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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.

AFA MORGAN STATE
Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette gathers in a 26 yard touchdown reception from Nate Romine in the first quarter against Morgan Stateat Falcon Stadium Saturday, September 5, 2015 in the opening game of the 2015 season. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
NFL Combine Football
Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Candidate Donald Trump holds a bible his mother gave him in a campaign video.  Trump will use the bible during his inauguration. Photo from video screenshot
Candidate Donald Trump holds a bible his mother gave him in a campaign video. Trump will use the bible during his inauguration. Photo from video screenshot
AFA MORGAN STATE
Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette gathers in a 26 yard touchdown reception from Nate Romine in the first quarter against Morgan Stateat Falcon Stadium Saturday, September 5, 2015 in the opening game of the 2015 season. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
OLY BASKETBALL
The USA basketball celebrates their 98-88 win over Australia Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Rio Olympic Games. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
OLY SWIMMING
Michael Phelps plows through the water on his way to his 22nd Olympic Gold Medal, this time in the 200-meter Individual Medley at the Rio Olympic Games Thursday, August 13, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
MLS Timbers Rapids Soccer
Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard gestures to fans a he leaves the pitch after facing the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match Monday, July 4, 2016, in Commerce City, Colo. The teams played to a 0-0 tie. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)