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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...

Rampart football capitalizes on second chance vs. Monarch

Updated: Sat, Nov 11, 2017
When the Rampart football team learned it would face Monarch in the first round of the 2017 4A state playoffs, it was ready...

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...

Rampart edges Vista Ridge in defensive battle to take 4A Pikes Peak crown

Updated: Sat, Nov 4, 2017
Most people would not expect a low-scoring, defensive affair between teams that have scored a combined 227 points in the past...

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...

Gazette Preps Game of the Week: Rampart eyes second-straight league title after running wild all year

Updated: Thu, Nov 2, 2017
It's deja vu for the Rampart Rams who take on league foe Vista Ridge on Friday night at D-20 Stadium for the 4A Pikes Peak...

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...

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...

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: 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....

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...

Gazette Preps Game of the Week: Rampart football gets rolling with win over Liberty

Updated: Sat, Aug 26, 2017
Rampart got a scare from upset-minded Liberty, but Keion Cross guided the Rams to a big early lead and another win in the...

Gazette Preps Game of the Week: Formidable Rampart, refocused Liberty meet in football season opener

Updated: Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Whether trying to make sense of a first-round playoff ouster or a losing season, nonconference neighbors Rampart and Liberty...

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...

The Gazette 2016 5A-4A Football Coach of the Year: Rob Royer, Rampart

Updated: Sat, Dec 17, 2016
Rob Royer knows Rampart. Born and raised in Academy School District 20, he graduated from the northern Colorado Springs high...

Too much of a good thing: Three D20 schools work out packed football playoff schedule at shared stadium

Updated: Wed, Nov 9, 2016
It could have been ugly. Imagine the scene Sunday during a conference call between administrators from Discovery Canyon,...

Game of the Week: Rampart, Vista Ridge battle for league title, automatic playoff spot

Updated: Wed, Nov 2, 2016
With so much on the line, Rampart and Vista Ridge are ignoring the much-maligned first-year playoff ranking system, also known...

Prep football RPI rankings through Week 8

Updated: Mon, Oct 24, 2016
The Colorado high school football RPI rankings through Week 8 were released.  The rankings will determine playoff teams...

Prep football follow: Wyatt Lee making the most of his final season with Peyton

Published: Sun, Oct 9, 2016
Lee making the most of his final season with Peyton Wyatt Lee had 168 rushing yards and two touchdowns on just four carries,...

Prep football game of the week: Rampart confidence growing with wins as Ponderosa visits

Updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Rampart already has a signature win over Monarch this season. The Rams are looking to add another one. Rampart will host...

Kicker Trey Babb arrives just in time to boot Rampart to win

Updated: Thu, Sep 8, 2016
Rampart kicker Trey Babb may not have had the right jersey on or even the correct socks, but when needed most, his right leg's...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Wed, Sep 7, 2016
While Doherty will be hosting 2014 state champion and perennial state power Cherry Creek in The Gazette Game of the Week,...

Rampart runs through Liberty in season opener

Updated: Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Rampart's offensive line is one defenses will need to be wary of. The Rams made that clear at District 20 Stadium on Saturday....

Class 5A-3A football preview capsules in the Colorado Springs area: Will Pine Creek climb back to the top?

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2016
CLASS 5A MOUNT MASSIVE Doherty Coach: Jeff Krumlauf Last season: 5-5, lost in first round of playoffs Key players:...

3 to watch: Top prep football games around Colorado Springs this week

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Football season is finally upon us. All of the two-a-days and early morning wake-up calls for weightlifting have led us to the...

Game of the Week: D20 rivals Liberty, Rampart open season

Updated: Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Rampart wanted to get its season started early in order to make it pay off late. The situation was no different for Liberty....

Best week-by-week battles in prep football: Liberty-Rampart gets us started

Updated: Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Is it too early to look ahead at the best football games from each week of the high school season? Certainly not. Especially...

CSCS, Liberty, Rampart football getting early starts in Zero Week

Updated: Tue, Aug 23, 2016
For those who are anxious to see meaningful football games, the wait is nearly over. The first official week of high school...
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