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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.

Rampart's Arielle Keating hits an iron at the 5A girls' golf state championship Monday, May 22, at Rolling Hills in Golden. COURTESY PHOTO
Sierra sprinter Dante Thomas sprints ahead of Manitou Springs’ Jayden Omi, right, and D’Evelyn’s Wesley Tedstrom to win the 3A boys 100-meter dash Sunday, May 21, 2017, during the Colorado High School State Track and Field Championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sierra sprinter Dante Thomas sprints ahead of Manitou Springs Jayden Omi, right, and D'Evelyn's Wesley Tedstrom to win the 3A boys 100-meter dash Sunday, May 21, 2017, during the Colorado High School State Track and Field Championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Raymond Felton, left, falls after colliding with San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who was called for the offensive foul, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, April 8, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
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Senior midfielder, Erik Smith, looks down the field for an open player during the end of the second quarter against Michiganat Flacon Stadium Saturday, March 29, 2014. Air Force defeated Michigan 15-12 . Photo by Mason Trinca, The Gazette
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Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic (15) tries to go around Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
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Jalen Robinette - The Air Force Academy Falcons defeated Boise State 27-20 Friday, November 25, 2016 at Falcon Stadium. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette