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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...

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...

Game of the Week: Cheyenne Mountain hopes to 'play with the big boys' of Widefield

Updated: Fri, Sep 15, 2017
When Cheyenne Mountain coach Jay Saravis heard the Indians’ clash with Widefield was The Gazette Preps Game of the Week, he...

Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty rallies to beat Liberty in softball

Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
SOFTBALL Doherty 18, Liberty 10 At Liberty: Angelina Locriccio continued her torrid streak from the plate with five more...

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 

Widefield football blanks Mitchell with no-huddle offense

Updated: Sat, Sep 9, 2017
Widefield coach Nic Olney thought his offense could use a spark. In their Week 1 win over Liberty, the Gladiators offense...

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...

Gazette Preps girls' cross country capsules

Updated: Fri, Sep 1, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Taylor Dutton, sr.; Faith Roth, jr.; Chloe Cassens, sr.; Madeline...

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...

Monday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain softball takes second straight win against Mitchell

Updated: Tue, Aug 29, 2017
SOFTBALL Cheyenne Mountain 17, Mitchell 0, 4 innings At Mitchell: Katelynn Ralston struck out 12 in a one-hitter, hit two...

Prep football capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
5A Mount Lincoln Not reporting: Fountain-Fort Carson. Mount Massive Not reporting: Doherty. 4A Foothills Cheyenne...

Gazette Preps boys' cross country capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
5A Coronado Coach: Grant Stoughton Key returners: Ben Swanson, jr.; Conor Strizich, sr.; Andrew Burton, sr.; Charlie...

High school boys' soccer team capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro Doherty Coach: Andrew Drummond, 14th year Key players: Jack Mann, sr.; Josh...

High school softball team capsules

Updated: Sun, Aug 20, 2017
5A Colorado Springs Metro Doherty Coach: Mike Berkey (first season) Last season: (6-13, 3-9 league) Key players:...

Widefield football taking improvements 'one day at a time'

Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Nic Olney has been trying to build the Widefield football program one day at a time since he took over in June 2016. It...

High school boys' golf team capsules

Updated: Mon, Aug 14, 2017
5A Doherty Coach: Cheri Rogers (17th season) Key golfers: Avery Henderson, jr.; Ryan Pierce, sr.; Sam Gonzales, sr.;...

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...

The Gazette 2017 Baseball All-Area teams

Published: Sat, Jun 10, 2017
Pitcher Micah Bregard Air Academy, jr. Opponents hit .151 against him as he went 6-1 with a 2.04 ERA. Pitcher Toby...

Friday's prep roundup: Thunder's Kuntzelman, Kadets' Campbell both advance to state in girls' tennis

Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017
GIRLS' TENNIS Regionals 4A Region 1 At Flying Horse: Air Academy's Cori Campbell and Discovery Canyon's Mattie...

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...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek girls' soccer earns top 5A CSML seed

Updated: Wed, May 3, 2017
GIRLS' SOCCER Pine Creek 3, Liberty 0 At District 20 Stadium: Madeline Alhamra had two goals and an assist, leading Pine...

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...

Widefield captures title at Cougar Classic

Updated: Fri, Apr 28, 2017
The Widefield boys' track and field team has plenty of reason for optimism going into the state meet next month: maturing...

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...
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Widefield holds down Air Academy 28-24
Preps football: Mesa Ridge 42 - Widefield 30