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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...

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...

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...

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....

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield boys basketball wins 4A CSML

Updated: Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Boys basketball Widefield 77, Canon City 51 At Canon City: Widefield (19-4, 14-2) wrapped up the Class 4A Colorado Springs...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge boys' basketball scores 106 in final regular-season home game

Updated: Tue, Feb 13, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 106, Canon City 52 At Mesa Ridge: The Grizzlies surpassed 100 points in their final game on...

Pikes Peak rankings: Big week ahead for Fountain-Fort Carson girls and other teams on the cusp

Updated: Mon, Feb 12, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Feb. 12 Class 5A Doherty (18-4) Rampart (15-6) Liberty (16-6) Dropped out: N/A...

Friday's prep roundup: Doherty in hunt for team title after first day of Class 5A Region 3 wrestling tournament

Updated: Fri, Feb 9, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING Class 5A State Championships At Chatfield: Lewis-Palmer junior Meredith Rees seeded fourth in...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Chloe Welch's big night helps Mesa Ridge stay unbeaten in league

Updated: Thu, Feb 8, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Widefield 79, Mitchell 35 At Widefield: The Gladiators broke things open behind a 22-6 run that spanned...

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...

Monday’s prep roundup: Big rally helps Widefield boys escape upset-minded Woodland Park

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Widefield 60, Woodland Park 56 At Woodland Park: Randall Days scored a game-high 27 points and helped...

Pikes Peak rankings: 2 top girls' teams battle for No. 1 this week

Updated: Mon, Feb 5, 2018
BOYS BASKETBALL Team records as of Feb. 5 Class 5A Doherty (16-3) Liberty (15-5) Rampart (14-5) Dropped out: N/A...

Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball trio comes up big in win over league foe Falcon

Updated: Fri, Feb 2, 2018
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Widefield 52, Elizabeth 33 At Widefield: Aaliyah Ricketts led with 19 points and Charisse Fairley...

Widefield boys claim rivalry win over Mesa Ridge basketball despite a few Grizzly comebacks

Updated: Thu, Feb 1, 2018
The Widefield-Mesa Ridge rivalry is an intense matchup regardless of the sport. But Wednesday the boys’ basketball teams took...

Wednesday's Gazette Preps roundup: Mesa Ridge, Air Academy and Palmer Ridge among winners in girls' basketball

Updated: Wed, Jan 31, 2018
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 68, Widefield 41 At Widefield: Mesa Ridge coach Jeff Beatty feels like he acquired a big-time...

Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield boys' basketball holds on for win over Sierra, extends winning streak to six games

Updated: Fri, Jan 26, 2018
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING F-FC 43, Sierra Grande 16, Pueblo East 13 At Fountain-Fort Carson: Sophomore Amira O'Sullivan...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty stays unbeaten in league by holding off F-FC in double-OT

Updated: Tue, Jan 23, 2018
BOYS' BASKETBALL Doherty 64, Fountain-Fort Carson 59, 2OT At Fountain-Fort Carson: Doherty blew a late four-point lead in...

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

Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Fountain-Fort Carson 63, Scott City (Kan.) 52 At Colby, Kansas: Rashon Barron led three Trojans in double...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

Longtime Colorado Springs high school wrestling coach Matt Brickell stepping down, but he's not done coaching

Updated: Mon, Mar 13, 2017
Matt Brickell called it quits from wrestling in 2013, but the sport had a tighter hold on him than he'd thought. As he tries...

Mesa Ridge eliminates rival Widefield as Dylan Mileto hits 1,000-point mark

Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Senior Dylan Mileto entered Saturday night's game needing 23 points to become the first boys' basketball player in Mesa Ridge...

Second-round capsules for 5A, 4A boys' basketball playoffs

Updated: Fri, Feb 24, 2017
After a first round with plenty of surprises, the top-seeded teams in the state jump into competition to try and knock down...

League, geographical foes meet again, this time in girls', boys' basketball playoffs

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017
League play in prep basketball wrapped up last weekend. Or did it? Now, it seems to be back, just in time for the playoffs....

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge locks up 4A CSML girls' basketball crown

Updated: Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Girls' Basketball Mesa Ridge 54, Cañon City 51 At Mesa Ridge: Behind 23 points and 16 rebounds from sophomore Ashley...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Highlights from the high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
HOCKEY Lewis-Palmer 5, Ralston Valley 4 At Apex: Lewis-Palmer (5-9, 2-8 Foothills Conference) has been looking for a...

Widefield rolls to win over Mitchell in boys' basketball

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
The Widefield and Mitchell boys' basketball teams got two halftimes on Wednesday night - one at actual halftime, and one with...

Monday's prep roundup: Tedquist's 3-pointer boosts Canon City girls past Sierra

Updated: Mon, Feb 6, 2017
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Canon City 51, Sierra 48 At Canon City: Kate Tedquist hit a 3-pointer from the right corner as time...

Thursday's prep roundup: St. Mary's snaps 10-game skid in boys' basketball

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 51, Florence 41 At St. Mary's: Jack Velten led a balanced scoring effort with 11 points and...

Thursday's prep roundup: Liberty tops Rampart to stay atop league

Updated: Thu, Jan 12, 2017
BOYS' BASKETBALL Liberty 80, Rampart 73 At Liberty: Liberty (8-4, 3-0 5A Colorado Springs Metro League) scored 27 points...

Mesa Ridge flashes depth to hold off Widefield in boys' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 10, 2017
The Mesa Ridge boys' basketball team is deep, and so were a lot of the shots the Grizzlies players hit Tuesday night. In a...

Monday's prep roundup: Young Trojans chip in to help F-FC boys win at Cherry Creek tournament

Updated: Mon, Dec 19, 2016
BOYS' BASKETBALL Fountain-Fort Carson 87, Fossil Ridge 69 At Greenwood Village: Seniors TJ Lucero and Djimon O'Neal had 24...

Widefield uses simple strategy to down Cheyenne Mountain in boys' basketball

Updated: Wed, Dec 14, 2016
WIDEFIELD - Even when the shots weren't falling, Widefield continued to pound Cheyenne Mountain in the paint. "We were just...

Big schools boys' basketball team-by-team capsules

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016
5A CSML Coronado Coach: David Thomas (second season) Last season: 2-21 Key players: Ashton Rogers, jr., F; Elijah...