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The Gazette 2016-17 Girls' Basketball 5A-4A All-Area teams

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017
First team Guard Chloe Welch, Mesa Ridge, jr. Her 18.0 ppg average led all of 4A, while her 469 points tied for eighth...

Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017
DJ Latino is sure to meet plenty of friends prior to Tuesday's game between Pueblo East and Mesa Ridge in a girls' 4A round of...

Girls' basketball playoff capsules for 5A, 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017
A berth in the quarterfinals and a trip to the Denver Coliseum is just one win away as teams hit the round of 16 on Tuesday in...

Girls' basketball 5A, 4A state tournament capsules

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017
With so many first-round upsets, there are some interesting disparities in rankings matchups. But that's what makes it fun....

Liberty, Pine Creek girls' programs enjoy stress-free seasons, turn page on past turmoil

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017
At this time last year, the girls' basketball programs at Liberty and Pine Creek were 5A playoff bound, but with dark clouds...

To bye or not to bye? Area girls' hoop coaches seem to prefer rest, time to prepare

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017
To the surprise of Phil Roiko, his Air Academy girls' basketball team will get a few extra days off to hopefully get things...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge locks up 4A CSML girls' basketball crown

Updated: Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Girls' Basketball Mesa Ridge 54, Cañon City 51 At Mesa Ridge: Behind 23 points and 16 rebounds from sophomore Ashley...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Highlights from the high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
HOCKEY Lewis-Palmer 5, Ralston Valley 4 At Apex: Lewis-Palmer (5-9, 2-8 Foothills Conference) has been looking for a...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings: Doherty boys, girls No. 1 in basketball

Updated: Tue, Feb 7, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team (RPI) *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty (7) 15-3 1 2. Rampart (10) 14-5 3 3. Vista Ridge (16)...

Monday's prep roundup: Tedquist's 3-pointer boosts Canon City girls past Sierra

Updated: Mon, Feb 6, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Canon City 51, Sierra 48 At Canon City: Kate Tedquist hit a 3-pointer from the right corner as time...

Doherty girls' hoops uses 10-0 run to rally vs. Pine Creek

Updated: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
After the final buzzer and with the hard-fought victory sealed, Mykiaa Minniss sat on the court with an open-mouth smile as...

Rematch between Doherty, Pine Creek in girls' hoops among games to watch

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
This week we get several matchups between teams in the top three spots of a few conferences. It's fun to see so many league...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vanguard boys' basketball continues surge with road win at Buena Vista

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Vanguard 78, Buena Vista 71 At Buena Vista: Seth Fuqua poured in 34 points, helping The Vanguard School...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 13-3 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 13-4 2 3. Rampart 12-5 3 4A 1....

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer gets big boys' basketball conference win

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 76, Sand Creek 62 At Sand Creek: In a battle of top-three teams in the 5A/4A Pikes Peak...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 10-3 1 2. Vista Ridge 11-4 3 3. Rampart 10-5 2 4A 1. Sand...

Monday's prep roundup: Doherty hockey rallies, beats Pine Creek in overtime

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
HOCKEY Doherty 5, Pine Creek 4 At Sertich: Scott Sellers' second goal of the game 1:29 into overtime gave Doherty (2-10,...

Prep roundup: "Officials vs. Cancer" brings awareness to basketball courts

Updated: Sun, Jan 22, 2017
"Officials vs. Cancer" brings awareness to high school courts About 1,100 high school basketball officials around Colorado...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 16, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 9-3 1 2. Rampart 9-4 2 3. Vista Ridge 9-4 3 4A 1. Sand...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Seven pins lead Mesa Ridge past Discovery Canyon

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. WRESTLING Mesa Ridge 48, Discovery...

Doherty outlasts Pine Creek in overtime in girls' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 10, 2017
Somewhere between exiting the court at halftime and returning to start the second half, Doherty lost its offense. But the...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 9, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 7-3 No. 1 2. Rampart 7-3 No. 2 3. Vista Ridge 7-4 No. 3 4A...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge boys top Coronado

Updated: Wed, Dec 21, 2016
Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Vista Ridge 52, Coronado...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Dec 19, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 5-1 1 2. Rampart 4-3 2 3. Liberty 5-4 NR 4A 1. Sand Creek...

Prep update: Coronado's Steve Dabelko picking off the competition in comeback wrestling season

Updated: Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Dabelko picking off the competition in comeback season Coronado's Steve Dabelko has a list of opponents he wants to face in...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Tue, Dec 13, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team *Record Last week 5A 1. Doherty 3-1 t1 2. Rampart 3-2 t1 3. Vista Ridge 2-3 3 4A 1....

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...

Friday's prep roundup: CSCS boys start quest for third straight crown with dominant victory

Updated: Sat, Dec 3, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL CSCS 79, Grand Valley 47 At Broomfield: Justin Engesser led three scorers in double figures with 25...

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A classifications

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
Here's a team-by-team look at girls' basketball programs in the 5A and 4A classifications. 5A CSML Coronado Coach:...