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

Updated: 6 hr ago
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Fountain-Fort Carson 63, Scott City (Kan.) 52 At Colby, Kansas: Rashon Barron led three Trojans in double...

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

Updated: 9 hr ago
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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty beats Rampart in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Jan 17, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Doherty 56, Rampart 48 At Rampart: The Pikes Peak region 5A No. 1 Spartans were outscored 17-6 in the...

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...

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...

Sophomore Serin Dunne helps Mesa Ridge girls to rivalry win over Widefield

Updated: Tue, Jan 9, 2018
With three scorers averaging double figures, and a Davidson women’s basketball commit on the roster, it’s easy for a sophomore...

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...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' basketball blows past Coronado in CSML opener

Updated: Thu, Jan 4, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Pine Creek 55, Coronado 21 At Pine Creek: Kate Ogrodny had 15 points and three blocks and Jordyn...

Thursday’s prep roundup: Stellar defensive play keeps CSCS perfect on young season

Updated: Fri, Dec 22, 2017
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL CSCS 40, Pagosa Springs 19 At CSCS: Megan Engesser led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points, and...

Gazette Preps Boys Cross Country All-Stars

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
First team Mason Norman, The Classical Academy, Sophomore Norman won the 3A boys’ race in 15 minutes, 56.7 seconds, the...

Gazette Preps Girls Cross Country All-Stars

Updated: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
First team Isabella Prosceno, Palmer Ridge, Freshman Prosceno announced her arrival on the prep cross country scene by...

Monday's prep roundup: St. Mary's rides relays to win

Updated: Mon, Dec 18, 2017
Swimming St. Mary’s 54, Mesa Ridge/Widefield 44 At Widefield: The Pirates won their first dual of the season to improve to...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Dewing leads Air Academy boys' basketball to sixth straight win

Updated: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Air Academy 73, Pueblo Centennial 49 At Pueblo East Coaches Classic: Thad Dewing scored 23 points and...

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...

Friday’s prep roundup: Cole Jr., Newlin lift Pine Creek hockey past Battle Mountain

Updated: Fri, Dec 8, 2017
HOCKEY Pine Creek 4, Battle Mountain 3  At Vail: Pine Creek built an early three-goal lead, then hung on thanks in...

Gazette Preps team-by-team high school wrestling preview capsules

Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017
Class 5A Doherty Coach: Joshua Galvan (fourth season) Returning state qualifiers: Three Key wrestlers: Jayse Bouillion,...

Prep girls' swimming and diving team capsules

Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017
CLASS 5A Doherty Coach: Murphy Barry (second season) Returning athletes: Grace Kuenzel, sr., 50 and 100 freestyle; Emily...

Thursday's prep roundup: Chloe Welch's all-around effort leads Mesa Ridge girls past Pueblo South

Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 67, Pueblo South 48 At Palmer: Chloe Welch narrowly missed a triple-double with 27 points, 11...

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...

WATCH: Top 5 plays of the fall 2017 sports season

Updated: Sat, Nov 25, 2017
The votes have been counted and the readers have spoken. Congratulations to the athletes voted to have the top plays of the...

VOTE: Gazette Preps top play of fall 2017 in the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Fri, Nov 24, 2017
For the last nine weeks the Gazette Preps staff has selected the top plays from around the Pikes Peak region. But now it's...

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...

Pine Creek rolls to convincing win over Widefield

Updated: Fri, Oct 27, 2017
Three weeks ago, Pine Creek coach Todd Miller was not a happy man. His Eagles had struggled to a seven-point win over Pueblo...

Twelve cross country runners to watch Saturday at the Norris-Penrose Event Center

Updated: Fri, Oct 27, 2017
Colorado Springs took home five state cross country titles last year. Here are a few boys and girls to look out for Saturday...

Pine Creek vs. Widefield highlights three football games to watch this weekend

Updated: Thu, Oct 26, 2017
Suddenly, the regular season is winding down. For 1A and 2A schools, this week is it, one last chance to make a postseason...

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...

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...

Pair of unsung heroes emerged in Widefield vs. Air Academy football

Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Looking at the box scores from last week’s Game of the Week between Air Academy and Widefield, it was no surprise to see who...

Widefield football holds off Air Academy

Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017
Air Academy's football team set the tone to open the second half of a 4A Southern Football Conference game against Widefield...

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...

Game of the Week: Air Academy, Widefield football battle for first conference win

Updated: Thu, Oct 12, 2017
When you look at this week’s Gazette Preps Game of the Week matchup, you’ll find two squads entering Week 7 at 4-2. Two...

Tuesday's prep roundup: St. Mary's goalkeeper Calhoun shines in win over James Irwin

Updated: Wed, Oct 11, 2017
BOYS' SOCCER St. Mary's 4, James Irwin 2 At James Irwin: St. Mary's keeper Gabe Calhoun can stop shots and create a few of...

Mesa Ridge holds off Widefield for 3rd straight football rivalry win

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
Mesa Ridge's football team entered Week 6 with two losses on the season. But the Grizzlies knew they were better than their...

Edgerton, Fini break Mesa Ridge records as Grizzlies hit their stride

Updated: Sat, Oct 7, 2017
The Mesa Ridge football team believes it is a state-caliber team. And after a 42-30 win over rival Widefield on Saturday,...

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...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge, Sierra softball put up big numbers in league wins

Updated: Tue, Oct 3, 2017
FIELD HOCKEY St. Mary’s Academy 3, Liberty 1 At Liberty: Kylan McCulloch was Liberty’s lone goal scorer against St. Mary’s...

Friday's prep roundup: Harrison football continues historic start with rout of Woodland Park

Updated: Fri, Sep 29, 2017
FOOTBALL Harrison 58, Woodland Park 7 At Woodland Park: Orlando Westbrook accounted for 241 yards and ran for a score and...

Prep notebook: Harrison football off to best start in three decades

Updated: Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Four weeks and four wins for Harrison Harrison’s galvanized football program is having its best start to a season in three...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer tops Pueblo County in football

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
FOOTBALL Lewis-Palmer 20, Pueblo County 10 At Lewis-Palmer: Lewis-Palmer (1-3) rallied for 14 unanswered points to beat...

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....

Health and safety of high school athletes in Colorado must be our No. 1 priority

Updated: Fri, Sep 22, 2017
In the past few years the landscape of high school football - and any contact sport, really, has changed drastically. A...

Youthful Widefield O-line shows promise, led by Sam Reed

Updated: Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Typically a young o-line means trouble for skill players on the gridiron. But try telling that to the Widefield offensive...

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...

Gazette Preps Top 5 plays of the week: Sept. 11-16

Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2017
The Gazette Preps Top 5 plays of the week feature plays from Doherty, Cheyenne Mountain, Pine Creek and Widefield.

Widefield's defense pulls past Cheyenne Mountain

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
There's that old saying, "Defense wins championships." Well, Friday night, it was "Defense wins." Widefield's football...
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