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

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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Prep football capsules

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

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...

David Ramsey: Pine Creek's Todd Miller and Widefield's Boris Berian soared in 2016

Updated: Wed, Dec 28, 2016
Todd Miller says he's not going anywhere, which is good news if you're associated with Pine Creek's football program and bad...

Mesa Ridge downs Widefield in football rivalry

Updated: Sat, Oct 8, 2016
Mesa Ridge took a haymaker to the chin to start its rivalry game against Widefield. The Grizzlies simply smiled, and...

Three Pikes Peak-area prep football games to watch in Week 6

Updated: Wed, Oct 5, 2016
It's so nice to be in the full swing of conference play. Even teams and players seem to be happy about it, happy to have...

Class 5A-3A football preview capsules in the Colorado Springs area: Will Pine Creek climb back to the top?

Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2016
CLASS 5A MOUNT MASSIVE Doherty Coach: Jeff Krumlauf Last season: 5-5, lost in first round of playoffs Key players:...