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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’...

Friday's prep roundup: With four titles, Discovery Canyon girls' tennis boasts best regional finish

Updated: Fri, May 4, 2018
GIRLS' TENNIS Class 4A Region 1 Tournament At Flying Horse: Thanks to four first-place winners, including three at...

Thursday's prep roundup: Manitou Springs ends Colorado Springs Christian School's unbeaten run in girls' soccer, Lions name new boys' basketball coach

Updated: Fri, May 4, 2018
Girls soccer Manitou Springs 5, Colorado Springs Christian 0 At Manitou Springs: The Mustangs (13-2) handed the Lions...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Brittney White, Pine Creek lacrosse

Updated: Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Pine Creek junior Brittney White grew out of the first sport she loved. White, who stands about 5-foot-10, had her childhood...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Marissa Dowlin delivers game-winning goal for Cheyenne Mountain girls' soccer

Updated: Thu, Apr 26, 2018
Baseball Pine Creek 17, Palmer 4, 5 inn. At Memorial Park: The Eagles (14-2, 10-0) scored at least four runs in each of...

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,...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse

Updated: Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Lewis-Palmer boys’ lacrosse coach Dan Mullins doesn’t mince words when discussing senior captain Garrett Ziegler. “First...

NOTEBOOK: Fountain-Fort Carson defends its turf at Trojan track & field invite

Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018
At this point it’s safe to say most everyone knows the Fountain-Fort Carson boys’ track & field team is stacked with some...

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...

Canon City baseball is embracing a 'blue-collar' mentality in midseason winning streak

Updated: Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Through their last seven games, the Canon City baseball team has outscored opponents 78-14 on the way to a mid-season win...

Monday's prep roundup: Coronado baseball earns walkoff win over Fountain-Fort Carson

Updated: Mon, Apr 16, 2018
BASEBALL La Junta 5, The Classical Academy 4 At La Junta: TCA scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a...

Saturday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson boys' track and field captures Pomona Invitational

Updated: Sat, Apr 14, 2018
BASEBALL ECA 17, Elbert 3 (5 innings) At ECA: Cam Rawlings went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and the Eagles extended their...

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...

Monday’s prep roundup: TCA girls claim first team tournament victory

Updated: Tue, Apr 10, 2018
GIRLS’ GOLF At Four Mile Ranch Golf Club: TCA claimed its first team title in school history, and Ashlee Sample of Palmer...

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 Coach of the Year: Jim Mason, Widefield

Updated: Fri, Mar 30, 2018
Coach Jim Mason made the decision last summer that 2017-18 would be his last season coaching, ending a 22-year girls’...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield and Calhan baseball fall in lopsided losses

Updated: Thu, Mar 29, 2018
BASEBALL Pueblo South 18, Widefield 2 At Widefield: Pueblo South peppered Widefield with 18 hits on the way to a...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Pine Creek, Canon City baseball continue hot start to the season

Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
BASEBALL Golden 14, Widefield 3 At Widefield: Elijah Clark hit one out of the park and batted in three runs for 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...

Gazette Preps 2017-18 Girls' Swimming and Diving All-Stars

Updated: Tue, Mar 27, 2018
FIRST TEAM Cat Wright, sr., Cheyenne Mountain: After dominating in freestyle and butterfly events last season, Wright found...

Monday’s prep roundup: Clark’s walkoff single in the eighth boosts Widefield past Westminster

Updated: Mon, Mar 26, 2018
 BASEBALL Widefield 2, Westminster 1 (8 innings) At Widefield: Elijah Clark’s walkoff single to left field scored...

Saturday's prep roundup: Canon City baseball rallies late against Liberty to extend winning streak

Updated: Sat, Mar 24, 2018
BASEBALL Canon City 6, Liberty 4 At Justin Field: Andrew Lapp drove in three runs, Tristan Beicker struck out seven...

VOTE: Gazette Preps top play of the 2018 winter season

Updated: Fri, Mar 23, 2018
The winter sports season may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the magic! For the last 10 weeks the Gazette...

Saturday's prep roundup: Strong sprint finishes lead Air Academy girls' track team to Harrison Panther Invitational title

Updated: Sat, Mar 17, 2018
BASEBALL Discovery Canyon 12, Palmer 1 (5 innings) At Palmer: The Thunder jumped to a 6-0 lead in the sixth innings, and...

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...

Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek sweeps team titles at season-opening track meet

Updated: Fri, Mar 9, 2018
TRACK AND FIELD Pikes Peak Invite At Garry Berry Stadium: Max Lofy (200 meters), James Hibbard (3,200) and Daniel Fuhr...

Widefield’s Cinderella season comes to an end in girls' basketball 4A state semifinal

Updated: Fri, Mar 9, 2018
The Widefield girls’ basketball team entered Thursday’s 4A semifinal game as the last remaining underdog in the state...

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...

Mesa Ridge/Widefield boys' swimming and diving returns after two-year absence

Updated: Wed, Mar 7, 2018
Mesa Ridge and Widefield’s boys swimming and diving coach Susan Wickberg may let out a nervous gasp or gesture watching her...

Gazette Preps 2018 boys' swim, dive preview capsules

Updated: Wed, Mar 7, 2018
Liberty High School Coach: Erik Richardson, third season Last year: 3-5 (3-3 5A Colorado Springs Metro) Returning...

Gazette Preps 2018 girls' track and field preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Class 5A Coronado Coach: Doug Hugill Returning athletes: Jaelyn Hershberger, jr., long and triple jumps; Madeline...

Scouting state playoffs: 6 area teams remain in the hunt for a high school basketball title

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
And then there were six. Two weeks of intense postseason basketball, six teams from the Pikes Peak region remain in the hunt...

Gazette Preps 2018 boys' track and field preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Class 5A Coronado Coach: Jeremy Kane, 14th year Returning athletes: Charles Broomfield, sr., throws; Justin Dwinell,...

Gazette Preps 2018 girls' track and field preview capsules

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Class 5A Coronado Coach: Doug Hugill Returning athletes: Grace Abernathy, so., distance; Chloe Cassens, sr. distance;...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Tre Pierre, Widefield boys' basketball

Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Widefield senior Tre Pierre and his Gladiators boys’ basketball teammates learned a harsh lesson in the toughest of ways in...

Prep notebook: It’s the end of 2 storied coaching legacies for Widefield basketball

Updated: Mon, Mar 5, 2018
It’s the end for two storied basketball legacies at Widefield. Boys’ basketball coach Mark Munoz is retiring after 21 years...

Gazette Preps baseball 2018 preview capsules

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
Calhan Coach: Donovan Mitchell, fifth year Last year: 11-7 (5-5 2A District 8) Returning starters: P/OF...

Lewis-Palmer boys advance to state basketball semifinals after Matthew Ragsdale's last-second shot

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
Matthew Ragsdale doesn’t need anything else for his birthday. A game-winning buzzer beater to send Lewis-Palmer to the Class...

Saturday's prep roundup: Doherty's run for a 5A boys' basketball title ends on last-second shot

Updated: Sun, Mar 4, 2018
CLASS 5A (2) ThunderRidge 45, (7) Doherty 43 At Denver Coliseum: Doherty’s stellar season came to an end Saturday in the...

Dramatic shot carries Widefield girls' basketball team to state semifinals

Updated: Sat, Mar 3, 2018
GOLDEN • Widefield coach Jim Mason’s retirement party, one that’s been four decades in the making, is officially on hold....

Scouting high school basketball playoffs: 5A/4A gets down to Great 8, 3A starts state

Updated: Thu, Mar 1, 2018
Boys Class 5A No. 7 Doherty Game data: No. 7 Doherty (21-4) vs. No. 2 Thunder Ridge (24-1)...Saturday at Denver Coliseum...

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....

Wednesday's prep roundup: Widefield and Falcon move on in Class 4A boys' basketball tournament

Updated: Wed, Feb 28, 2018
CLASS 4A (10) Widefield 54, (7) Silver Creek 51 At Silver Creek: Widefield racked up a four-point lead heading into the...

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...

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...

Widefield inside game overwhelms Skyview in 64-51 boys playoff victory

Updated: Sat, Feb 24, 2018
Widefield built an early 11-point lead only to see it nearly dissolve by halftime. The Gladiators did a much better job the...