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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: True competition awaiting CSCS in semifinals

    Published: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    Early in the second quarter at Air Force's Clune Arena, fans of the Colorado Springs Christian School boys' basketball team endured a shock. Their favorite team only led by 8 points in the Class 3A state quarterfinals against Denver Science & Tech. "I was a little worried there,"...

  • Ramsey: If Tre' Coggins returns, he could lift Air Force basketball

    Updated: Tue, Mar 11, 2014

    Good times should be just around the bend for Air Force's men's basketball team, but there's one massive question hanging over the program. Is talented sophomore point guard Tre' Coggins returning to the Falcons next season? He's scored 20 or more points eight times this season. He's...

  • Ramsey: Derrick White has UCCS men's basketball team on the rise

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    DENVER - Derrick White shrugged as he thought back to his flight pattern. "I have no idea how high I was," White said. Let me tell you, Derrick. You were astonishingly high. White soared to stupendous heights while carrying his Mountain Lions into the finals of the Rocky...

  • Ramsey: The almosts, not so big deal, and stray dogs of Sochi

    Updated: Mon, Feb 24, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia - Winter never arrived for this Winter Olympics. The skies were clear. The temperatures soared to ridiculous, and wonderful, heights. The mountains glowed in the sunlight and intense moonlight. Sunshine seldom departed, and the terrorists never arrived. That's the...

  • Ramsey: As these Sochi Games end, a reminder of why we need them

    Updated: Mon, Feb 24, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia - In the late days of the 19th century, a wonderful idea turned into a wonderful reality. Athletes across the globe gathered every four years for a true world championship, and on a planet plagued with strife and bloodshed, these Games somehow remained peaceful. Julie...

  • Olympic bobsled medalist Curtis Tomasevicz wanted to be an Air Force Falcon

    Updated: Sun, Feb 23, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia - Curtis Tomasevicz, Olympic bronze and gold medalist in the bobsled, came extremely close to becoming an Air Force football player. He wanted to play for Fisher DeBerry, and there was no doubt DeBerry wanted Tomasevicz to wear an Air Force uniform. It was all set....

  • USOC leaders say they're OK with reduced medal count

    Updated: Sat, Feb 22, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia - The United States claimed 37 medals at the 2010 Vancouver Games. The U.S. will not claim 37 medals at the Sochi Games. Leaders of the U. S. Olympic Committee, based in Colorado Springs, say they are at peace with the lowered medal count. As of Saturday night, the U.S....

  • Mikaela Shiffrin, 18, takes on expectations - and meets them

    Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia - Mikaela Shiffrin was riding on a chair lift through the Russian mountains on her way to her second slalom run. She's only 18, but she's spent hours envisioning this moment. That's her thing. She dwells in the future. She realized, sitting on that chair lift in the...

  • Ramsey: Olympic chokes? No. Overcome by demons? Maybe

    Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia — We wanted the gold too much. Kelli Stack said those words with tears in her eyes. On Thursday night on the edge of the Black Sea, the United States women's hockey team was a minute away from an historic victory over Canada. They couldn't hold on. Stack said...

  • Ramsey: American women figure skaters look toward future

    Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia - American women failed to earn an individual medal in Olympic figure skating competition for the first time since 1936. A high school sophomore from San Jose hopes to return Americans to the medal stand in South Korea at the 2018 Games. Polina Edmunds, who's only 15,...

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