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David Ramsey

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David Ramsey has written sports columns for The Gazette for 10 years. He's visited all 50 states, and he's wise enough to realize Colorado is the best of those 50. He's a graduate of Denver South High School, Abilene Christian University and Syracuse University, where he earned a master's degree in American History in 2003. He's placed nine times in the national Asssociated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest, including two first-place finishes. He's covered the Athens, Beijing and London Olympics for The Gazette. He's the father of Ruth, a Rampart High grad, and Luke and Caleb, both grads of Pikes Peak Christian. He's an avid cyclist. He hopes to climb Mount Massive this summer, but he says that every year. Gazette sports columnist David Ramsey brings you the personal side of sports along with his personal analysis.

Sand Creek D'shawn Schwartz goes in for a layup during the Vista Ridge and Sand Creek boys basketball game at Vista Ridge High School on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
Courtney Shepherd and coach Cayla De George celebrate Lewis-Palmer's upset win over Air Academy. (David Ramsey, The Gazette)
Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich cheers from the bench against San Jose State during the second half against San Jose State Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy.  The Falcons won 64-57. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich cheers from the bench against San Jose State during the second half against San Jose State Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy. The Falcons won 64-57. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
David Ramsey March 7, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
New Mexico Air Force Basketball
Air Force forward Lavelle Scottie, front, fields a pass while in the lane as New Mexico center Obij Aget defends late in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Air Force Academy, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
PREP BASKETBALL
The Lewis-Palmer Rangers hosted the Vista Ridge Wolves in boys' basketball action on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Lewis-Palmer High School. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
NCAA Connecticut Colorado Basketball
Colorado's Josh Scott (40) is guarded by Connecticut's Shonn Miller, left, during a first-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 17, 2016. Connecticut won 74-67.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Tom Brady, left, and Donald Trump, right, are pictured on June 25, 2005. (Donna Connor/Getty Images)