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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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Big fourth-quarter spurt gives Palmer boys win over Douglas County

Updated: Wed, Dec 20, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Palmer 62, Douglas County 51 At Palmer: Brayden Grantz led four scorers in double figures with 16 points,...

2017 Gazette Preps 5A-4A football All-Stars

Updated: Sat, Dec 16, 2017
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback TJ Davis, Widefield, sr. — Davis emerged as one of the area’s best dual-threat...

Realignment could help Doherty playoff hopes, impact Palmer Ridge football state title chances

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
In a perfect world, the Doherty football program likely would have advanced to the playoffs the past two seasons. Reality...

Turnovers highlight Vista Ridge's loss to Pueblo South in 4A quarterfinals

Updated: Sat, Nov 18, 2017
The turnovers might have been the byproduct of cold weather or the jitters. No one truly knows. But the Vista Ridge...

Blog: Despite quarterfinal loss, the future is bright for Rowan Neal, Vista Ridge football

Updated: Sat, Nov 18, 2017
If you’ve followed the Vista Ridge football team this season, you know all about Jaylen Thomas and his athleticism. But last...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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 

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...

Vista Ridge football cousin trio highlights nine athlete signings

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
At 6-foot-5½, and a surprisingly agile 338 pounds, it's no wonder why the University of Colorado didn't hesitate to offer...

Prep football update: No. 13 Mesa Ridge falls to No. 4 Ponderosa

Published: Sun, Nov 13, 2016
No. 13 Mesa Ridge falls to No. 4 Ponderosa Mesa Ridge coach Rob Braaten can relish the fact that his team took a step forward...

Football state playoff brackets

Updated: Sun, Nov 6, 2016
The 6-man football playoffs open this week.  Here's a look at the state tournament bracket.

Friday's prep roundup: Peyton football advances to 1A quarterfinals

Updated: Sat, Nov 5, 2016
FOOTBALL 1A Playoffs, First Round Peyton 16, Limon 7 At Peyton: Pikes Peak 2A and Below No. 1 Peyton (10-0) earned the...

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...

3 prep football games to watch this week around Colorado Springs: Mesa Ridge, Vista Ridge and more

Updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2016
With conference games on the horizon, teams will be wanting to fine tune their play. What better way to do that than set...

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...