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Thursday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain places six positions in semifinals at 4A girls’ tennis

Updated: Fri, May 11, 2018
GIRLS’ TENNIS 4A State Tournament At Pueblo City Park: Cheyenne Mountain, the reigning and nine-time 4A defending girls’...

Prep Notebook: Widefield settles on new basketball coaches

Updated: Sun, Apr 29, 2018
A little more than a month after Widefield’s longtime boys’ and girls’ basketball coaches called it a career, the school has...

Friday's prep roundup: Widefield baseball's Reece Lieby pitches shortened perfect game

Updated: Fri, Apr 27, 2018
Baseball Widefield 11, Sierra 0, 5 inn. At Widefield: Reece Lieby tossed a five-inning perfect game, recording 12 of his...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek diver takes down 8-year-old school mark

Updated: Tue, Apr 24, 2018
BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Pine Creek 123, Liberty 63 At Rampart: Matt Sherman broke an 8-year-old school record in diving,...

Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame: Sierra's Aaron Smith rose from city's south side to NFL glory

Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Aaron Smith has never been on top of Pikes Peak. And, despite being a second generation born-and-raised Colorado Springs...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' lacrosse gets weather-shortened victory over Rampart

Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018
GIRLS' LACROSSE Pine Creek 11, Rampart 3 At D20 Stadium: Brittney White scored three goals, Julia Anarumo added two, and...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain’s Choi tops leaderboard for second time this season

Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018
GIRLS’ GOLF Lancer Invitational At Pine Creek Golf Club: Maxine Choi carded a six-over-par 78 to win top medalist honors...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge beats Air Academy girls' tennis as Kadets fall from undefeated start

Updated: Tue, Apr 10, 2018
After storming out to an 8-0 start to the year, the Air Academy girls’ tennis team has hit a few speed bumps. After...

Thursday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain's Choi earns top medalist billing at Trojan Invite

Updated: Thu, Apr 5, 2018
GIRLS' GOLF Trojan Invitational At Cheyenne Shadows GC: Cheyenne Mountain's Maxine Choi garnered top medalist honors after...

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

Updated: Sat, Mar 31, 2018
FIRST TEAM G: Noah Martinez, sr., Falcon - Martinez ran the show for a Falcon team that went 20-6 and earned the No. 4...

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...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Wrestling All-Stars

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
FIRST TEAM 106: Jett Strickenberger, Discovery Canyon, fr.: He started off his high school career on a high note, finishing...

Prep notebook: Pine Creek baseball hits the road

Updated: Sun, Mar 25, 2018
Pine Creek baseball has been ever-impressive through three games this season – and now it’s taking its hot start on the road...

Thursday's prep roundup: Canon City baseball clinches extra-inning win

Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018
BASEBALL Calhan 13, Ellicott 2 At Ellicott: For the second time this week Calhan claimed a decisive win against area rival...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' lacrosse starts season 2-0

Updated: Wed, Mar 14, 2018
BASEBALL Pueblo Central 11, Rampart 6 At Rampart: Rampart trailed Pueblo Central by one heading into the third inning, but...

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...

Gazette Preps girls' soccer 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Thu, Mar 1, 2018
Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro Coronado Coach: Matt Brickell, second season Key players: Lindsey Berger, Sr....

Tuesday's prep roundup: Air Academy, Widefield, Sierra and Mesa Ridge all advance to 4A girls' basketball quarterfinals

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
Air Academy 42, Rifle 25 At Air Academy: Mary Parchinski scored 12 points on two 3-pointers and grabbed five rebounds as...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Aubrey Robinson, Sierra basketball

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
There’s no shortage of motivation for Sierra senior Aubrey Robinson as she leads the Stallions girls basketball team into the...

All-time area high school basketball team: It's time to honor the girls of Colorado Springs

Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018
In 2012, Lewis-Palmer’s Josh Scott and Sierra’s Wesley Gordon, both University of Colorado commits, embarked as the state’s...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer girls' hoops holds off Centaurus

Updated: Sat, Feb 24, 2018
GIRLS’S BASKETBALL (22) Lewis-Palmer 34, (11) Centaurus 33 At Lafayette: There was a time, not terribly long ago, when...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon captures first postseason win since 2013

Updated: Wed, Feb 21, 2018
BOYS' BASKETBALL 4A-5A PLAYOFFS (38) Discovery Canyon 75, (27) Pueblo East 49 At Pueblo East: Discovery Canyon surely...

Mesa Ridge's Ashley Bowen, Sierra's Aubrey Robinson hit 1,000 points as Grizzlies improve to 16-0 in CSML

Updated: Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Two girls basketball players joined their respective school’s 1,000-point club Thursday when Sierra visited Mesa Ridge for 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...

Monday’s prep roundup: Big rally helps Widefield boys escape upset-minded Woodland Park

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Widefield 60, Woodland Park 56 At Woodland Park: Randall Days scored a game-high 27 points and helped...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield boys' basketball holds on for win over Sierra, extends winning streak to six games

Updated: Fri, Jan 26, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING F-FC 43, Sierra Grande 16, Pueblo East 13 At Fountain-Fort Carson: Sophomore Amira O'Sullivan...

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...

Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships to flaunt top-ranked athletes, returning talent

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
If you’re a fan of high school wrestling, you’re going to want to be at Doherty High School this weekend. The 18th-annual...

David Ramsey: Here's how to prevent another Sierra 101, Mitchell 7 game

Updated: Mon, Jan 15, 2018
The goals are simple. A basketball team tries to score every trip downcourt and seeks to stop the opposition every time, too....

Mitchell High responds to 101-7 defeat to Sierra

Updated: Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Mitchell coach Cayla De George declined to discuss in detail her team’s 101-7 defeat to Sierra. “I don’t really want to get...

It's not a typo: Sierra defeats Mitchell 101-7 in girls' basketball

Updated: Sun, Jan 14, 2018
The Colorado High School Athletic Association stopped keeping record of widest margin of victory to promote the spirit of the...

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...

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...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Meyers has career night for Palmer boys on the way to OT win over Sand Creek

Updated: Wed, Jan 3, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Palmer 80, Sand Creek 76 (OT) At Palmer: Darien Meyers had a career night for the Terrors as he exploded...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Derrian Reed, Sierra basketball

Updated: Tue, Dec 12, 2017
The goals for Sierra senior Derrian Reed’s final season of high school hoops are clear. The 6-foot-1 combo guard wants to...

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...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge field hockey advances to state final

Updated: Tue, Oct 24, 2017
The No. 1 Palmer Ridge field hockey team has a chance to claim the illusive Colorado state field hockey championship this...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Defending boys’ 4A XC champ Palmer Ridge impressive to win region

Updated: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
On Thursday, Rampart senior Dawson Carper announced his commitment to play Division I basketball at the University of...

Friday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain tennis gets five positions into Saturday's third-place matches

Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017
BOYS' TENNIS 4A State At Pueblo City Park: Cheyenne Mountain advanced its remaining singles player and all four doubles...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek, Liberty put up fight in 5A state tennis tourney but fail to advance

Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017
BOYS TENNIS At 5A State Tournament At Gates Tennis Center in Denver: No local singles players or doubles teams made it...

Honoring Fermin Vialpando: The bond between football teammates lasts a lifetime and beyond

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
On Oct. 6, 2006, Fermín Vialpando III, a defensive end and offensive lineman, was an honorary captain for the Panthers during...

Saturday's prep roundup: Falcon football scores 72 points, earns blowout win

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
CROSS COUNTRY Windjammer Cross Country Invitational in Englewood: Sand Creek’s Gabrielle Regalado finished in 20...

Harrison football blanks Sierra, makes history as school's first-ever 6-0 football squad

Updated: Fri, Oct 6, 2017
Harrison coach Al Melo sighed as he walked out of the locker room Friday after his Panthers claimed a 46-0 victory over rival...

Gazette Preps Game of the Week: Unbeaten Harrison hosts Sierra

Updated: Fri, Oct 6, 2017
There's an old cliche that claims that anything can happen on any given Sunday. But when you translate that to high school...