM Attack Khristian Hooker, Air Academy, Sr. — Hooker proved to be the Kadets’ most dangerous attacking option....

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Dewing leads Air Academy boys' basketball to sixth straight win

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Air Academy 73, Pueblo Centennial 49 At Pueblo East Coaches Classic: Thad Dewing scored 23 points and...

Saturday's prep roundup: Four double-digit scorers lead St. Mary's to first boys' basketball win of season

Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 76, Manitou Springs 65 At Manitou Springs: Gabe Calhoun scored 20 points and Camden Raedel and...

Prep area hockey team preview capsules

Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017
Air Academy (Pinnacle Ice Hockey League) Coach: Andrew Marshall (Second year coaching) Returning Starters: Sr. Forward...

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...

Blog: No surprise - Pine Creek football is primed for future state title appearances

Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017
The future is bright for Pine Creek football. But that's no surprise to anyone who is immersed in Colorado high school...

Saturday's prep roundup: Coronado, Mitchell both get three wrestlers to the top of the podium

Updated: Sat, Dec 2, 2017
WRESTLING Arapahoe Invitational At Littleton: Behind titles from Angel Flores (126 pounds), KJ Kearns (145) and Zeke...

Efficiently run Best of the Best wrestling also allows for time to spend off mat

Updated: Sat, Dec 2, 2017
It was an incredible, never-before-seen occurrence as athletes, family and coaches spilled out of the Pine Creek gym Saturday...

Pueblo South's explosive offense too much for Pine Creek in 4A football title game

Updated: Sat, Dec 2, 2017
Bad luck, tough break, outplayed - whatever you want to call it. After a season of bliss, misfortune finally found the Pine...

Pikes Peak area has rare chance for two football state champions

Updated: Fri, Dec 1, 2017
With Pine Creek (Class 4A) and Palmer Ridge (3A) in state high school football championships Saturday, there is a chance for...

Women's basketball athletes at UCCS turn playing days into coaching careers in Colorado Springs

Updated: Fri, Dec 1, 2017
With one observation, Valor Christian girls' basketball coach Jessika Caldwell figured it was only a matter of time before one...

JC Coulter in his element as he leads Pine Creek to 4A football championship game

Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017
JC Coulter’s journey to becoming a state-caliber quarterback isn’t typical. That’s because he wasn’t always in this position....

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,...

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...

Pine Creek advances to fifth title game in seven years with win over Pueblo West

Updated: Sun, Nov 26, 2017
David Moore III rushed for two touchdowns, and JC Coulter threw for two more to lead the Pine Creek football team to a...

Hugh Johnson: Pine Creek youth movement fuels Eagles to another title berth

Updated: Sat, Nov 25, 2017
Pine Creek football's youth movement is in full swing. A few weeks ago, Pine Creek sophomore receiver Max Lofy told me that...

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...

Pine Creek football wins snow bowl playoff game over Rampart

Updated: Mon, Nov 20, 2017
The Eagles beat the Rams in the second round of high school state playoffs Friday night. Conditions were cold and snowy...

Pine Creek, Rampart fans enjoy football rivalry

Updated: Fri, Nov 17, 2017
It was a big-time bout between old rivals. The quarterfinal round of the Class 4A state football playoffs began Friday when...

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...

Area athletes to sign National Letters of Intent on first day of early signing

Updated: Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Wednesday marks the first day of college athletics' early signing period, and athletes around Colorado Springs and the Pikes...

Pine Creek Eagles soar to 1st-round playoff win after late liftoff vs. Golden

Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017
It took 38 minutes, but when Pine Creek got rolling Friday in a 4A first-round playoff game against Golden, nothing could stop...

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....

Baseball teammates, longtime friends sign college letters at ceremony at Pine Creek

Updated: Wed, Nov 8, 2017
When Jay Onken and Justin Olson signed national letters of intent to Division I universities Wednesday, it didn't just mark...

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...

Discovery Canyon's Corah Price, St. Mary's Peyton Richter earn CHSAA All-State softball nods

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
Although the Discovery Canyon softball team had an early exit from the 2017 playoffs, the Thunder are still racking up...
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Prep Swimming: Pine Creek vs. Rampart
4A championship football game: Pueblo South 25, Pine Creek 14
Palmer Ridge football beats Palisade in 3A semifinal