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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.

Air Force Falcons took on the UNLV Rebels at Falcon Stadium at the U.S. Air Force Academy on Saturday October 14, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Army Air Force Football
Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman, front, eludes a tackle by Army defensive back Gibby Gibson in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Air Force Academy, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Anthony Croston (18) of the Arizona State gets the puck past Air Force goalkeeper Billy Christopoulos (44) for a goal at the Cadet Ice Arena at the U.S. Air Force Academy on Friday October 13, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Broncos Keenum Football
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, left, shakes hands with Case Keenum during a news conference to introduce him as the new starting quarterback of the Broncos at the team's headquarters Friday, March 16, 2018, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib returns an interception 46 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Broncos 34-20 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Colorado College Tigers forward Kade Kehoe (9) controls the puck as his team takes on the Denver Pioneers at The Broadmoor World Arena on Saturday December 9, 2017 in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Elway Senior Open Golf
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway jokes with reporters after he was introduced as the honorary chairman of the 39th U.S. Senior Open, which will be held at the Broadmoor Golf Club in Colorado Springs, Colo., during a news conference at one of the retired football player's steakhouses on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in Denver. The 2018 U.S. Senior Open will run from June 28 through July 1 on the Broadmoor's East Course. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
A flag symbolizing the United States Olympics flies over the entrance of the Olympic Training Center and the current headquarters of the USOC in Colorado Springs on Thursday, August 20, 2009. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Holy Family guard Isabelle Hren gets blocked by Mesa Ridge center Ashley Bowen during the Mesa Ridge and Holy Family girls basketball game at Mesa Ridge High School on Friday, March 4, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
South Korea US Pyeongchang 2018
U,S, Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun speaks about the Team USA WinterFest for the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at Yongsan Garrison, a U.S. military base in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. WinterFest will be held on Feb. 19, 2018 at the U.S. military base in Seoul. South Korea's Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games which will be held in February 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)