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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...

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...

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...

Prep notebook: Peyton picks up wild OT win, Palmer Ridge field hockey set for state semis

Updated: Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Wild win puts Peyton in league driver seat Peyton has a stranglehold of the 1A Tri-Peaks League heading into the final week...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer volleyball beats Pine Creek for first time since 2004

Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017
VOLLEYBALL Palmer 3, Pine Creek 2 At Palmer: For senior night, Palmer did something the program had not done since its...

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: 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...

Discovery Canyon's Roach slams homer against Vista Ridge in PPAC finale win

Updated: Wed, Oct 4, 2017
Take note, softball hitters: Think small and big things could happen. That was the case for Discovery Canyon senior Mary...

Monday's prep roundup: Air Academy softball keeps rolling

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
SOFTBALL Air Academy 10, Mesa Ridge 0 (4 1/2 innings) At Air Academy: The Kadets kept rolling and won their third...

WATCH: Gazette Preps Top 5 Plays for the week of Sept. 25 - Sept. 30

Updated: Mon, Oct 2, 2017
The best high school sports highlights of the week, from preps athletes in and around the Pikes Peak region. This week's...

New Vista Ridge quarterback leads way to victory

Updated: Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Jaylen Thomas made his debut as Vista Ridge’s primary quarterback in Friday’s game against Discovery Canyon on the Wolves’...

Monday’s prep roundup: Discovery Canyon, Vista Ridge softball each win big to keep pressure on Air Academy

Updated: Tue, Sep 26, 2017
SOFTBALL Discovery Canyon 20, Palmer Ridge 0 (3 innings) At Discovery Canyon: Corah Price homered twice and struck out...

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...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon tops Cheyenne Mountain in softball

Updated: Wed, Sep 20, 2017
SOFTBALL     Discovery Canyon 7, Cheyenne Mountain 0 At Cheyenne Mountain: Freshman Kayden Rodgers hammered...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge qualifies four for state boys' golf

Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 3 At Boomerang Golf Course: Palmer Ridge took second at the Greeley regional and qualified all four...

Prep notebook: Discovery Canyon football takes out three-time defending champion Pueblo East

Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Inexperienced Discovery Canyon with trademark win Pueblo East missed a game-winning field goal in the fourth quarter and...

Monday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon claims third straight boys' golf regional title

Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017
BOYS' GOLF 4A Region 1 At Elmwood GC, Pueblo: Led by a sizzling, 5-under-par 65 from senior and defending 4A individual...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Discovery Canyon picks up wins in softball, boys' soccer

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
SOFTBALL Lewis-Palmer 15, Sand Creek 4 At Sand Creek: The Rangers (6-9, 1-2) jumped to a 9-0 lead after the first inning...

Tuesday's prep roundup

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Continue to check back throughout the night for more updates to today's prep roundup. FIELD HOCKEY Palmer Ridge 3, Denver...

Saturday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge XC takes 2nd at St. Vrain Invite

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
Five area runners cracked the top-10 at the St. Vrain Invitational Cross Country Invitational at Lyon, Saturday. Ryan Moen...

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 

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Liberty hires baseball coach

Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017
Liberty hires baseball coach Austin Watson has been hired as the new baseball coach at Liberty. Watson accepted the...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Air Academy blanks Evergreen in boys' soccer to avenge upset home playoff loss

Updated: Tue, Sep 5, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER Air Academy 2, Evergreen 0 At Evergreen: According to the rankings, this is the way last year's postseason...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty ties Denver South in boys' soccer

Updated: Thu, Aug 31, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER Doherty 1, Denver South 1 (2OT) At Garry Berry: The Spartans (1-1-1) and the Rebels played two overtime...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Rampart, Woodland Park earn individual, team golf triumphs

Updated: Tue, Aug 29, 2017
BOYS' GOLF Terror Invitational At Patty Jewett GC: Cameron Como recorded six birdies en route to a 1-under-par 71, winning...

Vista Ridge looks for improvement on line, production from Jaylen Thomas in 2017

Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Vista Ridge has lost in the first round of the 4A playoffs each of the past four seasons. Running back and cornerback Jaylen...

Local backs have big opportunity at Northern Colorado with Florida, CU on schedule

Updated: Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Would it be so far-fetched to imagine Brandon Cartagena or Anthony Davis, career backups at the Football Championship...

PPAC all-star games rounds out high school soccer season

Updated: Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Cheyenne Mountain girls' soccer coach Tomas Martinez began the Pikes Peak Athletic Conference All-Star games last season in...

The Gazette 2017 Boys' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Erik Stevens, Vista Ridge

Published: Sat, Jun 10, 2017
For Erik Stevens, coaching Division I athletes, as he did not long ago at UCLA, and high school athletes in Colorado didn't...

The Gazette 2017 Girls' Track and Field All-Area teams

Updated: Sat, Jun 10, 2017
First team 100 meters: Gabbi Chapa, Doherty, sr.-Posted area's best time of 12.23 at 5A state meet. 200 meters: Olivia...

Vista Ridge basketball players relish last chance to compete together at state track and field

Updated: Sat, May 20, 2017
LAKEWOOD - A season of track and field hasn't shaken Vista Ridge senior Hunter Maldonado's belief that he belongs on the...

State track notes: Fountain-Fort Carson, Vista Ridge boys in lead

Updated: Sat, May 20, 2017
Wolves’ Dubiel saves best for last in discus Vista Ridge senior Alexis Dubiel never finished worse than second in a meet...

10 athletes to watch at state track and field

Updated: Wed, May 17, 2017
We tried to steer clear of track and field athletes we marked as “Athletes to Watch” before the season started. But some of...

Saturday's prep roundup: Fountain Valley's Ivy Zhang wins No. 1 singles title at 3A regional

Updated: Sat, May 6, 2017
GIRLS' TENNIS 3A Region 7 At Pueblo City Park: Fountain Valley junior Ivy Zhang, who had won only two matches during the...

Thursday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge sends Cheyenne Mountain baseball to third straight loss

Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017
BASEBALL Palmer Ridge 9, Cheyenne Mountain 5 At Cheyenne Mountain: The Pikes Peak region 4A No. 2 Indians (14-4, 9-4...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Coronado undefeated in boys' swimming league duals again

Updated: Tue, May 2, 2017
BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Coronado 112, Fountain-Fort Carson 68 At Fountain-Fort Carson: Randle Burtoft won the 50-yard...

Monday's prep roundup: Sample, Air Academy capture golf titles at Indian Invitational

Updated: Tue, May 2, 2017
GIRLS' GOLF Cheyenne Mountain Invitational At Country Club of Colorado: Kellsey Sample of Palmer Ridge shot a 3-over-par...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' soccer shuts out Doherty to create 3-way tie for 1st

Updated: Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Highlights from Thursday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' SOCCER Pine Creek 4, Doherty 0...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge baseball rallies to beat Lewis-Palmer

Updated: Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BASEBALL Palmer Ridge 9, Lewis-Palmer 8...

Monday's prep roundup: TCA defends girls' league golf crown

Updated: Mon, Apr 24, 2017
GIRLS' GOLF Elizabeth Invitational At Spring Valley Golf Club: TCA shot a 280 to win the team title, and the Titans...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain beats Lewis-Palmer in baseball

Updated: Wed, Apr 19, 2017
BASEBALL Cheyenne Mountain 3, Lewis-Palmer 0 At Cheyenne Mountain: Matthew Smith tossed seven shutout innings as Cheyenne...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' soccer drops league game for first time this decade against Rampart

Updated: Fri, Apr 14, 2017
GIRLS’ SOCCER Rampart 2, Pine Creek 0 At District 20 Stadium: The Eagles went into the game ranked No. 1 in RPI in Class...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain tops Falcon in baseball

Updated: Wed, Apr 12, 2017
BASEBALL Cheyenne Mountain 10, Falcon 9, 10 innings At Cheyenne Mountain: The Pikes Peak 4A No. 1 Indians scored in the...

Thursday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain baseball takes off in second inning

Updated: Fri, Apr 7, 2017
BASEBALL Cheyenne Mountain 15 Vista Ridge 2 At Cheyenne Mountain: The Wolves were down just one at the end of the first...
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