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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Cheyenne Mountain captures girls' soccer title with old-school style

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    COMMERCE CITY - Elegant. That's the best word to describe Cheyenne Mountain's girls' soccer 4A state champions. The team employed its methodical, thinking woman's approach to edge Broomfield, 2-0, in a title rematch much closer than the score. Cheyenne Mountain is not a scoring...

  • Ramsey: The Classical Academy shows readiness for move to 4A in 3A title loss

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    COMMERCE CITY - The Classical Academy Titans failed in their quest to win the 3A girls' soccer title. They succeeded in proving they are ready for next season's jump to 4A. The Titans dominated the final 25 minutes against Colorado Academy, but could not find the back of the net....

  • Knicks interested in Nuggets Brian Shaw for coaching vacancy. Why?

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    Keep hearing the New York Knicks are looking at the Nuggets Brian Shaw for the team’s coaching vacancy. Why? Shaw was at the helm this season for the Nuggets collapse. Denver finished with a 36-46 record while Shaw clashed with Andre Miller and could never quite figure out what...

  • Air Force great Fisher DeBerry talks about the downside of texting

    Updated: Tue, May 20, 2014

    Fisher DeBerry talked a couple years ago about his philosophy of recruiting. His old team, the Air Force Falcons, could use some help in the area of recruiting. Lack of talent doomed Air Force to a 2-10 record last season. “I would have trouble myself if I was a young guy...

  • Ramsey: U.S. women's indoor volleyball players eager to beat host Brazil for Olympic gold

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    The U.s. women's indoor volleyball team will travel to the 2016 Brazil Olympics facing an intimidating challenge. The American women will be seeking their first indoor volleyball gold. Meanwhile, the Brazilians will be chasing their third straight gold. On their home court. An...

  • Haviland, CC's new hockey coach, hopes to reach 20 wins ... next season

    Updated: Thu, May 15, 2014

    Mike Haviland is not a patient man., He looks at the Colorado College Tigers, a team that crawled to seven wins last season, and sees a team that can flirt with 20 wins in 2014-2015. No, I am not kidding. I asked Coach Mike how many wins he expects next season. “I would say, you...

  • Ramsey: Mike Haviland promises national title ahead for his CC Tigers

    Updated: Wed, May 14, 2014

    Mike Haviland talks often about winning a national championship at Colorado College. This is a sure way to draw applause. But he must realize, somewhere deep in his hockey soul, how far he stands from his vision. "The goal here, and make no mistake, is to contend for the national...

  • Ramsey: Mothers lift us to special places, just ask Aaron, Durant and The Goose

    Updated: Sat, May 10, 2014

    Hank Aaron conquered the racists and the doubters and the pitchers of the National League while traveling toward ultimate triumph. On April 8, 1974, Aaron launched Al Downing's 1-0 pitch into the stands in Atlanta and passed Babe Ruth as baseball's Home Run King. He rounded the...

  • Ramsey: Haviland could be right man for CC hockey job - even if you haven't heard of him

    Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Ken Ralph declined to travel the popular route when he placed the Colorado College hockey program in the hands of Mike Haviland. For four weeks, I listened to CC fans offer names of their favored candidates to succeed Scott Owens. CC assistants Eric Rud and Joe Bonnett. Former Denver...

  • Ramsey: Pilipovich seeks the 'right' kid for Air Force basketball

    Updated: Thu, May 8, 2014

    Frank Serratore has developed a hard-won sense of whether a hockey prospect has the strength to successfully surf through the rigorous waves of studying and marching at the Air Force Academy. If a recruit winces as Serratore describes cadet life at the academy, the coach knows it's...