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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Ramsey: Yes! Air Force and CU finally renew football rivalry

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette


A far-too-lengthy football Cold War ended Wednesday when Air Force Academy and Colorado agreed to renew their series.

Rank stupidity by Boulder spectators ended a promising rivalry in 1974....

Ramsey blog: Will Lawson's recklessness end his days with Denver Nuggets?

By: David Ramsey

How does Ty Lawson respond to the considerable challenge of Emmanuel Mudiay?

According to TMZ, Lawson gets himself arrested in Los Angeles for suspicion of drunk driving. This was early Tuesday morning. You...

Ramsey: Widefield's Paul Browning believes he's destined for NFL


Paul Browning believes. He knows the odds. He believes anyway.

He was not selected in the 2015 draft, but he's convinced he will play in the NFL.

"I can play in the NFL," said the former CSU-Pueblo...

Ramsey: Welcome to America, headquarters of women's soccer


We dwell in the Land of the Free, which doubles as world headquarters for women's soccer.

A generation ago, soccer was as welcome in America as the metric system. The rest of the world adored The Beautiful...

Ramsey: Floyd Little remembers Kenny Stabler, leader of the mighty, evil Raiders


Kenny "The Snake" Stabler's death carries us back to those days when hating the Raiders ranked among the prime pleasures of living on the Front Range. He was a lovable antihero on a roster filled with outright...

Ramsey: Hill Climb racers savor thrills, and perils, of challenging America's Mountain

By: david ramsey

We want to ride with them. We want to take the terrifying, thrilling trip to the top of Pikes Peak.

That explains why The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has survived and thrived since...

Conditions alter course at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb


Vahsholtz relies on

instincts in record run

Woodland Park driver Codie Vahsholtz had his ride to a record perfectly planned out Sunday at The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.


Ramsey blog: It's Monster Tajima's birthday

By: David Ramsey

Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima celebrated his 65th birthday Sunday on Pikes Peak.

“I’m still very young,” Tajima said. “I will do this race until I die. I must do this race. And this is most important. I want to...