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.

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Counting down the 16 greatest Broncos: No. 16 Peyton Manning


When Peyton Manning arrived in Colorado in 2012, the Broncos were in tatters. The franchise had fallen on hard times, without a winning season since 2006. The team had a 35-45 record in the past five seasons.


Ramsey: Colorado Springs ultra-athlete Michelle Blessing enjoyed extreme exercise from the start

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Michelle Blessing was in seventh grade at North Junior High when she joined with her friends on a quest for strenuous self-improvement. The girls believed they suffered from "jiggly legs" and decided group running...

Ramsey: 3 who belong in the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame (vote in poll)


Vote in our poll: Mobile users can scroll to the bottom of the story to participate; desktop users can find the poll to the right of this article.

The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame will be better,...

Ramsey: Question of the day at Air Force football - Where is everybody?

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

A breezy, sunny, balmy afternoon. An ideal day to sit outside and watch football on the edge of the foothills.

So that's what I did. I escaped the press box in the second quarter of Air Force's 42-14...

Pueblo East dominates mistake-prone TCA


The Classical Academy needed a flawless performance to upset Pueblo East, the defending Class 3A football champions.

Instead, TCA's Titans delivered a highly flawed performance, suffering through five...

Ramsey blog: Is Fresno State football team on the rise?

As the month began, Saturday's game against Fresno state seemed a near-sure win for Air Force.

The Bulldogs, coached by Air Force alum Tim DeRuyter, were struggling and we're talking serious, deep, utter...

Ramsey blog: Remembering ex-Bronco Brandon Lloyd, unforgettable in forgettable 2010 season

The Broncos were a mess in 2010. Josh McDaniels revealed himself as The Boy Blunder and the team finished 4-12 and the franchise seemed headed to continued disaster and a boring quarterback named Kyle Orton led the...