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Gazette Preps 2017-18 5A-4A Girls' Basketball All-Stars

Updated: Fri, Mar 30, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Chloe Welch, sr., Mesa Ridge - Welch concluded her impressive high school career by leading her team to the...

VOTE: Gazette Preps top play of the 2018 winter season

Updated: Fri, Mar 23, 2018
The winter sports season may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the magic! For the last 10 weeks the Gazette...

Doherty's Brionna McBride, Kyrele Benford lead CSML all-stars to sweep of PPAC

Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Spectators at the Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro League vs. Class 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference all-star basketball games...

High school basketball: All-time greatest boys players from Colorado Springs

Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2018
In 2012 a panel of Colorado-Springs area experts helped The Gazette pick the greatest boys’ basketball players of all-time....

High school basketball: All-time greatest girls players from Colorado Springs

Updated: Thu, Mar 8, 2018
Who selected the players? Gazette Preps did not cast a vote in selecting these players, but rather oversaw the creation of...

Prep notebook: Falcon boys basketball fights adversity to No. 4 seed in Class 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Falcon’s best hoops season yet only gets better After already winning its most games in program history, the Falcon boys’...

Pikes Peak rankings: Big week ahead for Fountain-Fort Carson girls and other teams on the cusp

Updated: Mon, Feb 12, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Feb. 12 Class 5A Doherty (18-4) Rampart (15-6) Liberty (16-6) Dropped out: N/A...

Friday's prep roundup: Doherty in hunt for team title after first day of Class 5A Region 3 wrestling tournament

Updated: Fri, Feb 9, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Class 5A State Championships At Chatfield: Lewis-Palmer junior Meredith Rees seeded fourth in...

Thursday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon's Rachel Alexander takes lead to Friday's 3A state diving finals

Updated: Thu, Feb 8, 2018
Boys basketball Lewis-Palmer 61, Discovery Canyon 50 At Discovery Canyon: The Rangers (19-2, 11-1) fought back from a...

Gazette Preps' top five events

Updated: Wed, Feb 7, 2018
Girls' Basketball Colorado Springs Christian at St. Mary's 7 p.m. Friday Well someone has to lose. St. Mary's hosts...

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...

Pikes Peak rankings: 2 top girls' teams battle for No. 1 this week

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Feb. 5 Class 5A Doherty (16-3) Liberty (15-5) Rampart (14-5) Dropped out: N/A...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball trio comes up big in win over league foe Falcon

Updated: Fri, Feb 2, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Widefield 52, Elizabeth 33 At Widefield: Aaliyah Ricketts led with 19 points and Charisse Fairley...

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Mesa Ridge, Air Academy and Palmer Ridge among winners in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Jan 31, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 68, Widefield 41 At Widefield: Mesa Ridge coach Jeff Beatty feels like he acquired a big-time...

This week's top five events in Colorado Springs-area preps

Updated: Wed, Jan 31, 2018
Boys' Basketball Friday Falcon at Lewis-Palmer 7 p.m. With a league record of 7-2, Falcon is second in the Pikes Peak...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Liberty boys secure one-point win, CSS girls play spoiler in 2A Black Forest league

Updated: Tue, Jan 30, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Evangelical Christian Academy 50, Colorado Springs School 37 At Colorado Springs School: Justin Holt led...

Monday’s prep roundup: Palmer hockey beats Woodland Park to end season-opening slide

Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018
HOCKEY Palmer 6, Woodland Park 3 At Sertich: Zack Swain scored three goals and added two assists to help Palmer end its...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty stays unbeaten in league by holding off F-FC in double-OT

Updated: Tue, Jan 23, 2018
BOYS' BASKETBALL Doherty 64, Fountain-Fort Carson 59, 2OT At Fountain-Fort Carson: Doherty blew a late four-point lead in...

Thursday's prep roundup: Howery's big night helps St. Mary's girls stay unbeaten

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Fountain-Fort Carson 63, Scott City (Kan.) 52 At Colby, Kansas: Rashon Barron led three Trojans in double...

Pikes Peak Rankings: The race in Class 3A girls is heating up

Updated: Mon, Jan 15, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Jan. 13 Class 5A Doherty (11-2) Rampart (9-4) Liberty (9-4) Dropped out: N/A...

Thursday's prep roundup: CSCS girls continue hot streak, outscore last two opponents 149-36

Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
 Liberty 68, Rampart 53 At Rampart: Rampart had three scorers in double figures but it was not enough to...

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...

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...

Monday's prep roundup: Manitou Springs sweeps relay races en route swim dual meet win over La Junta

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Coronado at Pomona, 7 p.m. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL James Irwin at Pueblo Centennial, 6 p.m. Palmer at...

Saturday's prep roundup: Johnny Lopez, KJ Kearns earn titles as Coronado wrestling takes second at Colfax Smackdown

Updated: Mon, Jan 8, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 66, Coronado 31 At Doherty: Brionna McBride led with 13 points and Mykiaa Minniss added 11 and...

Rampart Holiday notebook: Rampart, CSCS boys battle beyond the arc; Lady Lions get help off the bench

Updated: Sat, Jan 6, 2018
Rampart boys’ basketball is not typically a good outside-shooting team, averaging less than three 3-pointers per game. But...

Friday's prep roundup: Air Academy's Ryan Self hits two late-game shots in boys' basketball win over Sand Creek

Updated: Fri, Jan 5, 2018
ICE HOCKEY Creste Butte 5, Rampart At Sertich Ice Center: Tyler Montoya scored two goals but the Rams couldn’t overcome a...

Rampart basketball tournament capsules, what to expect from Rams, CSCS Lions

Updated: Wed, Jan 3, 2018
RAMPART BOYS AT A GLANCE Record: 5-2 So far: Although early in the season, Rampart has proven to stay calm when the game...

Prep basketball tourney fills major void in events held in Broadmoor World Arena

Updated: Wed, Jan 3, 2018
Just in time for its 20th birthday, The Broadmoor World Arena is celebrating a milestone with perhaps a milestone event. The...

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...

5 prep events to watch this weekend in Colorado Springs area highlighted by Liberty and Vista Ridge boys' basketball

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Here are five area high school events to keep an eye on this weekend: Boys' basketball: The Classical Academy (3-2) at...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer girls win tournament opener

Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 50, Peak to Peak 13 At Skyline: Preslee Enget scored 16 points and Arianna Blowe added 11...

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...

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,...

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...

Doherty downs Rampart in second round of 5A girls' basketball playoffs

Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Kalani Poloa knew her team needed a spark. For the first time all season, the Spartans found themselves down at the half....

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....

Rampart girls' basketball team advances, sets up another game with Doherty

Updated: Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Bailey Torres knew as she was warming up that it was going to be a big night for her and her Rampart team. Torres scored a...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge locks up PPAC as coach Joe Hites notches win No. 400

Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Vista Ridge 48,...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Rampart's Jackson Ehrlin has 49 points in win over Liberty

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Rampart 86, Liberty 64 At Rampart: Jackson Ehrlin had a gigantic game to lead the 5A No. 2 Rams. The...

Rampart girls show what they're capable of with victory over Liberty

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
There's no question that this year has been different and difficult for Rampart. The Rams lost six seniors from last year's...

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)...

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....

Saturday's prep roundup: Doherty defeats Liberty in girls' basketball

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 64, Liberty 40 At Doherty: Aubriana Noti had her 15th double-double of the season - 18 points...

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...