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SIGNING DAY: Colorado Springs-area athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent

Updated: Wed, Feb 7, 2018
Wednesday marks the third official Signing Day for high school athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent. Find out...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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, 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...

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....

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...

Pine Creek routs Mesa Ridge to finish unbeaten in league

Updated: Fri, Nov 3, 2017
With great power comes great responsibility. To whom much is given, much is required. Whatever the adage, it applies to Pine...

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,...

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,...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Atlas Prep soccer shuts out Faith Christian to win in playoff debut

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
BOYS’ SOCCER 3A First Round No. 14 Atlas Prep 2, No. 19 Faith Christian 0 At Atlas Prep: Fourteen months ago, Atlas Prep...

Pine Creek vs. Widefield highlights three football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
Suddenly, the regular season is winding down. For 1A and 2A schools, this week is it, one last chance to make a postseason...

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...

Pine Creek football unstoppable in blowout win over Air Academy

Updated: Fri, Oct 20, 2017
This wasn't just a high school football game. This was a highlight reel, filled with long scoring runs, strong defensive...

2 Pikes Peak region running backs surpass 1,000 rushing yards, and more are on the way

Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Don’t look now, but the Pikes Peak region has two area running backs who have already surpassed 1,000 rushing yards on the...

Pine Creek defense belts undefeated Pueblo West

Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017
It's called a turnover belt. Whenever a Pine Creek player gets a turnover on defense, defensive backs coach Eldrick Hill...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
It's that time of the year again. The games are getting tougher and conference play is in full effect. And it wouldn't be a...

Thursday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer volleyball thumps Vista Ridge, extend winning streak to 44 wins

Updated: Thu, Oct 5, 2017
SOFTBALL Liberty 11, Palmer 1 At Liberty: Gabrielle Hoyt went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Delaney Hoyt also went 3 for 3...

Vista Ridge defense not enough to hold Pine Creek football

Updated: Sat, Sep 23, 2017
When it comes to a rivalry game, anything can happen. And on the first few drives of Friday’s 4A football showdown between...

Thursday's prep roundup: Rampart downs Liberty in softball

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
SOFTBALL Rampart 13, Liberty 3, 5 innings At Liberty: The Rams didn’t get things going until a four-run fourth inning....

Top offensive threats go head-to-head in Vista Ridge-Pine Creek football rivalry

Updated: Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Just over seven miles separates Vista Ridge High School from Pine Creek, making for an exciting crosstown rivalry between the...

Pine Creek football wears down Fountain-Fort Carson in rivalry rematch

Updated: Sat, Sep 16, 2017
A year ago it was a party on the sideline of the Fountain-Fort Carson football team after the Trojans upset the eventual state...

Thursday's prep roundup: Harrison rallies to football win

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY Liberty 6,  Smoky Hill 0 At Stutler Bowl Stadium: Tina Bomberg and Julia Anarumo each had two goals to...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek football shuts out Windsor

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
A round up of preps football, field hockey, softball, boys' soccer, boys' tennis and area tournaments 

David Ramsey: Pine Creek's David Moore III proves diligent work, and parents' love, can conquer all

Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017
The Question about Pine Creek running back David Moore III is asked frequently. It’s a logical question, a question that’s...

Prep football capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
5A Mount Lincoln Not reporting: Fountain-Fort Carson. Mount Massive Not reporting: Doherty. 4A Foothills Cheyenne...

Prep follow: Mesa Ridge kicker Tristan Widic gets national acclaim

Updated: Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Widic earns national recognition as a kicker Mesa Ridge kicker Tristan Widic was notified last week that he received...

Paul Klee: Pine Creek football star makes smart choice on National Signing Day

Updated: Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Brock Domann is a busy guy. If the Pine Creek senior and former football star isn't leading the Eagles to the Class 4A state...

David Ramsey: Pine Creek's Todd Miller and Widefield's Boris Berian soared in 2016

Updated: Wed, Dec 28, 2016
Todd Miller says he's not going anywhere, which is good news if you're associated with Pine Creek's football program and bad...

The Gazette 2016 5A-4A Football Peak Performer: Brock Domann, Pine Creek

Updated: Sat, Dec 17, 2016
The defining moment of Brock Domann's prep career likely wasn't a highlight-reel touchdown pass or a tackle-breaking jaunt to...

Monday's prep roundup: Pine Creek hockey breaks four-game winless streak

Updated: Mon, Dec 12, 2016
ICE HOCKEY Pine Creek 3, Coronado 2 At Sertich: Gabriel Sims' goal on a two-man advantage with 3:48 left broke a 2-2 tie...

Peak Performer of the Week: David Moore III, Pine Creek football

Updated: Tue, Dec 6, 2016
It's too easy to paint Pine Creek freshman running back David Moore III as the smallest guy on the team, who made believers of...

Winning traditions have Pine Creek, Discovery Canyon teams on brink of state titles

Updated: Fri, Dec 2, 2016
Between the two programs, Pine Creek and Discovery Canyon have suited up for 23 playoff games since the 2013 season. So it's...

Pine Creek stymies Chatfield's offense to win 4A state semifinal football game

Updated: Sat, Nov 26, 2016
LAKEWOOD - David Moore III and Brock Domann each had two touchdowns, and Pine Creek's restored defense came up with two...

State football semifinals capsules for Pine Creek, Discovery Canyon

Published: Fri, Nov 25, 2016
It's the penultimate weekend for fall sports, which means its semifinals time for most high school football classifications....

Pine Creek football's road to success started with first semifinal loss eight years ago

Updated: Thu, Nov 24, 2016
At 1 p.m. Saturday, when Todd Miller runs his Pine Creek football team onto the field at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood to take on...

Prep football playoff capsules: Lewis-Palmer game still on, despite canceled classes

Updated: Fri, Nov 18, 2016
During the regular season, this spot notes three games we at Gazette Preps have our eyes on because they stand out. This...

With early struggles behind, Pine Creek football aims for semifinals return

Updated: Fri, Nov 18, 2016
Pine Creek quarterback Brock Domann was quick to point out after week three that the Eagles' 1-2 record was identical to that...

Pine Creek dismantles Pueblo South to open 4A football playoffs

Updated: Sat, Nov 12, 2016
Pine Creek faced one of the top offenses in the state in the first round of the 4A football playoffs, but the scoreboard...